pub-769827371306972 pub-769827371306972
top of page

It was Bluffton's second largest employer

Employee photo of Boss Glove factory, Bluffton, Ohio, 1926

Today it is Et Cetera Shop. In 1926 it was the Boss Glove factory at 327 N. Main St., Bluffton.

When this employee photo was taken the factory was Bluffton’s second largest employer. Triplett Corp., was the largest employer.

Here are its 1926 employees, front from left: Anna Schnegg Watkins, Lucille Stager Kallenberger, Martha Schnegg Parish, Jessie Leichty, Glenna Amstutz Filhart, Leota Wilkins Badertscher, Stella Burkholder Huber, Mildred Berry Yoder, Geneva Kern Fish, May Flick, Oda Amstutz Kempf, Laoma Oberly Wilson, Clara Geiger and Mina Bosserman.

Second row from left, Ollie Fisher, Mildred Flick Shulaw, Ruth Clark Strahm, Label Keifer Luginbuhl, Azelda Keifer Hauenstein, Jeanne Fisher Swank, Esther Fett Kirtland, Monita Kern Burkhart, Mildred Marshall, Blanche Criblez Wilkins, Lela Oberly Basinger, Bertha Thompson Weaver and Sylvia Amstutz.

Third row from left, unidentified, Lela Doge, unidentified, Alice Watkins Wentz, Eva Wiess Martin, Pearl Basinger, Olga Amstutz, unidentified, Cecilia Welty, Dollie Burkhart, Ella Geiger, Fanny Habegger Clinger, Susan Diller, Mary Emans and Ralph Clark.

Top row from left, Myrtle Watkins Mann, unidentified, Hulda Welty Amstutz, Gladys Burkholder, Evelyn Geiger Hetrick, Oral Fett Rice, Charles Lloyd (manager), Pauline Hinkle, Bessie Emans Goodman, unidentified, Treva Deifendeifer Foltz, Mae George Swick, unidentified, Wilma Burkholder Slotterback, Corda Rupright, Olen Oberly and Ephram Althaus.


Related Posts

See All

2024 Swiss Day to be celebrated on June 30

Need a refresher on Bluffton's Swiss connection in preparation for Swiss Day 2024? The Swiss Community Historical Society meeting and potluck meal will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30 at First


bottom of page