3.2002.2249: Industrial Problems, Welfare Work: United States. Illinois. Leclaire. Nelson Manufacturing Company: Welfare Institutions. N. O. Nelson Co., Leclaire, Ill.: Views of Nelson Factories: Giving a fair idea of the vine-clad factory buildings flower bed, etc. This factory employs about 300 men most of whom live in the village Leclaire adjoining Edwardsville.