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Electric discharge tube

Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 10 in x 5 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 25.4 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
discharge tube
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320436.01
Catalog number:
320436.01
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-212c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Electric discharge tube

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 19.05 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
3electron tube
discharge tube
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320436.02
Catalog number:
320436.02
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Eye Cup Electrode

Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
eye cup, electrode
cup, eye wash, electrode
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor P. Custis
ID Number:
MG.M-07947
Catalog number:
M-07947
Accession number:
223292
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Electrode Set

Physical Description:
metal, steel (overall material)
sponge (overall material)
plastic, bakelite (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall -largest: 1/4 in x 11 in; x .635 cm x 27.94 cm
overall -smallest: 3/4 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 2.54 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
Electrode Set
electrodes
electrotherapy devices
Credit Line:
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
ID Number:
MG.302606.462
Accession number:
302606
Catalog number:
302606.462
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b410-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Joseph Henry's Yale electromagnet

Maker:
Henry, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
frame: 78 in x 89 in x 15 1/2 in; 198.12 cm x 226.06 cm x 39.37 cm
magnet: 18 in x 20 in x 12 in; 45.72 cm x 50.8 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Electromagnet
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Haven
Date made:
1831
Credit Line:
from Yale College, thru E.S. Dana
ID Number:
EM.181343
Catalog number:
181343
Accession number:
26705
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-59e6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Crookes V-shaped tube with 3 electrodes

Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 1 in; x 27.94 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Discharge Tube
Crookes tube
crookes tube
Other Terms:
Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320421
Catalog number:
320421
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Electrostatic demonstration device

Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 5 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 20.32 cm x 14.9225 cm x 11.7475 cm
Object Name:
demonstration apparatus
Credit Line:
from the University of Virginia, Department of Physics
ID Number:
EM.323369.02
Catalog number:
323369.02
Accession number:
251562
Collector/donor number:
H-7-B
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electrostatic demonstration device

Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 17.145 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
demonstration apparatus
Credit Line:
from the University of Virginia, Department of Physics
ID Number:
EM.323369.04
Catalog number:
323369.04
Accession number:
251562
Collector/donor number:
H-41
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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X-Ray Tube

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 cm x 60 cm x 9.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 23 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in
Object Name:
X-Ray Tube
tube, x-ray
Other Terms:
X-Ray Tube; Radiography
Associated place:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Associated dates:
1941 10 11
Credit Line:
Gift of Emil Grubbé
ID Number:
MG.M-05007
Accession number:
161220
Catalog number:
M-05007
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4c56-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1052315
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Rochelle salt slab with tinfoil electrodes

Maker:
Cady, Walter G.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 7 cm; 1 9/16 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
crystal
piezoelectric crystal
Credit Line:
from Walter G. Cady
ID Number:
EM.334486
Accession number:
314600
Catalog number:
334486
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-095f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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TIC Kit used by Dr. Ben Carson

Manufactured by:
Medical Action Industries, American, founded 1977  Search this
Radionics, Inc., 2000  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Dr. Ben Carson, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
stainless steel, rubber, plastic, electric conductors, and paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 5/8 x 13 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (27 x 34.3 x 5.4 cm)
Type:
medical equipment
Date:
1984-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., MD
Object number:
2012.73.1.1-.35
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Medical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.73.1.1-.35

Newspaper clippings

Collection Creator:
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1942
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers, NASM.2008.0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lee Ya-Ching Papers
Lee Ya-Ching Papers / Series 2: Professional
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg29e88526f-9151-49c1-b55b-04e5f0f91295
EDAN-URL:
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Fuel Cell, Apollo

Manufacturer:
United Aircraft Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
Materials:
Pressure Jacket/Support Assembly - Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel
Hydrogen Electrode - Nickel
Oxygen Electrode - Nickel and Nickel Oxide
Dimensions:
3-D: 111.8 x 55.9cm, 111.1kg (44 x 22 in., 245lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Crewed-Electrical Power
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.
Inventory Number:
A19730934000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Fuel Cell, Apollo

