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Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Sept. 22
Size:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.messer70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas M. Messer conducted 1970 Sept. 22, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Messer speaks of his childhood in Czechoslovakia; his early interest in art and music; coming to the United States; his education at Boston University; directing a museum, in Roswell, N.M., for three years; going to the American Federation ...

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Creators:
Bolomey, Roger, 1918-
Selvig, Forrest
Dates:
1968 September 28
Size:
50 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bolome68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Roger Henry Bolomey conducted 1968 September 28, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art. Bolomey speaks of the development of his interest in art; studying in Florence; coming to California and studying at the California College of Arts and Crafts; the development of his style; his work with polyurethane; his interest i...

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Creators:
Yaw, Nancy
O'Korn, Jean
Dates:
1981 June 8
Size:
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.yaw81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nancy Yaw conducted 1981 June 8, by Jean O'Korn, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Arient, James, 1946-
Arient, Beth, 1946-
Blum, Betty
Dates:
1988 April 27-29
Size:
213 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.arient88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James and Beth Arient conducted 1988 April 27-29, by Betty Blum, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Windecker, Leo J., 1921-
Dates:
1917-1966
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0176
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains research data from Windecker's experiments with composites. The material includes market evaluations of the light aircraft manufacturing industry, and reports from the 1940s concerning the use of wood in aircraft production. The collection also includes correspondence between Dr. Windecker and Dow as well as project records...

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Creators:
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
Dates:
[ca. 1931-1941]
Size:
ca.11,000 items (on 11 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.leagof
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily correspondence; also business records, and printed matter containing information on marketing, sales, funding, membership, Craftsmen's Fairs, classes of craft instruction, and Works Project Administration and the Emergency Relief Administration.

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Creators:
Hoffman, Rhona, 1934-
Silverman, Lanny
Dates:
2015 June 18-22
Size:
3 Items (sound files (2 hrs., 50 min.), digital, wav)
112 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hoffmar15
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Rhona Hoffman, conducted 2015 June 18-22, by Lanny Silverman, for the Archives of American Art's Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project, at Hoffman's home in Chicago, Illinois.

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Creators:
Bagnall, James
Orensberg, Arthur
NATCO, Inc. (National Company, Inc.)
Mainberger, Walter
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Dates:
1955 - 1968
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0547
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the development of the first commercial atomic clocks by the National Company, Inc., (NATCO) of Malden, Massachusetts, a company known for producing specialized electronic equipment. The records include blueprints, technical drawings and schematics, technical and research reports, instruction manuals, photographs, and marketing materials.

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Creators:
Bickley, Everett H., 1888-1972
Dates:
1919-1980
bulk 1919-1965
Size:
5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0683
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Everett H. Bickley Collection, 1919-1980, documents the inventions of Everett Huckel Bickley, most known for his electric sorting machine used to automate the process of sorting beans by use of a photoelectric cell. The collection consists of patents, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts designed by Bickley. The collection spans a considerable portion of the twentieth century and is of value to those researchers interested in product development, the patent application process, product marketing and promotion, World War II innovation, and the daily operation of a small, privately-owned industry.

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Brooks, Warwick
Coffin, Ernest Edwin
Steckel, Geo. (George), 1864-
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.), 1853-1925
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Dates:
1889-1954
Size:
11.5 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1152
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Eugen Sandow and other bodybuilders through correspondence and photographs.

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