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Weaving--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Betsy Woodson V. Morton Recipe Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV R6
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.

Dates: 1845-1846

Lexington Milling Co. Ledger

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami T2 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1840-1846, of Lexington Milling Company [Lexington, Va.] containing accounts for a textile mill.

Dates: 1840-1846

Samuel and Bethel Morris Account Book, 1819-1835

 Collection — Box 1, Bound Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.142
Scope and Contents Account book, 1819-1835, of Connecticut textile entrepreneurs Samuel and Bethel Morris, possibly of Danbury, Fairfield County. Contains detailed transactions with named male and female textile workers, who worked out of in their own homes, participating in a cottage industry managed by the Morrises. The Morrises oversaw network of textile workers in specified area villages like Haystown, Longridge, Newfield, Oxford, "Redding" and Stonyhill (the Morrises generally appended towns of...
Dates: 1819-1835; Majority of material found within 1819-1929

Shadrach Gill and Thomas Fawcett Account Book

Identifier: SC 00768
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1832-1842, of Shadrach Gill and Thomas Fawcett, textile manufactueres in Montgomery County, Maryland. Includes records of materials purchased and work performed, with prices for both. Work performed includes carding and fulling of wool as well as weaving of carpets, blankets, cloth, and flannel. Most of the weavers were men and many performed their work at their own homes.

Dates: 1832-1842