Title:
Locker pocket organizer
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
Provided herein is an article organizer which is adapted to be hung on the interior walls of a student locker. An organizer according to the invention comprises two or three panels which are equipped with various pocket means and organizing provisions, to enable persons using lockers to enjoy an increased degree of orderliness within their locker. In addition, an organizer of the invention is readily detachable from the walls of the locker, and can be folded and readily secured in a closed position for transportation to other locations.



Inventors:
Kepart, Christopher (Highland Village, TX, US)
Application Number:
10/746683
Publication Date:
07/07/2005
Filing Date:
12/29/2003
Assignee:
KEPART CHRISTOPHER
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A47G29/08; A47G1/06; (IPC1-7): A47F5/08
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Primary Examiner:
NEWTON, JARED W
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Christopher J. Whewell (Georgetown, TX, US)
Claims:
1. A device useful for organizing various and sundry items used by students, which device is capable of being readily attached and detached from the interior walls of a locker cabinet, said device comprising: a) a plurality of adjacent panels, each of said panels having a front face, a rear face, a left side portion, a right side portion, a top side portion, and a bottom side portion, wherein said plurality of panels comprises a first panel portion and a second panel portion, wherein the right side portion of said first panel portion is hingedly attached to the left side portion of said second panel portion so as to provide a foldable construct having a front face and a rear face, b) at least one pocket disposed on said front face of said foldable construct; c) means for attachment of said construct to a wall; and d) means for maintaining said foldable construct in a folded position.

2. A device according to claim 1 wherein said panels are of a single-ply construction comprising a fabric material selected from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl.

3. A device according to claim 1 comprising at least one pocket disposed on the front face of each of said panels.

4. A device according to claim 1 wherein said means for maintaining said foldable construct in a folded position comprises a complimentary pair of hook and loop fastener, wherein each unit of said pair is itself disposed on the front face of one of said adjacent panels.

5. A device according to claim 1 wherein said front face of said panels of said device comprise a single sheet of fabric.

6. A device according to claim 1 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a hook-and-loop fastener disposed on said rear face of said foldable construct.

7. A device according to claim 6 wherein said hook and loop fastener comprises a strip of hook and loop fastener which is disposed with its length dimension running substantially parallel to said top side portion of at least one of said panel portions.

8. A device according to claim 1 wherein said panels are of a two-ply construction, comprising a first ply and a second ply, wherein at least one of said first ply and said second ply comprises a fabric material selected from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl.

9. A device according to claim 8 further comprising a reinforcing material disposed between said first ply and said second ply of each of said panels.

10. A device according to claim 9 wherein said reinforcing material comprises a sheet of material selected from the group consisting of: cardboard, wood, polypropylene, and polyethylene.

11. A device according to claim 8 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a hook-and-loop fastener disposed on said rear face of said foldable construct.

12. A device according to claim 8 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises one or more magnets disposed between said first ply and said second ply.

13. A device according to claim 11 further comprising a reinforcing material disposed between said first ply and said second ply.

14. A device according to claim 13 wherein said hook and loop fastener is a strip of hook and loop fastener which is disposed with its length dimension running substantially parallel to said top side portion of at least one of said panel portions.

15. A device according to claim 11 wherein said hook and loop fastener is a strip of hook and loop fastener which is disposed with its length dimension running substantially parallel to said top side portion of at least one of said panel portions.

16. A device according to claim 10 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a magnet disposed between said first ply and said second ply.

17. A device useful for organizing various and sundry items used by students, which device is capable of being readily attached and detached from the interior walls of a locker cabinet, said device comprising: a) a plurality of adjacent panels, each of said panels having a front face, a rear face, a left side portion, a right side portion, a top side portion, and a bottom side portion, wherein said plurality of panels comprises a first panel portion, a second panel portion, and a third panel portion, wherein the right side portion of said first panel portion is hingedly attached to the left side portion of said second panel portion, and wherein the right side portion of said second panel portion is hingedly attached to the left side portion of said third panel portion, so as to provide a foldable construct having a front face and a rear face, b) at least one pocket disposed on said front face of said foldable construct; c) means for attachment of said construct to a wall; and d) means for maintaining said foldable construct in a folded position.

