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Creators:
Stern, Michael, 1946-
Stern, Jane
Dates:
1890-2008
Size:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1392
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1844-1966
Size:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Mitchell, Ada, 1882-1958
Griffith, Gordon
Dates:
1938 July 30-1938 September 9
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1369
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the forty day driving trip made by Ada Mitchell and her son Cecil from Vancouver, Canada to Key West, Florida and back, August-September 1938. This diary was kept by Ada Mitchell and tracks their experiences in all of the places they visited.

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Creators:
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (black/white, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of sketch/drawing of ranch house with circular driveway. Caption on verso: "On U.S. Highway 66--Hotel El Rancho--Second Best in the West. Gallup, N.M., the Indian Capital of the World."

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Creators:
Stauffer, Clyde Weaver, 1899-1984 (policeman)
Stauffer, Clyde Weaver, Mrs.
Dates:
1935 - 1940
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0139
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of a disassembled photograph album, featuring images from the travels of Stauffer and his wife.

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Dates:
1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Full size; Multi-color, 116.5 x 68.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Card has illustration of La Fonda, a hotel with adobe applique, with cars parked in front of the hotel. The verso describes the hotel as an inn where travelers can stay while touring the Indian territories and the Southwest.

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Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)
AAA Associate Service (Pasadena, Calif.)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Illustration on card: Reproduction of photo of the entrance to a motor lodge, built in a Southwestern adobe style, with an inset photograph of the motel interior, with throw rugs and wall decor in an Indian / Southwestern patterns. The postcard has an AAA (American Automobile Association) logo: "...on U.S. 80 West. 5 minutes to the center of city."

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Creators:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Illustration of the hotel courts: the buildings are shaped in the style of the Alamo in Texas. The postcard advertises the chain of hotels with locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

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Creators:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Sims, George W.
National Anthropological Archives, NMNH, SI
Dates:
1896-1981.
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0127
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Sims's activities as a traveler and his interest in historic restoration. It includes forty-one notebooks, 6,000 color slides, a smaller number of photographic prints, forty-one stereo view cards, and three boxes of personal papers and ephemera. While some images are personal, the majority form a documentary record of various subjects and places and provide biographical information on Sims.

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