Guide to the Archives of American Art Miscellany

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0850
Creators:
Weissinger (Harry) Tobacco Co.
King, Marian
Dates:
ca. 1933-1945.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Primarily unmounted photographs, plus an illustrated souvenir tourist book on Washington, "Washington Album" (ca. 1890), and a text-only anti-trust broadside. The most interesting group is a set of 5 photoprints related to the Boston Globe newspaper, especially several which illustrate the practice of displaying handwritten newspaper headlines for passersby on blackboards.
Scope and Contents note
Broadside:,Publ. May 1, 1899, by the Harry Weissinger Tobacco Co., Louisville Ky. Entitled "Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty" with subheading "Beware of Trusts!" It attempts to stir opposition against the attempts of the tobacco trust to drive Weissinger out of business. With a note about the National Tobacco Workers' Unions at the bottom of the page.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This is an unprocessed collection.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection transferred by Archives of American Art, through Karen Weiss.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.
Preferred Citation
Archives of American Art Miscellany, ca. 1933-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
One item was donated to the Archives of American Art by Marian King, 1958. Other items apparently accumulated from various sources.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Newspapers -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Labor unions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broadsides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tourism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobacco -- 1890-1920 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives