Guide to the Berkshire Knitting Mills Records, 1906-1970

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Collection Overview

Title:
Berkshire Knitting Mills records
Dates (Inclusive):
1906-1970
Creator:
Berkshire Knitting Mills
Abstract:
Berkshire Knitting Mills began as early as 1896, and built the world's largest hosiery mill in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the early 1930s. The American Federation of Hosiery Workers held an unsuccessful 13-month strike at the plant in 1936-1937.
Abstract:
The collection documents Berkshire Knitting Mills, its operations and labor relations with the American Federation of Full-Fashioned Hosiery Workers. Materials include photographs and extensive microfilmed records including copies of union organizing and related legal documents and scrapbooks, and company newspapers, technical notebooks, and shop committee minute books.
Collection Number:
1437
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Library  library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Biographical or Historical Note

Berkshire Knitting Mills began as early as 1896, and built the world's largest hosiery mill in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the early 1930s. The American Federation of Hosiery Workers held an unsuccessful 13-month strike at the plant in 1936-1937.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Restrictions, where applicable, are noted at the series, subseries, or file levels.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Berkshire Knitting Mills Records (1437), Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Berkshire Knitting Mills

Genre(s)

  • Microforms
  • Photographic

Subject(s)

  • Textile industry

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General note

This collection documents Berkshire Knitting Mills, its operations and labor relations with the American Federation of Full Fashioned Hosiery Workers. The collection includes technical and piece rate notebooks, the mill diaries of Hellmuth Wink, correspondence, publications, news clippings, minute books, and court briefs. In addition to the microfilm, the collection includes stereographs, a viewer, and associated negatives and prints.

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Collection Inventory

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General note

box combined together with box # 38, I stereoview missing # 253

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48 5

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1 photograph is a photocopy

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1 photo is a photocopy

48 7

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1 photo is a photocopy

48 8

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39 4668

Conditions Governing Access note

Restricted: Yes

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Mills

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Mills

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Mills

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Mills

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43 7119

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44 8188

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44 8340

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44 8568

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45 8773

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Restricted: Yes

45 9012

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Restricted: Yes

45 9245

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Restricted: Yes

45 9470

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Restricted: Yes

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47 9

47 10

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Restricted: Yes

47 11

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Restricted: Yes

47 12

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Restricted: Yes

47 13

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Restricted: Yes

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Restricted: Yes

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Restricted: Yes

47 16

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