Albert Kahn Associates records: 1825-2014 (bulk 1900-1945)
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National Shower Manufacturing Company and Later Work 1935-2000 [series]

The National Shower Manufacturing Company and Later Work series (3 linear feet, 1 oversize box, 11 tubes of drawings, and 1 oversize model, 1935-2000) includes his work at the National Shower Manufacturing Company, including patent and trademark applications, photographs of shower door and sandblasting designs, drawings, and showroom samples and models. Taubman's later work as a consulting engineer to his Florida factory can also be found in this series including his drawings of the electrostatic paint line as well as detailed notes of his daily activities (1992-2000) as tracked in his daily planners.

Box   4  
Article about National Shower Manufacturing Company and anodizing plant 1957
 
Patents and Trademarks
Box   4  
Correspondence 1952-1979
Box   4  
Harness, Dickey & Pierce national infringement 1958-1961
Box   4  
Bath enclosure application (case no.3) 1950
Box   4  
Bath enclosure application July 21, 1950
Box   4  
Towel bar application July 1950
Box   4  
Trademark registration on N/S application August 2, 1954
Box   4  
Trademark ("National") (603,823) March 29, 1955
Box   4  
Trademark ("N/S") (603,824) March 29, 1955
Box   4  
Shower door handle application (case no.6) 1955
Box   4  
Bath enclosure patent (2,743,795) May 1, 1956
Box   4  
Shower door handle application August 31, 1956
Box   4  
Patent (2,783,860) March 5, 1957
Box   4  
Bath enclosure patent (Canada) May 7, 1957
Box   4  
Shower door handle patent (181,822) December 31, 1957
Box   4  
Trademark ("Mirrall") (Canada) September 19, 1958
Box   4  
Trademark ("Mirrall") (United States) September 8, 1959
Box   4  
Shower door handle patent (2,904,368) September 15, 1959
Box   4  
Trademark ("Spraymaster") (United States) December 15, 1959
Box   4  
Trademark ("Spraymaster") (Canada) May 27, 1960
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Towel bar patent (2,940,719) June 14, 1960
Box   4  
Patent (3,074,077) January 22, 1963
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Patent (3,075,255) January 29, 1963
Box   4  
Rolling panel closure means patent (Canada) March 10, 1964
Box   4  
Trademarks ("National," "N/S") renewal May 28, 1975
Box   4  
Trademark ("Mirrall") renewal (684,626) September 8, 1979
Box   4  
Trademark ("Spraymaster") renewal May 5, 1980
Box   4  
Bath enclosure application, miscellaneous undated
Box   4  
Rolling panel closure means application undated
Box   4  
Sliding panel mountings undated
Box   4  
Work orders 1965-1981 (2 folders)
 
Daily planners
Box   4  
1992-1994 (3 folders)
Box   4  
1997-2000 (4 folders)
 
Photographs
Box   5  
First Mirroll rolling closet door installation 1958
Box   5  
Plant and anodizing plant being built 1955
 
Shower doors
Box   5  
Sandblasting designs
Box   5  
Shower doors (and other doors) (3 folders)
Box   5  
Unidentified parts (shower door parts?)
 
Samples
Box   6  
Miscellaneous brackets and metal pieces
Box   6  
National Shower Manufacturing Company advertising stamp
Box   6  
Shower door glass samples (2 envelopes)
Box   6  
Shower door model

(oversize, stored separately)

 
Drawings
Box   6  
American Shower Door Company, Inc., instructions for completing and installing model no.500 knocked-down "American Maid" two-panel rollaway tub enclosure 1947
Box   6  
Ex-cell-o Aircraft and Tool Corporation 1935
Box   6  
General Motors Truck Company
Box   6  
Micromatic Hone Corporation
Box   6  
Miscellaneous
 
Paint line assembly drawings
Box   7  
400 series (17 pc.)
Box   7  
Accordion-shutter 1994
Box   7  
Adjustable clip-forming die set 1992
Box   7  
Adjustable paint-rack welding fixture 1993
Box   7  
Ageing-oven cradle truck 1993
Box   7  
Ageing-oven track system 1993
Box   7  
Aluminum cradle 1996
Box   7  
Cradle welding jig 1993, 1996
Box   7  
Dryer tank system 1993
Box   7  
Electrostatic-paint-line grounding system 1994-1996
Box   7  
End turn 1996
Box   7  
Equipment in paint building 1994, 1996
Box   7  
H2SO4 platform 1993
Box   7  
Hanger rod 1994-1996
Box   7  
Load bar 1996-1998
Box   7  
Monorail inter-building conveyor 1997
Box   7  
Muntin milling head 1995
Box   7  
New building 1996
Box   7  
Off-line stationary hanger rod 1994
Box   7  
Paint-booth grounding system 1994, 1996
Box   7  
Paint line layout 1997
Box   7  
Paint-line oven 1993, 1997
Box   7  
Paint-rack spine 1992-1993
Box   7  
Paint room and cure oven modifications 1994
Box   7  
Plates and drive unit 1998
Box   7  
Pre-paint treatment system 1997
Box   7  
Powder booth 1991, 1993, 1996
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Powder paint line 1997
Box   7  
Screen-door-assembly-bench base 1994
Box   7  
Section no. 4267 shutter 1995
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Storage rack 1992, 1998
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Sunburst window frame trimmer 1994
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Tank farm 1998
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Track support 1998
Box   7  
Tube rack 1992
Box   7  
Warehouse aisle dolly 1992
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Warehouse-rack arms 1998
Box   7  
Wheels 1998
Box   7  
Unidentified (7 folders)
 
Parts and other drawings
 
1947, 1951
Tube   3  
Buffing equipment guards December 20, 1947
Tube   3  
Drill jig -- tub enc. wall channel December 15, 1951
 
Unidentified
Tube   3  
August 6, 1947
Tube   3  
1947
 
1958
 
Anodizing plant
Tube   4  
Layout of dye section
Tube   4  
Dye or seal tank
 
Shower parts design February-September 1958
Tube   5  
Channel March 17, 1958
Tube   5  
Division bar September 30, 1958
Tube   5  
Unidentified February 10, 1958 (3 drawings)
 
Shower parts design October-November 1958
Tube   6  
Bracket November 5, 1958
Tube   6  
Channel October 22, 1958
Tube   6  
Guide October 23, 1958
Tube   6  
Guide track October 14, 1958
Tube   6  
Jamb October 11, 1958
Tube   6  
Handle October 21, 1958
Tube   6  
Lower rail October 25, 1958
Tube   6  
Rail October 6, 1958
Tube   6  
Roller track October 7, 1958
Tube   6  
Upper rail October 24, 1958
 
1960-1961
Tube   7  
Handle April 7, 1961
Tube   7  
Header April 22, 1961
Tube   7  
Tray March 25, 1961
Tube   7  
Rail March 27, 1961
Tube   7  
Splash defl. April 3, 1961
Tube   7  
Three-panel folding patio door
Tube   7  
Tray July 14, 1961
Tube   7  
Unidentified May 7, 1960
 
1962
Tube   8  
Handle September 22, 1962
Tube   8  
Guide track September 24, 1962
Tube   8  
T.B. fitting February 5, 1962
 
1963
Tube   9  
Guide track April 29, 1963
 
1966
Tube   10  
Howard Johnson design January 15, 1966
Tube   10  
Roller track October 15, 1966
 
1967
Tube   11  
Unidentified December 4-5, 1967 (2 drawings)
 
1971, 1973
Tube   12  
Howard Johnson design March 5, 1973
Tube   12  
T.B. fitting February 12, 1971
Tube   13  
Unidentified (2 drawings)