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Creators:
Adler, Solomon, 1901-1989
Dates:
1916-1980
bulk 1950-1966
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1157
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document independent inventor Solomon Adler's work with sewing machine technology through correspondence, photographs, notes, drawings, sketches, patents, litigation records, and printed materials. The collection provides insight into both an independent inventor's process of invention and Japanese work culture during the post-World War II period.

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Creators:
Kubla Khan Frozen Food Company (Portland, Oregon)
Loy, Percy W.
Wong, Robert
Dates:
1931-2006
Size:
20.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1316
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Kubla Khan Frozen Food Company, a Portland, Oregon company that manufactures, packages and distributes frozen Chinese food from 1950-present.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars (Napa, California)
Dates:
1960-2006
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0816
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collections documents the growth and development of the American wine industry, 1996-2002, using the Stag's Leap Wine Cellars as a case study. Materials include oral and video histories, photographs, business records, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Schratter, Marlis, 1919-
Dates:
1956-1983
Size:
1.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.schrmarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, technical notes, business records, scrapbook, printed material, photographs, a motion picture film, and fired clay samples document Schratter's ceramic techniques and her artistic and teaching activities.

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Creators:
Norcross, Henry C.
Norcross, Henry C., Mrs.
Ogawa, Kazumasa, 1860-1930
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
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Dates:
undated
Size:
13 albumen prints (color, 27.9 x 19.2 cm or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.13
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Unmounted and hand-colored albumen prints created by unidentified commercial studios for the export market, portraying the people, sites and daily life of Japan during the Meiji period. Photographers identified: Tamamura Kozaburo and Ogawa Kazumasa. Images include: Women looking at a sign ; Women enjoying tea on a balcony ; Geikos on a leisure boat...

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Dates:
circa 1899-1955
Size:
126 chromolithographs (126 trade cards (13 sets))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of 126 chromolithographic trade cards (13 sets) published by the Leibig Company between 1899 and 1955. These trade cards were included with products sold in Europe, such as chicken soup and chocolate. The cards focus on African art and material culture and showcase distinctive ethnic types, artistic and craft traditions, cultural performance, dress/costume and leadership. Sets include In Transvaal, In Abyssinia, Scenes of Africa, In East Africa I, Madagascar, In East Africa II, Life Among the Congolese People, Wild Animals of the Congo, The Italian Empire, Congolese Craftsmanship, Hunting and Fishing in the Belgian Congo, Peoples of the Belgian Congo, and History of the Belgian Congo I-III. Captions on the cards appear in French, Italian and German.

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Creators:
Metcalf, Elizabeth H. (collector and probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1890-1944
Size:
735 Prints (circa, albumen, platinum, cyanotype, and silver gelatin (some on postcard stock))
150 Postcards (circa, halftone, collotype, and chromolithograph)
560 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
175 Negatives (circa, glass)
85 Lantern slides (circa)
5 Linear feet (Manuscript material :)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.107
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection comprises photographs documenting peoples of the Philippines, including Benguet, Bogobo, Igorot, Ifugao, Moro, and Negrito people and their environment. ALso included are photographs of the military presence in the Philippines. The photographs, including prints and postcards, were made or collected by Elizabeth H. and Sarah S. Metca...

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Creators:
Washburn Wire Company
Dates:
1934-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0074
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records consist of a copy of a legal agreement to convey real property between the Company and the City of New York; diagrams showing designation of buildings; illustrations; Business Plan and Loan Request, 1979-1980, 1980-1981; photographs; book of Plans for Plant Revision, which contains: monthly and yearly production charts, real estate ma...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1788-1920
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Loans
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Loans forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Lomas, Stanley
Dates:
1947-1990
bulk 1950-1956
Size:
7 motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0342
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Stanley Lomas Television Commercial Collection consists of 226 television commercials for products including dishwashing soap, beer, cigarettes, soft drinks, and breakfast cereals. The collection also includes a short 1954 film demonstrating the DuMont Electronicam, a camera designed for simultaneous live broadcast and film recording. There is ...

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