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John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection

Source:
Anderson, John R.  Search this
Names:
John Broadwood and Sons Limited  Search this
Mason & Hamlin  Search this
Sohmer & Company  Search this
Steinway & Sons  Search this
Weber Piano Company  Search this
Wm. Knabe & Co.  Search this
Former owner:
Anderson, John R.  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notes
Pamphlets
Manuals
Ledgers (account books)
Ephemera
Brochures
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Price lists
Photographs
Trade catalogs
Trade cards
Date:
circa 1700-2011, undated
Content Description:
The addendum consists of trade literaure and ephemera on the subject of pianos.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into three series.

Series 1: Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera, 1850-1990, undated

Series 2: Photographs, undated

Series 3: Research Notes, 1700-2011, undated
Biographical / Historical:
A retired government employee, Anderson is a piano enthusiast and collector. He conducted extensive research on early piano makers.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Pratt, Read Corporation Records (NMAH.AC.0320)

Sohmer and Company Records (NMAH.AC.0349)

Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers (NMAH.AC.0178)

Wurlitzler Company Records (NMAH.AC.0469)

South Carolina Historical Society

Siegling Music House Records, 1820-1972
Provenance:
The collection was donated by John R. Anderson in 2011.
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.
Occupation:
Musical instrument makers  Search this
Topic:
Piano -- History  Search this
Organ (Musical instrument)  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Harpsichord makers  Search this
Harpsichord  Search this
Piano makers  Search this
Research  Search this
Postcards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Pamphlets
Manuals
Ledgers (account books)
Ephemera
Brochures
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Price lists
Photographs -- 20th century
Trade catalogs
Trade cards
Citation:
John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1257
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John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1257

Remembering September 11, 2001: Letter Carrier Emma Thornton

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-09-08T20:01:12.000Z
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_OrYwtoOcnEY

40th Anniversary of the 1970 Postal Strike

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-03-21T17:55:23.000Z
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNPM
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt__dP4wrVq0FA

There's Always Work at the Post Office

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-12-20T18:30:14.000Z
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNPM
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ghnVtJYtO_s

"Help!" ZIP Code Video

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-02T17:35:07.000Z
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNPM
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ibecurXI17M

St. Labre Dancers, 2016

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-01-10T23:44:15.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_0qy-ifYNEdI

Singing Contest: Example Entry by Nico Andino

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2008-11-07T17:01:13.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_L55Yhfj2Uv8

Choctaw Festival Day 1 - Traditional Weapons and Stick Ball Demonstration

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-07-21T13:12:41.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_TvpIzId98dI

Pennies and nickels add up to success: Maggie Lena Walker

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:51:34 +0000
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more posts:
Blog Feed
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_962af2ff1d9919d8bac06c3f4d4a7300

Oral history interview with William E. Woolfenden and Irving Burton, 1992 December 12

Interviewee:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
McCoy, Garnett  Search this
Subject:
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts administrators  Search this
Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13071
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215195
AAA_collcode_woolfe92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215195
Online Media:

Jane Wade papers regarding Curt Valentin, 1903-1971

Creator:
Wade, Jane, 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Sutherland, Graham Vivian  Search this
Barr, Alfred H.  Search this
Flannagan, John Bernard  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Hepworth, Barbara  Search this
Gerson, Otto  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel  Search this
Osborn, Robert Chesley  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Odets, Clifford  Search this
Piper, John  Search this
Marini, Marino  Search this
Valentin, Curt  Search this
Butler, Reg  Search this
Kolbe, Georg  Search this
Pickens, Alton  Search this
Ben-Zion  Search this
Cox, Jan  Search this
Pickhardt, C. E.  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Kahnweiler, Daniel Henry  Search this
Lipschitz, Jacques  Search this
Marcks, Gerhard  Search this
Masson, André  Search this
Moore, Henry  Search this
Roesch, Kurt  Search this
Buchholz Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Curt Valentin Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Fine Arts Associates  Search this
Universität Hamburg  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8601
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210781
AAA_collcode_wadejane
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210781
Online Media:

