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GE Aviation Lecture: Naval Aviation at 100 as Viewed by a Former POW

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-05-13T20:57:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_YfyjmZC3Rw0

Designing Media: Martin Eberhard

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-11-16T17:17:25.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_DzU5_tpAOBw

William "Cat" Anderson Collection

Creator:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Names:
Benny Carter All Stars  Search this
Cat Anderson Quintet  Search this
Duke Ellington Orchestra  Search this
Lionel Hampton Orchestra  Search this
Mingus Quintet  Search this
Bechet, Sidney (musician)  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Hampton, Lionel  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978  Search this
Humphrey, Muriel  Search this
Johnson, Lucy Bird  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Tatum, Art, 1910-1956  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs
Recordings
Interviews
Clippings
Audiotapes
Awards
Audiocassettes
Articles
Date:
1940-1981
bulk 1963-1977
Scope and Contents note:
Primarily audiotapes, sheet music, and photographic images. Also: correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, itineraries, awards, and ephemera.,Of particular interest are recordings or photographic images, including the personalities listed below, and President and Mrs. Tubman of Liberia; also, two interviews and three recordings of Cat Anderson as guest with various university and college jazz bands.
Arrangement:
Collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Music

Series 2: Original tapes and recordings

Series 3: Photographs

Series 4: Miscellaneous
Biographical/Historical note:
Cat Anderson (Sept 12, 1916 - April 29, 1981) was one of the premier trumpet players of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Known for his effortless high notes, he was a strong section leader and a great soloist whose style exhibited humor and precision. He grew up in Jenkins= Orphanage in Charleston, SC, received basic music training there, and participated in many of their famous student ensembles. He formed and played with the Cotton Pickers, a group of orphanage teens while still a young man. Before joining Ellington in 1944, he played in several big bands, including Claude Hopkins and Lionel Hampton. Anderson left the Ellington organization from 1947 through 1949 again to lead his own group. From 1959 to1961 and after 1971 Anderson free lanced, working with the Ellington orchestra intermittently. He died in 1981 after receiving honors from the US Air Force, the Prix du Disque de Jazz, and the City of Los Angeles.
Related Archival Materials:
Related artifacts include: awards, plaques, mutes, trumpet mouth pieces, and the Jon Williams/Cat Anderson simulator in the Division of Cultural and Community Life. See accession: 1998.3074.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the National Museum of American History in January 1998, by Dorothy Anderson, Cat Anderson's widow. It was acquired through negotiations with her, her brother, Mr. John Coffey and her nephew, Andrew Brazington. The materials were picked up from Mr. John Coffey of upper N.W. Washington, DC on January 21, 1998.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Master tapes not available to researchers.
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.

Copyright status of items varies. Signed copies of releases on file.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Music -- Acoustics and physics  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Piano and synthesizer music  Search this
Inventions -- 1980-2000  Search this
Synthesizer music  Search this
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Band musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs -- 20th century
Recordings
Interviews
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Clippings -- 20th century
Audiotapes -- 1940-1980
Awards
Audiocassettes
Audiotapes
Articles -- 1940-1980
Citation:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0630
See more items in:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0630
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Ayrton & Perry voltmeter case only

Maker:
Ayrton & Perry  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
Case, Voltmeter
voltmeter case
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318318
Accession number:
232729
Catalog number:
318318
318577
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-35d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1180729

Weston model 386 ammeter case

Maker:
Weston  Search this
Weston Electrical Instrument Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 in x 7 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 10.16 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Case, Ammeter
ammeter case
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318319
Accession number:
232729
Catalog number:
318319
318339
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-36c5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1180730

Reis telephone receiver

Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 9 in x 4 in; 5.715 cm x 22.86 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Telephone Receiver
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318313
Catalog number:
318313
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1b4c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703218
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Ader telephone transmitter

Associated person:
Ader, Clement  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 6 in x 2 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Telephone Transmitter
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318317
Catalog number:
318317
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3d56-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712396
Online Media:

Blake "Overland" telephone transmitter

Associated person:
Blake, Francis  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 in; 13.335 cm x 10.795 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Telephone Transmitter
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318316
Catalog number:
318316
Accession number:
232729
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4d52-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712481
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Telephone transmitter with disconnect hook

Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 6 in x 5 in; 17.78 cm x 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Telephone Set
telephone transmitter
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318315
Catalog number:
318315
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5996-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712573
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Formulaire pratique de l'électricien par E. Hospitalier ; première année 1883

Title:
Formulaire de l'électricien 1883
Author:
Hospitalier, É (Édouard),) 1852-1907  Search this
Former owner:
United States Navy Bureau of Ordnance DSI  Search this
Physical description:
vi, [2], 278, [2] pages illustrations 17 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Date:
1883
Topic:
Electrical engineering  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Call number:
TK151 .H67 1883
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1010683

