1930 Approximate
Wheelchair. Material: wood, metal, wicker. Size: 26 1/2" W. x 46" L. x 43 1/2" H. Description: natural wood - caned seat - wooden footrest caned at upper end - two front smaller, swiveling metal wheels - two larger rear metal spoked wheels - double with outer wheel being wood & for the hands; wheels are metal not rubber; seat sits on large heavy buggy-style spring - turned wood rear pushing bar.
Used by donor's grandfather, Andrew Matz, after his stroke in the late 1930s. He was the son of the Andrew Matz mentioned in Child's History of Waseca County.