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Textile industry--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur and Hazel Bowley Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01434
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, 1923-1931, of Arthur and Hazel Bowley of Litchfield, Mass. Entries are often brief and discuss the weather and the events of the day. The publisher included safety hints to drivers, business forms, populations of cities and states, postal rates, a chart of weights and measures, a table of wages, various maps, insurance records, radio records, and account tables in the diary, which the authors utilized occasionally. Arthur Bowley's short entries record his travels all over the...

Shadrach Gill and Thomas Fawcett Account Book

 Collection
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.