Cover image for Photographs of Roden's Furniture Factory
Photographs of Roden's Furniture Factory
Series Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1920
End Date:
31 Dec 1940
Tasmanian Archives
Creating Agency:
21 Mar 189518 Apr 1956
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Series notes:
Roden's Furniture Factory stood in Percy Street, West Launceston. The business was established in 1922 and well known for its Tasmanian blackwood, myrtle and oak pieces. Aesthetically pleasing but functional furniture was its trademark. During World War 2 the company made tent pegs and ammunition boxes for the armed forces.

This series comprises a set of black and white photographs showing the workings of the factory and some of its employees. The images are captioned on the back and this text appears in the digital version online as descriptive labels. Those employees who are named in the shots include - Alf Roden, Peter Waller, Tom Riley, Alan Batchelor, Max Fitch, Brian Moore, Vere McWade, Cecil Poolman, Alan Barker, Ray Reilly, George Viney, Jack Parsons, Mr Shepherd, Geoff Swan and Tas Breadon.

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives

Black and White Photographs