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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Playing
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Playing Cards 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

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Creators:
Coca-Cola Company
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0634
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This set of aircraft spotter playing cards was issued by the Coca-Cola Company during World War II. The back of the box ( and the back of all of the cards) is a Coca-Cola advertisement, showing an illustration of an uniformed girl with radio headset holding a bottle of Coca-Cola. The front side of the cards include World War II aircraft from German...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1708-1938
Size:
10.92 Cubic feet (consisting of 23 boxes, 2 folders, 2 oversize folders, 1 flat box, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Plays
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Plays 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

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2663
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text only.

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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3676
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (38 cm x 59.5 cm sheet)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7410
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The painting depicts a scene of two boatloads of people. A canopied boat carries two ladies with a blue bowl between them, their two servants, and a punter. The other boat holds four musicians, one playing a trumpet-like instruments (possibly a sona or a hai-ti-tzu), another playing a recorder-like instrument (poassibly a hsiao, another playing the...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Sparnon, Arabella S.
Sparnon, Kenneth H., 1895-1972
Dates:
1912-1961
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0064
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Kenneth Sparnon, entertainer, musician and arranger was also an orchestra leader and musical director of radio station WSYR in Syracuse and WHEC in Rochester, New York. This collection includes scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photographs of himself and other performers, advertising, programs, some correspondence, and broadcast transcriptions (acetate).

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Creators:
Nacoista
Daniel, Z. T.
Dates:
ca. 1881-1891?
Size:
1 Drawing (graphite and watercolor on cardboard, 10 x 12 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS166931
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Inscribed on verso "A man and a young lady play with ball, Na-co-is-ta, Pine Ridge, Daniel"

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Creators:
Schoonover, Jason
Dates:
circa 1983
Size:
5 Folders
1 sound recording
103 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7572
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns the Devil Dance and play acting. Includes report, correspondence, music and chants, slides of the specimens, newspaper clippings, and map.

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Creators:
Barney, Alice Pike, 1857-1931
Dates:
circa 1889-1995
Size:
15.63 cu. ft. (26 document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (1 21x25 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7473
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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