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Sizemore discusses the history of furniture manufacturing in High Point. Not only is the city the largest wooden manufacturing center in the nation but it is also one of the larger furniture markets because of the annually held exhibition of products.
Barentine discusses the history of furniture manufacturing in High Point from the time when furniture production was moving from small craftsmen's shops to mass production factories. This was the genesis of the Southern Furniture Market, one of the largest annual exhibition of furniture products in the world.
Today, the High Point Market is the largest home furnishing trade show in the world, but it was not always so prominent. This article highlights the history of the furniture industry and the evolution of the High Point Market into a successful affair.