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Jan Faul "Potomac : East and West" (portfolio of photoprints)
Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1991
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0441
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is a set of twenty-four black-and-white silver gelatin prints entitled "Potomac: East and West," by Jan Faul, 1991. They include agricultural landscapes, cemeteries, industrial buildings commercial buildings in rural areas, etc., in the Potomac River region of Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each image contains a small area hand-colored by the photographer, providing a subtly mysterious, often whimsical or humorous effect.

Greg Meyer Taser Collection
Creators:
Cover, Jack
Meyer, Greg
Dates:
1946 - 2009
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1311
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the invention, development, use, and popularization of the Taser, a nonlethal weapon invented by Jack Covers.

Kubla Khan Frozen Food Company Records
Creators:
Kubla Khan Frozen Food Company (Portland, Oregon)
Loy, Percy W.
Wong, Robert
Dates:
1931-2006
Size:
20.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1316
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Kubla Khan Frozen Food Company, a Portland, Oregon company that manufactures, packages and distributes frozen Chinese food from 1950-present.

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Mexican Border Veterans, Inc., and Auxiliary Scrapbooks
Creators:
Hubbard, Howard
Mexican Border Veterans, Inc.
Dates:
1916 - 1982
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0119
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of five scrapbooks of materials relating to the Mexican Border Veterans, Inc. and Auxiliary's activities.

Dean F. Petersen Collection
Creators:
Petersen, Dean F., 1913-1989
Dates:
1952-1977
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0967
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents some of the writings by Dean F. Petersen, a civil engineer specializing in water resource management.

Mamoru Oishi Papers
Creators:
Oishi, Mamoru, 1918-1993
Dates:
circa 1941-1962
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1420
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes a photograph album containing photographs documenting Oishi's experiences as a Japanese American soldier during World War II and his time with the Military Intelligence Service; identification cards; maps and guidebooks; booklets issued to soldiers; language dictionaries; and miscellany.

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Nurses and Nursing
Dates:
1893-1960
undated
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box and 1 folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Nurses
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: Nurses and Nursing forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

Providence and Worcester R.R. Account Book
Creators:
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company
Dates:
1851-1899
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0154
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This log book of the Providence, Rhode Island repair shop records the annual summaries of repair costs by various divisions of the Railroad for 1851-1854, as submitted by John B. Winslow, Master Mechanic. It also includes entries recording miscellaneous repairs (mostly minor) and overhauls to locomotives for 1880-1899.

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Gilbert L. Johnstone Corporation Panoramic Photoprint
Creators:
Hughes & Estabrook
Dates:
1919.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
paper,,10" x 36".,Silver gelatin on
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0209
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Panoramic silver gelatin print, showing over one hundred men, women, and children posed in rows. Many of the men wear straw hats, and a baseball bat lies in the foreground.

Smithsonian Underwater Archaeology Film Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Armed Forces
Dates:
circa 1960s
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0262
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 50 reels of 16mm motion picture film in various lengths, some are in cans. Includes the negative and completed film, narrated by Mendel Peterson for the Explorers' Guild film, and two short color films show Peterson and another man doing carpentry work in an outdoor setting, then straining a liquid into …