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View across the pond of the mill with two chimneys visible.
Chimney on left taken down in mid-1950's.
The RR Station can be seen on the left in the top photo.

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The attached houses where built in 1901 to house mill workers. The location is corner of Main St. and Florida Rd. where Post Office is now located. The wall the woman is sitting on can be seen in front of Amory Maynard House, 145 Main St.

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Three ledgers that record the number, source, condition and types of bales of wool received by the mill.

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This many paged ledger has but one page of entries, shown. Its not clear what group of employees earnings are recorded. Note on bottom right the page was audited by Geo. R. Lawton.

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The book records 5653 orders for different color, style, quality and kind of finished woolen cloth over an eleven month period.

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The book contains 580, 3 x 5 in., finished woolen samples that represent the various colors and textures of the cloth produced at the mill. Likely used by salesmen to show the available materials.

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Ledgers that list the various blends of wool to produce different quality/appearance of the cloth.

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A ledger with the various mixes of materials to produce a particular finished woolen cloth.

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The woolen material that was used to make this coat was woven at the Assabet Mills, American Woolen Company, Maynard.

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Postcard, in Finnish, sent from Annie Hnikan(?), Sudbury Rd., Concord to Mary Anderson, Maynard in 1920.

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A lithograph of the woolen mill as seen in 1886. Amory and Lorenzo Maynard's houses are shown on the hill in the upper left corner. View is from Walnut Street. Lorenzo Maynard was the agent at this time.

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The carpet was likely produced at the American Woolen Company Assabet Mill.

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

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A stereograph showing Assabet Mills and the (then new) Walnut Street Bridge. The bridge was built in 1872, setting an approx date for the photograph. The photograph appears to have been taken from Thompson Street. The River Street Block and theā€¦

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A colored photo of an aerial view of the Mill.

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Copy of a post card of the mill area taken from Summer Hill.

(See A252-A206)

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A photo of the Assabet Mills taken from Beacon Street.