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Object ID 003748

Object Name Radio-Mike

Object Desc Cardboard box containing a radio-mike for home broadcasting fun

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003358a-e

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Household Items

Source Dan Chudnow

Source Category Gift

Accession Date SEP 1,2015

Credit/Acknowledgement Dan Chudnow

Location Room 9, Shelf 7

Object Date 1933

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords radio,microphone,Little Radio Microphone Co,Chicago,

Title Radio-Mike

Description Yellow cardboard box (3358b) and lid (3358c) containing a black radio mike (3358a) with a cloth covered cord. Box also contains a small carboard disc with six holes (3358d) and a paper seal stating it is a souvenir from Chicago's Century of Progress in 1933 (3358e). Box is yellow with orange printing. Side of box lists manufacturer as Little Radio Microphone Co. of Chicago, IL. Bottom of box has souvenir of Century of Progress seal stuck to it.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 0

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 9.5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Above measurements are for the microphone. Cord is ~160" long.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Little Radio Microphone Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3358a-e



Date OCT 15,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Cord is damaged. Microphone appears to be intact. Based on photos of the same item on the Internet, this is missing its instructions, another cardboard disc, and some metal pieces.


Date OCT 15,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 7 from Room 9, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin