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Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

image from Bronze Map: 'Textile Industry'

 

55. Textile Industry

Statewide

 

The textile industry prospered in Alabama in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Industrialists built many cotton mills along rivers' fall lines, and the Chattahoochee Valley was home to a major concentration of these mills.