[West Brookfield historical papers : bell casting] / [compiled by Archie B. Jay]


1 folder (8 items) : illustrations ; 30 cm.
George Holbrook was an apprentice to Paul Revere, who moved to Brookfield in the early 1800s after severing his apprenticeship, and began casting his own bells by 1805.
"Brookfield's claim to fame as center of bell casting", The Springfield Sunday Union and Republican, Springfield, Mass., May 18, 1930 -- "Silent forty years, bell rings today", from Brookfield Union, 12/31/1915 -- Program: Westbank salutes West Springfield on its bicentennial 1774-1974(WESTBANK commissioned a world famous bell maker to cast and forge [their] very own Liberty Bell)-- "George Holbrook, the famous bell maker of Brookfield", a story told by Sumner Haynes Reed of Brookfield some years ago -- Town of Warren when Brookfield was the center of the American iron industry, Western ..., by Sumner H. Reed -- newspaper clipping: An historical site for Springfield, from the Springfield Daily News, Friday, October 18, 1974, Editorials -- photocopy of listing of bell makers.
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Newspaper clippings; photocopies.

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