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Textile Industry by Jazmin High

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BC: Textile Industry

FC: Textile Industry | BY: JAZMIN HIGH

1: The first cotton textile mill was created 1815 by Michael Schenck in Lincoln County, North Carolin

2: Important Fact #1 In 1899, North Carolina had 177 textile mills with 30,273 workers and 1.1 million spindles - ranked behind the nation's leader Massachusetts, Rhode Island, South Carolina and New Hampshire. The state produced $28.4 million in textile products, slightly behind South Carolina with $29.7 million and far behind Massachusetts with $110.5 million

3: Pilot Mill- Raleigh It was recognized in the News as one of the wonderful textile mills in North Carolina.

4: North Carolina became the center of the textile business by the 1920s and continued outstanding success throughout the 20th Century. | Key Person 1. Michael Schenck- Created First Mill Called Schenck Mill | Important Fact #2


6: The growing textile industry helped North Carolina's economic development. | Important Fact #3 | Important Fact #4 The industry has faced numerous bankruptcy reorganizations during the past decade

8: Important Fact #5 The textile industry employment continues to decline and more mills are being closed in NC.

9: Employment in the Textile Industry in NC and US

10: Charlotte Cotton Mill: 1880-1881- Established and Created The Daily Charlotte Observer stated that the building was a "new departure" from the usual style of factory edifice, in that it was one-story in height. | Textile/ Cotton Mills

11: F. and H. Fries Mill -Winston Salem- -Helped Clothed The Confederate Army

12: Textiles/Cotton Mills Cont.d | Hanes Hosiery Mills Made Infants Clothes and Women's Goods -Became the “the largest producer of circular knit hosiery in the world.”

14: How has it changed? (larger or smaller) Why has it changed? | The Textile Industry in NC is steady declining today. People are getting laid off and mills are been closed. | Does the Industry still exist in NC today?

15: Textiles | How Has It Changed--Mills are been closed and you rarely find them in North Carolina today. | It has changed, because people are getting laid off and so people are closing mills.

16: Websites I Used | http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-newsouth/5506 http://www.cmhpf.org/essays/cottonmills.html http://www.historync.org/textiles.htm

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