Western Knitting Mills

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http://dp.la/api/items/865ef4b942a19c70562f80627dbb58ff

Title

Western Knitting Mills

Date

01-01-1910

Description

A crowd in front of the Western Knitting Mills, now the Rochester Mills Beer Company, located on Water Street. Although many mills have stood at this location, the building we see today was built in 1891. Originally known as the Western Knitting Mill, the building was used for many things, including making khaki gloves during World War I and refrigeration tubes during the 1940s. Photograph circa 1910, exact date unknown. Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Rochester Hills, MI
Oakland County Historical Resources hosts digitized materials from Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and many other local cultural heritage organizations in Oakland County, Michigan.

Subject

Histories

Source

Michigan Service Hub

Relation

http://oaklandcountyhistory.org/awweb/pdfopener?fp=auto&did=211714

Source

Michigan Service Hub

Subject

Histories

Citation

“Western Knitting Mills,” Center for Knit and Crochet Digital Repository, accessed July 18, 2024, http://digital.centerforknitandcrochet.org/items/show/24322.

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