North Brookfield Collection
Items in the North Brookfield Collection Collection
Two young teenage boys wearing boxing gloves and trunks, boxing in an open field with a barefoot adult wearing overalls apparently timing in the background
Woman sewing, possibly at the firm of T. H. White, the so-called "overall factory", corner of Summer and Union Streets, North Brookfield
North Main Street looking south. Batcheller House hotel is at right. The Duncan block (1896) is the brick building. Building with mansard roof is the Walker block with the Town hall to its left. Trolley tracks are visible at lower left.
The Batcheller House Hotel, North Main Street. Originally the private residence of Edmund Smith, a boot and shoe manufacturer. E. and A. H. Batcheller purchased the property in 1869 and converted it for use as a hotel. Destroyed by fire in 1929.
One of many houses built post-Civil War during the expansion of the shoe and other industries. This was the home of Sumner Holmes, born 1833, a long-time superintendent of the so-called "Big Shop", E. and A. H. Batcheller Co., shoe manufacturers. …
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