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Dates:
1944-1998
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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0625
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This series includes the notebooks and typescripts of S. Newman Darby's recollections and observations on the history and techniques of the "free sail system" of windsurfing. It also contains his many original drawings to illustrate what was to be two books on the subject and created to illustrate his pivotal testimonies during the years of challen...

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Dates:
1971-1991
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1971, Head became chairman of the board for Prince Manufacturing Inc. In 1973, he proposed a tennis racket design for increased "polar moment of inertia" and a racket that would make one play better, keep the ball in play longer, help one win games, and essentially add a whole new dimension to the game. To do this, Head proposed a racket with a ...