icon for Home page
icon for Kid's Home page
icon for Digital Collection
icon for Activities
icon for Turns Exhibit
icon for In the Classroom
icon for Chronologies
icon for My Collection

Online Collection
Select a page:

Title page
(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
Contact us for information about using this image.

label levels:

There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The statistics presented here show a Massachusetts at the end of a successful Civil War. Unlike the Confederate States, who emerged from the war with economies in ruins, the northern states' industry grew dramatically during the war years as manufacturers struggled to supply the newly enormous Union army with goods and supplies. For example, in the town of Orange, which is located far from the major centers of industry, non-farm employment rose from 90 in 1855 to nearly 300 in 1865. The largest numbers of those new employees worked at new plants for making straw hats, furniture, pails or tubs, or in textile-related industries.


top of page

"Statistical Information Relating to Certain Branches of Industry in Massachusetts, For the Year Ending May 1, 1865"

printer   Wright and Potter
author   Oliver Warner (1818-1885)
date   1866
location   Boston, Massachusetts
width   5.5"
height   9.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Non-fiction
accession #   #L02.057

Look Closer icon My Collection icon Transcription icon Detailed info icon

ecard icon Send an e-Postcard of this object

See Also...

"Statistical Information Relating to Certain Branches of Industry in Massachusetts For the Year Ending June 1, 1855"

"Souvenir of Orange, Mass"

"History of Massachusetts Industries Their Inception, Growth and Success" Vol. I

button for Side by Side Viewingbutton for Glossarybutton for Printing Helpbutton for How to Read Old Documents


Home | Online Collection | Things To Do | Turns Exhibit | Classroom | Chronologies | My Collection
About This Site | Site Index | Site Search | Feedback