National Geographic : 1920 Nov
After qatferinq in a plentifuarest to tide ffem over tie next long winIertie Tiarims ded icted to ,,e.rrce a day ofpbtc 7a,hlsvin THE birthplace of most modern commercial enterprises, after three hundred years of competition, New England still merits her title, "the workshop of the nation". Maine, for instance, ranks high among the states in the production of fine writing papers; Connecticut, highest in the manufacture of clocks, firearms, silverware, fine tools. Massachusetts pro duces shoes for more than half the people in the country; Ver mont yields 70% of all the monumental and decorative marble. Rhode Island is fifth in the manufacture of cotton goods while New Hampshire is famed for its granite quarries and textiles. Today, no one section combines, as does New England, the natural re sources of water power and raw ma terials with the advantages of a skilled labor market, transportation and terminal facilities, proximity to sea board ports. These are factors mak ing for a greater New England-for future prosperity. Merchants and manufacturers, wishing to capitalize these New Eng- land advantages will find in the Old Colony Trust Company a banking institution equipped to render every financial service. We shall be glad to mail you our booklet "Your Fi nancial Requirements and How We Can Meet Them", outlining our many facilities. Address Department D. Plan to join in the Tercentenary Celebrations of the First Pilgrim Landing to be held in New England during the coming year. OLD COLONY TRUST COMPANY sOSr I O "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"