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  • Penmans Imported Help Fares paid in 1910
    Penmans Imported Help Fares paid in 1910
    text  1910     This book documents the immigration costs for some of Penmans Limited's immigrant workers in 1910. For much of the early 20th century, Penmans actively solicited workers - primarily women - in England and throughout Canada and assisted them in immigrating to Canada in order to work in the Penmans clothing ...
    text  1910   This book documents the immigration costs for some of Penmans Limited's immigrant workers in 1910. For much of the early 20th century, Penmans actively solicited workers - primarily women - ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Penmans Imported Help Fares paid in 1910, book 2
    Penmans Imported Help Fares paid in 1910, book 2
    text  1910     This book documents the immigration costs for some of Penmans Limited's immigrant workers in 1910. For much of the early 20th century, Penmans actively solicited workers - primarily women - in England and throughout Canada and assisted them in immigrating to Canada in order to work in the Penmans clothing ...
    text  1910   This book documents the immigration costs for some of Penmans Limited's immigrant workers in 1910. For much of the early 20th century, Penmans actively solicited workers - primarily women - ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • What Penmans Offer You, 1923
    What Penmans Offer You, 1923
    textimagecomment  1923     This 1923 pamphlet was created in order to attract workers to Paris in order to work for the Penmans Limited knitting mill. At this time, Penmans advertised and recruited widely in order to attract workers, primarily, women, from Canada and from Great Britain, whom they would bring to Paris in ...
    textimagecomment  1923   This 1923 pamphlet was created in order to attract workers to Paris in order to work for the Penmans Limited knitting mill. At this time, Penmans advertised and recruited widely ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Penmans Imported Help Book No. 1, 1912-13
    Penmans Imported Help Book No. 1, 1912-13
    text  1913     This book documents the immigration costs for some of Penmans Limited's immigrant workers in 1912-13. For much of the early 20th century, Penmans actively solicited workers - primarily women - in England and throughout Canada and assisted them in immigrating to Canada in order to work in the Penmans clothing ...
    text  1913   This book documents the immigration costs for some of Penmans Limited's immigrant workers in 1912-13. For much of the early 20th century, Penmans actively solicited workers - primarily women - ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Penmans Immigration Fare Repayment Agreement for Sarah Speed, 1913
    Penmans Immigration Fare Repayment Agreement for Sarah Speed, 1913
    text  13 Aug 1913     In this 1913 contract, Sarah Speed agrees to repay her transportation fare from England to Penmans Limited. At the time, Penmans solicited workers from across Canada and in England, and paid for their immigration costs. The cost was treated as a loan and was expected to be repaid from the ...
    text  13 Aug 1913   In this 1913 contract, Sarah Speed agrees to repay her transportation fare from England to Penmans Limited. At the time, Penmans solicited workers from across Canada and in England, and ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Penmans Imported Help Memos
    Penmans Imported Help Memos
    textcomment       These two memos were created by the Penmans Limited clothing company pertaining to its immigrant workers. Through much of the 20th century, Penmans solicited employees in parts of England and Canada and aided them in immigrating to Canada to work at the Paris mills. While Penmans would pay for their ...
    textcomment     These two memos were created by the Penmans Limited clothing company pertaining to its immigrant workers. Through much of the 20th century, Penmans solicited employees in parts of England and ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
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