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Description
White gown or nightgown with smocking across the chest and a slight floral pattern (three small pink flowers). Sleeves are gathered at the end with pink thread. Gown is open at the back, tied at neck and waist with silken threads. Tag at the bottom reads "Bambi / Reg'd / Olga A Newell / Toronto"
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Manufacturer
Olga A Newell
Other Names
nightgown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
White gown or nightgown with smocking across the chest and a slight floral pattern (three small pink flowers). Sleeves are gathered at the end with pink thread. Gown is open at the back, tied at neck and waist with silken threads. Tag at the bottom reads "Bambi / Reg'd / Olga A Newell / Toronto"
Accession No.
2018.25.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Tall cylindrical red tin with "Blue Ribbon / Baking Powder" in white letters with a blue ribbon design between text.
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Title
Blue Ribbon Baking Powder
Manufacturer
Brooke Bond Canada Ltd.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada: Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Description
Tall cylindrical red tin with "Blue Ribbon / Baking Powder" in white letters with a blue ribbon design between text.
Accession No.
2004.17.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Small yellow hardcovered book titled "Musson's Improved Lumber and Log Book / New and Revised / Illustrated Edition". Handwritten on the cover is the date 1905. Inside is inscribed "E. Hann 1905" in pencil. The book details measurements for various building parameters, including wood, bricks, etc.
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Title
Musson's Improved Lumber and Log Book
Manufacturer
Musson Book Company
Original Owner
Ernest Hann
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1905
Description
Small yellow hardcovered book titled "Musson's Improved Lumber and Log Book / New and Revised / Illustrated Edition". Handwritten on the cover is the date 1905. Inside is inscribed "E. Hann 1905" in pencil. The book details measurements for various building parameters, including wood, bricks, etc.
History Of Use
The book was owned by Ernest Hann, Smithers pioneer. The title page of the book indicates that it is intended for use "For ship and boat builders, lumber merchants, saw-mill men, farmers and mechanics". Original price was $0.25.
Accession No.
2017.8.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Soft covered children's school book. Illustrated cover shows a young girl holding a doll looking at a scene of a tree and garden. Inside the cover is a square stick-on label that reads: "Free Text Book / The Property of / Dora J. Lyness (handwritten)".
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Title
The British Columbia Readers: Beginner's Reader
Manufacturer
W.J. Gage and Company Limited
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
Soft covered children's school book. Illustrated cover shows a young girl holding a doll looking at a scene of a tree and garden. Inside the cover is a square stick-on label that reads: "Free Text Book / The Property of / Dora J. Lyness (handwritten)".
History Of Use
No clear indication this particular item was used in Smithers, but is considered representative of a text book likely used in early education and schools in Smithers.
Accession No.
1981.16.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Blue covered paper book with orange and blue stylized drawing of a fire on front, titled "Songs for Canadian Girl Guides".
Title
Songs for Canadian Girl Guides, 3rd Edition
Manufacturer Notes
Girl Guides of Canada
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1971
Period or Date Notes
Copyright date for 3rd edition in back of book
Description
Blue covered paper book with orange and blue stylized drawing of a fire on front, titled "Songs for Canadian Girl Guides".
Accession No.
2018.42.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Hardcover book titled "The New Basic Reader: The New Fun with Dick and Jane". Stamped with "Smithers Distric #54 Pool Library" inside, and number 18 has been marked on inside cover suggesting this was a textbook for distribution (1 of at least 18 copies).
Title
The New Fun with Dick and Jane
Manufacturer
W.J. Gage and Company Limited
Original Owner
Ordinall family
Manufacturer Notes
Gage & Co. are publishers
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1951
End Date
1956
Period or Date Notes
Date range based on web searches for book
Description
Hardcover book titled "The New Basic Reader: The New Fun with Dick and Jane". Stamped with "Smithers Distric #54 Pool Library" inside, and number 18 has been marked on inside cover suggesting this was a textbook for distribution (1 of at least 18 copies).
History Of Use
Used by the Ordinall family children while attending Muheim Memorial Elementary School in the 1960s.
Accession No.
2019.41.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Hardcover book titled "Seeing Through Arithmetic".
