History of Columbia Mills
Joann Zeise, curator of history at the South Carolina State Museum, talked about the history and impact of Columbia Mills. The former… read more
Joann Zeise, curator of history at the South Carolina State Museum, talked about the history and impact of Columbia Mills. The former Columbia Mills building now houses the museum. The mill, which manufactured cotton duck cloth, opened in 1894, and was the world’s first totally electric textile mill and the first major industrial installation for the General Electric Corporation.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbia, South Carolina on April 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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