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In Years Past

April 1, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, a certificate of incorporation had been filed with the secretary of state, by the Jamestown Upholstery Company, incorporated, for the right to engage in the manufacture of upholstered furniture. The authorized capital was $150,000 and the incorporators were Louis N. Olmsted, Fred A. Nelson, Frank L. Kling and John H. Prather. The incorporators of this company had exhibited sound business judgment by the purchase of a railroad-flanked factory site well within the industrial zone of Jamestown. The factory would be located on Crescent Street with frontage of 500 feet on Erie Railroad tracks.



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