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Sewing kit and needle threader
Sewing kits and threaders were another great free gift item given from the tobacco warehouses to local farmers as advertisements. The sewing kit was distributed by Carolina Star Warehouse located at 32nd Street and Shorefair Drive, Winston Salem, N.C. and the threader by Growers Cooperative Warehouse, Incorporated, Wilson, N.C. Since most clothing items on the farm were handmade, these small sewing kits were useful tools on the farm. Threaders were also important because they allowed for an easier way to get the thread into the eye of a needle without poking yourself so often. These small tokens were given to farmers and were imprinted with a warehouses name and logo. Date approximated.
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