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Subject:
Wallace, Everett Leland 1888-1974  Search this
United States National Bureau of Standards  Search this
Physical description:
Photographic prints; 8 x 10
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1939
June 1939
Summary:
Everett Leland Wallace (1888-1974), of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards, demonstrates a "walking machine" that tests the leather uppers of shoes. The machine simulated the flexing of a shoe as a person walked in it.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-135, Image No. SIA2015-004746
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Shoes  Search this
Testing-machines  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 06-135 [SIA2015-004746]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_386897