OHIO Mosaic T i l e Company Records
H I S T O R Y 2- 1/ 2 cubic f e e t
Provenance: The ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society acquired the Mosaic
Tile Company Records as a g i f t of Kenneth Gale through Norris
Schneider, Zanesville, Ohio, i n February 1968. Marjorie J.
Myers processed t h e c o l l e c t i o n in November 1982.
Property r i g h t s : The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society owns the property
r i g h t s t o t h i s c o l l e c t i o n .
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of the Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society.
C i t a t i o n : Researchers are requested t o c i t e c o l l e c t i o n name,
c o l l e c t i o n number, and t h e Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society i n a l l foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Related material: P164, Mosaic Tile Company Collection, including
photographs and o r i g i n a l artwork.
Mosaic T i l e Company - Chronology
1894 Incorporated i n Zanesville, Ohio by Karl Langenbeck and
H. C. Mueller; David Lee p r e s i d e n t , William Bateman vice
president, William Shinnick Jr. s e c r e t a r y and t r e a s u r e r .
Made octagonal, hexagonal, and square f l o o r t i l e s as well
as a r t i s t i c t i l e murals. Later s p e c i a l i z e d in vitreous
and semi- vitreous f l o o r t i l e .
Manufactured limited l i n e of p l a i n wall and t r i m t i l e for
Opened branch o f f i c e and warehouse in New York City under
d i r e c t i o n of R. E. Jordan.
Langenbeck and Mueller resigned.
William Bateman became p r e s i d e n t , W. E. Miller became
vice president; began manufacture o f white glazed wall
t i l e .
William Shinnick made general manager.
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