The Case Against Captain Bigelow – the movie

Division 8 AOH, The Irish Foundation, the Friends of the

Lawrence Public Library, and Louise Sandberg present




The World Premiere of the documentary,

The Case against Captain Bigelow

An in-depth view of the times, causes, and consequences of the collapse and ensuing conflagration of the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, January 10, 1860 — the worst industrial accident of the 19th century!

Images, commentary, and insights never seen or heard before


The public is invited to a viewing at


The Irving Sargent Theater in the Lawrence Public Library

51 Lawrence St., Lawrence, Massachusetts



Sunday, May 20th, 2012

2:00 PM


RSVP please contact:

Louise Sandberg  @ 978-620-3606


Handicapped accessible                           

To be followed by remarks by those involved in the production and a collation in the courtyard.

“The Case Against Captain Bigleow’ is completed.  This film is a documentary about the Pemberton Mill Disaster that occurred in Lawrence, Massachusetts January 10, 1860.  PLease join us for the first public showing.

One Response

  1. Who Was Captain Bigelow.?

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