Banning Mill Collection
Complete Inventory List

Box #1:
File Folder: Assorted Information
1. A Brief History of Banning Mill by Arden Williams
2. Arden Williams’ Proposal-paper presentation
3. 2 copies of a memo from Banning Enterprises, 5/26/00 to the Friends of Banning Mill (progress report)
4. History of Banning with footnotes, author unknown
5. One page summary of Banning’s history
6. Textile Terminology utilized at Banning Mills

File Folder: Chronology
1. 2 copies of Revised Chronology based on deed findings and oral history accounts
2. Initial chronology by Arden Williams (and a rough draft)
3. 2 copies of Manufacturing Chronology
4. Partial Chronology of Owners and Workers
5. Chronology of Carroll County Mills
6. 2 copies of Bibliography Used in Chronology
7. 2 Complete Manufacturing Chronology of Banning Mills

File Folder: Deed Records
1. Carroll County, Georgia. Abstract of Deed Book C and D: 1836-1843, Vol. II by Mary Florence Arthur Wood
a. With Index. Page 101, Benton to Brantley, page 132, Boone to Burdett
2. Abstract of Deed Book E, F, and G: 1843-1855, Vol. III (Ga. Dept. of Archives and History) by Mary Florence Arthur Wood, CGRS
a. Index, page 227, Bothwell to Brown
3. Courthouse Records (2 pages)
4. Copy of Carroll County, Georgia. Reverse (Bowen, Frances D. and Bowen, H.L.)
5. 2 copies of Deed G, pg. 153? Carroll County, Ga. Reverse (Bowen) 2 pages

File Folder: GA. Power Plans
1. Six maps

File Folder: Dr. Copley Goodwin Papers
1. Excerpt from Carroll County Papers
2. Souvenir-Historical Edition, Carroll County, Benefit Confederate Monument by Jerry Doyal? (Names and official positions of early residents)
3. 17 headlines from All From Early Carroll County Paper
4. Excerpts from the Carroll Times Free Press, Jan. 18, 1884 to April 9, 1886

File Folder: Dr. Laurence Gross (U. of Mass.-Lowell) Banning Mill Report
1. Paper detailing manufacture process, types of machinery, and source suggestions


File Folder: Tommie Phillips LaCavera Family Tree (3 generations of mill workers)
1. Email correspondence with leads from Tommie to Arden Williams (6/13/99)
2. 2 page email correspondence from Tommie to Arden (9/10/99)
3. Email correspondence from Tommie to Arden (10/13/99)
4. Email correspondence from Tommie to Arden (10/22/99)
5. Email correspondence from Tommie to Arden (10/30/99)
6. Fax cover sheet with comments from Tommie
7. Editorial in the Times-Georgian by Tommie LaCavera. Oct. 19, 1982
8. Family tree from William Davis Phillips and Ellen Virginia Wright
9. Family tree from Thomas Moore Phillips and Jennie B. Tate
10. Family tree from Hancock and Williams
11. Family tree from Anthony J. Lacavera, Sr. and Tommie A. Phillips
12. Email containing excerpts from the Carroll County Census: Williams family

File Folder: Mill Charters
1. Bowenville Mfg. Co. incorporated from Acts of the State of Georgia: 1849-50
2. Carroll Mfg. Co charter from Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia: 1865-66

File Folder: Mill Jobs and Info.
1. Textile Terminology utilized at Banning Mills
2. Example of a manufacturer’s advertisement for women workers, Lowell
3. Pages from Lewis Hine’s Kids at Work
4. Article: “Decline and Recovery”, text and photos from The Last Generation

File Folder: Original Documents
1. Banning 1846 brochure
2. Banning Mill Retreat map
3. 2003 Banning Resort brochure

File Folder: Owners: Bowen Brothers
1. Photocopy of Bowen family history note cards?
2. Town of Bowen charter from Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia: 1859
3. Grantor: General Index to Deeds from Bowen
4. Handwritten notes on Bowen, Christopher and file information

File Folders: Owners: William Amis
1. Excerpts from an interview with Mrs. Amis, from Cope Goodwin’s papers
2. 2 copies of a handwritten letter from Book f, pg. 105-106
3. Photocopy, R-412, MF 14-42?

File Folder: Owners: Arthur Hutchenson
1. Photocopied pages from Memories of Georgia, pgs. 425-427
2. Article from Carroll Co. Times, June, 7, 1889
3. Letters and notes from and to Arthur Hutcheson between October 24, 1818 to April 5th 1895.
4. Last Will and Testament of Arthur Hutcheson, 8 pages
5. Photocopied picture of Arthur Hutcheson
6. Photocopied picture and text of/about Hutcheson Store/Home outside Palmetto, Georgia
7. Index to Campbell County, Georgia Superior Court Min. Book C 1878-1888 (family lawsuit)
8. Family letter, April 4, 1839

File Folder: Copy of Photographs
1. Telephone poll at Banning, 1992.2.35
2. Carrollton Square on market day, ca. 1919
3. Two men, shotgun, and dogs
4. Banning Mill and bridge
5. Superintendent family on front porch of mill house
6. Carrollton Square and Confederate Veterans
7. Female mill hand at Snake Creek
8. Workers entering Banning Mill and Banning Mill with bridge
9. Mill church/school
10. Teenage mill hands pose in front of house
11. Male mill hand
12. 2 copies of men in front of general store and superintendent’s house
13. Banning Mill workers at 19th century general store
14. 2 copies of grandma, sisters and brother in front of house
15. Woman in front of Royal Crown sign
16. Woman pumping car tire
17. Two teenage friends smiling
18. 2 copies of baby on porch
19. Teenage friends on white fence
20. Mill hands shopping at general store
21. 2 copies of woman by plant in yard, front of house
22. 2 copies of young women pose in front of house
23. Brother and sister sit in grass
24. Waterfall at race
25. 2 copies of Banning as it was: Factory and Town (1880’s)
26. Boys with animals pulling wagon from Roopville Archives and Historical Society
27. Town of Banning and general store (3B2)
28. Victory Community 1897, 4 miles east of Bowdon
29. Arthur Hutchenson tombstone

