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Dallas, TX Simmons Bedding Plant Fire, May 1943

$6,000 Damage Done To Bedding Plant.

Damage which approximates $6,000 was done to the plant of the Simmons Company, manufacturers of mattresses and bedding, at 945 South Lamar, near Cadiz, early Tuesday. The loss was to machinery, building and bedding. Since the company has government contracts the Federal Bureau of Investigation undertook a routine investigation.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 25 May 1943



article | by Dr. Radut