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Men leaving factory, 1908
 
   
Men leaving factory, 1908
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Brief Description: Postcard of Huntley & Palmers male workers leaving the Biscuit factory
Subject Date: 1908
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: All employees had to be out of the factory during break times or else face a 6d fine. Most employees went home for their breakfast and dinner breaks as most people lived nearby in areas like Newtown. There was a Breakfast Room for those that lived too far away. Men and women left the factory separately for meals and at the end of shifts.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, King's Road, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 20.2cm, Width: 25.2cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, working life, building, people
Content Type: postcard
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.86
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_86~1_227-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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