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Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.007
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. There are a number of workers visible, and all of them are female. To the left of photo are piles of fabric. To the right of photo, the women are working on unfinished chairs. A couple of the workers are holding small hammers. The chairs are all wood and haven't had the stuffing and fabric added. 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 7.37" x 9.25"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2002.001