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Morse-Vail Telegraph Key

Demonstrator:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Maker:
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in x 6 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
telegraph transmitter
telegraph key
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Morristown
Used:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1844
Used date:
1844
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
Credit Line:
from Western Union Telegraph Co.
ID Number:
EM.181411
Catalog number:
181411
Accession number:
31652
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
National Treasures exhibit
Artifact Walls exhibit
Communications
Government, Politics, and Reform
Computers & Business Machines
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-46b1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1096762
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Janet Kavandi: No Place Like Space

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT
Topic:
Exhibition  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel Presents Women in Science
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts
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edanmdm:podcasts_9647389432ae127c2f71024a339fe26c

Researching the Frozen Abyss

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT
Topic:
Exhibition  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian Channel Presents Women in Science
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts
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edanmdm:podcasts_ddea2f3ea3c4744392c0d7115583c7d5

Thermometer (Replica)

Measurements:
overall: 43 in; 109.22 cm
overall in case: 3 5/8 in x 40 1/4 in x 3 9/16 in; 9.2075 cm x 102.235 cm x 9.04875 cm
Object Name:
Thermometer
ID Number:
PH.322750
Catalog number:
322750
Accession number:
248673
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-0621-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1167582
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Thermoscope (replica)

Maker:
Eichner, Laurits Christian  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 32 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 81.28 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
overall in case: 5 in x 33 1/2 in x 6 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 85.09 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
Thermoscope
ID Number:
PH.322752
Catalog number:
322752
Accession number:
248673
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1167584
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Thermoscope (Replica)

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 40 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 8.89 cm x 102.235 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
Thermomscope (Replica)
ID Number:
PH.322753
Catalog number:
322753
Accession number:
248673
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7d43-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1167585
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thermometer

Measurements:
overall: 4 5/8 in x 33 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 85.09 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
thermometer
ID Number:
PH.322754
Catalog number:
322754
Accession number:
248673
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-0623-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1167586
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Florentine Hygrometer (replica)

Maker:
Eichner, Laurits Christian  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19 in x 12 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 48.26 cm x 31.75 cm x 36.83 cm
overall: 19 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 49.53 cm x 36.83 cm
overall; cork cone: 12 1/4 in x 5 11/16 in; 31.115 cm x 14.44625 cm
overall; graduated glass vessel: 6 7/16 in x 2 5/8 in; 16.35125 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
Hygrometer
ID Number:
PH.319467
Accession number:
238499
Catalog number:
319467
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-515b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1395499
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Oral history interview with Robert Rauschenberg, 1965 Dec. 21

Interviewee:
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Subject:
Kline, Franz  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Amsterdam (Netherlands).Stedelijk Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12870
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214130
AAA_collcode_rausch65
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214130
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Oral history interview with Robert O. Preusser, 1991 January-October

Interviewee:
Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
White, Minor  Search this
Davidson, Ola McNeill  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
Joan Peterson Gallery  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Boris Mirski (Gallery : Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Center for Advanced Visual Studies  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Newcomb College.School of Art  Search this
Art Center School (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
University of Houston  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Camouflage (Military science)  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13337
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215616
AAA_collcode_preuss91
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215616
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jeanne L. Wasserman, 1993-1994

Interviewee:
Wasserman, Jeanne L., 1915-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Hyde, Andrew C. (Andrew Cornwall),  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Beale, Arthur  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Saint-Phalle, Niki de  Search this
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs)  Search this
Agam, Yaacov  Search this
Indiana, Robert  Search this
Wasserman, Max  Search this
Cook, Christopher Capen  Search this
Prokopoff, Stephen S.  Search this
Tinguely, Jean  Search this
Coolidge, John  Search this
Ross, David A.  Search this
Thurman, Sue M.  Search this
Mangravite, Peppino Gino  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11984
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216506
AAA_collcode_wasser93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216506
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Oral history interview with John Marshall, 2001 April 5

