Limestone Industry--Printed ephemera; Matthews Brothers Stone Company--Centennial
typed note; "Sincere congratulations and every good wish for the future; A hundred years is quite a while; for Matthews' stone to be in style; the second hundred should be just the same; Thus perpetuating the Matthews' name"
Planing-machines; Lintels; Church buildings; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Planers such as the side planer in this image being used to fashion a church lintel carved in 1974 for the First Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, were indispensable for producing polished, uniformly textured pieces.
Employees; Derricks; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
In this image, worker Joe Berry operates a Bull Wheel, a platform atop which derricks rested that could be rotated 360 degrees, allowing for derricks to transport stone in different parts of the quarry. "Return to Fred Barrett" written on back.