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Creators:
Berger, Sondra
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Townes, Charles, Dr., 1915-
Dates:
1998
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0673
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videotaped interview with Charles Townes, inventor of the MASER (Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation). The interview was part of the "Innovative Lives" public program series. Videotapes include VHS and Beta Cam SP formats.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
J. & W. Jolly Company.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1880-1924.
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1009
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the activities of the J. & W. Jolly Company of Holyoke, Massachusetts. Included are turbine test reports from the testing flume of the Holyoke Water Power Company, 1890-1912; photographs of vertical water turbine assemblies and parts, ca 1880; a record of wheels, and turbines, ca1896-1921; and tracings of governors for turbin...

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Creators:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972
Schiffman, Jack
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
4 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Serie...

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Creators:
Vining, Margaret
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Gregory, Edmund B.
Heller, Edward L.
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Dates:
1995 August 24
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0608
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This video history documents the research and development of the Quartermaster Corps during World War II, highlighting materials used to create gear for combat soliders in various terrains and weather conditions.,Lt. Col. Edward L. Heller, U.S.A. Ret., discusses the Quartermaster Corps' inventive research and development work in an afternoon panel ...

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Creators:
Hodora, Morris
Duke Ellington Society
TDES, Inc.
Dates:
1981-1993
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0385
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Eight conference programs, seventeen videotapes, and eighty-six cassette audio tapes documenting the proceedings of the International Conference of the Duke Ellington Study Group.

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Creators:
Welsbach, Carl Auer von, Baron
Forscher, Frederick
Dates:
1890.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0438
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter, written by Carl Auer Von Welsbach to the Austrian Gas and Electric Company, February 23, 1890. It records his sale to that utility of the gaslight mantle he invented.

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Creators:
Boyd, Plooma M.
Hilburn, Cyrus Lanyard
Mayer, Jane Tusch, Mrs.
Dates:
1893.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0655
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Typescript diary of a young woman's visit to the 1893 World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago). 51 pages.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Sherman, Patsy
Dates:
March 12, 1997.
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0599
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videohistory contains original and reference videos and photographs documenting a lecture program for children by Patsy Sherman, inventor of Scotchgard.

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Creators:
Waagenaar, Emile
Dates:
1980-2008
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (64 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1150
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Environmental portraits of Cajun musicians: 64 inkjet photographic prints, 1980-2008, some in black-and-white and others in color.

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Creators:
United States. War Production Board.
Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0341
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the War Production Board concerning watches (including clocks and timers) so that both the civilian population and the military would be supplied with adequate and reliable timepieces.