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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1973
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

At a board banquet, Dr. Boorstin, Director of National Museum of History and Technology, speaks of the problems of the historian and the museum director. Specifically, he talks about the challenges of research, interpreting objects, materials which are surrounded by controversy, researching the ephemeral such as oral tradition, and writing about su...

Speech. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings.Dated 19730614.

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file
Size:
(3 of 3)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes notes on Cooking Appliances and Methods, clippings, illustrations and sketches, notes, and folders on the following: Appliances: Europe, modern and ancient; Stone, boiling, stone-boiling; brazier; roasting; frying; parching; appliances—pots, etc.; inventions; and electric cooking.

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Creators:
Alexander, Clinton B.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Clinton B. Alexander Binder Company (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1903-1965
bulk 1921-1955
Size:
6 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1100
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the business records of the Alexander Binder Company, as well as the inventions and creations of Clinton B. Alexander. The collection includes business receipts and forms, pamphlets, drawings, trade literature, notes, patents, correspondence, and material samples.

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Park-Brannock.
Park, Ernest N.
Brannock, Otis C.
Brannock, Charles F., 1903-1992
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Dates:
1925 - 1998
Size:
12 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0672
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Brannock Device Company began with the 1925 invention of the Brannock Device, a tool to measure foot length and width at the same time, by inventor and businessman Charles F. Brannock. Early in his career Brannock worked as a shoe salesman at the Park-Brannock shoe store, and in 1962 he became the CEO of the company. This collection documents both the Park-Brannock store and the Brannock Device. Materials in The Brannock Device Company Records, 1925-1998, include of correspondence, design drawings, United States and foreign patents and trademarks, advertisements, product information, sales records, photographs, and a film strip documenting the invention, promotion, and sale of the Brannock Device as well as the concurrent development of Park-Brannock as a leading shoe store in Syracuse, N.Y.

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Dates:
1914-1974
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0046
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The patent records consist of letter patents issued to Cady and copies from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, patent applications, specifications, notes, and invention disclosure statements from the Office of Naval Research. Cady worked with the Office of Naval Research while at the Scott Laboratory, Wesleyan University during the...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1920-1976, 1991, 1996, 2000-2001
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of audiovisual materials used in exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Exhibitions documented include 300 Years of American Papermaking, Rube Goldberg: Comic Art and Invention, and Digilab. Also documented are the Henry R. Luce Hall of News Reporting and the Hall of Printing and Graphic ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
1946-2001
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial records that document the research and work of Robert C. Post. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1973, Post was hired as a museum technician in the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT). From 1974-1977, ...

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Creators:
Poppen, Sherman, 1930-
Dates:
1966 - 2008
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1159
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Sherman Poppen Papers document the snurfer, the predecessor of the snowboard that he invented in 1965. The snurfer, a sled that was ridden while standing up, originally consisted of two skis bound together. Snurfer competitions fueled the development of the snowboard as a piece of sporting equipment. This collection contains material describing the snurfer's place in snowboarding history, and the associated business and legal aspects.

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Dates:
1957 November 17
Level:
item
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

California Machining metal by chemical milling. United States Chemical Milling Co., Manhattan Beach, CA. New York Recycling scrap paper into boxboard. Columbia Boxboard, Inc., Chatham, NY . Massachusetts Making Necco wafers candy; food industry. New England Confectionary Co., Cambridge, MA. Texas Lee Simpson invents a robot motor boat called a "S...

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Creators:
Watson, Orla E., 1896-1983
Watson, Edith, (estate of)
Dates:
1946-1983
2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0739
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Telescoping Shopping Cart Collection, 1946-1983; 2000, provides information relating to the development of the product and the legal challenges encountered by its creator, Orla E. Watson, in the patenting, licensing, and manufacturing process. The collection is divided into three series: Series 1: Background Information, 1983;2000; Series 2: ...

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