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The latest Life of the Scholar (LOTS) event at Gardner-Webb University will give the audience an inside look at the life and contributions of James William Cannon, the founder of Cannon Mills, and creator of the model mill village of Kannapolis, N.C. Dr. Timothy Vanderburg, professor of history at GWU, will serve as guest speaker for the event, and will examine the powerful paternalism that Cannon established and how mill workers responded to it. The lecture will be held Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Hope Hall of the Tucker Student Center.
Cannon Mills and Kannapolis: Persistent Paternalism in a Textile Town, Dr. Kent Blevins, Dr. Timothy Vanderburg, James William Cannon, Life of the Scholar (LOTS)
Office of University Communications, "Life Of The Scholar (LOTS) Program Set for Sept. 18 at Gardner-Webb" (2014). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1348.