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Amulets

Designer:
Christina Kim, American b. South Korea, 1957  Search this
Producer:
dosa, inc., Los Angeles, California, USA, founded 1984  Search this
Embroiderer:
Rajka Designs, Indian  Search this
Medium:
Hand-spun, hand-woven brocaded cotton jamdani scraps, pieced and embroidered
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Exhibitions
Amulets
Made in:
Gujarat, India
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Courtesy of dosa inc.
Accession Number:
87.2015.7-1/55
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_87.2015.7-1_55

100 Jamdani Saris

Medium:
Cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and brocaded
Type:
woven textiles
Exhibitions
100 Jamdani Saris
Made in:
West Bengal, India
Credit Line:
Courtesy of dosa inc.
Accession Number:
87.2015.1-1/100
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_87.2015.1-1_100

Gilded washi wefts

Manufacturer:
Hosoo Co., Ltd.  Search this
Medium:
Gilded washi paper
Type:
Exhibitions
Gilded washi wefts
Made in:
Kyoto, Japan
Date:
2015
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Hosoo Company Ltd.
Accession Number:
88.2015.7
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_88.2015.7
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Bundle of ogarami choshi

Medium:
Silk
Type:
Exhibitions
Bundle of ogarami choshi
Made in:
Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Matsuoka Co. Ltd.
Accession Number:
89.2015.6-1/5
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_89.2015.6-1_5
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Print

Type:
Print
Made in:
Japan
Accession Number:
1924-11-36-52
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1924-11-36-52

Bonnet fragments

Medium:
Medium: silk
Type:
woven textiles
Bonnet fragments
Made in:
Ch'ang-sha, China
Date:
300 BC
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund
Accession Number:
1951-45-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1951-45-2

Fragments

Medium:
Medium: silk
Type:
woven textiles
Fragments
Made in:
Ch'ang-sha, China
Date:
300 BC
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund
Accession Number:
1951-45-3
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1951-45-3

The Garden Club of America collection

Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Names:
New York Flower Show  Search this
Extent:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1920-present
Summary:
This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland.

A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Garden Club of America was established in 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the Garden Club of Philadelphia and eleven other garden clubs met to create a national garden club. Its purpose is to foster the knowledge and love of gardening and to restore and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and gardening and conservation efforts. The GCA was incorporated in Delaware in 1923, with its headquarters established in New York City. Today, local clubs are organized under twelve regional zones. The GCA continues its tradition of hosting flower shows and publishing material related to gardening in the United States.

The GCA's glass lantern slides were used by The GCA for presentations and lectures about notable gardens throughout the United States dating back to colonial times. An effort was made in the late 1980s, in preparation of the 75th anniversary of the Garden Club of America's founding, to collect the disbursed slides. These slides were to eventually form the Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens. The informational value of this collection is extensive since a number of images of the more than 4,500 gardens represented show garden designs that have changed over time or no longer exist. While the majority of images document a range of designed upper and upper-middle class gardens throughout the U.S., the scope of the collection is expanding as volunteers photograph and document contemporary gardens including community and vernacular gardens.

The gardens illustrate the design work of dozens of landscape architects including Marian Coffin, Beatrix Farrand, Lawrence Halprin, Hare & Hare, Umberto Innocenti, Gertrude Jekyll, Jens Jensen, Warren Manning, the Olmsted Brothers, Charles Platt, Ellen Biddle Shipman, and Fletcher Steele. Because of their proximity to the gardens, works of notable architects and sculptors may also be featured in the images.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- France  Search this
Gardens -- Italy  Search this
Gardens -- Japan  Search this
Gardens -- Mexico  Search this
Flower shows  Search this
Gardening -- United States -- societies, etc  Search this
Gardens -- England  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- Spain  Search this
Gardens -- Scotland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca
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Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 07 Apr 2021 15:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_7671558416600af22d6bb05c4c6023e1

Dendrobium smillieae

Flower Color:
White; green center, pink blush on stems
Range:
New Guinea to N Queensland
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Bottlebrush Orchid
Smillie's Dendrobium
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Dendrobium
Species:
smillieae
Accession Number:
2018-0725A
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0725A

Dendrobium smillieae

Flower Color:
White; green center, pink blush on stems
Range:
New Guinea to N Queensland
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Bottlebrush Orchid
Smillie's Dendrobium
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Dendrobium
Species:
smillieae
Accession Number:
2018-0726A
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0726A

