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Spindles held notes and correspondence. There were many papers in Walker's St. Luke office building that had holes in them from spindles. Mrs. Walker used these spindles in her sitting room home office when her illness prevented her from going out.
Iron. H 16.5, W 7.2, L 7.2 cm (MAWA 4926); H 13.5, W 5.2, L 4.9 cm (MAWA 4927); H 22.9, W 7.6, L 7.6 cm (MAWA 4928)
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, MAWA 4926, 4927, 4928