Lorin Tryon Collection of Textile Industry Photographs

Collection Number: 6754 P

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Lorin Tryon Collection of Textile Industry Photographs,
Collection Number:
6754 P
Creator:
Lorin Tryon
Quantity:
0.3 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Gelatin silver print, photographs.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs of wool processing in California in the early to mid twentieth century.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes photographs of wool processing ath Haber Zemel Tryon and E. H. Tryon in Stockton, California. Also includes photographs of the Wool Exchange and the San Francisco Woolen Factory in San Francisco, California.
SUBJECTS

Names:
E.H. Tryon Company.
Haber Zemel Tryon, Inc.
San Francisco Wool Exchange.
San Francisco Wool Trade Association.

Subjects:
Belts and belting
Business enterprises
Business records
Fiber preparation-- General--Wool sorting
Industries
Inventories
Male employees
Looms
Office and personnel
Pickers (Weaving)
Sheep industry
Spinning machinery
Textile factories
Textile machinery
Textile workers
Wool
Wool baling
Wool industry
Wool scouring

Geographic Subjects:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Stockton (Calif.)

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:
Lorin Tryon Collection of Textile Industry Photographs #6754 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6618: E. H. Tryon, Inc. Records

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot, gelatin silver print (?), [mid-20th century?]. Image shows loom of Haber Zemel Tryon, Inc., in interior room. 13 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot, gelatin silver print (?), [mid-20th century?]. Image shows spinning jack of Haber Zemel Tryon, Inc., in interior room (well lit with skylights). 13 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot, gelatin silver print (?), [mid-20th century?]. Image shows picker (?) of Haber Zemel Tryon, Inc., in interior room (well lit with skylights). 13 x 10 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows interior of wool blending room, with bags of wool to the right; workers holding bundles of wool against wall to the left. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 12.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows mill interior with wool drying machine; workmen (and one woman) standing next to it. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 12.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows mill interior with workers sorting wool, picking out the undesirable wool. Piles of wool on floor, some partially bagged. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 12.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows bins of wool being blended and fed Into a scouring machine. Scouring machine is to the left; huge piles of wool to the right and in the back; workers pose on top of the wool pile. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 13 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows belt drives that power machinery in mill; male worker stands at right. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 12.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows women sorting wool; four are in front of sorting table with large piles of wool on floor and large bags of wool; three women in background behind sorting table, with bags of wool partially visible. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 12.5 cm. See item 17 in this folder for copy print of this photograph.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows wool lumper in mill interior in Stockton, Calif., with male worker standing next to it. Lumper built by C.G. Sargent's Sons Corp., Graniteville, Mass. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 12.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Snapshot, gelatin silver print (?), [mid 20th century?]. Image shows mill machinery in interior room, possibly that of Haber Zemel Tryon, Inc. 10 x 13 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1907-1912
Gelatin silver print. Image shows interior of wool warehouse, with extremely large bags of wool piled alongside walls; male supervisor, male worker, and woman (not a worker) in center background. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18.5 x 12.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows interior of mill, with male and female workers standing at left; two male workers standing behind machinery in right background; bale of wool in right foreground. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 18 x 13 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1900-1910
Gelatin silver print. Image depicts office area with woman employee (switchboard operator?) at left behind counter; man standing at right behind counter. Spittoon on floor in foreground. Purportedly the Stockton Scouring Plant, but does not resemble item 15 in this folder, which is also purportedly the Stockton Scouring Plant. 18 x 13 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1913
