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  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Chair

    This Molded Plywood Chair, in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 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 a rosewood 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] Inscribed on the seat bottom are lab…

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. scenes on train. date is 1947

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

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Chair

    According to the 1954 Herman Miller Trade Catalog, this is "America's most favorite modern chair. " It has a molded plywood seat and back with a burled ash veneer over the backrest. 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] Prior to The Henry Ford's acquirement of this chair, Herman Miller, Inc. acquired it from Hugh Depree, Herman …

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Coffee Table

    This office table, in the collection of The Henry Ford, has a circular, dish shaped, top of molded plywood with ash veneer over it. Its base is made of four bent molded plywood tapered legs. [Source: ca. 1949 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog] This design of table was produced from 1947 through 1953. Production has since resumed in 1994. Price History: 1947: $ 18. 90 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 1952: $ 28. 45 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Tr…

  • Herman Miller Suspended Vanity

    This Suspended Vanity, in the collection of the New Jersey Historical Society, is made with a tawny walnut veneered top and has a lift lid with a fluorescent light and mirror built into it. Herman Miller Trade Name: Suspended Vanity Herman Miller Series: Basic Cabinet Series Product Number: 4661

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. practice. date is 1947

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

  • Herman Miller Radio Cabinet

    This Radio Cabinet, in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of a tawny walnut veneer case. The dexter front has one drawer/record player unit and a drop-front radio unit with metal pull. There is also one open shelf under the drop-front. The sinister front has a fabric covered, 13. 5 inch. diameter speaker. The back side is open behind the radio and speaker. The cabinet sits on four "V"-shaped bent metal legs. This piece was designed to hold 35-40 record albums. Price histor…

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Chair

    This Side Chair, in the collection of the Oakland Museum of California, is made of molded plywood which sits on a chrome-plated metal base. There is a black veneer which covers the seat and backrest. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Chair Herman Miller Series: Eames Chairs Product Number: DCM

  • Herman Miller Chest 5 Drawers

    This Dresser, in the collection of the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, consists of a comb grain oak veneer on the top, sides, and drawer fronts while the legs are ebonized wood. The drawer pulls are chrome-plated satin. Herman Miller Trade Name: Chest 5 Drawers Herman Miller Series: Basic Cabinet Series Product Number: 4620

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

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Folding Screen

    This Molded Wood Screen, in the collection of the High Museum of Art, is constructed of molded plywood panels with a walnut veneer. The panel connectors and canvas are off white in color. This piece is decorative both in its form and in its use of rare and interesting woods. It folds to a slim compactness for storage when not in use. [Source: ca. 1948 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog. ]This product was first manufactured in 1946 by Evans Products. Herman Miller later became the dis…

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. Indians at Albuquerque Dance for team, Chief White Cloud & his Dancers. date is 1947

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

  • Colleges; University Of Michigan; Football; Team . Rose Bowl team 1947-1948

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

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. Indians at Albuquerque Dance for team, Chief White Cloud & his Dancers. date is 1947

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

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. scenes on train. date is 1947

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

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. arrival at Pasadena R. R. station. date is 1947

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

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. scenes at Paramount Studios. with Lund & Marlene Dietrich. date is 1947

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

  • football; games. Rose Bowl. scenes on train. date is 1947

    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 Oakland Museum of California, has a wood seat. The seat, backrest, frame, and legs are covered with walnut veneer over the molded plywoodThis 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

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Coffee Table

    This Table, in the collection of Cranbrook Art Museum, is constructed of a molded walnut plywood top which sits on four legs of the same material. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Coffee Table Product Number: CTW