Buy Plots Burial Spaces Cemetery Property for Sale Gastonia North Carolina

Buy Plots Burial Spaces Cemetery Property for Sale Gastonia North Carolina

1960 Gastonia Police Department Car, Gastonia, North Carolina – Millican Pictorial History Museum

1960 Gastonia Police Department Car, Gastonia, North Carolina – Millican Pictorial History Museum

J.G. Campbell, juryman goes insane & caused a mistrial in the first Chief Aderholt Murder Trial in The 1929 Loray Mills Strike, Sheriff S.C. McGinnes locks him up, Gastonia, North Carolina – Millican Pictorial History Museum

J.G. Campbell, juryman goes insane & caused a mistrial in the first Chief Aderholt Murder Trial in The 1929 Loray Mills Strike, Sheriff S.C. McGinnes locks him up, Gastonia, North Carolina – Millican Pictorial History Museum

Girls working machine in Loray Mill, Gastonia North Carolina, 1908. Photo by Lewis Hine.

Girls working machine in Loray Mill, Gastonia North Carolina, 1908. Photo by Lewis Hine.

Eugene Bell, 12 years old. Worked for two years at Loray Mill, Gastonia North Carolina. Photo by Lewis Hine.

Eugene Bell, 12 years old. Worked for two years at Loray Mill, Gastonia North Carolina. Photo by Lewis Hine.

RailPictures.Net Photo: SLRG 457 Piedmont and Northern Railway EMD F40PH at Gastonia, North Carolina by Justin Smathers

RailPictures.Net Photo: SLRG 457 Piedmont and Northern Railway EMD F40PH at Gastonia, North Carolina by Justin Smathers

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…

LEWIS HINE:  "Eugene Bell, House 48 Loray Mill. Said he was 12 years old. (question).  'Leastwise that's what mother says.' (I am convinced that many children believe they are as old as they say they are,--their parents have misstated their ages so long.) Worked most two years--sweeping. Gastonia, North Carolina."  1908

LEWIS HINE: "Eugene Bell, House 48 Loray Mill. Said he was 12 years old. (question). 'Leastwise that's what mother says.' (I am convinced that many children believe they are as old as they say they are,--their parents have misstated their ages so long.) Worked most two years--sweeping. Gastonia, North Carolina." 1908

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