Corporal Harold E. Brown collection
Malewotkuk, Florence Nupok
This collection contains materials that were created and collected by Corporal Harold E. Brown circa 1952-1953 and relate to his service in the United States Army when he was stationed in Alaska during the Korean War (1950-1953). The materials include letters from Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) artist Florence Nupok Malewotkuk (1906-1971) to Cpl. Brown …
The Research and Development (RAND) Corporation Videohistory Collection
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …
The Affiliate Newsletter
This accession consists of a reference set the newsletter The Affiliate, which documents the activities of the Smithsonian Affiliations program and Smithsonian collaborative partnerships with museums, cultural and educational organizations across the United States. Some newsletters are special editions, one of which is a tribute to Harold A. Closter, Director …
The Affiliate Newsletter
This accession consists of a reference set of the newsletter The Affiliate, which documents the activities of the Smithsonian Affiliations program and Smithsonian collaborative partnerships with museums, cultural and educational organizations across the United States. Materials include newsletters.
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
The collection documents the activities of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation of Beverly, Massachusetts, manufacturers of shoe machinery equipment. The collection consists of engineering records, legal records, research and development records, employee/personnel records, correspondence, company catalogs, product literature, advertising materials, photographs, and moving images.
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
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.
MS 7162 Book of Chinese watercolor paintings illustrating modes of punishment
1 Folder (2 sets of 16 pages of notes)
A cloth-bound album containing twelve (12) watercolor paintings on pith paper. The paintings depict various modes of corporal punishment. The Chinese title, Xing ren zhuang ren, or "Punishment with Strong Sword Blades" is apparently figurative, for the twelve drawings in this collection depict punishments other than those by the sword. Included …
Joseph M. Carrier photographs of Vietnamese Central Highlanders
Photographs of Vietnamese peoples and refugee camps made during Joseph M. Carrier's work in Vietnam for the Rand Corporation and the National Academy of Sciences. The collection includes images of airfields, a hospital, Viet Cong defectors, and weaving and basket-making. There are also photographs depicting people, architecture, and art, made …
Solomon Adler Papers
The papers document independent inventor Solomon Adler's work with sewing machine technology through correspondence, photographs, notes, drawings, sketches, patents, litigation records, and printed materials. The collection provides insight into both an independent inventor's process of invention and Japanese work culture during the post-World War II period.
This accession consists of the records of Gary Kulik, Assistant Director for Academic Programs, National Museum of American History (NMAH), from 1987 to 1994. Some records date back to when Kulik was Assistant Curator for the Division of Textiles, 1978-1982; Vice-Chairman of the Department of Social and Cultural History, 1980-1982, and Chairman, 1983-1986; and Editor …