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Luna Park / The Electric City by the Sea [souvenir guide booklet, ca. 1903-1907]

Publisher:
Luna Park Coney Island (N.Y.)
Physical description:
Ink on paper, 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
1 item
Type:
Souvenir viewbooks
Guidebooks
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Coney Island
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1903
1907
ca 1903-1907
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Amusement parks
Airships
Local number:
95-3074 (OPPS Neg. and Slide No.)
AC0060-0000900.tif (AC scan no.)
Summary:
Cover illus. shows Luna "airship" flying over Luna amusement park, Coney Island, one of the features in the "Trip to the Moon" attraction
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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[Advertising sticker, ca. 1900.]

Advertiser:
Schuss & Co., Nathan
Physical description:
1 item, 6.9 x 4.8 cm
Type:
Advertisements
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y
Date:
1900
ca 1900
Ca. 1900
1890-1910
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Retail trade
Advertising
Dealer ads
Fashion merchandising
Local number:
AC0060-0000899.tif (AC scan no.)
Notes:
In Ladies Clothing Box 4, Schuss & Co. folder
Summary:
Apparently a stamp or sticker with deckled edges, with an illustration of a woman wearing a red and white striped skirt, green cape and hat. Labelled "...Skirts of quality / Waldorf Building / New York."
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Instructions for Singer sewing machines [flyer, ca. 1880?]

Author:
Singer Sewing Machine Co
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Instructional materials
Date:
1880
ca 1880
19th century
Topic:
Sewing machines
Local number:
AC0060-0001064.tif (AC scan no.)
98-158 (OPPS Neg.)
Summary:
From Sewing Machines, box 3, Singer folder no. 3. Directions for sewing machines: flyer, undated
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Singer Sewing Machines [illustrated print,] 1868

Advertiser:
Crego, Russel, & Son
Subject:
Singer Sewing Machine Co
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Advertisements
Date:
1868
1860-1870
19th century
Topic:
Sewing machines
Local number:
AC0060-0001065.tif (AC scan no.)
98-159 (OIPP No.)
Notes:
Item in "Sewing Machines," box 3, Singer folder 1
Summary:
Text: "Russel Crego & Son, General Agents for "The Singer" Sewing Machines, 564 Broadway, opposite Delavan House, Albany, N.Y." With illustration of woman at sewing machine. Box 3, folder 1 (?), Singer
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Directions for Using Wheeler & Wilson's Family Sewing Machines [instruction manual, undated]

Author:
Wheeler & Wilson M'f'g [sic] Co.
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Instructional materials
Operating manuals
Date:
1870
1900
undated
19th century
Topic:
Sewing machines
Local number:
AC0060-0001066.tif (AC scan no.)
98-157 (Photo Lab. No.)
Notes:
Cover of manual, reproduced in neg. 98-157, shows woman with sewing machine plus title typography. Company principal office addresses given as "No. 44, 14th Street, New York, and Bridgeport, Conn."
Summary:
In Sewing machines, box 4, folder 18
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[Women playing croquet in front of Victorian mansion : silver albumen stereograph, 19th century.]

Photographer:
Moulton, J.S (John S.)
Physical description:
Silver albumen on paper
1 item, 3-1/4" x 7"?
Type:
Photographs
Stereographs
Date:
1870
1900
19th century
1880-1900
Topic:
Sports
Croquet
Local number:
AC0060-0001067.tif (AC scan no.)
97-9615 (OPPS Neg.)
Notes:
Warshaw stereographs, box 6, Sports section
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The Peterson Catalog and Turf Manual [catalog, ca. 1936]

Publisher:
Peterson, Arthur D., Co.
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item: 48 pp
Type:
Catalogs
Commercial catalogs
Mail order catalogs
Date:
1936
ca 1936
1930-1940
1930-1950
Topic:
Sports
Golf courses
Lawns--Equipment and supplies
Turf management
Local number:
AC0060-0001070.tif (AC scan no.)
Notes:
Stored in Sports series, box 4, "Perego, Ira / Perfect Golf Ball Co. / Peterson, Arthur D." Folder
Golf hole designs on page 6, copied as neg. no. 98-141
Summary:
Catalog of supplies and equipment for care of golf courses and grass, with articles on golf course architecture and design
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Croquet booklet, 1902

Manufacturer:
Roy Bros.
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Pamphlets
Date:
1902
1900-1910
Topic:
Croquet
Local number:
AC0060-0001071.tif (AC scan no.)
98-142 (OPPS Neg.)
Notes:
From Sports series, box 4, folder: Roy Bros
Last page of booklet, neg. no. 98-142
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"Spalding's Golf Player" (man in plus-fours, with sideburns : cutout on cardboard

Advertiser:
Spalding, A.G., & Bros
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 5" x 3"
Type:
Advertisements
Cutouts
Date:
18??
19??
19th century
Topic:
Golf
Sports
Local number:
AC0060-0001073.tif (AC scan no.)
97-9612 (OPPS Neg. No.)
Notes:
From Sports series, Box 5, Folder 3 - Spalding
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[Football team and fans : color sketch, undated.]

