Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.002
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. There are a number of couches and chairs turned upside down. In the background are a number of workers assembling furniture. Building is brick with wooden support pillars. A couple of fans are hanging down from the ceiling. World War II era.

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
Print size 7.75" x 9.75"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2002.001