• Simmons “Old Timers” employees

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees, labeled “Simmons Old Timers.” Circa 1970s. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were cheese boxe…

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  • Simmons Menagerie League 50th anniversary party

    Simmons Company

    Guests at an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Simmons Menagerie Bowling League. 1955. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their fi…

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  • Simmons Company Minstrels

    Simmons Company

    The Simmons Company Minstrels. Circa 1936. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were cheese boxes and wooden insulators. Si…

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  • Simmons employees in a parade

    Simmons Company, Ernst

    A postcard showing Simmons Company employees in the Kenosha Homecoming Parade. July 1919. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first produ…

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  • Simmons employees in factory

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees demonstrating a mechanical hospital bed to an Army representative. Circa 1940s. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. T…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    Cutting wood pieces used for cribs and folding chairs manufactured by the Simmons Manufacturing Company. Circa 1900. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make ma…

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  • Simmons Simco Band

    Simmons Company

    The Simmons Company Simco Band at an event in Kemper Hall, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Circa 1920. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first prod…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    A Simmons Company employee transporting the packed parts of an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especi…

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  • Simmons employees

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Manufacturing Company employees. Circa 1910. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were cheese boxes and wooden insu…

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  • Simmons factory employees at work

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Manufacturing Company factory employees fabric stretching and bronzing in the Couch-Making Room. Circa 1910. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make ma…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    A Simmons Company employee painting wood parts of an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especially durin…

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  • This is the 2,500,000 Beautyrest mattress by Simmons

    Simmons Company

    A 1936 photograph celebrating the production of the 2,500,000th Beautyrest mattress. The man with the hat in his hands is G. D. Wrightson who, 15 years later as senior vice-president and general manag…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees assembling the wood parts of an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especially…

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  • Simmons factory employees at work

    Simmons Company

    Workers inside the Machine Shop at Simmons Manufacturing Company factory. Circa 1910. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees sewing parts of an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especially during times…

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  • Simmons factory employees at work

    Simmons Company

    Workers inside the Machine Shop at Simmons Manufacturing Company factory. Circa 1910. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees sewing parts of an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especially during times…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees working on an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especially during times of wa…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company

    Simmons Company employees packing parts of an Arctic Shelter Tent, contracted by the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Simmons often manufactured products for the U.S Military, especially during times…

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  • Simmons employees at work

    Simmons Company

    Workers in the Hospital Bed Department at the Simmons Manufacturing Company factory. 1902. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first prod…

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