Crosby Field (1889-1972)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0598]

Creator: Field, Crosby 1889-

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date:

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

Crosby Field (1889-1972) invented the machine for producing shaved ice. When this photo was distributed, he was President of Flackice Corporation and the current president of American Society of Refrigerating Engineers. He later invented steel wool and became vice-president of Brillo Corporation.

Subject

  • Field, Crosby 1889-
  • Flackice Corporation
  • Brillo Corporation
  • American Society of Refrigerating Engineers

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

  • Steel wool
  • Inventions
  • Ice industry

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0598]