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Thomas Childs Shoe Store Postcard Advertisement featuring a gentleman in tuxedo and top hat.

Riverside Paper Mill

In this image, Mary Allen Barnes is standing in front of what looks like a mechanical loom.

This image is of the Whiting Paper Co. Mill 1, taken from the train tracks. The Connecticut River is on the right hand side.

Map of Holyoke in 1923

Image of Holyoke’s wooden dam, the first successful structure to harness the Connecticut River for its power-generating potential. Built in 1849, it was replaced by the current stone dam in 1900. In the foreground the water of the Connecticut River…

I this image there are dozens of laborers working on what looks like the Old Dam in Holyoke over the Connecticut River. Some men hold tools that they used, some just stand and pose for the camera.