|Object ID #||1990.021.015|
|Title||Atwater-Kent Type E Radio Speaker|
|Lexicon category||6: T&E For Communication|
|Credit line||In Memory of Edwin Miller|
|Year Range to||1936|
|Place of Origin||United States of America|
ATWATER-KENT Type E radio speaker, 1920s. The patent number is 73261, while the serial number is 958784. It has a circular upper area with spoke-like decoration on one side and five cloth areas that are also circular. The front of the speaker has a cast openwork metal piece that is reminiscent of a six-petalled flower.
Made by Atwater-Kent.
Formerly owned by Caroline and John Miller. Caroline's parents were Jacob and Elizabetha Ruppenthal. The Millers lived in a farm house south of Hanover, in Normanby Township, Grey County.
Last owned by Dorothy Miller (neé Miller), who was married to Edwin Miller, a brother of the last two occupants of the Miller farmhouse. They were twin brothers, Noah and Aaron Miller.
|Collection||Telecommunication Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||H-18.504 W-17.717 inches|
|Found||Normanby Township (formerly), Municipality of West Grey, Grey County|
Miller, John & Caroline
|Function||A speaker device, that would be used in conjunction with a radio receiver. This one was formerly used in a rural Grey County farmhouse.|