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Marconi Family Portraits
Creators:
Marconi, Maria, Marchesa
Marconi, Elletra, Princess
Marconi, Guglielmo, Marchese, 1874-1937
Dates:
1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0167
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photomechanical photograph (with plate marks, bearning Marconi's signature) of the Marchese Marconi and two photographic copy prints of the Marchese, the Marchesa, and their daughter Elettra Marconi. Also three copy photographs (in control file) made by OPPS, apparently from a loan. Copies of other Marconi family photographs: OPPS Negs …

Caterpillar Tractor Co. Photoprints
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Holling, W. J.
Chandler, Don
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.).
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Dates:
1948-1949.
Size:
11 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0146
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

11 photoprints of Caterpillar Tractor Co. buildings and products: three photographs of company buildings, including two aerial views, and eight photographs of tractors, including views of machines at work in various locations. Tractors with various models of scrapers are shown in San Antonio, Texas; Whittier, California; and Colquitt County, Georgia. Locations …

Trade School Photographs
Creators:
Cooney, Debbie
Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
8 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0141
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Copyprints struck from original negatives depicting women and men at work and studying various trades in the classroom.

Ira L. Hill Portrait Photonegatives
Creators:
Martin, Ray
Hill, Ira L. (Ira Lawrence), 1877-1947
Dates:
1912-1953
bulk 1925-1931
Size:
200 Cubic feet (300 wooden drawers; 23,metal file drawers)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0144
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 86,000 photographic negatives (Series 1) and twenty-three drawers of file cards (Series 2) comprise the collection. Most of the pictures are studio portraits. Series 1: Photonegatives The majority of the negatives are glass plates, 5 x 7 inches. Approximately 10% of the total number of images are on film, also 5 x 7 inches, and all the film …

Jean King Glass Negative Collection
Creators:
King, Jean
Dates:
circa 1890-1894
Size:
5 Glass negatives
5 Copy prints
Glass plates, 5" x 8", silver gelatin.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0140
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five silver-gelatin glass plate negatives depicting the production and display of ceramic items. The decoration and display of china appears to be a group effort, possibly a class, because one image shows nine women painting china.

Jean Clairmook Radio Scrapbook
Creators:
Clairmook, Jean
Dates:
1930-1932
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0674
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One homemade scrapbook documenting the radio career of young Jean Clairmook. The book contains letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The creator of the scrapbook is unknown.

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Emory Kemp Glass and Ceramics Lantern Slide Collection
Creators:
Kemp, Emory L. (Professor)
Dates:
1930's.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Glass plates, 3-1/4" x 4", silver gelatin.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of lantern slides used as teaching aids by Dr. Emory Leland Kemp, Jr. (1931-2020) founder of the Department of the History of Science and Technology, West Virgnia University.

Billings-Merriam Family Vaudeville Scrapbooks
Creators:
Plunkett, Billy, Mrs.
Merriam, Eva Billings
Merriam, Billy
Christiani, Norman, Mrs.
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Dates:
1897 - 1902
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 oversized folders, 1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0079
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents four scrapbooks containing photographs, programs, flyers, business cards, periodical illustrations, and letterheads of vaudeville and medicine shows from 1897-1902. Also included are two audiotapes containing comments by the donors about the scrapbooks.

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Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection
Creators:
Archivo General de Puerto Rico
Dates:
1955-2005, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (32 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of 378 posters documenting the social, cultural, and educational issues for Puerto Rico of Puerto Rico for nearly fifty years.

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Elinor S. Miller Paper Doll Collection
Creators:
Ware, Dorothy
Miller, Elinor S.
Dates:
circa 1909-1940
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1110
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of paper dolls, cut figures from magazines, and magazines belonging to Elinor S. Miller and Dorothy Ware from circa 1909-1940.