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Creeks and other Southeastern native Americans: a bibliography

Author:
Kanen, Ronald  Search this
Simpson, Charles  Search this
Author:
Richardson, Sue B  Search this
Daniels-Sakim, C. Randall  Search this
Illustrator:
Johns, Mary  Search this
Physical description:
126 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates illustrations 29 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Bibliographie
Bibliographies
Place:
Southern States
États-Unis (Sud)
Date:
1983
Topic:
Creek Indians--Language  Search this
Muskogean languages  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Five Civilized Tribes  Search this
Langues muskogee  Search this
Peuples autochtones  Search this
Cinq tribus civilisées  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1166910

Science

Title:
ʻUlūm
Majallat Jāmiʻat al-Malik Saʻūd. ʻUlūm
Author:
Jāmiʻat al-Malik Saʻūd ʻImādat Shuʼūn al-Maktabāt  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Saudi Arabia
Date:
1989
1989-
Topic:
Science  Search this
Research  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_469517

Animal and human helminthology

Author:
Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux  Search this
Commonwealth Bureau of Helminthology  Search this
Commonwealth Institute of Helminthology  Search this
Commonwealth Institute of Parasitology  Search this
C.A.B. International Institute of Parasitology  Search this
C.A.B. International Bureau of Animal Health  Search this
Physical description:
20 v. ; 25 cm
Type:
Abstracts
Periodicals
Date:
1970
1989
1970-1989
Topic:
Helminthology  Search this
Helminths  Search this
Parasitology  Search this
Call number:
QL392 .H47a
QL392.H47a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_65355

How the Ozarks Came to Be America’s Oldest Mountains

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 14 Aug 2023 04:00:46 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_07dabc476c69b4f8f083fd525ff5bef0

Spiritual Connections through Corn: Chef Rafael Rios’s Farm-to-Food-Truck Cooking

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:41:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_a41ccdd0e353938714bb5ada3c1f25fc

Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection

Creator:
Mundel, Marvin Everett, 1916-1996 (industrial engineer)  Search this
Names:
A.O. Smith Company  Search this
Aji-no-moto Corporation  Search this
Albert Trostel and Sons  Search this
Aluminum Goods Manufacturing Comp  Search this
American Colortype Company  Search this
American Institute of Industrial Engineers  Search this
Asian Productivity organization  Search this
Barbar and Coleman  Search this
Bridgestone  Search this
Briggs & Stratton Corporation  Search this
Buffalo China Company  Search this
Cindahy Brothers Company  Search this
College of Technology Birmingham, England  Search this
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company  Search this
Gardner Board and Carton Company  Search this
Hamilton Manufacturing Company  Search this
Herbst Shoe Manufacturing Company  Search this
Japan Productivity Center  Search this
Japanese Management Association  Search this
Kanaki Gear Plant  Search this
Kanebo Spinning Co.  Search this
Kawasake Dockyard  Search this
Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Comp  Search this
Milwaukee Dental Research Group  Search this
Milwaukee Gas Company  Search this
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.  Search this
Nihon Denso  Search this
Nippon Electric Company  Search this
Nippon Kokan Tsurumi  Search this
Pillsbury Mills  Search this
Purdue University  Search this
S.C. Johnson and Son  Search this
Society for the Advancement of Management  Search this
Stephan A. Young Company  Search this
Sumitomo  Search this
Walgreen's  Search this
Western Printing and Lithography Corp  Search this
Westover Engineers  Search this
Yanmar Diesel Engine Company  Search this
Deming, Edwards  Search this
Gambrell, C.B.  Search this
Extent:
15 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
75 Motion picture films
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Photographs
Field notes
Motion photographs
Diagrams
Loop films
Motion pictures (visual works)
Transparencies
Correspondence
Charts
Place:
United States Navy Long Beach Naval Shipyard
United States Rock Island Arsenal
Date:
1937-1996
Summary:
The Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection contains correspondence, reports, data, notes, publications, books, charts, certificates, awards, writings, photographs, films and videos that document the life and career of Marvin Mundel, a well-known expert in the field of work management and productivity enhancement.
Scope and Contents:
The Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection contains correspondence, reports, data, notes, publications, books, charts, certificates, awards, writings, photographs, films and videos that document the life and career of Marvin Mundel and demonstrate his work practices and teaching techniques.

