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Brannock Device Co. Records, 1916, 1918, 1926-1998 (bulk 1925-1998)

view Brannock Device Co. Records, 1916, 1918, 1926-1998 (bulk 1925-1998) digital asset number 1
Creator:
Brannock Device Company
Donor:
Leonardi, Salvatore
Author:
Brannock, Charles F. 1903-1992
Brannock, Otis C
Park, Ernest N
Park-Brannock
Blind reference:
Selby Shoe Company
Subject:
United States. Army Supplies and stores
United States. Navy Supplies and stores
United States. Armed forces Supplies and stores Quality control
Physical description:
Approx. 12 cu. ft.: 34 boxes, 1 mapcase folder, and 1 filmstrip
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Filmstrips
Patents
Design drawings
Sales records
Advertisements
Trademarks
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Place:
New York
Syracuse
Date:
1925
1925-1998
1916, 1918, 1926-1998
bulk 1925-1998
20th century
1890-1920
Notes:
Charles F. Brannock invented the Brannock Foot-Measuring Device in 1925. It soon became the shoe industry standard. The Park-Brannock Shoe Store was established in 1906 by Otis C. Brannock and Ernest N. Park.
Summary:
Correspondence, design drawings, and U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks, advertisements, product information, sales records, photographs, and a film strip documenting the invention, promotion, and sale of the Brannock foot-measuring device, as well as the concurrent development of Park-Brannock as a leading shoe store in Syracuse, N.Y.
Subgroup A: (Series 1) Historical Background, 1928-1995; (Series 2) Operational records, 1926-1963; (Series 3) Product development records, 1925-1981; (Series 4) Advertising and marketing records, 1926-1980, 1998; (Series 5) Sales and distribution records, 1925-1996; and (Series 6) Photographs, ca. 1930-1997.
Subgroub B: (Series 1) Historical background, 1936-1963; (Series 2) Operational records, 1936-1972; (Series 3) Advertising and marketing records, 1933-1962; (Series 4) Sales records, 1916-1918, 1927-1981; and (Series 5) Photographs, 1934-1967.
Cite as:
Brannock Device Co. Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Foot--Measurement
Shoe industry
Shoe machinery
Shoes--Fitting
Shoes--Sizes
Measuring instruments
Measuring instruments industry
World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
Military supplies
Design, industrial
Show-windows
Local number:
1998.3007 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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