Pepperell Mills, 1947 NWGTL champs

1947 Northwest Georgia Textile League champion Pepperell Mills. First row, left to right: Hubert Stepp, “Shorty” Hall, Johnny Teat, Clarence Walker, Abie McClung, Joe Goodlett. Middle row, left to right: Bo Sheppard, Al Brown, Jack Gaston, Mel Stamey, Gene Baggett, Jack Clifford. Back row, left to right: Manager Clarence Rawson, Joe Gaston, John Stowe, L. R. Knowles, John Mathis, Willard Nixon, Jim Jordan, Aggie Lumpkin. (ROME AREA HISTORY MUSEUM)