File Folder: Copies of Sanborn Insurance Maps
1. 1885
2. 1889
3. 1895
4. 1900
5. 1906
6. 1911

File Folder: Skirmish at Moore’s Bridge, July 13, 1864
1. 2 copies of The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, pg. 910-913
2. Sherman’s Horsemen, To Moore’s Bridge and Back, pg. 56-63

File Folder: Tax Assesor Records
1. Record of Ownership, House on Banning Rd.
2. Record of Ownership, House on Banning Rd. Holder to McGukin
3. 2 copies of Record of Ownership, Jack Duke (1985)
4. Record of Ownership, 615 Banning Rd.
5. Record of Ownership, J.R. Hanson (torn down)
6. 2 copies of Record of Ownership (Argo family?)
7. Record of Ownership (Reva Butler Duke)
8. Record of Ownership (Albert H. Gore and wife)

File Folder: Request for National Register of Historic Places
1. High Falls Hydro Power Project


Banning Collection Box #2

File Folder: Area Maps
1. Photocopy of map with hand drawn names
2. 2 page hand drawn map
3. Photocopies of hand drawn maps
4. Topographic Map Symbols brochure
5. 3 photocopies of topographic maps, Carroll County
6. Multiage enlargement of topographic map, Banning
7. Map legend from Carroll County Georgia, State Highway Board, 1940
8. Southern Cotton Mill Area map from the Georgia Power Company
9. Map of Carroll County Cemeteries, 1827, First Supplement
10. Map of Carroll County, schools listed
11. Map of Land Districts, 1921
12. More topographic maps

File Folder: Excerpts from Carroll County Books
1. Memoirs of Georgia, Kelley, Lassetter, and Martin, pg. 425-428
2. Photocopies of Hutcheson Cotton Mills and Hutcheson Knitting Mills
3. Carroll County, Georgia: Souvenir-Historical Edition, pg. 36
4. Banning Rediscovered, Atlanta Constitution, Sunday, Aug. 12, 1985
5. City of Carrollton, History of Carrollton, pg. 6
6. Georgia’s Last Frontier: The Development of Carroll County by James C. Bonner
7. Georgia: Historical and Industrial by the Dept. of Agriculture, pg. 337
8. Ads for Carrollton Circus, 1884 from the Carroll County Times
9. History of Carroll County, 2 pages
10. Talmadge Declares Martial Law, Ends Strike Disorders 9/20/1934 from Carroll County, Ga.
11. Carroll County Sketches, James Moore
12. Cover of Women in Georgia Industries: A Study of Hours, Wages, and Working Conditions
13. At Home in Carrollton: A History Illustrated, 1827-1994
14. Statistics of the State of Georgia, Carroll County, pg. 146-149
15. Carroll County and Her People by Private Joe Cobb, pg. 44-49
16. Emails: Rural heritage, brief summaries
File Folder: Local Cemetery Listings
1. Map of Carroll County Cemeteries
2. Cemeteries in Third Land District Carroll County, Georgia (Avery to Wilson)
3. 2 copies of St. Paul’s Methodist Church
4. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church

File Folder: Local Census Reports
1. 1850 rough report
2. 1860 Census Report (973 at Banning)
3. 1870 Census Report (1,252 at Banning)
4. 1880 Census Report (956 at Banning)
5. 12th Census population 1900 (466 at Banning)
6. List of population for Georgia Counties including Carroll, 1830-1980

File Folder: Other Mills-Arnall/Newnan
1. Summaries from Georgia Tech research for: Arnall Mills, Arnco Mills, and Newnan Cotton Mills
2. Student paper, The Mill Village of Sargent, Georgia by Mark Willson for Vernacular Architecture class

File Folder: Other Mills-Atlanta
1. Article: Close-knit mill community fears loss of link with its past- fire at Cabbagetown/Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill
2. Article: After the fire in Cabbagetown: Neighborhood accustom to hard knocks rallies again
3. From Creative Loafing: Whittier Mill Village
4. Whittier Mill and the “New South”
5. Exposition Cotton Mills from www.artery.org/ExCotMills.htm

File Folder: Other Mills-Augusta
1. Enterprise Mill from www.enterprisemill.com/history2.html

File Folder: Other Mills-Bowden/Villa Rica
1. Chapter 8-Mills: Villa Rica Mills Incorporated
2. Photographs and Old Sulphur Mines, Dallas Hwy
3. Bowdon Oil Mill/Textile Rubber Company with photos

File Folder: Other Mills-Carroll/Mandeville
1. Summary of interview with Lanelle Rumble, Carroll Mills by Arden Williams
2. Short biography (one page) on Joseph A. Aycock
3. Student paper on Mandeville Mills by Julie Lambat, includes hand drawn map and mill house layout
4. Sketch of a duplex by Carrie Tumlin
5. Sketch of a shotgun house by Carrie Tumlin
6. Short blurb on street layout and mill homes by Carrie Tumlin (Architecture class)
7. Short blurb and drawings by Lucie Ann Turner (Architecture class)
8. CFP Oct. 13, “Sketch of Mandeville Mills, Carroll County’s Largest Industrial Enterprise” (2 pages)