The collection is organized chronologically into eleven series: Biographical Materials, Writings, Industrial Engineering, Work Methods, Purdue University, Time and Motion Study, Government Work, Japanese Consulting, Asian Productivity Organization, Dupont Case Study, and Films and Videos. While the years in each series may overlap, the separation of series demonstrates the evolution of Mundel's work and teachings. Photographs can be found throughout the collection. Information about the film and video series is located in Appendix A.

Series 1, Biographical Materials, 1953-1996, consists of documentation about Mundel and his career. The series contains bibliographies and curriculum vitae, correspondence, documentation on his memberships in Industrial Engineering groups, photographs, and certificates.

Series 2, Writings, 1937-1994, brings together Mundel's papers, speeches, books, and publications. When possible, the writings are arranged chronologically. The remaining writings are arranged by topic. This series should not be considered a definitive bibliography of Mundel's writings.

Series 3, Industrial Engineering, 1954-1995, combines Mundel's research with correspondence to and from other Industrial Engineers. It also includes Mundel's contributions to the Encyclopedia Britannica on "Industrial Engineering," "Work Measurement," and "Memomotion."

Series 4, Work Methods, undated, contains documents such as forms, office procedure manuals, visual aids, and printed matter about office equipment that offer insight into Mundel's work methods and innovative methods of making his own office more efficient.

Series 5, Purdue University, 1951-1957, documents his teaching career at the Industrial Engineering Department as well correspondence from his trip to England where he taught classes on industrial engineering.

Series 6, Time and Motion Study, 1952-1984, includes notes, data, printed matter, correspondence, charts, and photographs from his consultant work for various companies. This series contains seven subseries: Subseries 1, Consulting Work, 1954-1966; Subseries 2, Correspondence, 1956-1960; Subseries 3, Course work, undated; Subseries 4, Equipment, undated; Subseries 5, Film, 1952-1984; Subseries 6, Memberships, 1970-1977; and Subseries 7, Research, 1957.

Subseries 1, Consulting work, 1954-1966, contains correspondence and data from the corporations that hired Mundel as a consultant. Subseries 2, Correspondence, 1956-1960, the contains letters to and from people with diverse interests in time and motion study. Many people wrote to Mundel asking for advice with projects. Visual aids and handouts make up Subseries 3, Course work. In order to create memomotion, Mundel needed to refine certain electrical and motor parts on the cameras and projectors with which he worked. Subseries 4, Equipment, undated, have brochures on many different kinds of motors and switches. Subseries 5, Film, 1952-1984, contains most of the documentation that relates directly to films and video cassettes in this collection. Mundel was active in many organizations related to industrial engineering that shared his interests in time and motion study. Finally, copies and clippings make up the research subseries, 1957.

Series 7, Government Work, 1952-1971, documents Mundel's work for the government, from his work at Rock Island Arsenal to seminars for NASA. This series contains correspondence, data, reports, course work, visual aids, and photographs. The consulting work is arranged in a chronological manner and, in some instances, alphabetically.

Series 8, Japanese Consulting, 1959-1987, documents Mundel's consulting work for Japanese corporations. The files are arranged alphabetically by company and contain research, data, charts, notes, reports, and correspondence about each manufacturing firm. His notebooks and trip files give insight into his cultural understanding of Japanese firms and his teaching practices. Of special interest are the notebooks that contain photographs and firsthand experiences of adapting to Japanese culture and understanding Japanese work practices.

Series 9, Asian Productivity Organization, 1973-1994, consists of year and country files of Mundel's seminars throughout the Far East. The course work, notes, visual aids, reports, and photographs demonstrate Mundel's shift in emphasis from work measurement to managerial organization. This series also contains books published by the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) that give a context to Mundel's work and writings.

Series 10, Dupont Case Study, 1978-1984, contains correspondence, data, notes, reports, research, and visual aids concerning one of the many American companies where Mundel consulted. Dupont was selected because of its prominence in the American business world.

Series 11, Films and Videos, circa 1939-1973, is comprised of 16mm films and 1⁄2" VHS videocassette tapes. The bulk of the series is 16mm films. The films relate to the documents in Series 6: Time and Motion Studies. There are six subseries: Rating Films, 1939-1973; Memomotion Films, circa 1948-1959; Multi-Image Loops, circa, 1956-1958; Instructional Films, circa 1939-1962; Travel Films, circa 1955-1958 and Papers, undated.

Films are labeled either OF, RF, OV, or RV, for Original Film, Reference Film, Original Video, and Reference Video, respectively. [Example: For "676.24 OF Roll Edge on Sheet Metal Disc, circa 1960 (REF. FILM 676.24 and REF. VIDEO 676.70)," 676 is the collection number; 24 is the item number; OF means original film; "Roll Edge on Sheet Metal Disc" is the title; 1960 is the date followed by any reference copies. In this case there are both a reference film and a reference video. The Archives Center will eventually have reference copies for all of the films. for researchers to view.

Subseries 1, Rating Films, circa 1939-1973, represents Mundel's work with rating or pace films. This technique films a worker doing a repetitive work unit and allows trained motion study analysts to establish time standards. These films show a wide variety of jobs held by both men and women, American workers and Japanese workers. There are three groups of films:

Demonstration Rating Films: These films have the same format as titles with 10 scenes of workers doing a work unit at different paces. The films are arranged according to Mundel's numerical system and retain the original titles. These films should be projected at 1000 frames per minute.

Poultry Rating Films: These are rating films that Mundel did for the USDA and the Consumer Protection Programs.

Miscellaneous Films: These are Mundel's rating films for Tung Sol, ASF, Woods Veterans Hospital, and Montfort. There is also a rating film taken by an English company.

Subseries 2, Memomotion Films, circa 1948-1959, includes memomotion examples that were incorporated into instructional films. Memomotion is a filming technique created by Mundel. Time and motion analysts film a non-repetitive or extended crew activity at one frame per second and then project the film at normal speed. In this manner, the analyst can record a longer work period at a fraction of the cost and be able to analyze the film much more quickly. Memomotion is often used in conjunction with work flow diagrams.

Subseries 3, Multi-Image Loops, circa 1956-1958, combines seven of Mundel's multi-image loops onto one film core. The films display twelve images of rating films at the same time. The worker in each image is working at a different pace (fastest in the top left-hand corner and the slowest in the bottom right-hand corner). Time and motion study analysts could watch the loops for as long as they needed to get an idea of what the range of paces for a certain job could be. The loops were disassembled and spliced together for preservation and viewing purposes.

Subseries 4, Instructional Films, circa 1939-1962, includes Mundel's attempts to educate others about his filming techniques and overall industrial engineering themes. The films teach ways to improve productivity through motion studies, how to make memomotion films, and the College of Technology, Birmingham, England's method of making microscope slides.

Subseries 5, Travel Films, circa 1955-1958, includes films that combine Mundel's love for travel and different cultures with film documentation of Japanese seminars.

Subseries 6, Papers, undated, contains papers directly related to the films. Of importance are the rating sheets which associate different percentages of efficiency to the paces in the film.
Arrangement:
This collection is divided into eleven series.

