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Creators:
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company
Dates:
1948-1950
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0279
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Engineering drawings (81) of the Centralized Traffic Control Machine electrical circuits of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company (later Norfolk and Western Railway Company). The circuits extend from Connellsville, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh Junction, Ohio and include those for mechanical controls, electrical signals, and telephone commu...

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Creators:
Lanza, Kenneth
Lanza, Anthony, 1925-1995
Dates:
1925-1946
undated
bulk 1940-1946
Size:
1.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0910
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

World War II personal papers, photographs, and printed material of Anthony R. Lanza, who served in the U.S. Army in Japan between 1944 and 1946.

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Braden Copper Company
Noerager, A. J.
Dates:
1914-1940.
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0017
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of Chilean power stations and equipment; and engineering drawings and blueprints of the Braden Copper Company, Rancaqua, Chile.

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Creators:
King, Wyncie, 1884-1961
Dates:
[ca. 1940-1950]
Size:
54 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.kingwync
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material and illustrations by King.

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Creators:
Altoon, John, 1925-
Dates:
circa 1940-1969
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.altojohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Over 300 pencil and pencil and ink drawings, circa 1950s-1960s, mostly contained in sketchbooks and tablets, as well as numerous loose sketches and several mixed-media works on board. Also found are Altoon's letters and a ship's log dating from his years of WWII Navy service in the Pacific.

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Crown Central Petroleum Corporation
Dates:
1949 - 1996
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1398
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes advertising materials for Crown Central's credit card and credit check programs, for gifts (cameras, kitchenware) offered by its service station to repeat customers; a set of posters and a design drawing for them, exhorting drivers to drive safely, featuring images of governors of states, President Dwight Eisenhower, FBI Dir...

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Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Dates:
1943 - 2015
Size:
16 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0854
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ralph H. Baer was a German-born ordnance specialist, inventor, and engineer. He was a pioneer of early videogame technology. The papers include autobiographical materials; firearms notes, manuscripts, and photographs; and videogame and television engineering notes, diagrams, schematics, and video documentation.

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Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1977]
bulk [ca.1940s-1950s]
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0368
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.

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Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
1897-1963
bulk 1897-1936
Size:
15 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few additional ph...

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Creators:
Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949
Dates:
1907-1950
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.stevwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1922-1949, from his daughter Janet, and from Robin Feild, director of Newcomb College School of Art, Kleemann Galleries in New York, fellow Newcomb art instuctor Robert Scott, Curt Valentin, Van Dearing Perrine (an illustrated greeting card and letter), Josef Albers (unsigned), and museums, regarding exhibitions of Steven's work; price lis...

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