Scovill Manufacturing Company
The Scovill Manufacturing Company produced brass objects, such as buttons, screws, and tools, in Waterbury, Connecticut, from 1802 to 1956. The company kept detailed records about its work force.
Records of a 1920 strike that analyze employee participation by gender and marital status, as well as skill level, nationality, age, literacy level, and distribution through the factory, are among the holdings of Historical Collections in Baker Library, Harvard Business School.
Materials digitized for the Immigration to the US collection
- Carton 33, folder 26: Strike 1920—Minutes
- Carton 33, folder 33: III-A Strike, 1920
- Carton 33, folder 34: Strike, 1920
Full Collection Citation
Scovill Manufacturing Co. Collection. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.
There is an unpublished finding aid in the repository. A collection description is availble online in HOLLIS.