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Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.001
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. Five women are sitting and working at sewing machines. Piles of fabric are beside the workers. Building is brick with wooden floors. There is a Coca-Cola sign and thermometer hanging in the room. Photo made during World War II according to writing on the back of print.

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