[JHRB News] The greatest American furniture sale, & John Spargo...

Joslin Hall Rare Books, ABAA office at joslinhall.com
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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