Showers Brothers Furniture Company: The Shared Fortunes of a Family, a City, and a University

Showers Brothers Furniture Company: The Shared Fortunes of a Family, a City, and a University

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When the Showers family arrived in Bloomington, Indiana, the railroad had only recently come to town and a modest university was struggling to survive. Having spent the prior 18 years moving from place to place, the family decided to settle down and invest its modest resources to start a furniture company. The business proved to be extremely profitable and a stroke of good fortune for the small community. The company's success strengthened Bloomington's infrastructure,… (more)

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Publisher: Quarry Books (April 05, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 312 pages

File size: 5.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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