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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)
Dates:
1749-1924; 1957
Size:
3.5 cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and photocopied correspondence, financial papers, newspaper clippings, legal documents, insurance policies, account book, genealogical notes, wills, lottery tickets, and currency, documenting the activities of the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia and related families.

Creators:
Shalett, Lew
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986
Sheldon-Claire Company
Dates:
1926-1968
Size:
10 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0768
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Employee motivational materials, circa 1926-1968, produced by the Sheldon-Claire Company.

Creators:
Costume, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Shaver, Dorothy, 1893-1959
Shaver, Elsie
Dates:
circa 1920-1959; undated
bulk 1945-1959
Size:
14 sound recordings
32 cassette tapes
1 electronic disc (cd)
6 cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0631
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Dorothy Shaver, one of the best-known female executives in the 1950s; Shaver became the first female president of Lord & Taylor in 1945.

Creators:
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1940-1941
Size:
0.6 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0162
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Joseph Schillinger (1895-1943), composer and musical theorist, worked extensively with the Rhythmicon. The Rhythmicon, constructed in 1931, is the earliest electronic rhythm machine. The collection consists of recordings of the Rhythmicon.

Creators:
Adams, Joe, 1922-
Morehead, Howard, 1926-2003
Dates:
1948-1980
Size:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0908
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting the career of Joe Adams, a Los Angeles radio announcer and movie and television actor, who later became Ray Charles's manager.

Creators:
Watson, Orla E., 1896-1983
Watson, Edith, (estate of)
Dates:
1946-1983
2000
Size:
1 cubic foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0739
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Telescoping Shopping Cart Collection, 1946-1983; 2000, provides information relating to the development of the product and the legal challenges encountered by its creator, Orla E. Watson, in the patenting, licensing, and manufacturing process. The collection is divided into three series: Series 1: Background Information, 1983;2000; Series 2: ...

Dates:
1835 - 1897
Size:
3.5 cubic feet (11 boxes, 15 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1386
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Cyrus W. Field's efforts to lay the transatlantic cable from Ireland to Newfoundland in 1866. The materials include photographs, correspondence, resolutions, maps, charts, and printed publications about Field and the transatlantic Cable.

Creators:
Arias, Irwin M.
American Institute Science Laboratory
Dates:
circa 1941-2006
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1380
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the American Institute Science Laboratory and the students who conducted research in it.

Creators:
Carter, Ethel H.
Dates:
bulk 1909, 1945-1979
Size:
2 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1444
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains assorted and varied papers documenting the day-to-day lives of tenant farmers who worked on a tobacco farm in Ringgold, Virginia.

Creators:
Kates, Arnold D.
Dates:
1929-1931, undated
Size:
1 film reel
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0259
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Arnold D. Kates was an officer in the Association of Young Advertising Men of New York in the 1930s. As an officer, he visited Washington, D.C., to attend the annual meeting of the Advertising Federation of America and took home movies of the capital, including a formal reception at the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. Additional film footage includes scenes on a ship, cityscapes and industrial landscapes of New York City.

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