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Name Gilford Hosiery Mill
Number of Archive records 1
Number of Photo records 19
Details Union Avenue

later Clow Mill

1970 abt. torn down by Urban Renewal and now site of the Stewart Park

Associated Records

Image of L2012.0062.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0062.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet/Laconia Business Directory from 1872 published by Leavitt, Chase & Melcher Publishers. The front and back covers are orange colored. On the front cover is printed : "Laconia Business Directory, 1872. Leavitt, Chase & Melcher, Publishers." Written on the upper left side of the front cover is : " W.N. Chase" On page 1 is printed : "Laconia Business Directory, 1872, Leavitt, Chase & Melcher, Publishers." Also inside is a small piece of paper with typewritten : "Given by William N. Chase". Page 2 is blank. On page 3 is printed : "Banks : -Laconia Savings Bank - A.G. Folsom, President, W. L. Melcher, Treasurer, F.D. Cook, Clerk" -Belknap Savings Bank,

Image of H2009.0024.0001 - Stereograph

H2009.0024.0001 - Stereograph

Stereoview on yellow cardstock. Black and white photographs depict the Winnipesaukee River in downtown Laconia on the Union Avenue side of the river. Mill buildings line both banks of the river and ice/snow is in view. At far left is the Pitman Hosiery Mill and beside it (with the bell tower) is Gilford Hosiery Mill (later Clow Mill). "Flora E.Doran, G.H.TEBBETTS, PHOTOGRAPHER" at the back side of photo graph.

Image of H2009.0026.0001 - Print, Photographic

H2009.0026.0001 - Print, Photographic

Stereoview on yellow cardstock. Black and white photographs depict the Winnipesaukee River in downtown Laconia on the Union Avenue side of the river. Mill buildings line the bank of the river. At left is Gilford Hosiery Mill (later Clow Mill). At right is the First Methodist Church (initially the Universalist Church). The house on Union Ave (seen beside the smoke stack) is the Baldwin House. Avery Hill is depicted as pasture land.

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(88) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(88) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the center middleground. In the foreground on the far left is a large clapboard sided building with windows on each level. There are lower clapboard sided buildings behind it in the middleground. There are utility poles and lines near these buildings. In the center middleground is another building with windows along the side. To the right of this in the center are trees along the river and a sign stating "Warm Air Heating, Sheet Metal Construction, Air Conditioning & Ventilation, Caswell & Son _____". In the middleground on the far

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(29) - Photograph, Cabinet

L1990.0008.A.0001(29) - Photograph, Cabinet

This black and white photograph depicts the Gilford Hosiery Mill located in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the middleground. In the middleground along the river on the far left is a sign advertising Caswell and Sons Heating business. The sign has lettering stating : " Warm Air Heating , Sheet Metal Construction, Air Conditioning, ____, Caswell & Sons". There are rocks and trees surrounding the sign. In the middleground on the right side of the river is another sign stating "Laconia Electric Shop Store ____". In the foreground on the far right is a large brick building/warehouse with a tall smokestack behind it on the left. In

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(60) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(60) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River and mills along it in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is an automobile parked in a grassy area. Behind it is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds across the picture from left to right. In the middleground is the Avery Dam which has a metal railing along the top. To the right of the dam is the J.W. Busiel Mill with dormers across the top and the decorative tower on top. Behind it in the center background is the Esty Mill. In the far background on the far left is the edge of another mill which was originally built as the Gilford Hosiery Mill and later became the Clow Mill and finally the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mi

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(81) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(81) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the middleground. In the river in the foreground on the left is a piece of something, possibly a stick, floating. Behind it on the far left is another longer stick jutting out of the water. In the middleground on the right and into the center are trees and bushes along the riverbank. Behind the trees are buildings visible as well , including the top of the tower of the J.W. Busiel Mill and father back on the far right, the bell tower of a mill which started out as the Gilford Hosiery Mill and later became the Clow Mill and finally th

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(84) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(84) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River and mills along it in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the far right background. There are several small rocks sticking out of the water in the foreground on the left. In the foreground on the far left is the edge of a wooden clapboard sided building. In back of this is a large warehouse with large windows on each level. Behind the warehouse is a tall smokestack. In the background on the right is a mill which was originally built as the Gilford Hosiery Mill, and later became the Clow Mill and in this picture is the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mill. The mill was detroyed in

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(85) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(85) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia in August of 1964, taken from the Main Street Bridge. In the foreground is the edge of a covered parking meter on the far left. The cover states " No Parking". Directly behind the parking meter is concrete of the Main Street Bridge and a metal railing bordering the bridge. Beyond the bridge is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the middleground. On the far left in the middleground are several wooden sided buildings. There is an additional building, house in the center middleground. There are utility poles and lines among the buildings on the far left. Next to the house, building in the center are some trees

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(87) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(87) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River and mills along it in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the background. In the center middleground are several rocks and small bushes and trees sticking out of the water. Also among these rocks and trees is a sign stating " Warm Air Heating, Sheet Metal Construction, Air Conditioning & Ventilation, Caswell & Son _____". In the background on the far left is a low wooden sided building. In the background on the far right is a mill which was originally built as the Gilford Hosiery Mill and later became the Clow Mill and finally the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mill before it wa

