• Simmons furniture store display

    Simmons Company (Creator) et al

    Simmons beds on display in the Boston Store showroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Simmons Company had a Visual Merchandising Program designed to make department store furniture and bedding departments a…

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  • Simmons employees at company event

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    The Simmons Bowling Match and Dinner at the Elk’s Club, Kenosha, Wisconsin March 31, 1916. 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

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    Factory workers at the Automatic Weaving Machines in Simmons Manufacturing Company factory. Circa early 20th century. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make m…

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  • Simmons factory fire

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    The ruins of the Simmons Manufacturing Company factory, still smoking after the April 1892 fire, viewed from Lake Michigan. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially…

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  • View of Simmons plant from downtown Kenosha

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    The Simmons Manufacturing Company plant from across downtown Kenosha. Circa 1920s. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products wer…

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  • Simmons furniture display

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    A living room display showing a Simmons sofa, model UH 2409-101. Circa 1957. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were chee…

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  • Simmons factory employees

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    Employees of the Machine Shop at Simmons Manufacturing Company. Circa 1910. (Duplicate of 218.) Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first…

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  • Simmons factory employees

    Simmons Company (Creator) et al

    Employees of the Machine Shop at Simmons Manufacturing Company. Circa 1910. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were chees…

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  • Simmons parade float

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    A Simmons Company parade float. Circa 1940s. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were cheese boxes and wooden insulators.…

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  • Zalmon G. Simmons' first office

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    Zalmon G. Simmons’ first office on the corner of Pearl and Main Street (now 55th Street and Sixth Avenue), in downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin. Circa 1898. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons…

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  • View of Kenosha from Simmons plant

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    Looking northeast across downtown Kenosha at the Simmons Manufacturing Company plant. Circa 1898. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their fir…

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  • Simmons employee at work

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    A Simmons Company employee at a drafting table. February 23, 1961. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were cheese boxes a…

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  • Simmons furniture store display

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    A window display featuring a Simmons Company bed, box spring, and mattress set for sale at Winegar Furniture Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Circa 1920s. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Sim…

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  • Simmons office employees

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    Simmons Company Development Department employees. October 24, 1935. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first products were cheese boxes…

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  • Simmons factory interior

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    Simmons Company employees hammering 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 tim…

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  • Simmons furniture store display

    Simmons Company (Creator) et al

    Simmons beds on display in the Gimbels showroom, New York City, New York. The Simmons Company had a Visual Merchandising Program designed to make department store furniture and bedding departments as…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company (Creator) et al

    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 (Creator) et al

    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 interior

    Simmons Company (Creator) et al

    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 furniture display

    Simmons Company (Creator) et al

    A living room display showing a Simmons sofa and chair, model ULB-UC-1591. Circa late 1950s. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make mattresses. Their first pr…

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