Ayer, Houston and Co., Portland, ca. 1893
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Young women working in the factory at the Ayer, Houston Company of Portland, manufacturer of hats.
On the back of this photograph is written, "Hatshop Portland Maine. Ayer-Houston Co., Commercial St. at S. Portland bridge. Pleasantdale & Browns Hill. Women walked to work over old R.R. Bridge to Turners Is. or took train at Evans St. R.R. Crossing. Aunt Nan [Deering?] with hat on needle. Nanna in circle."
- Title: Ayer, Houston and Co., Portland, ca. 1893
- Creator: Rideout, W. C.
- Creation Date: circa 1893
- Subject Date: circa 1893
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 17 x 24
- Local Code: Portland factories--interiors
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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