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Manitoba Hall Owney tag

Honoree:
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
Type:
Seals, Symbols & Signage
Place:
Manitoba (Canadian province)
Date:
1888-1897
Topic:
Popular Culture  Search this
Object number:
0.052985.165
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8827f9340-fc1e-4da5-9d3c-9c2bcf664f1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.052985.165
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Robert Poole & Son]

Company Name:
Robert Poole & Son  Search this
Related companies:
Poole & Hunt ; Poole Foundry and Machine Co. ; Poole Engineering & Machine Co. ; Poole & Ferguson ;  Search this
Notes content:
Leffel turbine water-wheel ; power transmission machinery ; gearing ; shafting ; pulleys ; mortise wheels ; sheaves ; Duc's elevator bucket ; textile mill machinery ; mining equipment ; Poole & Hunt "made the cast-iron columns [and brackets] and much of the structural ironwork for the new dome of the United States Capitol," from "The Architecture of Baltimore, an illustrated history," by Mary Ellen Hayward (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2004)
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Water wheels; water motors and waterpower equipment  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Hydraulic machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile machinery industry  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34388
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34388

Souvenir - Twenty Sixth Grand Annual Encampment

Maker:
Grand Army of the Republic  Search this
Physical Description:
silver; copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/8 in x 5 in; 3.4925 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
canteen, souvenir
Date made:
1894
Subject:
U.S. Capitol Building  Search this
Souvenirs  Search this
Washington D.C.  Search this
Novelty  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Veterans  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0227.572
Accession number:
2011.0227
Catalog number:
2011.0227.572
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4aaf8c530-4f95-2a12-e053-15f76fa07904
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1983355

U.S. Capitol

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
tape, paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8.5 cm x 10 cm x .4 cm; 3 11/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
lantern slide
photograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1890
Subject:
U. S. Capitol  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
PG.008033.01.20
Accession number:
1992.0383
Catalog number:
8033.01.20
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4b4dd149b-08e0-0769-e053-15f76fa0f063
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1989017

Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
tape, paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8.5 cm x 10 cm x .4 cm; 3 11/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
lantern slide
photograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1890
Subject:
U. S. Capitol  Search this
Trolley Car  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
PG.008033.01.21
Accession number:
1992.0383
Catalog number:
8033.01.21
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4b4dd149b-08e1-0769-e053-15f76fa0f063
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1989018

View from Washington Monument

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
tape, paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8.5 cm x 10 cm x .4 cm; 3 11/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
lantern slide
photograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1890
Subject:
U. S. Capitol  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
PG.008033.01.22
Accession number:
1992.0383
Catalog number:
8033.01.22
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4b4dd149b-08e2-0769-e053-15f76fa0f063
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1989019

Souvenir Spoon

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 2.2 cm; 3 15/16 in x 7/8 in
overall: 5/8 in x 4 in x 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Place depicted; place owned; place used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1891 - 1895
Patent date:
1891-03-31
Subject:
Architecture, Historic Residences  Search this
Architecture, Public Buildings  Search this
Building & Architecture  Search this
Mount Vernon  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
U. S. Capitol  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Washington D.C.  Search this
Souvenirs  Search this
Tourist Trade  Search this
Patented  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn
ID Number:
DL.63.0204
Catalog number:
63.0204
Accession number:
243466
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-98da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_302855
Online Media:

Postcard of Notable Sites in DC

Author:
United States Government Printing Office  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Treasury Dept Building  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
Type:
Postcard
Paper
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1886-1898
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
National monuments  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-01127 (front) and SIA2013-01128 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13920
Online Media:

Report of the Secretary of the Interior, being part of the message and documents communicated to the two houses of Congress at the beginning of the third session of the forty-first Congress Volume I

Issuing body:
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
Author:
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 939 pages forms 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1870
19th century
1869-1877
Topic:
Indians of North America--Government relations  Search this
History  Search this
Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc..  Search this
Public lands--History  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Public lands  Search this
Call number:
JK868 .U55 1870
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1076235

W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection

Photographer:
Minor, Frank (photographer)  Search this
Creator:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- 1880-1890  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views
Photographs
Place:
Washington D.C. -- photographs -- 1860-1890
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Hains Point (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1980
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1865-1885
Summary:
Glass plate negatives of views of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
Scope and Contents:
11 8" x 10" and 10 4" x 5" glass photonegatives, some marked "1885", one marked "1865" and "Libby Prison"), but most seem from ca. 1885; silver gelatin except two silver collodion plates, one of which bears the "1865." The large plates were stored in a nineteenth-century wooden, grooved plate box (now stored separately). Images depict buildings and sites in Washington, D.C., including: aerial or bird's-eye views possibly taken from the (unfinished?) Washington Monument; the Manassas Panorama building with the completed (capped) Monument visible in the background; Washington street scenes, especially Pennsylvania Avenue; the Smithsonian castle; the U.S. Capitol; the White House; and dredging operations to create Hains Point.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer(s) and circumstances of creation unknown.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. W. L. Armstrong, February 3, 1986.
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:
Streets -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Waterfronts -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Dredging -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Cycloramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Cities and towns -- 1880-1890  Search this
Capitols -- 1880-1890  Search this
Buildings -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Libby Prison -- 1880-1890  Search this
Paintings -- 1880-1890  Search this
Panoramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- Collodion -- 19th century
Citation:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection, 1865-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0183
See more items in:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ed09348-d357-44a7-b496-9fe006dfb69f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0183
Online Media:

