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The brass industry in Connecticut

The brass industry in Connecticut

a study of the origin and the development of the brass industry in the Naugatuck valley.

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Published by W.G. Lathrop in Shelton, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brass industry and trade -- Connecticut.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10828.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17573367M

    The American Brass Company was founded in with the consolidation of five existing brass mills in the Waterbury, Connecticut area. Intended as a holding company, American Brass absorbed the following companies: Plume & Atwood Manufacturing, Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing, Waterbury Brass, Scoville Manufacturing, Holmes, Booth and Haydens. Eli Terry. Born: Ap Place: East Windsor, Connecticut Died: Febru Place: Plymouth, Connecticut Eli Terry was born on Ap in East Windsor, a young boy of 14, he was accepted as an apprentice clockmaker under the guidance of Daniel Burnap. He learned the trade well, and when he he went into business for himself.

    Schiffer Publishing Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry - In this ode to Connecticut’s Naugatuck River Valley, vibrant photos and moving poetry relate the region’s legendary industrial history and ponder its legacy. The story begins in , when two metalworking families joined forces to manufacture brass. Business soared during the War of with the demand for . Video production, software design, and television production are small but quickly growing industries in Connecticut. Employment in the industry is expected to re residents by , according to the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc.

    The American Brass Company was an American brass manufacturing company based in Connecticut and active from to The company's predecessors were the Wolcottville Brass Company and the Ansonia Brass and Battery Company. It was the first large brass manufacturing firm in the United States, and for much of its existence was the largest brass Headquarters: Wolcottville, Connecticut . BEGINNINGS OF THE BRASS INDUSTRY. is a novelty; and its influence is seen to be remarkably happy in the industry, sobriety, cheerfulness, personal independence, and universal prosperity of the people at large. Great wealth, that is, what Europeans consider as great wealth, is not often found in these countries. Connecticut, Volume.


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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages5/5(1). Brass is a simple, yet very well executed novel, mostly focusing on the mother-daughter relationships, the American dream for Albanian immigrants and life in a small, dying small town in Connecticut.

The novel is told via alternate timelines and points of view, one for Luljeta, almost eighteen years old and the other one for her mother, Elsie /5. Title: The brass industry in Connecticut; [Hardcover], Author: Lathrop, William Gilbert, The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and Author: Lathrop, William Gilbert. Brass Beginnings. Story By Raechel Guest Waterbury has been referred to as "The Brass City" and "The Brass Capitol of The World". This article is the first in a four part series written by Raechel Guest exploring the history and legacy of the brass industry in Waterbury, Connecticut.

The brass industry in Connecticut; a study of the origin and the development of the brass industry in the Naugatuck valley. [William Gilbert Lathrop] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William Gilbert Lathrop. Find more information about: ISBN:   The valley, with Waterbury the hub, was the center of the American brass industry and a capital, too, of general manufacturing for daring entrepreneurs and skilled workmen who combined to turn out.

The brass industry in Connecticut; by Lathrop, William Gilbert, Publication date Topics Brass industry and trade -- Connecticut Publisher Shelton, Conn.: W. Lathrop Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language : : The brass industry in the United States: a study of the origin and the development of the brass industry in the Naugatuck Valley and its subsequent extension over the nation: Former Library book.

Great condition for a used book. Minimal Edition: Rev. The brass industry in the United States;: A study of the origin and the development of the brass industry in the Naugatuck Valley and its subsequent extension over the Nation (Technology and society) by Lathrop, William Gilbert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Bythe American brass industry forged ahead of the British and by the Naugatuck Valley was producing 85% of the rolled brass in the United States.

(1) The Naugatuck Valley's leading position in the brass industry was maintained until World War II, when government sponsored war-based expansion was delibertly accomplished across. A gritty industrial city of approximatelysituated at the Naugatuck and Mad Rivers in central Connecticut, Waterbury had been the center of the American brass industry since the early.

The brass industry in Waterbury began in the midth century and provided an alternative for people struggling to make a living off the rocky, exhausted soil.

InSouthington brothers Abel and Levi Porter moved to Waterbury and joined pewter button makers Henry, Silas, and Samuel Grilley to form Abel Porter and Company, the first rolling brass mill.

Waterbury (nicknamed "The Brass City") is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York ury is the second-largest city in New Haven County, of the census, Waterbury had a population ofmaking it the 10th largest city in the New York Country: United States.

The Brass Industry in the United States: A Study of the Origin and the Development of the Brass Industry in the Naugatuck Valley and Its Subsequent Extension Over the Nation (William G.

Lathrop) Genre: Business, Science, Mathematics and Engineering: Type of Illustration: Halftone: Printer: The Wilson H. Lee Company: Binding: Embossed brass over. Brass by Helen Walsh pp, Canongate, £ There's a lot of noise being kicked up about Brass.

Walsh's heavily publicised past. In February, the selection was “Brass,” a debut novel by Xhenet Aliu. The story put me in two unfamiliar places: a rundown Connecticut town where.

Industry: Mfg Brass Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings. Doing business as: Connecticut Brass Corp Connecticut Brass Corporation. Registration: Phone: ()() (Fax) Addresses: 9 Lincoln Park Road, Preston, CT (Physical) PO Box 8, Norwich, CT (Mailing) State ID: Business type: Stock.

Barber, John Warner: Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, etc., relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Haven: Durrie & Peck and J.

Barber, (). Second Edition. Very good+ in a recent dark blue cloth binding. A native of Waterbury, Connecticut, whose brass industry attracted large waves of Eastern European immigrants before the demise of the factories in the s and 80s, she was born to an Her debut novel, Brass, will be published by Random House in January /5.

The success of the clock- and watch-making industries in Connecticut came about in an era when the state was just beginning to realize its industrial potential. The availability of raw materials, navigable waterways, and the state's proximity to major metropolitan areas in the Northeast all fostered the growth of several industries in Connecticut, including clock and .The Bridgeport Brass Company was incorporated in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on November 2, by Brooklyn manufacturers Daniel W.

Kissam, John Davol, and Samuel R. Wilmot. John Davol served as the company's first president, with Samuel Wilmot as treasurer and Daniel Kissam as secretary, a position which he held for 28 years! 1 The company was originally .