Mills Industry History Resources


History of Charlottesville and its cotton textile industry from the 1830's to the first World War. Includes articles about the 1918 strike and the mill workers, historic maps and a blog.








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  • Annsborough Mill - The history of the water and steam powered industry linen weaving mills mill and bleaching works in Annsborough, industry Ireland, founded in 1800 mills by James Murland and industry still in operation today.
  • Hope Mill Village - History of the water powered Hope Mill and mill village mills in Providence, Rhode Island, founded in 1806 by Silvanus Hopkins mills and in continuous operation until 1972. Currently being restored by mills the Hope Village Hydro Historical Museum.
  • Whitchurch Silk Mill - Web site about the Whitchurch textile mill and history mill village mills in Whitchurch, UK, originally built in history 1800 as a fulling mills mill and transformed into history a silk weaving mill by William mills Maddick in history 1816. Purchased by the Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust mills history in 1985
  • Roswell Mill - History of the Roswell Mill and mill village history in Giorgia, constructed in 1836 and destroyed by history the Union Army during the Atlanta Campaign. Partially history rebuilt after the war, and in continuous operation history until its closure in 1975.
  • The Stanley Woolen Mill - A photographic history of the Stanley Woollen Mill industry in Uxbridge, mills Massachusetts, originally founded as the Luke industry Taft Mill in 1833, mills bought by the Wheelock industry family in 1905 to produce woollen mills garments and industry cloth, and closed in 1989 following a bankruptcy.
  • McKinney Cotton Mill - The History of the McKinney Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas, industry constructed in 1910 and developed into the largest denim manufacturer industry in the world until its closure in 1969. Extensive newspaper industry article on PDF file.
  • Preston Cotton Mills - History of the textile mills in Preston, UK, industry which began mills with factory based cloth finishing in industry 1777, and came to mills a halt with the industry closure of the Courtaulds rayon mill mills in 1981.
  • The History of the Amoskeag Mills - Project of the Northwest and Webster Elementary Schools about the history water powered Amoskeag cotton textile mills in Manchester, New Hampshire, history founded in early 1800 and developed into one of the history largest textile mills in the world, until massive lobar unrest
  • Salem Woolen Mills - The history of the Willamette Woolen Mill (founded in 1847 history and destroyed by fire in 1875) and Thomas Kay Woolen history Mill (founded in 1889 and sold to the Mission Mill history Museum Association in 1965) in Salem, Oregon.
  • Catherine Street Mill - The history of the Catherine Street flax mill mills in Whitehaven, history UK, built in 1809 and closed mills with the decline of history the linen industry in mills 1853. Excerpt from the article \\'Who history Built the mills Catherine Street Mill?' by Margaret Robinson.
  • Syleham Mill - The history of the water powered Syleham Mill industry in Norfolk, industry UK, built originally as a corn industry mill in 1779 and industry converted into a textile industry mill in the 1840\\'s. In 1914 industry cloth production industry was terminated and the mill was transformed into industry industry a garment manufacturing factor
  • The History of Neilston Village and its Mill - Web site of former employees containing the oral industry history of the Crofthead Cotton Mill and mill industry village in Neilston, UK, founded in 1792 by industry James Orr & Company and closed down in industry 1992.
  • Banning Mill - Historic cotton mill and mill village in Carollton, Georgia, built industry in 1834 and finally closed in 1970. Timeline and oral industry histories, mill workers family trees and genealogy, and historical maps industry and photographs.
  • History of the Barbour Flax Spinning Company - Short history of the Passaic Flax Thread Works, history currently known history as the Spruce Street Mill in history Passaic County, New Jersey, history US, built in 1864 history and still in operation at the history present.[PDF]
  • Marshall's Mill - The history of the six-storey high, water powered industry linen textile mill in the Hol Beck area industry near Leeds, built in 1791 by John Marshall, industry redeveloped and currently housing commercial companies.
