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Events for May 10, 2013
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Farewell to the Old Farm: The Coming of the Factory to N.C., 1880—1930
Fridays, April 12th, 26th, and May 10th 10:30 to 12:00, 3rd Floor Book Lovers’ Room The Heritage Book Club Spring topic is the industrialization of N.C. Many thousands of people left farms for cities, mining camps and mill villages. Wages became standard and owning your own land, a pipe dream. A select few made vast fortunes. Sound familiar? We’ll discuss those times and how they relate to ours. Contact Larry at 883-3637 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get a copy of the title of your choice.