Photograph of cotton workers buying cotton at Alexander Sprunt & Son, cotton exporters.
By 1910, Wilmington-based Alexander Sprunt & Son were the largest cotton exporters in the nation. The business was located on 400 N. Front Street. The building was converted into a successful collection of shops and restaurants in the 1980s, known as the Cotton Exchange.
Cotton manufacture; Cotton trade--North Carolina
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