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Creators:
Lifwynn Foundation
Dates:
1938 - 1954
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0020
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Included are file memoranda on meetings and correspondence, sent and received, 1938-1954, between the Lifwynn Foundation for Laboratory Research in Analytic and Social Psychiatry Incorporated, and in particular, Hans Syz, M.D., Secretary, and various doctors, psychologists, other professionals in the subject field, and various U.S. Military Departm...

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Creators:
Wells, Ellen B.
Dates:
1874-2009
Size:
18 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0396
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of cookbooks, but many would accurately be described as pamphlets. Also included are some labels from products that contain recipes. The cookbooks were produced by manufacturers of the ingredients of foods; by beverage producers; by the manufacturers of appliances for which certain recipes or ways of cooking were particularly appropriate; by trade associations; and by electric and power companies who produced cookbooks for their customers.

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Creators:
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 May 9
Size:
125 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.antona75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Stephen Antonakos conducted 1975 May 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Brooks, Cuyler W.
Dates:
1934-1962
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1059
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the engineering career of Cuyler W. Brooks, who worked on projects including dams, mills, and water and power plants, many of them overseas and particularly in South America. The papers include project files, proposals, drawings, specifications, contracts, correspondence, and articles.

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Creators:
General Motors Corporation
Dates:
1990-2005
bulk 1993-1999
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 2 oversize folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0912
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the design, testing, production and promotion of the first zero-emission electric car produced by a major car company, the General Motors EV1. The materials include photographs, promotional booklets and marketing, press coverage, and publications, as well as design details and specifications, describing the process by which this ambitious and controversial vehicle was produced and released to the public in the mid- to late 1990s. This collection would be of interest to researchers in the areas of innovative design, automobile marketing, environmental initiatives, and the automotive industry.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Niagara Falls Power Company
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Dates:
1899 - 1919
Size:
7 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0949
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of bound photograph albums and loose photographs documenting the construction of the Adams Power Station (hydroelectric plant) and allied structures of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1899-1919.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Environmental Management and Safety
Dates:
FY 1979-FY 1991 and undated
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the identification, sampling, clean up, removal, and replacement of electrical transformers and lighting ballasts containing Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's), throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, sampling logs, test analyses, certificates of di...

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Creators:
Du Mont, Allen B. (Allen Balcom), 1901-1965
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1884-1965
Size:
46 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

While the collection is focused rather specifically on the development of television in America, including technical details, legal proceedings, marketing and advertisement, and manufacturing, it is also a rich source for the history of American advertising, work cultures, sales, and entertainment. There is also information about radio, mostly in p...

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Dates:
1927
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0937
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On May 21, 1927, Charles Augustus Lindbergh completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in history. Following his historic flight, Lindbergh embarked on a good will tour of various cities in the United States and abroad. This collection consists of a Pacific Electric Railway advertisement for an appearance by Charles Augustus Lindbergh in Los Angeles on September 20, 1927.

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Creators:
United Telegraph Workers.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Dates:
circa 1820-1995
Size:
452 Cubic feet (871 boxes and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.

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