Beattie Manufacturing Photographs

Collection Number: 6534 P

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Beattie Manufacturing Photographs
Collection Number:
6534 P
Creator:
Beattie Manufacturing
Quantity:
0.3 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Chromogenic color print, gelatin silver print, photograph, tapestry carpets.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs of textile machinery, textile workers, and carpet samples.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Consists of photographs of machinery, including the process of getting a ring spinning frame into the mill building. There are also photographs of mill workers operating the machinery, raw wool being delivered, and photographs of carpet samples.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Beattie, John A.
Beattie, Robert L. (1811-1882)
Beattie Manufacturing Company.
Little Falls Carpet Mills (Little Falls, N.J.)
Robert Beattie and Sons.
Robert Beattie Company.

Subjects:
Blankets
Business records
Carpets
Duck (Textile)
Flame throwers
Industries
Rug and carpet industry
Spanish-American War, 1898
Spinning machinery
Spinning
Textile industry
Textile machinery
Twisting machines
Wages
Winding machines
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945

Geographic Subjects:
United States

Form and Genre Terms:
Chromogenic color print
Gelatin silver print
Photograph
Tapestry carpets


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Beattie Manufacturing Photographs #6534 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6534: Beattie Manufacturing Records

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
1 color image, 8x10.
Box 1 Folder 2
3 color images, 8x10
Box 1 Folder 3
5 black and white images, 8x10
Box 1 Folder 3
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [195-?]. Image depicts some machinery (probably a ring spinning frame) being moved into a brick mill through a loading dock door. The truck in the foreground has a Virginia license plate. Man walks away in the left foreground. See Item 2 in this folder for a better image of the machinery. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 25.75 x 20.25 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 3
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [195-?]. Image depicts a ring spinning frame being moved into a brick mill through a loading dock door. Two workmen are visible. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 25.75 x 20.5 cm. See Item 5 in this folder for a view of the entire frame once it was moved indoors.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 3
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [195-?]. Image depicts a ring spinning frame on a truck owned by D. Graham, Phila., Pa. The frame was being moved into the Beattie Manufacturing Company of Little Falls, N.J. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 25.75 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 3
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [195-?]. Image depicts a ring spinning frame on a truck owned by D. Graham, Phila., Pa. The frame was being moved into the Beattie Manufacturing Company of Little Falls, N.J. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. Copy B. 25.75 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 3
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [195-?]. Image depicts a ring spinning frame after it had been moved from a truck to an indoor location at Beattie Manufacturing. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 25.75 x 20.5 cm. See Item 2 in this folder for an image of the machinery being moved into the building.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 4
Format: black and white photograph
3 color images, 8x10; 2 black and white images, 8x10
Box 1 Folder 4
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [1945-50?]. Image depicts a woolen condenser card, which is a wool card with a tape condenser on the delivery end. The tape condenser splits the doffer web into numerous narrow strips, condenses them into ropings and winds them on a jack spool. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 25.5 x 20.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 4
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [195-?]. Image depicts a twister in the interior of Beattie Manufacturing. A twister twists together two or more separate ends, making either a ply yarn or a cable yarn. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 25.75 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 5
Format: black and white photograph
14 color images, 8x10
Box 1 Folder 6
Format: black and white photograph
16 images, 8x10; 11 images, 4x5. Nine images of a man posing with carpets, fourteen images of carpet samples, and three miscellaneous images.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: black and white photograph
3 black and white images, 8x10; 1 color image, 8x10; 1 black and white image (Polaroid), 4x5; 2 color images, 3x4 (Polaroid)
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: color photograph
Color Poloraid photograph, [1965-75?]. Image depicts a frame holding about 10 different carpet samples. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. See Item 2 in this folder for a better photograph of the same carpet samples. 8.5 x 10.75 cm.
Format: color photograph.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: color photograph
Color Poloraid photograph, [1965-75?]. Image depicts a frame holding about 10 different carpet samples. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 8.5 x 10.75 cm.
Format: color photograph.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: black and white photograph
Black-and-white Poloraid photograph, [1965-75?]. Image depicts a standing frame holding eight carpet samples. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 8.25 x 9 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: color photograph
Gelatin silver print, [1965-75?]. Image depicts one carpet pattern; "Volaree 6900" written on bottom margin. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Format: color photograph.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: color photograph
Gelatin silver print, [1965-75?]. Image depicts one carpet pattern; "Marco Polo 3080" written on bottom margin. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Format: color photograph.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: color photograph
Gelatin silver print, [1965-75?]. Image depicts one carpet pattern; "Scottsdale 3600" written in upper right-hand margin. The Beattie Manufacturing Company made carpets. 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Format: color photograph.
Box 1 Folder 7
Format: black and white photograph
Image depicts multi-colored carpet pattern. See transparency in folder 6.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 8
Format: black and white photograph
1 color image, 5x7