First Edition of The Yarn CarrierThe first issue of The Yarn Carrier, the news magazine of Wyomissing Industries, was published in April 1931. Its four pages covered a wide range of topics, including:

  • The recent move of the Dye House to new quarters in  Building 105;
  • A shorter school schedule for apprentices due to the increase in high school graduates in the program;
  • $400 cash awards to Textile Foundry employees who finished their training programs;
  • The original employee hired by Thun and Janssen who was still on the job 39 years later;
  • The worldwide popularity of Narrow Fabric products made in Wyomissing and shipped to markets in such countries as Cuba, Holland, Japan, and Australia.

Explore The Yarn Carrier, Vol.1, No.1, as a PDF document.