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  Photograph by Charles Rivers.

Textile workers' housing during Gastonia strike, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1930.

According to notes on the image, Rivers took this photograph during the violent strike in the textile mills of Gastonia in 1929-1930. Desperately poor textile workers across the Carolinas -- black and white -- lived in substandard housing such as that pictured here.



Charles Rivers Photograph Collection, Tamiment Library, New York University.



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