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The Antietam Woolen Manufacturing Company was a small textile mill in Funkstown, Maryland and operated a domestic store in Hagerstown. The collection represents an incomplete record of a small textile mill company in the early nineteenth century. The records include bills, orders, accounts, inventories and cost estimates. Of particular interest are a series of reports on visits to similar mills operated by Du Pont, Bauduy & Company near Wilmington, Delaware, and by Fisher & Gougher in Germantown, Pennsylvania, with notes on workers, machinery and administrative methods.
This collection contains research reports for the purpose of developing and elaborating exhibits and interpretations of the Hagley Museum. The reports were prepared by a permanent research staff and by participants in the Hagley Fellowship Program. The research reports also include scholarly articles that use Hagley's collections or are about subjects that pertain to Hagley's mission.
The Klots Throwing Company was one of the largest silk manufacturers in the United States, incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1894. The collection consists of only fragmentary records from the Mills at Scranton, Carbondale, Archbald, and Forest City in the Lackawanna Valley.
Anthony C.F. Wallace (1923-2015) was an anthropology professor at the University of Pennsylvania between 1951 and 1988. The Eddystone Manufacturing Company operated a cotton prints factory in Eddystone, Pennsylvania. The company was founded, owned, and operated by the Simpson family until 1929. This small collection consists of student papers written for the course Anthropology 703 Cultural Change in the Industrial Revolution. The papers all focus on the history of the Eddystone Manufacturing Company or the Simpson family and were written in the spring of 1986.
- Textile workers 3
- Wages 2
- Women textile workers 2
- Black people -- textile workers 1
- Child labor 1
- College students 1
- Correspondence 1
- Cotton manufacture 1
- Gunpowder industry 1
- Papermaking 1
- Reports 1
- Research, Industrial 1
- Silk industry 1
- Textile factories 1
- Weapons industry -- Employees 1
- Wool industry 1 ∧ less
- Antietam Woolen Manufacturing Company 1
- Belin, G. d'Andelot (Gaspard d'Andelot), 1888-1954 1
- Du Pont, Bauduy & Company 1
- Eddystone Manufacturing Company 1
- Frieder, Marcus, 1860-1940 1