Pepperell Mills finishing room, Biddeford, ca. 1925

Contributed by Biddeford Mills Museum


Men and women at Pepperell Mills inspected, cut, and folded the cotton sheeting that the mill produced. Mill regulations stated that the men who worked in this area were required to wear white shirts and the women were required to wear white aprons.

The only person identified in the image is Chester Morel, the man working on the cutting table back-to at the bottom right of the photograph. Chester Morel had 62 years of service with the company.

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  • Title: Pepperell Mills finishing room, Biddeford, ca. 1925
  • Creator: Pepperell Manufacturing Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions: 16.8 cm x 19.1 cm
  • Local Code: 31
  • Collection: Photo Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Biddeford Mills Museum
2 Main Street, Suite 18-108, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 229-8976

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