Blumenthal, Sidney, 1865-1948

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Blumenthal was the head of Sidney Blumenthal and Co., with headquarters in New York City and sales offices in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. The company was started in 1854 as A. and S. Blumenthal; its name changed to Sidney Blumenthal and Co. in 1889. Shelton Looms in Shelton, Conn., was a company subsidiary. It manufactured pile fabrics for upholstery used in homes, automobiles, trains and airplanes, as well as fur fabrics and velvets for ladies' garments, toys and novelty items. Other divisions were located at Uncasville, Conn., Rocky Mount and Wilson, N.C., and Valley Falls and Woonsocket, R.I.

From the description of [Papers]. 1896-1955. (American Textile History Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 51013699

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associatedWith A. and S. Blumenthal. corporateBody
associatedWith Adler, Felix, 1851-1933. person
associatedWith Shelton Looms (Shelton, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sidney Blumenthal and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Society for Ethical Culture. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Connecticut--Shelton
North Carolina--Rocky Mount
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Railroad passenger cars--Upholstery
Automobiles--Upholstery
Airplanes--Seats--Upholstery
Upholstery
Velvet
Textile industry
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Birth 1865

Death 1948

Male

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