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Jane and Michael Stern Collection

Creator:
Stern, Michael, 1946-  Search this
Stern, Jane  Search this
Extent:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Trade literature
Articles
Notes
Menus
Cookbooks
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides (photographs)
Writings
Business records
Postcards
Date:
1890-2008
Summary:
The collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.
Scope and Contents:
The collection primarily consists of the raw materials amassed by Jane and Michael Stern as they traveled the United States, researching for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining. These materials include writings, jottings and notes from their various stops while traveling; photographs and slides of places they visited; vintage postcards collected in their travels; paper ephemera such as take-out menus, placemats, etc.; large quantities of trade literature such as product cookbooks (some dating back to the 1920s), food packaging and brochures on food-related subjects, under headings such as "Meat, Fish, Game", "Parties, Etiquette, How-To", "Baking" and numerous others; trade literature on other material culture subjects the Sterns wrote books about with headings which include Rodeo, Cowboys, Indians" and many others; correspondence; business records, articles and clippings.
Arrangement:
Series 1: Research Documentation, 1975-2015, undated

Series 2: Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated

Series 3: Photographs, Slides, and Transparencies, 1947-2008, undated

Series 4: Subject Files, 1910-1995

Series 5: Vintage Postcards, undated
Biographical / Historical:
The Sterns are authors who compiled a popular series of books called Roadfood, in which they provide recommendations of restaurants, truck stops, diners, delis, bakeries and other food-related establishments in each United States. state serving classic American regional specialties. They are also authors of books about other American material culture subjects including truckers, cowboys, kitsch, and dog shows. They are frequent guests on public radio, and are regular contributors to magazine columns.
Related Materials:
Archives Center Business Americana Collection, dates

Archives Center Cookbook Collection, dates

Carolyn and Donald Grepke Paper Doll Collection, dates

Warshaew Collection of Buiness Americana, dates
Provenance:
Collection donated by Jane and Michael Stern, 2016.
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:
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Diners -- United States  Search this
Bakeries -- United States  Search this
Restaurants -- United States  Search this
Truck stops -- United States  Search this
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Roads -- United States  Search this
Delicatessens -- United States  Search this
Dining  Search this
Dog shows -- United States  Search this
Truck drivers -- United States  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Food -- United States  Search this
Local foods -- United States  Search this
Kitsch -- United States  Search this
Material culture -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 21st century
Trade literature
Articles -- 21st century
Notes -- 20th century
Menus -- 20th century
Cookbooks -- 21st century
Brochures -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 21st century
Brochures -- 21st century
Cookbooks -- 20th century
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century
Writings
Business records -- 20th century
Articles -- 20th century
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States
Correspondence -- 20th century
Menus -- 21st century
Citation:
Jane and Michael Stern Collection, circa. 1920-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1392
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1392
Additional Online Media:

Eating the landscape : American Indian stories of food, identity, and resilience / Enrique Salmón

Title:
American Indian stories of food, identity, and resilience
Author:
Salmón, Enrique 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 170 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
2012
Topic:
Food  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_992050

Travel - South America, Documents (see also oversized, Box 163)

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
May-June 1952
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.11: Directorate of Operations, Air Staff, Pentagon (Washington, DC), Chief of Fighter Branch
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1869
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An Invasive Fish That Can Breathe and Move on Land Has Been Found in Georgia

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:36:49 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_7de7ed0e863c489bb9722e3c0ec304a1

Farmers Market (poster)

Maker:
Goines, David Lance  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 61 cm x 41.7 cm; 24 1/32 in x 16 13/32 in
Object Name:
print
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: California, Berkeley
Date made:
1991
ID Number:
2012.0089.01
Accession number:
2012.0089
Catalog number:
2012.0089.01
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Food
Exhibition:
Food: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1425731

10 Must-See Museums and Galleries in Zagreb

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:16:39 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_037df84f2b8c7321f2ad560d6497403d

Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
de Hauke, César  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L.  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Arenberg  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
MM. Jacques Seligmann & fils  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Gallery records  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Good food, strong communities : promoting social justice through local and regional food systems / Steve Ventura and Martin Bailkey, editors

