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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Costume
Dates:
1928-1989
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
23 Film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0801
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films, videos, tape recordings, and slides on fashion and clothing.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Applebaugh, William K.
Dates:
1857-1926
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0638
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.

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Patterson, Verna G. (Mrs. Curtis B.)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1901-1917
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 16 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0106
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes several turn of the century favorites, predominantly consisting of Buster Brown comics but containing other examples as well.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1878-1879.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0131
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This Prescription Scrapbook form New York City contains drug prescription receipts, Sept. 27, 1878-Feb. 18, 1879. The receipts are chronologically organized, starting with 46,089 to 48,850. The William B. Parkin & Co. is particularly well represented, along with many other companies and individual physicians.

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Providence and Worcester Railroad Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1851-1899
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0154
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This log book of the Providence, Rhode Island repair shop records the annual summaries of repair costs by various divisions of the Railroad for 1851-1854, as submitted by John B. Winslow, Master Mechanic. It also includes entries recording miscellaneous repairs (mostly minor) and overhauls to locomotives for 1880-1899.

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1850-1880.
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0171
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes lists of rail accidents, production and distribution of locomotives, and engine repair costs; reports on locomotive power, cost and performance, and purchases of locomotives and cars; and correspondence relating to these and other matters, all 1850-1880. Most correspondence is to Garrett from railroad supervisory staff. Includes a history ...

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Geer, C. Willard, 1902-1975 (physicist)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
1944-1962
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two notebooks (scrapbooks) of clippings, correspondence, original United States patents, briefs on hearings of patent interference suits, drawings of color television tubes, photographs of Geer and his model of the receiving tube, licensing agreement proposal on the sale of patent rights to the (Bob) Hope Enterprises, and biographical information.

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Whitney, George Eli, 1862-1963 (engineer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1898-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence includes handwritten letters to John H. Bacon from Whitney. Bacon apparently undertook the task of collecting documentation of Whitney's career in the 1950s. Another 30 letters involve former associates of Whitney's, particularly Nathaniel Henry Cooledge (known as "Oliver") who was associated with Whitney as his trusted foreman and...

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Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1936-1945
Size:
2 Cubic feet
15 Motion picture films (black and white, sound)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0308
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.

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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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