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Furniture industry and trade
Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library
by Brown, Joe Exum. Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library in High Point is considered to be one of the largest and most comprehensive furniture publications libraries in the world. Founded in 1970, the collection and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Collins, Mordecai
by Batson, Whaley W. Mordecai Collins, cabinetmaker, was born probably in Virginia, of unknown ancestry. His name first appears in Rowan County records on 3 Dec. 1809, in an entry stating that Collins purchased from John [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cox, Joseph John
by Mcpherson, Holt. Joseph John Cox, physician and furniture manufacturer, was born on a farm near Rich Square, Northampton County, of English ancestry. His father was Jonathan E. Cox, a farmer who became superintendent [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Day, Thomas
by Umfleet, LeRae. Thomas Day, a cabinetmaker by trade, is the most celebrated of North Carolina’s antebellum craftsmen. He was born in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, in 1801 to a family of free, landowning African [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Drexel Furniture Company
by Williams, Wiley J. The Drexel Furniture Company was incorporated on 10 Nov. 1903 and began making fine furniture in a small factory near Morganton in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. In time, the company [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Finch, Thomas Jefferson
by Sink, M. Jewell. Thomas Jefferson Finch, pioneer furniture manufacturer, banker, and farmer, was descended from English settlers who came first to Virginia and then to Person County, N.C. Succeeding generations moved [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furniture industry - Part 1: Overview
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips.   Furniture Industry by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006 Additional research by Michael H. Lewis Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furniture industry - Part 2: Colonial era to the Civil War
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips. Furniture Industry by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006 Additional research by Michael H. Lewis Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part iv: Modern [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furniture industry - Part 3: Furniture production in the industrial age
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips. Furniture Industry by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006 Additional research provided by Michael H. Lewis Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furniture industry - Part 4: Modern furniture industry
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips. Furniture industry by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006 Additional research provided by Michael H. Lewis Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furniture industry - Part 5: Companies as of 2004
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips. Furniture Industry by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006 Additional research provided by Michael H. Lewis Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furniture industry - Part 6: References
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips. Furniture Industry by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006 Additional research by Michael H. Lewis Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part iv: Modern [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Heilig-Meyers
by Williams, Wiley J. Brothers-in-law William A. Heilig and J. Max Meyers, both Lithuanian immigrants, opened the first Heilig-Meyers retail home furnishing store in Goldsboro in 1913. This partnership ended in 1946 with [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Huffman, Robert Obediah
by Stroupe, Henry S. Robert Obediah Huffman, industrialist and businessman, was born in Morganton, the son of Samuel and Martha Ann Hildebrand Huffman. His father, a Morganton businessman, was one of five founders and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Indian Cabinetmakers in Piedmont North Carolina
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips, Hazel, Forest. Many students of history know about the career of Thomas Day, a free African American who, by 1850, had built North Carolina’s largest cabinetmaking shop in Milton, Caswell County. Day designed and [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
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