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Burning Oil Well at Night, near Rouseville, Pennsylvania

Artist:
James Hamilton, born near Belfast, Ireland 1819-died San Francisco, CA 1878  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
22 x 16 1/8 in. (55.9 x 40.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1861
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\celestial\moon  Search this
Landscape\time\night  Search this
Disaster\fire  Search this
Landscape\Pennsylvania\Rouseville  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1977.50
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1977.50
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Corner of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. during the Blizzard of 1899

Artist:
Walter Paris, born London, England 1842-died Washington, DC 1906  Search this
Medium:
photomechanical reproduction on paper
Dimensions:
sight 5 1/2 x 9 in. (14.0 x 22.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Mechanical Reproduction
Date:
1899
Topic:
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\carriage  Search this
Disaster\storm\blizzard  Search this
Cityscape\street\Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.  Search this
Architecture Exterior\art building  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\Old Executive Office Building  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Thomas Jefferson Barlow Family
Object number:
1996.57
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d4c1db6e-e071-4619-a8d1-aa1a48288b74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.57
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Destroyed Buffalo & Susquehanna R.R. Depot in Austin, PA

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
real photo postcard
photographic postcard
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Austin
Date made:
1911-09-30
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Railroad Stations  Search this
Mill  Search this
Disasters  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0166.0066
Accession number:
2018.0166
Catalog number:
2018.0166.0066
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-a11f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1893806
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View at Allegheny City after the flood

Maker:
Knowlton Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereograph
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Allegheny City
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Northampton
Date made:
1874
Subject:
Floods  Search this
Disasters  Search this
ID Number:
2012.3033.0752
Nonaccession number:
2012.3033
Catalog number:
2012.3033.0752
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4bc2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Fire at the Atlantic Refining Company

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
image: 6 1/8 in x 8 1/4 in; 15.5575 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1884-05-23
Subject:
Disasters  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline Hoffmire
ID Number:
PG.66.24.35
Catalog number:
66.24.35
Accession number:
263090
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Titian Ramsey Peale Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a66a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Fire at the Atlantic Refining Company

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
image: 6 in x 8 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1884-05-23
Subject:
Disasters  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline Hoffmire
ID Number:
PG.66.24.34
Catalog number:
66.24.34
Accession number:
263090
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Titian Ramsey Peale Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a669-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Fire at the Atlantic Refining Company

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
image: 6 in x 8 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1884-05-23
Subject:
Disasters  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline Hoffmire
ID Number:
PG.66.24.36
Catalog number:
66.24.36
Accession number:
263090
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Titian Ramsey Peale Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a709-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Johnstown Flood, General View Looking South

Artist:
Langill and Darling, active 19th century  Search this
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 7 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (18.4 x 24.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1889
Topic:
Landscape\river  Search this
Disaster\flood  Search this
Cityscape\Pennsylvania\Johnstown  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.111
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7443d14c9-cd29-433b-bc16-bd3a52dc1707
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.111
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Accident on the Camden and Amboy Railroad

Maker:
Collins, John  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 8 in x 12 in; 20.32 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1855
Subject:
Communication, telegraph  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Chronology: 1850-1859  Search this
Disasters  Search this
Related event:
Camden and Amboy Train Derailment  Search this
Related Publication:
Peters, Harry T.. America on Stone
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2487
Catalog number:
60.2487
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9fa9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Mailbox remnant from Johnstown, PA, flood

Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 13 x 7 1/16 x 1 1/2 in. (33 x 18 x 3.8 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Pennsylvania
Date:
May 31, 1889
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
0.052985.273
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm873134baa-6b0a-48dc-ac2c-82dc5a6bd455
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.052985.273
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Trading Card, Gum Inc. Superman No. 39

Maker:
Gum, Inc.  Search this
Gum, Inc.  Search this
Superman, Inc.  Search this
Copyright holder:
Superman, Inc.  Search this
Associated institution:
Superman of America Club  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Card, Bubble Gum
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1940
Subject:
Superman  Search this
Comics  Search this
Food Culture  Search this
Credit Line:
DC Comics, Incorporated
ID Number:
1987.0213.084
Accession number:
1987.0213
Catalog number:
1987.0213.084
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4071-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1192439
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Trading Card, Gum Inc. Superman No. 44

Maker:
Gum, Inc.  Search this
Gum, Inc.  Search this
Superman, Inc.  Search this
Copyright holder:
Superman, Inc.  Search this
Associated institution:
Superman of America Club  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Card, Bubble Gum
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1940
Subject:
Superman  Search this
Comics  Search this
Food Culture  Search this
Circus  Search this
Credit Line:
DC Comics, Incorporated
ID Number:
1987.0213.089
Accession number:
1987.0213
Catalog number:
1987.0213.089
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Circus Collection
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4212-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1192444
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Skullgard Protective Cap Type K

Maker:
Mine Safety Appliances Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 26.5 cm x 30.1 cm; 5 1/2 in x 10 7/16 in x 11 7/8 in
overall: 6 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 12 in; 16.51 cm x 26.67 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
helmet
Bakelite Helmet
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Date made:
ca. 1935
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Safety  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Union Carbide Corporation
ID Number:
1981.0976.41
Catalog number:
1981.0976.41
Accession number:
1981.0976
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e7f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Bakelite Helmet

Maker:
Mine Safety Appliances Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14.6 cm x 19.8 cm x 27.6 cm; 5 3/4 in x 7 13/16 in x 10 7/8 in
overall: 5 3/4 in x 8 in x 11 in; 14.605 cm x 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
Fireman's Helmet
helmet
fireman's helmet
Helmet
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Date made:
after 1932
Subject:
Safety  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Union Carbide Corporation
ID Number:
1981.0976.40
Catalog number:
1981.0976.40
Accession number:
1981.0976
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e7f8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Miner's Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 in x 2 in; 11.43 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 11 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
J. L. Williams
ID Number:
AG.059083
Catalog number:
59083
Accession number:
14841
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Work and Industry: Mining
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e1db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872243

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 4 in x 3 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Ralph Ditzler
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9547A
Accession number:
280476
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9547A
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e4c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872296

Miner's Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 3 in x 2 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9795
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9795
Accession number:
023416
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e1dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872245

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 3 in x 2 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Board of Trustees of Lafayette College
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-8803B
Accession number:
265669
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8803B
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Work
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e745-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872269

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Board of Trustees of Lafayette College
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-8802A
Accession number:
265669
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8802A
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e748-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872272

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 29.21 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9453
Accession number:
280476
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9453
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e76d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872286

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