Carpet loom, Hardwick and Magee Company, Philadelphia, PA, September 17, 1925.
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A man stands in front of a machine as carpet rolls towards him.

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

In the early 1900s, Philadelphia produced more than twice as many textiles as any other city in the nation and almost one-third of the nation's output of carpets. Hardwick and Magee Company, at 7th and Lehigh, was one of the city's largest weavers of fine figured carpets.

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