Penn Craft knitting mill, Fayette County, PA, circa 1960.
flipFlip to Eleanor Roosevelt and tobacco heiress Doris Duke visiting Penn Craft, Fayette County, PA., November 29, 1937.
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Exterior image of the Knitting Mill

Credit: Library of Congress

Working with AFSC representatives, Penn Craft residents built and operated their own sweater factory. By 1943 the Redstone Knitting Mill had become successful enough to force a move to larger production facilities in nearby Uniontown.

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