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Company towns

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fries Textile Plant Records

Identifier: Ms-1989-039

The Fries Textile Plant Records includes correspondence, production data, personnel ledgers, photographs, legal and financial materials, internal reports, blueprints, and other administrative materials. The collection provides a complete history of the company's operations, from its founding at the turn of the twentieth century until its closure in the 1980s.

Dates: 1900 - 1988

Sessler Watkins Letter

Identifier: Ms-2008-084

The collection contains a letter from Sessler Watkins, of Cary, West Virginia, to his mother, Mrs. J. B. Watkins of Troutville, Virginia, describing Watkins' experiences living and working in a company-owned mining town in West Virginia.

Dates: n.d.