Manufacturer:
United Aircraft Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
Materials:
Pressure Jacket/Support Assembly - Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel
Hydrogen Electrode - Nickel
Oxygen Electrode - Nickel and Nickel Oxide
Dimensions:
3-D: 111.8 x 55.9cm, 111.1kg (44 x 22 in., 245lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Crewed-Electrical Power
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.
Inventory Number:
A19730934001
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Fuel Cell, Apollo

Manufacturer:
United Aircraft Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
Materials:
Pressure Jacket/Support Assembly: Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel
Hydrogen Electrode: Nickel
Oxygen Electrode: Nickel and Nickel Oxide
Dimensions:
3-D: 111.8 x 55.9cm, 111.1kg (44 x 22 in., 245lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Crewed-Electrical Power
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19780289000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv908456b8c-2210-4d50-9b45-ed482fc193a0
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Fuel Cell, Apollo

Manufacturer:
United Aircraft Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
Materials:
Pressure Jacket/Support Assembly - Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel
Hydrogen Electrode - Nickel
Oxygen Electrode - Nickel and Nickel Oxide
Dimensions:
3-D: 111.8 x 55.9cm, 111.1kg (44 x 22 in., 245lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Crewed-Electrical Power
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center
Inventory Number:
A19780290000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e7a14459-abf3-4e2d-9313-1a002f515673
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Fuel Cell, Apollo

Manufacturer:
United Aircraft Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
Materials:
Pressure Jacket/Support Assembly: Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel
Hydrogen Electrode: Nickel
Oxygen Electrode: Nickel and Nickel Oxide
Overall: 44 in. tall x 22 in. diameter (111.8 x 55.9cm)
Dimensions:
3-D: 109.9 x 55.9cm, 108.9kg (43 1/4 x 22 in., 240lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Crewed-Electrical Power
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19780292000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Episode 366

Collection Producer:
Lodge, Arthur  Search this
Arthur Lodge Productions.  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Association of Manufacturers  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Box 6, Tape AC0507-MV0366
Reel AC0507-OF0366
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1957
Scope and Contents:
California "House of the Future" at Disneyland shows how plastics will change our lives. Dishwasher cleans by high frequency radio waves; watchdog television cameras to introduce visitors. Monsanto Chemical Co., Anaheim, CA.

New York An ingot of special alloy steel is made stronger by electrode process where impurities are removed. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., Watervliet, NY.

Minnesota Salting peanuts inside the shell by forcing vaporized salt water through the shell; food industry. Fisher Nut Co., St. Paul, MN.

New Jersey Assembling Edsels, an automobile, using sign language to communicate over the noise. Ford Assembly Plant, Mahwah, NJ.

Reference video, Box 14
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made directly with the Archives Center staff to view episodes for which no reference copy exists. 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 will be charged for reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Industry on Parade Film Collection, 1950-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Industry on Parade Film Collection
Industry on Parade Film Collection / Series 1: Motion Picture Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep803ef73a0-cf90-4e43-bb2f-0e05be4d58d8
EDAN-URL:
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Electrode

Physical Description:
metal, steel (overall material)
fabric, cotton (overall material)
green (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 12.5 cm x .4 cm; 4 15/16 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
electrode
electrotherapeutic electrode
Credit Line:
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
ID Number:
MG.302606.280
Accession number:
302606
Catalog number:
302606.280
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c3e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1136038

Bubble Helmet, Paragon StratEx Suit

Manufacturer:
ILC Dover, Inc.  Search this
Pilot:
Robert Alan Eustace  Search this
Materials:
Plastic, aluminum, teflon, beta cloth, velcro, electrical wiring, rubber, brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 45.7 × 30.5 × 22.9cm (18 × 12 × 9 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Eustace
Inventory Number:
A20150515002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91c5c52de-a06d-4749-ae4d-6c97cc87cafb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20150515002
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