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A photograph of the Stetson hat factory being demolished.

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Workers from the Stetson hat factory pose with their Christmas gift of turkeys.

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This is the stage of hat manufacture in which workers took the new hats off the racks and packaged in boxes.

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A Stetson factory building being demolished

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The remnants of the closed Stetson Hat factory site in recent years

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An illustration of the Stetson factory buildings

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Located in the Forming Department of the John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, the fur was blown on to a revolving copper cone, minutely perforated, which was about three feet high, forming a thin covering of felt. This cone and the felt, protected…

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At the John B. Stetson Company Christmas party, MacKinnon presents a speech and warns the employees about pessimism of the current conditions.

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Silk bands and bindings were made in the Weaving Department of the John B. Stetson Company in Philadelphia. The department created seven million yards of bands, bindings, and braids annually.
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