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Fred Karger Papers
Creators:
Karger, Fred, 1950-
Dates:
1960-2015
Size:
5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1439
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document Fred Karger's early life and education, his brief career in acting, his activism for marriage equality and other LGBT concerns, his work in political consulting, and his candidacy for president in 2012.

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Wild West
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1888-1940
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Wild
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Wild West forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Delaware
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1791-1925
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Delaware
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Delaware forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

James Rumsey Promissory Note
Creators:
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen …

Eleanor Dickinson Pentecostal Videotape and Audiotape Collection
Creators:
Dickinson, Eleanor, 1931-
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1967-1977
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 6 videotapes, 1 audiotape)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0199
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videotapes of Pentecostal ceremonies, such as snake handling, laying on of hands, baptisms, foot washing, casting out of devils, dancing in ecstasy; a video interview with Brother Harrison Mayes at his home in Middleburg, Kentucky; and an audiotape of revival meetings.

John Burbidge and Cile Bellefleur-Burbidge Wedding Design Collection
Creators:
Bellefleur-Burbidge, Cile
Priscilla of Boston.
Burbidge, John (costume designer)
Dates:
1951-2006
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0562
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes Burbidge's design drawings for wedding gowns while employed by the Priscilla of Boston firm, and scrapbooks documenting Cile Bellefleur-Burbidge's wedding cakes.

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Thomajan Advertising Collection
Creators:
Thomajan, P.K.
Dates:
1951-1967.
Size:
15 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0643
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 3,000 examples of commercial printing and printed advertising ephemera.

A Pictorial History of NBC Engineering Department : Photograph album
Creators:
Howard, William A.
Dates:
April 15, 1946-January 1, 1979.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0738
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of one pictorial album of 180 pages of black and white photographs and text documenting the National Broadcasting Company's (NBC) Engineering Department. The album was created by William A. Howard, a retired senior staff engineer at NBC. Mr. Howard collected original photographs from the NBC files in New York …

Willie Mosconi Papers
Creators:
Mosconi, Willie, 1913-1993
Dates:
1924 - 2000
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0744
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the life and career of the 15-time world champion billiard player. Includes photographs, business papers, letters, videos of Mosconi in action, printed material, and signed affidavits attesting to his record-setting plays.

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Tom Newby Innovative Lives Presentation and Oral History
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bowers, Dwight Blocker
Newby, Tom
Dates:
August 5, 2006
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0941
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Interview of Tom Newby, conducted by Dwight Bowers for the Lemelson Center's "Innovative Lives" Program on August 5, 2006. Newby talks about his work with Jim Henson at the Creature Shops, and his work in motion pictures with animated figures.

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