[Stereographs, Berkshire Knitting Mills]

Krauth, A. (Alfred)


36 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph ; 10.3 x 8.5 cm.
First edition of piece illustrating the Berkshire Knitting Mills during the twenties, when they, in a year, produced 25 million pairs of women's full-fashioned hosiery with seam in the back. The stereographs illustrate the exterior of the mill after it was expanded in 1914 to a five story building as well as many interior views of the factory including the Winding Room, Legging Department, etc. The company still operates today as a division of Mayer-Beaton Corp., producing Berkshire brand hosiery.
Title devised by cataloger.
In cloth covered solander slipcase in the shape of a small book. Case also contains a folding metal stereoscope stamped Berkshire, Reading, PA, made in Germany.

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