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Child Labor
by Korstad, Robert. Child Labor by Robert Korstad Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 1999. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History Related entry: Childhood [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Child Labor
by Reimer, Kirstin, Willard, George-Anne. North Carolina children have worked, often alongside their parents, on family farms or elsewhere since colonial times. As the South industrialized, children began to leave home to find work in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clothing and Fashion
by Williams, Wiley J. Clothing and Fashion by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 Clothing and fashion styles during the colonial through pre-Civil War eras in North Carolina did not change as quickly as [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coleman Manufacturing Company
by Baker, Bruce E. The Coleman Manufacturing Company in Concord was the first black-owned cotton mill in the United States. Warren C. Coleman was born a slave in Cabarrus County on 25 Mar. 1849. At the age of 18, only [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coltrane, Daniel Branson
by Fox, Charlesanna L. Daniel Branson Coltrane, banker, industrialist, religious and educational leader, and Confederate veteran, was born in Randolph County in a two-room log house near Ebenezer Methodist Church and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cone Mills Corporation
by Stoesen, Alexander R. The Cone Mills Corporation was established in 1891 when brothers Moses and Caesar Cone decided to enter the textile business in the South, where for more than a decade they had been wholesale grocery [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cone, Cesar
by Powell, William S. Ceasar Cone, industrialist and philanthropist, was born in Jonesboro, Tenn., the son of Herman and Helen Guggenheimer Cone. The parents were natives of Bavaria, born about ten miles apart but [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cotton Mills
by Glass, Brent D. Cotton Mills by Brent D. Glass, 2006 See also: Schenck-Warlick [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dope Wagons
by Rankin, Richard. Dope wagons were carts laden with snacks and soft drinks that circulated through North Carolina and other southern textile mills to provide workers with food and beverages. The dope wagon's name was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dyes and Dyeing
by Snow, Jean. Dyes and Dyeing by Jean Snow, 2006 Some knowledge of dyeing techniques and materials arrived in the region that would become North Carolina with the earliest European settlers, but since all [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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