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"Tame the Flame" Firefighter Recipes

Series Donor:
Becker, John M.  Search this
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Heritage of Pride (HOP)  Search this
Rohrbaugh, Richard  Search this
Series Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard  Search this
Guest, Barbara  Search this
Barna, Joseph T.  Search this
Guest, Michael E.  Search this
Container:
Box 78, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Series Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection / Series 4: Advertising, Business, and Publications / 4.5: Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8150a8040-c3c4-4fc9-944a-d7aef719a0ce
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1146-ref1210

Firefighting on an Aircraft Carrier

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-12-14T19:00:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_5Sc9VcCQTVw

A Modern-Day Air Cowboy

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-12-10T15:29:21.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_7geKZAerOWo

A Passenger Faces Terrifying Choices on a Burning Ship

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-28T16:30:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_OdVLb32hkEI

A close look at the Vajen Bader Smoke Helmet behind-the-scenes

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-05-04T19:06:08.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_8CEGIEIsqrA

Eugene Debs

Cast after:
Louis Mayer, 26 Nov 1869 - 1969  Search this
Foundry:
Roman Bronze Works, Inc.  Search this
Sitter:
Eugene Victor Debs, 5 Nov 1855 - 20 Oct 1926  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
With Base: 64.5 x 53.3 x 29.2cm (25 3/8 x 21 x 11 1/2")
Base: 28.6 x 20.3cm (11 1/4 x 8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1968 cast after 1919 original
Topic:
Eugene Victor Debs: Male  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Civil servant\Firefighter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.68.36
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm445c49614-dddc-45fe-8b85-ba212471be2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.68.36

Eugene Victor Debs

Artist:
Hugo Gellert, 3 May 1892 - 6 Dec 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Eugene Victor Debs, 5 Nov 1855 - 20 Oct 1926  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30 × 19 cm (11 13/16 × 7 1/2")
Sheet: 63.5 × 48.2 cm (25 × 19")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1925
Topic:
Eugene Victor Debs: Male  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Civil servant\Firefighter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.87.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Hugo Gellert
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a4e696fc-19ae-4fc9-a009-588ee93c49d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.87.27

Mortals and Immortals

Artist:
Carlo de Fornaro, 1871 - 1949  Search this
Sitter:
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich, 6 Nov 1841 - 16 Apr 1915  Search this
William Jennings Bryan, 19 Mar 1860 - 26 Jul 1925  Search this
James Gordon Bennett, Jr., 10 May 1841 - 14 May 1918  Search this
Joseph Gurney Cannon, 7 May 1836 - 12 Nov 1926  Search this
Andrew Carnegie, 25 Nov 1835 - 11 Aug 1919  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs, 5 Nov 1855 - 20 Oct 1926  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison, 11 Feb 1847 - 18 Oct 1931  Search this
Samuel Gompers, 27 Jan 1850 - 13 Dec 1924  Search this
William Randolph Hearst, 29 Apr 1863 - 14 Aug 1951  Search this
James Jerome Hill, 16 Sep 1838 - 29 May 1916  Search this
James Weldon Johnson, 17 Jun 1871 - 27 Jun 1938  Search this
Newton Booth Tarkington, 29 Jul 1869 - 19 May 1946  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., 14 Jun 1855 - 18 Jun 1925  Search this
Jack London, 12 Jan 1876 - 22 Nov 1916  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary, 6 May 1856 - 2 Feb 1920  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr., 8 Jul 1839 - 23 May 1937  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, 27 Oct 1858 - 6 Jan 1919  Search this
Elihu Root, 15 Feb 1845 - 7 Feb 1937  Search this
William Howard Taft, 15 Sep 1857 - 8 Mar 1930  Search this
Woodrow Wilson, 28 Dec 1856 - 3 Feb 1924  Search this
Medium:
Bound collection of commercial relief prints on paper
Dimensions:
Book: 28 x 22.8 x 0.8 cm (11 x 9 x 5/16")
Type:
Book
Date:
1911
Topic:
James Weldon Johnson: Male  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\School administrator\Principal  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul\US Consul  Search this
James Weldon Johnson: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Translator  Search this
Jack London: Male  Search this
Jack London: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Newton Booth Tarkington: Male  Search this
Newton Booth Tarkington: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Newton Booth Tarkington: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Newton Booth Tarkington: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Male  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\Governor\Wisconsin  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\US Senator\Wisconsin  Search this
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr.: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Wisconsin  Search this
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Male  Search this
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher  Search this
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Journalism and Media\Newspaper editor  Search this
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
James Gordon Bennett, Jr.: Business and Finance\Capitalist  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison: Male  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Male  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Literature\Writer  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\University president  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey  Search this
Woodrow Wilson: Nobel Prize  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Male  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Natural Resource Occupations\Explorer  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Natural Resource Occupations\Explorer\Arctic  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Politics and Government\Government official\Surveyor  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Male  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist\Patron of the arts  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Oil  Search this
Elihu Root: Male  Search this
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
Elihu Root: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of War  Search this
Elihu Root: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State  Search this
Elihu Root: Visual Arts\Visual arts administrator\Art museum administrator\Art museum trustee  Search this
Elihu Root: Nobel Prize  Search this
Elihu Root: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Think tank administrator  Search this
William Howard Taft: Male  Search this
William Howard Taft: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Howard Taft: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of War  Search this
William Howard Taft: Politics and Government\Government official  Search this
William Howard Taft: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
William Howard Taft: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
William Howard Taft: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US  Search this
William Howard Taft: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\Dean  Search this
William Howard Taft: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\Law  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Male  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Steel  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Education and Scholarship\Founder\Library  Search this
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Male  Search this
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House  Search this
Joseph Gurney Cannon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
William Jennings Bryan: Male  Search this
William Jennings Bryan: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Jennings Bryan: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
William Jennings Bryan: Journalism and Media\Newspaper editor  Search this
William Jennings Bryan: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State  Search this
William Jennings Bryan: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Nebraska  Search this
James Jerome Hill: Male  Search this
James Jerome Hill: Business and Finance\Financier  Search this
James Jerome Hill: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Railroad  Search this
James Jerome Hill: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Shipping  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Male  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Civil servant\Firefighter  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Male  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Business and Finance\Banker  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Railroad  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\US Senator\Rhode Island  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Rhode Island  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Grocer  Search this
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Rhode Island  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Male  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Literature\Writer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resource Occupations\Explorer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Rancher  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Prize  Search this
Samuel Gompers: Male  Search this
Samuel Gompers: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Male  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Journalism and Media\Magazine publisher  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Visual Arts\Art collector  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.90.117
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d49a944f-1f29-4d2d-a713-e1ff603ac3d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.90.117

