Glass Works, Wallaceburg, Ontario

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Glass Works, Wallaceburg, Ontario
Date: 1908
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 1
Notes: Postmarked 1908; addressed to Mrs. Robert Johnston; the glass factory was built in 1894; by the early 20th century it was a very successful company, and there were 1400 employees by the late 1960s; over its history there were a number of mergers and name changes: Sydenham Glass Company (1894-1913), Dominion Glass Company (1913-1976), Dom Glass (1976-1978), Libby-St. Clair (1978-93), Libby (1993-1999); the plant closed in 1999 and was demolished in 2000
Subject(s): Sydenham River
Commercial Buildings
Sydenham Glass Company (Wallaceburg)
Dominion Glass Company (Wallaceburg)
Libby Canada Glass Company (Wallaceburg)
Place(s): Wallaceburg (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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