High Shoals, NC Now and Then
February is Black History Month, so to honor it we have decided to post this group of pictures from 1957, some were used in "The Town Crier". The white employees had their picnic at Rankin's Lake and the black employees had their's at Cloninger's Lake. (from the David Foster Collection)
Page four of "The Town Crier" September 1957
COLORED EMPLOYEES ENJOY BARBECUE
The colored employees of Carolinian Mills and their families enjoyed an outing at Cloninger's Lake on Saturday, September 14th. There were approximately 150 present to enjoy the various activities planned for the afternoon.
The children enjoyed a peanut scramble, a search for money buried in a box of flour and various races and contest.
A crew from Bridges Barbecue Lodge in Shelby, NC served a delicious meal of barbecued pork, slaw, pickles, potato chips, rolls and soft drinks.
The outing was thoroughly enjoyed by all.