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Creators:
Purnell, Lewis M.
Dates:
circa 1950-1960
Size:
18 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs, possibly made by Lewis M. Purnell, depicting a performance by a marionette troupe and Shan people at a market in Burma. They include close ups of marionettes and singers.

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Creators:
Safko, Lon S.
Dates:
1984 - 1996
Size:
12.6 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0911
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records of Safko International, Inc., document an assistive computer technology company created by Lon S. Safko to produce and sell the environmental control systems he invented for the physically disabled, specifically quadriplegics. Through the use of a computer and alternative input devices, the physically disabled were able to overcome physical barriers which inhibited them from attaining an autonomous lifestyle.

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Creators:
Dmitri, Ivan, 1900-1968
Dates:
1892-1969
Size:
11 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dmitivan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Ivan Dmitri, a.k.a. Levon West, include biographical material, correspondence, writings, financial records, art works, printed material and photographs relating to his career as a photographer and printmaker.

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Creators:
Johnson, Victor S., Sr., 1882-1943
Johnson, Victor, Jr., 1906-
Aladdin Industries, Inc. (Nashville, Tenn.).
Dates:
1889-2003
Size:
50 Cubic feet (120 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0844
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approximately 50 cubic feet of material documenting Aladdin Industries Inc., manufacturers of vacuum ware and lunch boxes. The majority of the material dates from 1947 to the 1970s. The strength of the collection is with the lunch box documentation and product development, marketing, and sales records. There is some int...

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Creators:
Orci, Hector
Orci, Norma
Orci Advertising Agency
Dates:
1979-2016, undated
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1384
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hector and Norma Orcí Advertising Agency Records document the history, educational, and creative output produced by Hector and Norma Orcí throughout their extensive career in advertising. The Orcís founded their own independent agency in 1986 in Los Angeles. The Orcí Advertising Agency successfully introduced various products to Latinos in the United States and developed a reputation as one of the top advertising agencies to understand the US Latino market. The collection showcases the agency's history and awards, advertising and marketing campaigns, and its role in educating advertising agencies on the importance of the US Latino market.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs and Marketing
Dates:
circa 1986-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-256
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of biographical information about curators and other Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery staff. Staff documented in this collection include Milo Cleveland Beach, W. T. (William Thomas) Chase, Linda Merrill, Thomas W. Lentz, Lucia B. Pierce, Barbara Phillips, Richard Franklin, Glennel Cooper, Stephen Phill...

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Creators:
Rosen, Judith B.
Reiss, Linda A.
Leeds, Pamela B.
Friedman, Robert A.
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Dates:
1915-2000
Size:
8 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0769
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the development of the flexible drinking straw, Friedman's manufacturing company, and Friedman's other inventions, such as an ice cream scoop, fountain pens, and household appliances.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society
Dates:
circa 2003-2006
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting marketing and solicitation efforts of the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's (NASM) membership program. Materials include brochures, member newsletters, blank certificates, holiday cards, and other informational materials.

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Creators:
Crocker, Judith A.
Faust, Herbert M. (salesman, manager)
Dates:
1918-1949.
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0397
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relate to Mr. Faust's diverse career, including information on advertising in the 1920s, including two marketing studies from 1920 1922 of Sabetha, Kansas; his War Production Board experience, 1943-1944, which demonstrates the magnitude of that operation, its contribution to the war effort, and the extensive involvement of the American public in the salvage effort; and correspondence relating to his employment with and retirement from the Mutual Broadcasting Company, 1945-1948. These papers constitute a personal record of a successful career which reached its peak with important wartime civilian service.

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Creators:
Adedze, Agbenyega
Dates:
1989
Size:
375 slides (photographs) (includes notes. (1 volume), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Agbenyega Adedze in 1989 documenting textile marketing and production among the Ewe people in Togo and southeastern Ghana, as well as an Ewe festival in Togo. The trip was funded by the National Museum of African Art.

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