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[Alamo Plaza Hotel Courts : picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Louisiana -- 1920-1930
Texas -- 1920-1930
Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
Scope and Contents:
Illustration of the hotel courts: the buildings are shaped in the style of the Alamo in Texas. The postcard advertises the chain of hotels with locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana.
General:
Series 1, Box 7, U.S.A.--Louisiana--New Orleans--General.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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.
Topic:
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc. -- 1920-1930  Search this
Automobile travel -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Louisiana - New Orleans - General
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c0ee927c-1ddd-4c2b-9983-009186f33881
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2206

Hotel El Rancho--Gallup, New Mexico/...with the Charm of Yesterday and the Convenience of Tomorrow! [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (black/white, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Gallup (N.M.) -- 1920-1930
Southwest
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of sketch/drawing of ranch house with circular driveway. Caption on verso: "On U.S. Highway 66--Hotel El Rancho--Second Best in the West. Gallup, N.M., the Indian Capital of the World."
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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.
Topic:
Tourism -- New Mexico  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico -- Gallup.  Search this
Travel -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81c4b0632-da60-495b-962a-8c6bb4476cb3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2209

La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santa Fe (N.M.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Card has illustration of La Fonda, a hotel with adobe applique, with cars parked in front of the hotel. The verso describes the hotel as an inn where travelers can stay while touring the Indian territories and the Southwest.
Arrangement:
In series 1, box10, grouping U.S.A.--New Mexico--Santa Fe.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000082 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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.
Topic:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
Cities and towns -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Southwest  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Santa Fe
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fc1a9b84-fbe3-4cd1-83a8-66126aab3784
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2232

La Posta Lodge, El Paso, Texas [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Creator:
AAA Associate Service (Pasadena, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
American Automobile Association  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Texas  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
El Paso (Texas)
Scope and Contents:
Illustration on card: Reproduction of photo of the entrance to a motor lodge, built in a Southwestern adobe style, with an inset photograph of the motel interior, with throw rugs and wall decor in an Indian / Southwestern patterns. The postcard has an AAA (American Automobile Association) logo: "...on U.S. 80 West. 5 minutes to the center of city."
General:
Series 1, Box 1, U.S.A.--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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.
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Architecture -- Hispanic American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - El Paso
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bc84d5bb-61c7-4172-a70c-cc322e259db8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2235

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Richard Drew, American, 1904 - 1950  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr., American, 1911 - 1978  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, American, 1894 - 1984  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Sen. Edward Brooke, American, born 1919  Search this
Joseph Davies Tydings, American, 1928 - 2018  Search this
Lawrence Warren Pierce, American, born 1924  Search this
Bertram L. Baker, American, 1898 - 1985  Search this
Wayne L. Morse, American, 1900 - 1974  Search this
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Gordon Parks, American, 1912 - 2006  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
Bayard Rustin, American, 1912 - 1987  Search this
Eugene Nickerson, American, 1918 - 2002  Search this
Leonard Farbstein, American, 1902 - 1993  Search this
Senator Robert F. Kennedy, American, 1925 - 1968  Search this
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Floyd McKissick, American, 1922 - 1991  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Harold Robert Perry, American, 1916 - 1991  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
International Free and Accepted Modern Masons, Inc. and Order of the Eastern Star, American, founded 1950  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
New York Jets, American, founded 1960  Search this
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry  Search this
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Joan Murray  Search this
Philippa Schuyler, American, 1931 - 1967  Search this
Berry Gordy Jr., American, born 1929  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Sen. Edward Brooke, American, born 1919  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Inez Yeargan Kaiser, American, 1918 - 2016  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc., American, founded 1924  Search this
Robert J. Mangum, American, 1920 - 2014  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 × 8 7/8 × 3/16 in. (30.5 × 22.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Football  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f7b7586d-84ee-4f44-b24e-aa264dcdee1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.3
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Jane and Michael Stern Collection

Creator:
Stern, Michael, 1946-  Search this
Stern, Jane  Search this
Extent:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Trade literature
Articles
Notes
Menus
Cookbooks
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides (photographs)
Writings
Business records
Postcards
Date:
1890-2008
Summary:
Collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily consists of the raw materials amassed by Jane and Michael Stern as they traveled the United States, researching for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining. These materials include writings and notes from their various stops while traveling; photographs and slides of places they visited; vintage postcards collected in their travels; paper ephemera such as take-out menus, placemats, etc.; large quantities of trade literature such as product cookbooks (some dating back to the 1920s), food packaging and brochures on food related subjects, under headings such as "Meat, Fish, Game", "Parties, Etiquette, How-To", "Baking" and numerous others; trade literature on other material culture subjects the Sterns wrote books about with headings which include Rodeo, Cowboys, Indians" and many others; correspondence; business records, articles, and clippings. The collection is arranged into five series: Series 1, Research Documentation and Writings, 1975-2015, undated; Series 2, Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated; Series 3, Photographic Materials, 1947-2008, undated; Series 4, Subject Files, 1910-1995; and Series 5, Vintage Postcards, undated.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into five series:

