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Creators:
GAF Corporation
Dates:
1939-1963
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1476
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of historical and business records for ANSCO, a company now owned by GAF (General Aniline and Film Corporation).

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Creators:
Stern, Michael, 1946-
Stern, Jane
Dates:
1920 - 2005
Size:
17 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1392
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily consists of the raw materials amassed by Jane and Michael Stern as they traveled the United States, researching for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining. These materials include writings, jottings and notes from their various stops while traveling; photographs and sl...

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Dates:
1861-1994
Size:
76 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents various aspects of railroad companies through pamphlets; trade catalogs; operating and service manuals, especially for railroad equipment; specifications; magazines and reprints; bulletins, and articles.

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Creators:
Kearns, Robert W.
Kearns, Timothy
Brown, Brian Ivan
Quan, John
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Dates:
1963 - 1999
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet (24 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1406
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the inventive career of physicist and engineer Robert W. Kearns. Kearns invented and patented in 1967 the windshield wiper system with intermittent operation (US 3,351,836), among other inventions. The papers include notebooks, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, patents, drawings, and trade literature.

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Creators:
Challis, John, 1907-1974
Frayer, William W.
Truesdale, Ephraim
Dates:
circa 1900-1974
Size:
24 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1375
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the Challis Harpsichord business, and the lives of Mr. Challis and his partner, Ephraim Truesdale. The collection contains correspondence, both personal and business; business records, including ledgers and journals; drawings, including design drawings for harpsichord decorations and elements; client files; subject files, e...

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Creators:
Hoffman, Robin
Stone, William R., 1920-2006
Raytheon Company
Dates:
1967 - 1985
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1320
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting William R. Stone's involvement in the invention and development of the microwave for industrial and home use. The collection includes biographical information; patents, and other invention related papers; photographs; design drawings; internal company papers and memoranda; Stone's research and reports, especially on the subject o...

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Creators:
Smith, Jeff, 1939-2004
Child, Julia
Guthrie, Janet, 1938-
Edgecraft Corporation
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Dates:
1984-2004
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1382
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development and marketing of the Chef's Choice brand of knife sharpeners.

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Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
1920s-1986
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains guidebooks issued to Cadillac salesmen containing images of vehicles, and data on the specifications, options and features of the 1963, 1966, 1968, and 1970-1978 vehicles. Many of the books contain upholstery samples from which buyers could choose. Also: 1920s print advertisements for luxury vehicles, including Cadillac, Pac...

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Dates:
1927-1980
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1450
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers relate to Johnson's work as an engineer with the National Sales Engineering Corporation Records, and its machine tool products.

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Creators:
Ryder Mobile Homes, Inc.
Zink, Philip G.
Zink, Scott
Dates:
circa 1920s-2001
Size:
15 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0777
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents trailer park life, particularly the Ryder Mobile Homes Park founded by Ralph Ryder in New Haven, Connecticut in 1930.

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