Cotton Pickers in Front of the Atherton Cotton Mill, Just Outside Dilworth South Caroline Digital History ID 2676|
Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission
Media type: photograph
Annotation: Built by the D. A. Tompkins Company, the Atherton Cotton Mills was established in response to the growing textile industry. The founder of the company, Daniel Augustus Tompkins, was one of the top textile manufacturers of the South.
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