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Creators:
Bruhl, Joseph R., 1909-
Dates:
1925-1938.
Size:
1.33 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0869
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook containing numerous photographs dating to the 1920s and 1930s, including many labeled snapshots of small-town main streets, roadways and local attractions as well as of the musicians and their friends; performance billings and posters, letters of recommendation, clippings, dance cards, menus, and other ephemera. Items appear in the scra...

Creators:
Henderson, Horace, 1904-1988
Lewis, Barbara
Lewis, Barry
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952
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Dates:
1930s-1980s
Size:
22.5 cubic feet (82 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0797
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Fletcher and Horace Henderson Collection contains original scores and band books, loose sheet music, both original and published, from both Fletcher and Horace's libraries, playlists, lyrics, photographs, personal papers and correspondences, newspaper clippings, jazz publications, an oral history manuscript of an interview with Horace, audio ta...

Creators:
Mathis, Nathaniel, 1946- (barber, motivational speaker)
Dates:
1946-2004
bulk 1970-2004
Size:
5.5 cubic feet (18 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0641
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Nathaniel Mathis is a Washington, D.C., hairstylist, inventor, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. His papers document his business life and community involvement.

Creators:
Atlas, Charles, 1893-1972
Dates:
circa 1909-1998
Size:
3 cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0654
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists primarily of educational, promotional and publicity materials created by Charles Atlas and others for his bodybuilding business.

Creators:
Brown and Williamson.
Johnson, Virgil
American Tobacco Company.
Benson and Hedges.
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Dates:
circa 1890-1997
Size:
25 cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0645
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

As a teenager, Virgil Johnson [b.1918] became interested in the designs and symbols on cigarette packs like "Black Cat" and "White Roll", and he began actively collecting in the 1930s. His interest intensified during the 1940s when he was stationed in North Africa and across the Mediterranean region as a photographer with the U.S. Navy. Mr. Johnson collected cigarette packs for over fifty years, and was a member of the Cigarette Pack Collector's Association. Approximately 6000 cigarette packages, foreign and American, arranged in 24 albums. Manufacturers include names such as those shown below.

Creators:
Sperry Co.
Dates:
1928-1985
Size:
0.33 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0497
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business records related to the development of the rail detector cars used by railroads to find hidden flaws, which could cause catastrophic accidents in event of rail failure.

Creators:
Ravnitzky, Michael
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 cubic foot (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0483A
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Postcards, arranged by geographical area or by the subjects. Collection includes two boxes of "GoCards" (freely distributed commercial postcards) as well.

Creators:
Kidder, Priscilla C. (costume designer)
Priscilla of Boston.
Dates:
1940-1996
Size:
4 cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0557
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes letters, sketches, style books, publicity photographs, tearsheets, articles and clippings, scrapbooks, and business documents relating to Priscilla Kidder, the Priscilla of Boston Company, and the American wedding industry. This collection is extraordinarily useful in documenting the development of wedding fashion during the last half of the 20th century. It also illustrates how a small, family-owned, woman-run business grew into a large, nationally known operation.

Creators:
Bellefleur-Burbidge, Cile
Priscilla of Boston.
Burbidge, John (costume designer)
Dates:
1951-2006
Size:
1.6 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0562
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes Burbidge's design drawings for wedding gowns while employed by the Priscilla of Boston firm, and scrapbooks documenting Cile Bellefleur-Burbidge's wedding cakes.

Creators:
Hampson, Albert W., 1911-1990 ((artist))
Dates:
1926-1968.
Size:
6 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0561
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials documenting the commercial artwork of Albert Hampson, including advertisements, sketches, photographs, color slides, magazine ads, and point of purchase displays.

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