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World's Fair Souvenir Book / A Century of Progress, Chicago [book]

Creator:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (7-1/4" x 10".)
Culture:
Mayas  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Souvenirs
Photographs
Expositions
Books
Place:
Mexico
Uxmal Site (Mexico)
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
"Mayan Temple" page from spiral-bound book, the "World's Fair Souvenir Book, A Century of Progress, Chicago, 1934".
Arrangement:
Box No. 14.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001229.tif (AC Scan No.: Mayan Temple)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Americans Experience Mexico," Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2010; Craig Orr, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- Chicago (Ill.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Souvenirs -- 1930-1940
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Reproductions
Expositions
Books -- 1930-1940
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-world-ref576

Leon Weinraub Chicago World's Fair Scrapbook

Collector:
Weinraub, Leon  Search this
Names:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Postcards
Menus
Scrapbooks
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1933
Summary:
One scrapbook, assembled by Leon Weinraub, documenting the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. The scrapbook contains postcards, photographs, menus, and other ephemera from the Fair.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a souvenir scrapbook printed by the organizers of the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. Contents from the Fair include: Postcards, admission pass (signed by Jean Harlowe), photos, autographs, correspondence, menus, caricatures, and other ephemera. Leon Weinraub included additional material from 1924 and 1934-1937 (not inclusive). These items are an address book, photos, correspondence and newspaper clippings. Materials consist of approximately 1 cubic foot.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Leon Weinraub was born in 1910. He was a member of the Evening Sun Newsboy's Band in Baltimore Maryland. In 1933 he was in Chicago attending the University of Chicago art school. He was also an employee at the Antiseptic Super Bandage exhibit at the World's Fair. After the fair ended, he worked for the Typewriter Specialists and changed his name to Leon Traub.
Provenance:
Leon Weinraub's daughter, Ms. Gail Leon of Bethesda, Maryland, donated this scrapbook in 2000.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- Chicago (Ill.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1930-1940
Postcards -- 1930-1940
Menus
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Leon Weinraub 1933 Chicago World's Fair Scrapbook, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0746
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0746

Gilbert Rohde Collection, 1930-1944

Author:
Rohde, Gilbert 1894-1944  Search this
De Pree, D. J  Search this
Ross, Phyllis  Search this
Subject:
Rohde, Gilbert 1894-1944  Search this
Herman Miller Furniture Co  Search this
Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company  Search this
John Widdicomb Company  Search this
Rohm and Haas Company  Search this
Hudson Motor Car Company  Search this
Haywood-Wakefield Company  Search this
Gebrüder Thonet  Search this
Kroehler (Firm)  Search this
Troy Sunshade  Search this
New York University Industrial Design Department  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
3.25 cu. ft
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Clippings
Commercial catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1930-1944
Topic:
Industrial design  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Art deco  Search this
Office furniture  Search this
Children's furniture  Search this
Clocks and watches--Design and construction  Search this
Bakelite  Search this
Plexiglas  Search this
Lucite  Search this
Acrylic  Search this
Bentwood furniture  Search this
Modernism (Aesthetics)  Search this
Modular coordination  Search this
Furniture showrooms  Search this
Design education  Search this
Design for living  Search this
Merchandising  Search this
Display of merchandise  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use onsite by appointment. Permission of staff required to photograph materials.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_537693

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