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Textile Industry in Wheeling

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 ▶  WHEELING HISTORY  ▶  PLACES  ▶  BUSINESSES

▼ TEXTILES

Textile Manufacturing:

 ▶ Silk Manufacturing in Wheeling, 1849 (Daily Wheeling Gazette article)
 ▶ Tanneries in 1886 
 ▶ Wool Manufacturing in 1886 

Textile Companies:

  ▶ David Kennedy, Carpets & Coverlets
  ▶ Market Street Dye House
    ▶ Market Street Dye House in 1849
  ▶ J. L. Stifel & Sons Calico Works
  ▶ Wheeling Tent & Awning Company

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