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Norman Bel Geddes and Co.
Tyler Store Plan Kit No. 1
Ca. 1957
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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 601, Automatic Supermarket, 1957-1958

Summary: Bel Geddes and Nathaniel B. Wales, Jr. applied for a patent for a self-serve grocery store.

See also Prospects (job 936) for various supermarket vending machine proposals.


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Box/Location Folder Description
box 47 601.1 Agreement. Correspondence Aug-Nov1957.
box 47 601.2 Patent Application --- Drafts and sketches Dec1957-Jan1958.
box 47 601.3 Data --- "Retail Store of the Future".
oversize box 10 601.1 Data --- "Tyler Store Plan Kit No. 1".

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