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  • Collection: Assabet Mills

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A series of 32 black and white photos documenting the removal of a chimney at the Maynard Mills.

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A colored photo of an aerial view of the Mill.

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Copy of a post card of the mill area taken from Summer Hill.

(See A252-A206)

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A photo of the Assabet Mills taken from Beacon Street.

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A Banner for the Textile Workers Union #771, Maynard, displayed on a wooden rod.

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Christmas Party photograph of the Main Office of the American Woolen Company.

Eva Edwards Frye is noted in the original accession record.

Rear (l-r): Raymond Veitch, ?? Templeton, Margaret McCormack, William Bain, Lucille Sims, Rachel Dzerkaz,…

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This curfew bell, cast in England in 1856, signaled to the mill employees that by 9 p.m. each night they were to be home and in bed. Amory Maynard warned that any of his employees found on the streets after the bell tolled would lose their jobs. In…

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During the flood of the Assabet River on March 13,1936, the river rose high enough to spill over its banks and to include the Walnut Street machine shop in mill Building No. 11 as part of the river.

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This is one of the large boilers used to heat the mill buildings. The boilers could be fired by either gas or oil with an easy conversion.

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This large floor safe was installed in the main office building in the Assabet Mills.

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This shuttle with a bobbin of Khaki yarn was used in the Assabet Mills during World War One.

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A photo of the Assabet Mills new storehouse building built in 1911.

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A photo of the Maynard Mills looking up Walnut Street, dated 1914.

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At first, the traditional wooden waterwheel was the prime mover in the Mill. Power was transmitted to the machines in different parts of the mill buildings by an intricate series of shafts and belts.

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A photo of Mill No. 5, Maynard, MA, taken by E. J. Keep of Jaffrey, NH.

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A photo of the Maynard Mills and Square in 1914.

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