Downtown 1958

Downtown 1958

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Last Opportunity

November 11, 1939, Appleton Post-Crescent

By 1935, corrugated cardboard had succeeded over wooden containers, and the Woodenware discontinued its line of barrels.  Woodworking plants were converted to the manufacture of toys and juvenile furniture, a product line that would continue only until 1952.  But for now, dollhouse furniture was a vital means to survive during the Depression years. 

We first encountered the Woodenware's toy line back in 2013:

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