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Creators:
Chicago City Railway Company.
West Chicago Street Railroad Company.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Pennsylvania & West Virginia Railway.
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Dates:
1880-1948
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (13 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0212
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of blueprints, working drawings, line drawings, tracings, and plans of the Chicago Surface Railway system from 1896-1926; 1948. The majority of the drawings are on linen and are 24" x 36" or larger. Some of the drawings are annotated. The drawing number, title of drawing and the date are provided for each sheet.

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Creators:
Bell & Howell Co.
Dates:
1946 - 1947
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Rau, William M., 1929-2007
Ellis, Katherine
Dates:
1900 - 2007
Size:
100 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1306
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 100 cubic feet of photographs, slides, postcards, scrapbooks, brochures, artwork, drawings, and other ephemera documenting engine-powered vessels of the international maritime industry. Brochures: The brochures are from international passenger lines and cruise lines. They detail both individual ships and shipping lines; they also det...

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Creators:
Niagara Falls International Bridge Company and Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company
Dates:
1848-1946
bulk 1890-1929
Size:
8 Cubic feet (22 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1060
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, bridge construction and condition reports, financial records, and other materials created by or concerning the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company (NFSB). The main focus of the collection is company administration and the daily operation of a series of bridges connecting the U.S. and Canada over the Niagara Gorge.

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Creators:
T.B. Cryer Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1890 - 1950
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1085
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records contain plans and specifications for plumbing and heating systems installed in a residence, schools, and public buildings in Newark, Orange, West Orange, Rahway, and Montclair, New Jersey.

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Creators:
Morrow, Buddy
Mooney, Art
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995
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Dates:
1927 - 1966
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of 235 pieces of music ephemera assembled by an anonymous California musicologist over several decades. The contents include such things as concert ticket stubs; show programs; handbills; publicity stills; record store posters; nightclub souvenirs; autographs; contracts, lobby cards; movie stills; postcards; fan and record i...

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Waring, Frank H., 1925-
Dates:
1912-1997
Size:
4 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0895
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents transportation analyst, consultant and planner Frank H. Waring and his consulting firm The Waring Group, Inc.

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Creators:
Pickard, Greenleaf Whittier, 1877-1956
Cardwell Condenser Corporation (Lindenhurst, New York)
Dates:
1898-1941
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0915
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Greenleaf Whittier Pickard, an engineer, and his experiments in wireless technology. Materials include Greenleaf Pickard notebooks and patents issued to Nikola Tesla.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1829-1831.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0189
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Included is an account book, March 1829-March 1831, of an undetermined person or place (Kent?). It records the sale of general merchandise such as fabric, molasses, rum, tea, corn, nails, flour, whiskey, coffee, and spices to various people. It also records goods delivered, perhaps, as payment for work. Most accounts were recorded in pounds, shilli...

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Creators:
Riner, Ed
Riner, Novie Ocy, 1890-1964
Riner, Mattie Keel, 1896-1980
Dates:
1912-1932
Size:
1 Boxe (30 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0629
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of the surviving postcards sent to Mattie Keel by Mr. Riner on a 1932 trip, plus cards sent to Ms. Keel by earlier suitors, 1912-1915.