Mabel Coley Sykes. Daughter of Percy and Samantha Coley. Worked at Rocky Mount Mills in the 1940s.
Three photographs that show Percy and Samantha Coley, mill employees, at different stages of life in different locations.
Portrait photograph of former mill employee Barbara Coley Kea from 1945.
Percy, James, Mabel, and Ernest Coley stand shoulder-to-shoulder with each other in what appears to by the mill village.
Head shot of Rocky Mount Mills employee Barbara Coley Kea
A group of 4 photographs, ranging from 1920s-1950s. Top Left, Samantha Coley, Mill Village school in background. Outside of house at 14 River Drive. Top Right, 1959, Great Grandma Moore (Mother of Samantha). Bottom Left, Samantha Coley, her children Ernest (L) and James, Mabel (Mother of donor Miriam) just out of frame on R. Bottom Right, Samantha Coley (b. 1900) and Percy Coley (b. 1889), both worked at mill. Married in 1914.
Mill employees get together to eat and chat around Christmastime
Exterior photographs from multiple angles of 10 W. Elm St., a mill house in the mill village
Cover for the ceremony program for Lincoln Park Historic District’s recognition and marker unveiling event
Postcard of downtown Rocky Mount