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An image showing several mill employees using large hoses to wash waste products from the mill into the river.
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Two facing pages from a mill ledger recording mill employees and their families.
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A handwritten sketch and description of the boundaries and past owners of a parcel of land to be acquired by the Washington Mills Company.
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A handwritten account of a parcel of land being sold to the Washington Mills Company, and a sketch of same.
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A contract between the mill founders and the Funks, whereby the Washington Mills Company acquired land in Fries, Va.
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A page from a mill ledger recording employee contributions to the Baptist Church in Fries, which they could have deducted from their paychecks.
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A page from a mill ledger recording employee contributions to the Baptist Church in Fries, which they could have deducted from their paychecks.
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A document from a electoral judge for the Town of Fries, Va.
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A page of an early ledger tracking the Fries Mill's expenditures.
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A page from a mill ledger recording employee's membership dues for the Fries, Va. Y.M.C.A., seperated by mill department.
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A page from a mill ledger recording employee contributions to the Methodist Church in Fries, which they could have deducted from their paychecks.
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Two facing pages from a mill ledger recording the hours worked by individual employees.
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Two facing pages from a mill ledger recording early mill employees and their families.
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A page from a mill ledger tracking maintenance work done on the mill-owned houses in Fries, Va.
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A photograph of a mill employee posing with holiday decorations in the mill.
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A photograph of a musical group performing at an event honoring those employees who had worked at the mill for 25 years.
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A photograph of a mill employee posing with holiday decorations in the mill.
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A photograph of Frank Ritchie presenting a prize to Edna Kirby Vaughan on stage while a crowd watches at a mill-sponsored event.
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A photograph of a young woman working on a machine winding bobbins.
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A photograph of (left-right) Whiz Farmer, Shirley Trent Litteral, Larry Kirby, and an unknown man with flawless weaving
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A photograph of a musical group performing at an event honoring those employees who had worked at the mill for 25 years.
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A photograph of Sena Funk monitoring woven fabric being wound
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A photograph of a group of employees receiving an award.
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A photograph of four cheerleaders from Fries Hish School, posing on the stairs to the Town Hall.
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A photograph of three children eating watermelon at a mill-sponsored event in Fries, Va.
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A photograph of Billy Funk holding a plaque while a man gives a speech and G.W. "Cobb" Archer and Flash Turner watch.
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A photograph of Earl Johnson, Garnett Stuart, and Ramona Johnson in front of textile machinery.
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A photograph of several people in front of the sign for the Fries Methodist Church, which says "Jesus! Zero Defects".
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A photograph of three men having a discussion on the porch of the mill.
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A photograph of "Miss Fries High School" of 1978 and two runners-up.
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A photograph of an employee giving blood at a mill-operated blood drive.
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A photograph of a group of Fries residents, largely children. David Jones, 2nd from left, Mandy Hager, 4th from left, middle row.
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A photograph of a group of people in front of the sign for the high school in Fries, Va. Back Row, left-right: Don Martin, Rick Phipps, Mike Phipps,…
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A photograph of a cub scout group with their leaders. 2nd from the left, ront row, is Timmy "TT" Carico
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A photograph of a mill-employed nurse administering a shot to another employee, with a line of others waiting behind her.
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A photograph of a mill employee monitoring yarn spinning.
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A photograph of a group of employees, one of whom is receiving an award. Left-right: Calvert Wilie, Jessie Jenkins, Emmet Vaughan, rest unknown.
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A photograph of two mill employees responsible for transferring yarn bobbins from one stage to another.
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A photograph of several employees conversing near machines winding spun yarn onto bobbins for weaving.
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A photograph of the weaving department of the Fries Mill in front of a calendar indicating that they had gone one year without injury on the job.
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A photograph of an employee receiving a plaque and a statue of a bird.
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A photograph of employees in line to get food in the mill cafeteria, with a "Zero Defects Our Goal" banner in the backround.
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A photograph of employees eating in the mill cafeteria, with a "Zero Defects Our Goal" banner in the backround
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A taped-together collage of informal employee photograps. Top, left-right: unknown, Cox, Jones, unknown. Middle, left-right: unknown, Henry Thornton,…
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A photograph of Ronni Michelle Criner as "Little Miss Fries" in a town parade.
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A formal photograph of the Fries High School football team. Back row, left-right: Mike Phipps, Don Martin, unknown, unknown, Todd Dickson, unknown,…
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A photograph of six young women in matching cheerleading outfits, on a stage with pompoms.
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A map of a piece of land in Fries giving landmarks by which a survey could be conducted.
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A map of a piece of land in Fries giving landmarks by which a survey could be conducted.
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A map of a piece of land in Fries giving landmarks by which a survey could be conducted.
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