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22c Winter Special Olympics single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2142
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
March 25, 1985
Topic:
Sports  Search this
Humanitarian Causes  Search this
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Organizations & Associations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1999.2004.429
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88fd9a4f5-c5bc-4c8e-9806-7a75c9772428
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1999.2004.429

Colorado Ski Country USA

Designer:
Herbert Bayer, (American, born Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985)  Search this
Client:
Colorado Ski Country USA, Denver, Colorado, USA  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper, folded
Dimensions:
27.9 × 21.7 cm (11 × 8 9/16 in.)
Open: 27.9 × 43.5 cm (11 × 17 1/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Brochure
Object Name:
Brochure
Made in:
Aspen, CO, USA
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors
Accession Number:
2016-54-441
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4cb3c25be-7b87-46cd-a69b-0aae063e8dac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-54-441
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Pseudevernia intensa (Nyl.) Hale & W.L. Culb.

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
W. L. Culberson  Search this
C. F. Culberson  Search this
Max. Elevation:
2438  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2438  Search this
Place:
Mt. lemmon, along road to winter sports area, Pima, Arizona, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Jun 1961
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Parmeliaceae
Published Name:
Pseudevernia intensa (Nyl.) Hale & W.L. Culb.
Barcode:
00355487
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b4aa5e24-d4b2-43c3-b7a9-b7bfa0f84e3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2626408

Austria à la Carte

Collection Director:
Porterfield, Jeanne  Search this
Chickering, Lisa  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960
Scope and Contents:
Edited film shot in 1958-1959 and released in 1960 representing various attractions and festivals in Austria over the course of a year's seasons, sponsored by Volkswagen. A variety of ceremonial as well as quotidian activities are represented, including: brief musical performances by a brass band and the Viennese Boys' Choir; riding a Ferris wheel; festivals in honor of miners, cows, and the transition from winter to spring; Maypole and sword dancing; games of fingerslapping and finger wrestling; and winter sports including curling, skating, skiing, and horse racing. Footage of tourist landmarks predominates and includes: the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany; the Ringstraße, State Opera, Hofburg Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, Stadtpark, the Belvedere, and the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna; the summer retreat of the Vienna Boys' Choir; the village of Heiligenblut and the Großglockner (Austria's highest mountain) in the Austrian Alps; the Mirabell Gardens and the Hellbrunn Palace and Gardens in Salzburg; and a winter sports competition at Zell am See. Footage is devoted to both rural and urban destinations as well as their residents. The finished film is narrated from the perspective of an American tourist and tends toward the informal and humorous. A shorter sound version, Four Seasons of Austria, was edited from the same footage and released in 1962 under contract with Volkswagen.

Locations include: Vienna, Heiligenblut and the Alps, Salzburg, Zell am See.
Collection Restrictions:
The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the National Anthropological Film Collection may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield Collection, National Anthropological Film Collection, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2015.16, Subseries 7.1
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Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection / Series 7: Films and film-related sound recordings
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc96048626f-7c4f-4f2a-ba02-05946fe58d43
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2015-16-ref835

Switzerland

Collection Creator:
Soule, Thayer  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (color silent; 3,065 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1969
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents travel in Switzerland. Locales, landmarks, and activities shown include Geneva; the vineyard country above Lake Geneva; Montreux; Castle of Chillon; Neuchatel; Chocolat Suchard chocolate factory; Gstaad, popular summer resort with winter sports; Simplon Pass; Ticino; Lake Maggiore; shopping in Locarno; journey by lake from Lugano to Morcote; Interlaken; Lauterbrunnen Valley; woodworkers of Brienz; journey to Jungfraujoch; Firstbahn, longest chairlift in the world; Lucerne; Swiss hotels and eating fondue; villages along the Rhine; Stein am Rhein; Rheinfall waterfall; vineyards of the Rhone Valley; Valais; Fetes du Rhone; Zermatt; Gornergrat; Matterhorn; and Monte Rosa massif.

