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Women Silk Workers, Paterson, 1913
Courtesy, Collections of the Paterson Museum

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Young women worked in the Paterson silk mills by the thousands in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  Here, women work at 'picking' or inspecting silk for flaws

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