18. A device according to claim 17 wherein said panels are of a single-ply construction comprising a fabric material selected from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl.

19. A device according to claim 17 comprising at least one pocket disposed on the front face of each of said panels.

20. A device according to claim 17 wherein said means for maintaining said foldable construct in a folded position comprises a complimentary pair of hook and loop fastener, wherein one unit of said pair is disposed on the front face of said third panel, and wherein the remaining unit of said pair is disposed on the rear face of said first panel.

21. A device according to claim 17 wherein said front face of said panels of said device comprise a single sheet of fabric.

22. A device according to claim 17 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a hook-and-loop fastener disposed on said rear face of said foldable construct.

23. A device according to claim 22 wherein said hook and loop fastener comprises a strip of hook and loop fastener which is disposed with its length dimension running substantially parallel to said top side portion of at least one of said panel portions.

24. A device according to claim 17 wherein said panels are of a two-ply construction, comprising a first ply and a second ply, wherein at least one of said first ply and said second ply comprises a fabric material selected from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl.

25. A device according to claim 24 further comprising a reinforcing material disposed between said first ply and said second ply of each of said panels.

26. A device according to claim 25 wherein said reinforcing material comprises a sheet of material selected from the group consisting of: cardboard, wood, polypropylene, and polyethylene.

27. A device according to claim 24 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a hook-and-loop fastener disposed on said rear face of said foldable construct.

28. A device according to claim 24 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a magnet disposed between said first ply and said second ply.

29. A device according to claim 27 further comprising a reinforcing material disposed between said first ply and said second ply.

30. A device according to claim 29 wherein said hook and loop fastener is a strip of hook and loop fastener which is disposed with its length dimension running substantially parallel to said top side portion of at least one of said panel portions.

31. A device according to claim 27 wherein said hook and loop fastener is a strip of hook and loop fastener which is disposed with its length dimension running substantially parallel to said top side portion of at least one of said panel portions.

32. A device according to claim 26 wherein said means for attachment of said construct to a wall comprises a magnet disposed between said first ply and said second ply.

Description:

TECHNICAL FIELD

This invention relates to a device useful in organizing personal items. More particularly, it relates to an organizer for personal items used by students during their educational activities. The present invention provides a device which is useful in assisting with the orderly storage of various items typically contained in a student locker within a school setting.

BACKGROUND

Storage cabinetry, which is built in to a school building for the use of the students in attendance, are frequently referred to as student “lockers”. Lockers have been known for decades as being a convenient repository for various and sundry items commonly needed by students throughout their learning and social maturation experiences in schools. These items include books, pens, pencils, paper stock, coats, hats, photographs, calculators, staplers, paperclips, food items, etc.

A typical school locker consists of an upright steel cabinet having a single hinged door which can be swung open from a locked position to a fully open position exposing the interior storage space. A shelf is typically provided in the upper portion along with attachments upon which coats and garments may be hanged. The bottom floor of the locker is usually piled high with books, school supplies, clothing, and other items, hurriedly tossed there by students on their way to and from classes. Thus, it would be desirable in general for a provision to be incorporated into a school locker to assist in the storage of items in an orderly fashion, and to maximize the utility of the available space.

However, most school systems have limited budgets, and the addition of customized storage organizing means would represent a significant financial investment to the school, with no apparent return relative to the overall quality of education provided; hence modification of existing lockers is a proposition that would undoubtedly be met with opposition from budgeting committees charged with operating the various schools.

The prior art is devoid of any teaching or suggestion of a system to keep small articles or items separated or sorted within a school locker. It would thus be advantageous if a organizer system could be provided for a school locker that allows articles or items stored in the locker to be separated, sorted, or otherwise organized. It would also be advantageous if such an organizer system would be readily attachable to and removable from a locker. It would also be advantageous if such an organizer system existed in a form which was foldable, like a file folder, rendering it to be easily carried to and from school by the student, if they so desired.

It is therefore one object of the present invention to provide an organizer system to enable storing various and sundry items within a locker in an organized fashion.

Another object of the present invention is to provide an organizer system to enable storing various and sundry items within a locker in an organized fashion which is readily attachable to and detachable from the interior of a school locker.

Still another object of the present invention is to provide such a system which is capable of being folded, much like a file folder, which can be readily carried to and from school by a student.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

The present invention provides a device useful for organizing various and sundry items used by students, which is capable of being readily attached and detached from the interior walls of a locker cabinet. In one embodiment, the device comprises a plurality of adjacent panels, each of which have a front face, a rear face, a left side portion, a right side portion, a top side portion, and a bottom side portion. The plurality of panels comprises a first panel portion and a second panel portion, and the right side portion of the first panel portion is hingedly attached to the left side portion of the second panel portion. Such an arrangement provides a foldable construct having a front face and a rear face. There is also at least one, and preferably a plurality of pockets disposed on the front face of the resulting foldable construct. There is also a means for attachment of the entire construct to a wall, and a means for maintaining said foldable construct in a folded position, for instances when the construct is removed from the locker's interior wall for transportation to another location.

According to another embodiment, a device according to the invention comprises a plurality of adjacent panels, each of which have a front face, a rear face, a left side portion, a right side portion, a top side portion, and a bottom side portion. The plurality of panels comprises a first panel portion, a second panel portion, and a third panel portion. The right side portion of the first panel portion is hingedly attached to the left side portion of the second panel portion, and the right side portion of the second panel portion is hingedly attached to the left side portion of the third panel portion. Such an arrangement provides a foldable construct having a front face and a rear face. There is at least one, and preferably a plurality of pockets disposed on the front face of the foldable construct. There is a means for attachment of the construct to a wall, and a means for maintaining said foldable construct in a folded position, for instances when the construct is removed from the locker's interior wall for transportation to another location.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

In the annexed drawings,

FIG. 1A shows a perspective view of a locker pocket organizer according to one form of the invention, from the front face perspective;

FIG. 1B shows a top view of the front face of a locker pocket organizer according to one form of the invention;

FIG. 1C shows a cross-sectional view of a two ply construction useful in providing an organizer according to the invention;

FIG. 2 shows a perspective view of a locker pocket organizer according to one form of the invention, from the rear face perspective;

FIG. 3 shows a perspective view of a locker pocket organizer according to an alternate form of the invention, from the front face perspective;

FIG. 4 shows a perspective view of a locker pocket organizer according to an alternate form of the invention, from the rear face perspective; and

FIG. 5 shows a frontal view of a locker pocket organizer according to the invention disposed on the interior wall portion of a locker.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Referring to the drawings, and initially to FIG. 1A there is shown a perspective view of the front face of a locker pocket organizer 10 according to one form of the invention. FIG. 1A shows such an organizer 10 to comprise a first panel portion 3, having a top side portion T1, bottom side portion B1, left side portion 45, and a right side portion 41. There is also a second panel portion 5, having a top side portion T2, bottom side portion B2, left side portion 47, and a right side portion 39, in addition to a third panel portion 7, having a top side portion T3, bottom side portion B3, left side portion 49, and a right side portion 43. In this embodiment, the left side portion 47 of the second panel portion 5 is hingedly attached to the right side portion 41 of the first panel portion 3, so as to permit a folding of the first panel portion 3 with respect to the second panel portion 5 such that their front faces are capable of contacting one another upon such folding. The right side portion 39 of the second panel portion 5 is hingedly attached to the left side portion 49 of the third panel portion 7, so as to permit a folding of the second panel portion 5 with respect to the third panel portion 7 such that their front faces are capable of contacting one another upon such folding. Each of the front faces of the panel portions preferably include one or more pockets, 91, 99, 11, 9, and 13, and may further include an elastic pen or pencil holder 15, and a clip 87 onto which various objects, such as a key ring, may be clipped and held in place. The various pockets and other provisions on the faces of the panels are attached to the front faces of each of the panels by conventional means, such as by stitching. There is also one portion 17 of a complementary pair of a fastening means, which functions together with a second portion 19 (FIG. 2) of a fastening means to keep the entire organizer of the invention in a closed position when it is folded. The fastening means may be snaps, zippers, hooks and eyes, or any fastening means known to those skilled in the art. It is most preferable that the fastening means collectively comprising the fastening means 19 and 17 is a hook and loop type fastening means, such as VELCRO® fastening means.

In one form of the invention, each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 of the organizing device 10 comprise a single layer of a fabric or other planar material selected from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl. According to one embodiment of the invention 10, the panels 3, 5, and 7 are all comprised of the same single sheet of material set forth above, and the organizer as a whole is foldable at location corresponding to the junction of the right side portion 41 of the first panel 3 and the left side portion 47 of the second panel 5, and is also foldable at the location of the junction of the right side portion 39 of the second panel 5 and the left side portion 49 of the third panel 7. In an alternate form of the invention, each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 are each individual discrete sheets of material as set forth above, and are connected to one another by stitching or other conventional fastening means disposed along the junctions of the right and left side portions of the panels. Thus, in this embodiment each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 each have their own front face portion and a rear face portion. Being attached to one another as described above and as shown in FIG. 1A results in the front face portions of each of the panels collectively defining the front face of the organizer 10 as a whole, and when laid on a flat surface, an organizer 10 of the invention can exist in a substantially planar configuration, with its rear face portion on the flat surface and with its front face surface facing upwards.

In an alternate form of the invention, each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 of the organizing device 10 are each composed of two layers (two-ply) of a fabric or other planar material selected, without limitation, from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl. According to such embodiment, the panels 3, 5, and 7 are each simultaneously comprised of the same two continuous sheets of a material set forth above, and the organizer as a whole is foldable at locations corresponding to the junctions of the right side portion 41 of the first panel 3 and the left side portion 47 of the second panel 5, and the right side portion 39 of the second panel 5 and the left side portion 49 of the third panel 7. In this way each of the panels are two-ply, and the entire organizer is thus seen to be built from two sheets of material, which is foldable at the locations specified as being the junction points of the first panel portion 3 with the second panel portion 5, and the second panel portion 5 with the third panel portion 7. FIG. 1B shows one such embodiment which utilizes a set of parallel stitchings 69 disposed at the intended points of folding of the organizer 10. By employing such stitchings 69, and a stitching around the entire perimeter of the organizer, an interior compartment is formed within each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 in which is conveniently housed a sheet of planar reinforcing material, such as cardboard or a sheet of a rigid polymer. The two ply construct is shown in cross sectional view in FIG. 1C, showing the fabric 121 from which the organizer is comprised, and the reinforcing material 131, which in one preferred form of the invention is a sheet of cardboard.

In an alternate form of this embodiment, each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 are each individual discrete two-ply sheet constructs of material as set forth above, and are connected to one another by stitching or other conventional fastening means disposed along the junctions of the right and left side portions of each of the panels. Thus, in such embodiment each of the panel portions 3, 5, and 7 are discrete and each have a front face portion and a rear face portion. Being attached to one another as described above and as shown in FIG. 1A results in the front face portions of each of the panels collectively defining the front face of the organizer 10 as a whole, and when laid on a flat surface, an organizer 10 of the invention in this embodiment can exist in a substantially planar configuration, with its rear face portion on the flat surface and with its front face surface facing upwards.

When the panel elements of the present invention according to this embodiment are each two-ply constructs, the invention lends itself well to having a reinforcing material disposed between the two sheets of fabric or other planar material set forth above. In such embodiment, it is possible to use a very delicate or low-cost fabric which by itself would have caused the organizer of the invention to be somewhat flimsy, but by having a sheet of reinforcing material disposed between the layers in the two-ply construct for each panel portion, the strength of the organizer is greatly increased. Suitable reinforcing materials include, without limitation, cardboard, wood, polypropylene, and polyethylene. In addition, a strip of magnetic material may also be contained inside the interstices between the plies when the panels are of two-ply construction, to assist in adhering the organizer of the invention to a metallic wall, such as is commonly found on the interior surfaces of student lockers.

