UNC team aims to preserve Rocky Mount Mills history

In 1939, Rocky Mount Mills was home to a thriving textile industry. An old home movie captured the tower in black-and-white glory. Robert Allen, who works with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Community Histories, is trying to preserve the mill's past. He and his team work on sites like Rocky Mount Mills to as a way to tell the stories of the people who lived and worked there. (

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