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The American Woolen Company mills as they appeared in the early 1900's.

see 1999.1917, 1999.85

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85 room boarding house built by the American Woolen Company in 1902. It was sold to the Town in 1934 for a Town Hall. In 1963, it was razed and the US Post Office was built on the site (3/2/1963).

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A group of employees of the Woolen Mill about to take a trip on an open trolley car. Photo taken on Main Street in front of the Congregational Church.

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Photograph of the Mill Power House taken in 1902 showing huge steam-powered generators, electrical distribution equipment, wiring, and the operators of the equipment.

Note: ages of employees, employee sitting on top of one of the generators and on…

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A booklet about the American Woolen Company's Insurance Plan, found in house on Park St.

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The Collection includes the 37th, the 39th, the 48th, and the 52nd Annual Reports for the American Woolen Company. The reports include a report to the stockholders, financial updates, history of the company, profit & loss statements, balance sheet,…

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A book of pictures of all the American Woolen Mills properties.

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The 37th Annual Report of the American Woolen Company from December 31, 1935. The Report includes a notice to the stockholders, history of the wool industry in America for the last 37 years, description of the differing types of wool, the process of…

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The 39th Annual Report of the American Woolen Company from December 31, 1937. The Report includes a notice to the stockholders, history of the wool industry in America for the last 39 years, description of the differing types of wool, the process of…

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The 52th Annual Report of the American Woolen Company from December 31, 1950. The Report includes a notice to the stockholders, history of the wool industry in America for the last 52 years, description of the differing types of wool, the process of…

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A variety of American Woolen Company cost sheets generated in 1931, 1950, and 1951. These cost sheets include the fabric name, color and weight, labor costs, time of year, and material sizes of orders placed in 1931, 1950, 1951. The company's last…

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An American Woolen Mill closing notice for employee Margaret O'Connell, July 10, 1952.

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A series of Certificates of Insurance from the American Woolen Mill Company for the employees in 1923-1924.

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The 50th Annual Report of the American Woolen Company from December 31, 1948. The Report includes a notice to the stockholders, history of the wool industry in America for the last 50 years, description of the differing types of wool, the process of…

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This view of the Assabet Mill was taken looking out over the roof of the dye house.

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Specking room employees working at a loom.

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Members of the dry finishing department at the American Woolen Mills 1931.

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The Agreement between American Woolen Company and Textile Workers, 1952. The Contract contains information about Union dues, wages schedules, work assignments, and group insurance. This Contract was for the workers of the Assabet Mills/American…