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Creators:
Stanley Home Products
Beveridge, Frank Stanley
Perkins, Homer
O'Brien, Catherine L.
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Dates:
1896 - 1999
Size:
18 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0788
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development of the Stanley Home Products Company, Incorporated its activities and those of its employees. The materials include photographs and photograph albums, speeches and presentations, catalogs and other printed material, inspirational and motivational materials, annual reports, film and audio recordings.

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Creators:
James Knights Co.
Dates:
1951-1981
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (1 box)
1 Film reel
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0847
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents proposed legislation regulating the import and export of watch components. Also included is a film entitled "Crystals for the Critical".

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Creators:
Stavenitz, Alexander Raoul, 1901-1960
Dates:
[1931]
Size:
6 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 7 x 10 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
AAA.stavalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Snapshots depicting the Stavenitz's year in Asnieres, France. Photos depict: Stavenitz in front of a fruit and vegetable stand; Stavenitz leaning over a balcony; Burrage with her cousin at the market; Burrage and Stavenitz along the Seine; Burrage and Stavenitz seated at the dining room table; and Burrage and Stavenitz with their cat. Photographer ...

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Hughes, Daisy Marguerite, 1882 or 3-1968
Dates:
1928-ca. 1968
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hughdais
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eight sketchbooks containing pencil drawings from France and Massachusetts; a French art magazine supplement (1928); and an exhibition catalog in French (1928).

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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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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company.
Dates:
1917-1968
bulk 1925-1954
Size:
3.2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0996
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company started in 1903 by John F. Lorimer. The company produced diesel engines for a variety of machines, including marine vessels, locomotives, and farm equipment. The collection includes background and historical information on the company, instruction manuals, marketing literature, corporate records, and drawings and photographs.

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California Shop.
Kemp, Helen Misch, 1894-1948 (store owner/manager)
Kemp, Barbara
Dates:
1938-1942
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0572
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of a bound volume used as both a log of visitors to the shop and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, ephemera, magazine articles, announcements, and invitations to fashion shows. The first few pages of the volume are the guest book. The remaining pages were used as the scrapbook and is in reverse chronological order. Th...

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Creators:
Beveridge, Frank Stanley
Encyclopedia Britannica
O'Brien, Catherine L.
Squires, Daniel T.
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Dates:
1936-2006.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0927
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Norman Squires's career as a salesperson for the Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company of America, Stanley Home Products, and Encyclopedia Britannica. Norman Squires conceptualized and implemented the party plan method of direct selling.

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Creators:
Murphy, W.B.
Norris, Alice
Norris, E. E.
Prior, Joseph
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Dates:
1904-2015
bulk 1904-1989
Size:
12 Cubic feet (25 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0367
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is the result of a year-long study of Campbell's "Red and White" Soups advertising and marketing, supported in part by a grant from the Campbell Soup Company. Thirty-one oral history interviews were conducted by Dr. Barbara Griffith for the project, and a variety of related materials were gathered by the Center for Advertising History staff. The objective of the project was to create a collection that provides documentation, in print and media, of the history and development of advertising for Campbell's Red and White Soups in the decades following World War II.

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Dates:
1987
Size:
2 videotapes (Reference copies). 11 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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