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appraisals (financial records)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Recorded statements of evaluation or estimate of the market or other value, cost, utility, or other attribute of land, buildings, works of art, or other objects of property, by qualified persons.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Reproductive Value Appraisal for Featherbone Co., 1934

 Item — Box 115: [Barcode: 31141019230080], Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three...
Dates: 1934