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  • Penmans #1 Mill Hosiery Knitting Room, c. 1935
    Image       This photograph shows the hosiery knitting room at the Penmans Limited clothing company's #1 mill in Paris, c. 1935. The foreman of the room depicted was Vern Madden; it was located on the second floor of the #1 mill.
    Image     This photograph shows the hosiery knitting room at the Penmans Limited clothing company's #1 mill in Paris, c. 1935. The foreman of the room depicted was Vern Madden; it was ...
  • 1911 pamphlet advertising Penmans Union Suit with Closed Crotch
    Text       This small pamphlet is advertising the Penmans Limited union suit, patented in early 1911. Its apparent innovation was the introduction of a closed crotch.
    Text     This small pamphlet is advertising the Penmans Limited union suit, patented in early 1911. Its apparent innovation was the introduction of a closed crotch.
  • 1902 Penmans Underwear no. 95 Series Advertisement
    TextImage       This 1902 advertisement touts the virtues of the 1902 line of underwear in the Penmans Limited clothing company's no. 95 series.
    TextImage     This 1902 advertisement touts the virtues of the 1902 line of underwear in the Penmans Limited clothing company's no. 95 series.
  • 1906 Penmans Underwear Advertisement
    TextImage       This 1906 advertisement displays the Penmans Limited clothing company's line of underwear for 1906.
    TextImage     This 1906 advertisement displays the Penmans Limited clothing company's line of underwear for 1906.
  • Penmans Sweater Coats Catalogue for 1911
    TextImage       This 1911 catalogue details some of the sweater coats available from the Penmans Limited clothing company in that year. Every coat includes a full photograph or illustration.
    TextImage     This 1911 catalogue details some of the sweater coats available from the Penmans Limited clothing company in that year. Every coat includes a full photograph or illustration.
  • Penmans Benefit Society Minutes Book, 1911 - 1919
    Text       This minute book documents the meeting of the Penmans Limited Benefit Society, a worker-operated benefit society which provided for the medical expenses of its members. It was operated by employees of the Penmans Limited clothing company's mills, and provided for employees of the Penmans and Watson's mills in Paris and ...
    Text     This minute book documents the meeting of the Penmans Limited Benefit Society, a worker-operated benefit society which provided for the medical expenses of its members. It was operated by employees ...
  • Penmans Wholesale Advertisements, 1924 - 1932
    TextImage       These advertisements were published in clothing industry magazines between the years 1924 and 1932, advertising the lines of clothing (primarily underwear) sold by Penmans Limited at that time. They are targeted at clothes-sellers, rather than at individuals. While most of these ads do not mark the magazine they are from, ...
    TextImage     These advertisements were published in clothing industry magazines between the years 1924 and 1932, advertising the lines of clothing (primarily underwear) sold by Penmans Limited at that time. They are ...
  • Banquet Given by Penmans to Herbert F. Rowland, Toronto, 1932
    ImageTextmystery       COMPLIMENTARY BANQUET GIVEN BY EXECUTIVE STAFF AND SUPTS. OF PENMANS LTD. AND STAFF OF J. GORDON & SON, LTD. TO HERBERT F. ROWLAND, ESQ., TORONTO, APRIL 5TH 1932.
    ImageTextmystery     COMPLIMENTARY BANQUET GIVEN BY EXECUTIVE STAFF AND SUPTS. OF PENMANS LTD. AND STAFF OF J. GORDON & SON, LTD. TO HERBERT F. ROWLAND, ESQ., TORONTO, APRIL 5TH 1932.
  • Employees outside the Penmans Willow Street Factory, early 20th century
    ImageTextmystery       This early 20th century photograph depicts a group of employees outside the Willow St. factory of the Penmans Limited clothing company. This photo is Zoomify enabled! Click on the photo to zoom in and pan around so that you can see more details.
    ImageTextmystery     This early 20th century photograph depicts a group of employees outside the Willow St. factory of the Penmans Limited clothing company. This photo is Zoomify enabled! Click on the photo ...
  • Penmans Christmas Bonus Announcement Card, 1919
    Text       This small card was given to a Penmans Limited employee to announce their Christmas bonus for that year. It was donated by Eileen Ada Tincknell, and may have been for her father who was a "fixer" at the Penmans #2 mill.
    Text     This small card was given to a Penmans Limited employee to announce their Christmas bonus for that year. It was donated by Eileen Ada Tincknell, and may have been for ...
