Loray Mill: November 1908. Gastonia, North Carolina. Going home from Loray Mill. Smallest boy on the right-hand end, John Moore. 13 years old. Been in mill 6 years as sweeper, doffer and spinner. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Loray Mill: November 1908. Gastonia, North Carolina. Going home from Loray Mill. Smallest boy on the right-hand end, John Moore. 13 years old. Been in mill 6 years as sweeper, doffer and spinner. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Tony's Ice Cream - Tony's Ice Cream is a family-owned and family-run restaurant in downtown Gastonia, North Carolina.   Best ice cream around.

Tony's Ice Cream - Tony's Ice Cream is a family-owned and family-run restaurant in downtown Gastonia, North Carolina. Best ice cream around.

Commercial Scientific Concrete Polishing in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Commercial Scientific Concrete Polishing in Gastonia, North Carolina.

On June 7th, 1929, violence erupted in Gastonia, North Carolina, when Gastonia police chief Orville Aderholt visited a camp that the National Textile Workers Union (NTWU) had organized for workers on strike from Gastonia's Loray Mill. When the violence ended, Aderholt was dead and seventy-one people were detained for questioning. This month, Documenting the American South remembers the painful, contentious events of 1929 by highlighting materials from its collection which focus on issues of…

On June 7th, 1929, violence erupted in Gastonia, North Carolina, when Gastonia police chief Orville Aderholt visited a camp that the National Textile Workers Union (NTWU) had organized for workers on strike from Gastonia's Loray Mill. When the violence ended, Aderholt was dead and seventy-one people were detained for questioning. This month, Documenting the American South remembers the painful, contentious events of 1929 by highlighting materials from its collection which focus on issues of…

Commercial Scientific Concrete Polishing using Klindex Grinders in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Commercial Scientific Concrete Polishing using Klindex Grinders in Gastonia, North Carolina.

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