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Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.009.a,b
Description Two identical photographic prints 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. A couple of men are looking on (one appears to be a supervisor) and other men are standing on tables working with the tent material.

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
Dimension Details a) 8.12" x 10.00"
b) 7.75" x 9.75"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2002.001