Tool Chests: Symbol and Servant

August 16, 1991 – December 9, 2005

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, east of entrance to Engines of Change Floor Plan

On view are approximately 8 tool chests, including a machinist's tool kit, a shoe shine box, an office machine repairman's "attache" case, 19th-century tool chests used by an upholsterer and a needleworker, and an early 20th-century farrier's chest, and photographs of approximately 7 more.