1930's - 40's
9.25 in|13 in HIGH x 12 in|13.25 in WIDE x 7 in|8.25 in DEEP
(23.49 cm|33.02 cm HIGH x 30.48 cm|33.65 cm WIDE x 17.78 cm|20.95 cm DEEP)
Gift of Marian Ury

sewing machine. Description: portable electric sewing machine and carrying case; a:sewing machine, green metal General Electric ; b: with cord; c: detachable foot (in operating condition), with 3 yellow metal closures on the front, black handle on the top, top opens on hinges, 2" from top. e: drawer, wood, painted mustard yellow, tonge and groove corners, fits over the sewing machine at top od the case; 4 sections, 1 for cardboard box, 1 void for top of machine, 2 for thread,buttons, pins, needles etc. (far right section has hole drilled for machine) f-p: s spools of thread (11) q: cardboard box. Good condition. Dimensions: a: 11" x 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" d:11" x 7 3/4" x 13 1/8" e: 12 1/8" x 7 1/8" x 2 1/8". History: Mrs. Bloom (donor's mother) was an elementary school secretary during the 1930's-40's This sewing machine was used in a W.P.A. sewing project conducted at the school; when WWII started the W.P.A. Project ceased and the machine was abandoned. (evidently, this machine which has a General Electric mark, was made by another company which failed in the depression was taken over by G.E. and G.E. put label on machine.

Used: W.P.A.

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