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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Guha, Subhendu
Dates:
1998.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0668
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains original, master, and reference videos documentingSubhendu Guha, inventor of the solar shingle.

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Creators:
Richardson, Deborra
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
Dates:
circa 1822-1994
Size:
6.55 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0653
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the customs and culture of black gospel song and its performance in 19th- and 20th-century America. Dr. Reagon collected photographs, sheet music, and other primary and secondary sources chronicling the development and legacy of this medium, from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, from blues to Gospel to classical to jazz. Among the subjects included in this collection are trailblazers such as Charles Tindley, Thomas A. Dorsey, Rosetta Tharpe, Duke Ellington, and Nathaniel Dett. Noted performers are the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the Harmonizing Four, the Hampton University Choir, and the Chick Webb Orchestra.

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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Applebaugh, William K.
Dates:
1857-1926
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0638
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Swanson, Jackie
Swanson, Janese
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes,)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0642
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Janese Swanson developed video game software, a website, and an array of toys and gadgets aimed at making technology more accessible to girls. The collection contains approximately six hours of original and reference video footage of Swanson's Innovative Lives Presentation, in which she discussed her background and demonstrated her inventions with her daughter, Jackie. The material also includes a brief interview.

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Creators:
White, Roger
Dates:
1997.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0648
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Exhibit script, brochures, and mmeory books.

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Creators:
Person, Abigail
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Fox, Sally
Dates:
1997
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0646
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains 5 1/2 hours of footage documenting Sally Fox, an inventor of a commercially spinnable naturally colored cotton. This video was created on November 14, 1997.

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Creators:
Whaley, Thomas L.
Dates:
1941-1979
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0652
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Whaley's association with Duke Ellington and his career as a copyist, pianist, composer and arranger. The collection includes letters, photographs, music manuscripts, business records, writings, and printed materials including magazine and newspapers articles, concert programs, and catalogs.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Worthington, Bill
Dates:
1995 October
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0606
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This videohistory documents the operation of a 19th-century mechanical cash carrier system used in a Penn Yan, New York department store.

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Creators:
Liebhold, Peter
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
December 1996.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
27 video recordings
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0605
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Inventor Tadeusz Sendzimir, a Polish immigrant, designed and installed the first "Z" Mill for cold rolling stainless steel in the United States. The videohistory documents the story of a new approach to the rolling process of steel technology transfer and consumer demand for a new product;video documents the mill in operation and interviews with ac...

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Creators:
Crosby, Marlene
Dates:
1979
Size:
4 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0621
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records relating to a study done by Marlene Crosby on the health of World War II women factory workers, including approximately 600 questionnaires completed by study participants.