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Object ID 003722

Object Name New York World Fair Kan-O-Seat

Object Desc Cane with seat attachment, says "New York World Fair" on the seat.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003332

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Canes


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date 1939

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords canes,New York World Fair,Kan-O-Seat,Stafford Johnson Seating Corp.,seating,

Title New York World Fair Kan-O-Seat

Description Wooden cane with two extra legs and seat attachment. Seat part slides down to make a stool. On seat is a black and orange sticker that reads "New York World Fair 1939". On the back of the seat is a stamp that syas "Kan-O-Seat Pat'd May 21, 1935 Stafford-Johnson Seating Corp. Ionia, Mich."


Approx Collection Date

Height 35

Length 0

Width 9

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Stafford-Johnson Seating Corporation

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3332



Date OCT 8,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Part of the sticker on the seat is gone. The legs are scratched up.


Date OCT 8,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 8,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit from Room 4, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin