The Howland Mill Village : A Missing Chapter in Model Workers' Housing

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1997

GUSN

GUSN-169705

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Description

Had the Howland Mill Corporation survived, worker housing as we know it could have been radically different. Situated between the rigid early version of workers' housing and the more recent triple-decker model, The Howland Mill Village was a radical design. This article examines the Howland Mill Corporation's innovations in worker housing before the company collapsed during the fiscal crisis of the 1890s.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 78

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1997.075.263.003

Abstract

Had the Howland Mill Corporation survived, worker housing as we know it could have been radically different. Situated between the rigid early version of workers' housing and the more recent triple-decker model, The Howland Mill Village was a radical design. This article examines the Howland Mill Corporation's innovations in worker housing before the company collapsed during the fiscal crisis of the 1890s.

Date Notes

Volume 75, Number 263 (1997)

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Originator

Kingston Wm. Heath (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1997). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England