At it's peak, over 1,350 people worked for the Wadsworth Watch Case Company
|An aerial view of the
Wadsworth plant, 1893
An aerial view of the Wadsworth
|A contemporary account of Wadsworth is here.|
from a Facebook post by Barbara Sparks Rawe, of a Tharp Dayton Heritage Museum image.
|A small chart of Wadsworth employment statistics thru the Great Depression is here.|
|There's a site here with a little more history of Wadsworth, plus a collection of links to ads from the company that show various watch case designs.|
In its March, 1950 issue, In Kentucky Magazine ran a feature on
Wadsworth. All of the following images are from that issue:
The story they ran with these pictures is here.
If you can identify anyone in any of the above photos, please drop us an email.