The toughest job you’ll never love (Apologies to Miss Lillian)

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By Brian Garner

I have been thinking a lot about textile mills in the days and weeks following the Smithsonian “The Way We Worked” exhibit. A group of students and I have been interviewing Chester County people for a video project associated with the exhibit and some of those people have talked about the rise and fall of the mills. There was also a lot of talk about textile mills from author Earl Lee, who talked about growing up on the Gayle and author Ron Rash, who wrote poems and stories about the Eureka.

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