Series 1, Biographical Materials, 1953-1996

Series 2, Writings, 1937-1994

Subseries 1, Books, 1942-1994

Subseries 2, Papers, 1959-1989, undated

Subseries 3, Publications, 1937-1993, undated

Subseries 4, Speeches, undated

Subseries 5, University of Iowa Studies, 1938-1940

Series 3, Industrial Engineering, 1954-1995

Series 4, Work Methods, undated

Series 5, Purdue University, 1951-1957

Series 6, Time and Motion Study, 1952-1984

Subseries 1, Consulting Work, 1954-1966

Subseries 2, Correspondence, 1956-1960

Subseries 3, Course Work, undated

Subseries 4, Equipment, undated

Subseries 5, Film, 1952-1984

Subseries 6, Memberships-Industrial Management Society, 1970-1977

Subseries 7, Research, 1957

Series 7, Government Work, 1952-1971

Subseries 1, General, 1955-1967, undated

Subseries 2, Rock Island Arsenal, 1952-1958

Subseries 3, Consulting, 1959-1971

Subseries 4, Seminars, 1963-1969

Series 8, Japanese Consulting, 1959-1987

Subseries 1, Consulting, 1961-1980

Subseries 2, Correspondence, 1959-1980

Subseries 3, Keio University, 1960-1961

Subseries 4, Memberships, 1959-1987

Subseries 5, Notes, undated

Subseries 6, Photographs, undated

Subseries 7, Scrapbooks, 1960-1965

Subseries 8, Seminars, 1959-1967

Series 9, Asian Productivity Organization, 1973-1994

Subseries 1, Annual Reports, 1973-1994

Subseries 2, Books, 1985-1989

Subseries 3, General, 1976-1995, undated

Subseries 4, Seminars, 1973-1989

Subseries 5, Presentation Album of Jakarta Seminar, 1973

Series 10, DuPont Case Study, 1978-1984

Series 11, Films and Videos, circa 1939-1973

Subseries 1, Rating Films, circa 1939-1973

Subseries 2, Memomotion Films, circa 1948-1959

Subseries 3, Multi-Image Loops, circa 1956-1958

Subseries 4, Instructional Films, circa 1939-1962

Subseries 5, Travel Films, circa 1955-1958

Subseries 6, Papers, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Marvin Everett Mundel, born April 20, 1916, was a major figure in the fields of industrial engineering and time and motion studies. He is known particularly for his consulting work, seminars and teaching, as well as numerous publications based on his expertise in work management and productivity enhancement. He began his engineering career in 1936 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from New York University (1936), followed by an M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering earned in 1938 and 1939, respectively, from the State University of Iowa.

In the late 1930s and 1940s, work measurement studies were considered the state-of-the-art method for improving industrial production. Mundel continued and built upon the achievements of pioneers Frank and Lillian Gilbreth during his teaching career at both Bradley and Purdue Universities. He also conducted seminars at Marquette University Management Center and the University of Wisconsin's Extension Center in Milwaukee. In addition to his American teaching career, Mundel was a visiting professor at both the University of Birmingham in England and Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.

In 1952, Mundel started a consulting firm which aided corporations and governments in either work measurement consulting or, later in his career, industrial engineering consulting. His first clients were United States government agencies that wanted to gain control over lost revenue or manpower. His position from 1952 to 1953 at the Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois, as the first Director of the Army Management Engineering Training Program, transformed management techniques in the Army.

After his employment at Rock Island, Mundel began a series of consultant roles with corporations eager to standardize labor practices and make production more efficient. From 1953 to 1963, Mundel conducted time and motion studies at various manufacturing companies and developed techniques to measure work units. His most important contribution to the field of time and motion study was the development of memomotion, a stop-action filming technique used to determine time standards for work tasks.

Following his refinements of time and motion study, Mundel took his expertise to Japan where he offered his consultant services to various Japanese manufacturing firms during the 1960s. His interests evolved from time and motion studies to include work management and overall management organization consulting. During the 1960s and 1970s, Mundel also returned to government consulting in the United States with these new techniques, in offices such as the Bureau of the Budget and United States Department of Agriculture. This period marked an important evolution in Mundel's career, from time and motion study to work measurement and then to industrial consulting. Mundel was among the first consultants to export American management techniques to Japan, and, in his later career, to other Asian countries. He became an integral part of the Asian Productivity Organization, a group that helped developing Asian countries learn how to increase productivity. His seminars sought to provide corporations and governments with efficient management techniques so that Asia would become a strong economic center. Mundel was sensitive to cultural differences as well as varied methods of management and standards of productivity.

Mundel won the Gilbreth Award in 1982. He continued conducting seminars and writing books and articles well into the 1980s, until failing health prevented him from traveling. When Mundel died in 1996, he was well respected in the field of industrial engineering for his many contributions.
Provenance:
This collection was donated to the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History by Marvin Mundel's wife, Takako Mundel, in January, 1999.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hospitals -- Materials management  Search this
Food processing plants  Search this
Industrial productivity -- measurements  Search this
Industrial films  Search this
Government consultants -- Asia -- Japan  Search this
Government productivity -- Japan  Search this
Machine shops  Search this
Slaughtering and slaughter-houses  Search this
Machinery industry  Search this
Punched card systems -- Machinery  Search this
Steel founding  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Plant layout  Search this
Diesel motor industry  Search this
Meat -- Packing  Search this
Shipbuilding industry  Search this
Meat inspection  Search this
Meat industry and trade  Search this
Pharmaceutical industry  Search this
Materials handling  Search this
Poultry -- Inspection  Search this
Dental offices  Search this
Box making  Search this
Greeting cards industry  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
Refuse collection  Search this
Poultry industry  Search this
Shoe industry  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Methods engineering  Search this
Industrial engineering -- 1930-2000  Search this
Chronophotography  Search this
Drafting table  Search this
Organizational effectiveness  Search this
Industrial management  Search this
Work measurement  Search this
Motion study  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Field notes
Motion photographs
Diagrams
Loop films
Motion pictures (visual works)
Transparencies
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Charts
Citation:
Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection, 1937-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0676
See more items in:
Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep885139741-4c32-4460-bb06-8cfb024e15c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0676
Online Media:

Joseph Trueman Thompson Papers

Civil engineer:
Thompson, J. Trueman (Joseph Trueman), 1891-1977  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1923-1945, undated
Summary:
Papers documenting the professional activities of civil engineer, Joseph Trueman Thompson, primarily relating to his work on United States highways.
Content Description:
Papers primarily consisting of black and white photographs documenting highway impact tests and impact tests on beam and bridge members. In addition, there is a list of Thompson's publications and two copies of Public Roads, a journal of highway research published by the United States Department of Agriculture, dating from 1924 and 1928.
Arrangement:
Materials are arranged in two series.

