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Carpet Sweepers ➔ Easy Mate Cordless Hand Vacuum With Original Box And Accessories

Identifier:
2002.74.4
Description:
Cordless Hand Vacuum Cleaner with original box, recharger, crevice tool and instruction manual. a) White plastic hand held vacuum has a molded plastic handle that attaches to a removable dirt cup. There is a red triange with the words BISSELL printed in black on the front top surface of the vacuum. b) White plastic storage/charging bracket is made so that the vacuum fits into it and can be hung on the wall while recharging. c) Square white plastic transformer plug has white plastic wire that terminates in a charger plug. d) White plastic crevice tool tapers from wider end. The end is diagonal. e) White paper instruction manual. f) Rectangular cardboard packaging box has green background and photographs of Easy Vac on all four sides.;Donated to the Museum by BISSELL Inc. specifically for use in "Grand Rapids Cleans Up - A History of Housekeeping" exhibit.
Date:
2000
Materials:
Plastic
Dimensions:
4.5" h 14 | 18" w 6 | 5.5" d; 6.5" h
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Inc. Bissell Products By Bissell Homecare
Exhibit/Program
Grand Rapids Cleans Up ()
Makers/Donors
Bissell Inc.
Bissell Inc. was founded in 1876 by Melville Bissell in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bissell was responsible for the invention of the carpet sweeper and built the company's first manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids in 1883. By the late 1800s, they were producing 1,000 carpet sweepers a day. When Bissell passed away in 1889, his wife Anna took over as CEO, making her the first female CEO in America. As the times changed the company began to manufacture vacuums and carpet shampoos. As of 2019, Bissell Inc. is still one of the leading companies in floor-care. 

Bissell Inc.
Bissell Inc. was founded in 1876 by Melville Bissell in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bissell was responsible for the invention of the carpet sweeper and built the company's first manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids in 1883. By the late 1800s, they were producing 1,000 carpet sweepers a day. When Bissell passed away in 1889, his wife Anna took over as CEO, making her the first female CEO in America. As the times changed the company began to manufacture vacuums and carpet shampoos. As of 2019, Bissell Inc. is still one of the leading companies in floor-care.