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A book describing the mills owned by the American Woolen Company in the 1920's. The Maynard description is shown as well as some introductory pages.

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The buildings in red are made of brick, the yellow are made of wood.

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An original American Woolen Company packing box with blanket.

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Two green/brown, woolen, medical blankets manufactured for the US Military by the American Woolen Company.

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

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A photo of the American Woolen Company Mills.

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A picture of the American Woolen Mills, c. 1900, with the railroad embankment and bridge (later removed). In the background, behind Mill #5, are the tower on the home of Lorenzo Maynard, the upper part of Amory Maynard's home, and the tank house for…

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A picture taken behind the block at River Street of the Walnut Street Bridge (note: ball-type globes on street lights on bridge), back of billboards, and the twin smoke stacks of American Woolen Mills.

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A photo of the Assabet Mills, Building #1, in 1918.

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A picture of the American Woolen Company Mills at full production in the early 1900's.

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A photo of American Woolen Mills Company employees on a break. People moved to Maynard primarily to access job opportunities provided by the Maynard Mills. These were people of all races, religions, and nationalities.

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A photo of the woolen mill employees enjoying some after work fun taken in the Thompson Street field (now a parking lot). Front Row (l-r): Ed King, Jack Kane, Ed McManus, Ralph Sheridan, and John Hoffman; Back Row (l-r): Ed Hoffman, George Peterson,…

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A photo showing the final examination of the fabrics as they are pulled over high racks. Inspectors reject or pass the finished pieces according to rigid standards set for the particular grades of fabric.

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This photo shows some of the workers in the Dressing Room of the mills. The warp yarns from the dresser spools are combined and laid side by side as they are wound in sections on the dressing reel. This will ultimately furnish the warp threads for…

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A photo of employees who work in the Warping Department. These employees maintain machinery that uses strands of yarn to form heavier threads that will ultimately become a sixty inch finished width of fabric.

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Still Image of the employees in the perching weave room in the mill in the early 1900's. Left to right: James Keller, Frank Johnson, Thomas Wright, Harry Brooklyn, William McAuslin, Hiram Parkin, August Moynihan, Herbert Whitehead, and __ Smith.

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A photo of employees in the Spinning Room of the American Woolen Company Mills in 1905.