  • A History of the Kaiapoi Woollen Manufacturing Company and Mill - The history of the Kaiapoi Woollen Company and mills textile mill mills in Kaiapoi, New Zealand, founded in mills 1878 by local citizens mills and closed 1878. Acquired mills by the Shivas Family Trust and mills transformed into mills a center for local businesses in 1980.[PDF]
  • The Cotton Mills of Bombay - The history of the development of the cotton history textile industry and the growth of the number history of textile mills in Bombay, India, from the history construction of the first cotton mill in 1854 history to 70 mills in the wake of the history American Civil War in 1895.
  • Warrnambool Woolen Mill - History of the woolen textile mill in Warrnambool, industry Australia, founded mills in a converted meat processing factory industry in 1875 and in mills continuous operation under various industry owners as a textile mill until mills 2000.
  • A History of John Foster and the Black Dyke Mills - The history of the English trader and the mills Black Dyke worsted woollen mills he built in mills 1819 and which still is in operation today.
  • E. Van Winkle Gin & Machine Works - The history of the E. Van Winkle Gin history and Machine industry Works (the Murray history industry history industry history industry history history industry Company) complex, constructed in 1889 history and developed into industry one of
  • The Slater Mill - Web site of the first water powered cotton history textile mill industry in North America in Pawtucket Village, history built by Samuel Slater industry in 1793 and in history operation as a yarn spinning mill industry until 1829. history Fully restored in 1966 and designated a National industry history Historic Landmark by the Na
  • River Mill - History of one of the oldest water-powered cotton mills textile mills history in Wake Forest, North Carolina, which mills operated from 1855 to history its final closure in mills 1959. Restored and added to the history National Register mills of Historic Places in 1984.
  • Chadderton Mills - Short history of the cotton textile industry in industry Chadderton, United industry Kingdom, where the first water powered industry cotton mill was built industry in 1776 and developed industry into one of the most important industry textile centers industry in Lancashire with over 60 mills in 1950, industry industry until the closur
  • Startex Mills - Web site of the Startex Tucapau Historical Society about the Startex mill village and cotton textile mill in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, constructed in 1895. Includes a detailed record of the construction period, oral histories, a reading list and
  • Kearney Cotton Mill - Short history of the cotton textile mill in Kearney, Nebraska, mills constructed by the Cumnock brothers in 1892 and went bankrupt mills in 1901.
  • Salem Cotton Mill - The history of the Salem Cotton Mill in Winston-Salem, North history Carolina, which was founded in 1836 by the Moravian congregation history and closed down in 1925. Placed on the National Register history of Historic Places, the mill complex was converted to a history hotel and restau
  • Verdant Jute Works - The history of the steam powered Verdant Jute mills Works in industry Dundee, Scotland, founded in 1833 on mills behalf of David Lindsay, industry bought in 1893 by mills Alexander Thompson and Sons and in industry continuous operation mills until early 1960.
  • Langthwaite Cotton Mill - Part of the article \\'Langthwaite Cotton Mill\\' by industry D.J.W.Mawson in mills The Transactions of the Cumberland and industry Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological mills Society for 1976, presenting industry the history of the Langthwaite cotton mills mill in industry Carlisle, UK, from 1790 to its cl
  • Coldharbour Woollen Mill - History of the water powered Coldharbour Woollen Mill history near the village of Uffculme, UK, founded in history 1797 by the Fox family to produce serge history and flannel fabrics, and in continuous operation until history 1978.
  • Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester - Illustrated study tracing the development of cotton mills mills in the area from the early days of mills mechanisation through to the industry‚Äôs demise in the mills early twentieth century. Published by Carnegie Publishing, Ltd. mills Authors: Mike Williams and D.A. Farnie.
  • History of New York Mills - Extensive history of the cotton mills, mill villages and textile history industry of New York, founded in 1808 with the formation history of Walcott and Company until the last mill closed its history doors in the 1950's
  • Milltown Cotton Mill Monument - Project web site dedicated to honouring the men history and women history who worked at the water powered history St. Croix Cotton Mill history in Milltown, New Brunswick, history Canada, founded in 1882 and closed history in 1957.
  • Haw River Mills - Short history of the Haw River cotton textile mills mill in mills Haw River, North Carolina, built as mills the Granite Mills in mills 1844, changing owners and mills names, and currently part of the mills Cone Mills mills Corp.
