Sweetser & Son Employees in Potsdam

The ladies’ lingerie business Sweetser (sic) & Son  opened in 1901 by Thomas M. Greig and developed into the Greig Muslin Underwear Co. The factory was located at 5-7 Maple Street, in the Manley Block on Fall Island. Some years later, G. E. and J. Sweetzer opened their men’s shirt manufacturing business at the same location. The company was financed by 20 Potsdam businessmen,  and was managed by Julian P. Heath and Frank L. Perkins (standing, third and fourth from left). The business closed near the end of 1928. May 4, 1925. Potsdam, NY.

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