Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World

By Jim Leloudis
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
leloudis@email.unc.edu

Contents

Biography

Reflective Essay

Project Summary

Overview 
Orientation page for the project, which focuses on the evolution of Piedmont mill towns presented in Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987)

Life on the Land: Introduction 
Traces the change from subsistence farming of the 1850s to the mill towns of the 1900s.

Mill Village and Factory: Introduction 
Discusses the mechanics of a factory and the mill employees work experiences and living conditions

Work and Protest: Introduction 
Covers three protests from the 1920s and 1930s

The preceding three pages all include internal links to relevant images, interviews, and teaching plans. Audio interview files are available in both MP3 and Real Media formats.

Links
Serves as a digital works cited for resources utilized in this project