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  • Subject contains "Factories"

Description: "Wakefield was home to several thriving industries during the mid to late 1800s, one of which was the manufacturing plant for the Henry F. Miller Piano Company of Boston. The building which housed the…[More]

Date: 07-21-1900
Description: "A fire started in the varnish room of the Wakefield Reed Chair factory on Saturday, July 21st at 7:58 a.m. The building, owned by Emma Osgood, housed the factory, as well as the Wright & Dennis…

Date: 1900?
Description: View of the exterior of the George Smith Shoe Factory from across the street with workers posed in front.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1900?
Description: Exterior view of the A.G. Potter Wood and Paper Box company with male and female workers standing on the steps in front of the building.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Creator: Melrose Camera Club (Melrose, Mass.)
Date: 1947
Description: Original image from the Melrose Camera Club Photo Album

Creator: Melrose Camera Club (Melrose, Mass.)
Date: 1947
Description: Formerly the Friend's Beans Factory

Date: 1890-1900
Description: This factory was on Liberty Street in the port. Charles Kerans ran the factory and his brothers Edward and Joseph worked there. The factory burned down in 1905.

Description: "Washington's visit to the first cotton mill, October 30, 1789." The building was located on Dodge Street in North Beverly near the present North Beverly Fire Station.