Glass Society - Free Zoom Talk Professor James Measell: Frederick Carder and the secret plan for the immigration of Stourbridge glassworkers. Tuesday 3 October 7pm BST

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, 3. October 2023 - 19:00

Image (c) Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass

On 3 October 1903, the County Express revealed this local news in a single sentence: ‘This week ten “Society” glassmen have left the neighbourhood for America. Glassworkers from the Stourbridge district attempted to immigrate to America because Frederick Carder promised them jobs in the new Steuben Glass Works at Corning, New York.

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