9. Mandeville Yarns, March 1, 1947 Vol. 1, No. 1
10. Mandeville Old Timers, March 13, 1948 from Mandeville Yarns
11. Mandeville Yarns, March 27, 1948
12. Mandeville Yarns, April 24, 1948
13. Mandeville Yarns, June 5, 1948
14. Mandeville Yarns, June 19, 1948 Vol. 2, No. 8
15. Mandeville Yarns, August 7, 1948
16. Mandeville Yarns, Sept. 18, 1948 Vol. 2, No. 14
17. To the Farmers of Carroll County, from H. O. Lovvorn, General Manager, Mandeville Mills
18. Recollections of Mandeville Mills from Miss Mary Lovvorn, 11/12/85
19. The Mandeville Mill Years: 1902-1953 by Bill Lewis June 6, 1988
20. Carroll County Times, March 22, 1917 “Mandeville Mills”
21. Example of items from scrapbook of Ann Mandeville Harris
22. “Study Finds Carrollton Georgia’s Pattern City: Cotton Group Bases Choice n Balanced Industry, Agriculture Tie-in” 1952

File Folder: Other Mills-Fitzgerald
1. History of mill off internet
2. The Cotton Ray, published by the Fitzgerald Mill Corporation for its employees, Vol. 1, Number 1 November 1952
3. The Cotton Ray, Vol. II, Number 10, October 1953
4. The Cotton Ray, Vol. III, Number 1, January 1954
5. The Cotton Ray, Vol. III, Number 5, May 1954
6. From The Standard, Baker County, and Editorial by Poke McHenry-Cotton Mill reunion memories
7. Student paper, Innocent Victim by Tiffany Stanfill

File Folder: Other Mills-Rome

File Folder: Other Mills-Troup County
1. From the Troup County Archives, Industrial History of Troup County, Textiles at the Center of Local History from Travels Through Troup County: A Guide to its Architecture and History by Julie Turner
2. From the Troup County Archives, Former Slave Turned Bridge Builder, Horace King by Bill Osinski of the Atlanta Journal Constitution

File Folder: Other Mills-West Point
1. Creating the Mill Village Environment: The Negotiated Spaces of the West Point Manufacturing Company by Robert W. Blythe
2. Paragraphs of information from the internet

File Folder: Other Mills-Assorted
1. Newspaper clippings
2. Review of Douglas Flamming’s “Creating the Modern South”
3. Special Report: Century-Old Companies Historic Mills Preserve Industry’s Past (appendix)
4. Gainesville cotton mills
5. Habersham County, Georgia Iron Works and Manufacturing history
6. Photograph of Habersham mill

File Folder: Unions and 1934 Strike
1. American Federation of Labor “Attention! Wage Earners & Salaried Workers Everywhere” June 17, 1933

File Folder: Reference Articles
1. Mary Clare de Graffenried mentions her article “The Georgia Cracker in the Cotton Mill”
2. The Cotton Mill: 1849-1954 by Michael Rutherford
3. Georgia State Archives, Strike of 1934 records
4. Teaching History Online: Factory Pollution
5. Mining a Family’s Memories to Bring an Immigrants’ Home to Life by Patricia Leigh Brown from The New York Times, December 19, 1998
6. Women in Georgia Industries, earnings and hours, pg 34-39
7. Arden’s notes on the uprising of 1934
8. Articles from 9/1934 related to the strike
9. Transcribed correspondence between General Thomas and W. T. Sherman, Sept. 28, 1864.
10. Transcribed correspondence between Captin L. M . Dayton and J. Kilpatrick
11. Sherman’s Expulsion of the Roswell Women. G.H.Q. V.54, 2
12. Floor plan and photograph of housing area from Building Towns
13. “History on tape turns 25” article in the AJC 4/8/99
14. “Making History: Steven Spielberg’s oral history of Holocaust survivors has videotapes 50,000 interviews. Now comes the hard part.” By Peter Gumel of Entertainment and Technology, March 22, 1999
15. “History Draws Students Out” article in the Boston Sunday Globe, 4/25/99
16. handwritten note by Ann McCleary entitled “Communities: Capture the Spirit!”
17. “Film revives memories of strike torn apart by gunshots” article on the Uprising of ‘34
18. “Cole Town’s full of merry souls again: Newnan section once millionaires’ row rebounds on urban pioneers’ sweat equity” article in the AJC, 4/13/00
19. “South urged to link rural areas with ‘new economy’ cities” article in AJC, Section A16, 9/3/00
20. “100 Years of Labor: Working on the Railroad” article in AJC, section H, 9/3/00
21. “Discourses of work and consumption in the demise of the southern cotton mill village system” by Toby Moore in Business and Economic History; Williamsburg; Winter 1999.

