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This is an article about the valuable gifts that Stetson distributed to its workers for Christmas.

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This is an article about the different gifts that Stetson distributed to its workers for Christmas.

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The John B. Stetson Hat Company was known for the company's engagement and programs for its workers. This pamphlet outlines some of those programs.

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

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Sizing is systematic shrinking of the formed hat bodies to proper size. In the Sizing Department of the John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, the bodies are repeatedly dipped in hot water, which causes the fur fibers to shrink and knit closely.…

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The edges of certain Stetson hats get curled at the Flanging Department of the John B. Stetson Company in Philadelphia. The edges of the hats are dampened then curled with a heated iron. It is placed on a hollow wooden form under a hugh [sic] bag of…

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A large factory floor of women trimming Stetson stiff hats.

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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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Hatters outlawed all mercurial compounds used in preparing furs and developed non-mercurial compounds to make felt.

Stetson_Cautions_Workers_about_Pessimism_1930.pdf
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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