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Furniture Manufacturers Banquet

Furniture Manufacturers Banquet


The photograph was titled, "Banquet of Federated Furniture Associations." The inscription within the photograph reads, "Get Together Banquet, Furniture Manufacturers, Congress Hotel Wed., May 13, 1914." The head table runs almost the full length of the ballroom and the other members are seated at round tables. The large ballroom is filled to capacity with men, but no women appear in the picture. Notice the distortion in the lower corners due to camera angle.


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TitleFurniture Manufacturers Banquet
FormatPhotograph reproduction

Title from document. The Congress Hotel was a famous and elegant Chicago Hotel at the time of the photograph. 

Location In PhotoChicago, IL
CollectionColl. 230, Box 5, Grand Rapids Public Museum

This image was reproduced with permission from the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Photographs may not be reused without permission and must credit the "Collections of the Grand Rapids Public Museum." For rights and reproduction information contact: Grand Rapids Public Museum, Collections Department, 272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504: Phone 616-929-1809.

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Museum
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids City Archives

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