Archival Collections ➔ Archival Collection #172 - Joseph S. Tindall
This collection contains diagrams and descriptions of an invention made by Joseph S. Tindall. The device is an automatic indicator of gross and net weight for scales. Tindall was a resident of Evans, Michigan. The drawings have a handwritten date of March 19, 1895. The patent claim article notes that the claim was filed on April 18, 1904.
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Gift Of Vidro, Mrs. Thomas;Lindberg, Anna
Mrs. Dorothy VidroDorothy J. Lindberg Vidro was born in 1891 to Charles and Johanna Lindberg of Grand Rapids, Michigan. She married Thomas Vidro on November 10th, 1923 and they had one child, Amelia, who was born in 1926. Dorothy passed away in 1963 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Dorothy's father Charles was one of the earliest Swedish immigrants to West Michigan. He owned and operated Lindberg Gun Shop at 19 Pearl Street and had 10 children, several of whom went into business with him. Anna Lindberg