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Standard Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Co.
Title: Greist Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of improved Singer sewing machines. / Greist Manufacturing Co. improved Singer.
Imprint: [1879]
Pages: 16
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 10.
Descriptive Notes: Information about factory, models, agent recruitment, warranty, price list, images of models.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 18 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2704

Standard Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Co.
Title: Greist Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of improved Singer sewing machines. / Greist Manufacturing Co. improved Singer.
Imprint: 1879
Pages: 25
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 10.
Descriptive Notes: Information about and images of Greist sewing machines, prices, agent recruitment, letter to agent about special discounts on extra sheet.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 18 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2710

Standard Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Co.
Title: Sewing efficiency.
Imprint: 1928
Pages: 63
Notes: Format: Manuals
Models represented: Binders, hemmers, tuckers, edge stitcher,ruffler, shirrers, cloth guide, quilter.
Descriptive Notes: Various attachments to embellish garments are discussed, also care of the attachments.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4246

Standard Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Title: Instructions covering the use of rotary buttonhole attachments by Greist.
Imprint: [Between 1930 and 1959]
Pages: 15
Notes: Format: Manuals
Models represented: Buttonhole attachments.
Descriptive Notes: Diagram, instructions.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 7 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 216

Standard Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Greist Manufacturing Company
Title: How to use Greist attachments.
Imprint: 1957
Pages: 31
Notes: Format: Manuals
Models represented: Foot attachment, gather foot, quilter, hemmer, edge stitcher, ruffler, multiple slotted binder.
Descriptive Notes: How to use Greist attachments.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 7 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 215

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