Occupations in Old Glarus
Description of old occupations in English
Aedilis = Hauptmann
Eine Andreherin musste den Webstuhl einrichten, neue Kettfäden einspannen und sie mit den alten verknüpfen.
Aedilis = Captain
She had to set up the loom, harness new warp threads and link them with the old ones.
Farm hand (hired laborer on a farm)
Middle man between weaving mills and textil trade
Calico printer (in the textil industry)
Gauge maker and dealer
Model engraver (in the textil industry)
Schreiner / Carpenter
Senten farmers are farmers who manage an alp with their own cattle in addition to the valley farm.
Spinner (in the textil industry)
Winder (in the textil industry)
Worker in the Therma plant in Schwanden
Weaver (in the textil business)
Drawer (in the textil industry) / Designer
Rewinder (in the textil industry)