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Red, yellow, blue, and white Madras headdress

Created by:
DODY, Guadeloupean, founded 1973  Search this
Medium:
cotton, paper, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 1/2 × 10 × 10 1/2 in. (24.1 × 25.4 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
headdresses
Place made:
Pointe-à-Pitre, Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Asia
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joanne Hyppolite
Object number:
2015.153
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Wurlitzer Company Records

Creator:
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Names:
All-American Mohawk Company  Search this
Apollo Piano Company  Search this
Beach-Carlisle Violin Company  Search this
Caldwell Piano Company  Search this
Central Discount Company  Search this
Dayton Photo Products Company  Search this
DeKalb Piano Company  Search this
Dekleist Musical Instruments Company  Search this
Deutsch Wurlitzer  Search this
Eagle Radio Company  Search this
Everett Piano Company  Search this
Fox Theatres Corporation  Search this
Lyric Piano Company  Search this
Milner Music Company  Search this
Morsatti, Inc.  Search this
North Tonawanda Barrel Organ Company  Search this
Robert L. Loud Music Company  Search this
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Southern Ohio Radio Corporation  Search this
Western Industries Corporation  Search this
Wunderlich Piano Company  Search this
Wurlbild Corporation  Search this
Wurlitzer Acceptance Corporation  Search this
Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Wurlitzer Company of California  Search this
Wurlitzer Grand Piano Company  Search this
Youngstown Music Company  Search this
Rolfing, R.C.  Search this
Wurlitzer, Farny  Search this
Wurlitzer, Rembert  Search this
Wurlitzer, Rudolph  Search this
Extent:
56 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Minute books
Account books
Financial records
Stock records
Reports
Advertisements
Sales records
Audits
Cashbooks
Ledgers (account books)
Annual reports
Photographs
Journals (accounts)
Price lists
Trade catalogs
Publications
Employee records
Marketing records
Commercial catalogs
Place:
DeKalb (Ill.)
North Tonawanda (N.Y.)
Corinth (Miss.)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Date:
1860-1984
Summary:
The collection documents the history and development of the Wurlitzer Company and consists of company publications, business records, employee files, manufacturing records, sales and marketing records, product information, publicity, advertising, photographs, audiovisual materials, and organ installation drawings.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the history and the development of the Wurlitzer Company. Materials include company publications, business records, employee files, manufacturing records, sales and marketing records, product information, publicity, advertising, photographs, audiovisual materials, and organ installation drawings. The material in the collection spans from 1856-1986, although information prior to 1899 is sparse.
Arrangement:
The Collection is arranged into fourteen series.

Series 1: Wurlitzer Company Histories, Company Events, and General Business Materials, circa 1880-1987; undated

Series 2: Publications, 1910-1989; undated

Series 3: Advertising and Promotional Materials, 1911-1978

Series 4: Product Information, 1860-1984; undated

Series 5: Photographs of Wurlitzer Manufacturing Plants, Employees, Stores, and Dealerships, 1869-1970; undated

Series 6: Photographs of Wurlitzer Products and Product Sales Promotions, 1900-1978; undated

Series 7, Photographs Used in Wurlitzer Advertising and Public Relations, 1904-1970; undated

Series 8: Wurlitzer Employee Records and Related Materials, 1909-1961; undated

Series 9: Production and Shipping Records, 1905-1987

Series 10: Shipping and Sales Records for Wurlitzer Dealerships, Wurlitzer Retail Stores, and Rembert Wurlitzer, Incorporated, 1917-1952

Series 11, Records of Stock Certificates, Meeting Minutes, and Related Financial and Legal Documents, 1907-1972

Series 12, Rudolph Wurlitzer Company Financial Records, 1893-1986

Series 13, Maps and Charts, 1931-1976

Series 14, Organ Installation Drawings, 1920-1931; undated
Historical Note:
The Wurlitzer Company began in 1856 when Rudolph Wurlitzer, a Cincinnati bank clerk, sold seven hundred dollars worth of musical instruments he had bought from family and friends in Germany. The busi¬ness was incorporated in Ohio in 1890 under the name the Ru¬dolph Wurlitzer Company." For the first fifty years, Wurlitzer was primarily a retail instrument business operating out of its Cincinnati Store headquarters. Although fire destroyed the com¬pany's headquarters in 1904, a new building was completed in time to celebrate Wurlitzer's fiftieth anniversary in 1906.

In 1908, the Wurlitzer Company bought the DeKleist Musical In¬strument Manufacturing Company in North Tonawanda, New York. The Rudolph Wurlitzer Manufacturing Company continued produc¬tion of automatic musical instruments including player pianos, military bands and pianorchestras. In 1910, the Wurlitzer Company bought the Hope-Jones Organ Company and began to manufacture unit-or¬chestra pipe organs at their North Tonawanda plant. These were pipe organs equipped with bells, gongs, horns and sirens. They became known as Mighty Wurlitzers and provided the musical back¬ground in silent movie houses all over the world and were also built for churches and private homes. In 1919, Wurlitzer bought the Melville-Clark Piano Company of DeKalb, Illinois. Wurlitzer pianos were then manufactured at the DeKalb facilities under a variety of names: the Apollo Piano Company, the DeKalb Piano Company and the Wurlitzer Grand Piano Company. Each name des¬ignated a different quality, price range and style.

