Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2002.001.012
Description Photographic print of the interior of the Wade Brown Furniture Company, which was a local furniture manufacturer. There are seven individuals visible in the photo working on making tents for the U.S. Army during World War II. Most of the people, including one child, are working with sections of rope. There are piles of the canvas tent material around.

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