Guide to the Western Electric Company Photograph Album

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1036
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Western Electric Company.
Dates:
1925.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This album, prepared for a Bell System conference in Chicago, 1925, contains black-and-white photographs of the Hawthorne, Illinois Works of the Western Electric Company including views of buildings and grounds, offices, laboratories, shops, and the rod and wire mill.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Preferred Citation
Western Electric Company Photograph Album, 1925, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Collected for the National Museum of American History, Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (now called the Division of Work and Industry). Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1920-1930 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manufacturing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Chicago (Ill.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawthorne Works. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bell System. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives