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Two Elm St. whip manufacturing firms

Two Elm St. whip manufacturing firms

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Title:
Two Elm St. whip manufacturing firms
Description:
Two whip factories made of wood - Bishop, Lay & Co. and C.W. Spencer Whip Manufactory. In its "heyday", the Spencer firm's 5 workers produced 1,200 whips annually. Three women and many men standing in front of the buildings. Two men with top hats, and one man sitting on building's trim. Woman is leaning out window.
Date:
[ca. 1873–1875]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Westfield Athenaeum
Collection (local):
Westfield Collection
Subjects:
Industries--Massachusetts--Westfield
Whips--Massachusetts--Westfield
Westfield (Mass), Bishop, Lay & Company Whip Manufacturers
C.W. Spencer Whip Manufactory.
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Westfield
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Notes:
From the Westfield Athenaeum, Westfield, Massachusetts http://www.westath.org
Identifier:
two_elm_st_whip_manufacturing_firms