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Frank Gilbreth Motion Study Photographs

  1. Cornell:1252 (Ockham)
  2. 8022819 (Voyager)

  1. Frank Gilbreth Motion Study Photographs

  1. Frank Bunker Gilbreth (1868 - 1924) and Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878 - 1972) were efficiency experts and management engineers who developed motion studies with a goal to reduce production-related fatigue and improve output. A precursor to ergonomics, techniques included creating chronocyclographs to analyze complex movements made by expert workers in order to understand work patterns and to choreograph the 'one best way' to do each task. Single photographs and stereographic pairs document research equipment, techniques, and motions studies.

  1. CollectionStillImage

  1. Gilbreth, Frank Bunker, 1868-1924 (vocab = LCSH)
  2. Work design (vocab = LCSH)

  1. Morley, Barb (curator)

  1. Frank Gilbreth Motion Study Photographs database