Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.003
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. There is fabric hanging from the ceiling and rolls of fabric on the floor and in racks. To the right of photo is an extremely long table where fabric can be spread out. One woman is working with fabric that is stretched out. In the left background, there are a number of couches and chairs turned upside down. 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
Print size 7.75" x 9.75"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2002.001