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Object ID 002358

Object Name Car-Ferry Speller

Object Desc Tan with the label in the center and the name Laura Behnke printed at the top.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002408

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Stationery Items


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 20

Object Date 1900s

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1910

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords children's books,primers,spelling books,Theo Schmidtman's Sons Co.,books,textbooks,instructional materials,

Title Car-Ferry Speller

Description A book used by children to learn and pratice spelling. The pages of the book are filled with words. The cover features an illustation of three children in a classroom.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Theo Schmidtman's Sons Co.

Maker Details The company was active in the early 1900s and made paper, blank books and spellers.

Maker Mark A small, circular logo


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Image Caption CMY2408



Date MAY 31,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Lena Tomaszek

Notes The speller is in good condition, but is completely filled with written words.


Date MAY 31,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 19 from Room 1, Floor - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 4 from Room 1, Shelf 19 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 20 from Hallway Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin