October 29, 2022

Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.) [RG5623.AM]


RG5623.AM: Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.)

Newsletters, articles: 1950, 1973-1984
DeWitt, Saline County, Neb.: Manufacturer of Vise-Grips
Size: 0.3 cu.ft.; 1 box


This collection consists of yearly Christmas newsletters/publications from Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.), manufacturer of Vise-Grips. The newsletters date from 1973-1984. Also included is an article about the company from 1950.


See the library collection for “The pioneer story of Bill & Ane Petersen and the evolution of the vise-grip,” by Harriet Petersen Fort. [921 P484s]

See the Nebraska History Museum’s collection for additional Vice-Grip related materials. Not all artifacts are on exhibit. Researchers must contact the Museum collection staff to make an appointment.

Subject headings:

DeWitt (Neb.) — Businesses
Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.)
Saline County (Neb.) — Businesses
Tools — Nebraska
Vise-grip wrench
Wrenches — Nebraska

Revised 01-09-2009 TMM

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