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Dates:
1824-1965
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paper
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business records consists of a small amount of correspondence and receipts. The marketing material contains trade cards, circulars, price lists, and product guides.

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Dates:
1848-1928
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Periodicals
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The business records include receipts for subscriptions and advertising and related correspondence. Marketing material consists of trade cards, circulars and mailers, clipped advertisements, blank order forms, pre-addressed return envelopes, and promotions, prizes and incentives to subscribe or enlist other subscribers.

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Dates:
undated
1870-1877
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Confectionery
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A few transaction receipts, but mostly trade cards for various products and vendors. Brands: Confield's Condensed Milk Company, Goetze's Caramel Creams, Eskimo pies, and others. Also includes a metal sign (Dunham's Cocoanut), a candy sample in wrapper, and two ice cream recipe book.

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Creators:
Garland, Ed
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971
Morton, Jelly Roll, d. 1941
Levin, Floyd, 1922-2007
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Dates:
1880 - 2010
Size:
42.5 Cubic feet (110 boxes, 12 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1222
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Floyd Levin was a Los Angeles textile manufacturer who turned his passion for jazz into a second career as an influential jazz journalist and historian. The collection consists of research materials including biographical files. In addition, there are numerous photographs that were taken and collected by Levin.

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Dates:
1846-1933
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Children
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This subseries includes advertisements, business cards, catalogs, and invoices for businesses that produce goods for children. The first half of the series contains children's clothing businesses and the second half contains children's furniture businesses. The section on children's furniture also includes rocking horses, carriages, and wagons. The...

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Dates:
1883-1911
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Boxes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Trade cards, invoices, and correspondence for jobbers and agents producing boxes, crates, and packing cases.

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Dates:
1828-1904
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Textiles
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Receipts for purchase and waste. Marketing materials contain trade cards, novelty fans, and a price list (in Spanish, Habana).

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Dates:
1867-1899
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Games
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertisements, catalogues, circulars, and mailers promoting games including lawn darts, badminton, Halma, croquet, bowling, puzzles, checker boards, point counters, card cases, billiards, block and building games, chess, word games, parlor amusements, and magic.

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Dates:
1851-1952
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Furniture
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A couple of transactional receipts. Most material consists of trade cards, clipped advertisements, circulars, catalogues, price lists, and product brochures. Products and services for the home or office include mantels, chairs, cleaning solutions and oils and polishes, accessories such as carpeting and other accents pieces, bedding, rattan, upholst...

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Dates:
1887
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Hats
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History