These audio cassette recordings document special functions that were mainly sponsored by the Office of the Secretary.
Jose L. Hernandez-Rebollar was born in the state of Puebla in Mexico. He is the inventor of the AcceleGlove, a prototype device which can translate the alphabet and over 300 words into American Sign Language. The collection contains original and reference audio cassettes of Dr. Rebollar's presentation, "The Process of Invention: The AcceleGlove," a transcript of the presentation, photocopies of his power point presentation slides, and a CD-ROM containing digital images taken at the presentation.
Original audio cassettes and transcripts of oral history interviews with individuals involved in the transportation industry known as containerization: Arthur Donovan, interviewer.
Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro Indians, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro Indians, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schreter v...
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...
This collection contains audio recordings made by Alma Mater Recording Company, featuring camp, folk, pop and broadway songs recorded at various summer camps and schools in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and North Carolina.
Audio and video documentation of concerts, lectures, seminars, and colloquia on African American historical and cultural topics including gospel music, African American religion, jazz music, and the civil rights movement. Photographs are primarily documentation of the programs, rather than earlier, historic images. Includes archival original, magn...
Images of Waura Indians making dance costumes from buriti palm fiber and food for a curing ceremony.
The collection documents the life and career of jazz saxophonist Charlie Ventura.
Oral history describing her career in advertising, especially the creation of the Clairol advertisement "Does She or Doesn't She?" in the 1950s.