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United Garment Workers of America Notebook

Advertiser:
United Garment Workers of America  Search this
Maker:
Bastian Brothers Company  Search this
United Garment Workers of America  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 5 in; 6.35 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Notebook with Celluloid Cover
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
1908
Subject:
Science  Search this
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
ID Number:
2006.0098.1351
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1351
Accession number:
2006.0098
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Work
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-002e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1344821
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Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation

Interviewer:
Liebhold, Peter  Search this
Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Names:
Washington Steel Mill  Search this
Sendzimir, Tadeusz, 1894-1989  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
27 Video recordings
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Videotapes
Oral history
Interviews
Date:
December 1996.
Scope and Contents:
Inventor Tadeusz Sendzimir, a Polish immigrant, designed and installed the first "Z" Mill for cold rolling stainless steel in the United States. The videohistory documents the story of a new approach to the rolling process of steel technology transfer and consumer demand for a new product;video documents the mill in operation and interviews with active and retired workers.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 3 series.

Series 1: Original Videotapes (13)

Series 2: Master Videotapes (7)

Series 3: Reference Videotapes (7).
Biographical / Historical:
Tadeusz Sendzimir, a Polish émigré, came to the United States in 1939 to work at Armco Steel in Middletown, Ohio. Sendzimir had earlier developed radical processes for galvanizing steel (1931) and cold rolling steel (1933). Sendzimir's rolling process departed dramatically from the multi-stand continuous process developed by John Tytus Armco (1924). Instead of using multi-stand four high rolls Sendzimir's mill used a clustered nest of rolls, like two inverted pyramids (1-2-3-4 configuration). A few Sendzimir Mills were built in Europe before WW II stopped construction of experimental steel plants. While Sendzimir was working at Armco, Signode Steel in Chicago ordered on of his "Z" Mills (Sendzimir Mills are called "Z" Mills in the United States). Signode used the mill to successfully roll low carbon steel for strapping and more importantly for rolling ultra thin silicon steel (for radar units) during WW II.

Stainless steel, first developed around 1915, is made by alloying carbon steel with chromium to make a metal that is highly resistant to corrosion. Stainless steel is relatively hard and is difficult to weld, cut, or drill. The physical properties of stainless steel are important to understanding why the "Z" mill has been so successful. Stainless steel was traditionally rolled in sheets on a four high reversing mill (with a Z mill much larger strips forming rolls can be made). Because stainless steel work hardens quickly it cannot be run through a multi-stand mill easily. One advantage of the a Z mill is that the small work rolls provide a sharper bite, greater pressure, and less roll deflection than a four high mill and thus can roll stainless top gage without having to anneal (soften) the roll.

For more on Sendzimir as an inventor see Steel Will: The Life of Tad Sendizmir, Hippocrene Books, New York, 1994 and by Vanda Sendzimir or "My Father the Inventor" in Invention and Technology, Fall 1995, p. 54-63 also by Vanda Sendzimir.
Related Archival Materials:
Mill's central control pulpit in collection of the Division of History of Technology (now Division of Work and Industry).
Provenance:
Created by the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and Peter Liebhold of the Division of History of Technology in December 1996.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Steel industry and trade -- 1930-2000  Search this
Steel -- Cold working -- 20th century  Search this
Steel, Stainless -- 20th century  Search this
Factories -- 20th century  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes -- 1990-2000
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Citation:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation, December 1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0605
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Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0605

Original Videos

Collection Interviewer:
Liebhold, Peter  Search this
Collection Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images [174751155]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation, December 1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0605, Series 1
See more items in:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0605-ref512

Master Videos

Collection Interviewer:
Liebhold, Peter  Search this
Collection Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation, December 1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0605, Series 2
See more items in:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0605-ref513

Reference Videos

Collection Interviewer:
Liebhold, Peter  Search this
Collection Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation, December 1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0605, Series 3
See more items in:
Sendzimir Mill Video Documentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0605-ref514

Ribbon

Object Name:
ribbon
Object Type:
ribbon
Other Terms:
ribbon; Accessories for the Manufacturing of Clothing
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alfred Roberts
ID Number:
CS.229563.007A
Catalog number:
229563.007A
Accession number:
229563
229563
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-7854-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_365210

Claire McCardell Woman's Suit

Maker:
McCardell, Claire  Search this
Object Name:
suit, 3-piece
Object Type:
Woman
Suit
Other Terms:
Suit, 4-Piece; Entire Body; Main Dress; Female
Date made:
1949-1950
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Nancy Sevier Madden
ID Number:
CS.316474.026
Catalog number:
316474.026
Accession number:
316474
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-7b1f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_365393
Online Media:

Barthelmes Shop Sign

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 21 in x 3 1/4 in; 73.66 cm x 53.34 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
shop sign
sign, shop
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1830 - 1870
mid 19th century
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
ME.388196
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
388196
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Work
Advertising
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a418-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662017
Online Media:

Time Clock, International Time Recorder

Manufacturer:
International Time Recording Company  Search this
Maker:
International Time Recording Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 46 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in x 13 in; 118.11 cm x 44.45 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
time clock
Place made:
United States
United States: New York
Date made:
1915
1915
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of IBM Corporation; Dept. of Arts and Sciences
ID Number:
ME.328538
Catalog number:
328538
Accession number:
272366
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Measuring & Mapping
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-ab17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856466