With the decline of sales during the 1920s and 1930s, pro¬duction of automatic musical instruments ceased until the manu¬facture of the first jukebox in 1934. In 1930, the Julius Bauer Piano Company was purchased and continued to build pianos in that name until shortly before World War II. For a brief time, radios and refrigerators were made by the Wurlitzer controlled Air-Amer¬ican Mohawk Corporation. It was not a successful venture and ended in the mid-1930s. Many of the Wurlitzer retail stores were, at that time, in bad locations and needed repairs. The solutions to these problems came about with a reorganization of the company in 1935. With the reorganization, many retail stores were sold, piano manufacturing was consolidated in DeKalb and many subsidiaries were dissolved or absorbed completely into the Wurlitzer Company.

During World War II, Wurlitzer halted production of musical in¬struments. The company's defense production efforts were rec¬ognized in 1943 and 1944 when it is North Tonawanda and DeKalb plants received the Army-Navy "E" Award. In 1946, peacetime production resumed and the Wurlitzer Company introduced two new instruments: the electric organ in 1947 and the electric piano in 1954. In 1956, the Wurlitzer Company celebrated its centennial. That same year a new plant at Corinth, Mississippi, was completed. Later, plants were opened in Holly Springs, Mississippi (1961), Logan, Utah (1970) and Hullhorst, West Germany, (1960). The new facilities replaced those at North Tonawanda and DeKalb. The North Tonawanda plant ceased production of jukeboxes in 1974, becoming the company's engineering and research center. In 1973, the DeKalb plant ended production of pianos maintaining only mar¬keting and administrative offices. In 1977, the Wurlitzer Com¬pany's corporate headquarters moved to DeKalb, including the en¬gineering and research center from North Tonawanda.

Wurlitzer's three sons had assumed leadership of the company after his death in 1914. Each son acted as president then, chair of the board, successively. The company hired R.C. Rolfing in 1934 as vice-president and general manager. His re¬organization helped the company through the Depression years. Rolfing succeeded the last of the founder's sons in 1941 as pres¬ident of the company and in 1966 as chair of the board. Farny Wurlitzer, Rudolph's youngest son, died in 1972. A.D. Arsem succeeded Rolfing in 1974 as chair of the board. George B. Howell succeeded W. N. Herleman as president of the company.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers, 1857-1919 (AC0178)

Chickering & Sons Piano Company Collection, 1864-1985 (AC0264)

Sohmer & Company Records, 1872-1989 (AC0349)

William J. Lenz Piano Tuning Collection, circa 1903-1955 (AC0511)

Janssen Piano Company Records, 1901-1929 (AC0512)

John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection, circa 1850-1990 (AC1257)

Warshaw Collection of Business America's Piano and Organ related materials (AC0060)
Provenance:
Collection donated by Northern Illinois University, and Regional History Center, 1994, November 11.
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:
Violin -- Manufacture  Search this
Radio -- Receivers and reception  Search this
Coin-operated machines  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Jukeboxes -- Manufacture  Search this
Harp -- Manufacture  Search this
Piano -- History  Search this
Player organ  Search this
Accordion -- Manufacture  Search this
Piano makers  Search this
Organ -- Manufacture  Search this
Organ -- History  Search this
Wurlitzer organ  Search this
Musical instrument makers  Search this
Mechanical organs  Search this
Mechanical musical instruments  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Minute books
Account books
Financial records
Stock records
Reports
Advertisements
Sales records
Audits
Cashbooks
Ledgers (account books)
Annual reports
Photographs -- 19th century
Journals (accounts)
Price lists
Trade catalogs
Publications
Employee records
Marketing records
Commercial catalogs
Citation:
Wurlitzer Company Records, 1860-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0469
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b6b1ed59-da9e-468e-ae2e-8bcd065f8cb2
EDAN-URL:
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Online Media:

De Kalb Division, accordion assembly,

Collection Creator:
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930s
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.
Collection Citation:
Wurlitzer Company Records, 1860-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Wurlitzer Company Records
Wurlitzer Company Records / Series 5: Photographs of Wurlitzer Manufacturing Plants, Employees, Stores, and Dealerships, / 5.1: Manufacturing Plants and Employees
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Iowa - Community Style

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
Iowa is an icon of American heartland values. Its main-street towns and farmlands evoke a peaceful vision of America, where the drama of deep personal relationships quietly unfolds. But Iowa is also home to agribusiness, high-tech, and high-skill industries that manufacture computerized combines and fiber optics, and to high-quality service industries from education to insurance. Not without dynamic tensions and social, demographic, and occupational changes, Iowa in its sesquicentennial year of 1996 fostered and nurtured a quiet but steadfast civic pride that turned out whole towns for girls' basketball games, propelled youth into 4-H clubs and adults into volunteer fire companies and social clubs, and joined residents around a morning coffee table, on a Saturday night dance floor, or in a Sunday school.

Anyone who witnessed the great floods of 1993, who saw exhausted neighbor helping neighbor, cannot be unmoved by the prevailing sense of community held by the people of Iowa. This sense of community was celebrated by the Festival program on the Mall in the Nation's Capital, and was also evident back in Iowa for the first Festival of Iowa Folklife held on the grounds of the State Capitol Building in Des Moines in August, and in a Smithsonian Folkways recording, Iowa Public Television documentary, and educational materials growing from the Festival and distributed to Iowans in the months following the Festival.

The Sesquicentennial year offered a chance to recognize the value of an Iowa that nurtures neighborliness in groups of people - no matter how diverse - who share common concerns and hopes; an Iowa that supports the vital social fabric of relationships on the local level; and an Iowa that validates an underlying belief in the viability of democratic community - all of which have provided such a prominent legacy for the state.

The Festival program highlighted the vibrant and diverse cultures of Iowa through the excellence, knowledge, and artistry of its people and offered an opportunity to observe the dynamism of community in the truest sense of the word. The Festival program also recalled the responsibility all Americans have to believe that our public culture and its active celebration through community are valuable and must be supported, if we are to have a future worth living for.

Catherine Hiebert Kerst was Program Curator for the Smithsonian Institution and Rachelle H. Saltzman was Program Curator for the Iowa Arts Council; Arlene Reiniger served as Program Coordinator.

Iowa - Community Style was made possible by and was produced in cooperation with the Iowa Sesquicentennial Commission and the Iowa Arts Council on the occasion of Iowa's 150th anniversary of statehood. Iowa corporate partners included the HON INDUSTRIES Charitable Foundation; John Deere; The Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc.; and Barr-Nunn Transportation, Inc.
Fieldworkers:
Becky Allgood, American Indian Center - Sioux City, John Berquist, Jay Black, Phyllis Carlin, Cathy Carlyle, Casa Latina - Sioux City, Patricia Civitate, Rex Coble, Ginger Cunningham, Karen Downing, Kristin Elmquist, Tom Evans, Sheri Flanigan, April Frantz, Janet Gilmore, Twila Glenn, Gregory Hansen, Loren Horton, Rich Horwitz, Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, Iowa Commission on the Status of African Americans, Iowa Nurses' Association, Italian American Cultural Center - Des Moines, Donald Jonjack, Cornelia Kennedy, Lee Kline, Mark Knudsen, Mike Koppert, Labor Institute for Workforce Development, Catherine Lewis, Jack Libbey, Jean Lowder, Nancy Michael, Dave Moore, Jerri Morgan and John DeWall, Arnold T. Nielsen, Jane Nielsen, Carla Offenburger, Harry Oster, Janet Parrish, Paula Plasencia, Max Quaas, Harley Refsal, Stephen D. Richards, Maria Alícia Rodríguez, Janice Rosenberg, Erin Roth, Beth Hoven Ratto, Tomasa Salas, Earl Sampson, Cynthia Schmidt, Jim Skurdal, Kumsan Ryu Song, Barb Trish, Caroline Trumpold, Rose Marie Vasquez, Sarah Walker, Theresa Walker, Priscilla L. Wanatee, Cliff Weston, Mike Wiseman, Larry Wood, Michael Zahs
Presenters:
Howard Bass, Phyllis Carlin, Harold Closter, Loren Horton, Richard Horwitz, Rich Kennedy, Catherine Hiebert Kerst, Lee Kline, Jack Libbey, Dave Moore, Leroy Morton, Carla Offenburger, Chuck Offenburger, Deb Ohrn, Steven Ohrn, Beth Ratto, Rachelle H. Saltzman, Cynthia Schmidt, Cliff Weston, Michael Zahs
Participants:
Performance Traditions

BECKY & THE IVANHOE DUTCHMEN -- Becky Livermore, 1970-, accordion, vocals, Cedar Rapids, IowaTerry Ard, vocals, trumpet, banjo, guitar, Ely, IowaDan Davies, trumpet, trombone, vocals, Amana, IowaRod Davies, tuba, bass, horn, Mt. Vernon, IowaChuck Stastny, drums, Yankton, South Dakota

Daisy Dell Benge, 1925-, mandolin, guitar, Winterset, Iowa

Eddie Benge, 1919-, fiddle, banjo, Winterset, Iowa

Kevin Burt, 1968-, vocals, Coralville, Iowa

Matt Panek, 1968-, guitar, Iowa City, Iowa

THE DEER CREEK QUARTET -- Sid Rowland, vocals, Wellman, IowaRay Bender, vocals, banjo, Kalona, IowaLuetta Ropp, piano, vocals, Wellman, IowaDoug Yoder, vocals, Kalona, Iowa

Guy Drollinger, 1952-, fiddle, guitar, banjo, dulcimer, Iowa City, Iowa

Hanna Drollinger, 1984-, fiddle, Iowa City, Iowa

Glenda Farrier, cowgirl poet, Atlantic, Iowa

FOOT-NOTES -- Beth Hoven Rotto, fiddle, vocals, Decorah, IowaBill Musser, acoustic bass, vocals, Decorah, IowaJon Rotto, guitar, vocals, Decorah, IowaJim Skurdal, mandolin, vocals, Decorah, Iowa

