Documents saved by the winner of an essay contest, including: two congratulatory telegrams, two letters, three photographs of the winner with the car she won, an article, and an owner identification card from the car dealer.
Material documenting Pillsbury's Bake-Off from its inception in 1949 through its 50th anniversary in 1999. Papers include primarily cookbooks issued after Bake-Offs, biographies of contestants and VHS videos of five Bake-Offs.
The Maid of Cotton (MOC) beauty pageant was sponsored by the National Cotton Council, Memphis Cotton Carnival, and the Cotton Exchanges of Memphis, New York, and New Orleans from 1939-1993. The contest was held annually in Memphis, Tennessee until the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International moved to Dallas, Texas. Beginning with the 1985 pageant (held December 1984) the competition was held in Dallas. The pageant was discontinued in 1993 due to lack of funds, a sponsor, and changes in marketing strategies. The records include files on contestants, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Color snapshots of family groups, with contest entry forms; also, copy of CD-ROM used in exhibition.
Photographs of Jean Bartel during the Miss America Pageant in 1943 and her activities during her reign.
Materials document Bob Rule's career as a yo-yo demonstrator, expert, promoter and contest winner.
The collection contains the records of W. Atlee Burpee & Company and includes accounting records, seed trial records, seed contracts, sales records, contracts, inventories, office correspondence, contest letters, seed catalogs, pamphlets, advertisements and advertising reports, daybooks, photographs and other items relating to the company and some of its competitors. The collection is not comprehensive and includes significant gaps.
This accession consists of administrative records including development proposals and memoranda; annual reports; monthly usage and demographic reports from American Online (AOL); Smithsonian Online user group meeting minutes; and correspondence. Design, Content and Program records include original designs and proposals; electronic screen shot...
This accession consists of printouts of Smithsonian Magazine web pages, including home pages, contest pages, and image galleries. Other types of content were not printed. Printouts began in May 1996 when the website went live and continued through late 2000. Also included are printouts of test pages for March and April 1996. In approximately ...
This accession consists mostly of projects that the SCC sponsored, including various staff contests, Unsung Heroes, the Exhibition Awards Program, and events surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Institution. Also included are general information about the committee and its by-laws. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, meeting ...