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SOLE SURVIVOR
Only original shoe and boot maker left in region, Alden thrives
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Manufacturers; Factories; Corporate headquarters; American history; Specialty products; Shoes & boots; Handicrafts
Author: Sweeney, Emily
Date: Jan 24, 2008
Start Page: 1
Section: South
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Inside, the factory spans 70,000 square feet, and the whirring sound of sewing machines and the heady aroma of leather fill the air. Steel shanks support the arches; a layer of natural cork lies beneath the leather insoles; and brass tacks secure the heels.

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