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Burgess and Lang buildings, largest shoe factory in the world, Haverhill, Massachusetts

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Title:
Burgess and Lang buildings, largest shoe factory in the world, Haverhill, Massachusetts
Description:
The full color postcard features two large factories: the Burgess and Lang buildings. The building on the right has signs for the Knights-Allen Company Turn Shoes and the United Shoe Machinery Company. Inscribed on the back of the postcard is a note from W.S. Burgess to his aunt Hellen Adams, of Newport, Maine.
Publisher:
M. Schlafman (Haverhill, Mass.)
Date:
1914
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Photographs
Genre:
postcards
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
factories (structures)
shoes (footwear)
industrial buildings
footwear
industry (economic concept)
United Shoe Machinery Company
Knights-Allen Company
Burgess, W. S.
Adams, Helen
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Haverhill
Burgess and Lang Buildings (Haverhill, Mass.)
Extent:
1 postcard; 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. (H x W)
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Identifier:
188151
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.006