Burgess & Lang Bldgs., Haverhill, Mass., largest shoe factories in the world

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-195404

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

factories (structures)
railroads
concrete
shoes (footwear)
industrial buildings
footwear
picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000495
AccessID 746
Other identifier HNEDID-000495

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.078

Date Notes

1910s

Places

Haverhill (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

M. Schlafman (Firm) (publisher)

Material Type

picture postcards
photomechanical prints
photographs

Other People

Schlafman, Moses
Damon, William H.
Lang, Howard W.

Other Organizations

Burgess, Lang & Co.

Subjects

Burgess Building (Haverhill, Mass.)
Essex Street (Haverhill, Mass.)

Description Level

Item