An image showing several mill employees using large hoses to wash waste products from the mill into the river.
A document from a electoral judge for the Town of Fries, Va.
A letter asking about a man detained in Atlanta who was possibly wanted for murder in Fries.
A letter responding to another company's attempts to collect on an alleged $2 debt.
A letter from the Werthan Bag Corporation asking the mill to resell their empty bags to help with the war effort.
A letter from a mechanical engineer at Virginia Tech explaining the required dimensions of a part for the mill.
A summary of income from the department store in Fries, Va, 1936.
A letter from the mayor of Fries requesting that the mill administration make some repairs to the town jail.
A letter sent by the state confirming that the mill provided all utilities for the town.
The mill had a broad impact on life in its region of Virginia, most especially in Fries itself. The mill maintained the smooth function of society with waste removal, upkeep to the jail, and provision of utilities and other necessities like food, clothing, and household goods. It also had a broader scope, with contacts in other fields and states.