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Analyzing Photographs Activity: Sample Photographs

Use the photographs below as examples for students to analyze. Click on the photograph for a larger image. Photos courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.






Woman works at a jaquard loom in Burlington Mills, date unknown.











Textile worker in Gastonia, 1939.






Employees at the Wearwell Sheeting Mill in Draper (now Eden), Rockingham County, 1921.





Gastonia mill workers, 1908