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1 item
Type:
Sketches
Date:
19??
undated
Topic:
Football
Sports
Local number:
AC0060-0001076.tif (AC scan no.)
97-9613 (OPPS Neg.)
Notes:
Sports series, box 6, "General Image - Football & Rugby" folder
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[Woman in red plaid costume playing croquet : advertisement, late 19th century?]

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
Ink on paper, 16.4 x 11.3 cm
1 item
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Pictorial works
Date:
1870
1890
late 19th century
19th century
Topic:
Women
Croquet
Sports
Local number:
AC0060-0001077.tif (AC scan no.)
97-9610 (OPPS Neg.)
Notes:
Series: Sports, box 6, "General Images - Croquet, Curling" folder. Trade card, no date
Summary:
Imprint at bottom: "Washington. Trade Mark Registered."
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[Tennis player, female, advertisement : cardboard cutout, photomechanical reproduction of a painting, late 19th century?]

Advertiser:
Spalding, A.G., & Bros
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 5" x 3-1/2"
Type:
Cutouts
Advertisements
Date:
1880
late 19th century
19th century
Topic:
Tents
Sports
Local number:
AC0060-0001074.tif (AC scan no.)
Summary:
Text on verso describes types of lawn tennis courts, rules for balls, etc., and advertises Lawn Tennis Guide. In Sports, box 5, folder 3 - Spalding
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[Baseball player: cutout, ca. 1900?]

Advertiser:
Spalding, A.G., & Bros
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Item, 5-1/2" x 3"
Type:
Advertisements
Date:
1890
1900
ca 1900
1890-1900
19th century
Topic:
Sports
Baseball
Local number:
AC0060-0001075.tif (AC scan no.)
98-143 (OPPS Neg.)
Summary:
Baseball player in uniform, with bat: printed cutout, with advertising text on verso. From Sports series, box 5, folder #3 - Spalding
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[Victorian-era woman holding bow, pointing at target : drawing, 19th century.]

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Drawings
Date:
18??
19th century
Topic:
Archery
Local number:
97-9620 (OPPS Neg. No.)
AC0060-0001078.tif (AC scan no.)
Notes:
From Sports series, box 6, folder "General Images - Archery."
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Corsets : Stereograph, 1892

Publisher:
Kilburn, B. W
Physical description:
Silver albumen on paper, mounted on buff warped card
1 item
Type:
Stereographs
Narrative cycles
Date:
1892
1890-1900
1890-1910
Topic:
Corsets
Photography, Humorous
Costume
Foundation garments--Photography, Humorous
Local number:
AC0060-0001068.tif (AC scan no.)
Notes:
In Warshaw Stereographs, box 2, "Corset" category
Summary:
Faded albumen comic view, showing a couple in a bedroom; the man is in bed and the woman stands on a chair, apparently having been frightened by a mouse or other animal. Caption: "7359. He is under my corset." A corset and boots are on the floor
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1790-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Miller & Watson's Patent Book Clamp [advertisement], 1868

Advertiser:
Miller & Watson
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Advertisements
Date:
1868
1860-1870
19th century
Topic:
Book clamps
Local number:
AC0060-0000902.tif
Notes:
Page torn from a magazine
In "Schools" category, Box 17, R. & A. Miller folder
Summary:
With illustration of a man using a book clamp
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Honeywell Calendar 1955 [illustrated calendar]

Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Indians of North America
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1955
Topic:
Business history
Ceramics
Local number:
040060126.tif (AC Scan No.: illustration for April)
Summary:
Honeywell Calender, 1955. Scan number above is for month of April: calendar page with cartoon of "Pottawattamie Ceramics Corp." making ceramics. Caption: "Looks like the Chief is Still Experimenting with his Automatic Factory Idea."
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Honeywell Calendar 1956 [illustrated calendar], 1956

Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Italians
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1956
Topic:
Business history
Local number:
040060127.tif (AC Scan No.: April page)
Summary:
Above scan is for month of April with illustration: man holding onto pipe with various country symbols around him. Two other men bang on the man's pipe and berate him. Caption: "Tap that one again, Marconi--Skinhead's listening now!"
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Honeywell Calendar 1956 [illustrated calendar], 1956

Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1956
Topic:
Business history
Orientalism
Local number:
040060129.tif(AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Month of August. Men in spaceship with gibberish Arabic-style writing on the side. Caption: "Notice how nicely those engines quieted down after we left Idlewild?"
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Honeywell Calendar 1959 [illustrated calendar]

Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Indians of North America
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1959
Topic:
Smoke signals
Business history
Local number:
040060131.tif (AC Scan No.: September calendar page)
Summary:
Month of September. Military personnel give up on their radio as Sioux Indians more successfully use smoke signals. Caption: "Let's Burn It and Use the Smoke."
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