Disaster Preparedness Records
This accession consists of the records of Priscilla A. Terry, Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, documenting disaster preparedness for Smithsonian museums, offices, and facilities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; disaster preparedness response plans and procedures; training and staff orientation meeting information; and emergency organizational flow charts.
LZ 129 Hindenburg Disaster Letter
This collection consists of one letter, dated May 7, 1937, from Roger Laws to his wife Mildred Laws describing his experience guarding the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg crash site at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. The collection also contains a photograph of Roger Laws, in uniform, and a photograph of Mildred Laws, both taken in the 1930s and both measuring 4 by 6 inches.
Joseph J. Hittinger Letters
Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous …
This accession consists of records documenting the Haiti Cultural Recovery Project that works to rescue, recover, safeguard and help restore Haitian artwork, artifacts, documents, media and architectural features damaged and endangered by the January 12, 2010, earthquake and its aftermath. The project was established by Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art …
MS 7358 Personal identification in mass disasters
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
United States. Department of the Army Office of the Chief of Support Services
The tapes are of a seminar organized by the Smithsonian and the the Office of the Chief of Support Services of the United States Army. The seminar was held on December 9-11, 1968. The tapes include only the part of the session of December 11 in which T. Dale Stewart and J. Lawrence …
This accession consists of "preview pages" for 9 mobile applications maintained by the Smithsonian Institution and made available for download via iTunes, Google Play, or a third-party developer's website. The pages include information about the applications, technical requirements, and customer reviews. The applications include supplements to exhibitions, educational programming, and interactive …
Charles J. Burggraf Johnstown Flood Collection
Burggraf, Charles J., 1862-1928
Documents, photographs, scrapbooks and photograph albums, relating to Charles J. Burggraf, a photographer active in Johnstown, Pennsylvania at the time of the 1889 flood. Some documents, such as a will, deeds, a baptismal certificate, and similar things, predate the flood. Many of the photographs are studio portraits taken by Burggraf. A …
William C. Hampton Collection
This collection consists of materials related to William Hampton's military career in Taiwan and Antarctica. From his time in Taiwan, there are eighteen black and white photographs related to disaster response operations with an attached letter, a roll of 8mm motion picture film labeled, "President Eisenhower, Cedar Rapids, Taiwan," the letter …
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Bennett Pottery Company Records
Edwin Bennett Pottery Company
Early Bennett family histories, Edwin Bennett's autobiography, correspondence, 1914-1981, Bennett Pottery Company records, photographs, notebooks of clay and glaze formulae and other miscellaneous items, 1844-1981.