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Creators:
El Chico Restaurants
Dates:
1908 - 1990
Size:
0.75 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1246
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The materials relate to the creation and operation of El Chico Corporation.

Creators:
Chicago City Railway Company.
West Chicago Street Railroad Company.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Pennsylvania & West Virginia Railway.
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Dates:
1880-1948
Size:
4.6 cubic feet (13 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0212
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of blueprints, working drawings, line drawings, tracings, and plans of the Chicago Surface Railway system from 1896-1926; 1948. The majority of the drawings are on linen and are 24" x 36" or larger. Some of the drawings are annotated. The drawing number, title of drawing and the date are provided for each sheet.

Creators:
Bell & Howell Co.
Dates:
1946 - 1947
Size:
0.3 cubic feet (drawings and patents for mechanism for motion picture camera)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Creators:
Central Film Service
Dates:
1924-1946
Size:
1 cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1247
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Central Film Service Collection consists of more than 100 filmstrips made between 1924 and 1946. Made primarily for business use, the bulk of the collection describes and promotes products, industries, associations, and governmental agencies. Adults were the intended audience. Related scripts and audio recordings do not exist.

Creators:
Gruppo, Barbara Pease
Rodney W. Pease, III
Piotrowicz, Elizabeth Pease
Pease, L.F.
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Dates:
1908-1936; undated
Size:
2.33 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of samples of primarily greeting cards designed and created by the Lillian Pease Card Company.

Creators:
Molella, Arthur P., 1944-
Quigley, Sam
Proctor, Nancy, 1968-
Solove, Daniel J., 1972-
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Dates:
2013 October 25
Size:
4 items (digital, mp3 (7 hours, 21 minutes))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1355
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A symposium held by the National Museum of American HIstory's Lemelson Center, October 25, 2013. The symposium featured speakers, panel discussions, roundtable talks. Featured participants were John Gray, Steve Keller, Sam Quigley, Eiizabeth Merritt, Nancy Proctor, David Lyon, Josh Lauer, Al Shipp, Jonathan Cantor, Jeffrey Brodie, Ken Lipartito, Ja...

Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1834-1983
Size:
11 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S07
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 7: Sports contains 1,254 pieces of sheet music and song folios. Most of the sheet music is either piano or piano/ vocal arrangements. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

Creators:
Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors
Dates:
1919 - 2015
Size:
14 cubic feet (36 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1304
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the activities of the Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors through financial materials, photographs, convention and scrapbook materials.

Creators:
Tyrrell, Henry Grattan, 1867-1948
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Tyrrell, Mary Maude Knox
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
1886-1941
Size:
2.3 cubic feet (11 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0948
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscripts, correspondence, business records, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks documenting the career of Henry Grattan Tyrrell, an early-twentieth-century civil engineer and bridge builder who was also a prolific self-published author of hundreds of journal articles and several books. Subjects include aesthetic bridge design, history of bridges, design of movable bridges, and the economical design of factories, shops, and mill buildings.

Creators:
Baldwin-Hamilton Company
Baldwin Southwark Corporation
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
circa 1868-1945.
Size:
342 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1107
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Engineering drawings of steam engines, blowing engines, turbines, generators, testing machinery, steam hammers, boilers, machine tools, and other machinery manufactured by the Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, circa 1880-1916; transfers of patent rights, reports, lists, financial documents, and other material concerning Southwark and its prede...

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