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The Burgess Building, largest concrete factory in the world, Haverhill, Mass.

PC001.03.01.TMP.080 (RS497)

Description

An exterior view from across Essex Street of the front façade of the Burgess Building in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Charles Willis Damon, a prominent architect in Haverhill, built the two eight-story buildings, which were the largest concrete shoe factories in the world at that time, for bankers William H. Burgess amd Howard W. Lang of Boston.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
ca. 1911
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000497
AccessID: 748
Other identifier: HNEDID-000497
GUSN
195406
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.080

Record details

Other People
Burgess, William H.
Lang, Howard W.
Other Organizations
Burgess, Lang & Co.
United Shoe Machinery Company
Descriptive Terms
concrete
exterior views
factories (structures)
footwear
industrial buildings
shoes (footwear)
Material Type
photographs
photomechanical prints
picture postcards
Subjects
Burgess Building (Haverhill, Mass.)
Essex Street (Haverhill, Mass.)
Places
Haverhill (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Lang Building (Haverhill, Mass.)

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