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Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Sullivan family
Sullivan, W. Oscar, 1891-
Dates:
1900-1960
Size:
2.6 Cubic feet (8 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0072
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and photographs document the careers in show business (traveling medicine shows, vaudeville acts and acting in stage shows) of Mr. Sullivan, members of his family and associates.

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Creators:
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company
Dates:
1815-1966
Size:
72 Cubic feet (245 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0071
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of records primarily of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. Additionally, there are records of the Lehigh Navigation Coal Company and subsidiary companies including the Alliance Coal Mining Company. These records mostly describe anthracite mining in the vicinity of Mauch Chuck and Summit Hill, Pennsylvania. Also include...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa (1892-1929)
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.SouthDakota
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: South Dakota forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1801-1931
Size:
0.27 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 2 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.SouthCarolina
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: South Carolina forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1852-1957
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 oversize folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Tennessee
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Tennessee forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1848-1925
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (consisting of 3 boxes, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Oregon
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Oregon forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1794-1964
Size:
3.37 Cubic feet (consisting of 7 boxes, 6 folder, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Pennsylvania
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Pennsylvania forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1844-1949
Size:
0.72 Cubic feet (consisting of 1.5 boxes, 2 folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Rhode
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Rhode Island forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Philadelphia Typewriter Company
Mechanisms, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Dates:
1886-1902
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0123
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records contain correspondence chiefly of John Elfreth Watkins, a key organizer and officer of the company. Watkins was also a curator of Transportation at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and later "accepted a salaried position…building up the technological collections pertaining to the transportation industry." The corresponden...

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Creators:
Parker, Ben (scriptwriter)
Shurr, Robert L. (scriptwriter)
Dates:
1939-1940, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0133
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The film, George Washington Carver, starring Carver himself, was filmed in 1939 and released in 1940. Ben Parker was the director and Robert L. Shurr wrote the screenplay.