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Furniture industry and trade
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.)
International Home Furnishings Market
by Conner, Elizabeth H. The International Home Furnishings Market in High Point and Thomasville is the largest furniture market in the world, drawing more people than the next four largest furniture markets combined [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Philpott, Harvey Cloyd
by Wright, David Calep, III. Harvey Cloyd Philpott, manufacturer, legislator, and lieutenant governor, was born in Bassett, Va., the son of Benjamin Cabell, Sr., and Daisy Hundley Philpott. The family moved to Lexington, N.C., [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Roadside Attractions
by Foss, Mandy. Roadside Attractions "You Can’t Miss It: Roadside Fun" by Mandy Foss Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2008. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Task System
by Williams, Wiley J. The task system, in which workers were paid not by the hours they worked but by the number and quality of specific tasks they performed, was common in the industrial economy of late [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tate, Frederick Nelson
by Williams, Max R. Frederick Nelson Tate, High Point civic leader and pioneer furniture manufacturer, was born at Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, the son of Mary Ann and Edward Tate. About 1871 the elder Tate settled his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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