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Irving Burg wrote this history of the mills in Maynard at the time they were owned and operated by the Maynard Industries, 1953-1974.

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

A photo of the Maynard Mills and Square in 1914.

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A picture of the American Woolen Co. Mills further up and off from Thompson Street. This picture is of Mill Buildings #1, and # 5, and the field that is now Digital parking lot.

A picture of the Assabet Mills swimming hole just right of the tree cluster off Thompson Street and Main Street, across the pond. The building is numbered 21.

A photo of the Assabet Mills and millpond.

A picture of the Assabet Mills in 1920.

An aerial picture of Maynard and the Mills.

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This picture shows new mill buildings during their construction.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

These men are employees of the American Woolen Mills in the early 1900's. They are working in the Dressing and Slasher Room. (Front Row) Wilbur Hamlin, John Brophy, Harry Sullivan, David Sharpe; (Back Row) William Whitehead, George Howes, Harry…

The American Woolen Mills Employees Booster is a monthly publication with news and overviews of each of the AWC mills.

A book that describes the inception and history of the American Woolen Company, including pictures/sketches of the American Woolen Company's 19 mills.

A book of photographs of all the American Woolen Company mills. Undated.

The 24th Annual Report for the American Woolen Mill Company includes: Officers/Directors Listing,President's Report, Treasurer's Report, and brief history of the Company.

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