  • Barrington Woolen Mill - Web site of the water powered woollen textile history mill in industry Barrington Nova Scotia, Canada, founded in history 1882 and closed in industry 1962 after which it history became part of the Nova Scotia industry museum system.
  • Wilde Yarn Mill - The history of the Wilde Yarn Mill in industry Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, history founded by the brothers John and industry Thomas Wilde in 1882 history to produce carpet yarns, industry and in continuous operation since then.
  • Rocky Mount Mills - Web site about the historic cotton mill village houses, built industry in the late 19th Century and listed on the National industry Register of Historic Places, currently in the process of being industry restored for sale. Includes a collection of photographs of historic industry dwellings.
  • Revolution Mill - History of the Revolution Cotton Mill in Greensboro, North Carolina, history founded by Moses and Ceasar Cone in 1898 as part history of the Cone Mills to become the largest exclusive cotton history flannel producer in the world by the 1930\\'s, and closed history down in 1982.
  • Conway Mill - The history of the linen industry in Ireland mills and the Conway Mill in Belfast, founded in mills 1842 by James Kennedy and folded in 1976 mills due to cotton becoming the more important fiber mills for garments and home textiles. Bought by Conway mills Community Enterprises in the
  • Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills - The history of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in history Atlanta, Georgia, started in a former slave market house in history 1872 and in continuous operation until its closure in 1987.
  • The Cotton Mills of Fall River - Collection of historical photographs of Fall River\\'s cotton mills textile mills, mill workers and industrialsts. From the mills Keeley Library.
  • Henry River - Web site about the history of Henry River mills village in mills North Carolina, and the Henry River mills cotton textile mill which mills was constructed in 1905 mills and remained in continuous operation until mills its final mills closure in 1973. Includes oral histories, original and mills mills current
  • Quarry Bank Mill - The history of the water powered Quarry Bank history cotton textile industry mill and mill village in Wilmslow, history Great Britain, founded in industry 1784 by Samuel Greg history to become one of the largest industry textile mills history of the country by 1830. In 1847 commercial industry history operations came to an end. O
  • Stanley Mill - History of the Stanley Mills in Stanley, North history Carolina, built history in 1891 and in continuous operation history as a textile mill history under various different owners history until its final closure in history the 1980s.
  • Charlotte Cotton Mills - The history of the steam powered Charlotte Cotton Mills in mills Charlotte, North Carolina, built in 1880 as the first cotton mills mill in the city by Robert Marcus Oates and three mills of his nephews, and closed in 1910.
  • Erwin Cotton Mills - The history of the Erwin Mills and mill village in industry Durham, North Carolina, founded in 1892 by the Rigsbee family industry and in continuous operation until its closure in 1986 and industry listed on the National Register of Historic Places since then.
  • A History of the Assabet Mills - The history of the water powered Assabet Mills in Maynard, industry Massachusetts, founded as a grist mill in 1820 and transformed industry in 1847 into a carpet yarn spinning and carpet weaving industry mill by Amory Maynard and William Knight, and developed in industry the largest woole
  • History of Armley Mills - The history of the water powered Armley Woollen Mills in Leeds, Great Britain, probably founded in the mid 16th century as a fulling mill and developed into the largest woollen mill in the world near the end of the 18th century. Closed as a commercial tex
  • Bonham Cotton Mill - The history of the Bonham cotton textile mill industry and mill mills village in Bonham, Texas, founded in industry 1900, changing ownership several mills times before closure as industry a result of cheaper imports in mills 1970.
  • Whitin Mill History - Don Gosselin\\'s comprehensive history of the Whitin cotton textile mill, industry mill village and textile machinery works in Northbridge, Massachusetts, founded industry in 1809 and managed since then by the Whitin family industry until the company folded in 1967.
  • Whittier Mill Village - Historic site of the Whittier cotton textile plant and its surrounding village in Atlanta, Georgia, constructed in 1895 and closed in 1971.
  • Manchaug Mills - History of the water powered Manchaug Mills in industry Sutton, Massachusetts, founded in 1826 and closed in industry the 1920\\'s. Renovated and transformed into a small industry business center in 1990.