Title
Seeing Through Arithmetic
Manufacturer
W.J. Gage Limited
Original Owner
Ordinall family
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1965
End Date
1965
Period or Date Notes
Date based on copyright date inside book
Description
Hardcover book titled "Seeing Through Arithmetic".
Accession No.
2019.41.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
PAPER;
Description
Paper booklet with tan coloured cover, with "Burdock Blood Bitters 1931 Almanac and Key to Health" in stylized black text. The booklet is an advertisement for various medical products such as "Laxa Liver Pills", "Heart and Nerve Pills", etc. alongside testimonials from users, monthly calendars (the…
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Title
Burdock Blood Bitters Almanac and Key to Health
Manufacturer
T. Milburn Co. Limited
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1931
End Date
1931
Period or Date Notes
Stated inside the booklet that this is the 65th edition of the almanac, the first printed in 1866.
Description
Paper booklet with tan coloured cover, with "Burdock Blood Bitters 1931 Almanac and Key to Health" in stylized black text. The booklet is an advertisement for various medical products such as "Laxa Liver Pills", "Heart and Nerve Pills", etc. alongside testimonials from users, monthly calendars (the almanac component), and other general health "advice".
Material
PAPER;
Accession No.
2017.10.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Light pink silks encased in paper package. Paper packaging covered in information about the package. For full details see artifact, too much for efficient inscription notes.
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Manufacturer
Corticelli Silk Co., Ltd.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
TEXTILEWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
Light pink silks encased in paper package. Paper packaging covered in information about the package. For full details see artifact, too much for efficient inscription notes.
Inscriptions
Color No. 2067
Accession No.
2001.11.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Round container (a) with lid (b) for "Lallemand's Yeast Cakes". Packaging has a picture of a chicken titled with "Raises the Dough of the Finest Bread"
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Title
Lallemand's Yeast Cakes
Manufacturer
Fred A. Lallemand & Company
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Canada: Montreal, Quebec
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
Round container (a) with lid (b) for "Lallemand's Yeast Cakes". Packaging has a picture of a chicken titled with "Raises the Dough of the Finest Bread"
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1996.191.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER ANIMAL-SPONGE;
FABRIC-FELT;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
PLASTIC;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
The desk calculator is situated in a wooden box with leather straps and gold metal clasps. The lid has two hinges to swing open. On one side of the box is a plaque that reads "CALCULATOR, COURSE-SPEED / MARK II-A/ THE STANLEY MANUFACTURING CO. LIMITED / TORONTO CANADA / SERIAL No. S.T. 1172". Insi…
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Manufacturer
The Stanley Manufacturing Co. Limited
Other Names
Calculator Desk
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
DATA PROCESSING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
The desk calculator is situated in a wooden box with leather straps and gold metal clasps. The lid has two hinges to swing open. On one side of the box is a plaque that reads "CALCULATOR, COURSE-SPEED / MARK II-A/ THE STANLEY MANUFACTURING CO. LIMITED / TORONTO CANADA / SERIAL No. S.T. 1172". Inside the box is the calculator, which is held in place by wooden supports covered in green felt. metal base with 'AIRSPEED M.P.H.' in white on the left, and 'AIRSPEED KNOTS' in red on the right. There are numbers on either side of the writing. There is a straight ruler on the top titled "GROUND SPEED" and a circle labelled "WIND DIRECTION". There are various inscritions inside the lid, including: "TAYLOR B.C.", "NZ 413090", "OLSON 42", AND "CANADA". Other markings in pencil on the right inside the lid are difficult to read including: "J.N. JUNKER R7211 Class 19", "C. ? EDWARDS ? Class 36" There is also a piece of paper glued inside the lid with directions on how to move the Wind Direction Disc.
