This is an original real photo postcard measuring approximately 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches. Michael Bodine came to America with his parents in 1894 and was naruralized as a U.
In 1910, Michael Bodine lived in Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana employed as a warehouse clerk. He reported that he and his wife Ruby had been married for 3 years, but had had no children. In 1917, he registered for the World War I draft in La Porte County, Indiana 1917 at which time he was employed as a photographer and interpretor.In 1920, as a widower, he lived with his brother Soloman Bodine in La Porte County. In 1930, he lived with his new wife and son in Michigan City, La Porte County engaged as a studio photographer. Michael Bodine was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan Township, La Porte County. The Ford & Johnson Company was founded by John Sherlock Ford and Henry W. Johnson in Columbus, Ohio in 1867 as a chair manufacturing company. In 1868 the company relocated their factory to Michigan City, Indiana.
In 1872 the company moved their headquarters to Chicago where they opened a showroom at 302 Wabash Avenue. They became known as J. Ford Johnson was best known for their chairs and settees. They created their own unique designs as well as creating generic versions of admired designs of Gustav Stickley and others. Ford Johnson had designed chairs, desks, tables and a luxurious 10 foot wide settee to be built from solid mahogany for each Senator's office.However, the contract was awarded to GW Cobb/S. By this time, (1908), Ford Johnson had become one of the top furniture manufacturers in the United States with factories, warehouses and showrooms in Chicago, New York City, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Arkansas, and Connecticut.
However, a steady 40 year rise lead to rapid five year fall. Sellers: Get your own map of past buyers. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards & Supplies\Postcards\Non-Topographical Postcards". The seller is "theprimitivefold" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.