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Manufactured by:
Chicago Hardware Foundry Co., American, founded 1900  Search this
Subject of:
F. W. Woolworth Company, American, 1879 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
metal, wood, latex
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 1/2 × 15 × 15 in. (59.7 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
counter stools
Place collected:
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939-1960
Description:
A green lunch counter stool from the F. W. Woolworth department store in Greensboro, North Carolina. The back rest and frame of the seat are chrome plated metal. The back rest is made of a middle rail with two spindles attached to a top rail that curves to connect to the chair seat. The seat has a plywood bottom and is attached to an iron tube. The iron tube and chair have been inserted into a metal pedestal. A manufacturer’s tag is stapled to the bottom of the seat.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, Greensboro, NC
Object number:
2015.226.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
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/fd57acb78ee-df92-49ca-a2bc-f44dca634c09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.226.2