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Grand Rapids Furniture Designers

Grand Rapids Furniture Designers

Thomas J. Noble - 1916

The photograph depicts some of the furniture designers working in Grand Rapids in 1916.

First Row: Francis Fry, C.A. Lauzon Co.; V.L. Mershon, Davies-Putnam Co.; Tom Handley, Johnson Furniture Co.; Lachlan MacLachlan, Berkey & Gay.

Second Row: William Balbach, Phoenix Furniture Co.; James Tillitson, Jr., Michigan Chair Co.; Arthur Kirkpatrick, Houseman Bldg.; R.R. Tunnicliffe, Grand Rapids Tea Tray Co.; E. Berkey Jones, W.A. Berkey Co,; Charles O. Nash, Retting Furniture Co.; John D. Raab, John D. Raab Co.; W. L. Kimerly, Grand Rapids Furniture Co.

Third Row: Stanley H. Stirrup, Luce Furniture Co.; Rene Guenaux, Sligh Furniture Co.; Otto Jiranek, Ashton Bldg.; William J. Bergman, Grand Rapids Chair Co.; Frank Stone; H.N. Hall.

Top Row: Ralph Widdicomb, John Widdicomb Furniture Co.; L.W. Hall; C.T. Graham; George J. Pike, John D. Raab Co.; Hans Berg, C.S. Paine Co.


Full Details

TitleGrand Rapids Furniture Designers
CreatorThomas J. Noble
FormatNewspaper photograph
Location In PhotoGrand Rapids MI
CollectionColl. 255-3-2, History & Special Collections Dept.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch

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