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Furniture Industry Archives ➔ Souvenir Program, "Romance of Furniture" at the Grand Rapids Centennial Furniture Festival

Identifier:
2018.1.19
Description:
24 pages; illustrations.
Alternative title: The Romance of Furniture, An Historical Spectacle Setting Forth the Origin, Growth and Use of Furniture from Earliest Times to the Present.

The program was performed at Houseman Field and set in 15 episodes backed by a chorus of 300 voices. Includes brief histories and informational descriptions of each act. Names of performers are listed, many of which were employees of Grand Rapids furniture companies. 
Date:
July 8 – 10 1936
Materials:
Paper
Source:
Museum Collection
Maker/Donor
Rogers, John B.
The John B. Rogers Producing Company was established in 1903 as a supplier of costumes, sets, lights, and scripts for amateur theater. Its main office remained in Fostoria, Ohio until 1977, when the company moved to Pittsburgh, Pa.
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