Guide to the Black and Decker Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1441
Dates:
1914-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
Repository:
Approximately 150 photographic negatives, 54 photographic prints, and two rolls of film negatives documenting the history of the Black and Decker Corporation, from a few years after its founding in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1910, through the 1990s.

Content Description
Content Description
Approximately 150 photographic negatives, 54 photographic prints, and two rolls of film negatives documenting the history of the Black and Decker Corporation, from a few years after its founding in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1910, through the 1990s. The photographs depict company executives and employees in portraits, at work, and at company functions and conferences; company recreational activities, including bowling, soccer, picnics and a minstrel show; office and factory interiors and exteriors; Black and Decker products; and company vehicles.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into two series.
Series 1: Company Files, 1910-1975
Series 2: Photographs, 1914-1992

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Black and Decker Collection, 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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 2017.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Black & Decker Corporation (Towson, Md.) Corporate Name 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