Query: California -- 1940-1950
Caterpillar Tractor Co. Photoprints
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Holling, W. J.
Chandler, Don
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.).
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Dates:
1948-1949.
Size:
11 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0146
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

11 photoprints of Caterpillar Tractor Co. buildings and products: three photographs of company buildings, including two aerial views, and eight photographs of tractors, including views of machines at work in various locations. Tractors with various models of scrapers are shown in San Antonio, Texas; Whittier, California; and Colquitt County, Georgia. Locations …

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Japanese American Documentary Collection
Creators:
Tanaka, Peter, Dr.
Tsukamoto, Mary
McGovern, Melvin
Nitta, Eugene T.
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Dates:
1900s-1993
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0305
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is an assortment of souvenirs and memorabilia, which have survived the years since World War II. Many of them, Christmas cards, high school graduation programs, notes to friends, snapshots, and photographic prints in the form of dance programs reflect the interests and concerns of all teenagers. There are …

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Stanton Macdonald-Wright collection
Creators:
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973
Dates:
1940-1950
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macdstan4
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Nine photographs of Macdonald-Wright, a photograph of 3 unidentified men with a sculpture, 2 color wheels, and 3 color charts.

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The California Shop Records
Creators:
California Shop.
Kemp, Helen Misch, 1894-1948 (store owner/manager)
Kemp, Barbara
Dates:
1938-1942
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0572
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records of the California Shop, a shop specializing in West Coast decorative arts located in New York City, New York.

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in NMAH.AC.0572 for California -- 1940-1950
Interviews of California photographers
Creators:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Dates:
1981 June 18- Nov. 20
Size:
6 Items (microcassettes and 9 sound cassettes;(partially transcribed and microfilmed on 3 partial reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sanfrmma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of California photographers conducted by curator Louise Katzman or Irene Borger in connection with the 1984 exhibition and catalog "California Photography: 1945 to the Present," organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Interviewees include John Brumfield, David Fahey, Hal Fischer, Robbert Flick, Jack Fulton, John Gutmann, Mike Mandel and …

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Charles W. Koerner RKO Studios Scrapbook
Creators:
Koerner, Charles W., 1896-1946
Dates:
1923-1953
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook documenting Charles W. Koerner's career as head of RKO Pictures in the 1940s. The scrapbook contains letters, a telegram, photographs, programs, a menu, clippings, and ephemera. Some portions of the scrapbook date from before Koerner's time with RKO, including his high school years, and portions are from after his …

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Robert Gordon Rocket Propulsion Collection
Creators:
Gordon, Robert
Dates:
[ca 1940s-1950s]
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box) (1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of biographical material on Robert Gordon, papers authored by him and by colleagues on various aspects of rocket propulsion, and his associations with the American Rocket Society, the Aerojet Engineering Corporation and the University of California Department of Nuclear Engineering.

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in NASM.1999.0023 for California -- 1940-1950
Ernest Briggs papers
Creators:
Briggs, Ernest, 1923-
Dates:
circa 1900-2013
bulk 1940-1984
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brigerne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Ernest Briggs measure 2.4 linear feet and date from circa 1900-2013, bulk 1940-1983. The collection documents the life and career of this second generation abstract expressionist through biographical material; correspondence with artists and critics; writings and five diaries that chronicle the changing art world from 1950s-1970s; personal business records; printed material; and a significant amount of photographic material documenting the artist and his work.

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Aviator Autograph Books (Mabel Perkins)
Creators:
Perkins, Mabel.
Dates:
bulk 1920s-1940s
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two 4 by 4 inch leather bound autograph books, and includes autographs from the following aviators: Lady Heath, Clarence Chamberlain, Roger Williams, Howard Hughes, Elinor Smith, Frank Hawks, George Haldeman, Edith Keating, Horace B. Wild, Marchesa Theodora Marconi, Noble Estey, Laura Ingalls, Casey Jones, W. N. Lancaster, Amelia …

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G. Dwoyid Olmstead Photonegatives
Creators:
Olmstead, G. Dwoyid (Gilbert Dwoyid), 1914-1985
Williams, Sydney Olmstead
Dates:
ca. 1941-1949.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 vertical boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0270
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains one hundred seventy eight (178) film photonegatives by G. Dwoyid Olmstead in 4 x 5 in. sheet and cut film and 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (#120) rollfilm sizes; the rollfilm negatives are cut apart into either individual frames or double image strips. Most of the photographs were taken in the early 1940s in the …

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