Hotel Kankakee ruler

Description (Brief)
An advertising novelty for the Hotel Kankakee of Kankakee, Ill. This six-inch ruler is made of celluloid and has a 1929 calendar printed on the reverse. The front has advertising copy stating "All Outside Rooms Fireproof" and "Wonderful Dining Room."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ruler
date made
1929
maker
American Art Works, Inc.
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 2.2 cm; 5 7/8 in x 7/8 in
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
referenced
United States: Illinois, Kankakee
ID Number
2006.0098.1045
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1045
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Measuring & Mapping
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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