Part of the Works of the Central Furniture Company.

2007.1.12 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Part of the Works of the Central Furniture Company.

Description

A reproduction photograph depicting the Central Furniture Company, established 1872 and organized by L. D. Upson and E. L. Herrick along with forty-six other Swedish workers and shareholders who each contributed $500.00. The factory was located on Mill St. at the corner of Race St. in Rockford's Water Power District. A man can be seen standing in a small boat on the Rock River in front of one of the furniture company's buildings. Central Furniture closed in the mid to late 1930s. For an additional view, see photo 2007.1.13.

Date

circa late 19th century

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2007.1.12

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

7.5" x 9.5"

Citation

“Part of the Works of the Central Furniture Company.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed September 16, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2251.

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