Wednesday, November 21, 2007

labor fed and kept together

subject unknown, courtesy of Baltimore-Pritchett collection

As a result, sales went beyond production levels and disaster was averted "without stoppage of machinery, without loss of trade, without a protest, and [with] our skilled labor fed and kept together." This remarkable achievement Randolph credited to "our superintendent, a man in the prime of life, with skill, capacity, energy and integrity, whose fortunes are indissolubly staked on the success of the Charlottesville Woolen Mills."--Harry Poindexter

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