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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Moore, Earl E.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Bowker, William
Dates:
1796.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1213
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An application and recommendation for William Bowker as a "suitable person to keep an inn". Signed by 13 men.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Larson, Mary E.
Dates:
1880-1990
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1464
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to the Slover Family of puppeteers, and documents their lives and activities as they traveled the country with their show.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Music, Sports and Entertainment
Tom's Hoard House
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
1889 and undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
1914-1925
Size:
17 Glass slides
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1294
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art ...

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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.). Division of Domestic Life
Ryder, Joel
Dates:
1792-1793.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0089
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two cyphering books belonging to and/or compiled by Joel Ryder (or Rider) of either New York or New Jersey, containing mathematical tables, square roots, computations, etc. One book bears the date 1792, the other 1793. Both soft-bound in cloth. One contains a number of locks of hair.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Lange, Yvonne, 1918-2003 (Director Emerita, Museum of International Folk Art)
Dates:
1975
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 4 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0197
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One copy in four volumes (872 pp.) of the typescript of Lange's dissertation "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico (1975)" by Yvonne Lange. The dissertation, written for the Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, attempts to analyse the phenomenon of the "santos" by describing its major features and to expla...

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Parker, Ann
Neal, Avon
Art in America
Ludwig, Saul
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Dates:
1957-1959
1963
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0658
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is arranged in two series. Series 1: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALLAN LUDWIG, 1957-1959 408 photoprints with captions. The photos were originally divided into 6 volumes. These were then consolidated into 3 binders. The original 6 divisions have been maintained here. Each photograph has been numbered. The number corresponds to the "List of Ide...

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