Browse Items (13 total)

  • Subject contains "Shoe industry"

mld18_november.jpg
Date: 1880-1889
Description: "Located on the west side of Main Street, south of Albion Street, Richard Britton - Boots, Shoes and Rubbers was established on November 22, 1875. Britton, who bought the retail business from…

mld00_april.jpg
Date: 05-1894
Description: "Decorated for the Town's 250th anniversary celebration, the Thomas Emerson's Sons Shoe Manufacturers was located where the Wakefield and Reading YMCA building now stands. Manufacturers of gentleman's…[More]

mld10_february.jpg
Date: ca. 1890
Description: "Pictured in the office of the shoe manufactory of Thomas Emerson's Sons at the corner of Main Street and Yale Avenue are (from left) Harry Foster, James Emerson, Miss Carrie Wallace, E. Eugene…[More]

mld06_march.jpg
Date: 1919
Description: "Lucius Bolles Evans began making shoes in 1831 at the early age of 12. He started his own shoemaking business in 1841 in a building at the rear of a dwelling house at 9 Salem Street. At the time,…[More]

mld_sept88_1.jpg
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]

walsh_postcard193.jpg
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]

evans_shoe_factory.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Description: Photograph taken on December 3, 1936 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…[More]

evans_factory_tracks.jpg
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…[More]

walsh_postcard44.jpg
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

walsh_postcard42.jpg
Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view of L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers on Water Street. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out its operations. It has since been converted for…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard40.jpg
Date: ca. 1915
Description: Postcard shows a view of L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers on Water Street. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out its operations. It has since been converted for…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

digitalphoto2008113-salem-street1.jpg
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]

digitalphoto2008306-main-street1.jpg
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…