EVERETT KAPAYOU AND THE MESKWAKI SINGERS -- Everett Kapayou, vocals, hand drum, Tama, IowaDennis Keahna, Jr., vocals, Tama, IowaRick Keahna, Sr., vocals, Tama, IowaVerlyn Keahna, vocals, Tama, Iowa

THE KARL L. KING MUNICIPAL BAND, Fort Dodge -- Keith Altemier, Fort Dodge, IowaAlan Bridge, Fort Dodge, IowaDan Cassady, Fort Dodge, IowaMartin Crandell, Fort Dodge, IowaHarold Dean, Fort Dodge, IowaMerry Dick, Fort Dodge, IowaJohn Erickson, Fort Dodge, IowaGary Evans, Fort Dodge, IowaDianna Hanna, Fort Dodge, IowaLee Hood, Fort Dodge, IowaMary Jane Johnson, Fort Dodge, IowaInga Lang, Fort Dodge, IowaMonte Leichsenring, Fort Dodge, IowaValerie Mohring, Fort Dodge, IowaStacie Nichols, Fort Dodge, IowaDuane Olson, 1932-, Fort Dodge, IowaNancy Olson, Fort Dodge, IowaLynn Ringnalda, Fort Dodge, IowaRandy Ringnalda, Fort Dodge, IowaRoger Ringnalda, Fort Dodge, IowaRyan Ringnalda, Fort Dodge, IowaDonna Schive, Fort Dodge, IowaAdam Schroeder, Fort Dodge, IowaJoe Seykora, Fort Dodge, IowaDavid Swaroff, Fort Dodge, IowaHarlan Van de Berg, Fort Dodge, Iowa

Dwight Lamb, 1934-, fiddle, button accordion, Onawa, Iowa

Lloyd Snow, 1924-2004, guitar, Castana, Iowa

LOUIS AND THE BLUES REVIEW -- Louis McTizic, 1936-, blues harmonica, vocals, Waterloo, IowaSam Cockhern, bass, Waterloo, IowaToby Cole, keyboards, Waterloo, IowaMichael Flack, drums, Cedar Falls, IowaFrank Howard, keyboards, Iowa City, IowaBarry Schneiderman, lead guitar, Cedar Falls, IowaEtheleen Wright, rhythm guitar, vocals, Waterloo, Iowa

THE MATNEY SISTERS -- Shelley Matney Bell, 1959-, guitar, vocals, Dakota City, NebraskaJaimee Haugen, guitar, autoharp, vocals, Gilmore City, IowaHarley Matney, guitar, Dakota City, NebraskaPam Ostapoff, vocals, Sioux City, IowaChris Ramsey, guitar, vocals, Sioux City, Iowa

ERNIE PENISTON BAND -- Ernie Peniston, vocals, Muscatine, IowaJoe Collins, guitar, West Chicago, Illinois

PSALMS -- Ronald Teague, director, keyboards, Coralville, IowaMarcus Beets, drums, Cedar Rapids, IowaAllen Bell, vocals, Cedar Rapids, IowaSharilyn Bell, 1951-, vocals, Cedar Rapids, IowaMike Cole, vocals, Cedar Rapids, IowaSandy Reed, 1949-, vocals, Cedar Rapids, IowaPaul Tillman, vocals, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

SOLIS AND SOLIS, West Liberty -- Adalberto Solis, 1963-, guitar, vocals, West Liberty, IowaEugenio Solis, 1946-, guitar, vocals, West Liberty, Iowa

Craft Traditions

Annette Andersen, 1934-, Danish handwork traditions, Kimballton, Iowa

Nadine Big Bear, 1947-, Meskwaki bead worker, Moutour, Iowa

Frances Brewton, 1905-2005, quilter, Des Moines, Iowa

Maria Elizondo, -- quinceañera -- doll-maker, West Liberty, Iowa

Choua Her, 1975-, Hmong traditions, Oskaloosa, Iowa

Shoua Her, Hmong traditions, Oskaloosa, Iowa

Steve Kerper, 1950-, duck decoy carver, New Vienna, Iowa

Bill Metz, 1933-, Amana tinsmith, Middle Amana, Iowa

Marjorie Nejdl, 1936-, Czech egg decorator, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Dominic Rizzuti, 1920-, Italian ornamental ironworker, Des Moines, Iowa

Sam Rizzuti, Italian ornamental ironworker, Des Moines, Iowa

Rod Seitz, scroll-saw clock maker, Decorah, Iowa

Karma Sorensen, 1936-, Danish needle worker, Kimballton, Iowa

John Sutcliffe, 1916-1997, woodcarver, storyteller, Audubon, Iowa

Caroline Trumpold, 1932-, Amana quilter, Middle Amana, Iowa

Dorothy Trumpold, 1912-, Amana rug hooking, Amana, Iowa

Jean Adeline Wanatee, Meskwaki finger weaver, Tama, Iowa

Foodways Traditions

Julie Anderson, butchering, meat smoking, Stanhope, Iowa

Richard Anderson, butchering, meat smoking, Stanhope, Iowa

Loretta Hegeman, Dutch foodways, Orange City, Iowa

Elaine Kane, Dutch foodways, Orange City, Iowa

Edward Nejdl, 1932-, Czech baker, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Bill Ohringer, 1952-, Jewish foodways, West Des Moines, Iowa

