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If You're a Thrill-Seeker, You Need to Visit This Place

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-07-02T17:52:08.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_4kJZr2NfAz4

Cinna latifolia (Trevir. ex Göpp.) Griseb.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Paul M. Peterson  Search this
J. M. Saarela  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Mixed mesic woods with Viburnum, Picea, Cinna latifolia, Carex spp. and Betula alleghaniensis.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
817  Search this
Place:
White Mountain National Forest, beginning of Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail at Cog Railway Base Station, Cutts Grant Presidential Range., Coos, New Hampshire, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Aug 2007
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Cinna latifolia (Trevir. ex Göpp.) Griseb.
Barcode:
00966608
USNM Number:
3527626
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/307d1dfe7-9025-4546-8b8d-a6f70e63813a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10339808

Carex intumescens Rudge

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Paul M. Peterson  Search this
J. M. Saarela  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Mixed mesic woods with Viburnum, Picea, Cinna latifolia, Carex spp. and Betula alleghaniensis.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
817  Search this
Place:
White Mountain National Forest, beginning of Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail at Cog Railway Base Station, Cutts Grant Presidential Range., Coos, New Hampshire, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Aug 2007
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae Cyperoideae
Published Name:
Carex intumescens Rudge
Barcode:
00966609
USNM Number:
3527630
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3487e59e4-d8b4-4675-929e-8d1d613536ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10365294

Carex debilis Michx.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Paul M. Peterson  Search this
J. M. Saarela  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Mixed mesic woods with Viburnum, Picea, Cinna latifolia, Carex spp. and Betula alleghaniensis.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
817  Search this
Place:
White Mountain National Forest, beginning of Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail at Cog Railway Base Station, Cutts Grant Presidential Range., Coos, New Hampshire, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Aug 2007
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae Cyperoideae
Published Name:
Carex debilis Michx.
Carex debilis Michx. var. debilis
Barcode:
00966610
USNM Number:
3527629
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/373beba43-b013-4e7b-b557-4fc9da65818a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10365351

Hypnum revolutum Lindb.

Biogeographical Region:
73 - Northwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
John M. Holzinger  Search this
Charles F. Baker  Search this
Max. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2134  Search this
Place:
Besides Pike's Peak cog railway., Colorado, United States, North America
Collection Date:
4 Jun 1896 to 5 Jun 1896
Taxonomy:
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hypnales Hypnaceae
Published Name:
Hypnum revolutum Lindb.
Barcode:
04647771
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d3b523ed-92fc-4d2c-90ec-810ba4357bf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16572066

Railway to the moon by Glen M. Kidder

Author:
Kidder, Glen M. 1913-  Search this
Physical description:
184 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
Call number:
TF688.M92 K46
TF688.M92K46
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_2719

[Marion Spencer Hall's Travel Diary]

Author:
Hall, Joseph Underwood, 1881-1936  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hall, Joseph Underwood, Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8.5" x 7.1".)
Container:
Box 6, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1928 August 17 to 1928 September 14
1928
Scope and Contents:
Travel diary written by Marion Spencer Hall while on a trip across Europe in 1928..
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Travel -- Europe  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Dr. Joseph Underwood Hall Jr. Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Dr. Joseph Underwood Hall, Jr. Papers
Dr. Joseph Underwood Hall, Jr. Papers / Series 2: Hall, White, and Montague Families
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep898004077-515d-446d-b890-662c0ae5107e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1317-ref94
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Archives Center Glass Plate Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Names:
Burka, S. W.  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Transparencies
Photographs
Place:
Moon
Date:
ca. 1910-1920.
Scope and Contents:
Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two of the moon, and four identical images (two negatives and two positives) of Henry A. Rowland with his ruling engine.
Arrangement:
Divided into two series.

Series 1: Silver Gelatin Plates (8 x 10)

Series 2: Silver Gelatin Plates (4 x 5)
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown. Found in collections, November 12, 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:
Cog railways  Search this
Ruling engines  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transparencies
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0246
See more items in:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep841daf1f1-d21a-4886-be74-20de3abdf648
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0246

Handwritten diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939
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:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Forman H. Craton Papers
Forman H. Craton Papers / Series 1: Memoirs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8125e9ac9-d9d4-4018-9e81-d31e35af9af3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref263
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Train descending Pike's Peak, on the famous Cog Railway. 12401 Interpositive

Topic:
COLORADO
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Colorado
Pike's Peak
Date:
1904
Local Numbers:
RSN 7062

Video number 06001
General:
Similar to RSN 1107.
Currently stored in box 1.2.7 [22].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Mountains -- Colorado  Search this
Railroads -- Colorado  Search this
Trains -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7045-7149
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f22c7532-fa20-41f5-93c3-77eb6e7e5925
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16349

Shovelling out the famous Cog Railway, 2,000 ft. below the summit, Pike's Peak. 12404 Interpositive

Topic:
COLORADO
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Colorado
Pike's Peak
Date:
1904
Local Numbers:
RSN 7066

Video number 06005
General:
Similar to RSN 1112.
Currently stored in box 1.2.7 [22].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Mountains -- Colorado  Search this
Railroads -- Colorado  Search this
Snow -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7045-7149
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a1761993-09de-4975-9561-20b711ca02af
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16353

Train descending Pike's Peak on the famous Cog Railway. [Active no. 12401 : stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
WESTERN TRIP '04
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Colorado -- 1900-1910
Pike's Peak
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 1107
General:
Similar to RSN 7062.
Currently stored in box 1.1.8 [144], moved from [208].
Orig. no. 174-C.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Mountains -- Colorado  Search this
Railroads -- Colorado  Search this
Trains -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 1052-1144
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f515bac0-2361-457b-bfb8-b2aa976d584e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref1990

