Red Wing Potteries records, 1894-1978.


Red Wing Potteries records, 1894-1978.

Minutes and stock records, with some correspondence, clippings, and printed matter, trace the company's evolution from the formation (1894) of the Red Wing Union Stoneware Company into the 1940s, with a few items relating to its subsequent history and its liquidation in 1967 following a crippling strike. Substantial files (1920s-1940s) of correspondence and land and tax records document the purchase, management, rental, and sale of its farm landholdings in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and Montana. Also included are sketches of plants and flowers by William G. Warr, Jr., an artist/designer for Red Wing Potteries from 1949 to 1954.

8.25 cu. ft. (15 boxes, 3 tubes, and 2 oversize folders).


SNAC Resource ID: 7314814

Minnesota Historical Society Library

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