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Smith, E Q Chair Co

Smith, E Q Chair Co


Smith, E Q Chair Co

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a.k.a. Wertz-Klamer Furniture Co

a.k.a. Shane Uniform Co

2015 W Maryland St
Evansville, IN

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<1910 Built for E Q Smith Chair Co
1913 Renamed Wertz-Klamer Furniture
1936 Remodeled for Shane Uniform/Manufacturing
1986 closes
c1990 Razed


Northwest corner of Maryland and Buchanan
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.985826
Longitude: -87.594745
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e q smith chair company originally riverfront (office 3rd and div, factory foot of oak 1906) moved to 226 division (court) west corner of 3rd w maryland ne corner maryland and 10th 1910-73 2 story reorganized as wertz-klamer furniture co 1913

Remodeled 1936 for three companies Shane Manufacturing, American Pad & Textile, and newly formed Shane Uniform offices on corner rebuilt reused factory (along buchanan) and varnishing room and connected open areas

1974 Shane Mfg and Shane Uniform sold and combined as Evansville Garment Co

Evansville Garment closed 1986

razed >1986 factory (rear) remains now part of the x complex

See also Businesses / Commercial Independence district

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