Thayer and Osborne Shoe Factory Postcard

Title

Thayer and Osborne Shoe Factory Postcard

Description

Thayer and Osborne Shoe Factory souvenir postcard. photo is taken toward the northwest corner of the mill building from the street. The building is four stories and has decorative brick work along the top of the building as trim and a front brick facade on the roof, decorative brick window work, and in front Gothic shaped brick doorway with what appear to be divided wooden doors.. A horse attached to a horse drawn wagon can be seen in the foreground by the northwest corner. Information printed at the bottom front list "Thayer and Osborne Shoe Factory, Farmington, NH." Divided back card.

Multiples exist of this card. A black and white version of this card also exists in the collection. One card has been filled out with a statement, but not an address. It reads: "Burned when Dole and Waldron Show factory. Mrs Lamgille (nurse) was helping broken leg. Dana Burke was also injured when he was helping remove a safe in Robinsons' Poll Room. Safe dropped on his foot."

Size 3.5" x 5.5"

FHS-Kyle Leach

Creator

W. J. Evans, C W Whitehouse, Frank W Swallow Postcard Company INC

Publisher

W. J. Evans, C W Whitehouse, Frank W Swallow Postcard Company INC

Files

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Back Thayer and Osborne Shoe Factory Postcard.jpg

Citation

W. J. Evans, C W Whitehouse, Frank W Swallow Postcard Company INC, “Thayer and Osborne Shoe Factory Postcard,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed October 24, 2019, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/479.

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