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Factory Workers at Bridges & Co. Boot shop, Hopkinton 1876
TitleFactory Workers at Bridges & Co. Boot shop, Hopkinton 1876
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/Hopkinton/56.jpg
SubjectD.T. Bridges & Co. (Hopkinton, Mass.); Shoe industry-Massachusetts-Hopkinton; Historic buildings-Massachusetts-Hopkinton
DescriptionFactory workers lean from windows and pose from outside of D.T. Bridges boot factory on Main Street in Hopkinton MA. ca 1876. Dozens can be seen outside; most wear work aprons, many wear hats. Note women sitting on sill of second floor right hand window, also a worker dangles a boot from third-story window on far left. The building is a five-story clapboard sided structure, directly to the left is the original Town Hall. View is of the southern side. This building was destroyed in a fire of April 1882, the building which replaced this one then burned in 1900. Bridges & Co. employed hundred of workers in the boot manufactory.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org
Date1876
Typeimage
Formatimage/jpg
Identifiercloset box 11, file #11
Source4x6 inch photograph printed by William Robinson from plate glass negative in 1970's
Languageen-US
RelationFrom The Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room
Coverage42.24 N 71.49 W
RightsPlease request permission in advance to use image by contacting Rownak Hussain at Rownak@Hopkinton.org
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