Research material on Martha Jackson, 1953-1984

Creator:
Rand, Harry  Search this
Subject:
Calcagno, Lawrence  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Dine, Jim  Search this
Falkenstein, Claire  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Katz, Alex  Search this
Hultberg, John  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme  Search this
Gilhooly, David  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Wayne, June Claire  Search this
Stanczak, Julian  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10431
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213832
AAA_collcode_randharr
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213832

Castano Galleries records, 1907-1983

Creator:
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Subject:
Hale, Lilian Westcott  Search this
Venturi, Lionello  Search this
Beam, Philip C. (Philip Conway)  Search this
Denghausen, Franz H.  Search this
Rathbone, Perry Townsend  Search this
Castano, John  Search this
Hofer, Philip  Search this
Danes, Gibson A.  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy)  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Grandin, Isabella  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10415
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213802
AAA_collcode_castgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213802

E. Brown & Son Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Associated Name:
William J. Young and Sons  Search this
Maker:
Edmund Brown and Son  Search this
Measurements:
needle: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall length: 17 in; 43.18 cm
overall in case: 4 3/16 in x 17 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in; 10.63625 cm x 44.45 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
Surveyor's Compass
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1841-1863
Related Publication:
Smart, Charles E.. Makers of Surveying Instruments in America Since 1700
ID Number:
PH.328752
Catalog number:
328752
Accession number:
308252
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9708-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_745634
Online Media:

The Communist Vol IX. No. 4: Unity in Struggle Against Unemployment

Published by:
The Communist, American, 1927 - 1944  Search this
Edited by:
Max Bedacht, 1883 - 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Communist Party of the United States of America, American, founded 1919  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 6 1/8 in. (22.8 x 15.5 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Dr. Maurice Jackson and Laura Ginsburg
Object number:
2010.55.83
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d03fce46-2818-4775-90e7-aa22a9ab61e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.55.83
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Sheldon-Claire Company Records

Donor:
Shalett, Lew  Search this
Photographer:
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986  Search this
Creator:
Sheldon-Claire Company  Search this
Extent:
10 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Date:
1926-1968
Summary:
Employee motivational materials, circa 1926-1968, produced by the Sheldon-Claire Company.
Scope and Contents:
Employee motivational materials, circa 1926-1968, produced by the Sheldon-Claire Company. Materials include posters, pamphlets, manuals and other materials, in addition to the papers documenting the development and promotion of these products. Many are reproductions of work by famous photographers, such as Russell Lee. Some reflect World War II themes or constitute wartime propaganda.
Arrangement:
The collections is arranged into 14 series.

Series 1: Poster Campaigns, 1943-1964

Series 2: Bulletins, 1949-1963

Series 3: Supervisors Manuals, undated

Series 4: Small versions of Posters by Topics, undated

Series 5: Mail-O-Grams, undated

Series 6: Meet Bill Jones Service, 1926-1927

Series 7: Endorsements and Acknowledgments, undated

Series 8: The Greenly Plan, undated

Series 9: Scrapbook, undated

Series 10: Papers on Client Relations

Series 11: Background and Historical Materials, undated

Series 12: Copyright Papers, 1936-1968

Series 13: Posters, 1927-1962

Series 14: Miscellaneous, undated
Biographical / Historical:
In 1981, Mr. Lew Shallet sold his employee motivation program to Pratt, Whitney. However, that firm found that there was no market for it and it was discontinued. Mr. And Mrs. Lew Shalett moved to Florida in 1981. Mr. Shalett passed away on January 29, 1994.
Materials at Other Organizations:
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

