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Object Name Collection, Archival
Object ID 2011.005
Summary Archival collection of papers, catalogs, technical drawings, sketches, and other materials relating to the furniture industry. Amassed by Donna Kaiser. Although some materials were produced in the 1970s and 1980s, most items are dated between 1995 and 2005, with an emphasis on the late 1990s and early 2000s. Consists of five series:

Series 1: Furniture Catalogs
Contains catalogs from Accents Beyond, Inc.; Drexel Heritage; Fauld Town and Country Furniture; Hancock and Moore; American Drew; Atlantic Photographies, Inc.; Berndardt; Century; Heirloom Upholstery, Henkle-Harris; Henkle-Moore; Henredon; Jessica Charles; Kaiser-Kuhn Lighting; Landmark Designs; Ornamental Products; Palazzo; Pearson; Swaim; and Thomasville. Ca. 1970s-2000s.

Series 2: Furniture Designs
Contains drawings and sketches for multiple product series; companies unidentified. Ca. 1990s-early 2000s.

Series 3: Steele Street Furniture Showroom
The showroom at 200 Steele Street was designed by Walter, Robb, Callahan and Pierce of Winston-Salem. General contractor on the project was Samet Corporation. Donna Kaiser oversaw the interior design and furnishings.
Contains floor plans, technical drawings, photographs, notes, correspondence, and materials related to furnishings and interior decoration. Ca. 2002.

Series 4: Miscellaneous
Contains correspondence, advertising placards for Heritage Furniture dealers, a photograph of hotel furnishings, and two scrapbooks containing photographs and newspaper clippings.

Series 5: Pillow Fabrics
Contains fabric swatches and information sheets. Ca. 2001.
Date Ca. 1975-2010
Creator Kaiser, Donna
People Kaiser, Donna
Search Terms 200 Steele Building
Accents Beyond, Inc.
American Drew Company
Atlantic Photographies, Inc.
Bernhardt Furniture Company
Century Furniture
Drexel-Heritage Furniture Industries, Inc.
Fauld Town and Country Furniture
Hancock and Moore
Heirloom Upholstery, Inc.
Henkle-Harris Furniture
Henredon Furniture Company
Heritage Furniture Company
Jessica Charles Furniture
Kaiser-Kuhn Lighting
Karsten (fabric manufacturer)
Landmark Designs (furniture)
Mitcham & Associates, P.A.
Ornamental Products
Pearson Company
Samet Corporation
Starr Electric Company, Inc.
Steele Street
Swaim Design Center
Taylor King Furniture
Thomasville Furniture Industries
Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce Architects, PA
Woodland Furniture
Credit Line Gift of Donna Greene Kaiser