Leonard Windle Collection of Textile Related Photographs

Collection Number: 6750 P

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Leonard Windle Collection of Textile Related Photographs, 1959
Collection Number:
6750 P
Creator:
Leonard Windle
Quantity:
1 file folder and one oversize photograph
Forms of Material:
Gelatin silver print, photographs.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs of Davis & Furber Machine Company executives, foremen, and machinery.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes portraits of Davis & Furber Machine Company executives, a photograph of a Foremen's Club outing, and photographs from the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Davis, James Henry
Gilbert, George Henry
Gleason, Benjamin Whitney
American Textile Machinery Association.
American Textile Machinery Exhibition--International
Davis & Furber Machine Co.

Subjects:
Carding-machines
Company picnics
Cotton machinery
Exhibitions
Industrial relations
Spinning--Powered--Spinning frame
Textile machinery
Textile machinery industry
Textile workers
Woolen and worsted machinery

Geographic Subjects:
Greenville (S.C.)
North Andover (Mass.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Gelatin silver print
Photographs


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:
Leonard Windle Collection of Textile Related Photographs #6750 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6750 G: Leonard Windle Collection of Textile Related Graphics
6605: Davis & Furber Machine Company Records
6605/001: Davis & Furber Machine Company General Records
6605 GPN: Davis & Furber Machine Co. Glass Plate Negatives
6605 G: Davis & Furber Machine Company Graphics
6605 F: Davis & Furber Machine Company Machine Company Film
6605 OH: Davis & Furber Machine Company Oral History
6605 P: Davis & Furber Machine Company Photographs
6605 PUBS: Davis & Furber Machine Company Publications

