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Archives Center Carousel Collection
Creators:
Fried, Frederick, 1909-1994
Illions, Bernard J.
Cernigliaro, Salvatore
Brill, Aaron K.
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Dates:
1925-1994.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0675
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A diverse collection of papers relating to amusement parks and playgrounds, with most of the papers relating to carousels. Contents include correspondence, photographs (including one cyanotype), exhibition catalogs, trade literature and trade catalogs, price lists, articles and clippings, newsletters, and patents (photocopies) for carousel animals. One series, that relating to …

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Joseph Miller Collection
Creators:
Miller, J. & D. (Bronx, New York)
Miller, Joseph (cutlery dealer)
Dates:
1895-1992
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0514
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letters, envelopes and other business records relating to the cutlery business of J & D Miller, Bronx, New York.

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Louisan E. Mamer Rural Electrification Administration Papers
Creators:
Mamer, Stuart M.
Mamer, Louisan E., 1910-2005
Dates:
1927-2002
Size:
10.1 Cubic feet (31 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0862
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Mamer collection includes a wide range of materials used to teach concepts and the usage of electricity to predominately rural audiences. Mamer kept many of her materials in labeled notebooks; other papers were filed loosely with no apparent order. The collection materials date pre-dominantly from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s. There are some materials from the late 1930s. There is only one item from 1927 and one from 1999.

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Nordberg Manufacturing Company Collection
Creators:
Nordberg Manufacturing Company
Dates:
1891-1947
Size:
45 Cubic feet (58 boxes, 110 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0975
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of the company's photo and negative archives; miscellaneous trade publications; G. Turnwald notebooks; technical memoranda; trade literature; operating manuals; parts books; Nordberg company history; machinery proposals; order books; time records; Chain Belt Company catalogs; and blueprints used in the shops.

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Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection
Creators:
Moyer, Frances
Rudell, Lucinda
Dates:
1942-1986
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1028
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States, but also including some in Europe and Canada.

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Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature
Creators:
Green, Mary E.
Dates:
1883-1980
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes and 1 map-folder )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1061
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Over a period of approximately 25 years, Dr. Mary Eloise Green of Ohio State University collected a wide variety of materials pertaining to food preservation and home canning techniques. She acquired associated pamphlets, manuals, and recipe booklets from companies as well as governmental agencies.

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The Mattachine Society of Washington "Love in Action" Collection
Creators:
Mattachine Society of Washington
Dates:
1978-2013, undated
Size:
4.1 (13 boxes) Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1428
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and publications collected by the Mattachine Society of Washington, DC relating to the gay to straight conversion therapy program known as Love in Action (LIA) and director of the Memphis, Tennessee LIA, John J. Smid and author Garrard Conley.

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Boston General Store Account Book
Creators:
Boston General Store.
Dates:
1807-1830
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0038
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of a Boston storekeeper of food and small general household goods.

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Providence and Worcester R.R. Account Book
Creators:
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company
Dates:
1851-1899
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0154
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This log book of the Providence, Rhode Island repair shop records the annual summaries of repair costs by various divisions of the Railroad for 1851-1854, as submitted by John B. Winslow, Master Mechanic. It also includes entries recording miscellaneous repairs (mostly minor) and overhauls to locomotives for 1880-1899.

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Lucretia Deming Family Account Book
Creators:
Deming, Lucretia
Dates:
1883 January 1-1887 April 27
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0173
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This is a single household account book for the period from January 1, 1883 through April 27, 1887, maintained by Lucretia Deming until two days before her death. The final entry is $120.05 for the payment of Litchfield property taxes. The accounts record daily expenditures in substantial detail, i.e oysters, candy, bread, oil, Century Magazine …

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