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Dates:
circa 1862-1895
bulk 1884-1889
Size:
0.06 Linear feet ((1 box) (4 folders))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-049
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1812-1895 and measures .06 linear feet, is comprised of correspondence from Liberian elected officials and diplomats, and other individuals involved in the American Colonization Society. The primary recipient of these letters is Benjamin W. Austin, an American autograph collector and historian. The collection also includes a lithograph image of Joseph James Cheeseman, the president of Liberia from 1892 until his death in 1896; a collection of autograph cards bearing the signatures of other members of the Liberian government; and a newspaper clipping of an article on the American Colonization Society.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
American Stereoscopic Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (7" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Obviously a copy negative, not original. Business signs visible include "Soudan" (possibly a theater marquee?), "Pianos", and "Tony Pastor's". Masked with tape. Above the primary image is another, the bottom portion of a city street view taken from a high angle. "AS" number visible at right edge of image, near tape.

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Creators:
Gershoy, Eugenie, 1901?-1983 or 6
Dates:
1914-1983
Size:
7.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gerseuge
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and art instructor, Eugenie Gershoy, measure 7.2 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1983. The collection documents Gershoy's career through biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
La France Manufacturing Co.
Dates:
[ca. 1926.]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caption as above. Postcard depicting Washington and others. For LaFrance soap. The text mentions the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial Exhibition and that La France has an exhibit there.

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Creators:
Mrs. Potts' Cold Handle Iron
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 2.8" x 4.3")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Laundry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Rachels Enamel Bloom ((Langley & Michaels, Sole Agents,San Francisco, Calif.))
Dates:
Copyright 1882
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Laundry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caption: "Rachels [sic] Enamel Bloom / Immediately Imparts the Bloom and Glow of Youth. / Absolutely Harmless." Chinese man with long pigtail ironing formal shirt.

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Creators:
La France Manufacturing Co.
Dates:
[ca. 1926.]
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 as above. Postcard depicting Washington and others. For LaFrance soap. The text mentions the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial Exhibition and that La France has an exhibit there.

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Creators:
Hemphill, Herbert Waide
Dates:
1776-1998
bulk 1876-1998
Size:
26.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hempherb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of folk art collector and museum curator Herbert Waide Hemphill date from 1776-1998, bulk 1876-1998, and measure 26.7 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, personal business records, files documenting his collecting, writings, art work, minutes of meetings, a scrapbook, printed material including exhibition and auction announcements and catalogs, and miscellaneous artifacts. The collection also contains numerous photographs of Hemphill, family members, his residences, friends and colleagues, exhibitions, travel, and art work. Sound and video recordings include interviews of Hemphill.

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Level:
series
Collection ID:
AAG.MCF
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Dates:
1939 - 1965
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

includes material created by major American companies relating to technology for the home and the workplace. These companies used the fair as an opportunity to display state of the art products to the public. There is material relating to International Business Machines Corporation's (IBM) pavilion featuring electric typewriters and a machine calle...