Dendrobium secundum

Flower Color:
Pink; orange center
Range:
Bangladesh to W and C Malesia
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Purse-Making Dendrobium
Toothbrush Orchid
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Dendrobium
Species:
secundum
Accession Number:
2010-1229A
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2010-1229A

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Artist:
Benedict J. Fernandez, 29 Apr 1936 - 31 Jan 2021  Search this
Sitter:
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 31.1 x 20.8 cm (12 1/4 x 8 3/16")
Sheet: 35.3 x 27.8 cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1967 (printed 1989)
Topic:
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Male  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Nobel Prize  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Eastman Kodak Professional Photography Division, the Engl Trust, and Benedict J. Fernandez
Object number:
NPG.91.47.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Benedict J. Fernandez
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a50e21ce-40bc-4912-b639-9dbeb24f8609
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.47.4

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Benjamin Spock

Artist:
Benedict J. Fernandez, 29 Apr 1936 - 31 Jan 2021  Search this
Sitter:
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock, 2 May 1903 - Mar 1998  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 20.8 x 31.3cm (8 3/16 x 12 5/16")
Sheet: 27.9 x 35.2cm (11 x 13 7/8")
Mat: 40.6 x 55.9cm (16 x 22")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1967 (printed 1989)
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Exterior\Cityscape  Search this
Exterior\Street  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Male  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Literature\Writer  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Health and Medicine\Physician  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Politics and Government\Vice-Presidential Candidate  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Peace activist  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Health and Medicine\Physician\Pediatrician  Search this
Benjamin McLane Spock: Education\Educator\Professor\Medicine  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Male  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Nobel Prize  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Eastman Kodak Professional Photography Division, the Engl Trust, and Benedict J. Fernandez
Object number:
NPG.91.47.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Benedict J. Fernandez
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4936323d9-7c60-45b8-8ba8-bc42cf4788e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.47.7

Deuterium Lamp

Maker:
Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 12.9 cm x 7.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 5 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 13.0175 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
Lamp, Deuterium
Deuterium Lamp
Place made:
Japan
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
ID Number:
2004.3051.02
Nonaccession number:
2004.3051
Catalog number:
2004.3051.02
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-89dd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1276826
Online Media:

IBM Israel Punch Cards (Hebrew)

Title:
Punch Cards for IBM Israel
Maker:
IBM  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 19 cm x 8.4 cm; 1/32 in x 7 15/32 in x 3 5/16 in
Object Name:
Punch Cards, Group Of
Date made:
1960s-1970s
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas W. Jones
ID Number:
1996.0142.35
Catalog number:
1996.0142.35
Accession number:
1996.0142
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Computers & Business Machines
Punch Cards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-2293-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690522

Old Time Fiddler

Recording artist:
Shippee, Uncle Joe  Search this
Manufacturer:
Perfect  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Recording date:
1926
Related Publication:
Russell, Tony. Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942
Credit Line:
Gift of James L. Taylor
ID Number:
1979.0954.35
Maker number:
11236
Accession number:
1979.0954
Catalog number:
1979.0954.35
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-73c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_671981

Grizzly Bear; Turkey Specialty

Recording artist:
Golden and Hughes  Search this
Murray, Billy  Search this
American Quartet  Search this
Manufacturer:
Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Recording date:
1910
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Discography of American Historical Recordings
Credit Line:
Gift of James L. Taylor
ID Number:
1979.0954.39
Maker number:
16681
Accession number:
1979.0954
Catalog number:
1979.0954.39
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eb0a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_672197
Online Media:

Funeral program of Lt. Col. Major Clark

Printed by:
Jack's Memory Chapel, American, founded 1948  Search this
Owned by:
Eddie Faye Gates  Search this
Subject of:
Lt. Col. Major Clark, American, 1917 - 1999  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 5215pixels × 6705pixels
Type:
digital images
programs
digital media - born analog
Place collected:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1999
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eddie Faye Gates, Tulsa OK, author, historian, community activist
Object number:
2014.117.68
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eddie Faye Gates Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59f0711b7-73b2-4477-9afa-4a23a2aa0b50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.117.68
Online Media:

Fishing village

Artist:
Kitaoka Fumio 北岡文雄 (Japan, 1918-2007)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 40 × 54.6 cm (15 3/4 × 21 1/2 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1971
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
The Kenneth and Kiyo Hitch Collection of Modern and Contemporary Japanese Prints  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift of the Kenneth and Kiyo Hitch Collection from Kiyo Hitch with funds from the Mary Griggs Burke Endowment
Accession Number:
S2019.3.1011
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye374d436da-460f-48dd-a4ac-75673e66842a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2019.3.1011

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