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NMAH.AC.0346
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
United States. War Production Board.
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Garfield & Co.
Dates:
1909-1969
Size:
15 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 11 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0820
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Garfield and Company, a pharmaceutical manufacturer in New Jersey during the twentieth century. Garfield and Company, founded by Isidor Z. Garfield (1863-1951), made Seidlitz Powder, a commonly known medication composed of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium sodium tartrate that was used as a mild cathartic by dissolving it in water and then drinking it. Materials include customer files, invoices, correspondence, advertising and packaging materials, calendars, posters, financial records, and an oral and video history with Julius Garfield, son of Isidor Z. Garfield.

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Creators:
Mair, LaVeda
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)
Dates:
1935-1994
Size:
56 Cubic feet (104 Boxes, 40 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0548
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Client files, administrative files, artwork, and collected food labels from graphic and industrial designer Francis Mair. Mair specialized in beverage labels and packaging during his many years with Landor Associates in San Francisco. Late in his career, he directed Landor's Museum of Packaging History. His prolific freelance career included designs for furniture, decorative arts, letterhead, and corporate images. His personal artwork included alphabets, typefaces, and sketchbooks. Much of his personal artwork is humorous or erotic.

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Creators:
Deskey, Donald, 1894-
Dates:
1927-1989
Size:
75 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1975-11-77
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.

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Creators:
Manochio, Dennis
Dates:
ca. 1920s-1940s.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0533
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fireworks packaging, labels, wrappers and boxes. Many of the labels contain illustrations and logos with ethnic imagery, often stereotypical, and a variety of other subjects.

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