A Berkshire Adventure: In Which the Wilkinson Family Lands in North Adams

Title

A Berkshire Adventure: In Which the Wilkinson Family Lands in North Adams

Subject

Family History

Description

This is a short, five-page narrative where the author, Herb Wilkinson, explains his grandparents' move to North Adams in 1919 and aims to provide a snapshot of North Adams of the period. This narrative includes details about the town, Arnold Printworks, and brief biographies of Wilkinson's grandparents. It mainly tells the story of his grandfather's rise through the ranks of the local textile industry which coincided with the growth of the Wilkinson family. This narrative was written through interviews with family members, specifically Wilkinson's aunt Nancy, and institutional sources which are included in a bibliography at the end of the document.

Creator

Herb Wilkinson

Contributor

Herb Wilkinson

Format

Paper

Language

English

Type

Narrative

Files

Wilkinson_Herb_20190128_ITEM0001.pdf

Citation

Herb Wilkinson, “A Berkshire Adventure: In Which the Wilkinson Family Lands in North Adams,” North Adams Archives, accessed May 17, 2022, http://northadamsarchives.com/items/show/264.

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