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Greensboro Lunch Counter

User:
F. W. Woolworth Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall color)
salmon (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 38 in x 15 in x 15 in; 96.52 cm x 38.1 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
stool
Used:
United States: North Carolina, Greensboro
Subject:
Civil Rights Movement  Search this
African American  Search this
Related event:
Greensboro Sit-in  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:
1994.0156.01
Catalog number:
1994.0156.01
Accession number:
1994.0156
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
National Treasures exhibit
Government, Politics, and Reform
Food
Exhibition:
Exhibit
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1159229

Caroline Harrison's 1889 Inaugural Gown

Wearer:
Harrison, Caroline Lavinia Scott  Search this
Associated institution:
Logan Silk Company  Search this
Manufacturer:
Logan Silk Company  Search this
Maker:
Ghormley, Robes et Manteaux  Search this
Textile designer:
Williamson, Mary  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
dress
Dress
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York
Associated place:
Unlinked Place
Associated Date:
1889
Subject:
Costume  Search this
First Ladies  Search this
Inauguration  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Inauguration of 1897  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Harrison McKee and Mrs. Mary McKee Reisinger
ID Number:
PL.044328
Catalog number:
44328
Accession number:
170780
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_523792

Book, The Day They Marched

Depicted:
King, Jr., Martin Luther  Search this
Wilkins, Roy  Search this
Fauntroy, Walter  Search this
Lewis, John  Search this
Randolph, A. Philip  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
multi-color (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
magazine
Occurred:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1963
Subject:
Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Related event:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Smithsonian Libraries
ID Number:
1989.0603.09
Catalog number:
1989.0603.09
Accession number:
1989.0603
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
The Early Sixties: American Culture
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1061657
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Pekin County Courthouse Desk

User:
Dirksen, Everett  Search this
Physical Description:
walnut (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 in x 36 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in; 88.9 cm x 92.71 cm x 67.31 cm
Object Name:
desk
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Mrs. Everett M. Dirksen
ID Number:
PL.290488.11
Accession number:
290488
Catalog number:
290488.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_743333

Civil War Draft Wheel

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 ft; 1.8288 m
Object Name:
lottery wheel
Associated date:
1861-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
U.S. War Department
ID Number:
PL.025222
Catalog number:
25222
Accession number:
64127
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_516035

Multi-language Polling Place Sign, 2014

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 45 in; 66.04 cm x 114.3 cm
Object Name:
sign
Date made:
c 2014-11-04
ID Number:
2015.0077.01
Accession number:
2015.0077
Catalog number:
2015.0077.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1757120

poster

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
cream; red; white; blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 11 in; 43.18 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
poster
Used:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
c 2014-11-04
Associated Date:
c 2014-11-04
Subject:
Election Day  Search this
Elections  Search this
Voting  Search this
Chinese  Search this
ID Number:
2017.3059.03
Catalog number:
2017.3059.03
Nonaccession number:
2017.3059
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1757161

ring

Associated person:
Davis, Jefferson  Search this
Wearer:
Davis, Varina Anne Howell  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
platinum (overall material)
diamond (overall material)
Measurements:
center stone: .9 cm; x 11/32 in
shank interior: 1.6 cm; x 5/8 in
Object Name:
ring
Date made:
ca 1850 - 1880
Associated Date:
ca 1850-1880
Subject:
Jewelry  Search this
ID Number:
2012.0261.01
Accession number:
2012.0261
Catalog number:
2012.0261.01
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1436565

box

Physical Description:
gold; velvet; agate (overall material)
Measurements:
box overall: 11/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 11/16 in; 1.778 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.318 cm
Object Name:
Box
Source:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
1860s
c1864
Subject:
Presentation  Search this
ID Number:
PL.219098.08.b
Accession number:
219098
Catalog number:
219098.08.b
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1146854
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Inkwell given to John Hay

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 6 in; 11.43 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Inkwell
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Mrs. John Hay
ID Number:
PL.013125
Catalog number:
13125
Accession number:
54183
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
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Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_513228
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nugget

Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, velvet (box material)
metal, gold (box material)
metal, gold (overall material)
stone, agate (box material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 1 in; x 1.27 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Nugget
Associated place:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
c1864
Associated date:
1864 09 22
Subject:
Presentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Lincoln Isham
ID Number:
PL.219098.08.a
Catalog number:
219098.08.a
Accession number:
219098
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_516569
Additional Online Media:

Button, NAACP Voter Coordinator

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 3 in; x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Button
Subject:
Voting  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0389.04
Catalog number:
1996.0389.04
Accession number:
1996.0389
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1181927
Additional Online Media:

White House Solar Panel

User:
Carter, Jimmy  Search this
Maker:
Inter Technology/Solar Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 37 in x 78 in; 12.7 cm x 93.98 cm x 198.12 cm
Object Name:
solar panel
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Warrenton
Used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1977
Subject:
Environment  Search this
Environmental History  Search this
ID Number:
2009.0154.01
Catalog number:
2009.0154.01
Accession number:
2009.0154
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
Energy & Power
Exhibition:
History Highlights: Solar on the Line
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1356218
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Medal box made from wood carried on the Seneca Chief at the opening of the Erie Canal, New York, New York

Physical Description:
paper (labels (2) material)
wood (disjoint section material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 2 in; 1.27 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
box
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York
United States: New York, Erie Canal
Date made:
ca 1825
ID Number:
2011.0036.07
Accession number:
2011.0036
Catalog number:
2011.0036.07
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
The American Revolution: A World War
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_490289
Additional Online Media:

knife box

Associated person:
Washington, George  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
skin, shark (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 24.13 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Knife Box
ID Number:
PL.001246
Catalog number:
001246
Accession number:
13152
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition:
The American Revolution: A World War
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_514883

Lady’s glove with a portrait of Lafayette, The United States, 1824–25

Associated person:
Lafayette, Marquis de  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall connector/connecting technique)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 3 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
glove
Date made:
1825
Credit Line:
Mrs. E. M. Chapman
ID Number:
PL.013487
Catalog number:
013487
Accession number:
54393
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_492622
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Button, AARP Voter

Referenced:
AARP  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
red, white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in; 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Button
Subject:
Voting  Search this
Elderly  Search this
ID Number:
1992.0066.046
Catalog number:
1992.0066.046
Accession number:
1992.0066
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1103954
Additional Online Media:

Button, "Vote For Me Too"

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
light brown (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Button
Subject:
Voting Rights  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0389.05
Catalog number:
1996.0389.05
Accession number:
1996.0389
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1181928
Additional Online Media:

Stickers, "APIA Vote 2000"

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
white, blue, red (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Sticker
sticker
Place made:
United States
Made in:
United States
Date made:
2000
Made for election:
2000
Subject:
Politics  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 2000  Search this
ID Number:
2007.0195.12
Catalog number:
2007.0195.12
Accession number:
2007.0195
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1334712
Additional Online Media:

chest, tea

Associated person:
Washington, George  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
painted (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 12 3/4 in x 12 3/4 in; 33.02 cm x 32.385 cm x 32.385 cm
Object Name:
Chest, Tea
Associated place:
China
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
PL.001252
Catalog number:
001252
Accession number:
13152
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_514872

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