Interviewee:
Marshall, John, 1936-  Search this
Interviewer:
Herman, Lloyd E., 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Penington, Ruth E. (Ruth Esther)  Search this
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Clague, John  Search this
Scott, Michael  Search this
Solberg, Ramona L.  Search this
Griffin, Gary  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Bacorn, Don  Search this
Lutz, Winifred Ann  Search this
Hauberg, Anne Gould  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Lannan, J. Patrick  Search this
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis)  Search this
Metcalf, Bruce  Search this
Miller, John Paul  Search this
Miller, Fred  Search this
DuSell, Lee  Search this
Cleveland Institute of Art  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Carnegie Institute of Technology  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Grove City College  Search this
Carnegie Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Metal-workers  Search this
Germany  Search this
Europe  Search this
Jewelers  Search this
Religious articles  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13311
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)226985
AAA_collcode_marsha01
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_226985
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Oral history interview with Ed Moulthrop, 2001 April 2-3

Interviewee:
Moulthrop, Ed, 1916-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Douglas, Mary F., 1956-  Search this
Subject:
Schreckengost, Viktor  Search this
Ruffner, Ginny  Search this
Noffke, Gary L.  Search this
Chappell, Jerry  Search this
Stocksdale, Bob  Search this
Georgia Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Georgia Institute of Technology  Search this
Library of Congress  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
Western Reserve University  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Wood-workers  Search this
Turning  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11635
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)227004
AAA_collcode_moulth01
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_227004
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Katherine Westphal, 2002 September 3-7

Interviewee:
Westphal, Katherine, 1919-  Search this
Interviewer:
Austin, Carole  Search this
Subject:
Laky, Gyöngy  Search this
Hickman, Pat (Patricia Lynette)  Search this
Farago, Daphne  Search this
Lynn, Greg  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Karoly, Frederic  Search this
Rossbach, Ed  Search this
Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
University of California, Davis  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Fiber artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Textile crafts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11788
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)238673
AAA_collcode_westph02
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_238673

Oral history interview with John Mason, 2006 August 28

Interviewee:
Mason, John, 1927-2019  Search this
Interviewer:
Smith, Paul J., 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Coplans, John Rivers  Search this
Marer, Fred  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Peterson, Susan Harnley  Search this
Sullivan, Louis H.  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Soldner, Paul Edmund  Search this
Sheets, Millard Owen  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster),  Search this
Melchert, Jim  Search this
Koshalek, Richard  Search this
Ballard, Richard  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Price, Kenneth Martin  Search this
McClain, Mac  Search this
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Otis Art Institute  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors  Search this
Ceramicists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13582
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)265527
AAA_collcode_mason06
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_265527
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Oral history interview with Ira Spanierman, 2007 June 6-12

Interviewee:
Spanierman, Ira, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Woodner, Ian  Search this
Novak, Barbara  Search this
Hirsch, Norman  Search this
Halles, Bruce  Search this
Poskas, Peter  Search this
Fraad, Daniel  Search this
Leroy, Roy  Search this
Halles, Diane  Search this
Fraad, Rita R. (Rita Rich)  Search this
Warner, Jack  Search this
Heinrich, Hans  Search this
Adler, A. M. (Abraham M.)  Search this
Gerds, Abigail  Search this
Wilson, Peter  Search this
Thaw, Eugene Victor  Search this
Terra, Daniel J.  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Noortman, Rob  Search this
Newington, Barbara  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Savoy Gallery  Search this
Spanierman Gallery  Search this
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Ashcan school of art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Gallery owners  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13617
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270857
AAA_collcode_spanie07
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_270857