Eunice Stoen, Norwegian foodways, Decorah, Iowa

Jane Willie, 1967-, cafe foodways, St. Olaf, Iowa

Occupational Traditions

William Beacom, 1940-, towboat captain, Sioux City, Iowa

Evelyn Birkby, radio homemaker, Sidney, Iowa

Bruce Brock, 1950-, auctioneer, LeMars, Iowa

John Burns, insurance representative, West Des Moines, Iowa

Kevin Crim, caucus organizer, Grinnell, Iowa

Alice Duccini, 1943-, net knitting, clamming, commercial fishing, Dubuque, Iowa

John Duccini, 1942-, net knitting, clamming, commercial fishing, Dubuque, Iowa

Terry Gholson, safety manager, Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa

Ed Hanes, 1932-, boat builder, Clear Lake, Iowa

Cheryl Johnson, 1956-, family physician, New Liberty, Iowa

Lee Kline, radio, broadcaster, Des Moines, Iowa

Roger Krugmeier, tool and die worker, Lockridge, Iowa

Jack Libbey, towboat captain, Lansing, Iowa

Matt Meagher, marketing and public relations, Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa

The Mehmen Family (Karmen, Stanley, Kelsi, Kerryann, Kyle), farming, Plainfield, Iowa

Kevin Moore, family physician, Des Moines, Iowa

Leroy F. Morton, 1920-, newspaper writer, West Okoboji, Iowa

Kent Rosenberg, insurance representative, Des Moines, Iowa

Bob Smith, trucker, Kirkville, Iowa

Howard Lewis Titterington, 1927-, seed salesman, Milford, Iowa

The Williams Family (Bruce, Donna, Abbey, Josh, Aaron), farming, Villisca, Iowa

THE JOHN DEERE ASSEMBLY -- Art Abend, senior marketing representative in aftermarket parts, Waverly, IowaLynn Arthur, pattern maker, Mount Auburn, IowaMike Hankins, manager of product information and training, Buckingham, IowaMike Lindaman, marketing representative, Waterloo, IowaTed Schaefer, tractor master, Waterloo, IowaMary Swehla, visitors' services coordinator, Waterloo, IowaSteve Towlerton, senior marketing representative for 90-150 horsepower tractors, Waterloo, Iowa

Sports Traditions

Jody Maske, basketball coach, Newell, Iowa

Casey Clark, basketball player, Atlantic, Iowa

Linda Lappe, basketball player, Morning Sun, Iowa

AJ Nelson, 1979-, basketball player, Newell, Iowa

Katie Sorrell, basketball player, Crawfordsville, Iowa

Sara Stribe, basketball player, Carrol, Iowa

Jacque Voss, basketball player, Carrol, Iowa

Christi Williams, 1980-, basketball player, Storm Lake, Iowa
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Series 3
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Michigan

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
From the State of Michigan, ninety of its residents came to the 1987 Festival to speak about and demonstrate some of the rich traditional culture from that region. To help create a festival setting in which performers of valued traditions could speak about their experiences and heritages with performed music, active demonstrations, and spoken words seemed a most appropriate way to celebrate the sesquicentennial of that geographically endowed, historically important and culturally rich state.

Throughout Michigan's history those who migrated to the state have been drawn by - or have themselves introduced - fishing, trapping, mining, lumbering, farming, and automobile manufacturing. The lore of such occupations, combined with the rich ethnic heritage of those who built Michigan, form the essence of the state's traditional culture. Michigan today is home to more than one hundred different nationalities, including the country's largest population of Finns, Belgians, Maltese, and Chaldeans; the second largest numbers of Dutch, Lebanese, and French Canadians; and perhaps the largest concentration of Muslim Arabs (in southeast Dearborn) outside the Middle East. Detroit alone is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country. The heritage of these diverse groups - along with those of Native, Euro Americans, and Afro Americans who migrated to Michigan throughout the state's history - give Michigan folklife its distinctive characteristics.

Complementing a full performance schedule that highlighted Michigan's diverse musical heritage, ongoing demonstrations included lure making, fly tying, boat building, Native American quillwork, black ash basketry, finger weaving and beadwork, Dutch wooden shoe making, furniture carving, Afro American quilt making, Palestinian needlework, Ukrainian textiles and egg decorating, ski and sleigh making, decoy carving, rag rug weaving, cherry harvesting & pruning, evergreen nursery techniques, net making, and ice fishing.

Betty Belanus, Laurie Sommers, and Thomas Vennum, Jr. served as Curators for the Michigan program, with Laurie Sommers also serving as Program Coordinator and Barbara Lau, as Assistant Program Coordinator.

The Michigan Program was made possible by the Michigan Sesquicentennial Commission and the Michigan Department of State.
Fieldworkers and consultants:
Fieldworkers

Dennis Au, Michael Bell, Horace Boyer, John Alan Cicala, Timothy Cochrane, Gregory Cooper, C. Kurt Dewhurst, Stev'e Frangos, Roland Freeman, Janet Gilmore, Alicia María González, James Leary, Yvonne Lockwood, Marsha MacDowell, Phyllis M. May-Machunda, Mario Montaño, Earl Nyholm, Marsha Penti, Roger Pilon, Peter Seitel, Eliot Singer, Laurie Sommers, Nicholas R. Spitzer, Thomas Vennum, Jr.

