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W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
Creators:
Minor, Frank (photographer)
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.
Dates:
1865-1885
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0183
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Glass plate negatives of views of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.

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Lynn Turner Family Photographs
Creators:
Turner, Lynn
Applegate
Filson & Son
Bairstow, J. B.
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Dates:
circa 1865-1918
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 document box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0210
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of two photograph albums and a number of individual photographs (tintypes and cabinet prints, all portraits), from the turn of the century to approximately 1918. The cabinet prints are from Pennsylvania and Ohio studios. Most of the snapshots seem to have been taken in and around Washington, D.C.

Marshall Sylvia Amateur Snapshot Collection
Creators:
Brown Photo Service, Minneapolis, Minn.
Sylvia, Marshall
La Crosse Film Service (La Crosse, Wis.)
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
74 Items (1 folder including photoprints)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0319
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One folder of 74 black and white photoprints mostly of subjects and localities throughout Minnesota.

Washington Postcards
Creators:
Washington News Co.
Buckingham, C. O.
North Carolina Museum of History
Dates:
circa 1906
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0413
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unmailed); and (3) a black-and-white advertising postcard of a …

African American Portrait Tintypes
Creators:
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015
Dates:
circa 1865-1900
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0515
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two small portrait busts of young African American men or boys. One wears a jacket and tie. The other tintype, in somewhat worse condition, is bent and abraded and has a hole in the top, and shows a young man wearing a broad-brimmed hat, vest, and jacket, no tie. No …

Bernis B. Brown Collection
Creators:
Brown, Bernis B., 1888-1960
Dates:
1852-1972
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1047
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the history of farm machinery in America, especially steam-powered machines, with an emphasis on tractors. The collections includes Brown's correspondence with individuals and institutions regarding his research and his collection, writings, research notes, newspaper and magizine clippings, photographs, periodicals, and trade literature. Many of Brown's writings appeared …

Scientist Portrait Collection
Creators:
Wilhelm
White, Sydney Victor
Lord, R. H.
Petit, Pierre, 1832-
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Dates:
ca. 1870-1900
Size:
17 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0191
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains twelve photoprints in the cabinet print format, although only nine are true albumen cabinet prints. The subjects depicted are European scientists. Except as otherwise noted in the listing, biographical information about the subjects was located in standard biographical references, such as Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Chambers' Dictionary of Scientists, and World Who's in Science.

Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Dates:
ca. 1910-1920.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0246
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two …

Virgie Williams Jefferson Photoprint Collection
Creators:
Bullard, ca. 1890s (Lexington, Mo.)
Jeffres and Rogers, ca. 1890s, Baltimore, Md
Jefferson, Virgie Williams, 1888-1986
Russell, fl. 1890s (Baltimore, Md)
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Dates:
circa 1870s-1890s
Size:
14 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0313
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains thirteen items photoprints, including albumen cabinet prints, and a memorial card from about the 1890's. The photographs are studio portraits, including six by Baltimore photographers. These items were in the custody of various family members during the early twentieth century, then collected and identified by Mrs. Jefferson …

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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 …