Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Showers Brothers Kitchen Cabinet Plant

image number:

P0022386

description:

This image scanned from "Showers Brothers Company: Bed Room, Dining Room and Kitchen Furniture" Catalog, January 1926, page 3.

The view is from the southwest looking toward the northeast. These building were located at the southwest corner of South Rogers Street and West Patterson Drive in Bloomington. Rogers Street cannot be seen in this image, but it runs along the far side of the building.

The buildings eventually became a part of RCA Manufacturing. The first RCA television rolled off the assembly line here on September 6, 1949 and the last on April 1, 1998.

date taken:

1926

building name:

Showers Brothers Kitchen Cabinet Plant

building name:

Radio Corporation of America (RCA)

corporate name:

Showers Brothers Company

corporate name:

Radio Corporation of America (RCA)

topic:

Drawings

topic:

Factories

topic:

Water towers

topic:

Railroad facilities

topic:

Sawtooth roofs

topic:

Furniture industry

topic:

Railroad locomotive industry

topic:

Transportation industry

topic:

Exterior

topic:

Bloomington (Downtown & General Street Scenes)

topic:

Television industry

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Rogers Street (South)

other place name:

Patterson Drive (West)

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Showers Brothers Company