Underwood typewriter and case

Created by
Underwood Typewriter Company, American, 1895 - 1963
Owned by
Dundee, Chris, American, 1907 - 1998
Subject of
Dundee's 5th St. Gym, American, 1950 - 1983
Date
ca. 1950
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
Medium
metal , plastic
Dimensions
typewriter: 6 x 11 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (15.2 x 28.6 x 31.1 cm)
case: 7 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. (17.8 x 33.3 x 33.7 cm)
Description
An Underwood typewriter (2012.123.1a) with attachable traveling case (2012.123.1b). Typewriter is black with the ribbon still intact. All keys are present. Also included is a gray traveling case for the typewriter. The typewriter attaches to the case.
Place used
Miami, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Type
typewriters
cases (containers)
Topic
Boxing
Business
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Suzanne Dundee Bonner
Object number
2012.123.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55803ea69-be44-4ecc-90a3-9957ce936254
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