Consultants

George Cornell, LuAnne Kozma, Robert McCarl, Oscar Paskal, Barry Lee Pearson, Joseph Spielberg
Presenters:
Dennis Au, Horace Boyer, C. Kurt Dewhurst, Paul Gifford, Janet Gilmore, James Leary, William Lockwood, Yvonne Lockwood, Marsha MacDowell, Earl Nyholm, Mario Montaño, Roger Pilon, Joseph Spielberg, Nicholas R. Spitzer, Benjamin Wilson
Participants:
Crafts

Samiha Abusalah, Palestinian needle worker, Dearborn, Michigan

James Baker, wooden shoe maker, Holland, Michigan

Catherine Baldwin, 1935-2001, Ottawa quill worker, Suttons Bay, Michigan

Amnah Baraka, Palestinian needle worker, Dearborn, Michigan

Chou Chang, Hmong textile artist, Detroit, Michigan

Rita L. Corbiere, Ojibwa quill worker, storyteller, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Alice Fox, 1916-1995, Ojibwa quill worker, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Russell Johnson, 1918-, blacksmith, Strongs, Michigan

Arnold Klein, Jr., Ukrainian embroiderer, egg decorator, Hamtramck, Michigan

George McGeshick, Ojibwa birch bark canoe builder, Iron River, Michigan

Mary McGeshick, Ojibwa cradle board decorator, Iron River, Michigan

Yer Yang Mua, Hmong textile artist, Detroit, Michigan

Julia Nyholm, 1913-2005, Ojibwa finger weaver, bead worker, Crystal Falls, Michigan

Gust Pietilla, 1906-1999, ski, sleigh and tool maker, Bruce Crossing, Michigan

Agnes Rapp, 1920-2003, Ottawa-Potawatomi black ash basket maker, Berrien Springs, Michigan

Glen Van Antwerp, cedar fan carver, Lansing, Michigan

Lloyd Van Doornik, mas¬ter carver, furniture maker, Holland, Michigan

Julia Wesaw, 1908-1992, Potawatomi black ash basket maker, Hartford, Michigan

Rosie Wilkins, 1905-1994, quilt maker, Muskegon, Michigan

Foodways

Helen Mohammed Atwell, 1934-2003, Lebanese cook, Dearborn, Michigan

Marguerite L. Berry-Jackson, storyteller, cook, herbalist, Lansing, Michigan

Lucille Brown, 1917-1996, pasty maker, Wakefield, Michigan

Marie L. Cross, storyteller, cook, herbalist, Mecosta, Michigan

Eustacio Y. Flores, Jr., Mexican-American cook, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Anna E. Lassila, 1909-2001, pasty maker, rag rug weaver, Mohawk, Michigan

Elda Peltier, 1915-2005, muskrat cook, Monroe, Michigan

Hudson "Huddy" Peltier, 1912-2003, muskrat cook, Monroe, Michigan

Music

The Hammon Family, bluegrass, country, gospel music -- The Hammon Family, bluegrass, country, gospel musicGeorge "Dub" Hammon, bass player, vocalist¬, Davison, MichiganMarge Hammon, mandolin player, vocalist, Davison, MichiganMel Hammon, fiddle player, vocalist, Davison, MichiganRon Hammon, guitar player, vocalist, Davison, Michigan

Judy & Her Suchey Brothers, polka band -- Judy & Her Suchey Brothers, polka bandMike Kindt, bass player, Alpena, MichiganBill Suchey, Jr., trumpet player, Alpena, MichiganBob Suchey, saxophone player, Alpena, MichiganJim Suchey, accordion player, Alpena, MichiganJudy Suchey, drummer, Alpena, MichiganMike Suchey, trumpet player, Alpena, Michigan

Rev. Andre Woods & The Chosen, gospel music -- Rev. Andre Woods & The Chosen, gospel musicSederia Butler, soprano, Detroit, MichiganDawn Byers, alto, Detroit, MichiganStephanie Colfield, drummer, Westland, MichiganEarl Fisher, tenor, Detroit, MichiganCraig Harris, bass guitar player, Cleveland, Ohio, MichiganGrenee Hunter, alto, Detroit, MichiganWillie Lucas, tenor, Detroit, MichiganRenee Thomas, soprano, Detroit, MichiganDana Wilcox, soprano, Detroit, MichiganRev. Andre Woods, arranger, director, Detroit, Michigan

Sensational Gospel Tones -- Sensational Gospel TonesAlfred Charleston, Grand Rapids, MichiganDonald Charleston, lead guitar and bass player, Grand Rapids, MichiganJuanita Charleston, Grand Rapids, MichiganRev. Leon Charleston, Grand Rapids, MichiganHenrietta Fields, Grand Rapids, MichiganTanya Johnson, vocalist, drummer, Grand Rapids, MichiganNathaniel Smith, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Sugar Island Boys, Anglo-French string band -- Sugar Island Boys, Anglo-French string bandRené Coté, fiddle player, Ontario, CanadaHoney McCoy, 1904-1988, piano player, vocalist, Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganJoe Menard, 1935-, guitar player, vocalist, Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganTom Stevens, Dobro player, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Bill Stimac & Sons, music from the Keweenaw Peninsula -- Bill Stimac & Sons, music from the Keweenaw PeninsulaBill Stimac, 1923-, accordion player, Houghton, MichiganMark Stimac, 1956-, banjo and guitar player, Houghton, MichiganRandy Stimac, 1958-, accordion player, Houghton, Michigan

