|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
This black and white photograph depicts some of the W. M. Bisson Contracting Business employees in front of a building the firm is constructing located in the McIntyre Block in Laconia, in 1914-1915.
In the foreground is dirt covered ground. In the middleground are thirteen men, sitting and standing, employees of the W. M. Bisson Contracting Business. They are wearing shirts, pants, sweaters, overalls, ties, hats, some have on work aprons. The man in the front row, third from the left is Simmie Clement and to his right is W. M. Bisson. In the background is the edge of a building that the W. M. Bisson Contracting Company Building is constructing, located in the McIntyre Block in Laconia, on the corner of Pleasant Street and Water Street. The building is constructed of brick with wooden scaffolding around the outside. There is a large sign on the building above the workmen stating : " This Building when completed to be used for a business & apartment block to be completed about Mar. 1, 1915. W. M. Bisson. Contractor, Laconia, N.H." On the front is written : "Simmie Clement " and "W.M.B." with arrows pointing up to them in the picture. On the back is written : "1914-1915, McIntyre Block. Corner Pleasant & Water Streets. W.M. Bisson - Gen'l Contractor." and : " Simmie Clement now at St. Francis Home alive & well at age of 95. 6/24/__3". Stamped on the back is : "Reginald A. Bisson, Box 277, Laconia, N.H." and "Riginald A. Bisson, Box 277, Laconia, N.H. 03247"
|Place||Pleasant Street, Water Street, Laconia|
|Repository||From the collections of Laconia Public Library|
Bisson General Contractor
W. M. Bisson Contracting