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Creators:
White, John H., 1933-
White, Charles Baldwin
Dates:
1920-1940
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0182
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of several thousand clippings of trade marks, labels, etc., taken from magazines and newspapers, and labels. Many of them are quite small and a very few have dates and sources noted on the reverse side. Most of them appear to have been clipped in the 1920 1940 period. They were classified by the collector on the basis of...

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Creators:
Ide, John Jay, 1892-1962
Dates:
1911-1962
bulk 1920-1945
Size:
10.81 Cubic feet (9 records center boxes, 1 scrapbook)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection primarily documents Ide's affiliation with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Particularly noteworthy are his correspondence, war notebooks, and intelligence reports. The war notebooks contain technical information on British aircraft and U.S.-built aircraft in service in Britain during World War II. Researchers are ad...

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Creators:
Powers, William C.
Dates:
1862-1863
Size:
0.11 Cubic Feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0562
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs and blueprints of the Powers (W. C.) Helicopter (1862).

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Creators:
Higbee, Edwin Converse
Dates:
1929
Size:
6 film reels (reels (1 hr 49 min), silent, black & white, 16 mm. 2348 ft )
7 film reels (reels (2 hr 3 min), silent, black & white, 16 mm. 2793 ft)
126 Photographic Prints ((1 v.), black & white, 7 x 13 cm.)
126 Photographic Prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 7 x 13 cm. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs and film taken by Edwin Converse Higbee during his trip from Capetown to Cairo in 1929 aboard the S.S. Corinthia. The trip was sponsored by the Raymond & Whitcomb Co., a travel service based in Boston, Massachusetts, and promoted as a Round Africa Cruise. Images reflect a variety of people, countryside and architecture.

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Creators:
Schneider, Wilhelm, 1902-1990
Dates:
between 1937-1940
Size:
84 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 box), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
158 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
158 photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Wilhelm Schneider (1902-1990) to document his experiences as a missionary for the Swiss Basel Mission in Cameroon, 1937-1940. The photographs document the culture of the Weh people and their neighbors in the Cameroon Grassfields during the 1930s. Activities include a funeral ceremony, hair braiding, house building, bridge crossing, food preparation, drum playing, knife sharpening, cotton spinning, field work, market selling and preaching. Architecture depicted includes chiefs' palaces, compounds, a mission school house, shrines and villages. Portraits include chiefs, kings, members of the secret society, kweifo, with their adornments, and other people showing dress, masks, ornaments and scarification.

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Dates:
between 1877-1895
Size:
169 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs., black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
169 photographic prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
169 photographic prints ((1 album), black & white, 14 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-017
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of West Africa, mostly from Lagos and coastal Nigeria, 1877-1895. There are high quality pictures of trading houses and residences in Lagos, often with the name of the owners given in the caption. One of the buildings depicted is the cathedral. Several exceptional images portray chiefs, such as the King of Opobo, and the wives of the King of Opobo, the Balogun of Epe, the Alake of Abeokuta, and the chief of New Calabar. Of greatest interest is a photograph entitled "Benin Gods" which shows figures from the Kingdom of Brass, taken in circa 1877/1878. There are also views of Cape Coast, Elmina, Accra, Wydah, Fernando Poo, Porto Novo, Grand Popo, and one from Liberia. The themes range from architecture to dances and weddings. Of particular interest are two depictions of fancy dress.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Size:
1 gelatin silver print (b&w, -- cm. x -- cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2012.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "245."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Size:
1 gelatin silver print (b&w)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2012.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "909."

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Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Dates:
circa 1933
Size:
2 photographic postcards
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-73A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Collection of two postcards, including a hand-tinted image of two Japanese women bowing to one another and an image of the "Hakurin-tei" pavillion, an example of Korean Buddhist-style architecture, at Fujiyama Garden, Shirongane, Shiba district, Tokyo. The postcards were sent to Betty Meggers in Washington, DC, circa 1933.

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Creators:
Bourne and Shepherd
Bourne and Shepherd
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (carbon, 37 x 61 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.31
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One carbon print, circa late 19th or early 20th century, with title, photographers' credit and reference number 2292 in the negative, appearing on the print in white on the lower left and right corners. Depicts a street scene in Bhoondi (probably Bundi), with hills in the background and Indian architecture and people in the foreground.

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