  • The Falls of the Clyde, New Lanark Mills - Description of the 18th century water powered cotton spinning mill mills built by David Dale and Richard Arkwright, and the village mills that developed around it.
  • Regent Cotton Mill - The history of the Regent Cotton Mill in Oldham, United mills Kingdom, constructed in 1904, bankrupted in 1927 and continued as mills the Lancashire Cotton Corporation until it was sold to Courtaulds mills in the early 1950\\'s, and ceased existence as a textile mills mill in 1966
  • A Short Pictorial History of the Tucapau Mill - Illustrated history of the Tucapau cotton textile mill mills in Startex, South Carolina, founded in 1895 and mills in continuous operation since then. Includes manufacturing data, mills newspaper articles and advertisements.
  • A History of the Factory Island Mill District - History of the Saco Manufacturing Company\\'s cotton mills in Saco, mills Maine, a cluster of mills the first of which erected mills in 1826 as the largest cotton mill in the United mills States. Reorganized in 1832 as York Manufacturing and developed into mills one of the largest
  • Boothstown Cotton Mills - The history of the seven cotton textile mills in and mills around Boothstown, United Kingdom, founded in 1760 when Thomas Smith mills carded raw cotton for hand spinners, until in 1984 the mills last mill folded. Includes notes on the Smith family, who mills owned most of the mi
  • Proximity Cotton Mill - The history of Proximity Cotton Mill in Greensboro, North Carolina, mills constructed as part of the Cone Mills in 1895 and mills in continuous operation until it became part of the International mills Textiles Group in 2003.
  • History at Royal Mills - The history of the water powered Royal Mills mills in West Warwick, Rhode Island, founded in 1890 mills as a vertically integrated cotton textile mill, and mills in continuous operation until its closure in the mills late 1940's.
  • Waverley Woollen Mills - The history of the water powered Waverly Woollen Mills in history Launceston, Australia, founded in 1874 and in continuous operation since history then.
  • Great Harwood Cotton Mills - Descriptions and histories of the cotton textile mills, mills erected in history Great Harwood, United Kingdom, from 1844 mills until 1863 and after history a railway was constructed, mills from 1880 until 1919.
  • Empire Cotton Mills - Short history of the Empire Cotton Mills and the Frenchtown mill village in Welland, Ontario, Canada, founded in 1913 and developed into one of the most modernly equipped cotton plants in North America.
  • Mooresville Mill Village - History of the Mooresville Cotton Mills and mill mills villages in Mooresville, North Carolina, from 1893 until mills the Great Depression of the 1930\'s forced the mills mills into receivership.
  • Danville Mill - History of life in a Southern mill town as derived mills from the finding of an archeological dig in Danville, Virginia.
  • Arkwright and His Cotton Mill in Matlock Bath - The history of the Masson Cotton Mill on industry the west industry bank of the River Derwent in industry Matlock Bath, UK, which industry was Richard Arkwright\\'s third industry water powered textile mill, erected in industry 1783 and industry currently serving as a museum and shopping center. industry industry Awarded World Heritage
  • Camperdown Mills - USA. History of the Camperdown cotton spinning mills history and mill village in Greenville, South Carolina, established history in 1873 and ceased operations in 1956 as history a result of cheap imports of cotton and history synthetic cloth.
  • A Brief History of the Springdale Mill - History of the water powered wool textile Springdale Mill in history Oakdale Massachusetts, founded in 1865 by J.L. Smith, bought and history renamed the Glen Woolen Mills by James Dorr in 1892, history and raised in 1905 by the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage history Board to make plac
  • Sion Mills - The history of the water powered Sion flax and linen mills and mill village in Tyrone, UK, founded in 1835 by the Herdman family and closed in 2004 as a result of increasing competition with Chinese made linen.
  • Whittier Cotton Mills - The history of the Whittier Cotton Mills and mills mill village history in Chattahoochee, Georgia, founded in 1895 mills by Paul Butler, son history of Civil War general mills Benjamin Butler, and ceased operations in history 1971 as mills a result of cheap textile imports.
