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Clock and watch making

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Car and Foundry Company and Hamilton Watch Company sheet music for company songs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-284
Abstract: This collection contains two pieces of sheet music: "Volume for Victory," the song of the A.C.F. (American Car and Foundry Company) and "Hamiltonia," song of the Hamilton Watch Company. The American Car and Foundry, Company was founded in 1899 and is still considered a leading American manufacturer of railcars and railcar parts. The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. Among other milestones, it produced the first electric wristwatch in 1957 and the first digital watch in 1970. The Hamilton brand is currently owned and manufactured by the The Swatch Group out of Switzerland.
Dates: 1940-1942

Benjamin Ferris and Thomas Parker watch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-203
Abstract: Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867) and Thomas Parker (1761-1833) were both watchmakers in Philadelphia in the early nineteenth century. These are watch papers which were inserted in early timepieces and included identifying information about the watchmakers. Each paper lists the makers' Philadelphia addresses, includes a short inventory of his goods.
Dates: circa 1800-1810