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Morse-Vail Telegraph Key

Demonstrator:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Maker:
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in x 6 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
telegraph transmitter
telegraph key
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Morristown
Used:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1844
Used date:
1844
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
Credit Line:
from Western Union Telegraph Co.
ID Number:
EM.181411
Catalog number:
181411
Accession number:
31652
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American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1096762
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Barbie Doll

Maker:
Mattel, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
fiber (overall material)
straw (overall material)
Object Name:
Doll
doll
Place Made:
Japan
Date made:
ca 1958
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Dolls  Search this
ID Number:
1988.0608.17
Catalog number:
1988.0608.17
Accession number:
1988.0608
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1155897
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Peter Stauffer overshot coverlet sample, early 1800s

Physical Description:
overshot (overall production method/technique)
cotton, wool (overall material)
Object Name:
coverlet fragment, overshot
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Chester
Date made:
ca. 1810-1831
Credit Line:
Gift of Miriam D. Hosler
ID Number:
TE.T11195
Catalog number:
T11195
Accession number:
206774
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_621549
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Mixmaster® Stand Mixer

Maker:
Sunbeam Corp.  Search this
Physical Description:
chrome plate (overall material)
plastic (handle; speed dial material)
rubber (power cord material)
steel, stainless (bowls material)
Measurements:
overall, large bowl: 4 5/8 in x 9 in; 11.7475 cm x 22.86 cm
overall, small bowl: 4 5/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 16.1925 cm
overall, stand: 12 5/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in; 32.0675 cm x 29.21 cm x 18.7325 cm
Object Name:
mixer, food
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1968 - 1974
Subject:
appliances  Search this
Food Processing  Search this
Household Tools and Equipment  Search this
kitchen  Search this
Patented  Search this
ID Number:
1988.3120.1
Nonaccession number:
1988.3120
Catalog number:
1988.3120.1
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Food
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_324396

The Factory Girl's Song

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
printer's ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
broadside
Place made:
United States: New England
Date made:
1840s
1835 - 1855
Subject:
Girls  Search this
labor issues  Search this
Music  Search this
Textile Processing and Production  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0125.01
Accession number:
2013.0125
Catalog number:
2013.0125.01
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American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445159

Gregg Shorthand Speed Certificate

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm x 9 cm; 6 1/2 in x 3 9/16 in
Object Name:
certificate
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1944-03-14
Subject:
Awards and Prizes  Search this
Education  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Winifred S. Weislogel
ID Number:
1998.0047.16
Catalog number:
1998.0047.16
Accession number:
1998.0047
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Work
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1321689

Ancient Order of United Workmen Benefit Certificate

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 42.545 cm x 29.21 cm
Object Name:
certificate, benefit
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Signed:
1888
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
ID Number:
1992.0021.01
Catalog number:
1992.0021.01
Accession number:
1992.0021
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1120270
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Ritty Model 1 Cash Register, Possibly a Replica

Maker:
National Cash Register Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 50.5 cm x 55.5 cm x 36 cm; 19 7/8 in x 21 7/8 in x 14 3/16 in
Object Name:
cash register
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Dayton
Date made:
ca 1904
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Business  Search this
Related event:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition  Search this
Related Publication:
Kidwell, Peggy A. and Cerruzi, Paul E.. Landmarks in Digital Computing: A Smithsonian Pictorial History
Credit Line:
Gift of National Cash Register Company
ID Number:
MA.316700
Accession number:
225455
Catalog number:
316700
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Cash and Credit Registers
Computers & Business Machines
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694231
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Pink Tupperware Shaker w/Sipper or Sprinkler

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 5/8 in x 3 in; 19.3675 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Sprinkler
spinkler
sipper
sprinkler
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.067
Catalog number:
1992.0605.067
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170575
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Tupperware Shaker

Physical Description:
plastic (polyethylene) (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 20 cm x 8.5 cm; 7 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in
Object Name:
Mixer
mixer
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
ca 1949
Subject:
Food Culture  Search this
Plastics  Search this
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.005A-D
Catalog number:
1992.0605.005A-D
1992.605.5 A-D
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170439

Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 1 Carrying Case

Maker:
Radio Shack  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 22 cm x 74 cm x 61 cm; 8 11/16 in x 29 1/8 in x 24 in
Object Name:
microcomputer accessory
Date made:
1977-1981
Credit Line:
K.S. Widelitz
ID Number:
1983.0169.01.1
Catalog number:
1983.0169.01.1
Accession number:
1983.0169
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Medicine and Science: Computers
American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334338
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10 Dollar Merchants and Mechanics Bank Note, 1833

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.5 cm x 17.5 cm x .01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 6 7/8 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Monroe
Date on object:
1833-04-01
Date made:
1833
Credit Line:
Estate of Victor H. Huberich
ID Number:
NU.NU46192.0004
Accession number:
170666
Serial number:
400
Catalog number:
NU46192.0004
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1455717

“The Deacon” Name Tag

Physical Description:
textile (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
name tag
ID Number:
2002.0319.07
Accession number:
2002.0319
Catalog number:
2002.0319.07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190159

“Hoppy” Name Tag

Physical Description:
textile (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
name tag
ID Number:
2002.0319.10
Accession number:
2002.0319
Catalog number:
2002.0319.10
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190162

“Peachie Popsie” Name Tag

Physical Description:
textile (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
name tag
ID Number:
2002.0319.13
Accession number:
2002.0319
Catalog number:
2002.0319.13
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190165

“Pitt” Name Tag

Physical Description:
textile (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
name tag
ID Number:
2002.0319.14
Accession number:
2002.0319
Catalog number:
2002.0319.14
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190166

1 Dollar, Corn Exchange Bank, De Soto, Nebraska, 1860

Maker:
National Bank Note Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.4 cm x 18 cm x .01 cm; 2 29/32 in x 7 3/32 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
1860
ID Number:
2014.0016.002
Accession number:
2014.0016
Catalog number:
2014.0016.002
Serial number:
6602
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456022

1.25 Dollars, Vermont Glass Factory, The Farmers Bank, Troy, New York, 1814

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.2 cm x 16.3 cm x .01 cm; 2 7/16 in x 6 13/32 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place made:
United States: New York, Troy
Date made:
1814
ID Number:
2014.0016.003
Accession number:
2014.0016
Catalog number:
2014.0016.003
Serial number:
1079
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456032

5 Dollars, Farmers and Exchange Bank Note, Charleston, South Carolina, 1863

Maker:
Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.5 cm x 17.5 cm x .01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 6 7/8 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place made:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Date made:
1863
ID Number:
2014.0016.004
Accession number:
2014.0016
Catalog number:
2014.0016.004
Serial number:
1209
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456099
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1 Dollar, Bank of Washtenaw Note, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1854

Maker:
Danforth, Wright & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.1 cm x 18 cm x .01 cm; 2 25/32 in x 7 3/32 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Ann Arbor
Date made:
1854
ID Number:
2014.0016.005
Accession number:
2014.0016
Catalog number:
2014.0016.005
Serial number:
3203
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American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456161
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