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Creators:
Custom Auto and Equipment Sales
Parlett, John K., 1937-2005
Dates:
1859-2011, undated
Size:
20 Cubic feet (60 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John K. Parlett Collection of Agricultural Ephemera, 1859-2011, undated, is a collection of operator's instruction manuals, parts illustrations manuals, dealership materials, farming, farm life, and agriculture-related ephemera. The material is from national companies as well as local manufacturers and businesses.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dates:
1982-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Lu Ann Jones, researcher for the Southern Agriculture Oral History Project, documenting her research activities in regard to oral histories about farming and rural life in the United States. Jones used this information to co-write a review essay on oral history and agriculture for the "Journal of ...

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Creators:
Ideal Pictures Corporation (Chicago, Ill.)
Dates:
1934
Size:
1 Film reel (10 minutes, black-and-white silent; 328 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film distributed by Ideal What-Nots depicts life in the Smokey Mountains of southeastern Tennessee. Scenes include inhabitants collecting honey, shearing sheep, spinning wool, weaving cloth, cooking corn pone, making candles, and molding pewter spoons. (Probably filmed originally in the late teens, early twenties.) Please note that the con...

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Creators:
Montgomery, Alfred, 1857-1922
Dates:
[ca. 1900-1957]
Size:
15 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.montalfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Undated letter to "Dear Sir" from Montgomery describing his "Gospel of Art"; a printed page of information on Montgomery; 3 photographs, undated, of Montgomery at his easel; an exhibition announcement, undated; his book, ART AND ETHICS - THINGS ARTISTIC IN CONFESSION OF FAITH-A MOSAIC, 1909; a reproduction of a drawing; and 8 clippings.

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Dates:
1879-1884
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1267
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A farm journal and account book for a farm located at Long Branch, Harford County, Maryland, covering the time period March 1879 to August 1884 (excepting 1880) and documenting all aspects of farm life and labor.

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Creators:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)
Dates:
1838-2017, undated
bulk 1872-1985
Size:
23.1 Cubic feet (71 boxes, 3 map-size folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0475
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the farming and family life of the Robinson family of Prince George's County and after 1975, Charles County, Maryland. Papers documenting the farming and family of the Via family of Greene County, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Prince George's and Calvert Counties, Maryland, by 1949.

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Harriman, Stephen (farmer)
Myers, Annamae Barlup (farmer)
Dates:
1883 - 1967
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0345
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of diaries for Annamae Myers, documenting the activities of a farm family in Ohio, 1931-1967 and Stephen Harriman, Mrs. Myers' maternal grandfather, covering the years1884, 1888, 1893 and 1894.

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Kost, William Elvidge
Kost, William Cassell, (farmer), 1917-1989
Dates:
1939-1989
Size:
17.66 Cubic feet (53 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0481
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records of the Kost family farm, Vermont, Illinois. The farm consisted of 120 acres where small grains, hay, and cattle were raised.

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Creators:
Doud, Richard Keith
Dates:
1963-1965
Size:
2 Items ((microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.doudrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A thesis and a manuscript.

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Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1994
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0526
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs taken under a grant from the Graham Foundation to document disappearing family farms in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. This project shows the urbanization of this mostly rural county in central Wisconsin located between Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison. Welsh men and women came to Waukesha County in the 1840s and became part of America's dairy history. After five or six generations, many of these farms are still family owned. Today's farms are threatened by developers due to rising land prices.

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