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Title: Aerial View of Western Electric plant in Kearny, NJ, 1928

Accession Number: 1984.187.31709
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Kearny
Date: 1928-05-21
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 21, 1928. Image of aerial view of Western Electric plant in Kearny, NJ. Visible in image: view of plant: "WESTERN ELECTRIC" complex abutting river, more oil tanks and factories on opposite shore, railroad two spurs run along two sides of plnat with cars on tracks, caption reads: "Airmap Corporation of America, N.Y.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative number: "31709 5/21/28 / 1801-19 / WECo-110 Central Ave-Kearny, NJ / Mr. GM Bonnell / Copy of photo of aeroplane view of / Kearny Works at our studio".

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