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Created by:
Wollensak, American, 1899 - 1972  Search this
Used by:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Owned by:
Mosque No. 7, American, founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/2 x 12 x 10 5/8 in. (16.5 x 30.5 x 27 cm)
Type:
audio equipment
machine-readable artifacts
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960
Description:
Wollensak Stereo-tape magnetic recorder, Model T-1515. Beige plastic with silver metal. The front of the recorder has several beige buttons to play, record and stop as well as volume and tone controls. There is a counter to track the time of the recording to the left of the buttons. The lid of the recorder lifts off so that tape reels can be placed inside for recording. The lid of the recorder has the words [3M WOLLENSAK]. The handle on the side of the recorder also includes the word [WOLLENSAK].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.53
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Movement:
Black Nationalism
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd556324d9f-1a29-4043-996c-90a9596ec0e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.53