Rhode Island Picture Post Cards
Centerville Cotton Mill - Centerville, RI 1914
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The post card is addressed to Miss Helen Anderson at 122 Weston St, in Manchester, New Hampshire. It was posted at Centerville, RI on February 13, 1914. The text message reads:
"Miss H. A. Behold the scene of my first position in an official capacity! Possibly you can't see me in the open door top flight. Was there about 20 years ago. Yours Truly D"

Centerville is one of 6 villages that make up the town of West Warwick; Arctic, Centerville, Crompton, Riverpoint, Natick, and Phenix.

These villages each grew up and were centered around a textile or cotton mill including the Centerville Mill in the above postcard. The "Fruit of the Loom" trademark originated at the "Royal Mill" in West Warwick.

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