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Threading broken warp thread through the eyes of drop wires, preparatory to tying the broken ends, March 1937 | by The U.S. National Archives
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Threading broken warp thread through the eyes of drop wires, preparatory to tying the broken ends, March 1937

Original Caption: Paterson, New Jersey - Textiles. Threading broken warp thread through the eyes of drop wires, preparatory to tying the broken ends. Drop wires are part of the stop motion system. A drop wire is placed on each thread of the rayon warp shown here. When a thread breaks, the wire drops, making a contact and stopping the machine, March 1937

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 69-RP-324

 

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

  

Subjects:

The New Deal

Tennessee Valley Authority

Works Progress Administration

Work Portraits

The Great Depression

  

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/518563

 

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

 

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Taken in March 1937