Thimbleberry, Finnish music -- Thimbleberry, Finnish musicEd Lauluma, 1921-2005, fiddle player, Chassell, MichiganAl Reko, 1933-, accordion player, vocalist, St. Paul, Minnesota, MichiganOren Tikkanen, mandolin and guitar player, Calumet, Michigan

Tomicic Brothers Orchestra, tamburitza music -- Tomicic Brothers Orchestra, tamburitza musicMike Cani, cello player, Detroit, MichiganJoel Novosel, bass player, Detroit, MichiganGeorge Patrash, pugaria player, Detroit, MichiganMike Tomicić, first brac player, Windsor, Ontario, CanadaPeter Tomicić, second brac player, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Yemeni Folkloric Dance Group, Arab village music -- Yemeni Folkloric Dance Group, Arab village musicSaleh Alward, dancer, Dearborn, MichiganMohsin Elgabri, dramatist, dancer, Oud player, Dearborn, MichiganAlsanabani Faris, dancer, Dearborn, MichiganSaeed Masjahri, dancer, Dearborn, MichiganM. Aideroos Mohsen, dancer, Dearborn, MichiganAbdo Ali Saeed, dancer, Dearborn, MichiganOmar A. Wahashi, oud and tabla player, Dearborn, Michigan

Rose Mae Menard, 1901-1988, come¬dienne, storyteller, herbalist, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Art Moilanen, 1916-1995, vocalist, accordion player, Mass City, Michigan

Les Raber, fiddle player, Hastings, Michigan

Isaiah "Dr." Ross, 1925-1993, blues musician, Flint, Michigan

Occupations

Esperanza Alcala, ever¬green nursery worker, Grand Haven, Michigan

Steven B. Fouch, 1952-, cherry grower, extension agent, Grawn, Michigan

Elias Lopez, 1935-2004, evergreen nursery worker, Grand Haven, Michigan

Damien Lunning, trapper, Mio, Michigan

Judith Lunning, trapper, game cook, Mio, Michigan

Pedro Rodriguez, ever¬green nursery worker, Grand Haven, Michigan

Personal Experience Narrative, Flint Sit-Down Strike

Fred Ahearn, 1910-1991, Flint, Michigan

Burt Christenson, Flint, Michigan

Shirley Foster, Flint, Michigan

Berdene "Bud" Simons, Newport Richey, Florida

Nellie Simons, Newport Richey, Florida

Waterways

Josephine F. Sedlecky-Borsum, sports shop owner, fly tier, Baldwin, Michigan

Ray Davison, Great Lakes fisherman, Menominee, Michigan

Dick Grabowski, 1931-2006, Great Lakes fisherman, Menominee, Michigan

Charlie Nylund, 1933-, Great Lakes fisherman, Menominee, Michigan

Jay Stephan, river guide, boat builder, Grayling, Michigan

Elman G. "Bud" Stewart, 1913-1999, lure maker, Alpena, Michigan

Jim Wicks, ice fisherman, decoy carver, McMillan, Michigan

Ralph Wilcox, Great Lakes fisherman, fish smoker, Brimley, Michigan

David Wyss, river guide, boat builder, fly tier, Grayling, Michigan
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk558f67840-21f3-484a-b448-14772c6b5dcc
EDAN-URL:
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Knoll Wall

Manufacturer:
Knoll Textiles, New York, New York, USA, founded 1947  Search this
Medium:
Woven fabric containing silk, linen, rayon, polyester, flax, modacrylic, wool, paper support
Dimensions:
L x W x D: 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Date:
1984
Credit Line:
Gift of the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
Accession Number:
2011-22-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Tadao ando the process of creation: emaki-style sketchbooks

Title:
Process of creation : emaki-style sketchbooks
Author:
Andō, Tadao 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
11 volumes illustrations (chiefly color), portrait 21 cm
Type:
Books
Drawings
Signatures (Provenance)
Inscriptions (Provenance).)
Date:
2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1099472

Sample book

Manufacturer:
New York Watering Company, American  Search this
Medium:
Medium: paper, cotton, silk, metallic thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.5 x 22 cm (5 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Type:
sample books
Sample book
Made in:
New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Augusta Dillon
Accession Number:
1949-82-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4892d5bea-6e89-415f-a059-f2b864d8681f
EDAN-URL:
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Salesman's sample book

Medium:
Medium: marbleized paper, cardboard, cotton, linen Technique: plain weave, twill weaves, float weaves (damask), supplementary weft pile (velveteen); 108 examples are block-printed
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 24.8 x 16.5 cm (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)
H x W x D (open): 24.8 x 259.1 cm (9 3/4 in. x 8 ft. 6 in.)
H x W x D (each swatch): 2.5 x 4.1 cm (1 x 1 5/8 in.)
18 pages
Type:
sample books
Salesman's sample book
Made in:
Manchester, England
Date:
1784
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Samuel W. Bridgham
Accession Number:
1950-91-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48b3afb07-fa14-4409-a5d5-22beec06b799
EDAN-URL:
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Designs for Plastic Laminates