Supplementary materials: publicity materials, still photographs, sound recording of lecture

Legacy keywords: Cities and towns ; Nature ; Mountains g Europe ; Rivers Switzerland ; Lakes Switzerland ; Vineyards ; Hotels Switzerland ; Dinners and dining ; Athletics ; Artisans Switzerland
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1991.20.7
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9c7047592-22df-48fc-93bd-be6a7e2bdbaa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-20-ref15

[Trade catalogs from Winchester Simmons Co.]

Company Name:
Winchester Simmons Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Wilson, Levering & Waters ; Waters, Simmons & Co. ; E. C. Simmons & Co. ; Simmons Hardware Co. ; Winchester Repeating Arms Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Hardware and hand tools ; "Bee-Vac" electric vacuum cleaners ; pocket knives ; tableware ; cutlery ; silverware ; safety razors ; alarm clocks ; "Thermax" electric toasters ; "Dazey" "Sharpit" blade sharpener ; "Claybank" shovels ; stovepipe ; coffee pots ; tea kettles ; double boilers ; "E. C. Simmons" "Run Easy" clothes washer ; electric sad irons ; heaters ; ranges ; "Winchester" rifles and revolvers ; "Daisy" air rifles ; "Barney & Berry" skate and shoe outfits ; ice skates ; velocipedes ; hockey sticks ; "Skeeboggan" "Operates like a Ski and Toboggan combined" [snowboard] ; footballs ; basketballs ; striking bags ; "E. C. Simmons" "Roadster" wagon ; axes ; crowbars ; braces ; "Keen Kutter" planes and other cutlery ; tool sets ; grinders ; pipe wrenches ; drills ; blacksmiths' anvils and supplies ; lathes ; machinists' tools ; agricultural implements ; grain forks ; manure forks ; hay forks ; other forks ; hoes ; garden cultivators ; scythes and sickles ; lawn rollers ; lawn mowers ; "Keen Kutter" lawn trimmers ; spray pumps ; lawn sprinklers ; fire extinguishers ; corn huskers ; motor oil ; tractor oil ; harness oil ; leather and rubber heels for shoes ; hay carriers ; horse collars and saddles ; roofing ; "Simmons" paints ; electric lighting fixtures ; telephone and telegraph wire ; loudspeakers ; food mills ; mixers and beaters ; rat and mouse traps ; sewing machines ; laundry and ironing supplies ; brushes ; refrigerators ; ice cream freezers ; kitchenware ; pans ; "Pyrex" baking ware ; "Thermos" vacuum bottles ; camping equipment ; dog muzzles and harnesses ; fishing equipment ; rods ; nets ; fishing lures ; spinners ; flies ; hooks ; golf equipment ; tennis equipment ; skis ; winter sports equipment ; bicycles and accessories ; automobile parts ; casings and inner tubes ; horns ; cables ; retail equipment ; bookkeeping supplies ; display cases ; storage cases ; window display and store cards ; other products ;
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Barbershop supplies  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Camping equipment  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Retailers equipment and supplies  Search this
Sewing machines and equipment  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Taxidermy; hunting and trapping supplies  Search this
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Barbershops  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Business  Search this
Camping equipment industry  Search this
Candles  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28682
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28682

Austria à la Carte lecture recording

Collection Director:
Porterfield, Jeanne  Search this
Chickering, Lisa  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (126 min.)
Container:
Item 2015.16.11 OS 1
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the National Anthropological Film Collection may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield Collection, National Anthropological Film Collection, Smithsonian Institution
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Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection / Series 7: Films and film-related sound recordings / 7.1: Austria à la Carte
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc91da1564a-0688-4d94-baf8-1419957bd661
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2015-16-ref196
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Doris Holmes Blake Papers

Extent:
18.5 cu. ft. (37 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1899-1985
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
The Doris Holmes Blake papers consist of correspondence, diaries, photographs and related materials documenting in great detail Blake's personal life and, to a lesser degree, her professional career.