Oral history interview with Allan Sekula, 2011 August 20-2012 February 14

Interviewee:
Sekula, Allan, 1951-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Panzer, Mary, 1955-  Search this
Subject:
Hassan, Ihab  Search this
Segalove, Ilene  Search this
Wall, Jeff  Search this
Beveridge, Karl  Search this
Lunn, Harry  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Conde, Carol  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Mandel, Mike  Search this
Schimmel, Paul  Search this
Fried, Howard  Search this
Lonidier, Fred  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Little Richard  Search this
Knowles, Alison  Search this
Liebling, Jerome  Search this
Braderman, Joan  Search this
Halleck, DeeDee  Search this
Van Riper, Peter  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Bercovitch, Sacvan  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph  Search this
Echaurren, Roberto Matta  Search this
Kozloff, Max  Search this
Hayes, Woody  Search this
Lord, Catherine  Search this
Barthes, Roland  Search this
Salvesen, Britt  Search this
Steinmetz, Philip  Search this
Chayefsky, Paddy  Search this
Brach, Paul H. (Paul Henry)  Search this
Charlesworth, Sarah Edwards  Search this
Burch, Noël  Search this
Ascott, Roy  Search this
König, Kasper  Search this
Folks, Homer  Search this
Ross, David A.  Search this
Hanhardt, John G.  Search this
Altoon, John  Search this
Captain Beefheart  Search this
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Baldessari, John  Search this
Wakoski, Diane  Search this
Sultan, Larry  Search this
Graham, Dan  Search this
Pommer, Richard  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes  Search this
Antin, David  Search this
Michelson, Annette  Search this
Connell, Brian  Search this
Mayer, Grace M.  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Bo Diddley  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Kirschenbaum, Baruch David  Search this
Stein, Sally  Search this
Graves, Michael  Search this
Burn, Ian  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Krauss, Rosalind E. (Epstein)  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Farber, Manny  Search this
Mac Low, Jackson  Search this
Feldman, Ronald  Search this
Raskin, Jef  Search this
Fox, Terry  Search this
Lifson, Ben  Search this
Ramsden, Mel  Search this
Becker, Howard  Search this
Artforum  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Ohio State University  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
University of California, San Diego  Search this
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Activism  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Music  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Antisemitism  Search this
Realism  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Art  Search this
Photography  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16239
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370420
AAA_collcode_sekula11
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_370420
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Sue Fuller, 1975 April 24-May 8

Interviewee:
Fuller, Sue, 1914-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Schaefer, Bertha  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Echaurren, Roberto Matta  Search this
Thurn, Ernest  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Schanker, Louis  Search this
Dewey, John  Search this
D'Amico, Victor  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Lejwa, Madeleine Chalette  Search this
Society of American Etchers  Search this
Carnegie Institute of Technology  Search this
Columbia University.Teachers College  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Computer art  Search this
Art  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Europe  Search this
Painting  Search this
Japan  Search this
Prints  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Calligraphy  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13068
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212685
AAA_collcode_fuller75
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212685
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Hans Barschel, 1994 September 14

Interviewee:
Barschel, Hans Joachim, 1912-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
Witmeyer, Stanley Herbert  Search this
Cowles, Hobart E.  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans  Search this
Rochester Institute of Technology  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Designers  Search this
Design  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
National socialism and art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12346
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215764
AAA_collcode_barsch94
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215764
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Edgar Anderson, 2002 September 17-19

Interviewee:
Anderson, Edgar, 1922-  Search this
Interviewer:
Gold, Donna, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Kelsey, John  Search this
Eco, Umberto  Search this
Rand, Ayn  Search this
Meier, Richard  Search this
Anderson, Joyce  Search this
Grotta, Lou  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Johnson, Philip  Search this
Grotta, Sandra  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Roman, Paul  Search this
Sperber, Robert  Search this
Hornbostel, Caleb  Search this
Slivka, Rose  Search this
Pratt Institute  Search this
American Crafts Council.Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Woodstock School of Painting  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Taliesin Fellowship  Search this
Fallingwater (Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Craft Horizons  Search this
2001, a space odyssey (Motion picture)  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Liberty State Park (Jersey City, N.J.)  Search this
Art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Wood-workers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12435
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)237703
AAA_collcode_anders02
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_237703
Online Media:

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