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Creators:
Liebhold, Peter
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
December 1996.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
27 Video recordings
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0605
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Inventor Tadeusz Sendzimir, a Polish immigrant, designed and installed the first "Z" Mill for cold rolling stainless steel in the United States. The videohistory documents the story of a new approach to the rolling process of steel technology transfer and consumer demand for a new product;video documents the mill in operation and interviews with ac...

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Creators:
Liebhold, Peter
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1995-1996
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0609
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Gerber Fabric Cutter S-70 is part of a systematic approach to layout and cutting that has revolutionized the needle trades. This video history contains original, master, and reference videos, Dictaphone microcassettes, and tape digests and notes documenting the development, operation and use of the Gerber Fabric Cutter S-70 in three locations: H.I.S., Inc., in Bruceton, Tennessee (Chic blue jeans use of cuter); General Motors in Grand Rapids, Michigan (automotive use of the cutter); and Gerber Scientific Instrument Company in Hartford, Connecticut (Gerber corporate office and invention factory). The video footage documents H. Joseph Gerber, engineers, assembly workers, operators, and other technicians who worked with the cutter at the three locations. The footage from the Tennessee and Michigan sites provides insight into the complexity of introducing a new technology into the workplace and documents operators and managers discussing the effect of the cutter on workflow, quality, personnel, and attitudes towards the job. The footage from the Connecticut site documents the engineers who developed the cutter and provides valuable insight into the invention process. This collection includes oral history audio tapes, original, master, and reference videos, and notes documenting visits to Bruceton, Tennessee, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Hartford, Connecticut.

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Dates:
1990
Size:
3 videotapes (Reference copies). 6 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9550
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 r...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History
Dates:
circa 1985-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence between the Division of Photographic History curatorial staff and outside museums, college professors, professional/amateur photographers, publishers, and photographic equipment manufacturers. Most of the correspondence refers to famous photographers, collections of the Division, pioneers of photograph...

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Dates:
1890-1948
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1446
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photographs and advertisements related to women working in industry dating from 1890 to 1948.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
1993-2010
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Michelle Anne Delaney, Curator, documenting her exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date bac...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1953-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting staff exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when the photographic ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
1933-2016
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial and professional activities of photographic history collection staff in the Division of Culture and the Arts at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), with earlier records dating back to when the staff was in the Division of Information Technology and Society, the Division ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Politics and Reform
Dates:
1993-2004
Size:
3.65 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created and maintained by Harry R. Rubenstein, Curator. The materials document Rubenstein's work as co-curator with Peter Liebhold, Curator, Division of the History of Technology, on the exhibition: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present. This exhibition ...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1994-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of staff project files pertaining to internal grants made to National Museum of American History (NMAH) staff for the development and execution of projects. Materials include proposal guidelines, original grant proposals, correspondence and notes, progress reports, financial transfer documentation, and research informat...

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