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Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company Collection
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Mss 442 1845-1947
Volumes KF-1 and KF-2 (1878 to 1911)

The records of the Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company, a cotton manufacturer in Salem, Massachusetts, from 1845 to 1947, contain sporadic employment records from 1878 to 1941. Two volumes of signed contracts with many women factory workers, called "Terms of Engagement," include details on workers' age, address, and sometimes parental consent.

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