Query: Brassieres -- 20th century
Lisa Lindahl Papers
Creators:
Lindahl, Lisa
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1352
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the creation and marketing of the Compressure Comfort Bra, a bra designed to alleviate pain for women who have had breast cancer. The bra was developed in 2000 by Lisa Lindahl with physical therapist, Lesli Bell.

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Maidenform Collection
Creators:
Maidenform, Inc.
Dates:
1922-1997
Size:
35 Cubic feet (87 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0585
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Patent and trademark documents, advertisements, sales and marketing material, market research, photographs, packaging, company newsletters and magazines, and business records documenting the history of the Maidenform Company from 1922 to1997.

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Inventors Oral History Collection
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bedi, Joyce
Daemmrich, Arthur
Klotz, Sharon
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Dates:
2020-2021
Size:
855.63 Gigabytes (Interviews include .mp4, video/.mxf and .wav files. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Born digital video oral history interviews and transcripts with inventors documenting a variety of subjects and disciplines.

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Jogbra, Inc. Records
Creators:
Lindahl, Lisa
Miller, Hinda
Smith, Polly Palmer
Dates:
1977-2008
Size:
16 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the invention of the Jogbra and includes biographical materials, business records, photographs, promotional, marketing and advertising materials, correspondence and audiovisual materials.

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Breck Girls Collection
Creators:
Williams, Ralph William
Breck Company.
Dial Corporation.
American Cyanamid Company
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Dates:
circa 1936-1995
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 188 pieces of original artwork)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0651
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development and evolution of the Breck Girl, a highly successful and long-lived advertising campaign whose hallmark was its vision of idealized American womanhood through correspondence, photographs, paintings, and print advertisements.

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Duke Ellington Collection
Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1903 - 1989
Size:
400 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Duke Ellington's career primarily through orchestrations (scores and parts), music manuscripts, lead sheets, transcriptions, and sheet music. It also includes concert posters, concert programs, television, radio, motion picture and musical theater scripts, business records, correspondence, awards, as well as audiotapes, audiodiscs, photographs, tour itineraries, newspaper clippings, magazines, caricatures, paintings, and scrapbooks.

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American Federation of Arts records
Creators:
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1895-1993
bulk 1909-1969
Size:
79.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerfeda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 79.8 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.

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in AAA.amerfeda for Brassieres -- 20th century