Query: Sporting goods industry
Rob and Julie Strasser Collection
Creators:
Strasser, Julie
Nike, Inc.
Strasser, Robert (marketing executive)
Dates:
1970-1989
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0525
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videotapes, internal and external company publications, product catalogs and business files relating to Nike's domestic and international marketing and promotions.

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S. Newman Darby Innovative Lives Presentation
Creators:
Darby, S. Newman, 1928-2016 (inventor)
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
April 9, 1999
Size:
18 Videocassettes
1 Electronic discs (CD)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0838
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Presentation by Newman Darby discussing windsurfing and his invention and development of the sailboard. Materials include original, master and reference videotapes and photographs.

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Stall and Dean Company Records
Creators:
Jackson, Harry
Stall and Dean Co.
Dates:
1898-1998
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0669
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1, Stall and Dean's product catalogs, 1904-1973; Series 2, Stall and Dean's price lists, 1919-1966, and order blanks, 1998; Series 3, Promotional brochures, 1913 and 1926; Series 4, Catalogs of Stall and Dean's competitors, 1898-1966; Series 5, Non-sports catalogs, manuals and other printed materials, 1934-1962; and Series 6, Illustrations and graphic materials, undated.

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Howard Head Papers
Creators:
Head, Howard, 1914-1991 (inventor, business executive)
Dates:
1926-1991
bulk 1955-1991
Size:
11 Cubic feet (25 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Head Papers, 1926-1991, consist of correspondence, calendars, notes, company records (Head Ski Company and Prince Manufacturing Inc.), drawings, sketches, advertisements, product information, photographs, and slides documenting the development and design of both the Head ski and Prince oversized tennis racket. The collection is arranged into eight series:

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Sherman Poppen Papers
Creators:
Poppen, Sherman, 1930-
Dates:
1966 - 2008
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1159
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Sherman Poppen Papers document the snurfer, the predecessor of the snowboard that he invented in 1965. The snurfer, a sled that was ridden while standing up, originally consisted of two skis bound together. Snurfer competitions fueled the development of the snowboard as a piece of sporting equipment. This collection contains material describing the snurfer's place in snowboarding history, and the associated business and legal aspects.

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S. Newman Darby Windsurfing Collection
Creators:
Darby, S. Newman, 1928-2016 (inventor)
Darby, Kenneth
Darby, Naomi
Dates:
1944-1998
Size:
2.65 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0625
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents S. Newman Darby's development of the sailboard, which became known as the windsurfer through sketches, mechanical drawings, plans, patent specifications, legal documents, photographs, correspondence, notebooks, clippings, periodicals, and an 8mm film.

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Jogbra, Inc. Records
Creators:
Lindahl, Lisa
Miller, Hinda
Smith, Polly Palmer
Dates:
1977-2008
Size:
16 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the invention of the Jogbra and includes biographical materials, business records, photographs, promotional, marketing and advertising materials, correspondence and audiovisual materials.

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John Bucheimer Papers
Creators:
Bucheimer, John
Dates:
1954 - 1977
Size:
4 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 5 map folders)
21 Film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0889
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relate to John Bucheimer's work as manager of new product manufacturing in the Engineering Department at Head Ski Company.

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Arthur Ehrat Papers
Creators:
Ehrat, Arthur
Fleckner, John A., 1941-
Dates:
2011
1865-2005
bulk 1970-1990
Size:
10 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0907
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Arthur Ehrat invented and patented a breakaway basketball rim, fashioning his prototypes from bolts, metal braces and one key part: a piece of the heavy-duty coil spring on a John Deere cultivator. His invention helped to revolutionize the way basketball is played because players could slam dunk the ball with fewer injuries and without bending the rims or breaking backboards. This collection includes correspondence, legal documents --such as patent papers, litigation files and licensing agreements --photographs and sketches that relate to the basketball invention, as well as materials regarding his two field spreader patents and other invention ideas.

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Gold Bond-Good Humor Collection
Creators:
Good Humor Corporation.
Dates:
1927 - 1991
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0451
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection photographs and corporate records from the Good Humor Company, purveyors of ice cream products.

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