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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Powers & Ball

1849 - 1855

Manufacturer of bureaus, bedsteads, tables, stands, Windsor chairs, high chairs, sofas, ottomans, rockers, cribs, cradles, and looking glasses in black walnut, cherry, oak, and ash. According to Frank Ranson's The City Built on Wood, much of their production went to the American Car Co. in Chicago. Powers & Ball also manufactured parts for McCormick Reapers assembled in Chicago.

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TitlePowers & Ball
AddressGrand Rapids, MI
Year Opened1849
Year Closed1855
Also Known AsBall, Noyes & Colby, Powers, William T.

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