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Dates:
circa 1896
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.bacohenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Boyd, Plooma M.
Hilburn, Cyrus Lanyard
Mayer, Jane Tusch, Mrs.
Dates:
1893.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0655
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Typescript diary of a young woman's visit to the 1893 World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago). 51 pages.

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Warner Brothers (353 Broadway, New York, N.Y.)
Carpenter, F., & Co. (Tiffin, Ohio)
Keefer, J.P. (Chambersburg, Pa.)
Trautmann, Bailey, & Blampey, N.Y. (printer?)
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Dates:
[ca. 1890-1900]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-1/8" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Corsets
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color illustration shows two cherubs or putti with a view camera, photographing a corset with a long-leafed plant growing from it. Mark of "Trautmann, Bailey & Blampey, N.Y." (printers?) below image. Coraline, a substitute for whalebone, was manufactured from ixtle, a plant grown in Mexico. "Scattered through the centre of these pulpy leaves are a ...

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B.W. Kilburn Company
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987
Dates:
1894
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3.6" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0519
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Underwood & Underwood
Underwood, Bert, 1862-1943
American Stereoscopic Co.
Dates:
1896
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Strain, Paul R., 1879-1954
Dates:
1893.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0330
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A diary kept by Paul R. Strain during his visit to the Exposition, October 1893. It describes various buildings he toured and the exhibits that caught his attention, and records his personal impressions of the Exposition. The diary takes the form of hand-written notes.

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Creators:
Swezey, Kenneth M., 1905-1972 ((journalist))
Dates:
1893
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 8" x 10".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0047
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Night view of the electric lights in the Court of Honor. Photographer unidentified.

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B.W. Kilburn Company
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987
Dates:
1894
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3.6" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0519
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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MacCormack, Forrest (intern)
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917
Talman, Hugh (photographer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
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Dates:
1993 - 1993
circa 1888-1899, 1906
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0416
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty glass plate negatives and reference copy prints of the images taken between the late 1880s and the early 1900s by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie. The images depict the skyline of Washington D.C., views from the 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, blueprints for the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, and an unidentified orchestra.

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