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Singer Manufacturing Company
Singer Company (The), (Fairfield, New Jersey)
11 Cubic feet (3 oversize folders, 20 boxes)
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
The bulk of the collection consists of renderings of sewing machines and related products by industrial designers such as Henry Dreyfuss, Robert P. Gersin, Eliot Noyes, and Malcolm S. Park; by designers of Singer's in-house design department; and by consultants to the firm. Materials include decals, photographs, negatives, patents, and renderings and sketches. This collection documents the influence of industrial design on Singer sewing machines as well as other household products such as vacuum cleaners.