Acknowledgments Introduction The founding of Cannon Mills and Kannapolis : paternalism established James William Cannon : early influences and the emergence of a new South industrialist The founding of Kannapolis : expansion and paternalism Cannon Mills, Kannapolis, and Blacks : a reflection of racial attitudes in the South The growth and maturity of Cannon Mills and Kannapolis : paternalism solidifies amid challenges A time of upheaval : progressivism and World War I Postwar downturn, labor unrest, and new management New leadership, market decline, and consolidation Paternalism expanded : Charles Cannon and welfare work The Great Depression, the new deal, and Cannon Mills Cannon Mills in World War II Cannon Mills and postwar America : market maturity and the loss of brand loyalty Cannon Mills and operation Dixie The danger of larger forces : war, imports, and government policies The decline of Cannon Mills and paternalism Cannon Mills in the 1960s : the paternalistic firm in a modern world The civil rights movement, federal interference, and the weakening of paternalism Cannon Mills after Charles Cannon : new leadership, union vote, and the continuation of paternalism David Murdock, modern management, and the demise of paternalism Fieldcrest Cannon, pillowtex, bankruptcy, and the return of David Murdock Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index.
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