To peruse some of our catalogs, visit our. Below is how it looks today, fully functioning! An Indiana inspection report for 1913 described the company as engaged in manufacturing furniture and having 90 employees. The baker's cabinet was a new furniture design that attempted to provide both by combining a tabletop work surface with cabinets above it. We were all born and raised in Indiana. We never charge a handling fee, only actual postage.
Welcome to Hoosier Cabinet dot com Welcome to Hoosier Cabinet Dot Com We sell original Hoosier Cabinet canisters and spice jars that were included with all Hoosier style cabinets when they were new. I have no idea what the original latches were. We will then be able to provide you with pictures and exact pricing of what we have available. Each of the early Hoosier Cabinets was hand—made. The base section usually has one large. Their manufacturing facility was located in , and their Hoosier cabinet brand name was the Napanee Dutch Kitchenet spelled with only one p. For Made-to-Order items, refer to the product description for lead times and delivery window specific to your item.
But during their heyday—between 1903 and 1940—it is estimated that nearly four million Hoosier Cabinets were produced, most in Indiana. However, at their most basic, they include a lower portion with storage drawers and cabinets, a work surface for kneading bread or mixing up dinner, and an upper hutch portion for additional storage. The term Hoosier Cabinets is a broad category term that implies a style of cabinet that was manufactured in or near the state of Indiana. The use of a clear finish required the use of a better quality of wood in the construction of the cabinets. Demand for Hoosier cabinets declined at the time, first because of the difficult economic times, but also because homes began to be built with built—in cabinetry in the kitchen. The metal flour bin usually had a 50- to 60-pound capacity and tilted out for easy access. You can search for specific styles or even put up a want ad for the Hoosier cabinet of your dreams.
The cabinets included dish racks, flour bins with sifters, spice racks, hooks for hanging utensils, spaces for storage jars and shelves for glassware. Please contact to let us know you did not accept the item and would like to initiate a return. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Society. You will find range shakers, salt and pepper shakers, beaters, measuring cups and jars, reamers, and many other items that would have been used in an early Twentieth century kitchen in the section. A major manufacturer of the glassware was. The company built a new facility on the edge of town. With all of its handy compartments, it can store everything from extra towels to q-tips and cotton balls.
Items are typically delivered within 2 weeks of the purchase date. These can be a deciding factor in determining who manufactured your cabinet or which company manufactured it. Register yours along with many other proud owners via our! In 1913, the McDougall plant had 148 employees, making it the largest based on employees factory in Frankfort. Today, Hoosier cabinets are valued by antique collectors. It began improving its manufacturing and distribution process, and was a strong believer in advertising.
Shipping - Is currently limited to the United States. All winner s have one week to claim their prize. There is less pigment in reds, so they are always sheer. With most canister styles there are early generally pre 1920 and with a more squared off shape and later versions. Annual Report of the State Bureau of Inspection Relating to Manufacturing and Mercantile Establishments, Laundries, Bakeries, Quarries, Printing Offices, Hotels, Public Buildings, Mines and Mining, Boilers, Labor Commission and License Issued. The top cabinet shelf area is currently painted kind of brown, but i see that it is red behind it, however I don't know if that was original color or the color someone had painted it.
The company was simply named McDougall Company, and Hoosier cabinets were its product. But looking at these pictures, I find myself envious of my grandmother! I had the entire cabinet dipped - a sad mistake on my part because the back of the top cabinet fell apart and that was where the manufacturer sticker resided on the back. This company was established in , in 1902. Thus, Hoosier cabinets were very popular from 1900 to 1930. It was my great-aunt's and I know was around will before the 1960s, as she lent it to a friend in the early 60s, and reclaimed it in the early 80s. Some versions also included pull-out shelves and work surfaces. Michigan Manufacturer and Financial Record.
A prominent feature of the cabinet was the work surface. My mother in law was born in 1922 and the hutch belonged to her mother so it seems likely that the hutch would have been made in the early to mid-1900s, but when I look up the Hooser company in New Castle, the only information I can find is on the famous Hoosier Kitchen Cabinet. This all-in-one kitchen cupboard features gorgeous oak wood grain, a sliding porcelain top, original flour bin and sifter, bread drawer, and sliding tambour door. This part has to be just right to be a moving part. Many models included a built-in flour sifter, pull-out bins, ant-traps and racks for pots and pans. We also sell original cabinets and parts when they are available along with lots of other items that would have been found in a Depression Era kitchen. Additional accessories and innovations were added over the years.
Factory inspectors for the state of Indiana list at least eight companies, in addition to the major manufacturers, as kitchen cabinet makers in Indiana in 1913. Sellers and Sons Company, and manufacturing was focused on Hoosier cabinets and tables. With its kitchen-y aesthetic, it could look dramatically out of place somewhere else. Some of the larger manufacturers were Campbell-Smith-Ritchie Boone ; Coppes Brothers and Zook the Napanee ; McDougall Company; and G. I did have to buy some new hardware.
The Landau cabinet had a patented drop flour bin and called its work top Landau's porcelain metal top. Hoosiers are finding their way back into homes as part of a country kitchen, a bar or entertainment center in the family room, a storage area or changing table in the baby's room or as bookcases. A hundred years after their rise to prominence, restored originals and recent reproductions have become cherished objects in many a home. The concept was said to have originated from a suggestion by a member of the local women's club. If a return is requested, please email with the order number and reason for return. He also made safety improvements to the manufacturing process, and was granted a saw guard patent in 1928. I do not have a top shelving section for this, just the base.