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Worner, Ruby Kathryn 1900-1995  Search this
United States National Bureau of Standards  Search this
University of Chicago  Search this
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Photographic prints; 10 x 8
Black-and-white photographs
Dr. Ruby K. Worner (b. 1900) had been educated at the University of Chicago (B.S., 1921; M.S., 1922; Ph.D. in chemistry, 1925) and worked in the textile laboratories at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards from 1929 to 1940. She is shown demonstrating a machine that measured the resistance of different materials to creasing, that is, to the amount of <U+0080>́<U+009C>spring<U+0080>́<U+009D> in the material.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-135, Image No. SIA2015-004747
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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Testing-machines  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
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SIA Acc. 06-135 [SIA2015-004747]
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