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Homer Laughlin China Company


1873

East Liverpool, Ohio, raised $5,000 for the Laughlins to start a pottery to make white ware

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1877

The Ohio Valley Pottery ceased making ironstone china

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1896

Homer Laughlin incorporated as Homer Laughlin and Company

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1898

Homer Laughlin retired and moved to California

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1902

The Homer Laughlin China Company purchased the Newell Farm and expanded across the Ohio into West Virginia

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1903

The Homer Laughlin Company traded factories with the National China Company

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1914

The Homer Laughlin Company made semi-vitreous and white granite dinner, hotel and toilet wares

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1929

Homer Laughlin China Company suspended operations in East Liverpool, Ohio

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1936

Homer Laughlin China Company introduced Fiestaware

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1959

Homer Laughlin China Company began producing restaurant china

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1973

The original Fiestaware was discontinued

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1986

Homer Laughlin China Company revived Fiestaware

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