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Taken on the steps of the Congregational Church.

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Load of Cloth from Assabet Mills at the Express Office on Main Street, 1916. From Left to Right Arthur Jordan, Richard Parmenter at rear of truck, Joe Fitzpatrick, Arley Lawrence at side, William Nelson, driver.

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Dry Finishing Room Employees at Assabet Woolen Mills

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Photograph of Mill Workers. A few have been identified.
Four standing in the back, first on left is John McCormick, other three unidentified. Directly in front of McCormick is Joe Chidley (five buttoned sweater). Two to the left of Chidley is…

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Wool sorters seperate the the newly arrived wool and sort the fibers according to type, grade and length.

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During 1916 and 1917 when No. 1 mill was being built it was necessary to drain the pond. This was accomplished by building a coffer dam from a point off Front Street to the grove off Sudbury Street (now the mill parking lot) and another coffer dam in…

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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 48th 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 48 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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Joe Boothroyd's insurance card that outlines the benefits offered by the Woolen Mill.

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Union Contract with the workers of the 13 American Woolen Company Mills including the Assabet Mills of Maynard.

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A drawing of the woolen mills for insurance purposes.

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Woolen cloth being shipped by express from the Assabet Mills in 1920. The mill workers were able to load 347 pieces of wrapped wool onto the train car in 5 and 1/2 minutes.
From Left to Right 1.___, 2. Florian Konowicz, 3. Harley O'Brien, 4. John…

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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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A copy of a large framed lithograph.

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Letterhead from the Assabet Manufacturing Co. with order to Sawyer Mills on obverse.