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Creators:
Manochio, Dennis
Dates:
ca. 1920s-1940s.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0533
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fireworks packaging, labels, wrappers and boxes. Many of the labels contain illustrations and logos with ethnic imagery, often stereotypical, and a variety of other subjects.

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Creators:
Centennial Photographic Co.
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Roth, Rodris
Myers, Susan H.
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Dates:
circa 1862-1920
Size:
2 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0725
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Hundreds of stereographs and other photographic imagery, especially a large number of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; other subjects include: the World's Columbian Exhibition (1893); the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the Great Sanitary Fair; a large number on Massachusetts, including a set of images from Old Sturbridge; buildings and scenery; miscellaneous other subjects.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Darnell, Victor
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
undated
1908-1913
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of bridge construction projects collected by Victor Darnell was an early student of civil engineering and a pioneering civil engineer.

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Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Morgan, Nathan W.
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Dates:
ca. 1902-1972.
Size:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0965
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and bo...

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Creators:
Carmichael, Hoagy
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986
Mills Brothers.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-
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Dates:
1930s-1940s.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0775
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16mm motion picture films, produced in the 1930s and 1940s by various film production companies, documenting performances by jazz and popular music performers, including Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lena Horne, the Mills Brothers, and Rosemary Clooney, and others listed below.

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Creators:
Frater, Fred
Dates:
circa 1947-1950
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1147
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The twenty-eight photographs and corresponding negatives in this collection were taken by photographer Fred S. Frater in Intercourse, Pennsylvania sometime between 1947 and 1950. They document a day-long auction of furniture, farm equipment and household goods that took place during the winter or early spring season. They depict an outdoor setting ...

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Creators:
Fanning, Michael
Dates:
1983-2003
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1255
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents through correspondence, marketing materials, patent materials, photographs, and newspaper clippings, the development of T-Net, a sport that combines electronic game technology with a diamond-shaped court the length of a tennis court and "invisible" nets created by inventor Michael Fanning.

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Creators:
Kendall, Jacob (craftsman)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1759-1787.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0033
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book dcouments Jacob Kendall of Dunstable, Mass. and his vocation as a rakemaker, ox bowmaker, cider maker, and wagoner.

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Creators:
Everett Piano Company
Hammacher, Schlemmer & Company
Chickering & Sons Piano Company
Pratt, Read and Company
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Dates:
ca. 1903-1955.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0511
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertisements, catalogs, repair manuals, union materials, and technical drawings related to pianos and piano tuning (companies and organizations listed below). While providing a window into a profession that spans both science and music, this collection contains information concerning economic changes, advertising, trade associations, and technical advances.

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Creators:
Kondratas, Ramunas A.
Dates:
2000
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0742
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Items relating to Expo 2000 in Hannover, Germany, including postcards, pamphlets, guide book, and two tickets.