[JHRB News] The greatest American furniture sale, & John Spargo...
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Fri Feb 24 10:41:39 EST 2006
New Today on our "Foggygates" blog-
The Greatest American Furniture Sale ever held - "In the opening decades of
the 20th century Philadelphia was home to a man whose name has become
legend among collectors of American furniture..."
And from Yesterday-
"If you were a Progressive labor reformer and union organizer, author of an
influential and muckraking study on the scandal of child labor in mines,
but for medical reasons you had to move from New York to Vermont and find a
more gentile activity for a time, what would you do? Well, if you were John
Spargo [1876-1966] you'd start collecting Bennington Pottery and..."
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