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The Lee Brothers Company manufactured shoes in Athol, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1861 by Merritt Lafayette Lee and was originally named M. L. Lee & Co. Athol had many industries at the end of the 19th century because it is situated on the Millers River, which provided the needed water power.

 

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Lee Brothers Shoe Factory Postcard

date   c. 1919
location   Athol, Massachusetts
width   5.5"
height   3.5"
process/materials   paper, ink
accession #   #M.28


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Athol images from "Picturesque Worcester, Part II- North"

"Boots, Shoes & Rubbers for Everybody at Sovereign's Cash Shoe Store"

Factories of the L. S. Starrett Co.

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