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Clothing Mill Sewing Room



Clothing Mill Sewing Room
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Title: Clothing Mill Sewing Room
Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.

Image ID: 83668
Creator
Name:
Bish, Alfred A.
City, State: Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Bish, Alfred A. : Photographs, ca. 1889-1916
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
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.
Subjects: Sewing
Clothing factories
Indoor photography
Women
Dresses
Manual work
Blue collar workers
Business enterprises
Factories
Sewing Machines
 

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