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print. Image depicts office area with woman employee (switchboard operator?) at left behind counter; two men standing behind counter at right. Note radiator in front of counter. Calendar on wall dated April 1913, advertising wool brokers or wool agents from Boston, Mass. Purportedly the Stockton Scouring Plant, but does not resemble item 14 in this folder, which is also purportedly the Stockton Scouring Plant. 18 x 13 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Pacific Cooperative Wool Growers. Acme Photo W-5. Gelatin silver print, [19--]. Image depicts interior room, with bags of wool in the background and to the right; one male worker with large bag of wool on two-wheel truck to left; other workers stand in center at table, with empty open crates in front, in which wool will be sorted. Pacific Copoperative Wool Growers stamp on back of photo. 24.5 x 19.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows women sorting wool; four are in front of sorting table with large piles of wool on floor and large bags of wool; three women in background behind sorting table, with bags of wool partially visible. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. See item 9 in this folder for the original of this photograph. 25 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [19--]. Image shows part of the San Francisco waterfront, with houses and buildings visible on the left; ship masts visible in center and right background; horse and wagon visible in lower left foreground. Note on reverse says "San Francisco waterfront - the hill on the left is now part of the base of the Bay Bridge." This print probably produced in 20th century, possibly from glass plate negative. 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [19--; original 1869]. Image depicts the Wool Exchange in San Francisco, Calif., on the NW corner of Sansome (?) St. and Broadway. Building is two story brick, with horse-drawn wagons loaded with bags of wool in front; many more bags of wool are stacked up outside the building. A number of men are standing on the street or sidewalk in front of the building; workers are standing on the bags on the side. Notice on building has date May 23d '69. Possibly printed from a glass plate negative. 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [19--]. Image depicts San Francisco Woolen Factory in middle distance; hills behind factory and to the right. Note on reverse says: "Woolen Mill - now part of Ghiradelli Square." This print probably produced in 20th century, most likely from glass plate negative. 25.5 x 20.5 cm. Copy A.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, [19--]. Image depicts San Francisco Woolen Factory in middle distance; hills behind factory and to the right. Note on reverse says: "Woolen Mill - now part of Ghiradelli Square." This print probably produced in 20th century, most likely from glass plate negative. Copy B; image slightly truncated from Copy A. 25 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Copy print of: An outing at a sheep ranch. ca. 1900. Gelatin silver print, [19--]. Image depicts a group of men and boys seated on or standing around bags of wool. The man in the back row on the left, with his hands on his hips, is E.H. Tryon, who owned a wool scouring plant in Stockton, Calif., around the turn of the 20th century. See item 23 in this folder for the original photograph. 25 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
An outing at a sheep ranch. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1900. Image depicts a group of men and boys seated on or standing around bags of wool. The man in the back row on the left, with his hands on his hips, is E.H. Tryon, who owned a wool scouring plant in Stockton, Calif., around the turn of the 20th century. See item 22 in this folder for a copy print of this photograph. 25 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1907
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print. Image depicts group of men and one boy standing outside warehouse in front of bags of what is probably wool. Written on reverse is: Stockton, June 26, 1907. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 17 x 12 cm. (w/out mount); 23 x 18 cm. (w/mount).
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows the interior of a wool sorting room, with male workers seated or standing behind piles of raw wool and in front of bags of wool. Probably the E.H. Tryon wool scouring business in Stockton. 17 x 12 cm. (w/out mount); 25.5 x 20.5 cm. (w/mount).
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Stockton, Calif. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows exterior of mill/warehouse of E.H. Tryon, Stockton, Calif. Tryon owned a wool scouring business. 25.5 x 20.5 cm. See item 27 in this folder for copy print of this photograph.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Stockton, Calif. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image shows exterior of mill/warehouse of E.H. Tryon, Stockton, Calif. Tryon owned a wool scouring business. See item 26 in this folder for the original of this photograph. 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Probably Stockton, Calif. Over 3,000,000 pounds stored. Logan 'Foto. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image of the interior of the wool warehouse, with large bags of wool stored on either side of a wooden walkway. 25 x 20.5 cm. (w/out mount); 30.5 x 25.5 cm. (w/mount).
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Probably Stockton, Calif. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1910. Image depicts the washing room of what is probably the E.H. Tryon Co., a wool scouring business in Stockton. The washer full of wool is to the left. 25 x 20.5 cm. (w/out mount); 30 x 25.5 cm. (w/mount).
Format: black and white photograph.