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Victory Factory Building - Endicott-Johnson Shoe Company

This is a current view of the Victory Factory at the long-gone Endicott-Johnson Shoe Company, Johnson City, New York.


My grandfather worked here at this factory, as did thousands of immigrants and laborers, for many years. The history is a fascinating one of the way in which E-J treated it's employees, and is well worth a read at various places. At the very least, the wikipedia article can give a good overview. E-J's influence on what would later become International Business Machines (IBM) is also very interesting!


There are is a collection of wonderful historic photos from the area here.


The company was responsible for nearly all of the shoe and footwear for the United States Army during World War I and World War II.


Olympus E-P1 17mm ZD f/16 1/500s ISO-200 multiple exposures


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Taken on November 23, 2009