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Creators:
Paige, Susie (bookseller)
Dates:
1900-1984
bulk 1960-1984
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0263
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection primarily consists of greeting cards and postcards but also includes political literature and a high school diploma relating to African Americans and their history and culture in American society.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Jackson, Milt
Madewell, Steven
Dates:
2010-10-02
Size:
2 electronic discs (dvd)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1241
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents inventor Milt Jackson who discusses his "re-invention" of the test tube. Jackson's test tube has a flat side that enables it to rest horizontally without a rack, and a bent end. Milt Jackson is the founder of the company Norwood-Cortez which provides computer systems design services.

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Creators:
Orr, Craig
Dates:
1929-1933
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0732
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three photographic prints of unidentified African American women and children. It is unclear if the people in the images are related or know the individuals in the other photographs. The dates and captions of the photographs are written on the print surfaces with no known photographer. The earliest photograph is of a boy and...

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Creators:
Anderson, Harold M.
Dates:
1948-1952
Size:
1 Item (1 reel.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1197
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black Wall Street was a vibrant African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Filmed between 1948 and 1952 Reverend Harold M. Anderson's Black Wall Street Film documents many of the neighborhood's businesses including barber shops, bakers, taxi companies, jewelers, and other stores. Reverand Andserson also captured its citizens in church, at school, participating in parades, and walking around the area. The film includes footage Richard and Pat Nixon as they campaigned in Black Wall Street, the first vice-presidential candidate to visit the African American neighborhood.

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Creators:
Jones, Frederick D., 1913-1996
Williams, Arlene E.
Dates:
1988 Nov. 8-10
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
80 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jones88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Frederick D. Jones conducted 1988 Nov. 8-10, by Arlene E. Williams, for the Archives of American Art African-American Artists in Chicago oral history project (1988-1989).

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Creators:
McBride, William, 1912-2000
Adams, Carol
Dates:
1988 Oct. 30-31
Size:
149 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mcbrid88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William McBride conducted 1988 Oct. 30-31, by Carol Adams, for the Archives of American Art African-American artists in Chicago oral history project (1988-1989).

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Bunch, Lonnie G.
United States. Department of Agriculture
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Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
1 Cubic foot
18 Videocassettes (VHS)
15 Cassette tapes
38 Videocassettes (Video 8)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0614
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An oral history project that grew out of the exhibit "Go Forth and Serve" which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bath, Patricia, Dr., 1949-
Dates:
February 17, 2000 and March 1, 2000.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0753
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Patricia Bath was born in 1949 in New York. She conceived of the Laserphaco Probe in 1981 and patented it in 1988 (US Patent # 4,744,360 for an "Apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses"). The collection contains original and reference video footage of Dr. Bath's Innovative Lives Presentation documenting her work in the field of ophthalmology and her work creating and patenting the LaserPhaco Probe, an instrument to remove cataracts. Also included is an interview with Dr. Bath at her home in Los Angeles and an interview with her daughter, Eraka Bath and supplemental documentation assembled by Dr. Bath. The documentation includes photocopies of articles, patents, biographical sketch material, and selected publications and references to related to lasers and surgery of Dr. Bath

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Fournet, Fred G.
Hallmark.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Fournet Drugstore.
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Dates:
1950-1977, undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0346
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.

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Creators:
Rutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies
Dates:
1971-1986.
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0328
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of twenty-five (25) 7-inch reel-to-reel audiotapes of nine (9) radio interviews documenting the career of Duke Ellington as composer and musician.

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