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Object ID 006304

Object Name Traffic Light

Object Desc Powell's first traffic light ( non-sweating Adrake Lamp) Adrake, Chicago Written on Lantern Adams and West patented 1907

Collection General Collection

Accession # 1998.13.1

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General Category Other Objects

Category Other Objects - General

Source Jean Kirkham

Source Category Gift

Accession Date AUG 13,1998


Location MPH Shed

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Title Traffic Light

Description As far as she knwe my grandfather Julian Sharp had it installed in probable 1920's It was in center of the intersection It was originally probalbe a kerosene lantern and converted to electric

Physical Description very good




Date AUG 2,2012

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to MPH Shed from MPH Display Room - automatic entry by charlene