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Adding Machine

Made by Burroughs Adding Machine Company1905

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, National Park Service

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, National Park Service

From the St. Luke Hall, Maggie Walker's office building and first location of her bank. This metal and glass adding machine was the workhorse of her office equipment. It was used by accountants to balance payroll, tabulate membership dues, and calculate death benefits for policy holders and their families.

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