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Titel: Cleveland and County: People and Places (...
Verlag: Arcadia Publishing
Einband: Soft cover
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Located in North Carolinas rolling piedmont, Cleveland County was formed from portions of Lincoln and Rutherford Counties in 1841. Since the countys days as the leading cotton producer in western North Carolina, residents have gently changed their ways of life. Both agriculture and textiles are retreating into the distant past, but the impact both have had on Clevelands towns and residents is not to be forgotten. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0738514659
Inhaltsangabe: Located in North Carolinaís rolling piedmont, Cleveland County was formed from portions of Lincoln and Rutherford Counties in 1841. Since the countyís days as the leading cotton producer in western North Carolina, residents have gently changed their ways of life. Both agriculture and textiles are retreating into the distant past, but the impact both have had on Clevelandís towns and residents is not to be forgotten. ÝÝThis volume, the second in the Images of America series about the area, includes vintage photographs and postcards from the late 19th to the mid-20th century, beginning with an 1879 snapshot of an early educatorsí gathering. Prominent families who guided the county on its course make appearances, including Governor O. Max Gardner and his wife, Faye Webb Gardner; the W.J. Arey family, operators of the oldest family business in the county; and the O.Z. Morgan family, pioneers in the development of agriculture extension in North Carolina. Leaders of Clevelandís textile industry are also highlighted, including the families of John R. Dover of Shelby and C.E. Neisler of Kings Mountain. ÝÝ
Über den Autor: Authors Barry E. Hambright, Gardner-Webb University professor, and U.L. ìRustyî Patterson, executive director of the Cleveland Community College Foundation, have collaborated again to celebrate the Cleveland County of yesteryear. Offering todayís readers a reunion with yesterdayís families, friends, businesses, and experiences, Cleveland County: People and Places is sure to become a favorite on Tarheel bookshelves for years to come.
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