Banning Collection Box #3
Various Newspaper Articles
File Folder: Index of Banning Articles
1. Banning Mill-Related Newspaper Articles, 3 pages
2. Carroll County Newspapers, List of Articles Related to Banning Mill

File Folder: Assorted News Articles, Recent (multiple copies)
1. Banning Mill history/summary, 5 pages
2. Women & Family, Frances Long, ed. Banning Rediscovered, Historian sheds light on 19th century town by Bob Bolding
3. Lewis Chapel and Banning Schools
4. 2 photocopied pictures from article
5. Memoirs of Georgia, pgs 426-429
6. Photocopy of book cover, Women in Georgia Industries: A Study of Hours, Wages, and Working Conditions
7. Talmadge Declares Martial Law, Ends Strike Disorder, from 1934
8. Banning could be official U.S. historic site, Georgian June 19, 1980 (outlines hydroelectric hopes for Banning)
9. The Atlanta Constitution, Banning’s 1842 Mill Still Busy by Bob Harrell
10. Banning Held Georgia’s First Electric Lights
11. Banning history/summary, 4 pages
12. Banning Amazes WGC Professor by Bob Bolding
13. Goodwin says and First Electric Lights
14. Banning Mill: A Heritage Vision by Julie Turner, Historic Preservation Planner, November 1994
15. Bowensville-Banning
16. Revitalizing the Banning Mill (original and photocopied)
17. Photocopied photograph of A. Hutchenson on porch with an unidentified man and seated woman

File Folder: Carroll Co. Times Newspaper Articles- 1872-1873; 1880
1. March 8, 1872
2. 6/6/1873
3. 7/4/1873 Land Lots
4. 9/19/1873 Whitesburg
5. 9/3/1880 new bridge across Snake Creek
6. 10/22/1880 Poor Girls

File Folder: Assorted News Articles-Vintage
1. C.C. Times 6/7/1889 Banning Paper Mill Blown to Pieces
2. CCT 6/31/1881(4 pages)
3. CCT 6/7/1889 Snake Creek, Paper Mill, Hutcheson Factory, & Pulp Mill
4. CCT June 7, 1889 The Pulp Mill
5. CFP 4/15/1895 Hutcheson Manufacturing Co.
6. CCT June 3, 1873 Bowenville Machine Shop, Amis & Johnson
7. The Bowdon 1/2/41
8. 1/26/1872 CCT
9. CCT April 15, 1887 Whitesburg and Hutcheson Warehouse Burned
10. CFP April 29, 1887 Whitesburg, Sickness/Death 60 cases of measles
11. August 30, 1889
12. CFP May 17, 1889
13. CFP June 3, 1887
14. CFP June 10, 1887
15. CFP June 17, 1887
16. CFP June 24, 1887 picnic at Hutcherson’s Factory
17. CFP July 8, 1887 children did not picnic
18. CFP August 5, 1887
19. CFP August 12, 1887
20. June 19, 1980 CCG Banning Rediscovered original

File Folder: Carroll County Newspaper Articles 1881
1. 6/3/1881 “Our Manufacturing Enterprise” & “Info.on Carroll Cotton Mills”

File Folder: Carroll County Times: 1884
1. 2/1/1884 advertisement for the Bookwalter Portable Engine for mills
2. 2/8/1884 “Calling Debtors”
3. 2/8/1884 Ad for Whitesburg Grocery Store with Beer and Billiards
4. 3/7/1884 “For Sale, machinery”
5. 3/28/1884 “Public Road Notice”
6. 4/11/1884 “Ad targeted to Merchants and Capitalist”
7. 4/18/1884 “Furious Floods… Not a Bridge Left on Snake Creek”
8. 6/6/1884 “Suicide of Mary Long”
9. 8/5/1884 “Ad for Steam Engine”
10. 8/12/1884 “I don’t feel like work… Parker’s Tonic”
11. 8/15/1884 “What Carroll Has to Offer” and “Carroll Cotton Mills”

File Folder: Carroll County Times: 1889
1. 11/1/89 “Banning: Close Observer”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1893
1. June 23,
2. June 30,

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1894
1. Feb. 2, “Banning and Whitesburg”
2. Feb. 16, “Whitesburg and Banning” 2 pages
3. Feb. 23, “Banning”
4. March 2, “Banning” 2 pgs.
5. March 16, “Banning” 2 pgs.
6. April 16, “Banning”
7. April 20, “Whitesburg and Vicinity”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1895
1. Jan. 4
2. April 5, “Hutcheson Manufacturing Co.”

File Folder: Carroll County Times: 1911
1. 1/19/11 “News from Banning”
2. 3/16/1911 “News from Banning”
3. 3/23/11 “News from Banning”
4. 4/6/11 “Singing at Baptist church at Banning”
5. 4/13/11 “News from Banning”
6. 4/27/11 “News from Banning”
7. 5/4/11 “News from Banning”
8. 5/11/11 “News from Whitesburg”
9. 6/1/11 “News from Banning”
10. 6/22/11 “News from Whitesburg”
11. 7/27/11 “News from Banning”
12. 8/17/11 “Election Returns”
13. October 5, 1911 “News from Whitesburg”
14. November 2, 1911 “News from Banning”
15. November 23, 1911 “Extinction of Whites”
16. December 14, 1911 “Election Returns”

File Folder: Carroll Co. Newspaper Articles- 1912:
1. 1/18/1912 “News from Banning” (comment on education and allying negro)
2. 2/15/12 “News from Banning”
3. 2/15/12 “News from Banning”
4. 3/28/12 “County Tax Notice”
5. 4/4/12 “Horsley’s Mill”
6. 4/25/12 “Registered Voters”(very few cotton mill workers listed?)
7. 5/2/12 “Primary Returns”
8. 5/2/12 “Primary Returns”
9. 5/9/12 “News from Banning”
10. 8/15/12 “News from Banning”
11. 11/7/12 “Election Returns”

