Compiled By Laura E. Gilmour Stoner
If diamonds have been intrinsically linked in the minds of modern Americans to engagements and weddings, so too, in the middle decades of the twentieth century, was the Lane Cedar Chest. The Lane Company of Altavista's signature chest symbolized romance and coming of age. It was the gift that started a home. It was also the product that helped to transform a simply enterprise in a small southern town into a highly successful; and widely diversified furniture business in an international marketplace.
106 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 978-0945015321, Virginia Historical Society, 2009.
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