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Creators:
Hoffman, Robin
Stone, William R., 1920-2006
Raytheon Company
Dates:
1967 - 1985
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1320
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting William R. Stone's involvement in the invention and development of the microwave for industrial and home use. The collection includes biographical information; patents, and other invention related papers; photographs; design drawings; internal company papers and memoranda; Stone's research and reports, especially on the subject o...

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Creators:
Servodyne Corporation
Gunnarson, John
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1955-1971
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0839
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Servodyne Company attempted to develop a prototype of the household microwave. The business records cover the operations and meetings of the company, as well as the corporation's financial troubles and liquidation following its bankruptcy in 1968. Also included are design details and photographs of the ovens.

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Creators:
Nordic Ware Division, Northland Aluminum
Dalquist, H. David
Dalquist, Dorothy
Dates:
1940-2006
Size:
28 Cubic feet (53 boxes and 25 oversize folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0980
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of a family-owned manufacturing firm, best known for kitchenware products including the Bundt Pan and Micro-Go-Round. The collection richly documents the entrepreneurial spirit of the Minnesota firm and its history of product innovation through technical files, marketing materials, and administrative and financial records.

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Dates:
1956 March 31
Level:
item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Florida Reclaiming "unusable" swamp land with machinery; environment. Fleco, Jacksonville, FL. Ohio Producing electronic stoves that cook with radio waves. Microwave oven; cooking. Tappan Stove Co., Mansfield, OH. California A commercial helicopter company inspects power lines, explores, and helps F.B.I. Kern Copters, Inc., Bakersfield, CA. Penn...

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Dates:
1955 September 24
Level:
item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Florida Reclaiming "unusable" swamp land with machinery; environment. Fleco, Jacksonville, FL. Ohio Producing electronic stoves that cook with radio waves. Microwave oven; cooking. Tappan Stove Co., Mansfield, OH. California A commercial helicopter company inspects power lines, explores, and helps Federal Bureau of Investigation. Kern Copters, In...

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Creators:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984
Dates:
1949-1984
Size:
124.9 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is composed of Krafft Ehricke's files including Ehricke's published and unpublished papers as well as papers and works by others that Ehricke gathered, presumably as reference material.

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