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER ANIMAL-SPONGE;
FABRIC-FELT;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
PLASTIC;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Inscriptions
See above under Description
Height
5.7
Width
16
Length
28.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1976.112.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A small grey and black Kodak Brownie Fiesta Camera with a flash holder above the view finder. On the back of the flash attachment is a decal with the instructions for type of film and distance for use. Also Made in Toronto, Canada by Kodak Co. Limited. Registered Trade Mark. There is also a long bl…
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Title
Kodak Brownie Fiesta Camera
Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak Co. Limiated
Original Owner
Byng Webster
Manufacturer Notes
Registered Trade Mark
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
A small grey and black Kodak Brownie Fiesta Camera with a flash holder above the view finder. On the back of the flash attachment is a decal with the instructions for type of film and distance for use. Also Made in Toronto, Canada by Kodak Co. Limited. Registered Trade Mark. There is also a long black cotton cord attached to the camera sides for wearing around the neck. On the bottom of the camera are arrows for opening and closing the film holder and a button for winding the film forward.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2013.24.139
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
Description
A hard black plastic camera with art-deco silver and black chrome sides. When closed it is a rectangular box. When opened the camera sits on a small metal stand that extends from the front flap with "32376B" embossed on it. It has a black bellows and a black lense with "KODAK DOUBLET" printed on it…
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Title
Kodak Six-16 Camera
Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1932
End Date
1936
Description
A hard black plastic camera with art-deco silver and black chrome sides. When closed it is a rectangular box. When opened the camera sits on a small metal stand that extends from the front flap with "32376B" embossed on it. It has a black bellows and a black lense with "KODAK DOUBLET" printed on it. On a small black plate below this is "SIX-16 KODAK MADE IN CANADA BY CANADIAN KODAK CO. LIMITED TORONTO, ONT." On the top of the camera is a black leather handle attached by two metal loops. On one side is a metal dial with "USE KODAK FILM 616" printed on it.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
Height
17.6 4.2
Width
8.2 8.2
Length
15 18
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
First measurement is for when the camera is open and the second measurement is for when it is closed.
Accession No.
2013.24.96
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Black plastic camera. Has a top-down view finder. Has a small plastic carrying strap. a) A black plastic camera with a top-down viewfinder. On the top is a black plastic carrying strap. Printed on the front is "BROWNIE HAWKEYE CAMERA FLASH MODEL". b) The yellow, black, and red cardboard box for th…
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Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
Black plastic camera. Has a top-down view finder. Has a small plastic carrying strap. a) A black plastic camera with a top-down viewfinder. On the top is a black plastic carrying strap. Printed on the front is "BROWNIE HAWKEYE CAMERA FLASH MODEL". b) The yellow, black, and red cardboard box for the camera. On the front is a picture of a girl reading a book with her doll.
Height
a) 11 b) 12.6
Width
a) 8 b) 10.1
Length
a) 11 b) 12.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2013.24.67 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
The camera case is made of brown leather and has "Kodak" stamped on it. The box is long and slim, the top is black and the bottom is Kodak orange. Unable to determine what the camera looks like (see conservation notes). Inside the box was an unknown metal square with a star on it. A: camera B: cas…
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Title
Kodak Brownie Super 27 Camera
Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
The camera case is made of brown leather and has "Kodak" stamped on it. The box is long and slim, the top is black and the bottom is Kodak orange. Unable to determine what the camera looks like (see conservation notes). Inside the box was an unknown metal square with a star on it. A: camera B: case C: box D: unknown metal piece
Number Of Parts
4
Accession No.
2013.24.50 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A No. 2 Brownie camera with a hard body covered in black leatherette. It is a box-shaped camera with a black handle on top and a level shutter. The back is able to open by releasing a metal clasp. Inside the flap is in red lettering is "FOLD THIS MASK OVER OUTSIDE DUPLEX PAPER AFTER IT IS THREADED …
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Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
A No. 2 Brownie camera with a hard body covered in black leatherette. It is a box-shaped camera with a black handle on top and a level shutter. The back is able to open by releasing a metal clasp. Inside the flap is in red lettering is "FOLD THIS MASK OVER OUTSIDE DUPLEX PAPER AFTER IT IS THREADED UP No. 2 BROWNIE CAMERA MODEL U. S. PATENTS Sep. 25, 1894; April 11, 189; Jan. 21, 1902; April 14,1903. BY EASTMAN KODAK CO., ROCHESTER N.Y., U.S.A. MADE BY CANADIAN KODAK CO., LIMITED TORONTO, CANADA".
