Wakefield Rattan Factory, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:
  • Wakefield Rattan Factory, Wakefield, Mass.
Description:
  • Postcard shows the Heywood-Wakefield furniture factory complex on Water Street. The view is looking north, with Water Street visible in front of the factory buildings.
  • The Wakefield Rattan Company buildings comprised a large complex on Water Street. The company closed the Wakefield factory in 1931 and consolidated their manufacturing at the company's Gardner, Mass. plant. The buildings housed a number of commercial and industrial businesses in subsequent years, when the area was known as the Robie Industrial Complex. The buildings were torn down in the mid-2000s after significant controversy and debate over their historic value. The site is now occupied by a Shaw's supermarket.
  • Card is undated but bears a postmark of 1906.
Date:
  • ca. 1906
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Publisher:
  • [Wakefield, Mass.] : A.H. Thayer

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“Wakefield Rattan Factory, Wakefield, Mass.,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed October 22, 2020, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/4082.

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