Cotton textile industry -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content The collection consists of issues ofThe Exposition, a newspaper published for the employees of the Exposition Cotton Mills. The newspaper, published semi-monthly, printed primarily information pertaining to the mill and its employees. Some issues included advertisements for the mill store and beauty shop as well as leisure activities organized by the mill. Most issues printed photographs of mill employees and their families and mill sponsored events. A few...
Dates: 1919-1957; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1942
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of souvenir cards, invitations, and articles pertaining to the International Cotton Exposition. Also included in the collection is a picture guide to Atlanta and the exposition. The two articles are excepts from The Century Magazine and Harper's New Monthly Magazine; both articles discuss the significance of the exposition and a summary of the participants and displays.
Scope and Content This collection contains two notebooks used by Maggie Grier, and later her daughter-in-law Ruth, for their work at Whittier Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia. The notebooks contain draft patterns and notes used to create textiles.
Dates: approximately 1950
Scope and Content This collection includes advertisements for Atlanta Paper Company, Southern Mills Inc., Spratlin, Harrington and Thomas Insurance Company, and Irvindale Farms Dairy.
Dates: 1943, undated
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated