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Creators:
Brennan, J. F.
Dates:
ca. 1900
Size:
1 Item (ca. 10 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. ca. 10 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7468
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Railway Express Agency.
Karl, Roger F. R.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Dates:
1898 - 1969
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0260
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mainly forms, manuals, federal regulations, accounting instructions, and personnel materials. Included are labor agreements, an employee handbook, and information on the employees' sick benefit association. Other materials include drawings of property owned; and photographs, engineering drawings, technical publications relating to railroad passenge...

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Creators:
Cidey, Guy
Breslar, Jon, 1949-2005
Dates:
1870-1984
bulk 1971-1982
Size:
7.2 Linear feet (16 boxes, 21 cassette tapes, 12 audio reels, 1 map drawer )
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These papers document Jon Breslar's fieldwork on Mayotte, Comoro Islands for his dissertation as well as his work developing a new housing policy for Mayotte. The collection contains his professional correspondence, field notes, research notes, his writings, writings by others, newspaper clippings, teaching materials for his Shimaore language course, photographs, maps, plant specimens, and sound recordings.

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S. Sidney Pike Skywriting Corporation of America
Pike, S. Sidney
Dates:
1923-1964
bulk 1930-1940
Size:
5.5 Linear feet (4 flat boxes, 1 document box, 1 slim document box)
9 film reels (5 16mm films - runtime 41:59 4 35mm films - runtime 27:04)
4 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Skywriting, defined as the process of writing a name or message with smoke from an aircraft against a blue sky, began in England after World War I, the brainchild of Major John C. Savage, Royal Air Force (RAF). His first successful demonstration was at the Derby at Epsom Downs, in May 1922, when Captain Cyril Turner wrote "Daily Mail" above the track. In October of that year, Turner travelled to the United States and wrote "Hello U.S.A." above New York City. Allan J. Cameron, along with Leroy Van Patten established the Skywriting Corporation of America at Curtiss Field, an American branch of Savage's original company. They acquired the patents for mixing the writing gas in the United States and as a result controlled the market for years. In 1923, using the Skywriting Corporation, the American Tobacco Company launched the first skywriting advertising campaign for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Pepsi-Cola Corporation became one of the longest-running contractors of skywriting; in the late 1930s and mid 1940s, it contracted or owned a total of 14 aircraft. In 1940 alone, Pepsi contracted for 2,225 writings over 48 states, Mexico, Canada, South America and Cuba.

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Creators:
Premselaar, S. Joel, 1920-
Dates:
bulk Circa early 1946
1958-1962
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two groups of material from United States Navy pilot S. Joel Premselaar (b. 1920); the first group contains predominantly aerial and ground photographs of Ground Zero at Hiroshima, Japan, taken by Premselaar in early 1946; the second group consists primarily of one VHS videotape reproducing films from 1958-1962 documenting Project Pilot (NOTSNIK, NOTS-EV-1), Project Caleb (NOTS-EV-2), and Satellite Interceptor Project (SIP) rockets.

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Hillers, John K., 1843-1925
Dates:
1870s-1880s
bulk 1879-1879
Size:
40 mounted prints (circa, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.143
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection primarily consists of photographs made by John K. Hillers for the Bureau of American Ethnology documenting pueblos, cliff and rock dwellings, and people in Arizona and New Mexico. The photographs depict Navajo, Zuni, Taos, Oraibi, Walpi, Tesuque, Sichomovi, Cochiti, Mishongnavi, and Shipaulovi Pueblo tribes. There are also pictures...

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Creators:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972
Dates:
1914
Size:
46 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting American Indians (chiefly Cree and Chipewyan) in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Mackenzie, Canada, taken by Francis Harper on an expedition of the Geological Survey of Canada to Great Slave Lake in May-September 1914. Includes images of Cree, Ojibwa, Chipewyan, Salteaux, and Slavey Indians, as well as images of their boats, encamp...

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Creators:
Hoebel, E. Adamson (Edward Adamson), 1906-1993
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
33 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-9
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Edward Adamson Hoebel during a 1933 Laboratory of Anthropology field school session led by Ralph Linton. They consist of images of Comanche Indians, including a Comanche brush dance at Walters, Oklahoma, and images of Shoshoni Indians during a sun dance at Fort Hall, Idaho, in 1934.

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Creators:
Willis, Elizabeth Bayley (collector and photographer)
Dates:
circa 1950-1965
Size:
33 color slides
1 color postcard
53 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting indigenous peoples, antiquities, implements, textile types, and scenery in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and other areas of northeastern India. Represented photographers include Elizabeth Bayley Willis, Verrier Elwin, Panna Pal, R. Pyngrope, and other photographers.

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Creators:
Starr, Frederick, 1859-1933
Dates:
circa 1890-1902
Size:
60 mounted prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.123
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Front and profile studio portraits of Mexican Indians, representing Aztec, Chinantec, Chocho, Chol, Chontal, Cuicatec, Huastec, Huave, Maya, Mazatec, Mixe, Mixtec, Otomi, Tarascan, Tepehua, Tlaxcalan, Totonac, Trique, Tzental, Tzotzil, Zapotec, Zapotec Tehuartepec, and Zoque tribes. The photographs were made by William L. Koehne of Chicago for publ...

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