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Stairs, Loray Cotton Mill, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina

Loray Cotton Mill (Gastonia, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Stairs, Loray Cotton Mill, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Cotton mills
Stairs
Newels
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1193pnc010
Engineer:
Builder:
Created Date:
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Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: The mill was founded by John F. Love, George Gray and others and given a name from the combination of the names Love and Gray. | Architectural Note: The main portion of the mill rises six stories, with an eight-story tower. | Historical Note: After the mill's 1921 expansion, it was noted to be the largest textile mill in the South under a single roof. Loray Cotton Mill played a major role in Southern labor history when the National Textile Workers Union strike in 1929 turned violent. The Mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Gastonia (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Community:
Gastonia
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The mill was founded by John F. Love, George Gray and others and given a name from the combination of the names Love and Gray.
Architectural note:
The main portion of the mill rises six stories, with an eight-story tower.
Historical note:
After the mill's 1921 expansion, it was noted to be the largest textile mill in the South under a single roof. Loray Cotton Mill played a major role in Southern labor history when the National Textile Workers Union strike in 1929 turned violent. The Mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Gastonia (N.C.)
Subjects:
Mills and mill-work
Cotton mills
Industrial buildings
Historic buildings

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