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SINCE 1868

Our Products: Now Making Them for Defense  
Auger Bits Whereas the dies has been  
Mitre Bits cast: whereas the aggression  
Levels was visited upon us with DEFENSE
Screw Drivers neither warning nor provo-  
Drills cation; whereas it once  
Scrapers again becomes our duty to  
Forged Tools gird ourselves for the battle  
Glass Cutters that must prove right makes  
Hack Saw Blades might- the sacred resolve  
Hack Saw Frames of every man, woman and  
Grinders child for 1942 becomes  
Electric Tools clear, as we rally around our  
Precision Tools

nation. Every fibre of our

  being every atom of our  
  strength, and all our will  
  shall be as a bulwark guard-  
  ing democracy, that its cause  
  may be victorious.  
  Menacing may be the clouds  
  now hovering over a wait-  
  ing, praying world; but they  
  shall be swept from the skies  
  for all time by the unhalt-  
  ing, united action of Amer-  
  ica and her Allies.  
  We here at the Millers Falls Com-  
  pany are doing our utmost to  
  make the above resolve for  
  1942 a reality.  
    74 Years

since 1868

Millers Falls Company, Inc.
Millers Falls, Mass.
Greenfield, Mass.

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This 1942 patriotic advertisement from the Greenfield Recorder-Gazette newspaper in Greenfield, Massachusetts, underscores the resolve of the Millers Falls Company of Millers Falls and Greenfield, Massachusetts, to do its part for the war effort. As the ad's dramatic language indicates, "Menacing may be the clouds now hovering over a waiting, praying world; but they shall be swept from the skies for all time by the unhalting, united action of America and her Allies." During World War II (WWII) the company continued manufacturing all its usual product lines (for example, electric tools, hand tools, hack saw blades, levels, planes, micrometers, etc.). Army engineers, Seabees, and other military units desperately needed hand tools. At one point, the company was shipping 20,000 bit braces a week for military use. During the war, the firm employed about 1600 workers at plants in Greenfield, and Millers Falls, Massachusetts.


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"Making High Grade Tools for Industry Since 1868" Millers Falls Company ad from Greenfield Recorder-Gazette newspaper

publisher   Greenfield Recorder-Gazette
date   Feb 23, 1942
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
width   5.75"
height   9.75"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L06.015

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