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Photographer who shot many of Breuer's Berlin interiors.

Secretary of xFunctie, a student club at one of the Dutch technical schools. In 1953, he invited Breuer to speak to his club.

Patent attorney. Van der Haeghen represented the Belgian firm, Société Industrielle d'Ameublement - Société Anonyme (SIDAM), which acquired the rights to manufacture and sell Breuer’s furniture designs in Belgium, Belgian colonies and Luxemburg.

1897 - 1988

Dutch architect and urban planner. Van Eesteren was a member of the De Stijl group. In 1923, he collaborated with Theo von Doesburg to create series of architectural models based on planes floating in space with the non-colors white, grey and black, together with the three primaries of red, yellow, and blue. Van Eesteren served as president of CIAM (Congrès internationaux d'architecture moderne) from 1931 to...

Electric Plant Sales Department, Kohler Co., Inc. His company supplied an electric plan for the Breuer Cottage.

Editorial Secretary, Time magazine. In 1938, Time published a report on the Harvard exhibition of Breuer's work. Nearly twenty years later, in 1956, Time named Breuer as one of the "form-givers of the twentieth century," alongside Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Alvar Aalto.

Employee, Herman Miller Furniture Co. Herman Miller was one of the earliest of modern furniture in the United States and provided furniture for many of Breuer's projects.

Employee, Newcourt Products Corp. His company manufactured bricks, roofing tiles and ceramic wall facings.

Engineer who helped develop a radiant heating system for the Chase Brass and Cooper Co. He offered his services to Breuer in 1953.

Employee, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. His company supplied the glass for many of Breuer's residential projects.

Engineer with Cleverdon, Varney and Pike. His firm worked on the first Geller House, the Almy, Bigelow and Washburn Store and the Maas House.

Co-owner, Pillsbury and Vaughan. Her company provided fabrics for the Weizenblatt House.

Owner, W. C. Vaughan Co. His company supplied hardware for Breuer's own house in Lincoln, MA., the Chamberlain Cottage, the Fischer House and Studio and the Hagerty House.

Employee, W. C. Vaughan Co. His company supplied hardware for Breuer's own house in Lincoln, MA., the Chamberlain Cottage, the Fischer House and Studio and the Hagerty House.

Glass Manager, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. His company supplied the glass for many of Breuer's residential projects, including the first Gagarin House.

Client. In 1936, she asked Breuer to design and decorate her apartment in Highpoint, a modern apartment complex designed by Berthold Lubetkin.

Architect, cryptographer and son of Breuer's client Dorothea Ventris. He sought Breuer's advice on pursuing his architectural education. With John Chadwick, he deciphered the Mycenaean script known as Linear B.

1910 - 1986

Italian businessman and lawyer who succeeded Luther Evans as the Director-General of UNESCO (1958-61). UNESCO moved into the headquarters buildings designed by Breuer, Nervi and Zehrfuss during Veronese's tenure.

Owner, Kurt Versen Co. His company supplied lighting for the House in the Museum Garden and Breuer's second house in New Canaan, CT.

First Lieutenant, Women's Army Corp. She asked Breuer to serve as honorary jury member in the Boston District judging for a nation-wide Army Arts Contest.

Assistant Director, Press Department, Columbia Records, Inc. Viano hoped that the Columbia LP player might be included in the House in the Museum Garden.

Colombian architect and employee in the Paris office of Breuer-Nervi-Zehrfuss, which had been established to oversee the construction of the UNESCO headquarters complex.

Argentinian architect.

Assistant Director of Decorative Arts, Golden Gate International Exposition. He invited Breuer to participate in the exhibition.

Draftsman in Breuer's office c. 1947-48. Von Moltke was listed as a collaborator on the research report produced for the Museum of Modern Art's Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

Director, Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur. Walter Gropius requested that von Pechmann help find standardized porcelain and glassware for use in the Deutsche Werkbund section of the 1930 Paris exhibition organized by the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.

Employee, the J. B. Williams Co.

Director, Aluminiumwerke Neuhausen. He negotiated with producers of Breuer's furniture on Breuer's behalf.

Director of Project Development, National Capital Housing Authority. He expressed interest in Gropius and Breuer's New Kensington Defense Housing Project but did not have any projects to offer Breuer.

Professor and government building officer. He oversaw the creation of a "mock-up of a standardized post office of the Munich postal department," which "served as a kiosk for the sale of the catalogue" in the Werkbund section of the 1930 Paris exhibition organized by the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.

Vice-President, Moynahan Bronze Co., Inc. His company manufactured the exterior aluminum signage for the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

Employee, Geo. E. Mallinson Importing Co. Inc. His company supplied china matting for many of Breuer's residential projects.