This collection consists of 95 black and white snapshots taken by Dusch. The photographs include the following: aircraft, including Boeing B-17s and B-29s, Fairchild C-119s, and Douglas C-47s; fellow soldiers; nose art; signage, and general views of mostly stateside air bases; models of aircraft; and shots of tourist locations pre-World War II.
The records of the Kost family farm, Vermont, Illinois. The farm consisted of 120 acres where small grains, hay, and cattle were raised.
This collection consists of both color and black and white images of Ted and Teddy Kenyon and their aviation careers. There are also a number of images of Bud and Betty Gillies. This collection also contains eleven 16mm films of Teddy Kenyon.
The Lee Harris papers, which dates from circa 1884 to 2001 and measures 1.43 linear feet, documents the activities of Chester Lee Harris and his extended family. The papers are comprised of certificates, diplomas, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, books, and photographs.
The materials relate to the creation and operation of El Chico Corporation.
Records from Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company, manufacturers of chocolate and cocoa products, including well-known candies such as Snocaps, Raisinets, and Goobers. They were located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company was sold to Ward Foods Incorporated in 1969. This collection also includes material collected by and about the Blumenthal family and from M.L. Blumenthal, noted illustrator of the early 20th century.
The papers of ceramicist Glen Lukens measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1983. The bulk of the papers consist of letters from Lukens to family members, and other correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues. Notably, letters describe Lukens' time working in Haiti to establish a ceramic industry, his views on United States involvement in World War II, and the Watts Riots in Los Angeles in 1965. Also found are biographical materials, scattered writings and notes on ceramics and other subjects, printed materials, and photographs.
The collection consists of black-and-white, sepia-toned and color photographs documenting the lives of African Americans from about the 1920s to the 1980s. It is contained in four albums.
This accession consists of alphabetic correspondence, 1979-1988; visitors records, 1937-1981; chronological correspondence, 1971-1975; research and nomenclature correspondence, arranged by family grouping, c. 1950's-1980's; and correspondence with Smithsonian Institution Secretaries, c. 1940's-1960's.