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Clothing Mill Sewing Room

Clothing Mill Sewing Room | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.
Image ID:83668
Creation Date:   date unknown
Creator Name:Bish, Alfred A.
City:Chippewa Falls
Collection Name:Alfred A. Bish photographs, circa 1889-1916)
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(B52)282
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
The white, painted metal ceiling often reflected the light from the front windows (not pictured). The reflection made it easier for the seamstresses to see. The Chippewa Woolen Mill closed in 1962. Information submitted via email by J. Mandelert, June 2011. Mandelert's father was the manager of the Mill at the time of it's closure.
Business enterprises
Clothing factories
Indoor photography
Blue collar workers
Manual work
Sewing Machines

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