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Burgess, Lang & Co., mfg. buildings, Haverhill, Mass., largest concrete shoe factories in the world

PC001.03.01.TMP.081 (RS498)

Description

An exterior view from across the railroad tracks of the front and side façades of the Burgess Building (on the right) and Lang Building (on the left) on Essex Street 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 and Howard W. Lang of Boston.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1910s
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000498
AccessID: 749
Other identifier: HNEDID-000498
GUSN
195407
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.081

Record details

Originator
M. Schlafman (Firm) (publisher)
Other People
Burgess, William H.
Lang, Howard W.
Schlafman, Moses
Other Organizations
Burgess, Lang & Co.
F.E. Leavitt & Co.
Descriptive Terms
concrete
exterior views
factories (structures)
footwear
industrial buildings
railroads
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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