A three-room narrow mill house
About this photograph
D. A. Tompkins, Cotton Mill, Commercial Features (Charlotte: By the author, 1899).
- Date created
- This work is believed to be in the public domain. Users are advised to make their own copyright assessment and to understand their rights to fair use.
- Original image housed by UNC Libraries / Documenting the American South
See this photograph in context
- North Carolina in the New South: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the decades after the Civil War (1870–1900). Topics include changes in agriculture, the growth of cities and industry, the experiences of farmers and mill workers, education, cultural changes, politics and political activism, and the Wilmington Race Riot. (Page 3.4)
- North Carolina History: A Sampler: A sample of the more than 800 pages of our digital textbook for North Carolina history, including background readings, various kinds of primary sources, and multimedia. Also includes an overview of the textbook and how to use it. (Page 7.4)
In the classroom
- See our collection of articles on visual literacy for ideas on using photographs meaningfully in the classroom.