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Schroeder Headlight Co

Schroeder Headlight Co


Schroeder Headlight Co

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a.k.a. Sunbeam Electric Co

225 W Morgan
Evansville, IN

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<1910 Schoeder Headlight Co
1918 Becomes Sunbeam Electric
c1938 New offices built at corner
1984 Burns in fire


Northeast corner of Morgan and Read
District: Enterprise
Latitude: 37.992472
Longitude: -87.567381
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schroeder head light co [1910]-65 factory expands 1910 (added to existing buildings) sunbeam electric 1918 c1918 became sunbeam electric produced coldspot refrigerator sunbeam electric mfg co [1922] different than sunbeam domestic applicance co

1936 bought hoosier lamp and stamping facility across Morgan and will transform 1945 merged with seeger 10/19/1948 seeger refrigerator co big explosion see ap photo mid 1950s merged with whirlpool

closed jun 1984 razed building next door (e) whirlpool - morgan plant looks like replaced by whirlpool corp plant 1-c c1938 original section razed burned in fire Oct 23 1985

See also Businesses / Commercial Enterprise district

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