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Box 1 Folder 1 1908
Format: black and white photograph
Halftone. Image depicts Davis (1846-1886), a partner in Davis & Furber Machine Co. beginning in 1868. Davis is seen from the chest up, wearing a dark jacket buttoned up over a white shirt and dark tie. He has a very full beard. Davis was the son of George Lucien Davis and the brother of George Gilbert Davis, all associated with Davis & Furber Machine Co. in North Andover, Mass. James Henry Davis succeeded his brother as superintendent of the card clothing dept. at Davis & Furber in 1880. This image is reproduced in "The Davis & Furber Machine Co. and the men who made it," published in 1908. 9.5 x 14 cm. Copy B.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1908
Format: black and white photograph
Halftone. Image depicts Gleason (1806-1884), an early member of what eventually became Davis & Furber Machine Co. Gleason is seen from the chest up, wearing a dark suit and vest, dark tie, and white shirt with a stickpin in the center of it. Gleason was an employee and then partner in Gilbert, Gleason & Davis, Gleason & Davis, and Gleason, Davis & Co., all precursors of Davis & Furber Machine Co., located in North Andover, Mass. This image is reproduced in "The Davis & Furber Machine Co. and the men who made it," published in 1908. 9.5 x 14 cm. Copy B.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [ca. 1900-30?]. Image depicts woolen yarn spinning frames in an unknown mill. Signed in the lower left corner: "Yours truly, W.C. McLoughlin" and "Cotton Waste & Woolen yarn Spinning Frames." Photo is badly overexposed. 25.25 x 20.25 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1908
Format: black and white photograph
Halftone. Image depicts Gilbert (1806-1869), an early member of what eventually became Davis & Furber Machine Co. Gilbert is seen from the chest up, wearing a dark jacket with darker (velvet?) lapels, dark vest and tie, and a white shirt. Gilbert was a founder or member of Barnes, Gilbert & Co., Gilbert & Richardson, and Barnes, Gilbert & Richardson, all precursors of Davis & Furber Machine Co., located in North Andover, Mass. This image is reproduced in "The Davis & Furber Machine Co. and the men who made it," published in 1908. 9.75 x 14 cm. Copy B.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts the Davis & Furber Machine Company Type L-7 Tape Condenser on display at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. The man standing in front of it is probably a D&F representative. A tape condenser is the delivery section on a card in the woolen system. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts some attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, talking outside the Davis & Furber Machine Company booth. The man in the center with the glasses is probably a D&F representative; see item 5 in this folder. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several groups of attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, talking in front of the show displays. Banner hanging above reads: American Textile Machinery Association Offices and Information Center." 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several men talking in front of the Davis & Furber Machine Company's compact sliver card with type G-4-B and tandem feeders, on display at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. One man holds what looks to be raw cotton (?). 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Attendees in front of Davis & Furber compact sliver card machine, Greenville, S.C. Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts four men (two shaking hands) in front of the Davis & Furber Machine Company's compact sliver card with type G-4-B and tandem feeders, on display at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. Part of the carder is visible on the left. The man wearing glasses is probably a D&F representative; see item 5 in this folder. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Three exhibitors in front of Davis & Furber compact sliver card machine, ATME-I, Greenville, S.C. Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts two women, dressed in identical uniforms including broad-brimmed hats, and one man (shaking hands with one of the women) in front of the Davis & Furber Machine Company's compact sliver card with type G-4-B and tandem feeders, on display at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. Part of the carder is visible on the left. The women wear exhibitor badges but the company name is not legible. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts four men chatting in front of the Davis & Furber Machine Company's compact sliver card with type G-4-B feeder, on display at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. Machine is obscured by the men. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several groups of attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, talking in front of the show displays. Banner hanging above reads: American Textile Machinery Association Offices and Information Center." 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, surrounding Davis & Furber Machine Company machinery. In the foreground is the D&F Type L-X Mixing Picker; in the background on the right is the D&F Compact Sliver card with Type G-4-B Feeder. The Davis & Furber booth is on the left. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Attendees surrounding Davis & Furber carding machine at the ATME-I, Greenville, S.C. Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, surrounding Davis & Furber Machine Company carding machine. Machine is obscured by the men. Banner above reads: "Cematex European Information." 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts a group of attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, talking in front of the show displays. A carding machine (Davis & Furber's?) is on the left; other machinery visible in the background. Several men lean over the balcony on the second floor in the background. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several groups of attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, talking in front of the show displays. A Davis & Furber Compact Sliver Card with Type G-4-B Feeder is in the center of the room. Other machinery is visible in the background. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several groups of attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina, talking in front of the show displays. A Davis & Furber (?) carder is somewhat visible on the left. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Attendees at the ATME-I, Greenville, S.C., in front of the Davis & Furber tape condenser. Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several men grouped in front of the new Davis & Furber Type L-7 Tape Condenser at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several groups of attendees in front of the machinery on exhibit at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts several groups of attendees in front of the machinery on exhibit at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. The Davis & Furber Compact Sliver Card with Type G-4-B Feeder is partially visible on the left. A weighing feeder full of raw cotton (?) is partially visible on the right. See item 22 in this folder for a better view of this machine. 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts three men admiring the Davis & Furber Machine Company display panels at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. The display panels offer off the shelf delivery of parts and supplies from North Andover (Mass.) or Charlotte (N.C.). The 12.75 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts a man standing in the raw cotton in the new weighing feeder by Davis & Furber Machine Company at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I), Greenville, South Carolina. The 10.5 x 12.75 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1968
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print snapshot. Image depicts attendees at the 1968 American Textile Machinery Exhibition - International (ATME-I) in Greenville, South Carolina, in front of the Davis & Furber Machine Company display. The 12.5 x 10.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 2 Folder 1 1959
Format: black and white photograph
oversize photo
Box 2 Folder 1 1959
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [1959]. Image depicts a number of men playing horseshoes in the center right foreground. Other men lean against cars parked on the right and the left. Written on reverse: "D & F Foremen's' Club Outing Amesbury, Mass. Used in D&F News July 1959." 41.5 x 18.5 cm. (w/out mount); 43.25 x 23.25 cm. (w/mount).
Format: black and white photograph.