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Dates:
circa 1631-1973
Size:
78 maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 78 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

Dates:
1936-1941
Size:
269 photographic prints (Box 1, 1 album; black & white, 12 x 16 cm. )
258 photographic prints (Boxes 2 and 3, black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
269 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes one photographic album containing 269 silver gelatin black and white prints (12 x 16 cm.), 258 black and white copy prints (8 x 10 in.), and 269 black and white negatives (4 x 5 in.) and dates from 1936-1941. The photographs were taken in northern Ethiopia, and possibly Somalia. The images highlight peoples including the Danakil and Afar, dress, adornments, coiffures, churches, and historical residence, among other subjects.

Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL
Becker, John M.
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL
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Dates:
1915-2017, undated
bulk 1980-2016
Size:
53 cubic feet (160 boxes, 19 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1146
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains a variety of periodicals, photographs, correspondence, business and advertising ephemera (corporate and non-profit, personal), organizational records and ephemera, created by, for, and in reaction to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community.

Creators:
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Dates:
1904-2010
Size:
5.3 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fruealfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of caricaturist and illustrator Alfred J. Frueh measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1904-2010. These papers consist of biographical information, including a sound recording of reminiscences about Frueh by his children; correspondence that includes many illustrated letters and greeting cards; notes and writings; numerous caricature sketches, cartoons, and 25 sketchbooks by Frueh; printed material; and photographs of Frueh and his artwork.

Creators:
Thaden, Louise (McPhetridge), 1905-1979
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
2.18 cubic feet (2 records center boxes)
2.08 linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs, news clippings, and correspondence documenting Thaden's aviation career.

Creators:
Bladensburg Union Burial Association
Dates:
1874–1978
bulk 1920-1970
Size:
3.64 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-025
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1874 to 1978 and measures 3.64 linear feet, documents the history of the Bladensburg Union Burial Association. The records include the Association's constitution, by-laws, treasurer reports, receipts, and correspondence.

Creators:
Stupe, Albert
Stupe, Willy
Dates:
1895-1919
Size:
0.51 cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album (acc. 1991.0037) shows German soldiers in both formal and informal settings; living quarters and airfields; airplanes and the bombs they dropped; and the towns in which the military installments were situated. A variety of aircraft and high profile personalities also appear in this album.

Creators:
United Telegraph Workers.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Dates:
circa 1820-1995
Size:
452 cubic feet (866 boxes and 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.

Creators:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.
Dates:
1898-1900
1903
1914
bulk 1899-1899
Size:
396 lantern slides
286 photographic prints
1 map
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.053
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Mary Harriman Rumsey collection largely consists of photographic prints and lantern slides documenting the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in summer 1899. These depict members of the expedition and Alaskan scenery and people. The collection also includes scenic photographs of Alaska taken by Dora Keen in 1914 and photographs of Blackfeet, Hopi, Apache, and Suquamish Indians made by Edward Curtis in 1900 and 1903.

Creators:
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Dates:
1822-1956
Size:
7 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0157
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of Engine Registers and Engine Order Books. The Engine Registers list all locomotives built by the company from 1833 through 1956. They provide information on the purchasing railroad, date of trial, engine name, construction number, class, track gauge, number of wheels, size of cylinders, number of valves and fuel type. ...

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