Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Lynn

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LYNN, a city in Essex co., Mass., on Massachusetts Bay, and the Boston and Maine and the Boston Revere Beach and Lynn railroads; 5 miles S. W. of Salem, and 11 miles N. E. of Boston. The city contains the villages of East Lynn, Glenmere, Highlands, Linwood, Lynnmere, West Lynn, and Wyoma. The chief industries are the manufacture of shoes in which it is the first city in the world, morocco leather, and electrical appliances, machinery, and foundry products, and patent medicines. There are two public libraries, National and savings banks, waterworks owned by the city, daily, weekly, and monthly periodicals. Lynn was organized as a city in 1850. Pop. (1910) 89,336; (1920) 99,148.