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Creators:
Slaughter, Lenora, 1906-2001
Dates:
1935-1967
Size:
6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1227
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of Lenora Slaughter's personal papers dating from 1935-2001. Materials primarily document her reign as director of the pageant, post-retirement activities, and other beauty pageants.

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Creators:
Pullman Palace Car Co.
Pullman-Standard
Dates:
circa 1882-1955
Size:
128.5 Cubic feet (147 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1175
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of approximately 13,500 images (original photographs, copy prints, and film and glass plate negatives) for freight, passenger, private, and street and rapid transit cars manufactured by the Pullman Palace Car Company. The collection contains primarily early railroad Americana, including interior and exterior views of private and business cars as well as passenger and street cars. The collection is an important part of the historical record of the railroad car-building industry as well as the history of architecture and interior design.

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Creators:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009
Dates:
1929-1971
bulk 1952-1969
Size:
7.63 Cubic feet (7 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection consists of materials created by and collected by Richard Wheatland II during the period when he served as a Vice President of New York Airways (1953-1968), a helicopter airline operating in the New York City metropolitan area from 1952-1977.

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Creators:
Automatic Button Company.
American Pearl Button Company.
Claus Schmarje Button Company.
Barry Manufacturing Company.
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Dates:
1898 - 1993
Size:
13 Cubic feet (55 boxes, 4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.

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Creators:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.
Dates:
1817-1851
1869-2006
Size:
270 Cubic feet (1463 boxes, 33 map-folders, 7 films)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0059
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of records documenting one of the oldest advertising agencies created in Philadelphia. The company then moves to New York and expanses to international markets. During its history NW Ayer & Sons acquires a number of other advertising agencies and is eventually purchased. The largest portion of the collection is print advertisements but also includes radio and television. NW Ayer is known for some of the slogans created for major American companies.

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
circa 1969-1990
Size:
1 Watercolor (framed)
3 Prints (black and white, 1 framed, 2 matted)
1 Portfolio
28 Posters
7 Documents ((brochures))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Robbins Center Collection includes posters advertizing the Museum of African Art (now the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution) and its exhibits, exhibit brochures, a watercolor painting and photographs by Eliot Elisofon, and museum signage.

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Dates:
1920s
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (One slim document box and one 36 by 49 inch folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the material documenting Jules and Frank VanDersarl's aircraft and aviation activities.

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Dates:
1916-1981
bulk 1940-1970
Size:
1.7 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-086
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984, interviewee
Dates:
1980-1982
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 6 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9526
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:
Cochran, Doris M., (Doris Mabel), 1898-1968
Dates:
circa 1891-1968
Size:
6.94 cu. ft. (12 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Doris Mable Cochran include manuscripts, notes and data on herpetology; material concerning specimens received by the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians; photographs of reptiles and amphibians; personal material including clippings, photographs and material related to her education and Smithsonian career; personal correspondence...

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