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LCL Corporation Records

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
Dyer, Randolph N., II  Search this
LCL Corporation.  Search this
Former owner:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
3.6 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photograph albums
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs
Date:
1927-ca. 1970.
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists mostly of films and photographs on the subjects of freight and containerization, especially railroad containerization. The containerization of building materials is the subject of most of the photographs, especially cement.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Containerization company.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Randolph N. Dyer II, 1991.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Shipping  Search this
Trucks  Search this
Cement  Search this
Containerization  Search this
Freight and freightage  Search this
Industrial films  Search this
Industry -- U.S.  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1950-1960
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
LCL Corporation Records, 1927-ca. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1170
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1170
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Grutzner Diesel Company Negatives

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Grutzner Diesel Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Glass negatives
Photographs
Date:
n.d.
Scope and Contents note:
Approximately one hundred fifteen glass negatives of diesels.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Diesel engines  Search this
Engines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Photographs -- Glass -- Silver gelatin -- 20th century
Citation:
Grutzner Diesel Company Negatives, n.d. Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1097
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1097

Niagara Railroad Negatives

Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
Niagara Railroad  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
glass.,Silver gelatin on
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca. 1880s-1920.
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negatives documenting the Niagara Railroad and its architectural structures.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Topic:
Stations -- New York  Search this
Trains -- New York  Search this
Railroads -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Niagara Railroad Negatives, ca. 1880s-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1081
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1081

David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1970-1976
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Author and photographer.
Provenance:
Collection donated by David Plowden, date unknown.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Reproduction restricted due to copyright.
Topic:
Bridges -- Canada  Search this
Bridges -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs, 1970-1976, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1019
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1019

Page Tractor Company Papers

Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
Page Tractor Company  Search this
Names:
Pioneer Manufacturing Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Invoices
Drawings
Trade catalogs
Manuals
Correspondence
Blueprints
Date:
1940-1979.
Scope and Contents:
Papers documenting Page Tractor Company and its parent company, Pioneer Manufacturing. The papers include customer inquiries and the responses to them, drawings and blueprints, invoices, trade literature, parts catalogs and price lists, and instruction manuals.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Wisconsin-based tractor company. They also made snowmobiles, snow blowers and snow plows.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Topic:
Tractors  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Invoices
Drawings
Trade catalogs
Manuals
Correspondence -- 20th century
Blueprints
Citation:
Page Tractor Company Papers, 1940-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1005
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1005

Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Former owner:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Stereographs
Date:
1867-1927
Summary:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.
Content Description:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains. Also included are many maritime subjects, including steamships, riverboats, harbors and shipyards. A few of the cards depict scenes in American cities such as New York and Chicago. The vast majority of the images are of scenes in the Northeastern United States, though there are several from Colorado, and a few foreign subjects.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Topic:
Harbors  Search this
Passenger ships  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Railroad tracks  Search this
Railroad yards  Search this
Railroad trains  Search this
Railroad construction  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
River boats  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipyards  Search this
Travel photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1468
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1468

Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs

Donor:
McBride, Harry A.  Search this
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
4.5 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
ca. 1940s-1950s.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia and several island nations.
Arrangement:
1 series, arranged by railroad.
Biographical / Historical:
McBride was a foreign service officer and museum official. He was also a railroad enthusiast.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Colonel Harry A. McBride, Date Unknown
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Railroads -- Buildings and structures  Search this
Railroad trains  Search this
Railroad stations  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Railroads -- Rolling-stock  Search this
Railroads -- Employees  Search this
Citation:
Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs, 1940s-1950s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1171
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1171
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United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Glass Plate Negatives

Sponsor:
United States. Department of Agriculture (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1906-1907.
Summary:
The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of glass plate negatives documenting the construction of the Department of Agriculture building in Washington, D.C. All of the glass plate negatives date from approximately 1906 to 1907 and are arranged in chronological order.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.

Series 1: Glass Plate Negatives, 1906-1907
Historical:
The United States Department of Agriculture (informally the Agriculture Department or USDA) is the United States federal executive department responsible for developing and executing U.S. federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and abroad.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
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. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Topic:
Public buildings -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Construction -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1900-1910
Citation:
United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Photographs, 1906-1907, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1096
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United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Glass Plate Negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1096
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Lehigh Valley Coal Company Records

Collector:
Lehigh Valley Coal Company  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Agriculture, Divison of (NMAH)  Search this
Agriculture, Divison of (NMAH)  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Drawings
Specifications
Date:
1864-1865, and undated.
Scope and Contents:
Company records, including specifications, drawings and plans, photographs, and other miscellaneous archival material.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Mining company, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Collected for the National Museum of American History.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Coal -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Mining equipment  Search this
Anthracite coal industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 19th century
Drawings -- 19th century
Specifications
Citation:
Lehigh Valley Coal Company Records, 1864-1865, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1106
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1106

Kauffman Collection

Creator:
Kauffman, Christian S.  Search this
Cordelia Furnace (Cordelia, Pa.).  Search this
Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 volumes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Business records
Date:
1851-1883
Scope and Contents note:
Three volumes of business records from the Cordelia Furnace, Cordelia, Pennsylvania, and its store.
Arrangement:
Divided into 3 series: Quarry Lime book, 1883; Receipt book, 1851-1858; and Cordelia Furnace Store Journal, 1868-1870.
Biographical/Historical note:
Originally called the Rough and Ready, the furnace was built in 1848 at Cordelia. It was purchased by C. S. Kauffman in 1855.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Iron -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 1850-1900
Citation:
Kauffman Collection, 1851-1883, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1103
See more items in:
Kauffman Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1103

Leon Stuck Photograph Album

Donor:
Sluder, Joyce  Search this
Creator:
Stuck, Leon  Search this
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1927-1928.
Scope and Contents:
A photograph album documenting road building in cities on Long Island, New York.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Provenance:
Donated to the Division of Work and Industry in 2001 by Mr. Stuck's niece, Joyce Sluder.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Topic:
Road construction workers  Search this
Road building -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Leon Stuck Photograph Album, 1927-1928, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1008
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1008

Absecon, New Jersey

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref514

Baker Island, Maine

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref518

Baker's Island, Massachusetts

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref519

Barnegat, New Jersey

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref520

Bass Harbor Head, Maine

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref521

Bear Island, Maine

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref522

Beavertail, Rhode Island

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref523

Belle Isle, Michigan

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref524

Big Sable, Michigan

Collection Creator:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection isopen for research.
Collection Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
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:
Lighthouse Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Lighthouse Postcards Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1055-ref525

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