An artificial collection of sports memorabilia and printed ephemera organized according to sport. Examples of contents include team programs, season schedules and advertising.
A series of interviews conducted jointly by the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, the National Museum of American History, and the National Library of Medicine. The interviews are of scientists and others instrumental involved in the invention and development of artificial internal organs. Project Bionics is ongoing and may include a...
An artificial collection of ephemera from World's Fairs, intended as a growing repository for such miscellany from multiple sources. The initial donation consists of a season ticket, a booklet of souvenir tickets, and one menu from the 1939 New York World's Fair. The 2010 addendum contains eleven graphic works relating to World's Fairs. Eight of th...
A collection of flat-folded product packages for soap and detergent. Some of the packages were designed by industrial designer Donald Deskey.
Seventy-three (73) cigarette pack labels from the World War II years. The manufacturers include American, British, Chinese, and Japanese tobacco companies.
Advertising materials relating to Bernard Luchton's development of U.S. Savings Bond Stamps, including scrapbooks, posters, drawings, and photographs.
The collection contains the product of Smith's life's work as an industrial and transportation photographer. It consists of approximately 120,000 35mm color slides of various industrial and transportation subjects. Transportation is the larger subject area, including such topics as trucks, vehicles, transit, traffic, railroads, ships, etc. The slid...
The collection documents the inventing and design work of Benjamin Stansbury.
Theater plat book used at the Philadelphia Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania showing stage plats for various productions.
The collection documents the creation and marketing of the Compressure Comfort Bra, a bra designed to alleviate pain for women who have had breast cancer. The bra was developed in 2000 by Lisa Lindahl with physical therapist, Lesli Bell.