Editor:
Ventura, Steve 1955- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2017018738 http://viaf.org/viaf/96148752269241202706  Search this
Bailkey, Martin http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2011026456 http://viaf.org/viaf/167526478  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
Topic:
Food supply  Search this
Local foods  Search this
Urban agriculture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106150

Black food geographies : race, self-reliance, and food access in Washington, D.C. / Ashanté M. Reese ; foreword by Dara Cooper

Author:
Reese, Ashanté M.  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 162 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Deanwood (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
2019
Topic:
Food security--Social aspects  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Food supply--Social aspects  Search this
Food industry and trade--Social aspects  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104085

The handbook of food and anthropology / edited by Jakob A. Klein and James L. Watson

Contributor:
Klein, Jakob  Search this
Watson, James L.  Search this
Herzfeld, Michael 1947-  Search this
Gillette, Maris Boyd  Search this
Staples, James 1966-  Search this
Bahloul, Joëlle 1951-  Search this
Abbots, Emma-Jayne  Search this
Avieli, Nir 1966-  Search this
Pottier, Johan  Search this
Bray, Francesca  Search this
Patico, Jennifer  Search this
Lozada, Eriberto P.  Search this
Wiley, Andrea S. 1962-  Search this
Smart, Josephine  Search this
Smart, Alan  Search this
Paxson, Heather 1968-  Search this
Jung, Yuson 1972-  Search this
Watson, Rubie S (Rubie Sharon) 1945-  Search this
Sutton, David E. 1963-  Search this
Hull, Elizabeth 1982-  Search this
Luetchford, Peter  Search this
West, Harry G.  Search this
Caldwell, Melissa L. 1969-  Search this
Grasseni, Cristina  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 486 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2019
2016
Topic:
Food--Social aspects  Search this
Nutritional anthropology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105787

Growing tomorrow : a farm-to-table journey in photos and recipes : behind the scenes with 18 extraordinary sustainable farmers who are changing the way we eat / Forrest Pritchard ; photography by Molly Peterson

Author:
Pritchard, Forrest  Search this
Peterson, Molly (Molly M.)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 304 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Cookbooks
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
Topic:
Sustainable agriculture  Search this
Local foods  Search this
Family farms  Search this
Farm produce  Search this
Cooking, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103580

The globalization of food / edited by David Inglis and Debra Gimlin

Author:
Inglis, David  Search this
Gimlin, Debra L. 1967-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
Topic:
Food--Social aspects  Search this
Food--Political aspects  Search this
Food--International cooperation  Search this
Food industry and trade--Social aspects  Search this
Food industry and trade--Political aspects  Search this
Globalization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100566

BWIA Puts You In The Caribbean Picture

Sponsor:
British West Indian Airways Ltd. (BWIA)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 71.1 × 55.9cm (2 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft. 10 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Trinidad and Tobago
Date:
circa 1970
Inventory Number:
A19960334000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960334000

BWIA Puts You In The Caribbean Picture

Sponsor:
British West Indian Airways Ltd. (BWIA)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 71.1 × 55.9cm (2 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft. 10 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Trinidad and Tobago
Date:
circa 1970
Inventory Number:
A19960334001
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960334001

BWIA Puts You In the Caribbean Picture

Sponsor:
British West Indian Airways Ltd. (BWIA)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 71.1 × 55.9cm (2 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft. 10 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Trinidad and Tobago
Date:
circa 1970
Inventory Number:
A19960334002
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960334002

The East Coast May Be On the Brink of a Hop Renaissance

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:14:39 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_cc7d57a5c31980043a2603147950c17c

Where the Doomed, Beloved Polar Bear Is Still a Dangerous Predator

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 16 May 2018 18:39:38 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_5159df8d267b072c8e7f57aca9726c80

300 years and counting: A new look at New Orleans and “Creole cuisine”

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 20:18:02 +0000
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more posts:
Blog Feed
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f28d626c8a2704e042b96822265663d7

Minnesota - Eco Tourism Initiatives

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_035dc3c476230abd215e530bb09a1157

Find Flavor Around Every Corner (and Off the Beaten Path) With These Culinary Walking Tours

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:12:28 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_471da688fed330e1f3cdb1ba247f38cf

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