File Folder: Carroll Co. Newspaper Articles- 1914:
1. 1/1/14 “Banning Local News”
2. 1/1/14 “Banning R. No. 1”
3. 1/29/14 “Tax Receiver’s Notice”
4. 2/5/14 “Banning Route 1”
5. 2/12/14 “Georgia Chamber of Commerce”
6. 2/12/14 “Banning Route 1”
7. 2/19/14 “Banning Route 1”
8. 2/26/14 “Banning Route 1”
9. 3/12/14 “Banning Route 1”
10. 4/2/14 “A Carroll Co. Enterprise-An Incident of the Past” (paper making)
11. 4/30/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
12. 4/30/14 “Whitesburg Local News cont.”
13. 5/7/14 “Banning Route 1”
14. 5/7/14 “Banning Local News” (baseball game)
15. 5/7/14 “Registered Voters” (Banning district 1541)
16. 5/7/14 “Primary Election Returns”
17. 5/14/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (great account of a baseball game btw Banning and Whitesburg. It seems the paper believes Banning’s players are “gentlemen” while Whitesburg’s are not… or, they would rather the Whitesburg boys go on to better things)
18. 5/144/14 “Banning Route 1”
19. 5/21/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (corrections to 5/14 baseball account)
20. 5/21/14 “Banning Route 1”
21. 6/4/14 “Whitesburg Local News”(suggests Baseball is immoral & leads to drinking)
22. 6/4/14 “Whitesburg Local News cont.”
23. 6/11/14 “Banning Route 1”
24. 6/18/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (baseball games bring in illegal sales of whiskey)
25. 6/18/14 “Whitesburg Local News cont.”
26. 7/2/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (cont. discussion of immorality of baseball)
27. 7/2/14 “Whitesburg cont.”
28. 7/9/14 “Tax Digest”
29. 7/16/14 “Banning Local News”
30. 7/16/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
31. 7/23/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (cemetery overgrown)
32. 8/6/14 “Booster Trip Schedule”
33. 8/7/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (Banning the model little village)
34. 8/13/14 “Disastrous Fire at Banning”
35. 8/13/14 “Banning Local News”
36. 8/13/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
37. 8/20/14 “Primary Election Returns”
38. 9/10/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
39. 9/10/14 “Women in Industry” (numbers)
40. 9/12/14 “Whitesburg Local News” (New brick store house)
41. 9/24/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
42. 10/1/14 “Banning Local News”
43. 10/8/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
44. 10/22/14 “Millers quit jute for Cotton”
45. 10/29/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
46. 10/29/14 “Tax Notice”
47. 11/26/14 “Corn Club Exhibit”
48. 12/3/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
49. 12/10/14 “Growth of Carroll Co. during last 15 years”
50. 12/10/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
51. 12/31/14 “Whitesburg Local News”
52. 13/31/14 “Banning Local News”

File Folder: Carroll Co. Times Newspaper Articles-1915:
1. 2/25/15 “Banning Local News”
2. 3/14/15 “Tax Notice”
3. 5/16/15 “Banning Local News”
4. 5/20/15 “Banning News”
5. 7/15/15 “Items of Interest from Whitesburg”
6. 7/29/15 “Banning Local News”
7. 7/29/15 (or August 5?) “Banning Baseball”
8. 8/26/15 “Banning News”
9. 10/7/15 “Banning News”
10. 11/11/15 “Carroll County Boys Corn Club”
11. 12/16/15 “News from Whitesburg”

File Folder: Carroll County Times-1917-1919
1. 3/22/17 “Tallapoosa People Buy Banning Cotton Mill”
2. 2/20/19 “Labor Unions”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1920
1. Jan. 1 “White Teachers for 1920” Miss Ora Bishop listed for Banning
2. Jan. 22, “Candidates Nominated”
3. Jan. 22, “C. N.”
4. Feb. 3, “C. N.”
5. Feb. 10, “C. N.”
6. Feb. 12, “C. N.”
7. Feb. 12, “C. N.”
8. Feb. 17, “C. N.”
9. Feb. 17, “Notice! First Round” taxes
10. Feb. 19, “Candidates Nominated”
11. Feb. 26, “C. N.”
12. March 2, “Notice! Second Round” taxes
13. March 2, “C. N.”
14. March 9, “Notice! Second Round” taxes
15. March 9, “C. N.”
16. March 11, “C. N.”
17. June 3, “Steed and easy winner wed.” how Banning voted (2 copies)
18. June 10, “News from the busy little city of Whitesburg” (2 copies)
19. July 8, “News from the busy little city of Whitesburg”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press and Carroll County Times: 1921
1. CFP Sept. 8,
2. CCT Sept. 9, “Official Returns, state/primary”
3. CCT Oct. 7, “How Carroll voted in run-over elections”
4. CFP Oct. 13, “Notice! First Round” taxes
5. CFP Oct. 20, “Notice! Second Round” taxes (2 copies)
6. CFP Oct. 27, “Notice! Third Round” taxes

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1922
1. Feb. 23, “Notice! First Round”
2. March 9, “Notice! Second Round”
3. March 16, “Banning, Route 1”
4. March 23, “Notice! Third Round”
5. May 11, “Whitesburg”
6. Aug. 24, “Amount of meat products shipped in to Carroll County” etc.
7. Oct. 12, “Notice! First Round”
8. Oct. 19, “Notice! Second Round”
9. Oct. 26, “Notice! Third Round”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1925
1. March 12, “Notice! Third Round” taxes
2. April 16, “Banning R. 1” Mrs. Driver hosts an Easter egg hunt, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Holloway host a candy pulling
3. May 28, “New Taxi Line” Carrollton, Clem, Banning, Whitesburg, Sargents, Newnan, to Atlanta
4. June 4, “New Taxi Line”
5. Oct. 22, “First, Second, Third, and Last Round”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1926
1. June 21, “Notice! First Round”
2. March 4, “Notice! Third Round”
3. March 11, “Local Happenings and Banning district elections”
4. April 22, “Banning School” (many recognizable names appear in this edition) Banning children perform a play or recital
5. Oct. 7, “How they voted in Carroll County”
6. Oct. 14, “Notice! First Round”
7. Oct. 21, “Report of Tax Collector: Corporations” Banning not listed?
8. Oct. 21, “Notice! First Round, Second Round”
9. Nov. 4, “Notice! Second Round, Third Round” (2 copies)

File Folder: Carroll County Times and Carroll Free Press: 1927
1. CCT Jan. 19, “Interesting news from Whitesburg”
2. CFP Aug. 11, “Big Motorcade of 50 cars to tour country boosting centennial” Stopping in Banning Aug. 17 from 9:15 to 10:10 (2 pages)
3. CFP Sept. 22,
4. CFP Oct. 6, “Notice! First Round”
5. CFP Oct. 13, “Carrollton Public Square on a Busy Day in the … Ton Season”
6. CFP Oct. 27, “Notice! Second Round”
7. CFP Nov. 3, “Carrollton in the Year 1889”
8. CFP Nov. “Notice! Third Round”
9. CFP Dec. 15, “Notice!” Train service

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1929
1. Oct. 17, “Notice, First Round” taxes
2. Oct. 24, “Notice, Second Round”
3. Nov. 7, “Notice, Third and Last Round”
4. Nov. 14, “Notice, Third and Last Round”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1930
1. Jan. 9, “Banning News” Mr. Jessie Davis happened to the misfortune of getting his arm broken while cranking his Ford. Death of William Driver, buried at Paul Church. Messrs, D.A. Simpkins and Carl Hines were motoring around. New residents. Several of the mill employees here have moved to Rockmart, Ga. to work in the new Goodyear mill. (Many recognizable names)
2. Jan. 30, “Notice! First Round”
3. Feb. 13, “Notice! Second Round”

File Folder: Carroll County Times-1931, 1935
1. 2/26/31 Banning Cotton Mills Win Ruling on Appeal in Electrocution Suit
2. 1/3/35 Banning Mills will open Jan. 7th on Full Time Schedule
3. 2/31/35 “A Sad Picture” (Hamilton mill and union)
4. 2/7/35 “Tax Notice”
5. 2/14/35 “News from Nations Capital” Another Strike
6. 2/21/35 “Tax Notice”
7. 3/7/35 “Talmadge Declares Martial Law, Sends Troops to LaGrange”
8. 3/21/35 “Court Calendar for April” (Cleveland Browning Co, Plft., vs. Banning Cotton Mills, Deft., Poncet-Davis Company, Clmt. April 2, 1935)
9. 4/4/35 “Tax Notice”
10. 6/6/35 “Banning Man is Painfully Injured in Fall from Train: Grover Henry is Seriously but is Recovering at Home”
11. 6/13/35 “Cotton Textile Industry Shows Splendid Spirit”
12. 6/25/35 “Sewell Manufacturing Company invites press to visit plants”
13. 8/15/35 “Shall Organized Labor Control Our Government?”

File Folder: Carroll County Times-1936
1. 2/20/36 “Primary Election Returns”
2. 2/27/36 “Run off Results”
3. 3/5/36 “Tax Notice”
4. 7/2/36 “Banning News”
5. 7/30/36 “Local News from Banning”
6. 8/6/36 “Local News from Banning”
7. 8/13/36 “Local News from Banning”
8. 8/20/36 “Local News Notes from Banning”
9. 8/27/36 “Eligible Voters”
10. 9/10/36 “Democratic Primary Results”
11. 10/15/36 “Report of Tax Commissioner”
12. 10/29/36 “Election Managers”

File Folder: Carroll Co. Times-1938
1. 3/17/38 “Tax Notice”
2. 11/1/38 “Qualified Voters”
3. 9/15/38 “Primary Returns”
4. 10/20/38 “Tax Notice”

File Folder: Carroll Co. Times-1939
1. 3/9/39 “Tax Notice”
2. 6/29/39 “Whitesburg Hits Hard to Win Game from Banning, 17-4”
3. 7/6/39 “Bremen Wins Game from Banning, 8-6”
4. 7/13/39 “Carrollton Due To Go to Banning”
5. 7/13/39
6. 7/20/39 “Whitesburg Earns Impressive 17 to 5 Victory over Banning”
7. 7/29/39 “Carroll Voters to Decide Between Four Candidates” (Election Managers: Banning-W.A. Thompson, Murphy Pritchard, H.C. Jones)
8. 8/17/39 (baseball)
9. ?
10. 10/17/39 “Banning News” (visits and Southeastern Fair in Atlanta)
11. 11/23/39 “Tax Notice”
12. 11/30/39 “Banning Rubber Factory Makes Grips for 639 Miles of Bicycles in Year; Employs Forty People in Three Shifts”

