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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Quick, Ray
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Quick, Glorene
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Dates:
1947
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs that document Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing employee Ray Quick's travels to the Philippines and Guam to explore the power potential of the islands.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Van Tassell, A.R.
Jackson, Paul
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Dates:
1900-1956.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1015
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
Páez, Ramón
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900
Dates:
1862-1900
Size:
5 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.paezramo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4, 1862, discuss an unnamed artist's sketch for an engraving which Paez has sent to Church for correction. Two letters, Sept. 11 and Oct. 12, 1866, discuss Church's progress on a Paez commission to paint Cotopaxi volcano. In the fifth letter, Dec. 3, 1877, Church asks Paez to do a sketch for him and encloses a check.

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Creators:
Salsman, John G.
Dates:
circa 1927-1930
Size:
111 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Map
2 Prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-73
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Philippine peoples and aerial views of the islands that were made or collected by John Salsman while stationed in the Philippines. They include depictions of Bagobo, Moro, Negrito, Subanun, and Kalinga people, as well as aerial views of Manila, Zamboanga, Jolo, Mayon and Taal Volcanos, hills and terraces. Most of the prints ...

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Creators:
Worthley, Jean Reese
Dates:
undated
Size:
35 Postcards (35 photographic postcards (most tinted))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographic postcards documenting the city of Manila, including government buildings, plaza and street scenes, rivers, parks, churches, a racetrack, and the harbor. There are also images of Filipino peoples and villages and Mavon Volcano. All but one of the postcards are tinted and published by Photo Supply Co.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1978-2003
Size:
7.69 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of special exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People," "Eyes on Science: Illustrating Natural History," "Spiders!," "Seeds of Change," "Margaret Mee: Return to the Amazon," "Galapagos: A Living Laboratory," "Making of the Natural ...

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Creators:
Romano Pacheco, Arturo
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
6 Color slides
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of a skull from Cerro de Tlapacoya, taken from various angles.

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Creators:
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 21.5 x 28 cm., mounted 41 x 51 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print, circa 1860s. Panoramic view by Felix Beato of Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) and surrounding mountains at Hakone, Japan.

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Creators:
Kubler, George A., 1876-1943.
Dates:
[18--]
Size:
66,000 Items (39 vertical file drawers)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.XXXX-0020
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists ofapproximately 66,000, high quality engravings collected by Kubler from European and American books and periodicals dating almost exclusively from the 19th century.Portraits and city views document the social history and material culture of the period. Specific topics covered include archery, boxing, funerals, irrigation, milk, peddlers, riots, stenography, volcanos, and wrecks, among others. Among the publications from which illustrations were removed are Harper's weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Puck, Illustrated London News, and King's New York City Views. Dates Kubler noted on the individual items are the dates on which the illustrations appeared in the publication from which they were extracted, not the date of the events or subjects being documented. Each print is mounted on tissue. Folders marked by a red circle indicate extremely rare prints.

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Creators:
Hall, Marshall
Dates:
circa 1925
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; 1600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in Hong Kong (harbor, atop Victoria Peak); Shanghai; Fiji (daily life; hair plastered with lime; outdoor barbershop, Suva; market); Malaysia (snake temple near Penang; Kampong; mosque; temples; local people; boy with snake; fire walking; gold mine at Raub, Pahang); Siam (Thailand) (temple; cemetery; Sakais peoples; using Salais blow pi...

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