Manuscript Collection

Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company History - Accession 207 - M91 (177)

Title

Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company History - Accession 207 - M91 (177)

Files

Identifier

Accession 207 - M91 (177)

Inclusive Dates

1979

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

36 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

The Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company, known locally as "The Bleachery" was one the nations largest textile finishing plants at it's height. The Rock Hill plant bleached, dyed, printed and finished cloth and employed nearly 5,000 workers at its height in 1965. The plant site was placed on the National Register of Historic places in 2013.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a special edition of The Evening Herald (Rock Hill, SC newspaper) which included a section devoted to the history of the company.

Additional Notes


Provenance

Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company History was given as a gift to the Archives by Mr. Bill Coleman , Public Relations Office, Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co.

Keywords

Textiles, Textile Mills, Cotton Mills, M. Lowenstein and Sons Company, Bleachery

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company History - Accession 207 - M91 (177)

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