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Lincolnton:: Photographs from the Clyde R. Cornwell Collection


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September 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Lincolnton was born as a starting point for westward expansion in the days when America's frontier was Western North Carolina and Tennessee. The first textile mill in the South was built in Lincolnton, and although the industry suffered early setbacks, by the late 19th century, mills dominated the local economy. Today, Lincolnton manages to maintain its quiet Southern small-town atmosphere while offering the opportunities of a bustling, thriving city. Lincolnton's early history is recorded in deeds, will books, journals, and letters. From the 1940s through the 1970s, Clyde R. "Baby Ray" Cornwell (19121987) captured Lincolnton in images that showcase mill villages, civic organizations, parades, local government, and residents. No distinctions between race, gender, or socioeconomic background were seen through his lens. All of the photographs in Images of America: Lincolnton are from the Clyde R. "Baby Ray" Cornwell Collection, part of the permanent collection of the Lincoln County Museum of History. In 2005 the Lincoln County Historical Association celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Lincoln County Museum of History was organized and is maintained by the historical association for the collection, presentation, and promotion of the county's rich historic heritage.
EAN: 9780738516400
ISBN: 0738516406
Untertitel: 'Images of America (Arcadia Pub'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ARCADIA PUB (SC)
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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