FIG. 2 depicts a perspective view of an organizer 10 according to one form of the invention from the rear perspective, showing the first panel portion 3, second panel portion 5, and third panel portion 7. There is one portion 19 of the complementary fastening means disposed on the rear face of the first panel portion, which is preferably a hook and loop type fastener, but may be any fastening means known in the art. In addition, there is a fastening means 21 disposed across the rear face of the organizer 10. This fastening means is the means by which an organizer 10 according to the invention is hung onto a wall surface, and is preferably a hook and loop type fastener. As is known in the art, hook and loop type fastening means, and other fastening means comprise two cooperatively connecting half portions. The interior of a typical locker includes three wall portions, and an organizer of the invention is contoured so that the width dimension of each of the panel portions corresponds substantially with the width of each of the three wall portions inside the locker. Thus, to hang an organizer according to the invention in a locker, one half of the fastening means which is intended to cooperatively function with the fastening means 21 is disposed on the interior wall portions of the locker. This is readily accomplished in the case of hook and loop fastening means (such as VELCRO® fastening means) since strips of such hook and loop fasteners are commercially available having a strip of adhesive on its back side. Thus, a strip of hook and loop fastener which is complementary to that disposed 21 on the rear face portion of an organizer of the invention is first adhered to the inner walls of the locker. Next, the organizer is simply hung in place within the locker by pressing the fastening means 21 upon the walls of the locker.

FIG. 3 shows a perspective view of the front face of a locker pocket organizer 10 according to an alternate form of the invention. FIG. 3 shows such an organizer 10 to comprise a first panel portion 27, having a top side portion T1, bottom side portion B1, left side portion 70, and a right side portion 72. There is also a second panel portion 29, having a top side portion T2, bottom side portion B2, left side portion 73, and a right side portion 72. In this embodiment, the left side portion 73 of the second panel portion 29 is hingedly attached to the right side portion 71 of the first panel portion 27, so as to permit a folding of the first panel portion 27 with respect to the second panel portion 29 such that their front faces are capable of contacting one another upon such folding. Each of the front faces of the panel portions preferably include one or more pockets, 23 and 25, and may further include an elastic pen or pencil holder 15, and a clip 87 onto which various objects, such as a key ring, may be clipped and held in place, as was shown in the embodiment depicted in FIG. 1A. The various pockets and other provisions on the faces of the panels are attached to the front faces of each of the panels by conventional means, such as by stitching. There is also one portion 31 of a complementary pair of a fastening means, which functions together with a second portion 33 of a fastening means to keep the entire organizer of the invention in a closed position when it is folded. The fastening means may be snaps, zippers, hooks and eyes, or any fastening means known to those skilled in the art. It is most preferable that the fastening means collectively comprising the fastening means 31 and 33 is a hook and loop type fastening means, such as VELCRO® fastening means.

In one form of this embodiment of the invention, each of the panel portions 27 and 29 of the organizing device 10 comprise a single layer of a fabric or other planar material selected from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl.

According to an alternative form of this embodiment, the panels 27 and 29 are both comprised of the same single sheet of material set forth above, and the organizer as a whole is foldable at the location corresponding to the junctions of the right side portion 71 of the first panel 27 and the left side portion 73 of the second panel 29. By such folding, the right and left panel portions are defined, and it is intended that the fold corresponds to the corner in a locker whose walls on which the inventive organizer is located.

In an alternate form of this embodiment of the invention, each of the panel portions 27 and 29 are each individual discrete sheets of material as set forth above, and are connected to one another by stitching or other conventional fastening means disposed along the junction of the right and left side portions of the panels. Thus, in this embodiment each of the panel portions 27 and 29 each have their own front face portion and rear face portion. Being attached to one another as described above and as shown in FIG. 3 results in the front face portions of each of the panels collectively defining the front face of the organizer 10 as a whole, and when laid on a flat surface, an organizer 10 according to this embodiment of the invention can exist in a substantially planar configuration, with its rear face portion on the flat surface and with its front face surface facing upwards.

