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Please browse the gallery below for all the images, videos and audio clips featured in the exhibition. Click on an item to see an enlarged image with description or to play the video/audio clip.
This picture shows the Charron Factory shortly after its construction in 1924. A dirt road leads to the main entrance. No other structure can be seen nearby. It is a brick building with four storeys that appears to be located in the middle of a field.
This picture shows the Lafayette factory lit up by projectors on the 350th anniversary of the city of Contrecœur. We see a futuristic dome in front of the old factory and hundreds of people assembled.
The picture was taken inside the Sidbec factory during its inauguration. On a stage set up for that purpose, we see several dignitaries, including Prime Minister Robert Bourassa at the mike. On the floor, hundreds of people have gathered to participate in the event.
The image is that of an article written by the journalist Patrick Turgeon, released in Les 2 Rives newspaper in January 2004. The full title is: La mondialisation du marché fait une autre victime: L’usine Genfoot cessera ses activités le 27 février. (Another Victim Falls to Market Globalization: Genfoot Factory will cease operating on February 27) Two pictures accompany the article. One was taken inside the factory and shows labourers at work. The other was taken outside the factory for the company’s 100th anniversary celebration. The employees are gathered in front of the plant.
In this picture, we see all Kamik manufacturing employees gathered in front of the factory to celebrate the business’s 100th anniversary. They number over a hundred, mainly women, and they all wear a white shirt. In the front, on the right-hand side, we see members of the management team.
The picture was taken inside the factory as Joe Bichai introduces the new module layout to a few people. We see several women standing, working at their workstations.
Pilot module in actionThe picture shows the pilot module Joe Bichai implemented. The module is U-shaped and includes several machines. Four employees work in standing position, scattered along the hollow part of the “U”.
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