Copyright notice

This article is from the Encyclopedia of North Carolina edited by William S. Powell. Copyright © 2006 by the University of North Carolina Press. Used by permission of the publisher. For personal use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other use directly to the publisher.

Printer-friendly page

A black and white photo with 4 men dressed in suits standing in a furniture market,Furniture Industry

by Patricia Phillips Marshall, 2006
Additional research by Michael H. Lewis

Part i: Overview; Part ii: Colonial era to the Civil War; Part iii: Industrial age; Part iv: Modern furniture industry; Part v: Companies; Part vi: References and resources

Listen to this entry

Part vi: References

Bivins, John. 1988. The furniture of coastal North Carolina, 1700-1820. The Frank L. Horton series. Winston-Salem: Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, John Bivins, and Forsyth Alexander. 1991. The regional arts of the early South: a sampling from the collection of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. Winston-Salem, N.C.: The Museum.

Stillinger, Elizabeth. 1972. The Antiques guide to decorative arts in America, 1600-1875. New York: Dutton.

Stoesen, Alexander R. 1993. Guilford County: a brief history. [Guilford County]: North Carolina Division of Archives and History.


Image Credit

Kelly, [first name unknown]. "Giles Nolan, a salesman for Kroehler Furniture Co, at the High Point furniture market, takes the orders of a couple of buyers in the colorful Kroehler exhibit," 1960-01-20. Photograph no. ConDev60-9A. From North Carolina Conservation and Development Department, Travel and Tourism Division photo files, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC, USA.