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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Dempster Dumpster 
Answer/Pointer: Named after George Roby Dempster. In 1936 he developed the Dempster-Dumpster, a truck-mounted container that enabled the driver to pick up, transport, and dump materials of all kinds, including trash and refuse. See Problem Box for full text of article from The Unabashed Librarian, No. 98, p. 4, which quotes the National Cyclopedia of American Biography 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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