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Historical Items

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Item 104585

Adhesive applicator at Pepperell Mill, Biddeford, 2009

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: 1999 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital photograph

Item 104403

Range #1 at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, 2009

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: circa 1965 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital photograph

Item 104644

Range #4 flock room at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, 2009

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: 1999 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital Image

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

Francis Spencer's name is on patents for both the machines and the process of making Vellux blankets.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

… a period of nine years, and finally the first Vellux blankets were produced just before Christmas in 1966.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

He was responsible for inventing the Vellux blanket, which became the company's mainstay for many years.

My Maine Stories

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My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division
by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.

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Everything we did was new and exciting in the Vellux division
by Maurice Paquette

If you applied yourself you could do anything at Pepperell Mills.