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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 of the moon, and fou...

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Creators:
Walker, John Brown, 1815-1908
Coats, Helen Hotchkiss
Dates:
1815-1908
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0249
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

John B. Walker was an itinerant artist who made paper cut-out designs that he sent to his friends as presents, decorations, and commemorations. His collection did not come to light until the early 1960s in Geauga County, Ohio.

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Creators:
Rogers, John B., Producing Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1929-1934.
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0245
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John B. Rogers Producing Company was established in 1903 as a supplier of costumes, sets, lights, and scripts for amateur theater. Its main office remained in Fostoria, Ohio until 1977, when the company moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Creators:
Dean, W.E., Mrs.
Dean, William E., Jr., -1965 (civil engineer)
Dates:
1949-1965
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0230
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dean's technical papers on pre-stressed concrete bridge construction, standard specifications on such bridges, photographs of bridges and promotional brochures on concrete use; also, biographical material, including an obituary.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Graphic Arts
Dates:
circa 1889-1900
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0234
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook of comics depicting practical jokes, accidents, and a number of amusing and sometimes violent real- life situations. Inscription inside the front cover: "To Darling Effie from Does"(?). These comics probably satirize events of the time. The cartoons were produced in publications such as "Fliegende Blatter," "Puck," "Judge," "Life," "Picto...

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Creators:
Data Processing Digest, Inc.
Milligan, Margaret
Dates:
1955-1974
Size:
15.6 Cubic feet (48 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0235
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Magazine and newspaper clippings (1955-1974) from various sources, on the development of the computer industry; six rolls of microfilm (1955-1966); and issues of Data Processing Digest, 1970-1974.

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Creators:
Hoak, Bill
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1909-1972
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0236
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents major-league baseball players, circa 1909-1912, through photographs and newspapers.

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Creators:
Beers, E.R.
Dates:
1909-1938
Size:
6.3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0232
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents E.R. Beers's business records, his personal collection of Edison trivia, and correspondence between Beers and General Electric (1909-1922).

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Creators:
Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
Dates:
1886-1890
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0221
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Linda Richards was the first woman nurse trained in the United States at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. When these letters were written, she was a missionary nurse and the head of the first training school for nurses in Japan.

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Creators:
Mawhinney, Matthew (engineer)
Dates:
1917-1978
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0224
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Matthew Mawhinney, an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. and later as a consulting engineer.