Commercial & Illustrated Mail
Commercial Corner Card - J. T. Slocomb Co.
October 18, 1907
With Elmwood Station (Providence)
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The reverse of the card has
a micrometer of their manufacture
and a Portland, Connecticut Rcvd Cancel
The cover above was mailed on
October 18, 1908 from Providence to Mr. W. E. Putten in Portland
Connecticut. The Drill Bit shown top left of the cover's face is a
combination semi-high speed center
drill and is also featured on the
Reverse of a 1915 J.T. Slocomb
corner card to the Maxwell Motor Co.
The reverse of this cover features a
manufactured by J. T. Slocomb, (measures
length in 1/millionth of a meter).
"Wholesale Specialty Metals"
is listed in the Providence directory as currently in operation.
July 7, 1994
was issued against J. T. Slocomb Co. by the National Labor Board
for a violation of their employees rights. It seems that they
threatened their workers with layoff and discharge and then fired 11
employees for participating in a
Union Organizing Campaign