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The Burgess Building, largest concrete factory in the world, Haverhill, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
The Burgess Building, largest concrete factory in the world, Haverhill, Mass.
Description:
An exterior view from across Essex Street of the front façade of the Burgess Building in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Charles Willis Damon, a prominent architect in Haverhill, built the two eight-story buildings, which were the largest concrete shoe factories in the world at that time, for bankers William H. Burgess amd Howard W. Lang of Boston.
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Prints
Photographs
Genre:
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
factories (structures)
concrete
shoes (footwear)
exterior views
industrial buildings
footwear
Burgess Building (Haverhill, Mass.)
Essex Street (Haverhill, Mass.)
Burgess, Lang & Co.
United Shoe Machinery Company
Burgess, William H.
Lang, Howard W.
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Haverhill
Lang Building (Haverhill, Mass.)
Extent:
1 postcard
Link to Item:
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Identifier:
195406
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.080