In 1943, Mr. Shalett donated a set of his "This is America" posters to President Franklin D. Roosevelt; they were placed into the collection at Roosevelt's Hyde Park Library, where they joined previous poster series that Shalett had donated. In 1980, Mr. Shalett donated to the Chicago Historical Society his "valuable personal and private organized collection of graphic arts and related material consisting of original lithographed posters produced in the 20's [sic], 30's [sic], and during World War II."
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center by Mrs. Wanda Shalett in December 2001.
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:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
Industrial relations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Propaganda  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 20th century
Citation:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records, 1926-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0768
See more items in:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0768
Online Media:

"Employee Understanding"

Collection Donor:
Shalett, Lew  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sheldon-Claire Company  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
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:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records, 1926-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records
Sheldon-Claire Company Records / Series 12: Copyright Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0768-ref182

Copyright Papers for cassette tapes on supervisory development and employee motivation

Collection Donor:
Shalett, Lew  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sheldon-Claire Company  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
967-1968
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:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records, 1926-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Sheldon-Claire Company Records
Sheldon-Claire Company Records / Series 12: Copyright Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0768-ref193

Devil's Lake Indian Agency employees

Collection Creator:
Waugh, John Harold, Jr., 1878-1956  Search this
Extent:
1 glass plate negative
Container:
Box 47-2 (glass plate negatives)
Culture:
Wahpetonwan Dakota [Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe]  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Glass plate negatives
Date:
circa 1893
Scope and Contents:
Outdoor group portrait of the Devils Lake Agency Indian Service employees including Indian police, judges, and Indian agent, possibly shot in Fort Totten on the Spirit Lake Reservation (Devils Lake Reservation) in North Dakota. L-R Standing: [unknown], Frank Palmer (non-indian store-keeper), Indian police officers Canpocksa (Caupaxa), Tyakmani, [unknown], Thomas, Jim, Swift Bear, Oyesna (Abraham), Police Captain Wiyakamaza (Iron Feather), Mike, Louis Langin, Sanica. Seated L-R: Tio Waste (Little Fish, Judge), Matochatka (Chief Left Bear, Judge), Ichnjanka/Ecanajinka (Chief Standing Steady, Judge) and son, John H. Waugh (Indian Agent), Curley. See N20171 for a similar group photograph.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives 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).

One of the photographs is restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); J. Harold Waugh photographs from the Spirit Lake Reservation (Devil's Lake Reservation) image #, NMAI.AC.143; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.143, Item N20168
See more items in:
J. Harold Waugh photographs from the Spirit Lake Reservation (Devils Lake Reservation)
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-143-ref18

Devil's Lake Indian Agency employees

Collection Creator:
Waugh, John Harold, Jr., 1878-1956  Search this
Extent:
1 glass plate negative
Container:
Box 47-2 (glass plate negatives)
Culture:
Wahpetonwan Dakota [Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe]  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Glass plate negatives
Date:
circa 1893
Scope and Contents:
Outdoor group portrait of the Devils Lake Agency Indian Service employees including Indian police, judges, and Indian agent, likely shot in Fort Totten on the Spirit Lake Reservation (Devils Lake Reservation). Standing row of Indian police (Wahpetonwan Dakota) L-R: Tyakmani, Jim, Swift Bear, Oyesna (Abraham), Thomas, Canpocksa (Caupaxsa), Sanica, Police Captain Wiyakamaza (Iron Feather), Louis Langin, Mike, [unknown]. Seated row in front L-R: [unknown], Ichnjanka/Ecanajinka (Chief Standing Steady, Judge), Waanatan II (Chief Wanata, Judge), Matochatka (Chief Left Bear, Judge), unknown child, John Waugh (Indian Agent) with daughter Edna Waugh on his lap. The man kneeling behind the front row was possibly an agency interpreter. See also N20168 for a similar group portrait.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives 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).

One of the photographs is restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); J. Harold Waugh photographs from the Spirit Lake Reservation (Devil's Lake Reservation) image #, NMAI.AC.143; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.143, Item N20171
See more items in:
J. Harold Waugh photographs from the Spirit Lake Reservation (Devils Lake Reservation)
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-143-ref21

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