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Wagon-maker's Account Book
Creators:
Ayres, F. (wagon-maker)
Sneden, James T. (wagon-maker)
Dates:
1834-1869
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0151
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The ledger contains 82 handwritten pages detailing daily transactions. Many entries suffer from illegibility and poor spelling. Most items concern repair of various parts of wagons and sleighs, often with payment in the form of grain and other farm products.

William H. Albro Collection of Store Ledgers
Creators:
Albro, William H., 1823-1883 (store owner)
Dates:
1845 - 1895
Size:
2.3 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0166
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ledgers of store accounts of daily transactions with customers, mainly in food and household itemsin Peace Dale, Rhode Island.

Connie Gleason Cookbook Collection
Creators:
Gleason, Connie
Dates:
1915, 1946.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0568
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two cookbooks: The Great 20th Century Cook Book, 1915; and The American Woman's Cook Book, 1946.

Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.3: Black and white negatives in freezer storage arranged by client
Creators:
Custom Craft
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
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Dates:
1932-1959
Size:
320 Boxes
The subseries includes black and white silver gelatin negatives.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.03
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The majority of materials are portrait sittings of individuals but there are also formal portraits of couples, families, groups, and organizations.

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Jean W. Seele Rural Photographs
Creators:
Seele, Charline
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993
Dates:
1963-1983
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0759
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approx. 1,065 color photographs (chromogenic prints), negatives and slides of rural scenes, mostly in Kansas.

Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Randolph Poster Collection
Creators:
Howard (C.J.), Inc.
Nichols (T.G.) Company, Inc.
Parker Holladay Company (Chicago)
Mather and Company.
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Dates:
1923-1950s
Size:
186 Items (1 box, 7 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0876
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Posters on a variety of subjects including hygiene, civics and citizenship, but the vast majority exhort employees to practice good work habits.

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Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Creators:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979
Dates:
1925 - 1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0952
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd F. Rader was born in 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earning his bachelor, masters, and Ph. D in civil engineering. Rader taught at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and he served as a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 33 years. The collection includes material about Rader's professional career, honors and awards he received, and articles and textbooks authored or co-authored by Rader about asphalt, concrete, and urban planning.

A. Bernie Wood Papers
Creators:
Wood, Arthur Bernie, 1921-1986
Dates:
1942-2001
bulk 1960-1969
Size:
10 Cubic feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0962
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A. (Arthur) Bernie Wood (1921-1986) was an advertising designer, consultant, and inventor actively involved in the development of the restaurant franchise industry in America during the 1960s and 1970s. Particularly notable is his work with marketing, promotion, and merchandising for the McDonald's Corporation during its formative years.

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Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records
Creators:
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company.
Dates:
1917-1968
bulk 1925-1954
Size:
3.2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0996
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company started in 1903 by John F. Lorimer. The company produced diesel engines for a variety of machines, including marine vessels, locomotives, and farm equipment. The collection includes background and historical information on the company, instruction manuals, marketing literature, corporate records, and drawings and photographs.

Wilbur L. Metz Collection of Railroad Ephemera
Creators:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company
Reading Company
United Transportation Union
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Dates:
1910-1986
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1172
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials collected by Metz during his railroad career, including timetables, rule books, operational manuals, safety manuals, labor union materials, regulations, Metz' IDs and certifications, blank company forms, company newsletters, and internal memoranda and correspondence. The papers relate to several railroads: Western Maryland Railway Company, the Reading Co., Pittsburgh and …