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Creators:
Phillips, William, Dr., 1948-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2001 April 27
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0770
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 5-1/2 hours of video footage documenting an interview with Dr. William Phillips, a physicist and Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1997). Phillips discusses his background, work at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) using laser light to cool gases to the lowest temperature ever achieved, and his memories of winning the Nobel Prize.

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Coxe Brothers and Company, Inc. (Drifton, Pennsylvania)
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Extractive Industries, Division of.
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Dates:
1886-1935
Size:
100 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1002
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains drawings of mine machinery and buildings, including buildings within the company town such as worker housing and churches; photographs, including glass plate negatives, of mining machinery, operations, and employees; papers relating to Eckley B. Coxe's patents; legal papers; maps, including real estate maps, contour and topo...

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Creators:
Vasquez, John G.
Dates:
1942 - 2005
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0942
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document independent inventor John G. Vasquez. The papers include drawings, sketches, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and prototypes for two of Vasquez's inventions.

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JW Labs (Raleigh, North Carolina).
Katchian, Sonia
Dates:
1994
Size:
6 Cubic feet (23 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0793
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

23 color Cibachrome photoprints: portraits of farmers at the Carrboro Farmer's Market, Carrboro, North Carolina. Portraits made 1994 in a garage studio setup near the market, prints by JW Labs, Raleigh, N.C.

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Brick Store Museum
Topalian, S.
WaWa Studio (Ogunquit, Maine)
Dates:
circa 1920's-1940's
Size:
1 Item (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0309
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

40 photoprints of Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon, Va., Boston, Mass., West Point Military Academy, buildings, ponds, gardens, sheep, and a painting of Abraham Lincoln.

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Daniel, Pete
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
McGovern, Charles
Meehan, John P.
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Dates:
1992 and 1999
Size:
20 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0879
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1990, curators at the National Museum of American History began a project to develop a traveling exhibition about American music, and in the course of research, curators repeatedly returned to the Mississippi Delta area and Memphis, Tennessee to conduct interviews. A group in Memphis organized to raise the funds to complete the research, to acquire objects and artifacts, and the project ultimately became the Smithsonian-affiliated Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, which opened in 2000 at 191 Beale Street.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Madhani, Akhil
Berger, Sondra
Dates:
1999.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0709
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents inventor Akhil Madhani and his invention, the Black Falcon, a teleoperated surgical instrument.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Hering, Rudolph, 1847-1923
Dates:
circa 1863-1919.
Size:
8.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0989
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains pamphlets and papers, collected by Hering, on waste disposal, m

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Finney, Bill
White, Roger
Dates:
1925-1930.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0790
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Nitrate negatives depicting street views with automobiles and railroad cars, in several areas of the country. Many are numbered and dated in ink on the negative. The groups are: views of Newark, Ohio, by Bill Finney, March 19, 1926; Huntington, West Virginia, 1927; Cumberland, Md., by Bill Finney, Oct. 28, 1925; and "Baltimore, Md.--Sharp St. Looking South from Camden St. / for Police Dept. / Oct. 21, 1930.

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Creators:
Weber, Carl
Weber, Martin J., 1905-2007
Dates:
1931-1980
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1209
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection features business documents, legal papers, and examples of prints from Martin J. Weber, who pioneered the "Weber Process."