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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Charles Arms (1831-1888) was president of the Arms Manufacturing Company. The company made leather goods, especially pocket-books. The company began in 1845 in Deerfield, Massachusetts, when Charles' father, Dennis, and his brothers began making them by hand from hides he himself tanned. The primary market for his goods was New York City. The transportation network was developed enough that even distant villages like Deerfield could sell its goods there. The Arms company continued well into the 20th century.


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Charles B. Arms

photographer   Unidentified
date   1880-1890
location   South Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   9.0"
width   7.0"
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.12.0029

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