"Magic Slate" Blackboard, 1937-1946

Artifact

Toy (Recreational artifact)

Date Made

1937-1946

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

91.87.59

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic (Organic material)
Film (Material by form)
Pasteboard (Paper)

Color

Red
Black (Color)
Brown
Gray (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 18.25 in

Width: 12.25 in

Inscriptions

on label at top of blackboard: NO DUST! / NO DIRT! / MAGIC SLATE / BLACK BOARD / MFG. BY THE STRATHMORE CO., AURORA, ILL, U.S. PAT NOS. [...] MADE IN U.S.A. / WRITE WITH STYLUS - THEN LIFT FILMS

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