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Button industry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

B. Schwanda & Sons records

 Collection
Accession: 2393
Abstract:

B. Schwanda & Sons was a manufacturer and wholesaler of pearl buttons with factories in Long Island City, New York, Staffordville, Connecticut, and Denton, Maryland, and offices and showrooms in Manhattan. The small fragment of surviving records contains information on dyeing and bleaching the mother-of-pearl for buttons, purchasing and sales to discount stores, inter-office memos, inventories, sample cards of buttons, and limited information about the factories and piece-work rates.

Dates: 1935-1962; Majority of material found within 1957-1962