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Scene inside the first Hanes Knitting factory Scene inside the first Hanes Knitting factory

Tobacco and textiles played a role in Forsyth County from the very beginning of the Wachovia settlement. But from the 1880s to the 1980s, these two industries dominated the industry and cultural environment of Winston-Salem like no others. Working with fabrics started simply... <Read more>

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