Behind the Denim

Meet Mildred Bolen.

Meet Mildred Bolen. She’s worked at Cone Mills looming denim for more than 50 years. The denim she makes eventually becomes blue jeans manufactured by Raleigh Denim.

Our State

About Our State

Since 1933, Our State has shared stories about North Carolina with readers both in state and around the world. We celebrate the people and places that make this state great. From the mountains to the coast, we feature North Carolina travel, history, food, and beautiful scenic photography.
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