Tillotson laboratory switch

Maker:
Tillotson, L. G.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: .0635 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm; in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in
Object Name:
Switch
electrical switch
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318312
Catalog number:
318312
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-303e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_706051
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Ader carbon telephone transmitter

Associated person:
Ader, Clement  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 6 in; 5.715 cm x 15.875 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Telephone
telephone transmitter
Associated date:
188?
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318314
Catalog number:
318314
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3baf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712933
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Odd Halseth collection of negatives and photograph

Creator:
Halseth, Odd S.  Search this
Extent:
158 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
4 Photographic prints (black and white)
Culture:
Puye Pueblo  Search this
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Piipaash (Maricopa)  Search this
Jemez Pueblo  Search this
Zia Pueblo  Search this
Yoeme (Yaqui) [Pascua Yaqui]  Search this
Tesuque Pueblo  Search this
Cochiti Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1920-1925
Summary:
The collection consists of negatives and photographs made by Halseth from 1920 to 1925 in Arizona and New Mexico.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of negatives and photographs made by Halseth from 1920 to 1925 in Arizona and New Mexico. The materials are primarily informal, outdoor group and individual portraits of Akimel O'odham (Pima), Diné (Navajo), Yoeme (Yaqui) [Pascua Yaqui], Piipaash (Maricopa), K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), Zia Pueblo, San Ildefonso Pueblo, Jemez Pueblo, Cochiti Pueblo, Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo), and Tesuque Pueblo men, women, and children. In addition among the Akimel O'odham photographs are depictions of dwellings, potters, ladle makers, baskets, the construction of an oven, food preparation, dwellings, and mattress factory wokers; among the K'apovi ceremonials and village views; among the Zia pottery and portraits of and paintings by Velino Shije Herrera; among the Jemez ceremonials and village views; among Kewa ovens; and among San Ildefonso village views and paintings by Awa Tsireh. The collection also includes photogrpahs depicting the pictographs at Puye.
Arrangement note:
Negatives Arranged by negative number (N32893-N33051)

Prints Arranged by print number (P19345-P19346, P19630-P19631)
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in 1893 in Moss, Norway, Halseth was an anthropologist, museum director, educator, author, art critic, and lecturer. As a young man he studied electrical engineering and anthropology in Germany and served both Norway and the United States during World War I. While in San Diego for military training, he met archaeologist Edgar L. Hewett and after the war accepted a position with Hewett as the curator of art at the San Diego Museum. In 1923, he moved to Santa Fe, where he was on both the staff of the School of American Research and the Museum of New Mexico. After four years, Halseth was appointed director of the newly established Arizona Museum in Phoenix and in 1929 initiated the excavation of the Pueblo Grande Indian ruins and founded the Pueblo Grande Museum. Halseth was also Phoenix's head archaeologist and superintendent of the city's Division of Archaeology. Active in his field, Halseth was a fellow of the American Anthropological Association, a member of the Society of American Archaeology, and the author of numerous publications on Arizona archaeology and indigenous arts and crafts. He retired in 1960.
Provenance:
Historically, the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation managed all photographic materials separately. This collection description represents current management practices of organizing and contextualizing related archival materials.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Odd Halseth collection of negatives and photographs, 1920-1925, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.038
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-038

Bristlebots with Private Space Explorer, Anousheh Ansari: Smithsonian Science Starters

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-06-05T12:00:18.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
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Slattery AC ammeter

Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 12 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
ammeter
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318376
Catalog number:
318376
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b7eb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1289407

Thomson-Rice ammeter

Maker:
Thomson-Houston Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 10.795 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Ammeter
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318356
Catalog number:
318356
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b02c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703346

Incandescent lamp with ductile tungsten filament

Physical Description:
tungsten (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
copper (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 cm x 7 cm; 7 1/16 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Date made:
ca 1911
Date made:
ca. 1911
Related Publication:
Bright, Jr., Arthur A.. The Electric-Lamp Industry: Technological Change and Economic Development from 1800 to 1947
Lighting A Revolution
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/lighting/
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318637
Catalog number:
318637
Accession number:
232729
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-17c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_704238

Carbon filament lamp

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
carbon (overall material)
Object Name:
Light Bulb
incandescent lamp
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318634
Catalog number:
318634
Accession number:
232729
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-6257-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_996044

Vitrite-Luminoid Carbon Lamp

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
carbon (overall material)
Object Name:
Light Bulb
incandescent lamp
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318674
Catalog number:
318674
Accession number:
232729
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-67f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_996084

Texas Instruments Electrical Engineering module

Maker:
Texas Instruments  Search this
Measurements:
kit: 8 3/4 in x 11 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 22.225 cm x 28.575 cm x 2.2225 cm
module: 13/16 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in; 2.07645 cm x 1.5875 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
memory module
Date made:
1978
ID Number:
2019.0327.22
Accession number:
2019.0327
Catalog number:
2019.0327.22
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-0d83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1969869

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