001305: Armature Winding
Postcard showing women working at a Westinghouse Electric factory. The caption reads "Street Car Armature Winding, Section S., Westinghouse Electric M'f'g. Co., East Pittsburgh, Pa." What appears to be a date is handwritten 3-27-'07, possibly March 27, 1907.
In the 1910 Federal Census, the occupation of Mary (Pohl) Milligan , age 21, is listed as "coil winder" at the "electric works." This postcard probably depicts a scene similar to her and where she worked.
Source: Turtle Creek Historical Society, Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TCHistorical : downloaded 6 April 2012), Postcard, Street Car Armature Winding, circa 1907; Posted March 18, 2012; https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=399689536725712.
Citation: Mike Voisin, iSeeAncestors (http://iSeeAncestors.com/tree/groups/public/media/si-f11207-i548-03.html : revised August 14, 2016), Gallery.
Revised: August 14, 2016
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