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Richmond Baking Company


The Richmond Baking Company was established in 1902 by William H. Quigg. It soon occupied the former Hoerner Baker building on South 5th Street. William’s two sons, Eugene and Robert,…

Starr Piano Company


The Starr Piano Company began as the Trayser Piano Co. in 1872. One if its founders was James Starr. In 1878, the company was reorganized as the Chase Piano Company,…

Wayne Works


The roots of Wayne Works go back to Dublin, Indiana in the 1830s when Caleb Witt, James Witt, and John Whippo started a foundry to manufacture farming implements. The business…