Chichester Boys, The

DESCRIPTION: The story of the factory and town of Chichester. When founded by Eli Chichester, the workers were treated fairly and liked the conditions. Hard times forced the factory into bankruptcy and a takeover, and the singer left. Now he wishes he had stayed
AUTHOR: Bill Moon
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: work factory hardtimes
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1893 - Bankruptcy of the Chichester factory. The workers tried but failed to rescue the company, which was taken over by W. O. von Schwarzwalder (called Swashwaller in the Catskills text)
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
FSCatskills 170, "The Chichester Boys" (1 text)
ST FSC170 (Partial)
File: FSC170

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