Men at work
Black and white photograph with ball point pen noting Buffing Room at the Boston Mat Leather Company, Peabody, Massachusetts, 1918. Also in pen, notation saying Louis Altshuler, Boss Buffer and a good one. Five men standing in a narrow room before a long work table with wheels. Over their heads run http://www.noblenet.org/images/pea/Mat_Leather/PIPes. Altshuler is the man closest to the camera. Louis Altshuler was listed as a leather worker. He and his wife Mollie had a house at 6 Highland Park.
“Buffing Room,” Digital Commonwealth , accessed May 22, 2013, http://digitalcommonwealth.org/items/show/6189.