Historical California Images - Silicon Valley Historical Association

Busby Glove Company in Oakland, California in 1918

Manufacture of gloves for the U.S. Government - plant of the Busby Glove Company in Oakland, California. This photo was taken on August 27, 1918. A section of the finishing department where gloves are pressed and shaped before packing. This process is called "laying off". The gloves are then ready to be placed in boxes and shipped to the desired quartermaster depot.

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