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Herbert A. Dresser cigar manufacturer and Faulkner House hotel Southbridge

Herbert A. Dresser cigar manufacturer and Faulkner House hotel Southbridge

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Title:
Herbert A. Dresser cigar manufacturer and Faulkner House hotel Southbridge
Description:
North side of Main Street Southbridge during the 1916 Centennial celebrations. Three story brick building,framed by a tree on the left and festooned with flags and buntings. An interesting sign with a man on a ladder blowing a bugle is hanging above the word Dresser. The top of the chimneystack is obscured. At the edge of the roof are snow holders. Above the first floor there is a ledge running the length of the building Two flat belt signs announce the names of the businesses conducted from these premises: The Herbert A. Dresser Cigar and Tobacco store was located at 112 Main. Mr. Dresser lived at 42 Elm Street. According to the 1915 Southbridge Sturbridge and Charlton Massachusetts Directory, this business was also ""an agent for Columbia Phonographs and Records, Base Ball Goods a Specialty with a Pool Room Connected. Cigar store Indian statue at the doorway, opposite side to where man is standing in shirtsleeves. Thomas F O'Shaughnessy was the proprietor of Faulkner House which was located at 110 Main Street, where he also resided. Additionally,he was owner of a grocery and provisions emporium, located at 96 Hamilton Street. A sidewalk with a curb runs parallel to the building with two horse
Creator:
Pease, Aaron H., -1948
Date:
May 10, 1777
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
A. H. Pease Collection (Aaron H.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings--Southbridge--Massachusetts
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--New England
Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial work
Southbridge (Mass.)--History
Historic districts--Southbridge--Massachusetts
Central business districts--Massachusetts
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
Extent:
1 photograph
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Notes:
Is part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library Archives, Southbridge, Massachusetts http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Image from the A. H. Pease Collection
Barcode:
38136000330215