“Union Mills, Inc., Harder Dept., Hudson, NY”

By S. G. Knowles, ca. 1917–18

This was one of eight mills owned by Joseph Reandy. The mills produced knitted undergarments. These workers are probably stoking the fires of the plant’s furnaces that ran the factory’s looms.

National Archives, Records of the War Department, General and Special Staffs (165-EO-5B-5)