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Originally Walnut St. was laid out in 1865 and ran from Main St. to Thompson St. and was on the south side of the Assabet River, but in 1862 it was relocated on the north side of the river from Main Street to Parker Street and an iron bridge built. …

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A spindle used in the woolen spinning mules.

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This shuttle was donated by Mr. George Peterson who worked his lifetime up to retirement in the Assabet Mill. During the ownership of the American Woolen Company he was employed in the carding department. He later worked as a maintenance man and a…

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Taken on the steps of the Congregational Church.

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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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Photograph of a group of 13 mill workers and surrounding machinery. Note overhead drive shafts and belts that powered the equipment (looms?)

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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 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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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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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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A textbook like treatise on the the woolen business including all types of calculations in the processing of wool. The book was published in England for the English woolen industry. The back of the book has may ads, see sample page.

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Thirteen booklets containing explanations, practice calculations and examinations questions on topics that involve the processing of raw wool to a finish fabric.
The photo is a sample cover of the courses. This Ply Weave course comes complete with…

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Group portrait of Assabet Mill (American Woolen Company) Office Employees.
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Front: Mae Donahue, Dorothy Sheridan, Mildred Randall, Sadie Mallinson, Dorothy Wilder, Eva Tucker, Margaret McCormack, Mary Darcy, Gertrude…

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Photo of the Assabet Mills, ca 1900.

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Dry Finishing Room Employees at Assabet Woolen Mills