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Subcategory Factory Work contains 13 item(s).

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front View of Cheapside

Around 1862, a German artist painted this view of Cheapside, an area of Deerfield, Massachusetts, where many Irish and German immigrants lived.
Russell Cutlery Factory
c. 1880
The John Russell Cutlery Company was located in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, in the late 19th century and was world-famous for its pocketknives, painters' spatulas, and druggists' knives.
front Arms Manufacturing Company workers
The men and women workers of the Arms Manufacturing Company of South Deerfield, Massachusetts, gathered in front of the building for this photograph in 1889.
front Arms Manufacturing Company
This photograph of the Arms Manufacturing Company in South Deerfield, Massachusetts was taken in 1902.
front Factories of the L. S. Starrett Co.
The Starrett Company makes hand tools in Athol, Massachusetts.
front Minute Tapioca factory
Minute Tapioca was one of the typical processed foods that appeared in America in the late 19th century. Its factory was in Orange, Massachusetts.
front Russell Cutlery Company Birds-Eye View
c. 1877
This expensive chromo-lithograph was a promotional print intended to attract workers to what was at the time the largest cutlery manufactory in the world.
front New Home Sewing Machine Company Birds-Eye View
c. 1880
The 100,000 sewing machines produced annually by the New Home Sewing Machine Company were part of a general revolution in industrial and domestic clothing production.
front Lamson, Goodnow and Company, Birds-Eye View
The 1877 lithograph is a view of the cutlery manufacturers, Lamson, Goodnow, and Company of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.
front Spinning Jenny
c. 1800
This is a rare, smaller domestic version of the water-powered spinning jenny, invented in England.


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