Founder of Joseph Enterprises, Inc., manufacturers of the Chia Pet, the Clapper, and other novelties.
Papers relating to products developed and marketed by Joseph Enterprises, Inc., including the Chia Pet, and the Clapper. The collection includes letters, photographs, audiovisual materials, print advertising, articles, tape recordings and transcripts of an oral history interviews of Pedott, and internal company papers,
Joseph Pedott Papers, ca. 1976-2005, 2008, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2005.3071 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves