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Creators:
Brooklyn Edison Company
Hall, Gretchen T.
Dates:
1936
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1237
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, a guidebook titled Edison Wonder House, and photographs documenting the Edison Wonder House, a demonstration home created by the Brooklyn Edison Company in 1936 to showcase the wonders of electricity.

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Creators:
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861
Dates:
circa 1852-1855
Size:
1 Daguerreotypes (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.405
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Daguerreotype of Dr. Peter Wilson (Cayuga) given to Philip Evan Thomas.

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Dates:
1875 August
Size:
1 Item (disbound volume of 21 drawings (23 leaves, graphite and colored pencil, 21 x 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS39A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Artist's sketchbook, now disbound, containing scenes of daily life, dances, hunting and a picture of birds. Individual leaves numbered 1 through 23. Cover of the drawing book inscribed in pencil "Drawn by Making Medicine, Cheyenne Prisoner, St. Augustine, Fla. Aug. 1875." Inscriptions on individual leaves by same hand, probably Lt. Richard Pratt.

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Creators:
Seitz, William Chapin
Dates:
circa 1930-1995
Size:
32.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.seitwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of educator, painter, and art historian William Chapin Seitz measure 32.5 linear feet and date from circa 1930-1995. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, notebooks, subject and people files, thesis research files, interviews and lecture recordings, teaching files, personal business records, scattered printed materials, photographs, and artwork. The bulk of the papers focus on Seitz's research and teaching career.

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Creators:
Kopta, Emry
Dates:
1907-1924
Size:
413 Photographic prints (black and white)
103 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.036
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Emry collection contains images of Hopi ceremonies, including the Soyaluna Ceremony, the Niman Ceremony, Katsina dances, the Snake Dance, the Butterfly Dance and the Buffalo Dance.

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Creators:
Luck, Robert H., 1921-1993
Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, Ohio)
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1967
Size:
4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.luckrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; exhibition materials; photographs; sketches; Christmas cards; biographical information; writings; and an audio cassette.

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Creators:
Johnson, Robert E., 1903-
Dates:
1939-1958
Size:
4.95 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (4 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Johnson's profession papers during his tenure as Chief Field Engineer at Wright Aeronautical. It consists of correspondence relating to flight and engine testing, engine production, and civil aviation.

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Creators:
Leon, Lawrence, 1889-1965
Dates:
1916-1923
bulk 1919-1923
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0293
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of clippings relating to Lawrence's early years, particularly his activities in South America between 1919 and 1923. Most of the clipping are from South American newspapers and are in Spanish and Portuguese. That material in the Biographical Files consists of larger format newspaper articles and copies of several letters of ...

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Creators:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1931-1940
Size:
0.01 Cubic Feet ((1 microfilm box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one reel of 35 mm microfilm of a book, entitled, "Airplane Billing," which belonged to Louis Kessler of the Curtiss Wright Corporation, Curtiss Aeroplane Division, Buffalo, New York. The information includes invoice data for Curtiss aircraft sold from January 1, 1931, until December 31, 1940, and includes the following t...

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Creators:
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.
Dates:
bulk 1933
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1933, Wiley Post became the first man to fly solo around the world, making the trip in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. Lieutenant J. F. Gillon "voluntarily assisted many of the prominent fliers in plotting their courses." After his successful flight, Post returned the map section to Gillon the as a memento.

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