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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Toussaint Louverture, Francois Dominique, 1743-1803
Dates:
1801-1805
undated
Size:
8 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0781
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Eight items relating to the Haitian slave revolt leader Toussaint L'Ouverture: a manuscript letter signed by him (accompanied by translation), and seven portraits of him (two watercolors and five prints).

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dibner Library (NMAH, SI).
Kulp, Roy C.
Dates:
1755-1904
Size:
3.66 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0149
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine account books of farmers, store owners, and artisans living in Pennsylvania, 1755-1904. The books mainly record daily transactions with customers or suppliers and are handwritten in varying conditions of legibility and preservation.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1872-1874
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0291
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This 433-page ledger is leather-bound (deteriorating); each page is filled with hand-written entries recording sales of merchandise and payment receipts by customer name. This is apparently the daily account journal of a general hardware store (name, location, and recorder's name unknown). Sales amounts are recorded in the right column; receipts (b...

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Niemeyer, G. Charles, Dr. (Grover Charles)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dates:
ca. 1960-1990.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0679
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

G. Charles Niemeyer was a Broadway actor and later a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. In the 1960s he began to research and write a new history of motion picture technology entitled From Shadow Play to Photoplay. It was never published.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1888-1896
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0778
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of 172 Russian egg patterns, a popular craft among immigrants from Russia and the Ukraine. The egg patterns are drawn in ink on 3 2" x 5" paper with color combinations of red, green, yellow, black, purple, brown, blue, and burnt orange. The collection is arranged into one series by pattern numbers from 1 to 172.

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Spillman Engineering Corporation
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Misklea, M. Francis
Allan Herschell Co.
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Dates:
1879-1956
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0665
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous documents, catalogs, scrapbooks, photographs and printed material relating to the carousels and other amusement park rides of the Allan Herschell Company (which earlier in its existence was called the Herschell-Spillman Company and the Spillman Engineerng Corporation).

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National Museum of American History (U.S.)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Bunch, Lonnie G.
United States. Department of Agriculture
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Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
1 Cubic foot
18 Videocassettes (VHS)
15 Cassette tapes
38 Videocassettes (Video 8)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0614
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An oral history project that grew out of the exhibit "Go Forth and Serve" which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students.

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Accoutrements, Seattle, Washington
Archie McPhee Co. (Seattle, Washington)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1985-2008, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0837
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Accoutrements and Archie McPhee product catalogs dating from 1983-2008.

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Centennial Photographic Co.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Roth, Rodris
Myers, Susan H.
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Dates:
circa 1862-1920
Size:
2 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0725
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Hundreds of stereographs and other photographic imagery, especially a large number of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; other subjects include: the World's Columbian Exhibition (1893); the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the Great Sanitary Fair; a large number on Massachusetts, including a set of images from Old Sturbridge; buildings and scenery; miscellaneous other subjects.

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Fried, Frederick, 1909-1994
Illions, Bernard J.
Cernigliaro, Salvatore
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
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Dates:
1925-1994.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0675
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A diverse collection of papers relating to amusement parks and playgrounds, with most of the papers relating to carousels. Contents include correspondence, photographs (including one cyanotype), exhibition catalogs, trade literature and trade catalogs, price lists, articles and clippings, newsletters, and patents (photocopies) for carousel animals....

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