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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Ford Company, Records of the

Identifier: 183
Scope and Contents The collection consists of ledgers, invoices, receipts, and correspondence related to the Charles Ford Co., brick manufacturing company, which was also referred to as “Ford and Bro.”. The company manufactured bricks for buildings as well as paving, and had accounts with companies in Washington, DC, Arlington, Virginia, and as far north as Trenton, New Jersey. The company also provided bricks for U.S. and District government construction projects. The collection includes personal...
Dates: 1879 - 1882; 1896 - 1898

United Brick Company Photograph Collection

Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 85 4x6 inch and 3.5x5 inch color images of the abandoned United Brick Company buildings and kilns. The kilns are located on New York Avenue NE and are currently owned by the United States National Arboretum. All the images were taken around 1993 and show the vast vegetation overgrowth and dilapidation of the site.

Dates: 1993