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"Author Carrol Krause has chosen a very interesting subject and writes with an especially good eye for 'telling detail' and for imagining sounds, images, and smells of long ago. The illustrations combined with the engaging style will attract an enthusiastic local audience." ―James H. Madison, author (with Will Counts and Scott Russell Sanders) of Bloomington Past and Present
"This once dominant and still prominent building houses the story of a city's past manufacturing prowess, a downtown in decline, and an urban renaissance. The roots of that important story are now available in this written history of Showers." ―Mark Kruzan, Mayor of Bloomington, Indiana
"Krause brings writing talent, local knowledge, and professional familiarity to her narrative.... Ultimately, Showers Brothers Funiture Company serves as a history of Bloomington itself, telling the story of how an industry helped drive the development of one of the Midwest's most vital university towns." ―Bloom
Carrol Krause, a former member of Bloomington’s Historic Preservation Commission, writes a weekly column in the Bloomington Herald-Times.
This was a very good read. So nice to have a little history documented so well. I would recommend this.Published 16 months ago by Samantha Dillon