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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Pelton Water Wheel Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Brayton, A.P.
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Dates:
1880-1975
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1093
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the Pelton Water Wheel Company of San Francisco, California. Materials include correspondence; business records; photographs, including cyanotypes; negatives, images of turbines; advertisements; journals; blueprints; articles; and trade literature, including catalogs.

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Creators:
Jones, Ernie
Dates:
1980
1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1118
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains product literature, newsletters, and other hand-outs collected from exhibitors by Ernie Jones, a faire attendee. The First West Coast Computer Faire was held in San Francisco, California on April 15-17, 1977, and the Fifth West Coast Computer Faire was held on March 14-16, 1980.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Plowden, David
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1981
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1020
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs documenting the steel industry. Subjects include blast furnaces, steel mills, ore barges, and other related subjects.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Smith, Lawrence Talma, 1899-
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
circa 1927-1966
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0988
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes engineering reports, contract specifications, construction photographs, and drawings for South Park Commissioners and Chicago Park District projects, 1927, 1931, 1935-1940; Ohio Turnpike projects, 1951; railway bridges, 1953-1954; and Northern Illinois Toll Highway projects, 1954-1956. Also included are a copy of Smith's the...

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Stine, W.P.
LaBrose, Susan Stine
Dates:
1904-1911.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1039
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

W. P. Stine was an engineer involved in the building of the Panama Canal. He also worked on road building projects in Panama. The collection consists of blueprints, letters, and a letterpress book pertaining to the Panama Canal.

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Thieme, Art
Dates:
circa 1960s-1990
Size:
459 Slides
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Art Thieme was a noted folk singer who recorded many traditional ballads and folk songs from midwestern states. This collection is a series of 459 color slides documenting folk musicians and folk music, in both concert settings and informal portraiture, all taken by the donor.

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Providence Engineering Works
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1850-1933
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1076
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes order books, 1883-1898, 1898-1918, 1894-1923; shipping book, 1883-1892; detailed cost record, 1892-1896; parts listing; pattern list, 1890-1907; miscellaneous order book, 1916-1920; book of standard and special engine details, 1881-1889; and drawing list, 1881-1908; also photographs, glass negatives, drawings, publications, and ...

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Lee, Edith Lavinia
Fairmont Seminary (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1912-1927
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook compiled by Lee, documenting her time as a student at the Fairmont Seminary in Washington, D.C. in the 1910s. The scrapbook mostly documents the social lives of Lee and other students at the school, especially the dances, sporting events, graduations and other activities at the U.S. Naval Academy. The contents of the scrapbook include a h...

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Olympic Games (19th : 1968) (Mexico City, Mexico)
Dates:
1968
Size:
4 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1402
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection was created by the Archives Center to bring together materials relating to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Items relate to team members and include postcards, event programs, press guides, magazines, articles, and dining hall tickets.

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Creators:
Vitone, Joseph
Dates:
1998-2004
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0883
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of photographic images of the Vitone family in Akron, Ohio and other locations, as part of an ongoing photographic document called "Family Records." This is an ongoing portrait project which for the past 20 years has used large-format negatives to document families living around the Rust Belt City of Akron, Ohio, former home to the country's major rubber and tire producers. These portraits offer personal yet unsentimental views of the subjects finding purpose and evolving family structures in these largely blue-collar communities that at times wrestle with job insecurity and problems accompanying alcohol and opioid use.

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