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Friedrich, Robert C., 1934-2006



  • Existence: 1934 (date of birth) - 2006 (date of death) - 2006


Robert Friedrich spent most of his career as a librarian with the Queens Library System in New York and was known as the College Point Neighborhood historian. He also owned a collectables shop in California in the 1970s. Friedrich was a collector of milk glass, and he wrote a number of articles for the periodical of the National Milk Glass Collectors Society.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert C. Friedrich Collection of Glassware Advertisements

Identifier: MS-0049
Scope and Contents This collection consists of magazine advertisements for glassware for the table and home. The U.S. American magazines _House and Garden_ and _House Beautiful_ are the primary sources of the advertisements. Companies represented include Steuben, Libbey, Cambridge, Fostoria, Blenko, Seneca, Westmoreland, Duncan, Heisey, Anchorglass, and others. Some of the ads depict women using glassware in domestic settings; one features a woman working in a glass factory during World War II....
Dates: 1931-1957; Majority of material found within 1940-1955