Query: Maps -- 1940-1950
Ernest Dudley Chase Papers
Creators:
Chase, Ernest Dudley, fl. 1920s
Holland, Frances
Holland, Frederic
Dates:
1924-1966
bulk 1930-1940
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0886
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of greeting cards, pictorial maps, and travel diaries by artist Ernest Dudley Chase. Chase created greeting cards for Clara Holland during their courtship and later marriage. The cards were hand painted by Chase in water color with cut- paper details. Many of the cards include romantic letters or poems composed by Chase.

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Fred S. Rosenau Papers
Creators:
Rosenau, Fred Simon
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0478
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains both the personal papers of Fred Rosenau and examples of air-dropped psychological warfare literature created by the O.W.I. Amongst his personal papers, which constitute the first series, there are information guidebooks and language aids for India and Burma, a large number of Indian newspaper articles, and photographs …

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Mamoru Oishi Papers
Creators:
Oishi, Mamoru, 1918-1993
Dates:
circa 1941-1962
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1420
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes a photograph album containing photographs documenting Oishi's experiences as a Japanese American soldier during World War II and his time with the Military Intelligence Service; identification cards; maps and guidebooks; booklets issued to soldiers; language dictionaries; and miscellany.

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Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to the Handbook of South American Indians
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
950 Negatives (circa, acetate)
47 Prints (silver gelatin (some copies))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is composed of photographs and copies of published illustrations which were collected for use in the Handbook of South American Indians (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143). These include images of Indigenous peoples of South America, their material culture, and their built and natural environments. There are also maps …

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Peenemünde Technical Reports (Fort Bliss / Putkammer Collection)
Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1940-1945, circa 1950
bulk 1940-1945
Size:
1.58 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0192
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemunde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

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American Export Airlines Transatlantic Route Reports
Creators:
Warner, Edward P.
Dates:
bulk 1937-1938
Size:
.10t Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

American Export Airlines (AEA) was established in 1937 by the shipping company, American Export Lines, with the goal of establishing a North Atlantic flying boat route. Dr. Edward P. Warner (1894-1958), an American aviation pioneer and one of the leading figures in world air transport systems, was engaged by AEA to prepare …

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509th Composite Group Images [Levy]
Creators:
Levy, Charles
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 524 b&w copy negatives and four color transparencies documenting Levy and the 509th Composite Group. The images cover the following: personnel at work and play; aircraft -- mostly B-29s; base buildings at Tinian; and native populations. Copy prints were also made of the 509th newspaper, Daily Mission, and the …

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in NASM.1994.0033 for Maps -- 1940-1950
Ricki Covette Burlesque Collection
Creators:
Covette, Ricki
Jewell, Irene
Dates:
1940–2002
bulk 1950s–1970s
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 2 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1335
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of eight scrapbooks and five posters documenting the burlesque career of Irene Jewell (stage name Ricki Covette), who at 6'8" was billed as "The World's Tallest Exotic Dancer." The albums contain clippings; letters; certificates; photographs, including photographs of her act; ephemera, such as postcards, travel brochures, postcards, and decals, from her travels; advertisements; and theater programs.

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Crown Central Petroleum Advertising Collection
Creators:
Crown Central Petroleum Corporation
Dates:
1949 - 1996
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
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 …

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Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1876-1993
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 12 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1132
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.

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