Cape Cod Fishnet Industries main shop room, ca. 1950. Photo by Stan Lee, Graphic House, Inc., courtesy of Schlesinger Library
July 19, 2018
When Ada Worthington moved with her family to Truro, Massachusetts, in 1933, she set about decorating her new house in a style that reflected her surroundings. Soon she began selling her fishnet products at the local women's exchange under the name Cape Cod Fishnet Industries.