Query: Motorcycles
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motorcycles
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1913-1926
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Motorcycles
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Motorcycles forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Austrian Motorcycle Expedition Through Africa, Capetown to Cairo film
Creators:
Bohmer, Josef
Dates:
1935-1936
Size:
1 Film reel (37 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1365 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1979.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of a motorcycle expedition by six Austrians who traversed Africa from October 1935 to March 1936. Footage documents the rigors of overland travel on motorcycle as well as encounters with three tribal groups: Zulus in South Africa, Kikuyu in Kenya, and Latukas in the Sudan. Film includes ceremonial dance at …

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Glenn Curtiss Early Aviation Photography Collection
Dates:
bulk 1904-1920
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (4 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0682
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Glenn Hammond Curtiss (1878-1930) is best known as an aviation pioneer and inventor and founder of the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co. This collection consists of fifty-four images, predominantly photographs printed as postcards. The postcard images feature subjects relating to Glenn Curtiss and his aviation career.

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Stock Certificate for Société des Moteurs Gnome et Rhone
Creators:
Société des Moteurs Gnome et Rhone
Dates:
bulk 1941
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0892
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a stock certificate, No. 71,050, for 300 francs of the Société des Moteurs Gnome et Rhone, dated May 15, 1941. Attached are 24 coupons.

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Robert Bagby Stereographs and Lantern Slides
Creators:
Bagby, Robert, d. 1972
Dates:
1919 - 1970
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1185
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Robert Bagby was a professional photographer and professor of photography at Rochester Institute of Technology. These slides depict the photographer himself, models, monuments in the Washington, DC area, and countryside scenes.

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 1: Transportation
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1800-1980
Size:
32 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 1: Transportation contains circa 3,900 pieces of sheet music documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards transportation technology in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Edouard and Charles Nieuport Image Collection
Creators:
Nieuport, Edouard, 1875-1911
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0056
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one CD containing sixty-nine high-resolution image scans produced by Chrome Photographic Services. These images were scanned from the collection of Gérard Pommier and the images relate to the aviation careers of Edouard and Charles Nieuport. This collection also contains one cd of 356 low-resolution image scans and …

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Mike Augspurger Innovative Lives Presentation and Oral History
Creators:
Augspurger, Mike
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Cater, Anita
Dates:
1998
2001
2000
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0689
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mike Augspurger was born in 1956 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Working with steel land titanium, he invented an all terrain rear wheel drive handcycle. Collection contains approximately eight hours of video footage documenting Augspurger discussing his life and work and a promotional video titled One-Off Handcycle.

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Roland Rohlfs Scrapbook
Creators:
Rohlfs, Roland
Dates:
1914-1973
bulk 1919-1931
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0278
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A scrapbook and photographs documenting Roland Rohlf's aviaiton career.

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Kryptonite Lock Company Records
Creators:
Zane, Michael Stuart, III
Kryptonite Lock Company (Canton, Massachusetts)
Zane, Elizabeth
Dates:
1972 - 2003
Size:
5.6 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0840
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Massachusetts entrepreneur Michael Zane purchased a bicycle lock design and its trade name, 'Kryptonite lock," in 1972. Working with members of his family, Zane developed the Kryptonite Corporation. The records consist of audio-visual materials, correspondence, design drawings, photographs, testing records, patent information, sales reports, product information, advertisements, clippings, periodicals, legal documents, and research files.

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