Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection
Navarre, Jack B., 1925- (merchant seaman)
The collection documents individuals who served in the Merchant Marine's and Navy between 1943 and 1946.
Frederic Jean Thalinger papers
bulk 1935-1965 dates
A family history, an interview with Ciel Frampton, Thalinger's Senior Thesis for Antioch College, letters between Thalinger and his wife Ciel Frampton during World War II, sketches and drawings, photographs and other materials document the lives and careers of sculptor Frederic Jean Thalinger and his painter father, E. Oscar Thalinger …
World War One Theater Lantern Slides
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
This collection consists of seventeen glass lantern slides depicting World War I advertising and propaganda images. The images include clothing advertisements, home furnishings, local events, treasury and stamp savings, organizations such as the American Red Cross and Merchant Marines, and tips on rationing.
Historic American Merchant Marine Survey Records
This collection is comprised of over 18 cubic feet of material generated during the course of the Historic American Merchant Marine Survey. The bulk of the collection consists of survey books and measured drawings. Other records include administrative papers relating to the project, an index and catalogue, and a listing of …
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Howard Irving Chapelle Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Isabel Peterson papers
Materials relating to the annual art exhibitions of paintings by U.S. merchant seamen, organized and directed by Peterson. Included are: a 4 page typescript carbon describing Peterson's involvement with the exhibitions; rough drafts of her curriculum vitae and her resume; correspondence with museum directors, government agencies, artists, John Taylor Arms, Leon …
James V. Martin Scrapbook
This scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and photos of James V. Martin's aviation exploits, 1910-1916. of the 1910 - 1916 era.
Clarence H. Arveson Aviation Scrapbook
This scrapbook consists of photographs and loose newspaper clippings collected by Clarence Arveson. The photographs include the following: Bolling Field; aircraft located at Bolling Field, including crashed aircraft; and aviation personalities who spent time at Bolling, including Lester Maitland and Major General Courtney Whitney. There is also a patch (probably …
James Vernon Martin Papers
James Vernon Martin (1885-1956) was an aviator and inventor during the early days of aviation. This collection consists of material documenting the life of James Vernon Martin. The material includes letters, photos, and documents relating to his Merchant Marine career and his aircraft and aeronautical inventions. Also included are documents pertaining to his conspiracy charges against the government and aircraft industry, as well as his attempts to revive Augustus M. Herring's patents. There are also documents regarding Lily Irvine, his wife, and her career as a pilot.