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Oral history interviews of the East Monbo Cotton Mill and Village project

Identifier: RG19-16

Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews conducted by former Davidson College archivist Jan Blodgett and Linda McGrath as a part of the “Under Lake Norman” project. The “Under Lake Norman” project was a crowd-sourced campaign to collect photos and oral histories from area residents with first-hand knowledge of locations covered by the lake driven by Lake Norman’s 50th anniversary in 2013. These interviews focus on the area surrounding the East Monbo Cotton Mill.


  • Creation: 2013

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Materials in this sub-group are open for research.

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The interviews in this sub-group are arranged chronologically by interview date and then alphabetically by the last name of the interviewee.

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Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories & Interviews (RG19) Repository