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Rugby Building, 100 East Second Street, Owensboro, Daviess County, KY



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B&W Photos

HB490445
BWPhotos 210089

HB490446
BWPhotos 210090

HB490447
BWPhotos 210091

HB490448
BWPhotos 210092

HB490449
BWPhotos 210093

HB490450
BWPhotos 210094

HB490451
BWPhotos 210095

HB490452
BWPhotos 210096


Item Title
BWPhotos 210096

Location
100 East Second Street, Owensboro, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS KY-227
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1954 subsequent work
Significance: The building was typical of those constructed in downtown Owensboro during the early 20th century. It was constructed by the Westerfield Furniture Co. and used by that business for several years when the company went bankrupt and was taken over by the subcontractors.

Subjects
Commerce
Commercial Facilities
Furniture Stores


Related Names
Theiss, Jack
Rugby Company, Incorporated
S.S. Kresge Company
Westerfield Furniture Company
Thacker, Glenda, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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