The Stetson Hat Factory, 3rd and Montgomery Streets, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1918.
flipFlip to Workers blocking felt hats at the Stetson Hat Company, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1910.
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General image of the factory, exterior.

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

One of the show places of industrial Philadelphia, the Stetson Factory was the world's largest hat manufactory. Sitting on five acres at the corner of 3rd and Montgomery Streets, it employed more than 5,400 men and women in the early 1900s.

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