Huntsville Textile Mills and Villages: Linthead Legacy

Huntsville Textile Mills and Villages: Linthead Legacy

by Terri L. French


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467137089
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 06/12/2017
Series: Landmarks
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 820,167
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Terri L. French is an award-winning poet and writer with an interest in regional culture and history. She has worked as a licensed massage therapist, freelance writer and editor. Terri has also served as southeast regional coordinator for the Haiku Society of America and secretary for the Alabama Writers Conclave. The native Michigander has lived in the Tennessee Valley since 1987. She and her husband, Ray, a NASA engineer, have four mostly grown children, a spoiled dog and two rotten cats.

Table of Contents

Forewords Mayor Tommy Battle Marcia Freeland 7

Preface 9

Acknowledgements 11

1 The Southern Migration of New England's Cotton Mills 13

2 The First Huntsville Cotton Mills 27

3 Dallas Mill 36

4 Lincoln Mill 48

5 Merrimack Mill 59

6 Lowe Mill 73

7 The East Huntsville Addition 82

8 Dangers, Unrest and Upheaval 84

9 Preservation, Restoration and Revitalization 96

Chronology 119

Notes 123

Bibliography 131

Index 139

About the Author 143

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