File Folder: Carroll Co. Times-1940
1. 2/15/40 “Qualified Voters”
2. 2/22/40 “Primary Results”
3. 2/29/40 “Official Primary Results”
4. 3/7/40 “Tax Notice”
5. 3/21/40 “Paving Whitesburg Road”
6. 4/11/40 “Baseball League Origination”
7. 4/18/40 “Semi Pro League”
8. 5/2/40 “Semi Pro League”
9. 6/6/40 “Banning Mills, Inc. Enters Receivership”
10. 7/13/40 “125 at Banning Hope for Mills Reopening; Roberts Receiver”
11. 7/27/40 “Banning Hears Plant May Re-open Soon”
12. 8/11/40 “Banning Rubber Mill May Re-Open This Week, Get Back Pay”
13. 8/18/40 “Banning Worker Badly Burned in Switch Box Blast”
14. 9/5/40 “Eligible Voters”
15. 9/12/40 “Primary Returns”
16. 10/3/40 “Banning Mill Sold at Auction”
17. 10/10/40 “Banning Hopes Dashed with Mill to be Dismantled”
18. 10/17/40 “Tax Notice”
19. 11/21/40 “Employment Swing Continues Upward in Carroll County”
20. 11/28/40 “Carroll Textile Mills Face Shortage of Trained Workers”
21. 12/5/40 “Banning Mill Superintendent Dies” (John R.Hollingsworth)
22. 12/19/40 “Banning Rubber Plant Moves to Bowdon: Banning Cotton Mill will be Reopened by New York Firm”
23. CFP July 20, “List of Election Managers for General Election, Aug. 3” by district, Banning, W. A. Thompson and Willie Thompson

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1941
1. May 15, “Banning Mills issue checks for $6,648.15 Back Wages” from closure in May of 1940
2. Oct. 16, “Notice” and cotton industry (cut off)
3. Oct. 30,
4. Oct. 30, “Grand Jury Report” A. F. Lovelace taxed on 1 gas pump for 1-2 years, cost $1.50. New York Term Warehouse Co. in Banning was taxed $10.00.
5. Nov. 4, “Notice, last round”
6. Oct. 9, “Every cotton grower should vote in referendum Saturday, Estes says”

File Folder: Carroll Free Press: 1942
1. Jan. 6, “Tire Rationing Board is named in Carroll County; Provisions for obtaining new tires are given”
2. Feb. 17, “Industry almost equals cotton value in Carroll”
3. March 3, “Notice only and last round”

Banning Collection Box #4
Research by Carey Tilley
File Folder: Memories & Material Culture: Southern Textile Mill Village (Fall 2000)
1. Memories and Material Culture: Evidence of the Relationship of Company Housing to Employee Status at a Southern Textile Mill Village: Banning, Georgia; 1920-1945. For the Georgia Association of Historians Annual Meeting, April 13, 2001
2. Memories and Material Culture: Evidence of the Relationship of Company Housing to Employee Status at a Southern Textile Mill Village: Banning, Georgia; 1920-1945. For Research Methods in Folklore and Folklife, Fall 2000

File Folder: Draft of Banning Paper
1. December 2000 Draft

File Folder: Survey of Visible Cultural Resources on the Banning Mill Property, 6/00
1. Original copy prepared for Banning Enterprises, June 26, 2000
2. 2 copies of Tilley’s Archaeological Survey, June 22, 2000
3. Manufacturing Chronology of Banning Mills
4. Copies of Survey of Visible Cultural Resources on the Banning Mill Property, archaeological survey, and manufacturing chronology

File Folder: Survey of Visual Cultural Resources on Banning Mill Property, 1/01
1. 5 copies of above mentioned paper

File Folder: Thesis Paper
1. Loose copy of “The Evolution and Social Significance of Mill-Village Housing at Banning, Georgia, 1847-1945

Banning Collection Box #5
Research and Photographs by Arden Williams
File Folder: The Threads of a Community Exhibit
1. Exhibit Plan Introduction, Concept, Timeline, Signage, Artifact Placement, Care, Security, and Conservation, Suggestions, and Goals

File Folder: The Threads of a Community Exhibit
1. Table of Contents
2. Opening Signage
3. Timeline

File Folder: Exhibit Section #1
1. Regional Origins with text, maps, and photographs

File Folder: Exhibit Section #2
1. Mill Beginnings-Circa 1847 with text, maps, letters, photographs

File Folder: Exhibit Section #3
1. Expansion and Growth, The 1880’s (with proposed artifacts and extra additions)

File Folder: Exhibit Section #4
1. Challenges of the 20th Century-Circa 1900-1930 (with proposed artifacts)

File Folder: Exhibit Section #5
1. Depression and WWII Years (with proposed artifacts)

File Folder: Exhibit Section #6
1. Endings and Beginnings, Circa 1960-2000 (with proposed artifacts)

File Folder: Process Section and Overall Biography
1. Process Section and Overall Biography

File Folder: Arden William’s Thesis Essay
1. “A Metropolitan Edifice in the Woods: The Community Identity of Banning Mill” 4/24/2004

File Folder: The Children of Banning Speak
1. The Children of Banning Speak

File Folder: Life Was Good on the Mill Village
1. Arden William’s Folklore Paper “Life was Good on the Mill Village: Folk Narratives, Occupational and Children’s Folklore of Banning Textile Mill” (2 versions)

File Folder: “Elements Contributing to a Class Structure”
1. 8/14/00 Draft 4, “Elements Contributing to a Class Structure”

File Folder: On going Bibliography
1. Works Cited, Primary Sources
2. Secondary Sources
3. Works Cited/Ongoing Bibliography with handwritten notes
4. Works Cited for 1st paper topic, “Mills of Carroll County”
5. Works Cited, Primary Sources

