Nylon Yarn

Nylon Yarn

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The "Chattanooga Plant Start-up Yarn / 7 / 19 / 48 - 4:30 pm." hand-written note on this paper envelope indicates that this bit of nylon was produced in the new DuPont nylon factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., in 1948.
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Object Name
Sample of Nylon Yarn
Nylon Yarn
place made
United States: Tennessee, Chattanooga
envelope: 24.1 cm x 10.5 cm; 9 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in
overall: envelope: 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in;.635 cm x 13.335 cm x 10.795 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Herman Schneider
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National Museum of American History
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