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  • Herman Miller Desk

    This Desk, in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, consists of a chrome-plated metal frame with a "H-Leg" and footrest. The top is Masonite while the covering is orange vinyl. The front of the desk contains two drawers with black metal pulls. on the sinister side are red, blue, black, and yellow micarta panels. Orange vinyl was not in the Herman Miller catalog as a regular option nor was color combinations of the panels. This suggests the the object may have been a s…

  • 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 Storage Unites designed by Charles Eames

    This Product Literature, in the collection of The Henry Ford, contains information related to Storage Units and Desks designed by Charles Eames. The literature states that these products represent a frank and forthright answer to a permanent and basic furniture need: attractive, durable cabinets and cases that are modestly priced. Plated steel uprights support plastic-coated plywood shelves and stain resistant wood or plastic coated tops. Crossed metal struts or lacquered masonite panels …

  • Clothing; Women.

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

  • Herman Miller Chest of Drawers

    This Chest, in the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art, consists of a chrome plated metal frame and legs which supports a chest with blond wood veneer. The sides of the chest are paneled and covered with blue, grey, black, and yellow micarta. The back is paneled as well and covered with black and grey micarta. There are six drawers in the object with black metal drawer pulls. This object varies from the color combinations shown in the Herman Miller Catalogues. Herman Miller Trade Name: …

  • Herman Miller Side Chair

    This Side Char, in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is made of an orange molded fiberglass shell which sits on a black wire base with four wire legs. Herman Miller Trade Name: Side Chair Herman Miller Series: Fiberglass Reinforced Side and Armchairs Product Number: DSR

  • Herman Miller Upholstered Wire Chair

    This Side Chair, in the collection of the New Jersey Historical Society, consists of a bright plated wire leg frame with an upholstered backrest and seat over a black wire shell. The seat is covered with black naugahyde and has a removable cushion. Price Range varies with fabric, $24. 75-$36. 55. Herman Miller Trade Name: Upholstered Wire Chair Herman Miller Series: Eames Chairs Product Number: DKR 1

  • 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

  • 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 plywood. 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

  • 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…

  • Aero; Aircraft; Selfridge Field. air rescue squad. taken 1953

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

  • Herman Miller Upholstered Wire Chair

    The two-piece blue leather upholstery pad reveals the basic black wire shell of this dining or desk chair, in the collection of The Henry Ford. The upholstery is padded with jute. [Source: 1954 Herman Miller, Inc. Trade Catalog. ] See also, HMC. 198 which is housed at the Atlanta History Center. HMC. 198 is a match for this piece. Price History: 1955: $ 47. 00 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 694) 1965: $ 74. 00 include fabric (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 717)He…

  • Herman Miller Desk

    This Desk, in the collection of the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, consists of a metal frame which has been painted black while the legs are in the shape of an 'H' and has a footbar. The top is walnut veneer. The desk has two drawers with yellow, blue, white, and red-orange Micarta, drawer panels. Herman Miller Trade Name: Desk Herman Miller Series: Eames Storage Units Product Number: D 30

  • Herman Miller Upholstered Wire Swivel Chair

    This Chair, in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of a shell that is tan and tweed hopsak padded upholstery over black wire. This shell is attached to a swivel base made of four wooden legs with chrome footrest and clear plastic glides. Price History: 1952: $ 40. 40 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Trade Name: Upholstered Wire Swivel Chair Herman Miller Series: Eames Chairs Product Number: PKW 1

  • Aero; Aircraft; Selfridge Field. air rescue squad. taken 1953

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

  • Clothing; Women.

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

  • Herman Miller Upholstered Wire Swivel Chair

    This Chair, in the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art, consists of a shell that is tan and black tweed hopsak that is padded over black wire. This shell is attached to a swivel base made of four wooden legs with chrome footrest and clear plastic glides. Price History: 1952: $ 40. 40 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Trade Name: Upholstered Wire Swivel Chair Herman Miller Series: Eames chairs Product Number: PKW 1

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining 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 red veneer over molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller, Inc. became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Price History: 1947: $ 14. 25 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 688) 1952: $ 32. 30 (Trade Catalog 89. 177. 690)Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining C…

  • Herman Miller Molded Plywood Dining Chair

    This Molded Wood Chair, in the collection of the San Fancisco Museum of Modern Art, has a wood seat. The seat, back, frame, and legs are red veneer over molded plywood. This product was first manufactured by Evans Products in 1945. Herman Miller, Inc. became the distributor in 1946, and in 1949 the manufacturer. Herman Miller Trade Name: Molded Plywood Dining Chair Product Number: DCW