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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Dates:
2005-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites and one blog maintained by the Smithsonian American Art Museum as they existed on February 25, 2013. The Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery website features general information for visitors and educational resources as well as collections, research, conservation, program, and donation i...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 13-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the informational website for the Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition, "The Art of Video Games." The website, crawled on July 21, 2011, was launched well ahead of the physical exhibition which was on view from March 16 through September 30, 2012. In the spring of 2011, the public was asked to vote for vid...

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Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Dates:
1943 - 2015
Size:
16 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0854
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ralph H. Baer was a German-born ordnance specialist, inventor, and engineer. He was a pioneer of early videogame technology. The papers include autobiographical materials; firearms notes, manuscripts, and photographs; and videogame and television engineering notes, diagrams, schematics, and video documentation.

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Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Harrison, William
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
August 15, 2009
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1179
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In a moderated conversation about his life and work, Baer reenacts, with his partner William Harrison, the first time he played "Oddyssey", the first home video game for the consumer market, which he invented, and answers questions from the audience.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Swanson, Jackie
Swanson, Janese
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes,)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0642
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Janese Swanson developed video game software, a website, and an array of toys and gadgets aimed at making technology more accessible to girls. The collection contains approximately six hours of original and reference video footage of Swanson's Innovative Lives Presentation, in which she discussed her background and demonstrated her inventions with her daughter, Jackie. The material also includes a brief interview.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1982-1988
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videocassettes of training and educational programs. Programs in this accession include "Beyond the Ocean, Beneath the Leaf;" "Of Myths and Men: The American Presidency;" "Museum Careers;" "Museum Bracketmaker;" "Lights Beneath the Sea;" "Children in the Museum;" and "Docents on Tour." Also included are supplemental ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Information Technology Office
Dates:
2004-2009
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document activities related to revisions and additions to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's (SAAM) website, as well other web projects, exhibition related content, podcasts, blogs, the Siguide Project, and alternate reality games. People documented in the collection include Michael Edson, Chief ...

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Dates:
1987
Size:
files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Mosconi, William
Mosconi, Willie, 1913-1993
Mosconi, Gloria
Dates:
1924 - 2000
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0744
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the life and career of the 15-time world champion billiard player. Includes photographs, business papers, letters, videos of Mosconi in action, printed material, and signed affidavits attesting to his record-setting plays.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Science Education Center
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Science Education Center's profile on the PBS LearningMedia website as it existed on July 10, 2017. The profile includes information about online educational games and videos offered by the Center. Materials are in electronic format.

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