Mertz Laundry, etc.

Title

Mertz Laundry, etc.

Description

Black and white image of a group of workers in a laundry. Five men, a young boy, and three women in skirts and long sleeved shirts stand in a large room with a variety of laundry equipment. Baskets of clothing sit along the left of the image next to a counter and shelves of folded material. Clean shirts hang on a rack behind the group of people, and other clothes hang at the back of the room. A row of ironing boards and irons fills up the right side of the image, and a pile of wood can be seen outside of an open window.
[front] [imprint] Sackrider, Forest Grove, Ore. [back] [pen] C.W. Mertz, Laundry, ice plant, creamery, coal & wood yard. Forest Grove, Or. Also soda bottling & Distributing. Approximately 1910.

Date Created

1910

Medium

gelatin silver prints

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_015168

Rights

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