Digital Archive

The Loray Digital Archive is an online collection of digital materials that document the long history of the Loray mill, Firestone plant, and mill village in west Gastonia, North Carolina.  It includes photographs, newspapers, newsletters, maps, film footage, corporate records, artifacts, and ephemera. Browse the archive and filter materials by category using the link below. To conduct keyword searches or download images, access the collection via Digital NC, the website of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. You can view the entire Digital Archive at the link, or explore our 10 subcollections by clicking on the pictures below.

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