Ray Traber Retirement Article
Newspaper article with the headline: "Ray Traber Retires After 40 years at Knitting Co." According to the article, he was a local boy who began working at the mill in the finishing department in 1915, later transferring to the machine department where he became master mechanic. He left Perry briefly in 1928, but returned in 1931 to "conveyorize the mill" and open the company's first production office. At this time, the mill also shifted from the production of underwear to its more infamous 'Nitey-Nite' sleepwear. Traber ended his career at the mill as Director of Public Relations.
Perry, NY Public Library
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