Series 1: Photographs, 1923-1945, undated

Series 2: Other Materials, 1924-1928, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Joseph Trueman Thompson, a civil engineer, was born March 28, 1891, in Baltimore, Maryland to Joseph Camillus Thompson Sr. (6 March 1861 - 12 January 1943) and Francis E. Slingluff (March 1870 - unknown). He graduated from Baltimore City College in 1910 and attended Johns Hopkins University where he completed his studies in 1917. Thompson married Sarah Madison Brockenbrough on July 7, 1917, and to the union one daughter, Elizabeth Madison Thompson (17 August 1922 - 3 September 1995), was born. He served as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers before joining the faculty of Johns Hopkins University's Civil Engineering Department in 1919. During his tenure with the university, he also worked with the United States Government serving as a War Department adviser and chairman of the National Highway Traffic Advisory Committee. Thompson retired from Johns Hopkins University in 1958 but continued to do research on highways, a field he had become regarded as an expert and had written numerous publications on. He died in 1977 in Baltimore, Maryland at the age of eighty-five.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Clyde E. Learned Papers, 1919-1949, NMAH.AC.0226

Industry on Parade Film Collection, 1950-1959, NMAH.AC.0507

American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, NMAH.AC.0711

Henry Grattan Tyrrell and Mary Maude Knox Tyrrell Papers, NMAH.AC.0948

Lloyd F. Rader Papers, 1925-1980, NMAH.AC.0952

Llewellyn N. Edwards Papers, NMAH.AC.0959

Nathan W. Morgan Papers, NMAH.AC.0965

The Foundation Company Records, NMAH.AC.0974

Modjeski and Masters Company Records, NMAH.AC.0976

Lawrence Talma Smith Papers, NMAH.AC.0988

Raymond E. Wilson Covered Bridge Collection, NMAH.AC.0999

Division of Work and Industry Lantern Slide Collection, NMAH.AC.1013

Raymond Schwind Collection, NMAH.AC.1069

Donald M. Burmister Papers, 1927-1974, NMAH.AC.1068

Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Records, NMAH.AC.1074

Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Photographs, NMAH.AC.1075

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records, NMAH.AC.1086

Mechanical and Civil Engineering Stereograph Cards, NMAH.AC.1090

Washington, DC Bridges Collection, NMAH.AC.1095

Bobcat Company Records, 1940s-2009, NMAH.AC.1129

Robert Covington Stereograph Portfolio, 1989-2008, NMAH.AC.1201

D. Ward King Road Grader Collection, 1903-2000, NMAH.AC.1332

Robert W. Kearns Papers, 1963-1992, NMAH.AC.1406

General Motors Research Laboratory Collection, NMAH.AC.1538

Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Bridges Reference Collection, NMAH.AC.1577
Provenance:
Collection donated by Joseph Trueman Thompson in 1963.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Bridges  Search this
Civil engineers  Search this
Highways  Search this
Materials -- Testing  Search this
Roads  Search this
Traffic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographs
Publications
Citation:
Joseph Trueman Thompson Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1564
See more items in:
Joseph Trueman Thompson Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82c061828-58b2-4002-ab12-31f7c0bcc5ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1564

Taupe bonnet with cross-stitched brim worn by the enslaved woman Martha Barnes

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Martha Miller Barnes, American, ca. 1827 - after 1902  Search this
Medium:
cotton, linen, muslin, thread, and mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 12 × 14 1/2 in. (30.5 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
bonnets (hats)
Place made:
Waterproof, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s - 1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift in loving memory of my esteemed ancestor, Martha Barnes, and my grandmother, Ella Lucas
Object number:
2017.58.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing - Fashion and Historical
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cb8cfa1b-9f01-4084-847f-dd8a03ff70b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.58.1
Online Media:

