Clock used by the Citizen's Savings and Trust Company
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- Manufactured by
- Commissioned by
- Citizen's Savings and Trust Company, American, founded 1920
- Subject of
- Rev. Dr. Richard Henry Boyd, American, 1843 - 1922
- A large rectangular clock and sign (2013.208.2a). The front and back of the clock has a stained glass sign that reads “CITIZENS / SAVINGS / BANK / & TRUST CO.” The clock is located under the stained glass sign on the clock's front. The body of the clock is constructed of copper metal. The sides of the clock are made of copper and have small vent-like patterns running from top to bottom. The back of the clock has an opening that reveals the inside electrical components of the clock.
- 2013.208.2b is the base of the clock. The base is wood and rectangular in shape. The base has some cornice work at the top and bottom.
- 2013.208.2c is a metal electronics box used to operate the clock. It has a black top and sides. On the front left is a metal switch indicating when the timer is on or off. On the front right is a red button for setting the clock. A red sticker with typed white letters above the button reads “PUSH TO SET CLOCK.” The back of the box has three holes where wires enter the box. The hole in the middle of the box has a label above it that reads “110 V .AC.” The other two holes are on the left side of the box. The left most hole has a label above it that reads “24 V. DC PLUS.” The other hole has a label that reads “24 V. DC MINUS.”
- 2013.208.2d-k are frosted glass light bulbs that are oblong in shape. The top part of the bulb is wider than the neck, which enters a metal screw base. At the top of the bulb is a small Westinghouse logo within a circle, below which is the text “Eye Saving / 100 watt / 125V / USA.”
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. T.B. Boyd, III and R.H. Boyd Publishing Corporation
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- Restrictions & Rights
- No Known Copyright Restrictions
- Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
- wood, copper, glass, plastic, metal
- clock: 64 3/16 × 28 9/16 × 16 15/16 in. (163 × 72.5 × 43 cm)
- base: 7 11/16 × 32 5/16 × 17 15/16 in. (19.5 × 82 × 45.5 cm)
- electronics box: 2 15/16 × 8 1/16 × 6 1/8 in. (7.5 × 20.5 × 15.5 cm)
- lightbulbs: 4 5/16 × 2 3/8 × 2 3/8 in. (11 × 6 × 6 cm)
- Place used
- Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Tools and Equipment-Occupational
- Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
- On View
- NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- American South
- Black Enterprise
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