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identification name tags

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028104 a-e
Description
Cloth name tags in a box, consisting of six dozen tags in two strips of three dozen each, housed in a cardboard and plastic box; the box bottom (a) is made of paper-covered cardboard and is rectangular in shape, with short closed front, back, left and right sides, a closed bottom and an open top; t…
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Accession Number
996028104 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Documentation -- ephemera
Description
Cloth name tags in a box, consisting of six dozen tags in two strips of three dozen each, housed in a cardboard and plastic box; the box bottom (a) is made of paper-covered cardboard and is rectangular in shape, with short closed front, back, left and right sides, a closed bottom and an open top; the paper has printing on it; the top of the box is made of clear plastic and is rectangular in shape with short closed front and back sides, a closed top and bottom, and open right and left sides; the top of the box slips over the bottom from the right or left side; the bottom of the box lid has a loose, paper label with typing on it; the box houses two long, white cloth strips, each with three dozen names embroidered in red thread; the strips are both folded several times and tied folded with white thread.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box bottom - Length 8.1 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - box top - Length 8.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - paper label - Length 6.6 cm x Width 3.0 cm
d-e - name tags - Length 7.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Miss Nora M. Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing graduate.
Maker
J. & J. Cash Inc.
Site Made (City)
Belleville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
paper: off-white; pink
cardboard: light grey
plastic: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) The front and back sides of the box bottom both read, "Cash's Woven Names"; the left and right sides of the box both read, "Price $2.40 // 6 Dozen"; the outside bottom of the box reads, "REFERENCE No. // 224/6 46 // Do not use for // re-ordering // We guarantee all // our goods to be // perfectly fast in // colors, and full // quantity. In event // of any mistake, // kindly send us in- // formation giving // us the Reference // No. as above. This // is very important in // locating an error. // J. & J. CASH, // Incorporated // South Norwalk, Conn.; // Los Angeles, Calif.; // Belleville, Ont., Canada"; (c) the label reads, "13 Steacy's // Kingston Ont."; (d,e) both strips of name tags have the name, "NORA M. VALLEAU" embroidered in red thread three dozen times.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
The box bottom is broken at the top and bottom corners of the left side, but is still complete; all printing is fully legible; the plastic box top is complete and undamaged as is the paper label; both cloth name strips are unused and undamaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Oral history transcript for Nora Valleau
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identification name plate

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
996028106
Description
Name tag, which consists of a rectangular, flat, solid metal bar; the front surface is shiny and smooth, with white engraved letters running down its length; the back surface has a pin with a clasp running down its length
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Accession Number
996028106
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Hospital Administration
Clothing
Description
Name tag, which consists of a rectangular, flat, solid metal bar; the front surface is shiny and smooth, with white engraved letters running down its length; the back surface has a pin with a clasp running down its length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
Reeves Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Date of graduation
Material
metal: silver; white
Inscriptions
Raised metal letters appear on the back, reading: "MFG. BY REEVES CO. INC., ATTLEBORO, MASS."; on the front, the white accented engraved letters read, "MISS N. VALLEAU, R.N."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.7 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
There were minor signs of plate wear, but no corrosion; the pin and name tag were structurally sound and all parts moved freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #6
Images
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