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The Perry Knitting Company showcasing their finished photo contest that was meant to draw in more customers

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Part of the flyer advertising for the Perry Knitting Company Open House in 1953

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An excerpt from an article titled "Nitey Nite Sets Pace In Industry" in The Perry Knitting Company News on including a local committee of mothers to help their production of Niteys.

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Perry Knitting Company mannequins with Nitey Nites summer wear Perry Knitting Co., 1953.

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For many years, the Perry Knitting Co. had operated an informal store in Mill #1 that sold factory seconds at reduced prices. The 1950s saw creation of the company's own Nitey Nite brand sleepwear, and direct marketing of its products. A separate…

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From the Walnut St. bridge we see a 210 ft. smokestack, built in 1924 and eventually demolished in 1973. Next to it is the factory's power house and in the foreground is a circular cooling tower. An earlier plant, built in 1894, burned coal to power…

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Looking south down Hope St. toward Water St. we see several of the firm's buildings at some point during the 1950s, judging from parked cars. At left is Mill #3 and its yarn operations, then the PKC's main office building, with a flyover passage…

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According to the Rice Collection annotation, this photograph was "probably taken about 1920." This seems unlikely, given the configuration of brick buildings, wooden buildings, and a skyway visible at lower right. A more likely guess is that we're on…

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Perry Knitting Company in the sewing room after the new lighting was put into place.

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New lighting was put into the sewing room of the Perry Knitting Company in January of 1950.
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