Inspecting and packing cloth at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925
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Unidentified employees inspect and pack cloth in the cloth rooms at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925. Inspectors sit at the great tables and look for dirt, oil, grease, imperfections and defects in the cloth. Defects and imperfections were cleaned and repaired, and then the cloth was graded. After this it was bound, packed and sent either to a bleachery, a dye house, or off to market.
- Title: Inspecting and packing cloth at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: circa 1925
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 12.5 x 17.5
- Local Code: 2870
- Collection: Pepperell Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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LC Subject Headings
Textile industry--Equipment and supplies--Maine--Biddeford
Pepperell Manufacturing Company
Textile mill workers--Maine--Biddeford
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