Elite Pottery

  

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In operation

1903-1935

Wares

sinks and lavatories (Industrial Directory 1909); sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1912, 1918, 1927); plumbers' earthenware (Industrial Directory 1931)

Notes

The Elite Pottery was established in 1903 (Harney 1929).

“Elite Pottery was founded in 1901 by G.W. Page, Samuel Bedson, and Louis J. Deihl for the production of sanitary wares” (Robinson and Feeny 1980:64).

Selected References

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1903-1935. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

“Elite Pottery is Enjoined.” 1906. State Gazette, April 9, 1906.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1909. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Secretary of State. 1914. “Corporations of New Jersey, Lists of Certificates to December 31, 1911.” MacCrellish & Quigley, Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1918. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, Department of Labor. 1927. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, State Department of Labor. 1931. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. “The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain.” House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.

Other firms at this site:

Other Names

Elite Pottery Company, Inc.; Elite Pottery

Block and Lot:
210B/2, 6, 13

Historic Street Address:
Enterprise Avenue near Pennsylvania Railroad

Municipality:
City of Trenton