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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1854-1936
Size:
0.47 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 oversize folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Iowa
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Iowa forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Hamilton, William, 1811-1891
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1214C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Wakefield, George W. (George Washington), 1839-1905
Dates:
April 2, 1886
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4738
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Bicknell, Frank W.
Dates:
October 3, 1904
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3735
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Automatic Button Company.
American Pearl Button Company.
Claus Schmarje Button Company.
Barry Manufacturing Company.
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Dates:
1898 - 1993
Size:
13 Cubic feet (55 boxes, 4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.

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Kent, Mahlon B., -1929
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Hamilton, William, 1811-1891
Dates:
1881
Size:
7 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS920
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

With marginal notes in purple by J. Owen Dorsey and retranscription of Iowa names with more precise English translations by William Hamilton. [1881?]. Autograph document. 6 pages.

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Creators:
Frank-Rush, La Vern, 1918-2011
Dates:
1936-2007
bulk 1936-1942
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
0.277 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.franla
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The La Vern Frank-Rush papers regarding the WPA Art Center in Sioux City, Iowa, measure 0.2 linear feet and 0.277 GB and date from 1936 to 2007 with the bulk dated 1936 to 1942. Two scrapbooks compiled by Frank-Rush between 1936 and 1942 contain introductory and concluding statements added by her in 2006. A memoir, circa 2007, documents activities, achievements, staff, and participants of the WPA Art Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Also included are digital images of the scrapbooks and memoir, along with seven images of Frank-Rush's artwork.

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Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937
Dates:
1878-1936
Size:
8.51 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (1 5x8 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence with conchologists, naturalists, and shell collectors pertaining to shell collections and exchanges, and responses to Shimek's questionnaires on Pomatiopsis lapidarias and other shells; notebooks listing personal names of those to whom Shimek sent his publications on loess, geology, and botany; a not...

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Creators:
Griffith, Thomas Jefferson
Browning, John G.
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes photos of site and objects, letters from J.G. Browning, J.W. Fewkes, and C.D. Walcott, affidavit of T.J. Griffith, and newspaper clippings.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
7 postcards (7 postcards: halftone and color)
12 photographic postcards and prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists largely of images of Fox Indians of Tama, Iowa, including portraits of families, delegates, and dancers, as well as images of food preparation and a wigwam. It also includes images of a Taos woman baking and portraits of Crow, Dakota, Navajo, and Winnebago Indians, including Chief Spotted Tail, Chief Crazy Horse, artist Max ...

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