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Grumman G-21 Goose

Manufacturer:
Grumman Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 15 m (49 ft)
Length: 11.7 m (38 ft 4 in)
Height: 3.7 m (12 ft)
Weight, gross: 3,630 kg (8,000 lb)
Weight, empty: 2,486 kg (5,475 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1952
Credit Line:
Transferred from United States Navy, Office of the Secretary
Inventory Number:
A19840405000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96dacfbe8-a5ef-4778-8526-6aed23ee7b8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840405000
Online Media:

Rutan VariEze

Designer:
Scaled Composites  Search this
Manufacturer:
Scaled Composites  Search this
Materials:
Foam covered with fiberglass.
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 6.8 m (22 ft 2 1/2 in)
Length: 4.3 m (14 ft 2 in)
Height: 1.5 m (59 in)
Weights: Empty, 263 kg (585 lb)
Gross, 472.5 kg (1,050 lb)
Engine: Continental 0-200 four-cylinder, air-cooled, 100 horsepower
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Burt Rutan.
Inventory Number:
A19860067000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98f49e3d2-0c7f-4b50-829e-3439dc0d3b6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19860067000

Arrow Sport A2-60

Manufacturer:
Arrow Aircraft & Motors Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Steel tube and fabric
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 7.8 m (25 ft 9 in)
Length: 5.8 m (19 ft 3 in)
Height: 2.2 m (7 ft 5 in)
Weight, empty: 408 kg (900 lb)
Weight, gross: 606 kg (1,346 lb)
Top speed: 169 km/h (105 mph)
Engine: LeBlond, 60 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1929
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles A. Osborn, Jr.
Inventory Number:
A19870076000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9442894cd-90fb-4a3b-8099-c23f94c59da8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19870076000
Online Media:

Vought-Sikorsky XR-4C

Manufacturer:
Sikorsky Aircraft Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Rotor Diameter: 11.6 m (38 ft)
Length: 10.4 m (33 ft 11.5 in)
Height: 3.8 m (12 ft 5 in)
Weights: Empty, 913 kg (2,010 lb)
Gross, 1,148 kg (2,540 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Rotary Wing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1942
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19600307000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
World War II Aviation (UHC)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv92f45d21c-ff18-4112-9eec-1d7b4354b8c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19600307000
Online Media:

Platter and Stand

Painter:
Adeline Oppenheim Guimard, American, 1872–1960  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; brass
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
platter and stand
Object Name:
platter and stand
Made in:
Vienna, Austria
Date:
late 19th century
Accession Number:
1956-34-2-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq42fc43b70-af24-46f2-892a-e71ca258f20e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1956-34-2-a_b
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covered tripod vessel

Manufacturer:
Zsolnay Factory  Search this
Medium:
earthenware, eosin glaze
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
covered tripod vessel
Credit Line:
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Accession Number:
1949-79-1-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45dda5061-ac29-4c9c-ae0b-d58222c06d25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-79-1-a_b
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[Ohimiya Filature]: GCA tour members observing boxes of silkworms feeding in various stages.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Japan -- Tokyo
Japan -- Tokyo prefecture -- Tokyo
Date:
1935 May.
General:
Ohimiya Filature was a silk factory owned by Katakura & Company.
Historic plate number: "58."
The site was visited by the Garden Club of America tour on May 17, 1935.
Collection 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.
Collection 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:
Spring  Search this
Factories  Search this
Arbors  Search this
Wisteria  Search this
Women  Search this
Men  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item JA003001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Japan / JA003: Tokyo -- Ohimiya Filature
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4716

[Ohimiya Filature]: wisteria-covered arbor where tea was served.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Japan -- Tokyo
Japan -- Tokyo prefecture -- Tokyo
Date:
1935 May.
General:
The American flag was woven in the Ohimiya Filature, a silk factory owned by Katakura & Company.
Historic plate number: "59."
The site was visited by the Garden Club of America tour on May 17, 1935.
Collection 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.
Collection 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:
Spring  Search this
Factories  Search this
Arbors  Search this
Wisteria  Search this
Flags  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item JA003002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Japan / JA003: Tokyo -- Ohimiya Filature
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4717

[Glenwood Green Acres]: overview of community garden on a former industrial site, with white picket fences dividing the garden plots; located just beyond the edges of the garden is Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.

Photographer:
Beckoff, Ira  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Glenwood Green Acres (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County -- Philadelphia
Date:
1996 Aug.
Collection 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.
Collection 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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Community gardens  Search this
Urban gardens  Search this
Fences -- wooden  Search this
Factories  Search this
Vegetable gardening  Search this
Utility poles  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden structures  Search this
Picket fences  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item PA353001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania / PA353: Philadelphia -- Glenwood Green Acres
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17105

[Glenwood Green Acres]: a donated caboose, located along the northern edge of the community garden, is used for meetings and other garden events.

