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Creators:
Caldwell, Ira Sylvester, 1870-1944
Dates:
March 5, 1935
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4387
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Leslie Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
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Dates:
ca. 1890-1900.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1182
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.

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Collier, John, Jr., 1913-1992
Dates:
1954-1955
Size:
Film reels (1 hour 41 minutes, black-and-white color silent; 3455 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in Peru of life in Hacienda Vicos. Scenes depict agricultural activities (breaking ground with oxen and wooden plows and hoeing and digging potatoes), panoptic views of high valley, making mud bricks for house construction, school grounds and classroom scenes, mestizo women spinning wool while men work the fields, man setting up and op...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Page Tractor Company
Dates:
1940-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1005
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Page Tractor Company and its parent company, Pioneer Manufacturing. The papers include customer inquiries and the responses to them, drawings and blueprints, invoices, trade literature, parts catalogs and price lists, and instruction manuals.

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Creators:
Carter, William E., 1927-1983
Dates:
circa 1960-1961
Size:
Film reels (49 minutes, color silent; 1400 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.11E
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documenting various aspects of daily life and ceremonial activities in an Aymara altiplano village, Igavi Province, Bolivia. Documentation includes: an Aymara wedding with church service and festivities; festival activities during Carnival which includes various costumed and masked-dance traditions (e.g., Morenda dancers) performed in the v...

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Dates:
undated
Size:
98 Lantern slides (black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Lantern slides, undated, some hand-tinted, assembled by the Foreign Missions Library of New York City to document missionary activities in Iran, probably during the early part of the twentienth century. Included are images of missionaries and evangelists, Fiske seminary, The American High School for Boys in Tehran, the Memorial School for Boys in T...

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Creators:
Martin, Mary
Spooner, Brian
Dates:
1974-1978
Size:
Film reels (6 hours, color silent; 13,140 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record of life among Turanian pastoralists in northeastern Iran. Documentation focuses on scenes revealing the gendered division of labor: herding and milking of goats by men, processing milk into kashk (tart) by women, and men engaged in the collection of firewood. Other domestic and agricultural activities shown are plowing and irrigati...

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Custom Auto and Equipment Sales
Parlett, John K., 1937-2005
Dates:
1859-2011, undated
Size:
20 Cubic feet (60 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John K. Parlett Collection of Agricultural Ephemera, 1859-2011, undated, is a collection of operator's instruction manuals, parts illustrations manuals, dealership materials, farming, farm life, and agriculture-related ephemera. The material is from national companies as well as local manufacturers and businesses.

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Creators:
Harriman, Stephen (farmer)
Myers, Annamae Barlup (farmer)
Dates:
1883 - 1967
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0345
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of diaries for Annamae Myers, documenting the activities of a farm family in Ohio, 1931-1967 and Stephen Harriman, Mrs. Myers' maternal grandfather, covering the years1884, 1888, 1893 and 1894.

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