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The Hoosier Manufacturing Company had Emmett G. McQuinn (son of J.M. McQuinn) in charge of the advertising and marketing. What a fine job he did! You can see The Hoosier all over the place - Ladies Home Journal, House Beautiful and in images in cook books and kitchen designs. It's like "The Hoosier goes viral" in 1900's!…
Added by Jan Petroff on December 29, 2011 at 7:48am — No Comments
1905 Hoosier Ad (above from http://tennessee.inetgiant.com/nashville/addetails/hoosier-cabinet-s-springfield/13379535)- shows accessories and how the Hoosier was used…
Added by Jan Petroff on December 27, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
The who's and how's of the Hoosier Cabinet's start are a bit conflicting.
On the youtube video (below) we're led to believe the Hoosier was invented by…Continue
Added by Jan Petroff on December 27, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments
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Boston is a great American city, rich with colonial history and a treasure trove for any collector. My mother, grandmother and I travel around to auctions and antique shows all over the country and we find so many great things in the Northeast that we actually have to keep a Boston storage unit for the seasons that we work the New England region. Though there are great collectibles that find their way out of attics and…Continue
Added by Lisa M. on December 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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From Indiana Public Media Article by Yaël Ksander
I've always wanted a Hoosier Cabinet (after I found out what it was). Besides being a…Continue
From THE GRAND RAPIDS HERALD, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wed., March 23, 1927, Pg. 1, Cols. 6&7 and Pg. 2, Col. 4 Obituary
Death yesterday afternoon claimed CHARLES H. LEONARD, pioneer refrigerator manufacturer at his home 455 Morris Ave., SE. He had been in failing health…Continue
Added by Jan Petroff on December 11, 2011 at 6:52am — No Comments