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Dates:
1915 - 1920
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0277
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Steinberg, Sally L. (Sally Levitt)
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 10.0" X 8.3".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0439
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Steinberg, Sally L. (Sally Levitt)
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 10.3" X 8.3".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0439
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Paul, Les
Eastman, William
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
McGovern, Charles
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Dates:
2005
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1121
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Video recordings, transcripts, and footage logs for the Lemelson Center affiliated Les Paul Project. Interviews were conducted with Les Paul in Mahwah, New Jersey; at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards ceremony, the National Inventors Hall of Fame and backstage at the Iridium Building in New York City.

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Creators:
Whitney, George Eli, 1862-1963 (engineer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1898-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence includes handwritten letters to John H. Bacon from Whitney. Bacon apparently undertook the task of collecting documentation of Whitney's career in the 1950s. Another 30 letters involve former associates of Whitney's, particularly Nathaniel Henry Cooledge (known as "Oliver") who was associated with Whitney as his trusted foreman and...

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Creators:
Gray, Elisha, 1835-1901 (inventor)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1871-1938.
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0014
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Legal documents, photographs, articles, copies of correspondence, three folders of original Gray correspondence on the Gray-Bell controversy; most of the collection consists of copies of material, or printed matter, collected by Lloyd W. Taylor of the museum staff.

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Creators:
Kwolek, Stephanie
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996 March 25
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0596
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of two and one half hours of original (BetaCam SP), master (BetaCam SP) and reference (viewing) copies (VHS), documenting a lecture program for children on March 25, 1996 by Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar. Kwolek discusses her invention of Kevlar as well as her background and life experiences.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Hoberman, Chuck
Dates:
1996-05-08
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0604
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains original videos documenting Chuck Hoberman, inventor the Hoberman Sphere.

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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.