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Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.004
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. Four workers are visible doing various tasks of assembly. In the foreground is a stack of what appears to be chair legs. There are numerous stacks of other wooden pieces to be used in the manufacture of furniture. Building is brick with wooden floor. During World War II.

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 9.37"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2002.001