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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.

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Creators:
Free, Jerry D.
International Battle of the Bands, Inc.
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
32 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0677
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business records, scrapbooks, audio disks, videotape, audio tape, and photographs documenting the business and entertainment activities at the International Battle of the Bands.

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Creators:
Kern, George Robert, 1894-1962 (cabinet maker, machinist)
Kern, George Robert, Jr., 1919-1987
Medical History, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1936-1970
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Blueprints, drawings, patent applications, patents, product photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, advertising, and published articles related to the Kerns' products. The bulk of the material, 1949-1958, is from George Kern's files. It primarily relates to the development and marketing of the Dentagraph and high speed dental drills before the formation of the Fairfax Manufacturing Company in 1957.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1790-1980s
Size:
260 Cubic feet (approximately 1244 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily published sheet music, plus some related ephemera. Originally included 781 boxes of American sheet music and assorted clippings, articles, photographs, etc.; also 93 boxes of 33-1/3 RPM phonograph records, 30 boxes of 45 RPM records, and 20 boxes of 78 RPM records

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Creators:
Lazerowitz, Seymour (dealer)
Leavister, Olive Mae, 1913-1990
Dates:
1830-1880
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0376
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of one hundred and fifteen handmade valentine cards. It contains examples of American, English and German cards dating from the 1830s through the 1880s. The cards are in excellent condition with many of them containing poems written on the inside and signed by the sender. In addition, there are a few envelopes found among...

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Creators:
Gilpin, George, fl. 1780s
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Kearsley, John, fl. 1780s
McKaig, W. Wallace
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Dates:
1786-1787.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0086
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A bill from Potomac Company to John Kearsley, May 17, 1786. John Kearsley asked William Hartshorne to pay account to Col. William Drake. On January 3, 1787 it was passed and signed by George Washington, John Fitzgerald, and George Gilpin.

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Creators:
Hartshorne, William, fl. 1780s
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1786.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0087
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A bill, June 21, 1786, from William Hartshorne and Company to James Rumsey for Potomac Company, regarding rum, gunpowder, blanketing, and hats. A bill or a receipt? It's signed by Rumsey.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Holling, W. J.
Chandler, Don
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.).
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Dates:
1948-1949.
Size:
11 Items
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, Georgi...

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Creators:
Kronenberg, Max, 1894-
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0813
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes technical reports containing laboratory notes, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams relating to Kroenberg's career as a researcher and analyst in the field of machining of metals from the 1920s to the 1960s. The papers are in English, in Kronenberg's native German as well as in French, Russian and Spanish. They relate t...

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Creators:
Hirsch, Leonard P., 1955-2015
Federal GLOBE
Dates:
1985-2015, undated
bulk 1995-2015
Size:
4.15 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1357
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Leonard P. Hirsch, founder of Federal GLOBE, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender employee advocacy group for the federal government. Hirsch was also the founder of the Smithsonian Institution's chapter of Federal GLOBE. Papers include organizational material as well as newsletters, educational, and lobbying materials. There is a small amount of personal material for Hirsch and his husband Kristian Fauchald.