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Family Snapshot

Photographer:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/16 in x 3 1/8 in; 7.77875 cm x 7.9375 cm
Object Name:
photograph, snapshot
Date made:
ca 1940s-1960s
ID Number:
2006.0108.498.222
Accession number:
2006.0108
Catalog number:
2006.0108.498.222
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Artifact Walls exhibit
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343215

Gaspari Family

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The W.G. Constable papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref614

Gravenbrock Family

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The W.G. Constable papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref615

Snapshot of Family Gathering

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 in; 8.255 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
ca 1940s-1960s
Subject:
African American  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0281.055
Catalog number:
1999.0281.055
Accession number:
1999.0281
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Artifact Walls exhibit
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_552748

Theatrical Designers, Bibiena Family

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The W.G. Constable papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref552

Peratrovich family papers

Creator:
Peratrovich, Roy, Sr., 1908-1989  Search this
Peratrovich, Elizabeth, 1911-1958  Search this
Names:
Alaska Native Brotherhood  Search this
Alaska Native Sisterhood  Search this
Peratrovich, Elizabeth, 1911-1958  Search this
Peratrovich, Roy, Sr., 1908-1989  Search this
Extent:
0.42 Linear Feet
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1929-2001
bulk 1939-2001
Summary:
The Peratrovich family papers include correspondence, personal papers, and newsclippings related to civil rights work done by Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich in Alaska in the mid-twentieth century.
Scope and Contents:
The Peratrovich family papers include correspondence, personal papers, and newsclippings related to civil rights work done by Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich, Sr. in Alaska circa 1940-1960. Particular materials include draft legislation related to the 1945 Alaska anti-discrimination law providing for equal accommodation privileges to all citizens, the 1988 establishment of Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich Day (February 16) in Alaska, and activities by Elizabeth and Roy on behalf of the Alaska Native Sisterhood and Alaska Native Brotherhood organizations. In addition to manuscript materials, two CDs of audio recordings include radio interviews about the life and work of Elizabeth. Most of the materials in this collection are photocopies made by Roy Peratrovich, Sr.
Arrangement:
The materials in this collection were removed from three-ring binders and placed in 7 folders. Original order was maintained.
Biographical / Historical:
Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich (1911-1958) and her husband Roy Peratrovich, Sr. (1908-1989), both members of the Tlingit nation, were prominent civil rights activists in Alaska. They worked on behalf of Alaska natives, advocating for equality of all citizens, regardless of race. Both were influential in this work, with Elizabeth being credited with the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, and later honored posthumously by the Alaska Legislature when February 16 was established as Elizabeth Peratrovich Day. Both Elizabeth and Roy additionally served as leaders of the Alaska Native Sisterhood and Alaska Native Brotherhood, promoting native rights and culture. After Elizabeth's death in 1958, Roy continued his and his wife's advocacy for Alaska natives, as he worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for 38 years, eventually becoming superintendent of the BIA office in Anchorage.
Related Materials:
A similar manuscript holding, absent the two CDs of audio recordings, is held at the Alaska State Library Historical Collections in Juneau, Alaska, as MS 129: Peratrovich Family Papers.
Separated Materials:
A bust of Elizabeth Peratrovich, made of cast bronze on a walnut wood base, sculpted by her son Roy Peratrovich, Jr., was gifted to the NMAI along with the Peratrovich family papers. The bust of Elizabeth Peratrovich was assigned object number 25/5195, and is housed with the NMAI Object Collections.

