Bassett Furniture Company (Bassett, Virginia)
Bassett Furniture Company was founded in Bassett, Virginia, in 1902, by brothers John David "J.D." Bassett (1866-1965), Samuel Henry Bassett, and Charles Columbus Bassett and their brother-in-law Reed L. Stone. Several additional companies were founded by the family members, and in 1931, they were consolidated as Bassett Furniture Industries.
John David "J.D." Bassett (1866-1965) was a co-founder and president of the Bassett Furniture Company (later Bassett Furniture Industries).
"John David 'JD' Bassett Sr.", Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/70331118/john-david-bassett, accessed September 2022.
"044-5169 John D. Bassett High School", Nomination Form PDF, Virginia Department of Historic Resources, https://www.dhr.virginia.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/044-5169_Bassett_School_2006_Nomination_final.pdf, accessed September 2022.
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This collection includes two letters from the Bassett Furniture Company to Richardson Electric Co. in 1922. The first letter from J. D. Bassett, President, is in regards to a burned out motor, and the second letter from J. C. Hooker, Secretary and Treasurer, is in regards to the installation of a hot air furnace.