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Sewing Machines | Historical Trade Literature in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Union special filled bag closing machine.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: Machine description and illustration.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Katalog uber Einzelteile. / Fur unsere Union Special: Nahmaschinen zur Sackfabrikation.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 117
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: Descriptions and pictures of parts.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Union specials in the shirt industry and kindred linens.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 47
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Instructions for sewing process and equipment.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Cutting costs in the fertilizer industry.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 32
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: How to cut costs in fertilizer industry.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Preisliste der Einzeleile. / Fur die Union Special Nahmashinen 'Herable' und 'Antaeus' zur sackfabrikation etc.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 97
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: Descriptions and pictures of parts.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 5

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Manual on the manufacture of knitted undergarments. / A book of reference for the manufacturer.
Imprint: 1927
Pages: 229
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Description of fabrics and manufacture processes.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 6

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Manual on the manufacture of knitted undergarments. / A book of reference for the manufacturer.
Imprint: 1927
Pages: 229
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Description of fabrics and manufacture processes.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 7

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Manual of athletic underwear manufacture.
Imprint: 1921
Pages: 66
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 7400, 12000, 11500, 15400A, 8300.
Descriptive Notes: Detailed descriptions of material, thread, number of stitches to inch, etc. of each type of underwear.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 8

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Manufacture of shoe uppers. / A book of reference for the fitting of shoes.
Imprint: 1923
Pages: 237
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Detailed chapters on manufacture of shoe uppers of different types of shoes.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 9

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Manufacture of shoe uppers. / A book of reference for the fitting of shoes.
Imprint: 1923
Pages: 237
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Detailed chapters on manufacture of shoe uppers of different types of shoes.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 10

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: [Correspondence with customer from Union Special Machine Company concerning wartime restrictions]
Imprint: 1941
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Wartime restrictions.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 32

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Sewing machine in war and in peace.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 7
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: Historical description of sewing machine and its use during times of war and peace.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 33

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Needle's eye. / No. 43.
Imprint: 1938
Pages: 28
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: February issue of Needle's Eye; advertisements for Union Special Machine Company; articles about Union Special Machine Company and materials produced using these machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 2 ; Folder 9 (about locations)
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Record Number: 750

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Stitch formation. / Type 401.
Imprint: 1976
Pages: 31
Notes: Format: Manuals
Model represented: 400 class.
Descriptive Notes: Detailed instructions with color graphics.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 2 ; Folder 9 (about locations)
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Record Number: 753

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Union specials in the shirt industry and kindred linens.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 47
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Instructions for sewing process and equipment.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1823

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Union special filled bag closing machine. / Designed for the smaller type of mill and as an emergency machine for larger mills.
Imprint: [between 1880 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Descriptive Notes: Machine description and illustration.
Smithsonian Location: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Box: Union ; Folder 2 (about locations)
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Record Number: 41

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Large arm flat bed multiple needle machines class 16100. / With illustrations and price list of parts for repairs only; catalogue no. 33.
Imprint: 1911
Pages: 68
Notes: Format: Parts lists
Models represented: Class 16100.
Descriptive Notes: Large arm flat bed multiple needle machines class 16100.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 7 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 212

Standard Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Company Name: Union Special Machine Company
Title: Catalog No. 86. / List of union special screws and nuts.
Imprint: 1939
Pages: 84
Notes: Format: Parts lists
Descriptive Notes:
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 7 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 213

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