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Ayer, Huston and Co., Portland, ca. 1893

Ayer, Huston and Co., Portland, ca. 1893

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Young women working in the factory at the Ayer, Huston 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."

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