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Portrait of Invention: The Color Revolution
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2012-09-25
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder with 2 DVDs)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes two (2) DVDs and a program from the Lemelson Center's presentation Portrait of Invention: The Color Revolution. The Color Revolution, a book by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, traces the relationship of color and commerce from haute couture to automobile showrooms to interior design, describing the often unrecognized role of the color professional in comsumer culture.

American Scale and Service Company Records
Creators:
American Scale and Service Company
Dates:
1912-1956
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0010
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of this company, located in Kansas City, Missouri, include invoices; bills of material (quantity surveys); sales records with model name, number, date, customer; and promotional literature and specifications.

Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection
Creators:
Moyer, Frances
Rudell, Lucinda
Dates:
1942-1986
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1028
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States, but also including some in Europe and Canada.

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Christian Heurich Brewing Company Records
Creators:
Christian Heurich Brewing Company (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1883 - 1913
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1104
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of three unbound volumes of invoices, orders, and receipts from manufacturers and importers of beer-related supplies purchased by Christian Heurich Brewing Company of Washington, D.C., 1883-1913.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dairy
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1834-1951
Size:
1.92 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 1 folder, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dairy
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: Dairy 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 Subject Categories: Dredging
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1856-1939
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dredging
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: Dredging 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

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Social Services
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1916-1977
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Social
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: Social Services 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

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Caribbean
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1793-1932
undated
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet (consisting of.5 box, 3 folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Caribbean
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: Caribbean 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

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Carvel Ice Cream Records
Creators:
Carvel, Tom (Thomas Andreas Carvelas), 1906-
Carvel Corporation.
Dates:
1934-1989
Size:
9 Cubic feet (24 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
12 Cassette tapes
63 Video recordings
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0488
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records provide rich research material on many stories, including: American invention, enterprise, and entrepreneurship; the origins and growth of franchising; popular food and culture; the development of roadside architecture; radio and television advertising; product marketing and promotion; regional studies; and gender issues such as beauty pageants and the role …

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Society for the History of Technology Records
Creators:
Society for the History of Technology
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Dates:
1956-2017
Size:
353 Cubic feet (378 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0400
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Society for the History of Technology Records (SHOT) consists of documents relating to SHOT from its inception in 1958- [0ngoing]. The collection is divided into two subgroups: Subgroup I, General Records, 1956-2009 which consist of papers generated and received by Melvin Kranzberg in his various roles as an officer of SHOT, as well as papers of other SHOT officers. Subgroup II,Technology and Culture Records, 1958-2009, consists of documents relating to the Society's journal, Technology and Culture. T & C is a quarterly publication containing articles of interest to and written by historians and students of technology. The records consist of material generated by Melvin Kranzberg in his role as founding editor-in-chief (1959-1981), first at Case Western Reserve and later at Georgia Institute of Technology, and was succeeded at the National Museum of American History by Robert Post (1981-1996) whose editorial assistants were Brooke Hindle, Helena Wright, Jeffrey Stine, Art Molella and Joan Mentzer. When the museum ended its support of the journal, it moved to the Henry Ford under the editorship of John Staudenmaier (1996-2010) and after that to the University of Oklahoma under the editorship of Suzanne Moon (2010-2020).