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Creators:
Adler, Charles, Jr., 1899-1980 (engineer, inventor)
Dates:
1899 - 1980
Size:
6 Cubic feet (; 15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, patents, and printed materials documenting the inventive career of Charles Adler, Jr. Adler is best known for his development of the first traffic actuated signal light in 1928.

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Creators:
Wood & Brooks Company
Dates:
1925-1966.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0457
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival records of the firm, including action specification sheets and a 1959 report on pressed felt specifications.

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Creators:
Hounshell, David A.
Fitzgerald, John
Brodie, Jeffrey L.
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
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Dates:
2009
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1188
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents, through audio and video footage, a symposium held Nov. 6-7, 2009, in the National Museum of American History. The theme of the symposium was the historical interplay of people, places, resources, and ideas in shaping inventors' work. CD 1=Spark!lab Drums CD 2= Flag Hall Drum Circle CD 3= Speakers and Events CD 4= Recep...

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Creators:
Moore, Earl E.
Culture and the Arts, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Bowker, William
Dates:
1796.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1213
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An application and recommendation for William Bowker as a "suitable person to keep an inn". Signed by 13 men.

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Creators:
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Washington Steel Corporation
Dates:
1947-1994
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1443
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains photographs and safety materials from the Washington Steel Corporation, a manufacturer based in Washington, Pennsylvania.

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Creators:
Hagan, Henry
Hagan Brothers Carriage and Wagonmakers (Frederick, Md.).
Carmen D. Valentino, American Historical Manuscripts.
Hagan, Charles
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Dates:
1882-1903
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 21 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1154
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1882, brothers Charles and Henry Hagan established a carriage, coach, and wagon business in Frederick, Maryland. This collection represents approximately two decades of business transactions through 21 volumes of daybooks and ledgers.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Koppers Company.
Bartlett-Hayward Company.
Dates:
1882-1950
Size:
6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0993
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of the Bartlett Hayward Company deal chiefly with the manufacture, erection, and sale of gas holders. Included are record books of drawings, 1882-1906, 1912, 1918; design calculation books; 1904-1935; trade literature, 1945; order books, 1920-1921; order progress reports, 1926-1929, 1946-1950; specifications, calculations and data; no...

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Creators:
Foresight Institute. (Palo Alto, California)
Lubar, Steven D.
Dates:
1986-2004
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0863
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains an almost complete set of the quarterly newsletter Foresight Background and its successor Foresight Update from 1987 to January, 2004. Also included are five issues of Foresight Briefing. The Foresight Institute of Palo Alto, California, studies transformative technologies.

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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Pubols, Benjamin H., Jr.
Dates:
1950-2002
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0795
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An artificial collection of music memorabilia and printed ephemera. Examples of contents include concert programs and advertising. New material, much of it from the second half of the twentieth century, will be added regularly to this collection. This collection has been integrated into the Archives Center Business Americana Collection (NMAH.AC.040...

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Creators:
General Electric Company
Gotti, Mary Beth
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
circa 1890s-1969
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0789
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the technology of lighting and various business aspects of the General Electric Lighting Division throughout the 20th century and consists of correspondence, bulletins, price lists, business record books, stock certificates, sales and advertising materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and lantern slides.