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Woman Tending Machinery at Dan River Mills
Original Author: Unknown
Created: ca. 1940s
Medium: Photograph

Woman Tending Machinery at Dan River Mills

A woman working at the Dan River Mills in Danville in the 1940s tends a spooling frame that combines thread from ten to fifteen bobbins to create yarn. Demand for textiles was high at the time because of World War II military orders.

Citation: Picture file from the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Richmond News-Leader, Accession #9698, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

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