Peace Dale Manufacturing Company.

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Textile manufacturing enterprise, Peace Dale, R.I. founded by Rowland Hazard in 1802. Chartered by the state of Rhode Island as the Peace Dale Manufacturing Company in 1848. The firm remained in the Hazard family until 1918, when it was sold to M.T. Stevens and Sons Company. Stevens closed the mills in 1948. In early years the firm manufactured coarse goods, including clothing for slaves on southern plantations. Later they made very fine goods, serges, worsteds, shawls, and cassimeres. Chiefly a woolen firm, although some cotton was manufactured. Some of the company's mills in Rhode Island were known as the Carolina Mills.

From the description of Records, 1742-1919 (inclusive) [microform]. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269577238

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associatedWith Ayrault, Peter. person
associatedWith Baring Brothers & Co. Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Brigham, Lawrie, Mann and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown, Edward. person
associatedWith Brown, J. L. person
associatedWith Brown, Nathaniel. person
associatedWith Carolina Mills. corporateBody
associatedWith Chase, Salmon P. 1808-1873. person
associatedWith Credit Mobilier of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Dyer, E. C. person
associatedWith Fairbanks and Martin. corporateBody
associatedWith Florence (Steamer) corporateBody
associatedWith Greene, Roland. person
associatedWith Hazard and Ayrault. corporateBody
associatedWith Hazard family. family
associatedWith Hazard, Isaac Peace. person
associatedWith Hazard, John N. 1909- person
associatedWith Hazard, Joseph P. person
associatedWith Hazard, Robinson and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hazard, Rowland. person
associatedWith Hazard, Rowland, 1763-1835. person
associatedWith Hazard, Rowland, 1829-1898. person
associatedWith Hazard, Rowland Gibson, 1801-1888. person
associatedWith Hazard, Rowland Gibson, 1855-1918. person
associatedWith Hazard, Thomas Robinson, 1797-1886. person
associatedWith Hopkinton Manufacturing Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hughes, T. R. person
associatedWith Jenkins and Huntington. corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrie, Mann, and Drowne. corporateBody
associatedWith Longstreet, W. M. person
associatedWith Martin, Buffum and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Martin, Lawrie and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith M.T. Stevens and Sons Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Narragansett Pier railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith National Association of Wool Manufacturers. corporateBody
associatedWith Newton, Abraham. person
associatedWith Neyle, S. person
associatedWith Pease family. family
associatedWith Pease, Isaac. person
associatedWith Pease, Joseph. person
associatedWith Providence and Stonington Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith Rhode Island Hospital. corporateBody
associatedWith S.B. and Buffum. corporateBody
associatedWith Slee, Edwin. person
associatedWith Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903. person
associatedWith Trenton Mills (N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Waite, Charles. person
associatedWith Waldo, Horace. person
associatedWith Walker, James. person
associatedWith Wisconsin Central Railroad. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Providence (R.I.)
Rhode Island--South Kingston (Town)
Rhode Island
New Orleans (La.)
Trenton (N.J.)
South Carolina
New Jersey
United States
Peace Dale (R.I.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Postal service
Flour mills
Wool industry
General stores
Textile industry
Cotton manufacture
Slaves--Social conditions
Capitalists and financiers
Textile workers

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Active 1742

Active 1919

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