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Author Name:    SMITH, Harry D. CLAYTON

Title:   Through Dirty Windows. First Edition.

Publisher:    Lancelot Press, 1976, ISBN:0889990506 

Seller ID:   6410

SMITH, Harry D. Through Dirty Windows. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, 1976. First Edition. Pp (3),4-84. Illustrated with one b&w photo and several drawings. 8vo, grey card covers. Cover adds subtitle: "A humourous account of shop and factory life in the incredible 1930's". Clayton & Sons, a Halifax clothing manufacturer with a retail outlet, located on the present site of Scotia Square, Barrington Street, bounded by Jacob Street, Starr Street, Poplar Grove. "One of the largest manufacturers of clothing in Canadafor much of the late 19th and half of the 20th century was Clayton & Sons on the corner of Barrington and Jacob streets. The large modern textile factory was the home to over a five hundred employees at the height of its success" - from the Old North End website.. Chapters : 1. An interview points the way; 2. Old Ed and the dying establishment; 3. Brother Bill and the factory boss; 4. The exploring spirit; 5. Learning from one's associates; 6. Afew of the women; 7. The tailor's opinion; 8. Amidst the shadows; 9. Rape [not fitting with the sub-title]; 10. Laugh when you can. Very good. 15.00


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