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Furniture making

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aetna Cabinet Company minutes book

 Collection — Volume V409
Identifier: V409
Scope and Contents This volume contains the minutes of the semi-annual meetings of the Aetna Cabinet Company board of directors and stockholders in Indianapolis, Indiana, beginning on May 2, 1895 and ending on July 29, 1941.
Dates: 1895-1941

Indiana Handle Company collection

 Collection — Folder S3499
Identifier: S3499
Content Description This collection includes papers and photographs from the Indiana Handle Company in Paoli, Indiana, from 1980s to 2004 regarding the activities of the company, advertisements for different products, and the organizaiton's connection to Don Mattingly, Major League Baseball player and coach.
Dates: 1980s-2004

Indiana State Museum Wooton Desks exhibit collection

Identifier: L408
Scope and Contents Items in this collection consist largely of photocopies of original articles, catalogs, and photographs used in the research and creation of the exhibit, Wooton Patent Desks: A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place at the Indiana State Museum in 1983. Included are articles, advertisements, catalogs, and other historical information regarding the Wooton Desk Company and other contemporary furniture makers in Indiana. There is background information on...
Dates: 1850-1983

The Sampler furniture store advertisements

 Collection — Folder S2421
Identifier: S2421
Scope and Contents This collection includes two picture postcard advertisements for The Sampler furniture showroom in Homer, Indiana. Dating from the 1950s to 1960s, each postcard has information about the store and a map showing its location on the address side, and pictures from the store's dining room displays on the reverse side.
Dates: circa 1950-1960

William H. H. Johnson diary

 Collection — Folder S2188
Identifier: S2188
Scope and Contents This collection is one small, lined notebook with 48 pages. Mr. Johnson gives measurements for furniture as well as ingredients for stains and varnishes. On pages 38 and 39, he made drawings of what appear to be bunk beds and window seats under decorative window frames. On pages 20 and 21, he wrote a poem entitled "Lilly Dale." Pages 31 to 33 list 19 "General Explanations" for the work done. On page 35 is his poem "Departed Friends," followed on page 36 by his poem "Marian." Two short poems are...
Dates: 1856-1859