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Blocki, Jim
Cook, Fielder
Durante, Al
Green, Chester
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Dates:
1947-1992
Size:
4.3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0464
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Oral history interviews with fourteen former Kraft and J. Walter Thompson executives chart the evolution of Kraft's approach to television, from its pioneering efforts in the medium's infancy to the search to maintain identity in an increasingly competitive and fragmented media landscape. Casting, directing, and production of the live dramas and the commercials are discussed at length. Kraft's philosophy of advertising, its relationship with J. Walter Thompson advertising agency and NBC, and consumer outreach are also featured.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Dates:
circa 1985-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Fitzroy Thomas. Materials include Duke Ellington Collection budget information; Thomas' correspondence and memoranda; meeting minutes; information documenting the Duke Ellington Collection program; Oral History Project information; articles on Ellington and those associated with him; and photographs.

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Creators:
Bennett, Charles F., Jr., 1926- interviewee.
Dates:
1975
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9563
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee
Dates:
1986, 1989-1990
Size:
4 audiotapes (reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9579
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Smythe, Nicholas D. interviewee
Dates:
1990
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9585
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Judd, Michael
MacCready, Paul, 1925-
Dates:
November 8, 2002
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0842
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes nine (9) original Beta Cam SP videos documenting interviews with Paul MacCready, the father of human powered flight. MacCready invented the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross.

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Porter, John C.
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Navarre, Jack B., 1925- (merchant seaman)
Dates:
1943-1946
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0405
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Jack B. Navarre's service in the Merchant Marine's and Navy between 1943 and 1946.

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Creators:
Darby, S. Newman, 1928-2016 ((inventor))
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
April 9, 1999
Size:
18 Videocassettes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0838
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Presentation by Newman Darby discussing windsurfing and his invention and development of the sailboard. Materials include original, master and reference videotapes and photographs.

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Creators:
Reichstetter, Daniella
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Edwards, Tricia
Dates:
2011 June 4
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1254
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An interview with inventor Daniella Reichstetter, who discusses her "gyrowheel" invention, which replaces the front wheel of a child's bike and rights the bike whenever it starts to tip. Reichstetter founded Gyrobike in 2007. The technology behind the gyrobike was developed at Dartmouth College and is protected under U.S. Patents 7,314,225 and 7,59...

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Creators:
Cater, Anita
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Ganson, Arthur, 1955-
Dates:
October 4, 2002.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0830
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of original, master, and reference videos documenting interviews with Arthur Ganson, kinetic sculptor and inventor.

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