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Lamson Cash Carrier Video Documentation

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Worthington, Bill  Search this
Names:
Lowns Department Store.  Search this
Curbeau, James  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Place:
Penn Yan (N.Y.) -- 19th century
Date:
1995 October
Scope and Contents:
This videohistory documents the operation of a 19th-century mechanical cash carrier system used in a Penn Yan, New York department store.
Arrangement:
Divided into 3 series.

Series 1: Original videos, 1995

Series 2: Master videos, 1995

Series 3: Reference videos, 1995
Biographical / Historical:
James Curbeau owned and operated the store.
Provenance:
Video documentation was created by the Lemelson Center and National Museum of American History staff, Bill Worthington, Division of Work and Industry (formerly Division of History of Technology) in September 1995.
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:
Cash registers -- 19th century  Search this
Cashiers -- 19th century  Search this
Department stores -- 19th century  Search this
Inventions -- 19th century  Search this
Money  Search this
Sales accounting -- 19th century  Search this
Sales personnel -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes -- 1990-2000
Citation:
Lamson Cash Carrier Video Documentation, 1995, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0606
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Lamson Cash Carrier Video Documentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0606

Drummer's Yarns / Fun on the "Road" [sic] [book]

Publisher:
Excelsior Publishing House  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Caricatures
Lithographs
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1886
Scope and Contents:
Paperback book containing cartoons, jokes, anecdotes, and humorous poetry. 73 pages plus advertising material in the back. Cover image, a lithograph printed in color, shows a man with a moustache and top hat, apparently telling a joke to another man, who is laughing uproariously. Lithograph credited to "Johns & Co. Lith. Cleveland, O." (lower right). Note: although the title suggests that the jokes in the book are suitable for traveling salesmen to tell each other, the jokes are not necessarily about salesmen. Line cartoons are scattered throughout the text.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000904.tif (AC Scan No.)
Publication:
New York, N.Y., Excelsior Publishing House,, 1886
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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:
Wit and humor  Search this
Sales personnel -- 19th century  Search this
Traveling sales personnel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books -- 19th century
Caricatures
Lithographs -- 1880-1900
Cartoons (humorous images)
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Humor, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Humor
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Humor / Advertisements, Caricatures, Printed Matter / Collections of Stories and Jokes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-humor-ref516

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