Dr. Ruby Worner operates a crease meter in a textile laboratory at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards

ID: SIA Acc. 06-135 [SIA2015-004747]

Creator: Worner, Ruby Kathryn 1900-1995

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-135, Image No. SIA2015-004747

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Summary

Dr. Ruby K. Worner (b. 1900) had been educated at the University of Chicago (B.S., 1921; M.S., 1922; Ph.D. in chemistry, 1925) and worked in the textile laboratories at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards from 1929 to 1940. She is shown demonstrating a machine that measured the resistance of different materials to creasing, that is, to the amount of ́sprinǵ in the material.

Subject

  • Worner, Ruby Kathryn 1900-1995
  • United States National Bureau of Standards
  • University of Chicago

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-135, Image No. SIA2015-004747

Repository Loc.

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

Restrictions & Rights

  • No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
  • No Known Copyright Restrictions

Topic

  • Testing-machines
  • Chemistry
  • Textiles
  • Textile fabrics

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 06-135 [SIA2015-004747]

Physical description

Photographic prints; 10 x 8