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Cabell-Wayne Historical Society Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
1975.06.0099, Bx 02, Series Id, Fd 12, Item 06:Employees of Foster-Thornburg Hardware Company, 25x20cm Typed on back of photo is following information by Mrs. Frank B. Thornburg: Some employees of Foster-Thornburg Hardware Company, a wholesale concern dealing in hardware, automobile accesseries, and furniture serving southern West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio for nearly a century. Some of these men were extra help hired when shipments came in. The gentleman near center holding two umbrellas is George Mead.The gentleman on Mr. Mead's left wearing overcoat and gloves is B.W. Foster, one of the founders of the concern. First row right on the back of one of the workmen is Frank B. Thoprnburg, with the company 53 years and traveling in the Logan terriroty. Second row wearing derby hat and hands in pocket is Ed Thornburg, president of the concern for many years. the others in the group Mrs. Frank B. Thornburg could not identify.
People: Mead, George Foster, B.W. Thornburg, Frank B. Thornburg, Ed
Subject Terms:Huntington, W. Va. Foster-Thornburg Hardware Company Foster & Thornburg West Virginia WV Cabell County men rope workers Hardware stores Employees Group portraits Business enterprises
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