Query: Amusement parks--New York (State)--History
Astroland Photographs
Dates:
January 4, 2009
Size:
0.67 Gigabytes (33 digital image files)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 33 color digital images made by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Space History curator Margaret Weitekamp on January 4, 2009, during her collecting trip to the space-themed Astroland Park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, four months after amusement park had closed to the public. The images include views of Astroland signage and rides as well as several hand-made signs affixed to security fencing by the members of the public.

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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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Frederick and Mary Hill Fried Folk Art Archives
Creators:
Fried, Frederick, 1909-1994
National Carousel Association.
Fried, Mary Hill
Dates:
circa 1662-1999, undated
Size:
36 Cubic feet (89 boxes, 10 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0528
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection primarily documents American folk art collected by Frederick Fried (1908-1994) and his wife Mary McKensie Hill Fried (1914-1988). It includes photographic materials, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, research files, lecture notes, unpublished manuscripts, brochures, drawings, printed advertisements, blueprints, books, patents, correspondence, trade literature, sheet music, auction catalogs, oral history interviews, and commercially …

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Armand G. Winfield Papers
Creators:
Winfield, Armand G.
Dates:
1960 - 1980
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1271
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The eleven boxes contain documentation relating to project files including business correspondence, invoices, sketches, contracts and agreements, research materials, brochures, photographs, slides and models. This collection, which includes some biographical material and which is specifically related to the design process and to the use of plastics, is interesting because it …

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Landy R. Hales Papers
Creators:
Hales, Landy R., 1889-1972
Dates:
1908 - 1969
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0906
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document Landy R. Hales (1889-1972), an inventor and commercial artist who designed window and interior store displays, posters, children's games, and puzzles primarily from 1920s to 1930s in New York City and Baltimore. Of significance is Hales's work for Macy's Department Store. The papers consist of correspondence, patents, business records for several of Hales's companies, photographs, drawings/sketches, prototypes, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

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William L. Bird Holidays on Display Collection
Creators:
Bird, William L.
Dates:
1877 - 2010
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of archival materials assembled by National Museum of American History Curator William Lawrence Bird. The materials were used as background research for the publication of his book Holidays on Display (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007), and as exhibit objects for the exhibit by the same name that opened shortly after the museum's architectural renovation (November 2009-September 2010). The materials include advertising and trade literature, especially for department stores and with emphasis on the display of toys; catalogs; photographs and slides; postcards; parade programs; design drawings; correspondence; stock certificates, and miscellaneous items relating to department stores and their displays, parades and the amusement industry.

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Marcel Breuer papers
Creators:
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-
Dates:
1920-1986
Size:
37.6 Linear feet
0.14 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.breumarc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986, contain biographical material, correspondence, business and financial records, interviews, notes, writings, sketches, project files, exhibition files, photographs, and printed material that document the career of architect and designer Marcel Breuer.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: New York
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1815-1963
Size:
24.77 Cubic feet (consisting of 49 boxes, 2 half boxes, 8 folders, 14 oversize folders, 7 map case folders, 4 flat boxes (2 full,2 partial).)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.NewYork
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: New York forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Phil Primack New England Country Fair Collection
Creators:
Primack, Phil
Dates:
1978-1983, undated
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1497
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black and white photographs, photographic negatives, contact sheets, color slides, and ephemera documenting selected New England country fairs, photographed and collected by Phil Primack.

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in NMAH.AC.1497 for Amusement parks--New York (State)--History
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection
Creators:
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )
Dates:
circa 1920-1975
Size:
4.3 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0161
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of 4.3 cubic feet of manuscript, print, and photographic materials created or collected by Carl de Wendler-Funaro (1898-1985) in pursuit of his interest in Gypsy life and culture. (Carlos de Wendler-Funaro used several forms of his name; he wrote mostly as Carl de Wendler-Funaro.) The -collection was brought to …

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