The making of glazed kid gloves, somewhere in Pennsylvania, circa 1910.
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Workers inside of a tannery, pose for a photgraph. Hides can be seen as well as equipment.

Credit: Pennsylvania and Its Manifold Activities, 1912.

Pennsylvania tanning operations continued to thrive into the twentieth century. Today, in spite of an overall decline in demand and competition from man-made materials, leather tanning survives in Pennsylvania, especially in the northern-most region of the state.

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