Peerless Furniture Co.

The Peerless Furniture Co. was incorporated in February 1910, and the pictured factory erected in the months that followed. Operation started May 1, 1910, with A.C. Book as the first manager, the product being house furniture. But the plant did not produce overstuffed or upholstered furniture. Nearest it came to it was a leather-topped table. This photo was taken in 1911. The plant location is between Lurgan Avenue and the Reading Railroad tracks, about a block north of West King Street.

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