Lowcountry Digital History Initiative

A Digital History Project hosted by the Lowcountry Digital Library at the College of Charleston

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Featured Exhibition

Charleston's Cotton Factory, 1880-1900

This exhibition traces the history of the cotton factory in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1880 to 1900, and examines how mill workers—black and white, male and female—struggled for better working conditions in the contentious political, social, and economic contexts of the late nineteenth century. Published December 2015.