Query: Button industry workers
Iowa Button Industry Collection
Creators:
Automatic Button Company.
American Pearl Button Company.
Claus Schmarje Button Company.
Barry Manufacturing Company.
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Dates:
1898 - 1993
Size:
13 Cubic feet (55 boxes, 4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.

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Union Agreement with International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, 1973-1976
Level:
file
Dates:
1973 - 1976
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Episode 320
Level:
item
Dates:
1956 December 1
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Tennessee Fieldwork: Ginny & Noel Nolin (Cont), (Trapping, Boatbuilding)
Level:
item
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Tennessee Program 1986 Washington, D.C.
Mitchell, Nancy (field worker)
Dates:
1986 March 16
Size:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1986
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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New York City at the Smithsonian
Level:
series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2001
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

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Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Collection
Creators:
Perkins, James Secor
Gilbreth, Frank Bunker, 1868-1924
Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, 1878-1972
Dates:
1907-2000
bulk 1911-1924
Size:
5 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
5 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0803
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of glass plate slides (negative and positive), photo prints, and stereographs documenting the work undertaken by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth from 1910 to 1924 in the fields of motion study, shop efficiency, and factory organization. Also included are slides dcoumenting the Gilbreth Family, their travels, residences, and friends. The collection also contains the film "The Original Films of Gilbreth The Quest for the One Best Way," 1968 by James S. Perkins.

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Iowa - Community Style
Level:
series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1996
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
Creators:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation
Dates:
1898 - 1987
Size:
145 Cubic feet (296 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0277
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the activities of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation of Beverly, Massachusetts, manufacturers of shoe machinery equipment. The collection consists of engineering records, legal records, research and development records, employee/personnel records, correspondence, company catalogs, product literature, advertising materials, photographs, and moving images.

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William L. Bird Holidays on Display Collection
Creators:
Bird, William L.
Dates:
1877 - 2010
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of archival materials assembled by National Museum of American History Curator William Lawrence Bird. The materials were used as background research for the publication of his book Holidays on Display (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007), and as exhibit objects for the exhibit by the same name that opened shortly after the museum's architectural renovation (November 2009-September 2010). The materials include advertising and trade literature, especially for department stores and with emphasis on the display of toys; catalogs; photographs and slides; postcards; parade programs; design drawings; correspondence; stock certificates, and miscellaneous items relating to department stores and their displays, parades and the amusement industry.

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Industry on Parade Film Collection
Creators:
Lodge, Arthur
National Association of Manufacturers
Arthur Lodge Productions.
Dates:
1950 - 1959
Size:
42.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Industry on Parade was a television series created by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) from 1950-1960. The series consisted of weekly episodes that highlighted American manufacturing and business. Hundreds of companies and products were documented during the programs decade-long run.

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