Bristol, PA Hosiery Mill Fire, Mar 1896

Big Hosiery Mill Burned.

Bristol, Pa., March 4.---The loss by the burning of the Providence Hosiery mill yesterday is now estimated at $125,000, but this is fully covered by insurance. About 400 hands are thrown out of work by the fire.

Middletown Daily Argus, Middletown, NY 4 Mar 1896

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