  • Stanley Woolen Mill - The history of the originally water powered Stanley Woollen Mill industry in Uxbridge near the Blackstone River in Massachusetts, founded in industry 1833 and folded in 1989. Currently in the process of industry being restored for recreation and business purposes.
  • Textiles & Cotton Mills in Manchester & Lancashire - History of cotton textile mills in the Greater Manchester area in the United Kingdom constructed during the Industrial Revolution, including links to inventors and industrialists.
  • Simonis Mills - The history of the Iwan Simonis woollen textile mills in mills Verviers, Belgium, founded by Guillaume Henri Simon Simonis in 1680 mills to produce woollen cloth, and in continuous operation since then.
  • Vicars Woollen Mill - History of the Vicars Woollen Mill in Marrickville, Australia, founded in 1893 by Scottish immigrant John Vicars to produce worsted cloth, and closed in 1976 due to imports of low priced textiles.
  • Siluria Cotton Mill - USA. The history of the Siluria Cotton Mill mills Company and industry mill village in Shelby County, Alabama, mills founded in 1869 and industry ceased operations in 1979. mills Includes a history of the families industry which have mills owned the mill.
  • Edenderry Works - The history of the Edenderry Works and the mills Thomas Ferguson mills linen company in Banbridge, Ireland, founded mills in 1854 and in mills continuous operation since then.
  • The Beginnings of the Textile Industry in Rowan County - Short article about the development of the cotton mills textile industry mills in North Carolina\\'s Rowan County, starting mills with the Salisbury Cotton mills Mills in the 1880\\'s mills and growing into one of the mills largest mill mills areas of the state.
  • Frankenmuth Woolen Mill - History of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill in Frankenmuth, Michigan, founded by Frank Ranke in 1889 as a processor of locally harvested wool and still in operation today.
  • Northfield Mills - The history of the Northfield textile mills in history Ossett, Great Britain, founded in 1851 and destroyed history by fire in 1910.
  • Lithgow Woollen Mills - History of the water and steam powered woollen history mills in industry Lithgow, Australia, founded in 1857 by history Andrew Brown to produce industry tweed, and in continuous history operation until the company folded in industry 1972.
  • History of Mount Vernon Mills - The history of the Mount Vernon cotton textile mills in mills Baltimore, Maryland, originally constructed as flour and grist mills in mills 1810 and converted to cotton duck fabric manufacturing in the mills 1830\'s, and in continuous operation at the present.
  • New England Textile Mill Villages in the Early 19th Century - Research paper about the development and eventual closure industry of the history textile mills and mill villages of industry New England in the history 19th century.
  • Greenwood Cotton Mill - History of one of the oldest and most history successful cotton mills mills in the United States in history Greenwood, South Carolina, which mills was founded in 1889 history by William Lowndes Durst and acquired mills by the history Self family in 1935, under which ownership it mills history still operates today as G
  • Thoburn Mill - The history of the water powered Thoburn Woollen Mill in history Almonte, Canada, founded in 1880 by William Thoburn to produce history flannel fabrics, and closed in 1956.
  • Chicken Hill - The history of the Asheville Cotton Mill and the Chicken history Hill mill village in Asheville, North Carolina, constructed in the history 1880\\'s by the C. E. Graham Manufacturing Company, purchased by history the Cone Mills in 1894 which operated it until its history final closure in
  • Indiana Cotton Mill - The history of the steam powered Indiana Cotton history Mill in mills Cannelton, Indiana, founded in 1849 and history remained in continuous operation mills until 1954, when it history closed its doors as a cotton mills mill. Since history 1976 the mill structure is listed on the mills history National Register of His
  • Cheney Silk Mills - History of the water and steam powered silk history mills and mills mill village in Manchester, Connecticut, founded history by the Cheney brothers mills in 1838 and closed history in the 1930\\'s with the decline mills of the history silk industry in the US.
  • Charlestown Cotton Mills and Dyeworks - The history of the water and steam powered cotton textile mills mills and dyeworks in the Charlestown and Eastwood areas in mills Northern England, from the latter half of the 1700\'s to mills the 1980's.