Series 1, Research Documentation and Writings, 1975-2015, undated

Series 2, Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated

Series 3, Photographic Materials, 1947-2008, undated

Subseries 3.1, Photographs, 1947-2002, undated

Subseries 3.2, Slides and Transparencies, 1965-2008, undated

Series 4, Subject Files, 1910-1995

Series 5, Vintage Postcards, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Jane Grossman Stern (1946-) and Michael Stern (1946-) are American writers best known for their popular series of books titled Roadfood. These publications provided recommendations of restaurants, truck stops, diners, delis, bakeries, and other food-related establishments in the United States who served classic American regional specialties. The Sterns are also authors of books about American material culture subjects including truckers, cowboys, kitsch, and dog shows. They have been guests on public radio, contributors to magazine columns, and have won numerous awards for their work.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Jane and Michael Stern, 2016.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Diners -- United States  Search this
Bakeries -- United States  Search this
Restaurants -- United States  Search this
Truck stops -- United States  Search this
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Roads -- United States  Search this
Delicatessens -- United States  Search this
Dining  Search this
Dog shows -- United States  Search this
Truck drivers -- United States  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Food -- United States  Search this
Local foods -- United States  Search this
Kitsch -- United States  Search this
Material culture -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 21st century
Trade literature
Articles -- 21st century
Notes -- 20th century
Menus -- 20th century
Cookbooks -- 21st century
Brochures -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 21st century
Brochures -- 21st century
Cookbooks -- 20th century
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century
Writings
Business records -- 20th century
Articles -- 20th century
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States
Correspondence -- 20th century
Menus -- 21st century
Citation:
Jane and Michael Stern Collection, circa 1920-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1392
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Jane and Michael Stern Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89b79d74d-7499-469b-8dad-ee18dd9a59e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1392
Online Media:

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications
Business records
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Colorado -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel -- 1910-1950
China -- Description and Travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
United States -- description and travel
Date:
1844-1966
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
Tours consists of business records and advertisements created by tourism companies and rail lines, travel guides to varied countries and geographic areas, and other select items such as travel advice, resources on hotels and resorts, and travel-related events or lectures.

No expansive business documentation exists for any company represented within the records. The strength of the collection lies in its breadth of information about other countries, states, or geographic locations provided for the purposes of informing travelers. While no substantial material concerning the history and development of the tourism industry exists within the collection, this subject category provides substantial resources for researchers interested in sorts of information that was made available to tourists, types of travel and tours available, and background about resources and perceptions of promoted vacation destinations over a long time period.
Arrangement:
Tours is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Tours is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Railroads -- 19th century  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century  Search this
Health resorts  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Railroads -- 1860-1900  Search this
Railroads -- 1874-1910  Search this
Travel  Search this
Hotels  Search this
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Railroads -- Dining-car service  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Sleeping cars (Railroads)  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Travel -- 1890-1930  Search this
Tourist trade -- Postcards  Search this
Travel -- 1910-1920  Search this
Railroad travel  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Family vacations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1910-1940  Search this
Railroad stations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
advertising -- Transportation  Search this
Vacations  Search this
Railroad passenger cars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications -- Business
Business records
Publications
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ec3d919a-fdba-4173-8a85-5b72a71d4dfa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tours

Floyd Henry Wells films

Creator:
Wells, Floyd Henry  Search this
Extent:
27 Film reels (color silent; 26,398 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Australasia
Caribbean Area
Central America
Europe
Middle East
North America
Oceania
Date:
1958-1977
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of amateur travel film shot in the 1950s-1970s by Floyd Henry Wells.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
Floyd Henry Wells was a retired insurance salesman and a member of Wally Byam Caravan Club of Airstream trailers.
Provenance:
Donated by David McCuistion in 1998.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Floyd Henry Wells films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1998.21
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Floyd Henry Wells films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc92584545e-31f4-4027-ba2b-877e85bad4c5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1998-21

John and Mariella Rowe films

Creator:
Rowe, John W.  Search this
Rowe, Mariella  Search this
Extent:
24 Film reels (color silent; 20000 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Place:
North America
Mexico
Colorado
Southeast Asia
Bangkok (Thailand)
Europe
Middle East
South Asia
Date:
1950-1970
Scope and Contents:
24 reels of film shot by Mr. Rowe who describes himself as semi-professional of various travels in the U. S. and abroad from 1950 to 1970. Includes are Colorado, Switzerland and the Alps, car trip from Switzerland to India, Holland, Italy, France and Cozumel, Mexico.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by John W. Rowe and Mariella Rowe through the Wisconsin State Historical Society in 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Automobile travel  Search this
Citation:
John and Mariella Rowe films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1997.10
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John and Mariella Rowe films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc930a38d39-c41a-41b1-97dc-a9fab7a67537
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1997-10

Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 22

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 19, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1917 January 22-1917 July 17
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep868e32ec0-c65c-433b-93dd-72677c1a01b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref311
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Winton Touring Car, 1903

Contributor:
Firestone, Jr., Harvey S.  Search this
User:
Crocker, Sewall K.  Search this
Maker:
Winton Engine Company  Search this
Object Name:
automobile
Other Terms:
Road
Associated place:
United States: California
United States: Idaho
United States: New York
Date made:
1903
Credit Line:
Gift of Col. H. Nelson Jackson
ID Number:
TR.312831.01
Catalog number:
312831
Accession number:
167685
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Automobiles
America on the Move
Transportation
Road Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8073-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843068
Online Media:

"Hamons Court" Neon Sign

Maker:
Gillingham Sign Company, Weatherford, Oklahoma  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
neon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 87 in x 12 in; 106.68 cm x 220.98 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
sign
Place made:
United States: Oklahoma
Date made:
1941
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheryl Hamons Nowka, Delpha D. Martin, Carla M. Hamons Wyatt, and Carlisle L. Hamons
ID Number:
2001.0327.01
Accession number:
2001.0327
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Work
Advertising
America on the Move
Transportation
Road Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5146-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191052
Online Media:

Abraham Rattner cross country travel photographs

Photographer:
Rattner, Abraham, 1893-1978  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1947 July 20 - 27
Citation:
Abraham Rattner. Abraham Rattner cross country travel photographs, 1947 July 20 - 27. Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Automobile travel  Search this
Vacations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13000
See more items in:
Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13000

John French Sloan letter to Walter Pach

Creator:
Sloan, John French, 1871-1951  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1922 August 4
Citation:
John French Sloan. John French Sloan letter to Walter Pach, 1922 August 4. Walter Pach papers, 1857-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Automobile travel  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3218
See more items in:
Walter Pach papers, 1857-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3218
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Mabel Dodge, Alfred Dasburg, Mary Foote and Tony Luhan traveling in Taos, N.M.

Subject:
Dasburg, Alfred  Search this
Foote, Mary Hubbard  Search this
Luhan, Mabel Dodge  Search this
Luhan, Tony  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Taos, N.M.
Date:
1922
Citation:
Mabel Dodge, Alfred Dasburg, Mary Foote and Tony Luhan traveling in Taos, N.M., 1922. Andrew Dasburg and Grace Mott Johnson papers, 1833-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Automobile travel  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7643
See more items in:
Andrew Dasburg and Grace Mott Johnson papers, 1833-1980, bulk 1900-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7643

Edwin Ambrose Webster and Georgianna Webster with others traveling in a car

Subject:
Webster, E. Ambrose (Edwin Ambrose)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
190-?
Citation:
Edwin Ambrose Webster and Georgianna Webster with others traveling in a car, 190-?. Edwin Ambrose Webster papers, 1821-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists in groups  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9002
See more items in:
Edwin Ambrose Webster papers, 1821-1968
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9002

The ocean highway; New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida, compiled and written by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration; with 32 photographs ..

Author:
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
Barlowe, Arthur approximately 1550-1620  Search this
Physical description:
xxix p., 1 l., 244 p. front., plates, fold. map. 21 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Atlantic States
Date:
1938
[c1938]
Topic:
Automobile travel  Search this
Guidebooks  Search this
Call number:
F106.F44X 1938
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_329110

