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A different print of the Perry Knitting Company cafeteria, notable is the Victrola with a record in place and someone at the piano who appears to be playing. Apparently, they had music with their lunch. This was taken in the early 1920’s.

Women and men eating lunch at the Perry Knitting Company cafeteria, which was located on the second floor of the Main Office building. The photograph appears to have been taken in natural light, leading to some slight blurring of the people. The mill…

8 x 10 picture of the lunch room at the Perry Knitting Company. Clark notes it as a cafeteria, probably taken with flash powder as this time preceded the use of flash bulbs.

In this photograph we see groups of employees sitting together at tables that do not seem as segregated by gender and position at the mill. Men wearing ties sometimes sit with women who appear to work at sewing machines. Rice Collection annotation…

The annotation reads: "Lunch room at the Perry Knitting Company, shows personnel eating, Victoria [sic] on the left side of print with piano. Also shows American Flag and buffet line, about 1919." It appears there is some discomfort in being…
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