Image of L1990.0008.A.0001(90) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0001(90) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River and mills along it in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds across the picture from left to right. There are rocks and low bushes sticking out of the water in the middleground on the left. There is also a sign in the middleground on the far left stating " Warm Air Heating, Sheet Metal Construction, Air Conditioning & Ventilation, Caswell & Son_____". In the center middleground beyond the river is a mill which was originally built as the Gilford Hosiery Mill and later became the Clow Mill and finally the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mill before it was destroyed in the late 1960s durin

Image of L1990.0008.A.0091(2) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0091(2) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts buildings and mills along the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia in the 1920s. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the background. In the foreground on the far right are rocks and bushes and a sign stating "Warm Air Heating, Sheet Metal Construction, Air Conditioning & Ventilation, Caswell & Son"(Note : the picture is backwards so the lettering is in reverse as is the picture itself). On the left is the Gilford Hosiery Mill which has several levels and windows on each level. This mill was originally built for the Gilford Hosiery Company and later became the Clow Mill and finally the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mill before it was

Image of L1990.0008.A.0091-2 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0091-2 - Print, Photographic

This lack and white photograph depicts the Winnipesaukee River in downtown Laconia with the Gilford Hosiery Mill along the riverbank. The mill was built for the Gilford Hosiery Company, which later became the Clow Mill and then Cormier Hosiery before its demolition during Urban Renewal in the late 1960s. The metal sign located in the foreground on the right states "Warm Air Heating, Sheet Metal _________".The photograph was developed backwards.

Image of L1990.0009.P.0071 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.P.0071 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts buildings and mills along the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia in the 1920s, taken from the Main Street Bridge. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the background. In the middleground on the far left is a small house. There are rocks and low plants sticking out of the river on the right of the house. In the middleground on the far right is the Gilford Hosiery Mill. The mill was originally built for the Gilford Hosiery Company and would later become the Clow Mill and finally the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mill before it was demolished in the late 1960s during Urban Renewal. Behind the mill is the old gristmill and a tall smokes

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0029-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0029-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a detailed sketch of the Town of Laconia in 1882. The sketch has Pleasant Street in the foreground on the left leading over to the right middleground. Oak Street starts on the far left and leads into the background. Main Street leads from the far left middleground across to the right middleground. Off of Main Street is Church Street in the middleground leading to the background. In the right foreground is New Salem Street with Water Street in the far right foreground. The Winnipesaukee River is depicted on the far right as well. In the background on the right is Spring Street, Lake Street, Jewett Street, Oak Place, High Street and Avery Street. Seve

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0021-B - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0021-B - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Gilford Hosiery Mill in 1876. In the foreground is a bridge with a railing and two men standing on it on the right. Beyond this is the Winnipesaukee River. In the middleground on the far left is the Gilford Hosiery Mill, which later became the Clow Mill. There is a bell shaped tower on top of the mill. There is a large smokestack on the right and additional buildings, houses in the background. There are trees in the far background. Written below the picture in the album is " Old Gilford Hosiery Mill from Bridge - 1876."

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0030-B - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0030-B - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts Main Street in Laconia in 1888. In the foreground on the far left is Main Street leading into the background on the far right. On the far left in the foreground is the Mitchell and Mallard Blocks with the D.J. Dinsmoore Store in them.There is lettering on the upper story of one building stating "G A R 37".There is a sign above the entrance stating "D.J. Dinsmoor". To the right is a business/store with two signs on the side of the building, one stating "Printing" and the other stating " Laconia One Price Clothing Co." To the right is a small house, building and on its right is the Folsom Opera House. There are additional businesses, buildings, stores

L2007.0031.0001.0034-D - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts mill employees in front of the Walter Baldwin House on Union Avenue in Laconia in the 1880s. In the foregrounbd is Union Avenue. Beyond this are several rows of people, all employees of a mill, possibly the Gilford Hosiery Mill. The group contains both men and women. Behind the people are trees and the Walter Baldwin House. The house has an entrance and part of a fence on the far left and windows across the front with shutters. There is a chimney on the far right side of the roof. Written below the picture in the album is " Mill employees in front of Walter Baldwin house. Union Ave. about 1886".

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0048-B - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0048-B - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Mills in Laconia and the Winnipesaukee River in middle 1890s. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River flowing into the background. In the foreground on the far left is teh Pitman Hosiery Mill. In the middleground on the left is the Gilford Hosiery Mill. In the foreground on the far right is the Busiel Mill. There are additional buildings and a smokestack in the far background near the river.There is snow along the edges of the river indicating it is winter. Written below the picture in the album is " Looking down river toward old Gilford Mill. Middle 1890s."

Image of L2007.0031.0002.0004-A - Album, Photograph

L2007.0031.0002.0004-A - Album, Photograph

This black and white photograph depicts a detailed sketch of the Town of Laconia in 1883. The sketch has Pleasant Street in the foreground on the left leading over to the right middleground. Oak Street starts on the far left and leads into the background. Main Street leads from the far left middleground across to the right middleground. Off of Main Street is Church Street in the middleground leading to the background. In the right foreground is New Salem Street with Water Street in the far right foreground. The Winnipesaukee River is depicted on the far right as well. In the background on the right is Spring Street, Lake Street, Jewett Street, Oak Place, High Street and Avery Street. Seve