Artifact of the Week — April 26, 2018

Posted by on April 26, 2018

This newspaper clipping features the Bump family.  Five generations of the Bump family were involved in the chair making business.  The article tells the history of the family’s involvement in chair making staring with Guy Bump’s grandfather, Wylie Rouse who began the business shortly after the Civil War.    This newspaper article is part of the Anderson Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.


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