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Guide to the Photographs of McEnery's wall sign in Midwood V1990.029

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Biographical note

James McEnery was born in Ireland and immigrated to the United States as a young man. He started the Brooklyn-based furniture business, McEnery's, and served as president of the company for over 40 years. McEnery was married and had seven children. Two of his sons, James and J. P. McEnery, were also associated with the business. At the time of McEnery's death, circa 1917, the business was located at 86-90 Myrtle Avenue in the present-day neighborhood of Downtown Brooklyn.

Sources:

  1. "Some Recent Deaths in the Furniture Trade." The Grand Rapids Furniture Record. Volume 36, June/July 1918. Accessed September 12, 2011. http://books.google.com/books?id=Km4oAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA44&lpg=PA44&dq=McEnery%27s+furniture+myrtle+ave.+brooklyn&source=bl&ots=7FBEX0VErz&sig=iHKXJt0_uif0RlE70lpqlib7Rp4&hl=en&ei=NC1uTrLTKofTgQeDuu2CDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false