The heavy correspondence she maintained with her mother and daughter, her essays and children's books, and the 70 years' worth of daily journals all attest to her infatuation with the written word and preoccupation with her inner life. Blake's diaries and family papers stunningly illuminate the contrasts in the daily lives of herself, her mother, and her daughter.

The papers relating to her professional life are less complete. Although she spent almost 60 years (1919-1978) in association with the entomological staffs of the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the Smithsonian Institution, published numerous professional papers, produced all of her own illustrations, and illustrated many of her husband's botanical works as well, this collection contains only a very limited amount of material documenting those activities. The papers do, however, include her extensive correspondence with fellow entomologists, both in the United States and abroad.

In the course of transferring her husband's papers to the University of Texas, some of Blake's own papers were included as well. They are presently in the collection of the Humanities Research Center of the University of Texas at Austin and include letters to her parents, 1906-1950; school and college notebooks, papers, essays and drawings; and clippings, genealogical notes, and miscellaneous family letters and papers.
Historical Note:
Doris Holmes (1892-1978) was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts, to a middle-class grocer and his wife. Essentially an only child (two siblings died in early childhood and infancy), her natural intelligence, stubbornness, and extremely competitive nature were well fostered by her parents, who steadily encouraged and supported her determination to excel.

Holmes left Stoughton for Boston University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 1909, where she pursued studies in business and the classics, earning her A.B. in 1913. Her business skills led to her association with the Boston Psychopathic Hospital in 1913, initially as a clerk, and later as aide to Dr. Herman Adler. Her interests in science and psychology led her to an A.M. from Radcliffe College in zoology and psychology in 1917.

After a short time as a researcher at Bedford Hills Reformatory for Women, Holmes married her childhood sweetheart, botanist Sidney Fay Blake. Early in 1919, Doris Blake found work as a clerk for the Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Entomology under Frank H. Chittenden, and began the entomological studies that would continue for the rest of her life.

Blake worked her way up to junior entomologist and, when Chittenden retired, continued her work under Eugene A. Schwarz at the United States National Museum. The birth in 1928 of daughter Doris Sidney (an infant son had died shortly after birth in 1927) was not a sign for her to slow down -- Blake hired a nurse to watch the baby while she continued to watch beetles. In 1933 her official employment came to an end with the institution of regulations prohibiting more than one member of a family from holding a government position (Sidney Blake was then working for the Department of Agriculture).

Although no longer on the payroll, Blake continued her taxonomic work on the family Chrysomelides for almost 45 more years, first as a collaborator and then as a research associate of the Smithsonian Institution. Shortly after her husband's death, Blake traveled to Europe in 1960 on a National Science Foundation grant to revise the genus Neobrotica Jacoby. She ultimately published 97 papers in various journals (see "Doris Holmes Blake," Froeschner, Froeschner and Cartwright, Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash., 83(3), 1981, for a complete bibliography) and continued her active research until shortly before her death on December 3, 1978.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7310, Doris Holmes Blake Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7310
See more items in:
Doris Holmes Blake Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7310
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Sherman Poppen Papers

Donor:
Poppen, Sherman, 1930-  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Business records
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Advertisements
Clippings
Newsletters
Patents
Negatives
Date:
1966 - 2008
Summary:
The Sherman Poppen Papers document the snurfer, the predecessor of the snowboard that he invented in 1965. The snurfer, a sled that was ridden while standing up, originally consisted of two skis bound together. Snurfer competitions fueled the development of the snowboard as a piece of sporting equipment. This collection contains material describing the snurfer's place in snowboarding history, and the associated business and legal aspects.
Scope and Contents:
The Sherman Poppen Papers document the invention of the snurfer and its distribution. The collection is arranged into two series. The collection consists of correspondence, product literature, photographs, books, notes, a scrapbook, newsletters, newspaper and magazine articles, and VHS videocassettes documenting the snurfer. The business and legal materials, 1966-2006, contains correspondence, notes, and legal documents.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1, History, 1966-2008