Photographer:
Beckoff, Ira  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Glenwood Green Acres (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County -- Philadelphia
Date:
1996 Aug.
Collection 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.
Collection 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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Community gardens  Search this
Urban gardens  Search this
Factories  Search this
Vegetable gardening  Search this
Utility poles  Search this
Men  Search this
Cabooses (Railroads)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item PA353002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania / PA353: Philadelphia -- Glenwood Green Acres
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17106

Wallace Berman papers

Creator:
Berman, Wallace, 1926-1976  Search this
Names:
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989  Search this
Di Prima, Diane  Search this
Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919-  Search this
Fonda, Peter, 1940-  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-  Search this
Heinecken, Robert, 1931-  Search this
Herms, George, 1935-  Search this
Hirschman, Jack, 1933-  Search this
Hopper, Dennis, 1936-  Search this
Jess, 1923-  Search this
Johnson, Ray, 1927-  Search this
Jordan, Patricia M., 1937-1989  Search this
Lamantia, Philip, 1927-  Search this
McClure, Michael  Search this
Meltzer, David  Search this
Miller, Henry, 1891-  Search this
Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972  Search this
Perkoff, Stuart Z.  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Sherman, Donald  Search this
Wieners, John, 1934-  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sound recordings
Photographs
Date:
1907-1979
bulk 1955-1979
Summary:
The Wallace Berman papers date from 1907 to 1979 (bulk 1955-1979). The collection measures 5 linear feet and presents a cursory overview of Berman's career as an assemblage artist and poet. The collection contains business correspondence, letters from other artists and writers of the Beat movement, writings by others, scattered artwork by Berman, photographs by Robert F. Heinecken, and sound recordings of poetry readings.
Scope and Content Note:
The Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979 (bulk 1955-1979), measure 5 linear feet and present a cursory overview of Berman's career as an assemblage artist and poet. The collection is valuable not only for its documentation of the work of Wallace Berman, but for its documentation of the California beat movement of the late 1950s through the early 1970s.

Found are numerous letters, writings, poems, and other published material which portray the thoughts, attitudes, and trends popular in a prominent underground culture which eventually led to radical changes in America and American art. The collection contains business correspondence, letters from other artists and writers of the beat movement, writings by others, scattered artwork by Berman, and photographs by Robert F. Heinecken. In addition, the collection contains files for Berman's mail art publications Semina and S.M.S. Also of note is the large volume of printed material (2.7 feet), much of it in the form of books and other published material. Sound recordings include poets Michael McClure, Kenneth Patchen, David Melzer, and another unidentified writer performing their work.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into nine series which generally reflect material type.

With the exception of the letters in Series 1, each series is arranged chronologically. The original arrangement of the letters has been maintained, with a chronological arrangement of miscellaneous business letters and an alphabetical arrangement of the letters from Berman's more prominent colleagues.

Series 1: Letters, 1957-1979, undated (box 1, 0.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Notes from Interview, 1967 (box 1, 1 folder)

Series 3: Writings by Others, 1972, undated (box 1, 6 folders)

Series 4: Artwork, 1956-1976 (box 1, 4 folders)

Series 5: Semina, 1955-1967 (boxes 1-2, 26 folders)

Series 6: S. M. S., 1968 (box 2, 1 folders)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1907-1976 (boxes 2-5, 2.7 linear feet)

Series 8: Photographs, 1956-1976 (box 5, 6 folders)

Series 9: Sound Recordings, 1962-1965 (box 5, 6 folders)
Biographical Note:
Wallace Berman was born in 1926 in Staten Island, New York. In the 1930s, his family moved to the Jewish district in Los Angeles. After being expelled from high school for gambling in the early 1940s, Berman immersed himself in the growing West Coast jazz scene. During this period, he briefly attended the Jepson Art School and Chouinard Art School, but departed when he found the training too academic for his needs.

In 1949, while working in a factory finishing antique furniture, he began to make sculptures from unused scraps and reject materials. By the early 1950s, Berman had become a full-time artist and an active figure in the beat community in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Many art historians consider him to be the "father" of the California assemblage movement. Moving between the two cities, Berman devoted himself to his mail art publication Semina, which contained a sampling of beat poetry and images selected by Berman.

In 1963, permanently settled in Topanga Canyon in the Los Angeles area, Berman began work on verifax collages (printed images, often from magazines and newspapers, mounted in collage fashion onto a flat surface, sometimes with solid bright areas of acrylic paint). He continued creating these works, as well as rock assemblages, until his death in 1976.
Provenance:
The Wallace Berman papers were donated by Tosh Berman, Wallace Berman's son, in 1992.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy. Use of audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Assemblage artists  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Poets  Search this
Collage  Search this
Art -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Assemblage (Art)  Search this
Beat generation  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Photographs
Citation:
Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979 (bulk 1955-1979). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bermwall
See more items in:
Wallace Berman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bermwall
Online Media:

How are Hot Air Balloons Made: Inside a Balloon Factory

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-10-06T16:30:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_wnSUzDBlYtY

Chinamania - Behind the Scenes

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-10-06T13:36:14.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
See more by:
FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_T_M6G5pdaIg

The Bizarre Sausage Factory Murder Mystery

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-05-02T20:26:08.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_0fdkwSzxhDA

The First Submarine to Launch Rockets from its Deck

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-07-24T15:30:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_19RoP9WHkZ8

This is the Fastest Mince Pie-Making Operation We’ve Ever Seen

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-17T16:30:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1cRCGr4uTU4

Baked Beans are a Booming Business in Great Britain

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-25T16:30:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1gAOhNp-cVk

You Won’t Believe How Many Yule Logs Come Out of This Factory

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-17T16:30:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_30LGvvaOqcg

This Sweet Factory is Britain’s Most Romantic Workplace

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-02-01T16:30:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_LAvUSBgU77U

Obama's Favorite Beer is Made Here

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-12-03T00:00:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_M80_a5EvTt8

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