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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1750-1959
Size:
1.04 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 6 oversize folders. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Furs
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: Furs 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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Dates:
1987 September 22
Level:
file
Size:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Full "Live at Five" news program from WNBC New York. Furness sequence at end discusses slow delivery of Mailgrams.

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Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (12 minutes, color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film: shows agricultural workers preparing honey palms and collecting palm sap. The sap is evaporated until it becomes a syrup. The thickened palm honey is transported to the canning factory in the valley, where it is thinned with sugared water and filled into cans. This practice has been stopped to protect the last of these palms. Legacy Ke...

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Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (12 minutes, color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film: shows agricultural workers preparing honey palms and collecting palm sap. The sap is evaporated until it becomes a syrup. The thickened palm honey is transported to the canning factory in the valley, where it is thinned with sugared water and filled into cans. This practice has been stopped to protect the last of these palms. Legacy Ke...

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Dates:
1968
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, black-and-white sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film: among the Dan people, associations are formed for economic activities such as tree-felling and bush-clearing. These societies then hire themselves out to wealthy people. The associations include groups of musicians whose playing and singing encourages the workers. Legacy Keywords: Ivory Coast ; West Africa, Ivory Coast ; Africa; Dan

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Dates:
1955
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (16 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film: shows the felling of a tree, the hollowing of the trunk, and the smoothing of the walls of the canoe. The workers have a drink offering for the wounded tree and the new boat. The finished dugout is transported to water and launched on its first trip. Legacy Keywords: Sierra Leone ; West Africa, Sierra Leone ; Africa; Mende

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Dates:
1968
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, black-and-white sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film: among the Dan people, associations are formed for economic activities such as tree-felling and bush-clearing. These societies then hire themselves out to wealthy people. The associations include groups of musicians whose playing and singing encourages the workers. Legacy Keywords: Ivory Coast ; West Africa, Ivory Coast ; Africa; Dan

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Dates:
1955
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (16 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film: shows the felling of a tree, the hollowing of the trunk, and the smoothing of the walls of the canoe. The workers have a drink offering for the wounded tree and the new boat. The finished dugout is transported to water and launched on its first trip. Legacy Keywords: Sierra Leone ; West Africa, Sierra Leone ; Africa; Mende

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Dates:
circa 1980s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Full news program on Channel 4, WNBC, New York. Complaints about Mailgram look-alikes.

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Dates:
1981
Level:
file
Size:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic) (Duration: 10:00 minutes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Western Union Money Transfer system, as tested by Betty and her daughter. Segment from NBC's "Today" show.

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