Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
2155 documents - page 1 of 108

Exidy Sorcerer Personal Computer

Maker:
Exidy, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.8 cm x 52.2 cm x 35.5 cm; 4 1/4 in x 20 9/16 in x 14 in
Object Name:
microcomputer
Date made:
1978-1980
Subject:
Exidy Sorcerer  Search this
Credit Line:
Elmer C. Butler, Jr.
ID Number:
1993.0546.01
Catalog number:
1993.0546.01
Accession number:
1993.0546
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Work
Computers & Business Machines
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334653

1888 Stevens Family Silk Crazy Quilt

Maker:
Stevens, Gertrude Olney  Search this
Stevens, Celia  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, satin, velvet, cotton (overall material)
thread, silk, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 77 in x 61 in; 196 cm x 154 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Date made:
1888
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gertrude O. S. Cleveland
ID Number:
TE.T09127
Accession number:
169638
Catalog number:
T09127
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556349
Additional Online Media:

Mister Rogers' Sweater

User:
Rogers, Fred  Search this
Physical Description:
fiber, acrylic (overall material)
metal (zipper material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 in x 31 in; 68.58 cm x 78.74 cm
Object Name:
sweater
Date made:
ca 1968 - 1984
Associated Date:
1968-2001
Subject:
Television  Search this
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood {Television Program}  Search this
Television  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
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred Rogers
ID Number:
1984.0219.01
Accession number:
1984.0219
Catalog number:
1984.0219.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_680637
Additional Online Media:

Simon Electronic Game, 1978

Inventor:
Baer, Ralph H.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Milton Bradley Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 10 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
microprocessor-control game
Date made:
1978
Related Publication:
Baer, Ralph H.. Videogames: In The Beginning
Credit Line:
Gift of Ralph H. Baer
ID Number:
2006.0102.09
Catalog number:
2006.0102.09
Accession number:
2006.0102
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Popular Entertainment
Computers & Business Machines
Family & Social Life
Baer
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1302005
Additional Online Media:

Family group

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
albumen (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
cabinet card
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Subject:
Children  Search this
Men  Search this
Women  Search this
Portraits  Search this
ID Number:
PG.78.22.08
Accession number:
2018.0226
Catalog number:
78.22.8
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Family & Social Life
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1904808
Additional Online Media:

Helen Keller's Watch

Associated person:
Keller, Helen  Search this
Maker:
Rossel & Fils  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (watch case material)
brass (watch movement material)
gold-plated, copper alloy, porcelain-enamel, glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, watch: 2 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.7625 cm x 1.27 cm
overall, case: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
watch
Place Made:
Switzerland
Date made:
ca 1865
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:
Phillips Brooks Keller & Mrs. Gordon Erwin
ID Number:
ME.335239
Catalog number:
335239
Accession number:
314555
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Health & Medicine
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851873
Additional Online Media:

Twiggy Thermos

Maker:
Aladdin  Search this
Physical Description:
paint or ink (overall material)
steel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 9.5 cm x 17 cm; 3 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 6 11/16 in
Object Name:
bottle
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
ID Number:
2003.3070.25.02
Nonaccession number:
2003.3070
Catalog number:
2003.3070.25.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250115

Miss America Lunch Box

Collected for nmah:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Maker:
Aladdin  Search this
Physical Description:
paint (overall material)
chrome plating (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 8 in x 4 in; 19.05 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1972
Subject:
Television  Search this
Related Publication:
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes
ID Number:
1988.3160.63
Nonaccession number:
1988.3160
Catalog number:
1988.3160.63
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892865
Additional Online Media:

Mourning Picture

Maker:
Winn, Susan  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (ground material)
wood, gilded (frame material)
glass (mat material)
chenille (threads material)
gold spangles (overall color)
blue-green (overall color)
browns (overall color)
grey-green (overall color)
ivory (overall color)
satin, long and short, stem and couching stitches used (joint piece production method or technique)
gilded wood with rope turning (frame production method or technique)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
silk (thread material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 25 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 64.135 cm x 64.135 cm
Object Name:
embroidered picture
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Lititz
Date made:
ca 1816
Associated dates:
1938
Related Publication:
Dillmont, Thérèse de. Assisi Embroideries
Lubar, Steven, and Kathleen M. Kendrick. Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian
Ring, Betty. Girlhood Embroidery, American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework
Herr , Patricia T.. "The Ornamental Branches," Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls' School Between 1800 and 1865
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert Adsit Clemons
ID Number:
TE.T08266
Catalog number:
T08266
Accession number:
148588
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Religion
Art
Embroidered Pictures
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148275
Additional Online Media:

