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Dates:
1937-2017
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1391
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of restaurant menus ranging from 1937 to 2016 from the Unites States, Canada, as well as cruise ships.

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Creators:
Coors Brewing Company
Valdes Zacky, Dolores
Dates:
1955 - 1999
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1394
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the work of Dolores Valdes-Zacky and her advertising firm Valdes-Zacky Associates, who specialize in the Hispanic consumer market.

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Creators:
Orci, Hector
Orci, Norma
Orci Advertising Agency
Dates:
1979-2016, undated
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1384
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hector and Norma Orcí Advertising Agency Records document the history, educational, and creative output produced by Hector and Norma Orcí throughout their extensive career in advertising. The Orcís founded their own independent agency in 1986 in Los Angeles. The Orcí Advertising Agency successfully introduced various products to Latinos in the United States and developed a reputation as one of the top advertising agencies to understand the US Latino market. The collection showcases the agency's history and awards, advertising and marketing campaigns, and its role in educating advertising agencies on the importance of the US Latino market.

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Creators:
Lopez Negrete Communications (Houston, Texas)
Dates:
1988 - 2015
Size:
14 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1413
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The López Negrete Communications Advertising Collection showcases the successful print advertising campaigns the communications agency undertook with major clients like Goya Foods, NationsBank, and Walmart. The advertising posters in this collection exemplify the agency's creativity in building on U.S. Latinos' everyday experiences to market American products and services. Alex and Cathy López Negrete, the founders of López Negrete Communications, made it their mission to use ethnographic approaches to better understand the U.S. Latino market which led to their success as the largest independently-owned Latino advertising agency in the country.

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Creators:
NBC Television Network
Home (TV Program)
Haultcoeur, Phillip (Hippolyte Arthur), 1908-1967 (Chef)
Dates:
1954-1957
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1501
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the NBC television show "Home" (1954-1957) and, particularly, the activities of on-air chef Philip Haultcoeur.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bedi, Joyce
Daemmrich, Arthur
Klotz, Sharon
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Dates:
2020-2021
Size:
855.63 Gigabytes (Interviews include .mp4, video/.mxf and .wav files. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Born digital video oral history interviews and transcripts with inventors documenting a variety of subjects and disciplines.

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Creators:
Bird, William L.
Dates:
1877 - 2010
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of archival materials assembled by National Museum of American History Curator William Lawrence Bird. The materials were used as background research for the publication of his book Holidays on Display (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007), and as exhibit objects for the exhibit by the same name that opened shortly after the museum's architectural renovation (November 2009-September 2010). The materials include advertising and trade literature, especially for department stores and with emphasis on the display of toys; catalogs; photographs and slides; postcards; parade programs; design drawings; correspondence; stock certificates, and miscellaneous items relating to department stores and their displays, parades and the amusement industry.

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Creators:
Gates, Bill, 1955-
Buffett, Warren
Giving Pledge, LLC
Dates:
2010 - 2015
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1360
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of letters or statements from 62 persons agreeing to Warren Buffett's and Bill Gates's challenge to donate 95% of their wealth to charities.

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Creators:
Shimomura, Floyd
Dates:
1978-2004
bulk 1981-1984
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1376
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Shimomura's work with the Japanese American Citizens' League in its efforts to seek redress for the internment of citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. The collection contains correspondence, especially with various chapters of JACL; reports; meeting minutes; business and financial records; convention materials;...

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Creators:
Sunshine, Sara
Spanish Advertising and Marketing Service (creator)
Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies
Dates:
1962 - 2000
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1343
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies Collection includes advertisements, research, and publications produced by SAMS (Spanish Advertising and Marketing Service), which was founded by Luis Diaz Albertini in 1963.