Shovelling out the famous Cog Railway, 2,000 ft. below the summit, Pike's Peak. [Active no. 12404 : stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
WESTERN TRIP '04
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Colorado -- 1900-1910
Pike's Peak
Date:
1904
Local Numbers:
RSN 1112
General:
Similar to RSN 7066.
Currently stored in box 1.1.8 [144], moved from [208].
Orig. no. 161-A.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Railroads -- Colorado  Search this
Snow -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 1052-1144
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8107974ff-8937-449a-98c7-97aabbc03a0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref1995

Cog railway near Mt. McClellan's summit, S. to Mts. Rosalie and Evans. 10616 Interpositive

Topic:
COLORADO TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Colorado
Mt. Evans
Mt. McClellan
Mt. Rosalie
Date:
1910
Local Numbers:
RSN 24218
General:
[March 1910 CB MS] on envelope
Currently stored in box 3.2.37 [136].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
118722
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Cog railways -- Colorado  Search this
Mountains -- Colorado  Search this
Trains -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 24181-24282
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cd7479f6-fbaa-4f35-af53-881d8bf8889b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref21984

Cog railway, climbing through a great cut in the Andes, Argentine. 11205 Interpositive

Topic:
SOUTH AMERICA-Argentine
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Andes Mountains (Argentina)
Argentina
Local Numbers:
RSN 27808
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.58 [91].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Canyons -- Argentina  Search this
Cog railways -- Argentina  Search this
Cuts -- Argentina  Search this
Gorges -- Argentina  Search this
Mountains -- Argentina  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 27741-27844
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f9977722-d26c-4974-a871-800447bc6b4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref25566

The Cog Railway for climbing the Andes en route Puerto Cabello to Caracas. 9023 [interpositive.]

Topic:
VENEZUELA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Andes Mountains (Venezuela)
Venezuela
Local Numbers:
RSN 6064

Video number 04825
General:
Currently stored in box 1.2.1 [21].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Cog railways -- Venezuela  Search this
Mountains -- Venezuela  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 6062-6164
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep845dcd70b-d0fb-468d-b73a-ef3d483b9a64
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref6003

The railway descending the mountains near Puerto Cabello en route from Caracas. 9024 [interpositive]

Topic:
VENEZUELA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Venezuela
Local Numbers:
RSN 6065

Video number 04826
General:
Currently stored in box 1.2.1 [21].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Topic:
Cog railways  Search this
Mountains -- Venezuela  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 6062-6164
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep829543511-41aa-4754-8d59-5d7089af97f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref6004

Positive, Man with cog railway? tracks, unidentified building in background

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection / Series 1: Silver Gelatin Plates (8 x 10)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88b00dcf6-ed39-4db2-b36e-847b4cbe7ceb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0246-ref13

Lure of the West

Collection Creator:
Jones, R. Bryson  Search this
Extent:
3 Film reels (1 hour 9 minutes, black-and-white silent; 5,128 feet, 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1935
Scope and Contents:
Edited film used by an amateur travel-lecturer documents travel in western and southwestern United States beginning at a rodeo in Phillipsburg, Kansas (trick riding, lassoing jack rabbits, roping calfs, wrestling steers, horse races, bucking broncos and bucking steers as well as scenes of an airplane flyover and of an airplane crashing which possibly was a stunt) and continuing to Black Hills, South Dakota (forest scenery and ca. 1927 construction of Mount Rushmore--blasting off cliff face, scaffolding, men working and completed monument). Shown are roadside scenery, railroad tracks, men cleaning railroad tracks with hose and tank on small train car on the way to an unidentified mountain fishing camp possibly in Colorado (canoeing, fishing in stream, and a smokehouse) and a mountain farm where colts are branded. Cog railway is taken up to Pike's Peak. Travels continue to to the Southwest (unidentified southwestern town possibly Santa Fe with adobe buildings and men and children in Mexican dress singing and playing guitar, American Indian dance performance indoors possibly Zuni, parade of American Indians in unidentified city perhaps Gallup and Navajo band. Scenes of the southwest continue with Navajo in Canyon de Chelly (hogans and herding sheep), prehistoric archaeological sites (Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon another unidentified cliff dwelling possibly Montezuma's castle) and Taos Pueblo. Film records American Indian dances at a gathering of Indian tribes possibly at Gallup, intertribal horse races and women's tug-of-war. Hopi are shown dancing at Hopi. Also shown are Indian women (possibly Apache or Navajo) and children together and children in cradleboard and the Navajo reservation (hogans, women spinning and weaving under a ramada, herds of sheep and goats and "dipping sheep"). Natural wonders of Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Rainbow Bridge National Monument are featured. ; Travel continues to Yellowstone National Park, California (scenery, black bears, hot springs and geysers) and onto the California coast possibly Monterey (seals on rocks). Also shown are an unidentified town with oil pumps and derricks and people waterskiing.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1995.11.1
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
R.Bryson Jones travel films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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R. Bryson Jones travel films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9af766634-b28c-43c9-9052-8561f5bb97f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1995-11-ref1

20c Cog Railway coil single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2463
Medium:
paper; ink (green); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 9, 1995
Topic:
Trains  Search this
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Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1998.2008.61
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm886ba4fc4-7851-4dbf-9b85-778b64c91a75
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1998.2008.61

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