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Digital Gaston County

Digitized Photographs

Gaston County eighth grade class handwritten reports, illustrated with historical photographs, produced by Gaston County schools in the 1950s:

 

Collections:

DigitalNC Images of North Carolina - Gaston County
Go to: https://www.digitalnc.org/counties/gaston-county/

DigitalNC Images of North Carolina - Gastonia
Go to: https://www.digitalnc.org/combined-search/?searchterm=Gastonia

Millican Pictorial History Museum in Belmont has photographs of Gaston County cities, churches, schools, trolleys, trains, trucks, service stations, drive – ins, theaters, and more. Many photographs have been posted online at their website.
Go to: http://millicanpictorialhistorymuseum.com/

Gaston County Historic Preservation Commission's Historic Photos
Go to: http://www.gastongov.com/government/boards_and_committees/historic_preservation_commission/historic_photos.php

Cherryville Historical Museum
Go to: http://www.cherryvillemuseum.com/photos.html

City of Mount Holly: Online Collections, by Mount Holly Historical Society
Go to: http://mhhsnc.pastperfectonline.com/photo

North Carolina county photographic collection : Gaston County (Series 1.36) This series contains images of locations, people, and events from Gaston County, N.C. (Allen Electric Power Plant; Riverbend Electric Generating Plant; Arkay Mills; Dixon Cotton Mills & Ruby Cotton Mills; Jon. F. Love Dry Goods, Shoes, Clothing, and Millinery Letterhead; Myers Mills; Myrtle Mills; Textile Mills; Victory & Winget Mills; Courthouse; G. W. Ragan House; A.M. Yarn & Processing Company: Mercerizing Plant: Superintendent and Overseers, 23 August 1928; Riverbend Power Plant, circa 1938; Ranlo Manufacturing Company.
Go to: finding-aids.lib.unc.edu/P0001/#d1e14454

Search the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog for Gaston County photographs:
"United States--North Carolina--Gaston County" (Gaston County Bookmobile, Gastonia; Willian Rankin House, Mount Holly vicinity; Mason House, Dallas vicinity; Court House, Gaston County; Rufus Johnston House; John Smith House; Thomas Rhyne House; Thomas Rhyne House; John Moore House; Heyl House; Gastonia, NC, US Highway 29.
Go to: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?q=United%20States--North%20Carolina--Gaston%20County

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