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Creators:
Rinzler, Ralph. interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
2 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9569
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-
Dates:
1985-1990
Size:
2.51 Cubic feet (4 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the oral history recordings and transcripts for the Peenemünde Interviews Project, which examined the development of the German Peenemünde complex from the early 1930s through World War II.

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Creators:
Todd, W. David (William David)
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1997-12-07
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0682
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2.5 hours of videotape documenting a succession of clock escapements invented by Richard F. Bond in the 19th century. Bond's invention was called isodynamic escapement.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Madhani, Akhil
Berger, Sondra
Dates:
1999.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0709
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents inventor Akhil Madhani and his invention, the Black Falcon, a teleoperated surgical instrument.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Swanson, Jackie
Swanson, Janese
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes,)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0642
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Janese Swanson developed video game software, a website, and an array of toys and gadgets aimed at making technology more accessible to girls. The collection contains approximately six hours of original and reference video footage of Swanson's Innovative Lives Presentation, in which she discussed her background and demonstrated her inventions with her daughter, Jackie. The material also includes a brief interview.

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Creators:
Augspurger, Mike
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Cater, Anita
Dates:
1998
2001
2000
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0689
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mike Augspurger was born in 1956 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Working with steel land titanium, he invented an all terrain rear wheel drive handcycle. Collection contains approximately eight hours of video footage documenting Augspurger discussing his life and work and a promotional video titled One-Off Handcycle.

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
Duke Ellington Society, New York Chapter
Dates:
1960-1991
Size:
1.1 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0390
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

68 cassette audiotape recordings of oral history interviews and presentations, and 55 newsletters compiled by the New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society, 1960-1991. Audiotapes and Newsletters from the New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Meetings.

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Creators:
Brody, Nancy Brooks
Kitto, Svetlana, 1980-
Dates:
2018 January 12-28
Size:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav)
106 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.brody18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Nancy Brooks Brody conducted 2018 January 12-28, by Svetlana Kitto, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Brody's home and studio in Brooklyn, New York.

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Creators:
Jones, Bill T.
Kitto, Svetlana, 1980-
Dates:
2018 March 23
Size:
5 Items (sound files (3 hr., 34 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jones18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Bill T. Jones conducted 2018 March 23, by Svetlana Kitto, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Jones' office, New York Live Arts, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Riggs, Anna E.
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Dates:
August 2, 1978
Size:
31 Pages
16 Pages
1 Item (tape )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7262
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes the original tape, a rough (literal) transcript, and a polished transcript. The purpose of the interview was to record information and opinions about the naturalist Edward William Nelson. The interview also involved Collins's own career, particularly his interest in the Eskimos.

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