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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement
Dates:
2013-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "America's Family Album" website as it existed on August 18, 2015. The website allowed the public to upload vintage and modern family snapshots of the Smithsonian Institution for possible use in a future exhibit. The images were also made available for browsing on the website. Contributors were eligible to p...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement
Dates:
2013-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-308
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "America's Family Album" as it existed on February 10, 2014. The website allowed the public to upload vintage and modern family snapshots of the Smithsonian Institution for possible use in a future exhibit. The images were also made available for browsing on the website. Contributors were eligible to participate ...

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Creators:
Pepsi-Cola USA (Purchase, N.Y.)
Dates:
1902-1982
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0092
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists largely of print ads, signs, decals and other marketing and promotional materials. Virtually all of the print ads are for the U.S. audience. The period since World War II is more fully documented than the earlier period, although there are some advertisements from the 1930s and earlier. Most of the material documents Peps...

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Creators:
Ellsworth, Scott, Dr.
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1938-1986
Size:
7.7 Cubic feet (32 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0111
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Pepsi Generation Collection is the result of an oral history and documentation project conducted in 1984 and 1985 by the Center for Advertising History and supported in part by a grant from the Pepsi Cola Company.

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Creators:
Nixon, Helen
Ellis, Winifred
Dates:
1940.
Size:
9 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0818
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents saved by the winner of an essay contest, including: two congratulatory telegrams, two letters, three photographs of the winner with the car she won, an article, and an owner identification card from the car dealer.

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Pillsbury Company
Dates:
1933-1998
Size:
2.15 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0690
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Material documenting Pillsbury's Bake-Off from its inception in 1949 through its 50th anniversary in 1999. Papers include primarily cookbooks issued after Bake-Offs, biographies of contestants and VHS videos of five Bake-Offs.

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Creators:
Williams, Ralph William
Breck Company.
Dial Corporation.
American Cyanamid Company
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Dates:
circa 1936-1995
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes, 188 pieces of original artwork)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0651
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development and evolution of the Breck Girl, a highly successful and long-lived advertising campaign whose hallmark was its vision of idealized American womanhood through correspondence, photographs, paintings, and print advertisements.

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Procter & Gamble Company
Leyendecker, J. C., 1874-1951
Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935
Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green
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Dates:
1883-1998
Size:
10 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0791
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Print advertisements covering almost the entire history of Ivory Soap, including advertisements designed by artists including Jesse Wilcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and J. C. Leyendecker.

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Creators:
Burpee, David, 1893-1980
Burpee, W. Atlee (Washington Atlee), 1858-1915
James Vick's Sons (Rochester, N.Y.).
W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
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Dates:
circa 1873-1986
bulk 1890-1930
Size:
201 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.BUR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The W. Atlee Burpee & Company records, dated circa 1873-1986, document the firm's business activities developing plant varieties and marketing and selling seeds. They include accounting records, seed trial records, seed contracts, sales records, inventories, office correspondence, seed catalogs, promotional and instructional materials, advertisements and advertising reports, contest letters, daybooks, photographs, reference materials, and other items relating to the company and some of its competitors.

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Creators:
Cotton Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
National Cotton Council
Dates:
1939-1994
Size:
38 Cubic feet (90 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1176
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Maid of Cotton (MOC) beauty pageant was sponsored by the National Cotton Council, Memphis Cotton Carnival, and the Cotton Exchanges of Memphis, New York, and New Orleans from 1939-1993. The contest was held annually in Memphis, Tennessee until the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International moved to Dallas, Texas. Beginning with the 1985 pageant (held December 1984) the competition was held in Dallas. The pageant was discontinued in 1993 due to lack of funds, a sponsor, and changes in marketing strategies. The records include files on contestants, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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