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American Optical Company women at the main entrance, Main Plant, Southbridge

American Optical Company women at the main entrance, Main Plant, Southbridge

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Title:
American Optical Company women at the main entrance, Main Plant, Southbridge
Description:
A group of twenty three women, in winter attire, posing in front of the formal entrance to the American Optical Company, on Mechanic Street, Southbridge - the company headquarters. Women are wearing elegant hats and fur muffs as protection from the weather. The bronze door is on view, nestled between the structural columns of the entrance. The granite steps are somewhat concealed by the group as they are standing in tier-fashion. The American Optical Company name is emblazoned over the doorway.
Date:
[ca. 1855–1923]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the American Optical Company
Subjects:
American Optical Company
American Optical Corporation
Southbridge (Mass.)--History
Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Women--History
Women--Employees
Historic Buildings--New England
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
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Notes:
Is part of a photographic collection of the American Optical Company at Jacob Edwards Library Archives, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org/
Identifier:
38136000196483
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