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
14.2
Width
8.2
Length
10.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.24.72
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
Description
A black hard plastic camera. When closed the camera is rectangular with a black leather handle on its top attached with two metal loops. When opened it has a pop-up viewfinder and a black bellows that is supported by a metal tab that extends from the front flap with "KODAK" printed on it. It has a …
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Title
Kodak Anastigmat F:8.8 100mm
Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1939
End Date
1949
Description
A black hard plastic camera. When closed the camera is rectangular with a black leather handle on its top attached with two metal loops. When opened it has a pop-up viewfinder and a black bellows that is supported by a metal tab that extends from the front flap with "KODAK" printed on it. It has a black and silver lense with several dials and "KODAK ANASTIGMAT F:8.8 100mm." printed on it. Below this on the inside of the front flap is a black plaque with "KODAK VIGILANT SIX 20 MADE IN CANADA BY CANADIAN KODAK CO. LIMITED TORONTO, ONT." printed on it. On the back is a moveable clasp with "OPEN ONLY WHILE WINDING" printed on it.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PLASTIC;
Height
16.5 4.5
Width
8.5 8.5
Length
13 16.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
The first measurement is for when the camera is open and the second measurment is for when the camera is closed.
Accession No.
2013.24.88
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Wooden box, made of un-finished wood. Box fits together via notches. On the front and back of the box there is thick, black writing that reads " 25 LBS. REGULAR HEAD NO. / CAPEWELL / [ off to the side of Capewell is a large number 5] / HORSE NAILS / THE CAPEWELL HORSE NAIL CO. / TORONTO CANADA / "T…
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Manufacturer
The Capewell Horse Nails Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
Wooden box, made of un-finished wood. Box fits together via notches. On the front and back of the box there is thick, black writing that reads " 25 LBS. REGULAR HEAD NO. / CAPEWELL / [ off to the side of Capewell is a large number 5] / HORSE NAILS / THE CAPEWELL HORSE NAIL CO. / TORONTO CANADA / "THE BEST IN THE WORLD"" One side has, in the same black lettering "MADE IN CANADA / BY / THE CAPEWELL HORSE NAIL CO. / TORONTO. ONT." There is also what appears to be their logo or crest beside the writing.
Accession No.
2006.3.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
A: Small glass bottle filled with pink tablets. On one side there is a lable that reads: "Chamberlain's Tablets One for a Laxative Two for a Mild Physic Three for an Active Cathartic" and then it repeats in French. B: Orange cardboard box with black writing and a red star on box. Front of box rea…
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Manufacturer
Standard Laboratories, Ltd.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
A: Small glass bottle filled with pink tablets. On one side there is a lable that reads: "Chamberlain's Tablets One for a Laxative Two for a Mild Physic Three for an Active Cathartic" and then it repeats in French. B: Orange cardboard box with black writing and a red star on box. Front of box reads 'Chamberlain's Tablets A Pleasant Physic Standard Laboratories, Ltd. Distributors Toronto, Ontario, Canada Price 35 cts'. There is a red star in the left corner of the front of the box with a black 'C' on the star and trademark written at the top of the star. The back of the box has this same writing in french. The sides of the box have the following in black writing: 'NO 12699 PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT', 'TRY THEM FOR BAD BREATH AND INDIGESTION', 'JUST WHAT YOU NEED WHEN BILIOUS AND WHEN YOU FEEL DULL AND WEARY AFTER EATING' and French writing on another side. C: Directions for use.
Narrative
Box of Chamberlain's Tablets made by Standard Laboratories, Ltd., Distributors, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contents presumably used for bad breath and indigestion.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
4
Length
6.4
Depth
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1990.142.7 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
1986.39.1a: Wooden clipboard. Made by Shannon in Toronto. Office Specialty. 1986.39.1b: Attached to the clipboard is a sheet of stiff cardboard with a blank shipping list printed on it. On the bottom of it is written 'Office Specialty Mfg. Co. Makers of Office Filing Systems'. On the back is an a…
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Manufacturer
Office Specialty Mfg. Co. Ltd
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
1986.39.1a: Wooden clipboard. Made by Shannon in Toronto. Office Specialty. 1986.39.1b: Attached to the clipboard is a sheet of stiff cardboard with a blank shipping list printed on it. On the bottom of it is written 'Office Specialty Mfg. Co. Makers of Office Filing Systems'. On the back is an ad for Shannon Transfer Cases and Rapid Roller Letter Copier
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
8
Width
23
Length
37
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1986.39.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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