Clyde W. Stauffer Family Photograph Album

Photographer:
Stauffer, Clyde Weaver, 1899-1984 (policeman)  Search this
Stauffer, Clyde Weaver, Mrs.  Search this
Names:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States -- 1930-1940  Search this
Anderson, Eddie "Rochester", 1905-1977  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tickets
Albums
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
Bryce Canyon National Park -- photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Utah
Wyoming -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Colorado -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- photographs -- 1930-1940
South Dakota -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Florida -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Georgia -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Tennessee -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Zion National Park (Utah) -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Kentucky -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Mt. Rushmore S.D. -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- photographs -- 1930-1940
Badlands National Park (S.D.) -- 1930-1940 photographs
Date:
1935 - 1940
Summary:
The collection consists of a disassembled photograph album, featuring images from the travels of Stauffer and his wife.
Scope and Contents:
This album consists of 109 loose pages, bearing a total of 134 black and white silver gelatin photoprints, some postcards, and a photomechanical reproduction clipped from a publication, with a 1939 World's Fair ticket stub. The subjects of the photographs include: Lincoln's birthplace and other sites in Kentucky; Tennessee; Georgia; Florida; Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts; the 1939 New York World's Fair, ships in Battery Park and Manhattan buildings; the ships The Normandie, The Queen Mary, and The U.S.S. Constitution and the Southern Clipper airplane; the Badlands and Black Hills of South Dakota, Cathedral Spires and Mount Rushmore portrait busts during construction; Yellowstone National Park and Wyoming; Rocky Mountain National Park, Pikes Peak and Denver, Colorado; Bryce Canyon, the Mormon Temple, Zion National Park, Salt Lake City and other areas of Utah; Boulder Dam; Santa Catalina Island; Carlsbad Caverns; and celebrities Bill Robinson and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson at a barbecue in Los Angeles. There are also photographs of the Stauffers and of friends whom they visited during their travels.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into
Biographical / Historical:
Born in Alliance, Ohio on November 28, 1899, Clyde Stauffer served in the U.S. Navy from November 8, 1917 to July 31, 1919. He later worked as a police officer in Detroit, Michigan. He and his wife were active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars police post in Detroit, serving terms as post commander and president of the Women's Auxiliary, respectively. They traveled extensively throughout the United States to attend VFW meetings, and the album forms a record of their travels during the years 1935-1940. After retirement from the Detroit police force, the Stauffers moved to Oscoda, Michigan, and he worked at Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Later they lived in Tucson, Arizona. Stauffer died in August, 1984.

Album forms a record of vacation travel by Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Stauffer, 1935-1940. Their travels were occasioned by Mr. Stauffer's position as commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars police post of Detroit, Michigan, and the need to attend V.F.W. meetings around the country. Mrs. Stauffer was president of the V.F.W. auxiliary. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Stern met the Stauffers in Oscoda, Michigan, and both families eventually relocated in Tucson, Arizona.
Provenance:
This collection was bequeathed by Clyde W. Stauffer in August 1984. Mr. Stern, as administrator of the estate, sent the album to the Museum.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Automobile travel -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- U.S.A.  Search this
National parks and reserves  Search this
Vacations -- Photographs -- 1930-1940  Search this
Travel -- Photographs -- 1930-1940  Search this
Parks -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- U.S.A.  Search this
Recreation -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- U.S.A.  Search this
Veterans -- societies, etc -- United States  Search this
African American entertainers -- 20th century  Search this
Veterans -- Photographs -- 1930-1940  Search this
Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- New York  Search this
Entertainers -- 1930-1940  Search this
Genre/Form:
Tickets -- World's Fair, 1939 -- New York (N.Y.)
Albums
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1950
Postcards
Citation:
Clyde W. Stauffer Family Photograph Album, 1935-1940, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0139
See more items in:
Clyde W. Stauffer Family Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8337115d9-86d0-45e7-ad98-6471ea552d2f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0139
Online Media:

MEXICO / IN YOUR / OWN CAR [softbound book]

Publisher:
Pan American Tourist Bureau (Laredo, Texas)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 10" x 7-3/4".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Place:
Mexico -- description and travel
Scope and Contents:
Softbound book, 66 pp. Printed in Mexico, copyright 1935. Laredo, Texas calls itself "the gateway to Mexico."
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001230.tif (AC Scan No., cover illustration)
Varying Form of Title:
Power's Guide to Mexico for the Motorist [book].
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Americans Experience Mexico," Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2010; Craig Orr, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Series Rights:
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.
Topic:
Automobile travel  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books -- 1930-1940
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Mexico, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Mexico
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Mexico / Tour Guides
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep801b7e691-a069-40ca-a520-946caaf56b83
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-02-mexico-ref534

Driving while Black African American travel and the road to civil rights Gretchen Sorin

Author:
Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 332 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
États-Unis
USA
Date:
2020
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
African Americans--Travel--History  Search this
African American automobile drivers--History  Search this
Automobile travel--History  Search this
Segregation in transportation--History  Search this
African Americans--Segregation--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Civil rights--History  Search this
Noirs américains--Voyages--Histoire  Search this
Voyages en automobile--Histoire  Search this
Ségrégation dans le transport--Histoire  Search this
Noirs américains--Ségrégation--Histoire  Search this
Noirs américains--Conditions sociales  Search this
Droits de l'homme--Histoire  Search this
HISTORY / United States / General  Search this
African American automobile drivers  Search this
African Americans--Segregation  Search this
African Americans--Travel  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation in transportation  Search this
Familienurlaub  Search this
Kraftfahrer  Search this
Kraftwagen  Search this
Schwarze  Search this
Tourismus  Search this
Discrimination in transportation  Search this
History  Search this
Relations raciales  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117068

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