In an alternate form of this embodiment of the invention, the panel portions 27 and 29 of the organizing device 10 are each composed of two layers (two-ply) of a fabric or other planar material selected, without limitation, from the group consisting of: woven cotton, woven nylon, non-woven fabrics, non-woven polymer webs, canvas, denim, and plastic vinyl. According to one embodiment of the invention 10, the panels 27 and 29 are each simultaneously comprised of the same two continuous sheets of a material set forth above, and the organizer as a whole is foldable at the location corresponding to the junction of the right side portion 71 of the first panel 27 and the left side portion 73 of the second panel 29. In this way each of the panels are two-ply and the entire organizer is thus seen to be built from two sheets of material, which is foldable at the location specified as being the junction point of the first panel portion 27 and the second panel portion 29. As was shown in FIG. 1B a set of parallel stitchings disposed at the intended points of folding of the organizer 10 are conveniently used in conjunction with a stitching around the entire perimeter of the organizer to form an interior compartment on each of the panels, within each of which is conveniently housed a sheet of planar reinforcing material, such as cardboard or a sheet of a rigid polymer.

In an alternate form of this embodiment, each of the panel portions 27 and 29 are each individual discrete two-ply sheet constructs of material as set forth above, and are connected to one another by stitching or other conventional fastening means disposed along the junction of the right and left side portion of each of the panels. Thus, in such embodiment each of the panel portions 27 and 29 are discrete and each have a front face portion and a rear face portion. Being attached to one another as described above and as shown in FIG. 3 results in the front face portions of each of the panels collectively defining the front face of the organizer 10 as a whole, and when laid on a flat surface, an organizer 10 of the invention in this embodiment can exist in a substantially planar configuration, with its rear face portion on the flat surface and with its front face surface facing upwards.

When the panel elements of the present invention according to this embodiment are each two-ply constructs, the invention lends itself well to having a reinforcing material disposed between the two sheets of fabric or other planar material set forth above. In such embodiment, it is possible to use a very delicate or low-cost fabric which by itself would have caused the organizer of the invention to be somewhat flimsy, but by having a sheet of reinforcing material disposed between the layers in the two-ply construct for each panel portion, the strength of the organizer is greatly increased. Suitable reinforcing materials include, without limitation, cardboard, wood, polypropylene, and polyethylene. In addition, a strip of magnetic material may also be contained inside the interstices between the plies when the panels are of two-ply construction, to assist in adhering the organizer of the invention to a metallic wall, such as is commonly found on the interior surfaces of student lockers.

FIG. 4 depicts a perspective view of an organizer 10 according to an alternate form of the invention described in FIG. 3 from the rear perspective, showing the first panel portion 27 and second panel portion 29. There is one portion 35 of the complementary fastening means disposed on the rear face of the first panel portion, which is preferably a hook and loop type fastener, but may be any fastening means known in the art. This fastening means is the means by which an organizer 10 according to the invention is hung onto a wall surface, and is preferably a hook and loop type fastener, as previously described. The interior of a typical locker includes three wall portions, and an organizer of this embodiment of the invention is contoured so that the width dimension of each of the panel portions 27 and 29 corresponds substantially with the width of two adjacent wall portions inside a locker. Thus, to hang an organizer according to this embodiment invention in a locker, one half of the fastening means which is intended to cooperatively function with the fastening means 35 is disposed on two of the three interior wall portions of the locker. This is readily accomplished in the case of hook and loop fastening means (such as VELCRO® fastening means) since strips of such hook and loop fasteners are commercially available having a strip of adhesive on its back side. Thus, a strip of hook and loop fastener which is complementary to that disposed 35 on the rear face portion of an organizer of the invention is first adhered to the inner walls of the locker. Next, the organizer is simply hung in place within the locker by pressing the fastening means 35 upon the walls of the locker.

FIG. 5 shows a frontal view of a locker pocket organizer according to the invention 10 disposed on the interior wall portion of a locker which is contained in a panel of lockers 37. The locker pocket organizer 10 is held in place either by a magnetic material attached to the organizer or contained in its interstices when of two-ply construction, or by an hook and loop fastening means disposed on the rear face of the organizer.

Consideration must be given to the fact that although this invention has been described and disclosed in relation to certain preferred embodiments, obvious equivalent modifications and alterations thereof will become apparent to one of ordinary skill in this art upon reading and understanding this specification and the claims appended hereto. The present invention further includes all possible combinations of the features recited in any one of the various claims appended hereto with the features recited in any one or more of each of the remaining claims. Accordingly, the presently disclosed invention is intended to cover all such modifications, alterations, and combinations.