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Furniture Manufacturers Ribbon

Furniture Manufacturers Ribbon


The ivory colored ribbon, celebrating the first furniture manufacturers' convention, was presented with the compliments of the Grand Rapids Board of Trade, which would later become the Chamber of Commerce. It names the dates of the convention, January 29 and 30, 1889. The small print in the middle of the ribbon details facts about Grand Rapids such as the population, the railroads, churches, factories, etc. The gold seal at the borrom reads Grand Rapids Board of Trade around the edge.


Full Details

TitleFurniture Manufacturers Ribbon
CollectionColl. 233-1.5, Grand Rapids History & Special Collections

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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