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Pepperell Mill newsletters (1938-1948) getting indexed!

Indexing is not for Sissies! 

The “Pepperell Sheet” newsletter was put out by the Pepperell company for the benefit of the employees. It covered all the news and happenings at the Biddeford, Lewiston, and Fall River, Mass. plants. Who was getting married, having babies, winning the local beauty pageant, going to college…in addition to local history pieces. They are a treasure trove of information about the people and communities connected to the mill-a snapshot of life in the World War II era Biddeford.

Our intrepid adult catalogger is working as we speak to create a comprehensive index to these newsletters, so that serious researchers and the simply curious alike can really make use of this fabulous resource!