Intro funeral services 9-10

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the undertaker would use a cooling board to place the body on to be embalmed.

true

the number of plumes on the hearse indicated the status of the deceased.

true

what was the color that hearses were available in during wwi besides black?

gray. fine lines of silver and gold

what color hearse was used for a childs funeral after the civil war?

white

when did limousine hearses first appear?

1909 during WWI

what were the two prominent citiesthat used trolley cars to take families and caskets to funeral gates?

Chicago and cleveland- trolleys used as late as the 1920s

which company featured his funeral car at the new orleans cotton exxpo in 1884?

james cunnigham co.

styles in hearses changed every how many years?

every 15 years

what was the first major cemetary to be built outside a major city?

mt. alburn outside boston, mass 1831

what cemetary was built in pennsylvania?

laurel hill

when did they begin to pass laws for licensing of undertakers?

1895 department of vital statistics

of all processions there is one that is the oldest , what is that procession?

funeral procession

what is the latin word from which funeral is derived?

funeralis

what does funeralis literally mean?

torchlight procession

historically the first hearses in churches were stationary in nature.

true

at the chicago worlds fair in 1893 the most elaborate and outstanding funeral car weighing 2400 lbs was exhibted by which company?

crane and breed

ultimately that elaborate hearse was sold to mr bonnot of new orleans for $5000 and shipped to a foreign for state funerals. what country was that?

Cuba

what was the year that the first automobile drove through the streets of detroit?

1896

what type of chassis's was first used for hearses?

automobile chassis

in the early 1900's, did the demand for the motorized hearses come from the larger cities or the medium cities?

medium cities the larger cities had a large livery and horse drawn hearses and didnt want to have to purchase more equipment

what did the cooling board become?

embaliming table

what was the usual charge for embalming in the 1880's?

ten dollars

what was a door crape?

a badge to cover the front door and door bell

where does the french word hearse originate?

latin hirpex which means rake or harrow

what was t name for the bearers who relieved the older more prominent bearers?

under bearers

what was the first instance of a hearse on wheels?

burial of col. rainsborowe 1648

what company made a white childs hearse after the civil war?

stein patent burial casket works

shortly after 1884 the word hearse was replaced with what name?

funeral car

what city had horse drawn carriage hearse long after the country went to motorized equipment?

new york

who created a motorized hearse in new york in 1980?

fred hulberg

how much did the first auto funeral hearses cost?

$4000-6000 and would only last for a period of three years

when did the elaborate in auto hearses reached a peak statue of gabriel blowing his horn?

1920

the side servicing feature came about in hearses in what year?

1926

a repainting service was offered in the purchase of a new hearse every 6 months over a stipulted period of time?

true

the flower car was used principally in the ;arger cities?

true

the definition of a funeral director defines him as a person skilled in the management of the funeral procession?

true

before the turn of the century most funerals were held where?

home of the deceased

when did the stein casket co. publish a catalog of caskets?

1875

etiqutte of the funeral refers to?

sending out invitations to friend of he deceased

the prevailing mood at funeral in the 1880's was of gloom and doom.

true

before the 19th century, widows could not wear ordinary clothes for how long?

2 yrs

how much time was considered deep mourning?

first six months

what was the name of he artificial, dried or prepared natural flowers 50% cheaper called?

immortelles

what was the rural cemetary act in 1847?

provided the founding of cemetary associations and granting certain privileges over the life of the cemetary

who was the first recorded grave digger in 1836?

henry gherkin

what was the name of chicago cemetary that was devoted to israelites?

greenwood cemetary

what were the early funeral directors 1875-1900 called?

furnishing undertakers

company featured funeral car at the new orleans cotton exposition in 1884.

james cunnningham

1889 special eight poster oval decked funeral car, with 6 clomns ordered by james lowrie and sons of allerghmy, PA sounded the warning bell for the new style. 1889 all funeral directors had8column oval decked funeral car

hudson samson

exhibted the most elaborte and outstanding funeral caring the 19th century

crane and breed

patent 8 innovations for a new improved combned hearse and passenger vehicle. created a motorized hearse in new york in 1905 out of all processions are the oldest.

fred hulberg

what was the family reaction and behavior towards death during the late 19th century?

shattering of human and resulting confusions

what was the mood like during the funeral?

stiff family overlayed heavily with gloom

who initially took care of the dead?

the woman of the home usually closed the eyes and straightened the limbs

how were the rural families funeral arrangements taken care of?

family and friends accepted responsibilities the men decided what plans should be followed for the funeral or burial

how were the rural families funerals arrangements taken care of?

family and friends accepted responsibilities, the men decided what plans should be followed for the funeral or burial.

what was the influence of embalming?

sanitation, preservation, duration, reliability, simplicity

what were the responsibilities of a late 19th century funeral director?

to play a smaller part in the funeralization of the dead.

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