US Marine Corps sword presented to 2nd Lt. Wendell C. Chinn

Issued by:
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, American, founded 1924  Search this
Received by:
Capt. Wendell C. Chinn Sr., American  Search this
Subject of:
Prairie View A&M University, American, founded 1876  Search this
United States Marine Corps, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
stainless steel with leather and cotton
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2019.79a (sword)): 36 7/16 × 5 1/8 × 1 3/16 in. (92.5 × 13 × 3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.79b (scabbard )): 33 1/16 × 2 3/16 × 3/8 in. (84 × 5.5 × 1 cm)
H x W x D (2019.79ab (sword in scabbard )): 38 9/16 × 5 1/2 × 1 3/16 in. (98 × 14 × 3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.79c (case)): 41 5/16 × 7 11/16 × 1 3/16 in. (105 × 19.5 × 3 cm)
Type:
swords
Place used:
Prairie View, Waller County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
before 1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Captain Wendell C. Chinn, Sr., USMC (Ret.)
Object number:
2019.79abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Weapons and Ammunition
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5754b3d18-bf9f-4b15-b89f-32d20f6ed411
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.79abc

US Forest Service metal hard hat worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Issued by:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Manufactured by:
Mine Safety Appliances Company, American, founded 1914  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
Cleveland National Forest, American, founded 1908  Search this
Medium:
satin ribbon on aluminum shell with plastic and nylon interior
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 3/8 × 8 5/8 × 11 5/16 in. (16.2 × 21.9 × 28.8 cm)
Type:
hard hats
uniforms
Place used:
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.1
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Tools and Equipment
Clothing - Fashion and Historical
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US Forest Service windbreaker worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Auburn Sportswear, Inc., American, founded 1986  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Cleveland National Forest, American, founded 1908  Search this
Medium:
ink on nylon with metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 29 × 21 1/16 in. (73.6 × 53.5 cm)
Type:
jackets
uniforms
Place used:
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1982-1986
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.10
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US Forest Service long-sleeved uniform shirt worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Conqueror USA, American  Search this
Klopman International, Italian, founded 1968  Search this
Distributed by:
Nudelman's, American  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
thread on polyester and cotton (textile) with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 17 7/16 × 32 5/16 in. (44.3 × 82.1 cm)
Type:
shirts
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.11
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US Forest Service long-sleeved uniform shirt worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
B. Lippman Inc., American  Search this
Distributed by:
Fechheimer Brothers Co., American, founded 1842  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
thread on polyester and cotton (textile) with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 30 1/16 × 15 13/16 in. (76.3 × 40.2 cm)
Type:
shirts
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.12
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.80.12

US Forest Service short-sleeved uniform shirt worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Lion, American, founded 1898  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
thread on polyester and cotton (textile) with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 30 5/16 × 15 3/16 in. (77 × 38.5 cm)
Type:
shirts
uniforms
Place used:
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.13.1
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US Forest Service short-sleeved uniform shirt worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Lion, American, founded 1898  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
thread on polyester and cotton (textile) with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 15 3/8 × 30 1/4 in. (39 × 76.8 cm)
Type:
shirts
uniforms
Place used:
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
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American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.13.2
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US Forest Service short-sleeved uniform shirt worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Conqueror USA, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Fechheimer Brothers Co., American, founded 1842  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
thread on cotton (textile) with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 27 15/16 × 15 9/16 in. (71 × 39.5 cm)
Type:
shirts
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.14
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US Forest Service fire shirt worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Issued by:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Manufactured by:
ARI Industries, Inc., American  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile) and aramid with plastic and Velcro (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 30 11/16 × 15 13/16 in. (78 × 40.2 cm)
Type:
shirts
protective wear
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.15.1
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US Forest Service fire pants worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Issued by:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Manufactured by:
Lion, American, founded 1898  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile) and aramid with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 44 1/8 × 22 1/4 in. (112 × 56.5 cm)
Inseam: 32 in. (81.3 cm)
Type:
trousers
protective wear
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.15.2
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US Forest Service uniform pants worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Scovill Manufacturing Company, American  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile) with metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 41 9/16 × 20 1/2 in. (105.5 × 52 cm)
Inseam: 30 7/8 in. (78.5 cm)
Type:
trousers
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.16.1
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US Forest Service uniform pants worn by Melody Starya Mobley

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Scovill Manufacturing Company, American  Search this
Worn by:
Melody Starya Mobley, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
United States Forest Service, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile) with metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 40 5/8 × 19 7/16 in. (103.2 × 49.3 cm)
Inseam: 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm)
Type:
trousers
uniforms
Place used:
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, California, United States, North and Central America
Ocala National Forest, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Melody Starya Mobley
Object number:
2019.80.16.2
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