Factory Workers at Bridges & Co. Boot shop, Hopkinton 1876
- Factory Workers at Bridges & Co. Boot shop, Hopkinton 1876
Factory workers lean from windows and pose from outside of D.T. Bridges boot factory on Main Street in Hopkinton MA. ca 1876. Dozens can be seen outside; most wear work aprons, many wear hats. Note women sitting on sill of second floor right hand window, also a worker dangles a boot from third-story window on far left. The building is a five-story clapboard sided structure, directly to the left is the original Town Hall. View is of the southern side. This building was destroyed in a fire of April 1882, the building which replaced this one then burned in 1900. Bridges & Co. employed hundred of workers in the boot manufactory.
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D.T. Bridges & Co. (Hopkinton, Mass.)
- 4 x 6 inch photograph printed by William Robinson from plate glass negative in 1970's
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