Bassett Furniture Industries
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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Bassett Furniture Company Letters to Richardson Electric Co.
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.