Guide to the Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Randolph Poster Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0876
Creators:
Howard (C.J.), Inc.
Nichols (T.G.) Company, Inc.
Parker Holladay Company (Chicago)
Mather and Company.
Parker-Hollday Company, Ltd. (England)
Randolph, F.F.
Roach-Fowler Company
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
Dates:
1923-1950s
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
186 Items
1 box, 7 oversize folders
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Posters on a variety of subjects including hygiene, civics and citizenship, but the vast majority exhort employees to practice good work habits.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into seven series.
Series 1: C.J. Howard, Inc., Poster Sales Letters, 1927
Series 2: Mather and Company Employee Motivation Posters, 1923 and 1926
Series 3: T.G. Nichols Company, Inc., Civics Posters, 1932-1936
Series 4: Parker Holladay Company (Chicago), "Bill Jones" Employee Motivation Posters, 1927-1928
Series 5: Parker-Holladay Company, Ltd., [England], "Bill Jones" Employee Motivation Posters, 1927-1928
Series 6: Roach-Fowler Company "The Hope of a Nation" Posters, 1929
Series 7: Miscellaneous Posters, 1950s

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
F.F. Randolph was a New York businessman and collector of posters.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Craig Orr, January 2005.
Author
Craig A. Orr
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Randolph to the Archives Center in 2005.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Randolph Poster Collection, 1923-1950s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Related Materials
Four posters by Norman Rockwell, the "Four Freedoms" series, transferred from this accession to the Division of Political History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Employee motivation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civics -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Citizenship Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industrial relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hygiene 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