Occupations in Old Glarus

English

Aedilis = Captain

Head of the District Council

Weaving Preparer

She had to set up the loom, harness new warp threads and link them with the old ones.

Forest official

Farmer

Master builder / Architect

Messenger

Clerk

Printer (in the textil industry)

Farm hand (hired laborer on a farm)

Ferger

Middle man between weaving mills and textil trade

Henchman

Calico printer (in the textil industry)

Teacher

Glue boiler

Gauge maker and dealer

Model engraver (in the textil industry)

Miller

Nailer

Baker

Slate miner

Heavy worker

Locksmith

Tailor

Schreiner / Carpenter

Silk weaver

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)

Day laborer

Worker in the Therma plant in Schwanden

Draper / Clothier

Weaver (in the textil business)

Toolmaker

Inn keeper

Wool weaver / Clothier

Drawer (in the textil industry) / Designer

Rewinder (in the textil industry)

Schabziger (Glarner cheese) maker and Schabziger merchant

Brickmaker

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