Business & Finance: Grand Rapids Heroism

Last week one of the oldest and most famed furniture companies in the U. S. came completely to life again after five years of coma. In central Michigan, at the dejected heart of the old line furniture industry, the idle Grand Rapids plants of Berkey & Gay had served many a Depression-worn manufacturer as a symbol of paralysis. Last week Berkey & Gay was counting orders received at its first spring furniture show since 1931 while thousands of Grand Rapids citizens, filing through its show rooms, glowed with prospects of new jobs, new business,...

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