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Creators:
Joseph Enterprises, Inc. (Location of Meeting--San Francisco, California; )
Pedott, Joseph
Dates:
circa 1976-2005, 2008
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0898
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to products developed and marketed by Joseph Enterprises, Inc., including the Chia Pet and the Clapper. The collection includes internal business documentation including correspondence, design drawings, and photographs. Print advertising and packaging samples as well as audiovisual materials make up an important part of the collection. The video collection includes commercials for the Chia and Clapper products as well as clips of product mentions in popular entertainment. In addition, there are two recorded oral history interviews with Joseph Pedott.

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2005
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1986
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Dates:
1995 June 20
Level:
file
Size:
1 sound recording (Duration 1 hour)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Location: Palo Alto, California Marilyn Crowell was the executive secretary and office manager at Wedge Innovations for the entire life of the company. She was the first person hired by Andy Butler when he founded Wedge in the basement of his home (218 Cowper St., Palo Alto, CA) in 1985. Crowell experienced the growth of the company as it moved to...

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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 11, Golden Gate International Exposition Materials, 1915-1940; undated, primarily document the construction and management of the Arabian Theater. The Arabian Theater was located inside the Food Pavilion on Treasure Island. A color and sound version of the film "Behind the Cup: The Story of Hills Bros." was created and shown in the theater....

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Creators:
Beach, Chester, 1881-1956
Dates:
1846-1999
bulk 1895-1999
Size:
7.32 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.beacches
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Chester Beach papers measure 7.32 linear feet and date from 1846 to 1999, with the bulk ot the material dating from circa 1900 to 1999. The work and professional activities of Beaux Arts sculptor Chester Beach (1881-1956) and his family's efforts to exhibit and sell work from the estate are documented by project files, business records, correspondence, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs. The papers also include many artist-designed Christmas cards sent and received by the Beach family, and artwork by Chester Beach and others.

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Creators:
Parker, Maynard
Church, Thomas Dolliver
Office Of Thomas Church
Dates:
05/01/1969
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Wilson, Judith, 1952-
Dates:
1966-2010
Size:
11.2 Linear feet
27.94 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.wilsjudi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American art historian Judith Wilson measure 11.2 linear feet and 27.94 GB and date from 1966 to 2010. Wilson's career is documented through correspondence with friends, colleagues, artists, universities, and art organizations; notebooks; files on writing projects, conferences, lectures, symposia and other professional activities; and a small amount of printed material. Also found is research material on artist Bob Thompson, including photographs, printed material, correspondence, notebooks and a documentary video recording. Additionally, the collection includes sound recordings of 71 interviews of artists and art collectors and six video recordings. Some of the materials are in digital format.

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Creators:
Parker, Maynard
Church, Thomas Dolliver
Dates:
1963
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Fein, Phillip
Turner, Everett
Church, Thomas Dolliver
Wurster, Bernardi And Emmons A.
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Dates:
1942
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens