Hosiery manufacturer in Gastonia, North Carolina, started in 1938. History of company by Mr. Sumner and notes from an interview with Mr. Sumner by Craig Orr in Archives Center control files.
Archival records from the Sumner Hosiery Mill, including two documents relating to the construction of the hosiery; a booklet of product samples entitled "Sumner See-Shells Fall and Winter Shades", 1952; a scrapbook containing articles, packaging, photographs of the product, and of models wearing it; and numerous advertisements for the hosiery and for stores selling it.
Sumner Hosiery Mill Records, 1946-1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Knitting companies (Mills)
2000.3034 (NMAH Acc.)
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