N. Joseph Woodland Papers
The collection documents the career of N. Joseph Woodland, who, along with Bernard Silver, invented and developed the bar code.
White, Edmunds, and Fallen Family Papers
Collection documents the personal and working lives of tenant farmer Julius Lee White, who worked on a tobacco farm in Ringgold, Virginia, and those of his extended family.
InBae Yoon Papers
InBae Yoon was a Korean American inventor. He specialized in OB-GYN surgery, and his inventions aided in the safety of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The papers include personal documents, corporate agreements and licenses, technical drawings, patent applications, correspondence, project proposals, and methods and procedures.
The bulk of these records document periodic "gallery checks" of the collections in each gallery space. The objects were examined in situ for evidence of deterioration, damage, or need for cleaning. Each worksheet records the condition of one object. There may be several checks over time recorded on one sheet …
Marlboro Oral History and Documentation Project
The Marlboro Oral History and Documentation Project is the result of a two-year effort supported in part by a gift from Philip Morris, Inc. Sixty oral history interviews and a variety of television commercials, print advertising, promotional materials, packaging, and industry publications were gathered to document Marlboro cigarette advertising. The …
Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection
Collection consists of 378 posters documenting the social, cultural, and educational issues for Puerto Rico of Puerto Rico for nearly fifty years.
Robert W. Kearns Papers
Kearns, Robert W.
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.
Hubbard Harpsichord Records
The collection documents approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.
Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915
Sandford Greeting Card Company
Collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company and include the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family.
This accession consists of task force reports created as part of strategic planning at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) during the tenure of Spencer R. Crew. The strategic planning process involved the creation of task forces that were charged with examining a variety of areas at NMAH : 20th century …