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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
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:
Rogers, John B., Producing Company
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
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:
Austin, Terry
Siegel, Jerry (cartoonist)
Shuster, Joseph (cartoonist)
Salkind, Alexander
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Dates:
ca. 1930s-1985.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0274
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes numerous newspaper clippings of the Superman comic strip, 1940-1950, promotional material using the Superman character, Superman comic books, 1944-1978 and illustrations of Superman drawn by Terry Austin in 1984. Dramatic scripts for TV and movie portrayals of Superman in 1977 and 1982 as well as a novel by George Lowther ab...

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Creators:
Yellin, Samuel, 1885-1940
Davis, Myra Tolmach
Hofmeister, Richard
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
circa 1971-1975
circa 1928 -1930
Size:
2 motion picture films
0.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
acetate,,16mm.,,Films:,Silver gelatin on,silent.
Photoprints:,fibre-base paper,,8" x 10".,Silver gelatin on
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0254
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Samuel Yellin was an American master blacksmith. In 1910, he built the Arch Street Metalworker's studio.

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Creators:
Howell, Juanita
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Howell, Chet
Dates:
1934-1958
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0255
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mostly newspaper publicity and rodeo programs. 67 full- and half-page sheets from mostly small-town papers, with predominantly local news. The programs for performances at fairs sometimes include agricultural information, what was being judged, and the cash prize amounts. Most of the programs contain advertisements for small-town services and produ...

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Creators:
Ellsworth, Scott, Dr.
Zinn, Manfredo
Marx, Dick
Nunez, Raul
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Dates:
1926-1988
Size:
17.4 Cubic feet (86 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0198
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Marlboro Oral History and Documentation Project is the result of a two-year effort supported in part by a gift from Philip Morris, Inc. Sixty oral history interviews and a variety of television commercials, print advertising, promotional materials, packaging, and industry publications were gathered to document Marlboro cigarette advertising. T...

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Creators:
Railway Express Agency.
Karl, Roger F. R.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Dates:
1898 - 1969
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0260
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mainly forms, manuals, federal regulations, accounting instructions, and personnel materials. Included are labor agreements, an employee handbook, and information on the employees' sick benefit association. Other materials include drawings of property owned; and photographs, engineering drawings, technical publications relating to railroad passenge...

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Creators:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))
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Dates:
ca. 1854-1975.
Size:
6 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0109
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes greeting cards primarily filed by season or occasion and by name of designer/manufacturer, e.g., Valentines, Christmas cards, and cards by Louis Prang, Raphael Tuck, Marcus Ward, and a number of 20th century designers and manufacturers. Includes mechanical, hand-drawn, cutout, and fringed cards. Also other types of material, such as postca...

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Creators:
Patterson, Verna G. ((Mrs. Curtis B.))
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1901-1917
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 16 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0106
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes several turn of the century favorites, predominantly consisting of Buster Brown comics but containing other examples as well.

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Creators:
Willow Grove Park Association
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Cayton, Howard
Dates:
1910
1929 - 1929
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0362
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of a guide book and a membership card from the Willow Grove Park Association.