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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Norris, Elwood
Rosenthal, Paul R.
Dates:
March 10, 2007
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1108
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Presentation of Elwood ("Woody") Norris, the inventor of HyperSonic Sound (HSS) at the Arlington Public Library in Arlington, Virginia; and oral history interview with Lemelson Center staff member Paul Rosenthal. Norris discusses his life and inventions.

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Creators:
Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Tom's Hoard House
Culture and the Arts, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1889 and undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.

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Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
General Machinery Corporation
Bement Company
Niles Tool Works
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Dates:
ca. 1899-1969.
Size:
24 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1115
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Over 2,000 photographic negatives of machinery produced by General Machinery Corporation and its predecessors; also three cubic feet of prints from the negatives.

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Creators:
Paul, Les
Eastman, William
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
McGovern, Charles
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Dates:
2005
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1121
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Video recordings, transcripts, and footage logs for the Lemelson Center affiliated Les Paul Project. Interviews were conducted with Les Paul in Mahwah, New Jersey; at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards ceremony, the National Inventors Hall of Fame and backstage at the Iridium Building in New York City.

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Creators:
Hanson, Jon
Hamilton Watch Company.
Dates:
1931-1954
undated
Size:
11.7 Cubic feet (8 boxes including photographs and negatives)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1122
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographic prints and negatives documenting the interior operations of the Hamilton Watch Company primarily in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Creators:
Smith-Howard, Kendra
Strange, Susan B.
Thompson, Anthony Mills
Toda, Mitchell
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Dates:
1945-2008.
Size:
1.15 Cubic feet (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1131
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An artificial collection of diverse archival materials relating to weddings, at present organized according to donor. Contents include wedding photographs; invitations; gift registries; contracts; invoices and receipts for expenses incurred; guest lists.

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Creators:
Shafer, Mary C.
Sheppard, Stephen
Vogel, Robert M.
Warner, Peter M.
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Dates:
1876-1993
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1132
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Lockwood Greene Engineers, Incorporated
Lockwood-Greene Company
Whitman, David
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Dates:
1784-2004
bulk 1915-1930
Size:
270 Cubic feet (233 boxes, 850 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1113
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The engineering firm that became Lockwood Greene was founded by David Whitman, a mill engineer, in 1832. Amos D. Lockwood, a consultant, succeeded Whitman and entered a partnership with Stephen Greene in 1882. The firm specialized in industrial engineering and construction; they designed and built a wide variety of structures and work environments worldwide over the next century. Lockwood Greene was acquired by CH2M HILL in December, 2003. Before its acquisition by CH2MHILL it was reportedly the oldest industrial engineering, construction, and professional services firm in the United States.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Pennsylvania Steel Company.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1905-1914
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
1 Album
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1024
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of railroad construction photographs documenting numerous unidentified, projects.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1912
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photograph album documenting an irrigation project on the Snake River in Arizona, precise location unknown. The images depict a dam, construction camp, excavation, ferries, cranes, pumping stations, canals and personnel.