National Geographic : 1949 Mar
j iaionaI l ueograpiniu ociety f Nylon Yarn Runs aGamut ofInspection Before It Goes toHosiery Makers The girl makes one of the24visual checks each shiny bobbin receives before it leaves thenew nylon plant of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours &Company inChatta nooga, Tennessee. Womentoday wear nylon hosiery twice as sheer as prewar silk stockings. 1)IKodachromes byJ.Baylor Roberts +Finished Rayon Yarn, Wound onCones, IsReady for Textile Mill Use Fugitive dye colors inthis yarn identify gauge and twist ofeach consignment and arewashed out easily atthemills. Shoulder patch ofthis attendant attheAmerican Enka Corporation, near Asheville, North Carolina, shows sheisamachine operator, first class.