Wayne Knitting Mills, 1906


In 1891, Wayne Knitting Mills began production in a small, rented building with a core group of twenty-five German knitters and two to three machines. By 1906, Thieme’s factory had grown so large that he had difficulty finding enough workers in Fort Wayne.

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Medium Illustration
Source Allen County Public Library
Collection Community Album
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