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Henry Booth Collection, 1942-1974

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Collector:
Booth, Henry 1895-1969
Donor:
Booth, Robert
Subject:
Booth, Virginia
Eastman Kodak Company
PhotoMetric Corporation
Hillandale Handweavers
Hillandale Farms
Amalgamated Textiles Limited
Richard Bennett Associates, Inc
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. : 7 boxes and 1 film
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Glass plate negatives
Pamphlets
Scrapbooks
Place:
United States
Date:
1942
1942-1974
1940-1990
1920-2000
20th century
1940-2000
1950-2000
Notes:
Textile mogul Henry Booth was the grandson of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army.
Summary:
Collection focuses primarily on the PhotoMetric custom tailoring system. It consists of advertisements, brochures, photographs, glass slides, a 16mm film, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, an operating manual, scrapbooks, magazines, and a guest register.
Cite as:
Henry Booth Collection, 1942-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Tailoring
Garment cutting
PhotoMetric (camera system)
Photography--Equipment and supplies
Inventors
Inventions
Fashion
Advertising
Local number:
2000.3016 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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