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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