  • Penmans Retirement Banquet Card for Charles Moodie Heddle, 1920
    Text       This is the card for the retirement banquet held on May 13, 1920 when Charles Moodie Heddle retired from Penmans Limited. It includes a list of the food and order of events, including the text of the two toasts, as well as the head office staff and superintendents in attendance.
    Text     This is the card for the retirement banquet held on May 13, 1920 when Charles Moodie Heddle retired from Penmans Limited. It includes a list of the food and order ...
  • Photograph depicting Woman Sitting outside Penmans Icehouse
    Imagemystery       This photograph depicts a young woman sitting outside what is probably the Penmans Limited clothing company's icehouse. It was donated to the museum by Henry Foster.
    Imagemystery     This photograph depicts a young woman sitting outside what is probably the Penmans Limited clothing company's icehouse. It was donated to the museum by Henry Foster.
  • Penmans General Office Staff, 1907
    Image       Penman. Mfg Co. Limited GENERAL OFFICE STAFF May, 13, 1907. The back contains the photographer's stamp, which reads CHAS. EDLINGTON 146 MANSFIELD ST. MONTREAL
    Image     Penman. Mfg Co. Limited GENERAL OFFICE STAFF May, 13, 1907. The back contains the photographer's stamp, which reads CHAS. EDLINGTON 146 MANSFIELD ST. MONTREAL
  • 1927 Penmans Advertising Display, London
    Image       This 1927 advertising display shows the goods of the Penmans and Watson's clothing companies. According to the back of the photo, the display was in London. The signs in the bottom reads: London Show Room Room 19 Ashplant Bldg. Carling St. [illegible] C.B. LAUR [illegible] 2260
    Image     This 1927 advertising display shows the goods of the Penmans and Watson's clothing companies. According to the back of the photo, the display was in London. The signs in the ...
  • 1927 Penmans Advertising Display, Ottawa
    Image       This 1927 advertising display shows the goods of the Penmans and Watson's clothing companies. According to the back of the photo, the display was in Ottawa. The signs in the background read (left) OTTAWA SHOW ROOM 38 BANK ST. [illegible] H.H.W. Nesbitt (right) This MERCHANDISE is sold at All First ...
    Image     This 1927 advertising display shows the goods of the Penmans and Watson's clothing companies. According to the back of the photo, the display was in Ottawa. The signs in the ...
  • 1931 Penmans Clothing Exhibit, British Empire Trade Fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Image       The back contains a stamp reading MOREAU FOTÓGRAFO NAHUEL HUAFI 4531 U.T. 51, URQUIZA 595
    Image     The back contains a stamp reading MOREAU FOTÓGRAFO NAHUEL HUAFI 4531 U.T. 51, URQUIZA 595
  • 1932 Penmans Process Exhibit, Toronto Canadian National Exhibition
    Image       The back contains a stamp reading THIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS MADE BY PRINGLE & BOOTH LIMITED 195 GEORGE ST. - - TORONTO DUPLICATES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME
    Image     The back contains a stamp reading THIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS MADE BY PRINGLE & BOOTH LIMITED 195 GEORGE ST. - - TORONTO DUPLICATES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME
  • 1931 Penmans Process Exhibit, Toronto Canadian National Exhibition
    Image       This photograph shows the Penmans Limited clothing company's exhibit at the Toronto Canadian National Exhibition in September 1931. It shows the process of clothes making, with knitting machinery set up alongside raw materials and completed products. A photo of the next year's process exhibit is also available, and can be ...
    Image     This photograph shows the Penmans Limited clothing company's exhibit at the Toronto Canadian National Exhibition in September 1931. It shows the process of clothes making, with knitting machinery set up ...
  • 1930 Penmans Display at the National Produced in Canada Exhibition, Montreal
    Image       The back contains a stamp reading PHOTOGRAPH BY BATTEN LIMITED 455 Craig St. West, Montreal LANCASTER 7221 Reference No ____________
    Image     The back contains a stamp reading PHOTOGRAPH BY BATTEN LIMITED 455 Craig St. West, Montreal LANCASTER 7221 Reference No ____________
  • 1927 Penmans Clothing Display, Sherbrooke
    Image       The back contains a stamp reading [illegible] SEARS STUDIO SHERBROOKE
    Image     The back contains a stamp reading [illegible] SEARS STUDIO SHERBROOKE
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Penmans Collection