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From: Bob Bamford <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] Hopedale, Ma.
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 12:17:52 -0500
At 11:19 AM 11/26/2000 -0500, Gilbert Hatfield wrote:
>Hi My grandfather was supposed to have lived and worked in Hopedale Ma at
>the Draper Co. in the early 1900's. Does anyone know anything about the
>Draper Co. I have pictures of him in what looks like a policemans' uniform
>and cannot figure out if he was one for the town of Hopedale or for the
>Draper co. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Draper was one of, if not, the largest loom manufacturer in those days.
They moved south, I believe, in the 1960's a mere shadow of what they were
in the early days of the textile industry.
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