Hopedale: Commune to Company Town
Norene Roberts. In addition to being a summary of the book, it's an
excellent summary of Hopedale history.
nowhere near 1,000 acres, or 1/3 of the total area of the town. This
mistake has been repeated elsewhere.
Error - page 5, 1913. That should read Industrial Workers of the World, not
International Workers of the World.
there is no mention of the takeover of Draper in 1967 by Rockwell Corp.
(Later, North American Rockwell.) This isn't an oversight by Norene
Roberts. The closest the book comes to mentioning this is the sentence,
"In the 1960s the company divested itself of most of its town properties
and was acquired by an outside owner, virtually severing its special links
to the town."