  • History of Linen in Belfast - Short history of the linen textile industry in mills Belfast, Northern mills Ireland, which became economically important in mills the 17th Century when mills the Earl of Stafford mills (Wentworth) gave preferential treatment to the mills industry by mills promoting the adoption of new manufactur
  • B.J. Bandy and Bartow Textiles: Creating an Industry - The history of the Bartow Textiles Company, producers of turfted mills carpets and bed spreads in Cartersville, Georgia, and the family mills that created it, which was built in 1940 and developed mills into one of the largest tufting companies in the mills country until its cl
  • Centenary Mill - The history of Centenary Mill, built by the John Horrocks industry Company in 1891 to mark 100 years of successful cotton industry manufacture in Preston, United Kingdom, and remaining in continuous operation industry until the 1980\\'s when the mills were closed due to industry the general d
  • Glencoe Cotton Mills - Extensive history of the 19th Century steam powered mills cotton textile mills and the surrounding village situated mills in Alamance County, North Carolina. Edited by Brent mills D. Glass.
  • Canton Cotton Mill - The history of the Canton Cotton Mills and mill villages in Canton, Georgia, from 1899 when Robert Tyre Jones facilitated the construction of the first mill, until 1981 when Canton Textile Mills closed its doors due to the growing dominance of polyester f
  • Glendale Cotton Mill - Short article about the history, development and time of prosperity, and eventual decline and closure of the Glendale Cotton Mill at Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. From the pages of Glendale, South Carolina.
  • A Brief History of the Thomaston Mills - The history of the Thomaston Cotton Mills and mill villages in Thomaston, Georgia, from 1899 until the last mill of Thomaston Mills, Inc. was sold in 2001.
  • Historic Franklinsville - The history of Franklinsville, North Carolina, as one industry of the first Southern mill villages, which\\' cotton industry textile mills were built in 1838 and remained industry in continuous operation until their closure in 1977. industry Includes information about the daily life and housi
  • Bellevue Mill Village - The history of the Belle-Vue Cotton Manufacturing Company and the history mill village it founded in 1905 and sold to William history L. Barrell Co in 1957. Placed on the National Register history of Historic Placed in the 1980's.[PDF]
  • Glencoe Research Forum - Web resource about the cotton mill and mill industry village of mills Glencoe, NC, built in the 1880s industry and closed in the mills 1950s. Provides industry photographs, historical documents, and family histories.
  • Derwent Valley Mills - Series of silk and cotton textile mills constructed history since 1721 in the Derwent Valley area in history England, and which from 1770\\'s onwards followed Richard history Arkwright\\'s waterpowered factory system model. History and descriptions history of mills. Biographies. Glossary of
  • Lonaconing Silk Mill - Project of Allegany High School students Anne Failing, history Erin Degyansky, industry Chris Jewell and Amber Sallerson, researching history the history of the industry Lonaconing silk textile mill history in Cumberland, Maryland, which was in industry operation from history 1907 until 1957.
  • Bemis Mill Village - Historic cotton mill and mill town in Bemis, history Tennessee, constructed mills in 1900 and listed on the history National Registry of Historic mills Places. Detailed history and history stories.
  • Ballasalla Cotton Mill - The short lived history of the water powered mills Ballasalla Cotton mills Mill on the Isle of Man, mills UK, founded in 1780 mills by Deeemster Thomas Moore mills and folded in 1794 as a mills result of mills import duties imposed by and Act of Parliament.
  • Lenoir Cotton Mill - History of the Lemoir Cotton Mill in Lenoir City, Tennessee, founded around 1820 by Major William B. Lenoir, nearly burned down in 1863, by troops under the command of General W. P. Saunders, and continued operations until the late 1890\\'s. Its ruins were
  • Charlottesville Woolen Mills - History of Charlottesville and its cotton textile industry mills from the mills 1830\\'s to the first World War. mills Includes articles about the mills 1918 strike and the mills mill workers, historic maps and a mills blog.
  • Coldharbour Mill - Historic worsted yarn spinning mill which is still history in operation, history built by Thomas Fox in 1799 history in the village of history Uffculme, Devon, UK, and history active in education, guided tours and history workshops. Calendar history of events. Links to related sites.


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