Habits of Industry: White Culture and the Transformation of the Carolina Piedmont

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Index
A. T. and O. Railroad, 135
Abbeville, S.C. (city and county), 25, 48, 78
Abolitionism. See Antislavery
Abortion : Ethel Hilliard on, 239. See also Contraception
Adams, Harry, 121, 123
Adams, John, 27, 28
Adams, Robert Roy, 25, 27-29, 40; education, 25; Scottish and textile background, 25, 27; family work habits, 27; Sirrine engineer, 27; on early mills, 27-28; religion, 27-28; father as farmer, surveyor, mill builder and owner, and Presbyterian, 27-29; mother's household production, 29; on differences between backcountry and Low Country, 40
Advertising, 173; of Belk stores, 36; of Burlington Industries, 116, 118, 131- 32; and agrarian myths, 134-35, 137- 38; creation of Piedmont's industrial image, 134-35, 138-43, 157-60, 163, 166-71, 287-303; central to American Tobacco Company, 162; and Duke Power Company's promotion of Piedmont industrialization, 163, 166-71, 287; of Barber-Colman automatic and high-speed textile machinery, 199, 201-2; of Veeder-Root pick clocks, 273, 300. See also Capitalists; Publicists
Agrarians ( Vanderbilt University), 292
Agriculture : last quarter of 19th century, xiv, 19, 34, 134-36, 143; commercialization, 34, 77-82, 94, 134-36, 143; Low Country, 42-43; Piedmont, 46, 49-50, 53; antebellum small farm, 57, 77-82. See also Corn; Cotton; Farm families; Farm work; Sharecropping and tenancy; Soil erosion; Tobacco; Wheat
Air-Line Railroad, 34, 138-39; built in 1870s, 138, 140; importance to Piedmont's industrialization, 138-39, 140-43; built with northern capital, 138-39, 142; promotion, 138-43; and growth of Piedmont towns and capitalists, 139-43; absorbed by Northern-owned Southern Railroad, 142
Airplanes, 206, 207
Alabama, 50, 65, 80
Alamance County, N.C. : textile mills, 19-20, 113-14; textile work force, 21, 114; unionization efforts, 24; Pennsylvania Dutch settlers, 52; Spencer Love moves mill to, 113-14. See also Burlington Industries; Haw River

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - A View of the Landscape 16
  • 2 - The Customs of the Country 40
  • 3 - Labor of Loves 86
  • 4 - A History of Industry 134
  • 5 - The League Family of Poe Mill 172
  • 6 - Ethel Hilliard: a Pilgrim's Progress 205
  • 7 - Brown Lung Blues 255
  • Epilogue: the Industry of History 285
  • Notes 305
  • Guide to Sources 339
  • Acknowledgments 379
  • Index 383
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