Manufacturing and sale of clothing.

Clothing

Manufacturing and sale of clothing.

This illustration shows a cross mill and the sieves used to crush and filter bones in glue manufacturing.

Cross Mill and Sieves (Glue)

This illustration shows a cross mill and the sieves used to crush and filter bones in glue manufacturing.

This illustration shows a frame with cutting wires, and a machine capable of cutting 20,000 glue cakes per hour.

Cutting Machine (Glue Manufacturing)

This illustration shows a frame with cutting wires, and a machine capable of cutting 20,000 glue cakes…

This illustration shows a drying frame and drying rack used in glue manufacturing.

Drying Rack (Glue Manufacturing)

This illustration shows a drying frame and drying rack used in glue manufacturing.

Frame used to frame tables, this is a small type design featuring shape.

Small Frame for Table Top

Frame used to frame tables, this is a small type design featuring shape.

"Flint-Glass Manufactory." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Glass Manufactory

"Flint-Glass Manufactory." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Interior of a crown-glass house." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Glass Manufactory

"Interior of a crown-glass house." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

This illustration shows two glue cakes after the glue manufacturing process. The top image is a french cake, 7.5x7.5 inches square. The bottom image is an ordinary cake, a rectangle, 9 in by 5.5 in.

Glue Cake (Manufacturing)

This illustration shows two glue cakes after the glue manufacturing process. The top image is a french…

Three men at work grinding scissors.

Grinding Hull

Three men at work grinding scissors.

"There's an end to my troubles," said William Seward Burroughs as he threw into the street the first fifty adding machines he had made. He wished nothing to remain to remind him of this early failure." -Hill, 1921

Inventor: Burroughs

"There's an end to my troubles," said William Seward Burroughs as he threw into the street the first…

"The Consumer's League is trying to raise standards in relation to the sanitation of workrooms and shops in which clothing is made, and to improve the wages, working hours, and conditions of women's white underwear." —Kinne, 1920

Consumers' League Label

"The Consumer's League is trying to raise standards in relation to the sanitation of workrooms and shops…

Label of the International Ladies' Garmet Workers Union.

Union label

Label of the International Ladies' Garmet Workers Union.

This illustration shows liquid run into molds to cool into jelly in the glue manufacturing process.

Liquid in Molds (Glue)

This illustration shows liquid run into molds to cool into jelly in the glue manufacturing process.

"The Boyer Machine Shop, St. Louis, where one of the first successful adding and listing machines was born." -Hill, 1921

Boyer Machine Shop

"The Boyer Machine Shop, St. Louis, where one of the first successful adding and listing machines was…

"Five kinds of glass are made: flint glass, or crystal; crown glass, broad sheet glass, bottle, or green glass, and plate glass." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Glass manufacturing

"Five kinds of glass are made: flint glass, or crystal; crown glass, broad sheet glass, bottle, or green…

The building with its machinery, where grinding or some process of manufacturing is carried on.

Mill

The building with its machinery, where grinding or some process of manufacturing is carried on.

The first manufacturing warehouse in New York.

First Warehouse in New York

The first manufacturing warehouse in New York.

This illustration shows the old method of boiling glue in a rope bag, then squeezed dry against a beam.

Old Method of Boiling and Drying (Glue)

This illustration shows the old method of boiling glue in a rope bag, then squeezed dry against a beam.

A rolling pair of cylinders which metal is passed through to form bars, plates, or sheets.

Spiral Roller

A rolling pair of cylinders which metal is passed through to form bars, plates, or sheets.

This illustration shows liquid in glue manufacturing being carried on rollers, cooled with cold water, to be cut.

Rollers (Glue)

This illustration shows liquid in glue manufacturing being carried on rollers, cooled with cold water,…

Showing the different stages of scissors manufacturing.

Scissors manufacturing

Showing the different stages of scissors manufacturing.

A diagram showing the manufacture of a shoe.

Manufacture of a shoe

A diagram showing the manufacture of a shoe.

"When the soap is properly formed, the lye is carefully separated from it, and then it is removed in buckets to the 'frame room,' where it is poured into large frames which are like bins, their sides being bolted together." _Lupton

Manufacturing of Soap

"When the soap is properly formed, the lye is carefully separated from it, and then it is removed in…

A woman makes rope using an early type of machine for spinning rope yarn.

Spinning Rope Yarn

A woman makes rope using an early type of machine for spinning rope yarn.

This illustration shows a vacuum boiler in which liquid to become glue is boiled by steam, as well as a man testing the liquid in the manufacturing process.

Vacuum Boiler, Testing the Liquid (Glue)

This illustration shows a vacuum boiler in which liquid to become glue is boiled by steam, as well as…

A side angle view of a potato warehouse.

Potato Warehouse

A side angle view of a potato warehouse.

This illustration shows a wash box used for removing lime from materials used in glue manufacturing.

Wash Box for Removing Lime

This illustration shows a wash box used for removing lime from materials used in glue manufacturing.