Clothes Pin Factory - Jonesboro

JONESBORO DAILY TRIBUNE

TUESDAY , OCTOBER 26 , 1937

 

RESEARCHED BY : TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

 

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ENOUGH CLOTHES PINS TO SUPPLY 18 FAMILIES CAN BE MADE IN AN HOUR , ENOUGH FOR 144 FAMILIES COULD BE MANUFACTURED IN A WORKING DAY BY THE CITY'S MOST NOVEL INDUSTRY , THE JONESBORO CLOTHES PIN FACTORY .

WITH MACHINERY DESIGNED AND BUILT BY HIMSELF , W.C. BEACHAM MANUFACTURES SNAP-TYPE PINS FOR NATIONAL DISTRIBUTORS IN THE LOCATION OF THE OLD HUB MILL ON PATTRICK STREET . HIS ENTIRE OUTPUT IS SOLD TO JOBBERS. HIS LARGEST SALES GO THE THE STEELE WALLACE COOPERATION , MAKERS OF GRIP-RITE PINS .