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  • Herman Miller Platform Bench

    This Platform Bench, in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of an ebonized wood slat top that sits on a base made of two ebonized wood quadrangles. The quadrangles are slightly larger at the top verse the bottom. The Platform can be used for seating or as a base for all cases. [Source: ca. 1948 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog] Price History: 1950: $61. 00 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 689) 1961: $86. 00 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 661)Herman Miller Trade Name: …

  • Herman Miller Side Chair

    These Side Chairs, in the collection of the Dallas Historical Society, consists of a painted black wood frame with four legs. The seats and backrests are padded and covered with purple tweed upholstery. Price History: Price varies with fabric from $76. 00 - $96. 00. Herman Miller Trade Name: Side Chair Herman Miller Series: chairs Product Number: 4668

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Chair

    This Molded Plywood Chair, in the collection of The Newark Museum, is known as "American's most favorite modern chair," according to the 1954 Herman Miller Trade Catalog. It has a molded plywood seat and back with an ash veneer. The frame, legs and glides are all metal. The electronically welded rubber shock mounts permit a slight flux to conform with changes in position. [Source: 1954 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog]Price History: 1947: $ 16. 25 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688…

  • Colleges. U of M Football Games vs. Army

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Herman Miller Side Chair

    These Side Chairs, in the collection of The Newark Museum, consists of an ebonzied birch wood frame with four legs. The seats and backrests are padded and covered with purple tweed upholstery. Price History: Price varies with fabric from $76. 00 - $96. 00. Herman Miller Trade Name: Side Chair Herman Miller Series: Chairs Product Number: 4668

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    These chairs, in the collections of The Henry Ford, have a red stained molded plywood seat and back. The seat and back are attached by black rubber shock mounts to a molded plywood frame. The rubber shock mounts permit the chair to flex readily to changes in position. Label underneath the seat reads "EVANS PRODUCTS COMPANY MOLDED PLYWOOD DIVISION, DESIGNED BY CHARLES EAMES. " Incorporating revolutionary principles in both design and construction, the molded plywood chairs designed by Char…

  • Herman Miller Platform Bench

    This Bench, in the collection of the Newark Museum, is constructed of a natural birch top and slats which sits on two ebonized wood legs. Herman Miller Trade Name: Platform Bench Herman Miller Series: Basic cabinet Series Product Number: 4690

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are covered with birch veneer over the molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Incorporating revolutionary principles in both design and construction, the molded plywood chairs designed by Charles Eames have been called "the most famous cha…

  • Parades. Army Day. Detroit.

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the Dallas Historical Society, has a walnut veneer over a molded plywood backrest, support and seat. The chair sits on four legs. The seat is finished off with a Herman Miller label. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Lounge Chair Product Number: LCW

  • Post World War II production of ZIS-110 limousines

    8x10 black and white sepia-toned Packard Co. file photograph of 1946 Packards in factory, two female workers pictured. Inscribed on photo back: production of ZIS-110 limousines in early post WWII Russia, powered by 8-cylinder, 140-horsepower engine, based upon 1941/42 Packard senior series dies sold to U.S.S.R. through U.S. government urging, designers reportedly began work on ZIS-110 in July 1944, & first cars began coming off assembly line early in 1946, early photographs in U.S. of ZIS-110 ap…

  • Herman Miller Vanity

    This Vanity in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of a mahogany veneer on the top and sides. The bow shaped front contains six drawers with padded off-white leatherette upholstery squares covering the drawer faces. The piece sits on eight wooden legs with metal glides. Inside a drawer is the label "Herman Miller Furniture Company Original Rohde Design. " Price History: 1941: $120. 00; 1942: $150. 00Herman Miller Trade Name: Vanity Herman Miller Series: 4140 …

  • Herman Miller Desk

    This Storage Unit, in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of a work surface on metal supports. The dexter side lid compartment and sinister edge are made of tawny walnut wood veneer and have two black leather sliding panels. The work surface is made of black leather with metal mesh pull out storage bin on sinister side and a wood veneer lift lid bin on dexter side. This whole unit sits on a base made of two metal "H" shaped legs. Price History: 1950: $363. 00 …

  • Kaiser-Frazer Motor Car Company. In Willow Run .

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Herman Miller Extension Coffee Table

    This Coffee Table, in the collection of the Newark Museum, consists of ebonized wood legs which support a top and sides made of comb grain oak which extends to 72". On the ends are two drawers. A removable white plastic tray completes the table. Herman Miller Trade Name: Extension Coffee Table Herman Miller Series: Occasional Pieces Product Number: 4652

  • Star and Tartar Review Chorus prepares for a performance.

    A person helps a man in drag with his lipstick.

  • Star and Tartar Review Chorus prepares for a performance.

    A man in drag helps another man to paint on a fake moustache.

  • Star 'n Tartar Review. Jim Karolionok, Bruce Roberts, Joe Rzepka, Lee Roberts, and Bill Hobbs.

    A photo of five men in drag.

  • John Gale (Miranda) and Bob Morris.

    Two Star and Tartar Review men, one in drag and the other in a suit, share an awkward moment.

  • The Wayne University Alumni Association.

    Standing, left to right: Strong, Purtell, Harding, Scott, Bailey, Beach, Balow, Pugh, Pillsbury, Pratt, Cooper, Peters. Seated, left to right: Bayard, Belcher, Graham, Cone, Aldrich, Tracht, Irwin, Gustafson, Palmero.