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Creators:
McCloskey, William B., 1928-
Dates:
1952-2005
Size:
5.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1192
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, ...

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Creators:
Plastics Pioneers Association
Dates:
1952 September 18-20
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1235
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Audio recordings of interviews with members of the Plastics Pioneers Association about the plastics industry, its origins, and evolution.

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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:
Humphrey, Joseph
Humphrey, Marion
Humphrey Family
Dates:
ca. 1905-1906.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1196
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of postcards dating from 1903 to 1907, including some that are unsent and undated. Many are addressed to members of the Humphrey family, but the individual who created the album is unknown.

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Creators:
Fenner, Helen Curran
Fenner, Gloria J.
Dates:
1940
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1202
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook of newspaper clippings and one photograph album about and of Irene Castle, notable dancer, film star, and animal rights activist.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dyer, Randolph N., II
LCL Corporation.
Dates:
1927-ca. 1970.
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1170
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists mostly of films and photographs on the subjects of freight and containerization, especially railroad containerization. The containerization of building materials is the subject of most of the photographs, especially cement.

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Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
United Transportation Union
Nelsen, Malcolm H.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
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Dates:
1950s-1960s..
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1173
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to Nelson's work with railroad labor unions, including the United Transportation Union and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. The collection includes grievance files, bylaws of committees of the unions, meeting minutes and reports of those committees, company newsletters, and internal memoranda.

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Creators:
Brosterman, Norman
Delaware and Hudson Railway Company
Muhlfeld, John E.
Nahem, Edward T.
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Dates:
1900-1955
Size:
240 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1169
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of this collection consists of approximately 26,500 original ink and pencil drawings from which blueprints were later made. The drawings depict not only the rolling stock but the components of the railroad equipment, from the largest to the smallest. The drawings are indexed, titled, numbered, dated and annotated with dimensions and other ...

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Creators:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company
Reading Company
United Transportation Union
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Dates:
1910-1986
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1172
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials collected by Metz during his railroad career, including timetables, rule books, operational manuals, safety manuals, labor union materials, regulations, Metz' IDs and certifications, blank company forms, company newsletters, and internal memoranda and correspondence. The papers relate to several railroads: Western Maryland Railway...

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Creators:
Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation
Lima Railroad, Inc.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1919-1949
Size:
3 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1180
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Service Department Records document the activity of the service and sales department of Lima Locomotive Works. Lima Locomotive Works manufactured Shay Locomotives in Lima, Ohio, from 1879 to 1980 when production ended. This collection contains cards describing the purchasing and selling of Shay Locomotives, maintenance of the locomotives, and sales calls made by the company.