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  • Source is exactly "<a href="https://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00590.xml">See the Finding Aid for the Fries Textile Plant Records</a> "

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Tom Hill and Gladys Pollard

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Tom Hill and Phipps Moore

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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 letter about a personnel change within the Fries Textile Mill.

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A letter from a doctor at the University of Virginia who came to Fries to help tend flu victims.

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A letter to Dr. Wilmer Hodgson asking him to resign as mill doctor for Fries.

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A letter to the mill superintendant asking about jobs for men being released from jail.

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A letter to a former mill employee accusing him of trying to convince his former coworkers at the mill to quit and join him at his new company.

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A letter from Mrs. Patsie Pruitt asking for her job back at the mill. She had moved to Maryland, but wanted to go back to Fries because child labor laws in Maryland prevented her children from working.

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A letter from Haywood Haynes informing the mill that he and his family would be coming to work at the mill, with information about his family and their housing needs.

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A letter from Mrs. Jack Epps asking for fabric samples to match her new wallpaper.

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A letter from the Werthan Bag Corporation asking the mill to resell their empty bags to help with the war effort.

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A letter from Herbert Neisser, MD, inquiring about a position at the mill.

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A photograph of three men having a discussion on the porch of the mill.

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Sena and Harold Funk with a newborn baby

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A letter responding to another company's attempts to collect on an alleged $2 debt.

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A summary of participation in activities offered by the Fries YMCA from November 25th- December 20th, 1936.

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Adeline Shupe is shown something by a man

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Calvert Willie, middle

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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 mill employee Annie Hylton holding a safety diorama.

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A headshot of Arthur Underwood

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Joe Bob Davis and Frank Richie present an award to Faye Nelson

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Harold Funk presents an award

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Walter Johnson and Lewis Waller present an award

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James Gray (Supervisor in weaving room) and Walter Johnson present a clock radio to an employee

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Reuben Bond presents a prize to an employee

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Charles Hill and Harold Funk present Betty Turner with a clock

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A photograph of a group of employees receiving an award.

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Fries Textile Co. Employee Award presentation, the Whis Farmer Family with John Belvins in the foreground

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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 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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Betty G. Stevens stands with two other women getting food

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a headshot of Bill Barker

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An image of a bobbin winding machine sent to the Fries mill.

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A suggested template about workplace safety, sent to the Fries Textile Plant.

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A headshot of mill employee Caroline Bond.

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A headshot of a Fries Mill employee

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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 contract between the mill founders and the Funks, whereby the Washington Mills Company acquired land in Fries, Va.

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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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