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Creators:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851
Moore, Hiram
Dates:
1835-1932
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 tray)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1429
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Page Tractor Company
Dates:
1940-1979.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1005
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Page Tractor Company and its parent company, Pioneer Manufacturing. The papers include customer inquiries and the responses to them, drawings and blueprints, invoices, trade literature, parts catalogs and price lists, and instruction manuals.

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Creators:
Custom Auto and Equipment Sales
Parlett, John K., 1937-2005
Dates:
1859-2011, undated
Size:
20 Cubic feet (60 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John K. Parlett Collection of Agricultural Ephemera, 1859-2011, undated, is a collection of operator's instruction manuals, parts illustrations manuals, dealership materials, farming, farm life, and agriculture-related ephemera. The material is from national companies as well as local manufacturers and businesses.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Brown, Bernis B., 1888-1960
Dates:
1878-1960
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1047
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the history of farm machinery in America, especially steam-powered machines. The papers include Brown's correspondence with individuals and institutions regarding his research and his collection, notes and notebooks, reference books and history books on farm machines, clippings and articles, newsletters on farming subjects,...

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Creators:
Duncan, James T.
Duncan, Paul
Dates:
1937-1941
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0827
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Filmed entirely on location at the W. Clark McMillen Farm in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, the Paul Duncan Film Collection documents three types of now obsolete farming practices using draft horses and manual labor: making hay (1937), threshing wheat (1939), and cradling & flailing (1941). The film is 8mm, black and white and color. Edge codes date f...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1907-1970
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining primarily to agriculture, farming, plants, animals, forest and forestry, fishes, mining, chemical technology, manufacturing, the National Park Service, and food. The subject files are arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system. E - America HV - Pover...

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Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)
Dates:
1852-1961
bulk 1860-1920
Size:
26 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents, in correspondence, publications, forms, paperwork, drawings, newspaper clippings, diplomas and photographs, the operations and products of the Frick Company of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of steam-powered engines (portable, stationary, and traction), sawmills, threshing machines, grain separators and other mechanized agricultural harvesting implements, refrigeration, mechanical cooling systems, and ice making plants, from its founding in 1852 through 1961.

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Creators:
Meyer, Frank Nicholas
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-7
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of four men working a pumping apparatus, probably in Central China, for irrigation or draining purposes. According to the original catalog card, the apparatus "consists of an endless chain of paddles moving over two axles and forcing water along a trough in the cuds of which the axles are placed. The power is by treadmill or crank moved by ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1786-1971
Size:
9.93 Cubic feet (consisting of 21 boxes, 9 folders, 12 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Agriculture
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Agriculture forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology, Division of Agriculture and Mining
Dates:
circa 1923-1973
Size:
1.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 240
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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