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The Draper-Maynard Sporting Goods Company of Plymouth, New Hampshire, 1840-1937
Rodney Freeman, Katherine C. Donahue, Eric Baxter, Patrick J. Collins, Marie Connell and Steven Kantor
IA. The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology
Vol. 20, No. 1/2, IA IN NEW HAMPSHIRE (1994), pp. 139-151
Published by: Society for Industrial Archeology
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40968288
Page Count: 13
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Baseball, Factories, Sporting goods, Leathers, Business structures, Baseball gloves, Rooms, Sporting balls, Sewing, Sports uniforms
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The Draper-Maynard Company of Plymouth and Ashland, New Hampshire, operated under various names and in three different locations from 1840 to 1937. Originally a glove manufacturing company, with production primarily in local homes, the factory began making baseball gloves in the 1880 s. By the 1920s, Draper-Maynard was one of the largest sporting goods manufacturers in the country. While the company instituted and advertised increasingly rigorous testing and inspection procedures in its manufacturing processes, home baseball production was still used into the 1930s. This article discusses those various manufacturing processes.
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