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Artifacts from modern America / Helen Sheumaker.

Author/creator Sheumaker, Helen author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Descriptionxxxii, 347 pages ; 29 cm.
Series Daily life through artifacts
Daily life through artifacts. ^A1258788
Contents How to evaluate artifacts -- Chronology of events -- Part I. Communications -- Brownie Camera -- Eversharp Fountain Pen -- Princess Telephone -- Remington Typewriter -- Sony TR-610 Radio -- TRS-80 Computer -- Part II. Cooking, food, and drink -- Bob's Big Boy -- Cellophane -- Coffee percolator -- Kelvinator Microwave Radarange -- Telescoping shopping cart -- Part III. Entertainment -- Atari 2600 Video Game Console -- Ian Fleming paperback -- Portable Gramophone -- Superman Comic Book -- Part IV. Grooming, clothing, and accessories -- Drene Shampoo -- Lorna Doone patched blue jeans -- Maidenform Bra -- Max Factor Lipstick -- Nike Waffle Trainer -- Schick Electric Razor -- Part V. Health and medicine -- Antibiotics Penicillin Sampel -- Art Deco ashtray -- Custer Electric Wheelchair -- Enovid Birth Control Pill -- Part VI. Household items -- Air conditioner -- Hoover Vacuum Cleaner -- Moonshine still -- Refrigerator -- Part Vii. Political and civic life -- Environmental movement buttons -- Gay pride button -- Instructional voting machine -- Let Women Vote literature bag -- Rosa Parks bus -- Part VIII. Religion -- Muhammad Ali robes -- National Workmen's Jewish rights ribbon -- The Bible story -- Part IX. Tools and weapons -- Electric chair -- Fordson Tractor -- Police revolver -- World War I children's gas mask -- Part X. Transportation -- Trav-l-Coach House Trailer -- Boeing 367 Dash 80 Airplane -- Gas ration card -- Ken Kesey's Merry Prankster Bus -- Lunar Orbiter -- Pullman Car -- Schwinn Starlet Bicycle.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Sheumaker, Helen. Artifacts from modern America. Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017 9781440846830
LCCN 2017022376
ISBN1440846820 (hardcover alkaline paper)
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