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Dates:
1843-1915
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Hair
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes Sutherland Sisters photo cabinet cards.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
[ca. 1900]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink and paint on paper, mounted on card., 29 x 17.3 cm. (11-1/2" x 6-3/4").)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Gambling
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Gambler in fancy dress and derby hat holds bag marked "borrowed money," smoking cigar, in front of sign directing "To the Race Track." Title and satirical poem printed below image.

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Dates:
1856-1939
undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dredging
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes brochures, business reply cards, invoices, and other examples of trade literature produced by firms in the dredging industry. The bulk dates for the series are circa1880-1905. The material is arranged alphabetically by company name.

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Dates:
undated
1885
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Skates
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Very visually rich material in this grouping of trade cards depicting scenes of skaters both roller and ice skating. Also included is a small booklet "Pros and Cons of Roller Skating" (1885).

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Needles
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1960s-1975
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found are materials documenting the development of the Metromedia (Mr. X) art collection. Nearly half of the materials are artist's files containing biographies, correspondence, and scattered clippings, exhibition materials, inventory records, and photographic materials. Many artists files are empty, but have notations about paintings written on th...

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Dates:
1968-1981
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found are records documenting the development and final disposition of the Objects: USA collection and the accompanying traveling exhibition. Materials include appraisal records, correspondence, index cards for artists, tour records, and voluminous newspaper clippings. Artist's files related to Objects: USA are found in subseries 1.2.

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Creators:
La France Manufacturing Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caption: "The Liberty Bell--Emblem of Freedom". Postcard with Liberty Bell on American Flag background. For LaFrance soap.

Both sides of card shown.

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Creators:
Morgan's, Enoch, Sons' Company.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (col., 22 x 31.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caption: "Morgan's Sapolio". African American boy's head in watermelon. For Sapolio soap.

Both sides of card shown.

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Dates:
undated
1885-1960
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains trade cards, labels, advertisements, and circulars for bath soaps, household cleansers, laundry, french laundry . Lots of rich visual material for depictions of bathing and cleaning. Some brands present include: Pearlyne, Lavine, Boraxine, Acme, Soapine, Borax, Kleen-It, Proctor and Gamble, Snow Box, Resinol, and Sapolio.