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Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.011
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. There is a row of women sitting at tables, sewing tents for the U.S. Army during World War II. To the left of the women the floor is taken up with the rest of the tent and piles of other tent material. One woman is looking on. Two men are doing something with the material in background.

The Wade Brown Furniture Company likely started in 1927 or 1928. The company was a furniture manufacturer, but also produced tents and other items for the U.S. Army during World War II. The company had three addresses through the years: 7 E.16th Street, 212 W. Main, and 1201 Central Avenue.
Date 1944 circa
Photographer Matt L. Brown & Co.
Print size 7.50" x 9.25"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2002.001