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Specialty Furniture Co

Specialty Furniture Co


Specialty Furniture Co

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206-218 Walker St
Evansville, IN

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<1884 fred and j f reitz furniture factory
<1895 specialty furniture co
c1900 specialty furniture co moves to new location
becomes National Chair Co
c1913 gone for orr iron


West side of Walker between Ohio (John) and Pennsylvania
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.977166
Longitude: -87.580159
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previously fred and J F Reitz furniture factory [1884] lumber yard on corner ohio (s 4th ave)

<1895 becomes Specialty Furniure Co

Specialty Furniture moves to new location on Elsas Ave

standard chair incorporated 1899 walker between ohio and penn saw mill near howell 1906 (burned dec 1909) rumored? bankrupt 1909 lawsuits against robert a reitz eventually served some jail time razed 1912 for orr iron

Becomes National Chair Co by 1910 c1913 orr iron 1913 probably razed close to then

See also Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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