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Creators:
Grepke, Donald, 1932-
Grepke, Carolyn, 1937-1995
Dates:
circa 1800s-1998, undated
Size:
70 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0752
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Abstract: Collection consists of over a century of paper dolls documenting their use as advertisements, and depictions of popular culture, fashion trends, family lifestyles, gender roles, ideal communities,and cultural heroes.

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Creators:
Cincinnati Boss Company.
Dates:
1900-1990
Size:
11.75 Cubic feet (32 boxes)
3 Film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0741
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes business records, photographs, films, and trade literature documenting the company's meat packing operations.

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Creators:
Howard, William A.
Dates:
April 15, 1946-January 1, 1979.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0738
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of one pictorial album of 180 pages of black and white photographs and text documenting the National Broadcasting Company's (NBC) Engineering Department. The album was created by William A. Howard, a retired senior staff engineer at NBC. Mr. Howard collected original photographs from the NBC files in New York and Hollywood and...

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Homzy, Andrew
Dates:
1927-1960
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0740
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Stock arrangements of musical compositions by Duke Ellington.

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Creators:
McDermott, Joyce
Strickland, Lloyd A.
Dates:
1936
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0743
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd A. Strickland purchased these souvenir cards while attending the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany.

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Creators:
Little, M. Ruth
Little, John Frances
Dates:
1907-1914
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0708
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

82 photographs glued to pages in a scrapbook documenting the building of the Panama Canal. Subjects of the photographs include the workers, the worksite, equipment (steamshovels, trains, tools), the camp, building interiors and exteriors, and the local terrain. Locations include: Cucaracha; Culebra Cut; Cunette; Village of Tabernilla, C.Z.; Hodge...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Madhani, Akhil
Berger, Sondra
Dates:
1999-12
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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Creators:
McCrady, Roland A., 1892-
Forbes, Janice McCrady
McCrady, Allen
McCrady, James Hamilton, 1853-1929
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Dates:
1906
1913
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0710
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of a photograph album containing photoprints of the construction of the Panama Canal during a trip to Latin America (1913), and photographs of other Caribbean localities where McCrady stopped while on his ship Prinz Joachim. Also 104 photoprints of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire, 1906. the San Francisco earthqua...

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Creators:
Grosch, Herbert R. J.
Dates:
1938-1998
Size:
5 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0703
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Herb Grosch Papers, 1948-1998, cover the life and career of an early computer professional. It consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, computer disks, reports, and other printed materials.

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Creators:
Todd, W. David (William David)
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1997-12-07
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0682
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2.5 hours of videotape documenting a succession of clock escapements invented by Richard F. Bond in the 19th century. Bond's invention was called isodynamic escapement.