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Lurelle Guild (1898-1985) was an architect, industrial designer, and interior designer. The collection contains a three-piece "Mayfair" coffee set designed by Guild, a coffee pot, creamer, and sugar bowl, manufactured by Wear-Ever Aluminum, a subsidiary of the Aluminum Company of America as part of its Kensington Ware line.
The Lake Mohonk Mountain House was a noted summer resort hotel located on Lake Mohonk in the Shawangunk Mountains of Ulster County, northwest of New York City. The collection consists of tear sheets from the trade press, advertisements, trade literature, trade catalogs and other publications collected by Daniel Smiley (1796-1878), former manager of the Lake Mohonk Mountain House, in the course of planning and executing new projects, maintaining the building and grounds, and purchasing new furnishings and equipments. This material is accompanied by fairly routine letters of request and replies from sales representatives. There are also some copies of hotel menus and programmes for social events.
The 1934 National Electrical and Radio Exposition was held in New York City at Madison Square Garden from September 19th to the 29th. The Electrical Association of New York organized the exposition. It was one of the annual radio and electronic products trade shows held in the city in the 1920s through the 1940s. This item is an album forty-five photographs taken during the exposition. The photographs are primarily of various companies individual displays. Companies represented are RCA, Westinghouse Electric, Singer Sewing Machine, General Electric, Hoover, Leonard, among others.
These photographs show an exhibit sponsored by the New York State Home Bureau Managers' Association that went on display at the New York State Fair in Syracuse from August 30th to September 6th in 1952. The exhibit was intended for use by professionals in the field of home demonstration to showcase principles of home economics and domestic skills to State Fair attendees.
The exhibit was developed under the supervision of Professor Mary Koll Heiner (1890-1956), of the College of Home Economics at Cornell University, and fabricated using Crosley and Bendix brand appliances and cabinets. At the time these photographs were taken, these two brands were produced by the Crosley Division of the AVCO Manufacturing Corporation of Coldwater, Ohio.