Houses Constructed by the Winnsboro Mill | History of SC Slide Collection

These houses were constructed by the Winnsboro Mill, now a part of the Uniroyal facility in Fairfield County, around 1929. The mill owners provided housing as a way to attract workers or operatives to the mill. The size of a house that a family could have was often dependent upon the number of family members who worked in the mill. To ensure that mill workers would be sober, hard-working employees, the mill owners often donated land and money for the construction of churches and schools in the community. This section of housing surrounds the Methodist Church. Photo by Sargeant.

Courtesy of Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Manufacturing.

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