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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Olds, Robert F., 1881- (civil engineer)
Dates:
1918-1948
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0231
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains material from fourteen dam construction projects (1918-1946), including notes, blueprints, reports, drawings, and corresĀ¬pondence. In addition there is cost data (1923-1943), equipment and materials testing data (1939-1945), a notebook, photoprints (1926-1938), related journal articles (1927, 1933, 1940), and miscellaneous r...

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Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0227
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several other Chin...

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Creators:
Dean, W.E., Mrs.
Dean, William E., Jr., -1965 (civil engineer)
Dates:
1949-1965
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0230
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dean's technical papers on pre-stressed concrete bridge construction, standard specifications on such bridges, photographs of bridges and promotional brochures on concrete use; also, biographical material, including an obituary.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Gallagher, James (civil engineer)
Dates:
1924-1931
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0228
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials relating to bridge construction in California. Includes a set of drawings for the San Joaquin River Bridge, Mossdale, California (1924), a California Division of Highways Bridge Department Manual (1931), and booklets by the California Highway Commission containing contracts and specifications for the construction of bridges on state highw...

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Learned, Clyde E. (civil engineer)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1949 - 1949
1913-1939
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0226
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Clyde E. Learned (1885-?) was the senior highway engineer for the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, District Three, during the years 1919-1939. He was later a design engineer for the Public Roads Administration, Division Nine, in 1949.

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Creators:
Beckwith, Byron de la
Dates:
circa 1990
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-051
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1990, contains newsletters from white supremacist organizations and photocopies of articles about Byron de la Beckwith. These items were used as stationery by de la Beckwith while he was in prison in Mississippi and most are liberally covered with his handwriting. On them, de la Beckwith expounds on his ideas of racial segregation and white power. Also present are notes in de la Beckwith's hand, as well as a copy of the Watchdog, a white supremacist newspaper.

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Creators:
Burnett, Calvin, 1921-2007
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 June 13-1981 January 6
Size:
55 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.burnet80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Calvin Burnett conducted 1980 June 13-1981 January 6, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Program in Black American Culture
Dates:
circa 1976-1987
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Bernice Johnson Reagon, former Director of the Program in Black American Culture, 1982-1988. The material consists primarily of Reagon's correspondence and memoranda concerning the program and its administration; information on projects such as "Music of the Black American Composer" and "Voice of ...

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Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-002
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This show featured 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts are on display. Included are Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. It was exhibited at the Anacostia Neigborhood Museum from April 17, 1983 to August 21, 1983.

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Creators:
Ferguson, Duncan, 1901-1974
Dates:
1920-1990
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fergdunc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Ferguson's wives, family and friends, among them political cartoonist for The Militant, Laura Gray, ceramist Cleo Bell, and mathematician Frederick Rodney Holt, one of the founders of Apple Computers; photographs of Ferguson, his family, his sculptures and reliefs, and studio pictures; several issues of The Militant and the Inte...

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