1883 Sarah Henderson's Parlor Throw

Maker:
Henderson, Sarah Elizabeth Smedley  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, wool, cotton (overall material)
thread, silk, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 60 in x 58 in; 152 cm x 147 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1880-1890
Date:
1883
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mme. Blanch Smedley-von Daur
ID Number:
TE.T08319
Accession number:
152313
Catalog number:
T08319
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556333
Additional Online Media:

Health Food: Macrobiotic Brown Rice

Distributor:
Great Eastern Sun  Search this
Maker:
Great Eastern Sun  Search this
Physical Description:
rice, cultured organic brown (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19.5 cm x 11 cm x 4.5 cm; 7 11/16 in x 4 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in
Object Name:
macrobiotic food
Place distributed:
United States: North Carolina, Asheville
Credit Line:
Aveline and Michio Kushi
ID Number:
1997.0240.05
Catalog number:
1997.0240.05
Accession number:
1997.0240
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Cultures & Communities
Agriculture
Health & Medicine
Food
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_688047
Additional Online Media:

Toy Fire Engine

Physical Description:
black (horses in harness color)
black (pumper color)
white (pumper color)
yellow (horses in harness color)
yellow (pumper color)
iron, cast (horses in harness material)
Object Name:
Toy, Fire Engine, Steam, with Horses
Toy, Fire Engine, Steam, with Horses
Object Type:
toys (recreational artifacts)
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Horses  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
DL.295669.0749
Catalog number:
295669.0749
Accession number:
295669
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_314550

Crayola Crayons

Maker:
Binney and Smith  Search this
Physical Description:
wax (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 7 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 19.685 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
crayons, box of
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Easton
Date made:
1903
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:
2000.0073.41
Accession number:
2000.0073
Catalog number:
2000.0073.41
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Education
National Treasures exhibit
Art
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1196565
Additional Online Media:

Aladdin Lunch Box

Maker:
Aladdin  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 cm x 22 cm x 11 cm; 7 7/8 in x 8 11/16 in x 4 5/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1993
Credit Line:
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
ID Number:
2003.3070.27.01
Nonaccession number:
2003.3070
Catalog number:
2003.3070.27.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250118

Alfred Pope and family

Maker:
Kasebier, Gertrude  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 15.4 cm x 20 cm; 6 1/16 in x 7 7/8 in
Object Name:
platinum print
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Farmington
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Men  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Mina Turner
ID Number:
PG.73.15.08
Catalog number:
73.15.08
Accession number:
306580
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Gertrude Kasebier
Food
Family & Social Life
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1019859

Invention for Improvement in Sewing Machines

Maker:
Blanchard, Helen A.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.5 cm x 20 cm x 42 cm; 6 7/8 in x 7 7/8 in x 16 17/32 in
Object Name:
sewing machine
Date made:
1873
Patent date:
1873-08-19
ID Number:
TE.T06433.000
Catalog number:
T06433.000
Accession number:
89797
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
Patent Models
Family & Social Life
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition:
Inventing In America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069711
Additional Online Media:

Our yard, K Street Washington, D.C.

Maker:
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 9 in; 17.78 cm x 22.86 cm
image: 4 1/2 in x 6 3/8 in; 11.43 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Subject:
Children  Search this
croquet  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline Hoffmire
ID Number:
PG.66.24.24
Catalog number:
66.24.24
Accession number:
263090
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Titian Ramsey Peale Collection
Family & Social Life
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1815930

Teddy Bear

Inspired by:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Maker:
Ideal Toy Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 24 in; 60.96 cm
Object Name:
animal, stuffed
Object Type:
toys
Date made:
ca 1903
Subject:
Bears  Search this
Toys  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
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt
ID Number:
PL.252493.02
Catalog number:
252493.02
Accession number:
252493
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
National Treasures exhibit
Government, Politics, and Reform
Family & Social Life
Exhibition:
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_491375

1885 - 1890 Lyle Baird's Crazy-patched Parlor Throw

Physical Description:
fabric, silk, velvet, satin (overall material)
thread, silk, chenille, metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 89 in x 79 in; 225 cm x 200 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1885-1890
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Baird
ID Number:
TE.E377368
Accession number:
90658
Catalog number:
E377368
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556269
Additional Online Media:

1906 Sarah Butler's "Log Cabin" Pieced Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 72 in x 71 in; 183 cm x 180 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Date made:
1906
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
TE.E388877
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
E388877
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Cultures & Communities
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556282
Additional Online Media:

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • National Museum of American History