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Leaksville Woolen Mills Homestead Plant records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0175
Abstract

Material relating to the history of a West Charlotte mill. Includes photocopies of a promotional piece (1900) and a notebook (1919-20) involving construction of mill #2, an historical essay by former executive vice president James P. Wilson, photographs, interviews with former employees, and a letter (1988) by Major League Baseball player Whitey "Pickle" Lockman describing his youth at Leaksville. Lockman played for the New York Giants.

Dates: 1900 - 1988

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  • Repository: Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte X
  • Subject: Textile industry -- North Carolina X
  • Names: Lockman , Whitey (Carroll Walter ) X

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