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  • Gude’s Pepto-Mangan Bottle

    Gude’s Pepto-Mangan Bottle

    Oct 04, 2018

    Before there were pharmacies, people would go to their neighborhood chemist and into their neighborhood apothecary. Inside this shop you could find liniments, ointments and other medicinal to help aid in healing. Apothecaries used plants and other substances to make [...]

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  • Index Typewriter

    Index Typewriter

    Oct 04, 2018

    Today, with the emergence of new digital technology, older technology also known as low tech is slowly on the outs. The typewriter is turning into an obsolete machine, much like home telephones and cassette tapes. A patent for the first [...]

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  • Object: Player Piano

    Object: Player Piano

    Oct 03, 2018

    EX2016.3.1 Player Piano Stuyvesant Piano Company American New York 1922 Materials: Wood, Metal, Plastic This object is a Stuyvesant player piano, manufactured in 1922 in New York. It was gifted to the museum by a local couple, along with over [...]

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  • Object: Contact printer

    Object: Contact printer

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0397b Contact Printer Ansco Company American Binghamton,NY 1920-1960 Materials: Wood/Glass/Wire This object is a contact printer made by Ansco Company in Binghamton, New York. Before photography became primarily digital, it was designed to create a photographic image from a film [...]

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  • Object: Photo Enlarger

    Object: Photo Enlarger

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0397a R. B. Enlarging Camera Folmer & Schwing Division Eastman Kodak Co. American Rochester, NY San Antonio 1917-1926 Materials: Metal and wood This object is a photo enlarger that was used by Zintgraff Studios, a commercial photography studio in San [...]

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