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What Penmans Offer You, 1923
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Description
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Pamphlets
Description:
This 1923 pamphlet was created in order to attract workers to Paris in order to work for the Penmans Limited knitting mill. At this time, Penmans advertised and recruited widely in order to attract workers, primarily, women, from Canada and from Great Britain, whom they would bring to Paris in order to work at the mill. The pamphlet extols the virtues of Paris as a place to live, and details the working conditions that workers could expect at that time. From its wording, it is clear that this pamphlet is specifically targeting women. It includes a number of photos of the town and of the knitting mill.
Date of Publication:
1923
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
1999.4758.01
Collection:
Penmans Employee Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1974097438074 Longitude: -80.3897094726563
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
What Penmans Offer You, 1923, Penmans Employee Collection, 1999.4758.01, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
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Paris Museum and Historical Society

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What Penmans Offer You, 1923


This 1923 pamphlet was created in order to attract workers to Paris in order to work for the Penmans Limited knitting mill. At this time, Penmans advertised and recruited widely in order to attract workers, primarily, women, from Canada and from Great Britain, whom they would bring to Paris in order to work at the mill. The pamphlet extols the virtues of Paris as a place to live, and details the working conditions that workers could expect at that time. From its wording, it is clear that this pamphlet is specifically targeting women. It includes a number of photos of the town and of the knitting mill.