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Glass - West Virginia - Clarksburg.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Adamston Flat Glass Factory, Glass Cutting Tool

Collection Number: A&M 4483
Content Description A metal tool with a wooden handle, known as a "splitter", used for cutting glass. The tool was used at the Adamston Flat Glass Factory, which was located in Adamston, West Virginia (a former town that is now part of the city of Clarkburg).For additional information regarding the Adamston Glass Factory and the glassmaking industry in West Virginia, see also: A&M 2870, Fourco Glass Company Records A&M 3911, Window Glass Cutters League of America, Materials...
Dates: ca. 1910-1930

Kenneth Fones-Wolf, Historian, Research Papers Regarding Glass Industry Towns in West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 5170
Overview Research papers compiled by history professor Kenneth Fones-Wolf for his book "Glass Towns", a work that focuses on the West Virginia towns of Moundsville, Clarksburg, and Fairmont as case studies to illuminate the history of the glass industry in a local as well as transnational context. The collection includes typescript and manuscript research notes, articles and research papers, union newsletters, newspaper clippings, hearing transcripts, photographs, and other material. Most of the...
Dates: 1874-2005