Tag: Mill Town Cards

  • The Birth of a Mill Town Kannapolis, NC

    The Birth of a Mill Town Kannapolis, NC


    Early this month Postcard History contributor, Tony Crumbley plied the history that James W. Cannon created when he built the world’s largest textile mill in a town he created: Kannapolis, North Carolina. Tony returns today with another fascinating account of the town around the mill.

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Past Article

Don Preziosi
Storefront postcards would seem to be the bailiwick of a local views collector, but as a separate topic within the linen genre of cards there are some very interesting architectural, social, cultural, and even some biographical elements of stories that may never be told. Every card in the essay suggests a question, like “Who was Aunt Jennie?”

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