Browse Items (34 total)

  • Subject contains "Shoe industry"

Date: ca. 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view looking west on Water Street toward Main Street. The L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe factory is on the left. The rear of the Miller Piano factory is visible on the right. The Evans…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Photograph shows L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers on Water Street. Also visible is the Arthur H. Saunders Gulf service station. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out…[More]

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1943
Description: Photograph taken on December 5, 1943 shows L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers and adjacent railroad tracks on Water Street. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out its…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 06-27-2008
Description: Photos show views of the building located at 306 Main Street on the east side of the street at the corner of Crescent Street. The building also incorporates 1 Crescent Street. It was originally…

Date: 1886
Description: "Berkeley Street, 1886, shoe manufacturers." -- From the album containing the photograph

Description: George H. Thissell & Co., shoe manufacturers, 52? Railroad Avenue, corner of Hardy Street

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-06-2008
Description: Photos show the house located at 113 Salem Street on the north side of the street near the intersection with Vernon Street. Built between 1840 and 1857, the small building was originally a shoe shop…[More]

Description: "Highland Street. The building in the foreground is still standing and is a private home." -- From the album containing the photograph

Description: "Early Wakefield was known as an industrial community, linked to the city of Boston by the Boston and Maine Railroad. One of the industries that flourished in the late 1800s and into the mid 1900s was…[More]