Weave Room, Worumbo Mill, ca. 1950
Contributed by Lisbon Historical Society
Mary Galgovitch (far left), worked in the Worumbo Mill weaving textiles from the age of 14 until 70 years old. The other three women in the weaving room of the Worumbo are unidentified.
At the turn of the twentieth century, the Worumbo employed approximately 340 men and 110 women.
The Worumbo Mills, situated on the Androscoggin River in downtown Lisbon Falls, were known for their production of fine woolen cloth. The mill received international recognition for the production of Sterling cloths, pure wool weaves delicate enough for women's gowns.
- Title: Weave Room, Worumbo Mill, ca. 1950
- Creator: Douglas Photo Shop
- Creation Date: circa 1950
- Subject Date: circa 1950
- Town: Lisbon Falls
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 35
- Object Type: Image
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Worumbo Mills (Lisbon Falls, Me.)--People
Textile industry--Maine--Lisbon Falls
Worumbo Mills (Lisbon Falls, Me.)--Interiors
Textile mill workers--Maine--Lisbon Falls
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