Raudenbush & Sons
Mr. S. W. Raudenbush worked at the large W. W. Kimball Piano Company for several years before starting his own firm in Rockford, IL 1883. Soon after, Mr. Raudenbush moved operations to Minnesota in search of a more suitable climate for his health. The Raudenbush factory was located at University & Pillsbury Street, St. Paul. After the turn-of-the-century, sons W. R. Raudenbush & F. M. Raudenbush joined the firm. Pianos were built under the “Raudenbush & Sons” brand name as well as the “Garland” and “Wesley” brand names. S. W. Raudenbush was known for building high quality pianos, offering a full line of upright pianos, player pianos and and baby grand pianos. The Raudenbush firm went out of business during The Great Depression.
INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA
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Period Advertisements For The Raudenbush & Sons Piano Company, St. Paul, MN
Early 20th Century Pamphlet About The Raudenbush Piano Company, Circa 1916