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Furniture Ware Rooms Alden Block Globe Village Southbridge

Furniture Ware Rooms Alden Block Globe Village Southbridge

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Title:
Furniture Ware Rooms Alden Block Globe Village Southbridge
Description:
Southeast section of the Alden Block, Globe Village, providing detail of the brick facade enhanced by stone. Sign over the door reads: Furniture Ware Rooms. Under the windows there is more signage for Picture Frames, Furniture & Bedding, Ware Rooms. Samples of the inventory such as wagons are out front. Two granite steps lead into the interior where a glimpse of a stairwell is provided through an open doorway. A hitching post with a horse's head is directly in front of the entrance to the store. Two retractable striped awnings are placed on each window of the shop front. A man with a hat and gauntlet like sleeve protectors, suggesting a store clerk, is standing in front of the business. A barn is located in the rear, to the right of the scene.
Date:
July 1889
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the Jacob Edwards Library
Subjects:
House furnishings industry and trade--United States--Massachusetts--Southbridge
House furnishings industry and trade--New England
Southbridge (Mass.)--Buildings
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--New England
Historic districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Southbridge (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
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Notes:
Is part of a photographic collection at Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts. Stamped on reverse of image is "From C.E. Hill Jewelry and Music Store Southbridge, Mass - located in Globe Village. Date also from same source. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Language:
English
Identifier:
38136000224608
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