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Speak-O-Phone Permatone Needles - Used to Play Speak-O-Phone Records of New York City Health Department Recordings

Speak-O-Phone Permatone Needles - Used to Play Speak-O-Phone Records of New York City Health Department Recordings

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
public health
needles, phonograph
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
steel (overall (needles) material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 1 cm; 1 9/16 in x 13/32 in
ID Number
2017.0184.048
catalog number
2017.0184.048
accession number
2017.0184
Credit Line
Gift of the City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
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Antibody Initiative: New York City Public Health Collections
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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