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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
1995 August 24
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Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This video history documents the research and development of the Quartermaster Corps during World War II, highlighting materials used to create gear for combat soliders in various terrains and weather conditions.,Lt. Col. Edward L. Heller, U.S.A. Ret., discusses the Quartermaster Corps' inventive research and development work in an afternoon panel discussion with fellow veterans and quartermasters Steven Anders and Edmund B Gregory. Discussions focus on their experiences of combining new materials with innovative thinking.
The collection is divided into three series.
Series 1: Original Videos
Series 2: Master Videos
Series 3: Reference Videos
Ownership and Custodial History
This videohistory was created by the Lemelson Center and NMAH staff member Margaret Vining (Division of History of Technology) this program. Transferred to Archives Center, July 8, 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 1997.
Using the Collection
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Signed oral history releases on file.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at email@example.com or 202-633-3270.
Quartermaster Corps Outfitted to Fight: Video Documentation, 1995,Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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