The City Built on Wood: A History of the Furniture Industry in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1850-1950 by Frank Edward Ransom (1955)


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From the Preface:

"This is the story of the development of the furniture industry in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since Grand rapids is a relatively small city, and hte manufacturer of furniture has been for a century an important part of its life, one cannot ignore the city in which the factories were built not hte lives of those who built and worked in them; but the general history of the town will be subordinated to the history of the industry..."