A bust of Roy Peratrovich, made of cast bronze on a walnut wood base with plaque reading "Roy Peratrovich ANB Grand President Emeritus," sculpted by his son Roy Peratrovich, Jr., was gifted to the NMAI in 2003. The bust of Roy Peratrovich was assigned object number 26/1569, and is housed next to the bust of his wife in the NMAI Object Collections.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Roy Peratrovich, Jr., in 2001.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation  Search this
Alaska Natives -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Indians of North America -- Civil rights  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Peratrovich family papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.078
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Peratrovich family papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-078

[Lt. Col. Robert L. Pollard and family, horizontal format : acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 293
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1942-1945
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 49675
Family group of five: parents and three children; Lt. Col. Pollard, the father, in Army uniform. Ink caption on negative edge. Defender Safety Film edge imprint. All faces retouched.
General:
Box 618.004.066
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits, Group -- 1940-1950  Search this
African American families  Search this
Family -- 1940-1960  Search this
Soldiers -- 1940-1950  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref55844

Mr. Edward L. Cooke [and family; vertical format : acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 293
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1945 January 21, February 8
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 49576
Family group of three: parents and sailor son. Ink caption on negative edge: "49576 Mr. Edward L. Cooke 3 - 8x10 - 1 -1/2 cab." Defender Safety Base edge imprint. All faces retouched.
General:
Notes on original envelope: "Jan. 21 1945" and "Feb. 8."
Box 618.004.066
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits, Group -- 1940-1950  Search this
African American families  Search this
Family -- 1940-1960  Search this
African American sailors  Search this
Sailors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref14855

[Staged household kitchen with family for J & L Steel Co. advertising campaign : color transparency]

Photographer:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Advertiser:
Jones & Laughlin  Search this
Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8" x 10".)
Type:
Archival materials
Advertising
Photographs
Place:
Pennsylvania
Aliquippa (Pa.)
Date:
1960
Scope and Contents:
Staged kitchen scene inside J & L Steel Co. plant in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
Local Numbers:
AC0314-0000005.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Box 8, Folder 6.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Iron and steel industry -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Kitchens -- 1940-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Color transparencies -- Acetate
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref1182

Print of James Baldwin with sister Paula and mother Berdis

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
Berdis Baldwin, American  Search this
Paula Baldwin Whaley, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
L x W: 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number:
2011.99.57
Restrictions & Rights:
© James Baldwin Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.99.57

Daily comics scrapbook

Creator:
Waugh, Coulton, 1896-1973  Search this
Type:
Albums
Date:
circa 1940-1960
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16742
See more items in:
Coulton Waugh and Waugh family papers, 1751-1974, bulk 1838-1974
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16742

Promotional and souvenir program autographed by Marian Anderson

Written by:
Sol Hurok, American, 1888 - 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (29.8 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
programs
Date:
ca. 1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
Object number:
2010.66.153
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.66.153
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Photographic print of two women wearing dresses and hats

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 1/2 × 3 3/8 in. (14 × 8.6 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.116
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.116
Additional Online Media:

Sofranoff Collection

Collector:
Sofranoff family  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Family papers
Date:
ca. 1940-1960.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Michael Sofranoff, 1995.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Family -- 1940-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Family papers
Citation:
Sofranoff Collection, ca. 1940-1960, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0564
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Sofranoff Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0564

Photographic print of a large group of people posing outside of a house

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Eunice Jackson, American, 1903 - 2004  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (8.3 × 12.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.117
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.117
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Photographic print of Irene Banks standing in front of a brick building

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Irene Banks  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 3/4 × 2 7/8 in. (12.1 × 7.3 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Date:
mid-20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.120
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.120
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Photographic print of three rows of women in a room

Created by:
Robert Duke Portrait Studio, active mid-20th century  Search this
Subject of:
Eunice Jackson, American, 1903 - 2004  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (each print): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.132.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Robert Duke Portrait Studio
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.132.1-.3
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Photographic print of four women sitting on a couch

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/8 × 4 in. (7.9 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Date:
mid-20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.78
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.78
Additional Online Media:

Photographic print of four men sitting around a table

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (8.9 × 8.9 cm)
Type:
photographs
Date:
mid-20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.79
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.79
Additional Online Media:

Fernandez Family

Collection Collector:
Sofranoff family  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Sofranoff Collection, ca. 1940-1960, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Sofranoff Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0564-ref510

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