Series 2, Business and Legal Materials, 1966-2006
Biographical / Historical:
Sherman Poppen (1930-2019) was born in Muskegon, Michigan. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1952 and served in the United States Navy as a supply office at sea from 1952-1956. He owned an industrial business, Lake Welding Supply Company, which sold gases and welding supplies in Muskegon, Michigan. On December 25, 1965, Poppen created the snurfer, a predecessor of the snowboard, by binding two children's skis together. His wife, Nancy, was pregnant with their third child and his two restless daughters, Wendy and Laurie, wanted to play on Christmas day. Poppen entertained them by playing outside in the snow. The girls' desire to stand up while riding on a sled and Poppen's vision of snow drifts as waves collided, and the idea for the snurfer was born. Nancy coined "snurf" by combining the words snow and surf. Neighborhood children soon began asking for snurfers of their own. Poppen decided to patent his creation (US Patent #: 3,378,274 --Surf-Type Snow Ski) and trademarked the words snurf and snurfer (US Trademark #: 1,518,101). It was also patented in Canada (Patent #: 819,596). In 1966, he licensed the product to the Brunswick Corporation and worked with them to create a board from the laminated wood used for bowling alley gutters. Brunswick manufactured the snurfer and sold it as a novelty item, not sports equipment, and it gained popularity. From 1968 through the late 1970s, snurfer racing competitions were held in Muskegon at Blockhouse Hill. In 1972, Brunswick discontinued production of the snurfer, but JEM Corporation continued manufacture until the early 1980s. By 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter, an avid competitive snurfer, began developing an improved model without a rope handle and with the addition of rigid bindings for ski boots to the board. As more resorts began allowing snowboards on their ski lifts, the popularity of the snurfer waned.

Poppen took up snowboarding at the age of 67. He received recognition from the snowboarding community as the grandfather of the sport and was inducted into the Snowboarding Hall of Fame in Banff, Canada in 1995 and the Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.
Related Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

The Division of Culture and the Arts holds artifacts related to this collection. See accession #: 2009.0092.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Sherman Poppen on June 22, 2009.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Toys -- 20th century  Search this
Dolls  Search this
Paper dolls  Search this
Sports  Search this
Snowboarding  Search this
Patents  Search this
Winter sports  Search this
Sporting goods industry  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Snurfer  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videocassettes
Business records -- 1950-2000
Correspondence -- 20th century
Business records -- 21st century
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Advertisements -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Newsletters -- 20th century
Patents -- 20th century
Negatives
Citation:
Sherman Poppen Papers, 1966-2008, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1159
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Sherman Poppen Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8968ec5d1-4861-46be-8c71-f6d70691f89b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1159
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General interest magazines

Collection Creator:
Booth, Virginia  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1999
General:
Telefood Magazine, Fine Foods from Ireland issue, 1966 September

Cara: the travel magazine of Aer Lingus-Irish Airlines, Volume 2, Number 1, 1969 January-March

Village Life in Ireland, Syracuse University Alumni Association, Inc., 1999 April 18-26

Irish edition catalog from Scottish Lion Import Shop, 1998 Fall/1999 Winter

Sports Illustrated, 1958 August 25

Northeast: the Hartford Courant, 1988 September 11

Queen, 1965 December 1
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virginia "Jimmie" Booth Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Virginia "Jimmie" Booth collection
Virginia "Jimmie" Booth collection / Series 4: Irish Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85a4c58f0-5452-497a-bb86-a2bc43c44b99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0729-ref57

La Vie parisienne / Victor Arwas

Author:
Arwas, Victor  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Caricatures and cartoons
Humor
Periodicals
Place:
France
Paris
Paris (France)
Date:
2010
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Magazine illustration  Search this
French wit and humor, Pictorial--History  Search this
Women  Search this
Sex role  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_967599

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