Arnold D. Kates Film Collection

Creator:
Kates, Arnold D.  Search this
Names:
Advertising Federation of America  Search this
Association of Young Advertising Men  Search this
Bush Terminal Building  Search this
Railway Express Agency.  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Motion pictures (visual works)
Cityscapes
Place:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- 1930-1940
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
Date:
1929-1931, undated
Summary:
Arnold D. Kates was an officer in the Association of Young Advertising Men of New York in the 1930s. As an officer, he visited Washington, D.C., to attend the annual meeting of the Advertising Federation of America and took home movies of the capital, including a formal reception at the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. Additional film footage includes scenes on a ship, cityscapes and industrial landscapes of New York City.
Scope and Contents:
Four small reels, combined into a single compilation reel by Archives Center staff, of 16mm black and white, silent, camera original reversal motion picture film. One film depicts scenes of Washington, D.C., including a receiving line at the White House for the annual meeting of the Advertising Federation of America. A second film shows people on a boat, people in a car, and a woman with a calf. The third depicts a Manhattan, New York cityscape, docks and ships, industrial buildings, rail yards and railcars, and shipping trucks. Trucks from the Railway Express Agency and the Bush Terminal Co. appear, as well as buildings possibly owned and/or operated by the Bush Terminal Co. Lastly, the fourth film contains images of automobiles and individuals outside of a building possibly identified as the Cypress Hills Hotel Abbey.

Arnold D. Kates dated the film contents to 1931 based on writing on the boxes the films were contained in when he donated the films. An examination of the Eastman Kodak film stock codes gives dates of 1929 and 1930 for the actual film stock. The four films have been combined into a single compilation reel based on the film stock chronology. The first three films have stock dating 1929 and the final film's stock on the compilation reel dates 1930. No other chronological linkages could be determined.
Biographical / Historical:
Arnold D. Kates was an officer in the Association of Young Advertising Men of New York in the 1930s. As an officer, he visited Washington, D.C., to attend the annual meeting of the Advertising Federation of America and took home movies of the capital, including a formal reception at the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. Additional film footage includes scenes on a ship, cityscapes and industrial landscapes of New York City.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Arnold D. Kates, 1983.
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:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Urban Life  Search this
Associations, institutions, etc.  Search this
Automobiles -- 1920-1930  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Ships -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Boats -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Harbors -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Monuments -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
Cityscapes
Citation:
Arnold D. Kates Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0259
See more items in:
Arnold D. Kates Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8349b25f8-dfc9-4024-9fb0-f21b08048ed6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0259

In the shadow of freedom : the politics of slavery in the national capital / edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon

Author:
Finkelman, Paul 1949-  Search this
Kennon, Donald R. 1948-  Search this
United States Capitol Historical Society  Search this
Subject:
United States Congress History  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2011
©2011
19th century
To 1878
Topic:
Slavery--History  Search this
Slavery--Political aspects--History  Search this
Antislavery movements--History  Search this
Slavery--Law and legislation--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1060376

The Albany murals of William Morris Hunt / by Sara B. Webster

Author:
Webster, Sara B (Sara Beyer)  Search this
Subject:
Hunt, William Morris 1824-1879 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
New York State Capitol (Albany, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. (xvii, 428 leaves) : ill
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Albany
Date:
1989
1985
19th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H935 W3 1985a
N40.1.H935W3 1985a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400507

After the Civil War : the heroes, villains, soldiers, and civilians who changed America / James Robertson

Author:
Robertson, James I  Search this
Physical description:
399 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
1865-1898
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Influence  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057435

Capitol men : the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen / Philip Dray

Author:
Dray, Philip  Search this
Subject:
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 463 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Southern States
Date:
2008
19th century
1865-1900
1865-1950
Topic:
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)  Search this
African American legislators  Search this
Social justice--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Political aspects  Search this
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_904315

The Capitol in Albany / photographs by William Clift ... [et al.] ; preface by Mario M. Cuomo, Warren M. Anderson, Stanley Fink ; essay by William Kennedy

Author:
Clift, William 1944-  Search this
Kennedy, William 1928-  Search this
New York (State) Temporary State Commission on the Restoration of the Capitol  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Albany
Albany (N.Y.)
Date:
1986
C1986
19th century
Topic:
Eclecticism in architecture  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Capital and capitol  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
NA4413.A42 C37 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_498840

Between the eyes : Thomas Nast & the U.S. Senate

Author:
United States Congress Senate Commission on Art  Search this
Odell, John B  Search this
Subject:
Nast, Thomas 1840-1902  Search this
United States Congress Senate Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Physical description:
51 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
1865-1900
Topic:
American wit and humor, pictorial  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.N26x U58 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461220

Daniel Webster and the oratory of civil religion / Craig R. Smith

Author:
Smith, Craig R  Search this
Subject:
Webster, Daniel 1782-1852 Political and social views  Search this
Webster, Daniel 1782-1852 Oratory  Search this
United States Congress Senate  Search this
Physical description:
300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Case studies
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
19th century
1783-1865
Topic:
Civil religion--History  Search this
Nationalism--History  Search this
Political oratory--History  Search this
Rhetoric--Political aspects  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--History and criticism  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801181

Revue géographique du deuxième semestre 1863 / par M. Vivien de Saint-Martin

Author:
Vivien de Saint-Martin M  Search this
Murchison, Roderick Impey Sir 1792-1871  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1863
19th century
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
G1 .T727
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831153

Confederate Monument, (sculpture)

Title:
State Confederate Monument, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Miller, Ferdinand von II 1842-1929  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Shaft: Mount Airy granite
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Formerly located North Carolina State Capitol Raleigh North Carolina
Date:
Cornerstone laid May 20, 1894. Dedicated May 20, 1895. Removed June 19-21, 2020
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75006509
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13770

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