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NBC "Fireside Chat" Microphone

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Depicted:
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
User:
Smith, Sr., Carleton  Search this
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
painted (logo production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in; 26.035 cm x 14.9225 cm
Object Name:
microphone
Referenced:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date used:
1930s
Used date:
1930s
Subject:
Radio broadcasts  Search this
Related event:
Fireside Chats  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
1996.0168.01
Accession number:
1996.0168
Catalog number:
1996.0168.01
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
National Treasures exhibit
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687509

Production Records, 1937-1942, 1980-1981, 2002-2003

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Uniform title:
World is yours (Radio program)  Search this
Subject:
National Broadcasting Company  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Archives (U.S.)  Search this
United States Office of Education  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1937
1937-2003
1937-1942, 1980-1981, 2002-2003
Topic:
Basket makers  Search this
Chumash Indians  Search this
Chumash language  Search this
Media programs (Education)  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 05-124
See more items in:
Production Records 1937-1942, 1980-1981, 2002-2003 [Smithsonian Institution]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_258966

Educational Radio Project Publications, 1936-1937 and undated

Uniform title:
Answer Me This (Radio program)  Search this
Interviews with the Past (Radio program)  Search this
World is yours (Radio program)  Search this
Subject:
National Broadcasting Company  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Office of Education  Search this
United States Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States Office of Education Educational Radio Project  Search this
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
Europe
Date:
1936
1936-1937
1936-1937 and undated
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Evolution  Search this
Media programs (Education)  Search this
Petroglyphs  Search this
Physical sciences  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Radio scripts  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Social sciences  Search this
Songs  Search this
Tigers  Search this
History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 06-152
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_259487

Recordings, 1984-1999

Creator:
Smithsonian Associates Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Uniform title:
Radio Smithsonian (Radio program)  Search this
Subject:
United States Information Agency  Search this
National Broadcasting Company  Search this
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Audio cassettes
Videotapes
Date:
1984
1984-1999
Topic:
Publicity  Search this
Museum outreach programs  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00853
See more items in:
Recordings 1984-1999 [Smithsonian Associates Office of Public Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226538

Stromberg-Carlson radio microphone

Maker:
Stromberg-Carlson  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 4 in x 2 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
microphone
Date made:
ca 1916
c 1916
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311443
Catalog number:
311443
Accession number:
148157
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1336362
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NBC / RCA parabolic condenser microphone on stand

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 8 in x 6 in; 40.64 cm x 20.32 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Mounting, Condenser Microphone
condenser microphone mounting
condenser microphone
Date made:
1930
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311451
Catalog number:
311451
Accession number:
148157
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_705730

NBC condenser microphone

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 6 in x 6 in; 36.83 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Microphone, Condenser
condenser microphone
Date made:
1927
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311448
Catalog number:
311448
Accession number:
148157
Model number:
AA4088
Serial number:
3106
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_705736
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NBC Microphone

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 4 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 10.16 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
microphone, inductor
microphone
Date made:
1931
Subject:
Radio broadcasts  Search this
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311450
Catalog number:
311450
Accession number:
148157
Model number:
618-A
Serial number:
931
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
1939 exhibit
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_705737
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"Tomato Can" microphone from station KDKA

Measurements:
on stand: 17 in x 8 in; 43.18 cm x 20.32 cm
mic only: 5 in x 5 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Microphone
Date made:
1920
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311444
Catalog number:
311444
Accession number:
148157
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713166
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NBC suspension carbon radio microphone

Maker:
Western Electric  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 in; 43.18 cm x 19.05 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Microphone
Date made:
1925
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311446
Catalog number:
311446
Accession number:
148157
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713167
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
United Negro College Fund, American, founded 1944  Search this
Billy Dee Williams, American, born 1937  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
National Urban Affairs Council, American, founded 1971  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Harold Washington, American, 1922 - 1987  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
National Bar Association, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal Church, American, founded 1816  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
National Pharmaceutical Association, American, founded 1947  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
People United to Save Humanity, American, founded 1971  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Dance Theatre of Harlem, American, founded 1969  Search this
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, American, founded 1981  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 1/2 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Bahamas, Caribbean, North and Central America
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1983
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Travel  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.17
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Playbill for The Colored Museum

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
The Public Theater, American, founded 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Loretta Devine, American, born 1949  Search this
Tommy Hollis, American, 1954 - 2001  Search this
Reggie Montgomery, 1948 - 2002  Search this
Vickilyn Reynolds, American, born 1955  Search this
Danitra Vance, American, 1954 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/4 x 5 7/8 in. (22.2 x 14.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1986
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.20
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Western Electric model 600A microphone

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 16.51 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
Microphone
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1923
Associated date:
1926
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311445
Catalog number:
311445
Accession number:
148157
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712810

NBC / RCA "Velocity" Ribbon Microphone

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/8 in x 7 in x 7 in; 28.2575 cm x 17.78 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Microphone
Date made:
1931
Date made:
ca 1938
ca 1931
ca. 1931
Credit Line:
from National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
ID Number:
EM.311452
Catalog number:
311452
Accession number:
148157
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1088009

Map from Bonanza

Maker:
unknown  Search this
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 14 in; 50.8 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
poster
Date made:
ca 1959
Subject:
Television broadcasts  Search this
ID Number:
2013.3087.01
Nonaccession number:
2013.3087
Catalog number:
2013.3087.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1452610

photograph of a letter from the National Broadcasting Company, Inc.

Associated Name:
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Weber, Martin J.  Search this
Physical Description:
film (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.1 cm x 20.1 cm; 9 7/8 in x 7 29/32 in
Object Name:
film, photographic
Object Type:
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1948-1960s
Subject:
Technology  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0071.060
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1412258

hat

Depicted (sitter):
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
Referenced:
Democratic National Convention  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Object Name:
hat
Associated Place:
China
Date made:
2008
Associated date:
August 2008
Subject:
News  Search this
Promotional Item  Search this
Related event:
Democratic National Convention of 2008  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0192.057
Accession number:
2008.0192
Catalog number:
2008.0192.057
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1407442

hat

Referenced:
Obama, Barack H.  Search this
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Port and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
Object Name:
hat
Place made:
China
Associated Place:
China
China
Date made:
2008
Associated date:
August 2008
Subject:
Promotional Item  Search this
Politics  Search this
News  Search this
Related event:
Democratic National Convention of 2008  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0192.058
Catalog number:
2008.0192.058
Accession number:
2008.0192
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1407458

button

Referenced:
White House, The  Search this
National Broadcasting Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in; x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
button
Associated Place:
China
Date made:
2008
Associated date:
August 2008
Subject:
Buttons, Badges, Ribbons  Search this
News  Search this
Politics  Search this
Related event:
Democratic National Convention of 2008  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0192.153
Accession number:
2008.0192
Catalog number:
2008.0192.153
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1407913

Your Uninvited Guests

Distributor:
U.S. Public Health Service  Search this
Maker:
National Broadcasting Company Inc. Radio-Recording Division  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic, vinyl (overall material)
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 40 cm; x 15 3/4 in
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated place:
United States
Credit Line:
Gift of Allegheny County Health Department
ID Number:
1990.0698.36.01
Catalog number:
1990.0698.36.01
Accession number:
1990.0698
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1071757

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