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    around the cotton fields 1 With her dream as The Hungarian Footprints in Delray Date s 1911 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s Roman Catholic Hungarian Immigration Church Religious Activity Eastern Europeans found home in industrial southwest Detroit throughout the 19 th and 20 th centuries One notable group was the Hungarian community who carved a rich history in Delray The first wave was in the mid 1800s just in time for Delray s industrial boom Delray s waterfront access and industrial nature made it an attractive location for businesses to locate Some Triangle Factory Fire Date s March 25 1911 Location New York New York Tag s Immigration historical memory The immigrant women working in Triangle Shirtwaist Factory called it a prison Its safety and working conditions were abysmally low but these conditions were not unique New York was an epicenter for industrialization containing thousands of unsafe factories filled with recent immigrants In 1909 many factory workers organized a strike to protest unsafe conditions and most factories met their The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911 Date s March 25 1911 Location New York New York Tag s Bureau of Fire Prevention New York City 1900s The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911 By Louis Daleandro Within fifteen minutes a massive fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City in 1911 Dubbed a model of modern efficiency the Triangle factory was large in scale as were the specially designed bins that held hundreds of pounds of scrap cotton and tissue paper The blaze that ensued The Catastrophic Triangle Factory Fire A Catalyst for Progressive Reform Date s March 25 1911 Location New York New York Tag s Catastrophic event Labor Reform Progressive Era The dreadful sounds of death hit the ground as smoke poured from the

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    sound as if immediate legislation was needed to ameliorate their unique situation Thomas F Parker who made this speech was one of the owners of the Monaghan Mill Parker had an agenda clearly evidenced by his speech as having to do with paternalism and its correlation to mill village life Parker wanted Dr Babcock and Dr Lavinder Perpetuate a Lie Date s 1910 Location Tag s New South Medicine Health

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    Carolina are made to sound as if immediate legislation was needed to ameliorate their unique situation Thomas F Parker who made this speech was one of the owners of the Monaghan Mill Parker had an agenda clearly evidenced by his speech as having to do with paternalism and its correlation to mill village life Parker wanted William Gilmore Simms Account of the 1865 Destruction of Columbia Date s February 14

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    roof in the country at one point Charles Street where Harry Coggins had lived hosted various opportunities for sports religion and education The Woodside Mill had a pool refilled once every one to two weeks and even a community building built and maintained by the YMCA Many children who grew up in the mill village were extremely successful The quality of life in the community of the Union Bleachery Mill in Greenville will never be achievable again for former villagers Date s 1915 to 1940 Location Greenville South Carolina Tag s Union Bleachery Greenville Religion Community Mill Village Life in the village was dictated by the back and forth pangs of church bell and mill whistle The mill village of Union Bleachery was home to workers and their families and known for an abounding sense of community The Bleachery began with 125 workers who would spin up to 100 000 yards of cloth a day Imperative to the survival of the community a tight routine was established and maintained Monday University of South Carolina Bulletin Mill Villages in South Carolina act under a feudalistic system that is adverse to the growth of the state Date s 1911 to 1934 Location

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    act under a feudalistic system that is adverse to the growth of the state Date s 1911 to 1934 Location Richland South Carolina Tag s Columbia Education Mill Village U of South Carolina Legislation The frequently ignored peoples that lived in the mill villages of South Carolina are made to sound as if immediate legislation was needed to ameliorate their unique situation Thomas F Parker who made this speech was

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    Imperative to the survival of the community a tight routine was established and maintained Monday to Friday at 9 in the morning the grocery truck would come down each street Three times a week milk would be hand delivered to each doorstep Each afternoon the ice truck would come by as well The only day the mill whistle did not blow was on Sunday After breakfast the preparations for church began The mill village of Union Bleachery was unique Union Bleachery was the smallest mill in all of Greenville and attributed a good portion of its sense of community to the annual community barbecue Around Christmas time the children of the factory workers were all given a gift from Santa Claus Also many of these workers moved from farm communities to the mills These former farmers were already accustomed to helping each other Finally the quality of their employers The Arringtons interacted with all of their employees and treated them well The Arringtons created a congenial atmosphere showed appreciation presented awards for jobs well done and made sure that the spiritual physical and mental needs of the community were met The threat of war soon increased production of cotton at the mill exponentially When Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared war the quality of life of the mill declined as many young men were joining the armed forces Eventually the mill dwindled and was sold The way of life known at the mill would never be reproduced as unlike other communities life at the mill was not materialistic The integrity of managing a mill and building connections with the community were always the top priority Mill folk stuck together according to Allen Tullos s notes The cultures nurtured in the mill villages of Greenville became defensive in nature The values imbedded into

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    that spans centuries of history beginning in the 1700s with the French settlement of Detroit The Detroit of the mid 18th century would have looked very different from the sprawling metropolis of today Where the imposing skyscrapers of Detroit s downtown now dominate the riverfront there would have been a sparsely populated settlement consisting of humble farms built along the The Great Migration How Detroit Became a Black City Date s 1915 to 1921 Location Duval Florida Tag s African American Train station Great Migration Jim Crow At the beginning of the 20th century 90 of the United State s African American population was living in the South where they were constantly tortured by the infamous Jim Crow laws Even in blacks were technically equal Jim Crow reminded them of their socially inferior status via septerate but equal segregation of waiting rooms drinking fountains windows at the bank and even a seperate Bible Conversing for Peace and Progress Date s 1915 to 1920 Location Rock Island Illinois Tag s Progressive Era Women s History peace movement cccw women s peace party As the world turned in the midst of war a variety of competing ideals for social reform began to dawn within the United States as what would later collectively be referred to as the Progressive Era The year 1915 1916 fell within the beginning part of this era sharing the mark with the twentieth year of the Augustana College and Theological Seminary Endowment Fund Society s organization The Foreign Voice in Detroit Date s January 10 1915 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s ethnic neighborhoods urban history In 1915 Europe was embroiled in the Great War and droves of men and women began immigrating to the United States Some came for the abundance of new jobs others to escape war

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    Mill in Greenville will never be achievable again for former villagers Date s 1915 to 1940 Location Tag s Union Bleachery Greenville Religion Community Mill Village Life in the village was dictated by the back and forth pangs of church bell and mill whistle The mill village of Union Bleachery was home to workers and their families and known for an abounding sense of community The Bleachery began with 125

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