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Creators:
Wallance, Don, 1909-1990
Dates:
1936-1990
Size:
6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-81-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware for H. E. Lauffer Company and his experimental furniture for the U.S. Army, Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Hard Manufacturing Company. Thorough documentation of his research for his landmark book, "Shaping America's Products," is included. The collection also contains a substantial amount of information on the Design Laboratory School, the first industrial design school in the United States to be patterned after the Bauhaus.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1989
Level:
item
Size:
5 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Held from June 26 - 29, 1989 at the Anacostia Museum, the teacher seminar consisted of lectures and workshops about black inventors and innovators, and their struggle for recognition. The lectures and workshops were led by experts in history and the patent process, and inventors. Sessions on critical thinking and teaching strategies were also part ...

Seminar. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002059: dated 19890626. AV002131 and AV002058: undated. AV002151and AV002060: dated 19890629.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1990
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During the workshop, students created three-dimensional models of original inventions or innovations after a guided tour of the museum's exhibition on African American inventors titled 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Workshop was recommended for third and fourth grade students. The workshop was held at the Anacos...

Workshop. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002113 and AV002116: dated 19900205. AV002058: undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1989
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curator Portia James provided highlights and insights about the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930' to docents. She provided an overview history of African American inventors and innovators, and the sections of the exhibition. Training was more a discussion than a lecture.

Discussion. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Dated April 27.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Dates:
circa 1989
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Tour guide leads visitors through exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation. The tour guide talks about West African influence on pottery, rice production, textiles, sugar cane production, whaling industry, agricultural devices, domestic service devices, and railroad industry in the United States. Norbert Rillieux, Lewis...

Tour of exhibit; audio only. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. Poor audio quality. Undated.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Channel
Dates:
2015, 2017-2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ...

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Creators:
Baldwin, William D.
Wilson, Thomas (addrssee)
Dates:
January 31, 1894
Level:
file
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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