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001305: Armature Winding

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About 1907

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 [00548], 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.

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Revised: October 29, 2013

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