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Designer:
Donald Deskey, (American, 1894–1989)  Search this
Manufacturer:
Micarta, American, founded ca. 1910  Search this
Medium:
White illustration board with adhesive label
Dimensions:
Closed: 25.2 x 22.7 x 7 cm (9 15/16 x 8 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Album
Object Name:
Album
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1992
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq424412a61-4509-4a53-a0ae-c381623d85c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1992
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Accordion Player

Manufacturer:
State Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, USSR, founded 1918  Search this
Designer:
Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev, 1878 – 1927  Search this
Medium:
Porcelain, enamel, gilding
Dimensions:
21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Figure
Object Name:
Figure
Made in:
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Date:
1923
Credit Line:
The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds
Accession Number:
1989-41-145
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45ce4f690-1e69-4e35-8d44-902956f59f10
EDAN-URL:
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Soldier Playing Accordion

Manufacturer:
Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, USSR, founded 1744  Search this
Medium:
Porcelain, enamel
Dimensions:
13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Figure
Object Name:
Figure
Made in:
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds
Accession Number:
1989-41-198
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ac038e58-8f7b-4fdf-a4d4-457f30df2bf4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1989-41-198
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Accordion Player

Manufacturer:
State Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, USSR, founded 1918  Search this
Medium:
porcelain, enamel
Dimensions:
Diameter: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Plate
Object Name:
Plate
Made in:
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Date:
1920
Credit Line:
The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds
Accession Number:
1989-41-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48fd35ac6-4cba-46cc-9f6e-a12d534733f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1989-41-7
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Powder Box with Accordion Player

Designer:
Sigrid Osvaldovna Kulbach, b. 1907  Search this
Manufacturer:
Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, USSR, founded 1744  Search this
Medium:
Enameled, gilt porcelain
Dimensions:
H: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Powder box and lid
Object Name:
Powder box and lid
Made in:
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Date:
1931 or later
Credit Line:
The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds
Accession Number:
1989-41-81-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq44e8634d0-d040-4af9-8176-a2915791ceee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1989-41-81-a_b
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Periscopio

Designer:
Danilo Aroldi, Italian, b. 1925  Search this
Carrado Aroldi, Italian, b. 1936  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stilnovo, Italian, founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
metal, paint, rubber, glass, electric cord
Dimensions:
5.5 x 66 cm (2 3/16 x 26 in.)
Type:
lighting
Decorative Arts
light
Object Name:
light
Place:
Milan, Italy
Date:
1966
Credit Line:
Gift of George and Louise Beylerian
Accession Number:
1991-168-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e46422f9-24ff-4f5f-bde0-d8b9b38f81da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-168-5

Model 800

Manufacturer:
Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, founded 1937  Search this
Designer:
Walter Dorwin Teague, American, 1883 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
Metal, plastic, vinyl, glass, leather, coated paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (open): 26.7 x 15.2 x 21 cm (10 1/2 in. x 6 in. x 8 1/4 in.)
H x W x D (closed): 15.2 x 26.7 x 8.3 cm (6 x 10 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Camera
Object Name:
Camera
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1957
Credit Line:
Gift of Russell Flinchum
Accession Number:
2007-22-1-a/c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq43093cd83-f803-438b-abc9-fe01416fb2d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2007-22-1-a_c
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Gebrüder Ludwig Accordion

Maker:
Gebruder Ludwig  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 9 7/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 26.035 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
accordion
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1888-1892
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Llewellyn N. Edwards
ID Number:
MI.65.0725
Accession number:
257193
Catalog number:
65.0725
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3c0a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Accordion

Maker:
Excelsior Accordion Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 46.5 cm x 21.5 cm x 51 cm; 18 5/16 in x 8 7/16 in x 20 1/16 in
overall: 15 1/2 in x 20 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in; 39.37 cm x 52.07 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
accordion
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1900-1930
Credit Line:
Gift of Deanna Van Burgh
ID Number:
1997.0257.01
Accession number:
1997.0257
Catalog number:
1997.0257.01
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-5397-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_608153
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Thibouville-Lamy 13-Keyed Clarinet

Maker:
Thibouville-Lamy, Jerome  Search this
Physical Description:
grenadilla (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements:
mouthpiece: 3 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 3.175 cm
barrel: 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm
upper joint: 7 in x 2 in; 17.78 cm x 5.08 cm
lower joint: 8 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 22.225 cm x 4.7625 cm
bell: 4 1/8 in x 2 13/16 in; 10.4775 cm x 7.14375 cm
overall: 19 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 48.895 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
clarinet
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1876-1880
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055620
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055620
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Clarinets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-ae39-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119403
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Large Tapa Or Bark Cloth

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Length - Object:
264 cm
Culture:
Fijian  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Fiji, Melanesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E4661-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/337ee3b43-f8fc-4849-91c6-d6da7095a16a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8465531

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