Calamus draco (Willd.) Dragon's Blood (sticks)

Physical Description:
dragon's blood sticks (overall material)
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 7/8 in x 3 in; 25.0825 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
crude drug
Other Terms:
Materia Medica; Drugs; Sticks; Husk
Date made:
ca 1881
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Wm. Schieffelin and Company
ID Number:
MG.050039
Accession number:
10696
Catalog number:
50039
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c14f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_873947
Online Media:

Edison Talking Doll

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/8 in x 9 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in; 56.1975 cm x 24.13 cm x 11.1125 cm
Object Name:
doll, talking
Other Terms:
Mechanical
Date made:
1890
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
ME.311215
Catalog number:
311215
Accession number:
143749
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Cultures & Communities
American Enterprise
Family & Social Life
Exhibition:
American Enterprise (doll)
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-73d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1413900
Online Media:

Underwood Model 5

Maker:
Underwood Typewriter Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (body material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 18 in x 12 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
typewriter
Date made:
1914
Subject:
Typewriter  Search this
Office Machines  Search this
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Underwood Elliott Fisher Co.
ID Number:
ME.312108
Accession number:
161692
Catalog number:
312108
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
Artifact Walls exhibit
Computers & Business Machines
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e315-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_998196
Online Media:

Bevil Wind Mill Patent Model

Inventor:
Bevil, Henry H.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 12 in; 29.21 cm x 20.955 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
patent model, windmill
Object Type:
Patent Model
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Dublin
Associated place:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Date made:
1880
Patent date:
1880-04-06
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
MC.309201
Catalog number:
309201
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
226,265
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Agriculture
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-78d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846960
Online Media:

DuMont "Revere" Television Receiver

Maker:
DuMont Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 3/8 in x 43 1/2 in x 25 3/8 in; 94.9325 cm x 110.49 cm x 64.4525 cm
Object Name:
television receiver
Other Terms:
television receiver; Television
Date made:
1947
Associated date:
1949
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
from Ethel DuMont
ID Number:
EM.327729
Catalog number:
327729
Accession number:
270106
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f516-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713256
Online Media:

Alexander Graham Bell Experimental Telephone

Maker:
Bell, Alexander G.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (base material)
brass (posts material)
tin (mouthpiece material)
brass (brackets material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 5 in x 11 in; 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
experimental telephone
telephone
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
EM.252599
Accession number:
49064
Catalog number:
252599
Patent number:
174465
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Artifact Walls exhibit
Communications
Computers & Business Machines
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1e5f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_689864
Online Media:

Stock Ticker

Maker:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in x 14 in x 15 in; 41.91 cm x 39.37 cm x 35.56 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
telegraph ticker receiver
stock ticker
telegraph printer
printing telegraph
telegraph ticker
ticker
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
telegraph ticker receiver; Telegraphy; printer
Date made:
1873
Subject:
Telegraph  Search this
Stock Markets  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
EM.252616
Catalog number:
252616
Patent number:
140488
Accession number:
49064
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8256-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703474

Edison "New Year's Eve" Lamp

User:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Maker:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Physical Description:
carbon (overall material)
glass (overall material)
platinum (overall material)
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
light bulb
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
light bulb; Lighting Devices; No Base; Horseshoe; Carbon
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Edison, Menlo Park
Used:
United States: New Jersey, Edison, Menlo Park
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
1879
Used date:
1879-12-31
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
from General Electric Co.
ID Number:
EM.181797
Catalog number:
181797
Accession number:
33407
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
National Treasures exhibit
Artifact Walls exhibit
Domestic Furnishings
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
American Enterprise
Energy & Power
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3705-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_704361
Online Media:

William Ramsay's Desk and Bookcase

Measurements:
overall, lock: 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.08 cm
overall, hinges, each: 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; .635 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
Slant-Front Desk and Bookcase
desk
Place made:
United Kingdom: Scotland, Edinburgh
Place used:
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Date made:
1770s or earlier
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Virginia  Search this
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
The Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay
ID Number:
DL.62.0549
Catalog number:
62.0549
Accession number:
220760
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Work
Cultures & Communities
Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0967-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_308117
Online Media:

Paul Revere Silver Sugar Tongs

Maker:
Revere, Paul  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 6 in x 1 7/8 in; 3.175 cm x 15.24 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
tongs
Object Type:
flatware
tongs
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1792
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Anna Cornette Brastow
ID Number:
DL.60.2211
Catalog number:
60.2211
Accession number:
131186
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-d3f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301991

Platt's Oil Hanging Lamp Patent Model

Inventor:
Platt, Alonzo  Search this
Physical Description:
joined at (chairs (3) connector/connecting technique)
joined at (reservoir (3) connector/connecting technique)
joined at (ring connector/connecting technique)
tin (burners (3) material)
tin (chairs (3) material)
tin (hanger material)
tin (reservoir (3) material)
Object Name:
lamp
Object Type:
Lighting Devices
Patent Model
Lighting Devices
Other Terms:
lamp; Lighting Devices; Oil; Hanging
Associated place:
United States: Connecticut, Middletown
Patent date:
1836-10-08
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
DL.332316
Catalog number:
332316
Patent number:
42
Accession number:
94380
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f5ab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_305122
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