File Folder: Internship Notebook, Spring 1999
1. Recollections of Mandeville Mills by Miss Mary Lovvorn 11/12/85
2. Interview with notes, Iva Robinson Denney
3. Interview with notes, Pat DeHaven
4. Interview with notes, Lloyd Toney
5. Interview with notes, Annie Camp Craven
6. Interview with notes, Ralph A. Phillips
7. Daily Log, January-
8. Daily Log, March-April-May 1999
9. Paternalism, The Mill Village, and Carroll County, Georgia
10. Thoughts and Observations on My Interviews, Final Internship Summation by Arden Williams
11. Potential Interview Questions
12. The Mandeville Mill Years, 1902-1953
13. Handwritten notes on Mandeville Section
14. Mandeville Yarns (newspaper)
15. Other Mills: Bowdon Oil Mill/Textile Rubber Company
16. Other Mills: Villa Rica Mills Incorporated
17. Photocopied photographs
18. Banning Mill articles
19. Interview with notes, Iva Robinson Denney
20. Interview with notes, Pat DeHaven
21. Interview with notes, Lloyd Toney
22. Interview with notes, Annie Camp Craven
23. Interview with Lanelle Rumble, Feb. 3, 1999
24. Description of interview with Iva Denney, Feb. 22, 1999

File Folder: Early Draft Abstract/Appendix:
1. Abstract Essay
2. Mill Ownership Chronology at Banning Mills
3. Exhibit Plan
4. Appendix I: Banning Interview Subjects/Generation
5. Appendix II: Mill Ownership Chronology at Banning Mills

File Folder: Drafts of Exhibit Timeline/Index
1. 1912-1938 timeline
2. Table of contents for section #4

File Folder: Early Thesis Draft
1. “The Creation of a Class Structure by the Children of Banning”

Banning Collection Box #6
Research and Photographs by Mark Barron
File Folder: Photographs
1. 34 pictures of Banning

File Folder: Banning Photos and Negatives
1. 2 sets of black and white negatives
2. Contact sheet with list of negative descriptions
3. CVS 24 pictures with list of negative descriptions
4. 2nd contact sheet with list of negative descriptions

File Folder: Industrial Biography
1. Article: “Society Improved the Way You Can Improve a Dynamo”: Charles P. Steinmetz and the Politics of Efficiency by John M. Jordan
2. Article: H.J. Habakkauk, American and British Technology in the 19th Century: The Search for Labor Saving Inventions. Cambridge: University Press, 1967. Pages 182-185.
3. Article: Courtney Robert Hall, History of American Industrial Sciences, New York: Library of Congress, 1954. Pages 160-165.
4. Dictionary definition of Hydorelectric power
5. Article: Scientific Technology, 1845-1900: The Hydraulic Turbine and the Origins of American Industrial Research
6. Definition for Reaction turbine
7. Definition for apron molding

File Folder: Report Copy, Larry Gross
1. 2 copies of Banning Mill Report by Larry Gross

File Folder: Report-Sanborn Analysis and Visual Study
1. Atlanta Constitution article, 5/17/71 Banning’s 1842 Mill Still Busy
2. Carroll County Times, 1/6/72 Banning Paper Mill Supplied Area Papers with Newsprint by Radford Hamrick
3. Hand drawn map/layout by Mark
4. Map of Carrollton, Whitesburg, and Newnan
5. Sanborn Key
6. Sanborn map of Hutchinson MFG Co., 1885
7. 1889 map of Hutchinson MFG Co.
8. 1895 map of Hutchinson MFG Co.
9. 1900 map of Hutchenson Manuf’g Co. Cotton Mill
10. 1906 map of Hutcheson MFG Co. Cotton Mill
11. 1911 map of Hutchenson MFG Co. Cotton Mill
12. 1927 map of Banning Cotton Mills
13. 1927-1947 map of Banning Cotton Mills

Banning Collection: Floppy Disks & CDs

Floppy disc: Banning (word 2000) by Mark Barron
1. Engine room
2. Main mill
3. New Mill
4. Picker House
5. Sanborn Analysis
6. Wheelhouse

Floppy disc: “Dr. Brown” and artifact inventory
1. Carey’s letter to Dr. Brown
2. Inventory of artifacts collected at Banning by Carey Tilley

Floppy disc: Banning Thesis by Carey Tilley (2001)
1. XL Chart 98
2. XL Chart 99
3. W map
4. W preface, etc
5. W thesis-bibliography
6. W bound II (Main Document)
7. W thesis-tables
8. W thesis-

Floppy disc: Banning information compiled by Teresa Beyer
1. Banning Mill Interview List
2. Banning Inventory
3. 1930s Census
4. Finding Aid
5. Interview Questions

Floppy disc: Banning Project Interviews
1. B. Gentry-partially transcribed
2. B. Cauley-index
3. C.D. Smith-index
4. Cecil Wilson-index
5. Coley Smith-index
6. F. Smith-index
7. T. W. Tolbert-index
8. M. F. Long-index
9. P. Henry- index 1 & 2
10. E. Richardson-index
11. N. Broom-partial transcript
12. W. Holder-partial transcript
13. W. Holder-index

Zip disk: Back-up Banning Map (1/11/01)
1. Carroll County
2. Banning Mill

Zip disk: Banning
1. Close-up
2. Banning 2 (8/1) image

CD: Banning Research 2000-2001 by Carey Tilley

CD: Banning Research 2000-2001 by Carey Tilley (back-up copy)

CD: Carrollton Pictures of Banning

For more information about the collection or to schedule a research date, please contact us at:
Pafford Hall 207
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, Georgia 30118
(770)838-3141

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