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Dates:
1835 - 1897
Size:
3.5 Cubic Feet (11 boxes, 15 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1386
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Cyrus W. Field's efforts to lay the transatlantic cable from Ireland to Newfoundland in 1866. The materials include photographs, correspondence, resolutions, maps, charts, and printed publications about Field and the transatlantic Cable.

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Creators:
Ostroff, Elaine
Dates:
1965 - 2009
Size:
16 Cubic Feet (37 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1356
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents activist and educator Elaine Ostroff who advocated for improved access for people with disabilities in public places, co-founded the Adaptive Environments Center and who taught universal design in several institutions.

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Creators:
McBride, Harry A.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1940s-1950s.
Size:
4.5 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1171
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia and several island nations.

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Creators:
Gruppo, Barbara Pease
Rodney W. Pease, III
Piotrowicz, Elizabeth Pease
Pease, L.F.
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Dates:
1908-1936; undated
Size:
2.33 Cubic Feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of samples of primarily greeting cards designed and created by the Lillian Pease Card Company.

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Creators:
Poppen, Sherman, 1930-
Dates:
1966 - 2008
Size:
1.5 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1159
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Sherman Poppen Papers document the snurfer, the predecessor of the snowboard that he invented in 1965. The snurfer, a sled that was ridden while standing up, originally consisted of two skis bound together. Snurfer competitions fueled the development of the snowboard as a piece of sporting equipment. This collection contains material describing the snurfer's place in snowboarding history, and the associated business and legal aspects.

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Creators:
Card, Solomon A., Jr., 1921-1975
Dates:
undated
1938 - 1975
Size:
1 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1260
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the career of Chaplain Solomon A. Card, Jr, a United States Army chaplain,who served tours of duty in Korea and in Vietnam. He remained in the Army for 20 years and died just three months after retiring at Fort Hood, Texas.

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Creators:
Aikins, Russell Chorley, 1896-
U.S. Steel Corporation
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
3 Cubic Feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1037
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection comprises of 21 albums depicting the steel making and finishing operations of the United States Steel Corporation. All of the images were made by Russell Aikins around 1940. The albums contain photographic prints (8" x 9-1/2"). The majority of prints are mounted on spiral-bound pages. The photographs were created for public relations...

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Creators:
Downs, Darian
Hall, Joseph Underwood Jr.
Dates:
1780-1976
undated
Size:
3 Cubic Feet (12 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1317
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily documents the personal life and medical career of Joseph Underwood Hall Jr. Hall was among the first to use the new X-ray technology and built his own X-ray machine.

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Creators:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903
Dates:
1846-1903
Size:
30 Cubic Feet (61 boxes and 152 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0978
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the career of George S. Morison, a prominent civil engineer, specializing in railroad bridge design. The materials consist primarily of drawings and maps (linen tracings, blueprints, sketches); final bridge reports; photographs; glass plate negatives; daily diaries; correspondence; and published material documenting George S. Morison's participation on the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1898-1903.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Modjeski and Masters
Dates:
1870-1979
bulk 1900-1940
Size:
60 Cubic Feet (139 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0976
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the work of consulting engineers and bridge builders, Ralph Modjeski (1861-1940) and Frank Masters (1883-1974) of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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