Eugene Victor Debs

Alternate Title:
Mortals and Immortals
Artist:
Carlo de Fornaro, 1871 - 1949  Search this
Sitter:
Eugene Victor Debs, 5 Nov 1855 - 20 Oct 1926  Search this
Medium:
Commercial relief print on paper
Dimensions:
Book: 28 x 22.8 x 0.8 cm (11 x 9 x 5/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1911
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Print  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Male  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Civil servant\Firefighter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.90.117.f
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4df18d5bb-3d7d-4a3a-8296-ef63ebce9831
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.90.117.f

Eugene Victor Debs

Artist:
Moses Wainer Dykaar, 1884 - 10 Mar 1933  Search this
Sitter:
Eugene Victor Debs, 5 Nov 1855 - 20 Oct 1926  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
78.8 x 58.4 x 30.5cm (31 x 23 x 12")
Socle footprint: 53.3 x 36.8cm (21 x 14 1/2")
With Socle: 75.6 x 53.3 x 36.8cm (29 3/4 x 21 x 14 1/2")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1922
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Male  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
Eugene Victor Debs: Politics and Government\Civil servant\Firefighter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of David E. Dykaar Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.92.14
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e4561309-a448-453e-aa8e-3d815a630516
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.92.14

Firefighter's Badge for Niagara Fire Company No. 8

User:
Perry, William P.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3/4 in x 3/16 in; 3.175 cm x 1.905 cm x .508 cm
Object Name:
badge
Used:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Date made:
c 1861
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
ID Number:
2021.0019.01
Accession number:
2021.0019
Catalog number:
2021.0019.01
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Home and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4bed90818-82b4-294b-e053-15f76fa090fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2002489

Columbia Hose Company Fire Hat

Associated:
Columbia Hose Company  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
fabric, pressed felt (overall material)
red (underbrim; edge; trim color)
gold (decoration color)
paint (overall material)
blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 13 1/8 in x 14 5/8 in; 16.51 cm x 33.3375 cm x 37.1475 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0030
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0030
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Home and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Fire Hats
Work
Firefighting Collection
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0309-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318658
Online Media:

Mystery object revealed: Bed key

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-09-13T18:38:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_y4uPmckNImY

Funeral program of Martin Ruby Colbert

Printed by:
Jack's Memory Chapel, American, founded 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Martin Ruby Colbert, American, 1904 - 1995  Search this
Christ Temple CME Church, founded 1905  Search this
Owned by:
Eddie Faye Gates, American, 1934 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
File size (overall): 429.81 MB
Type:
digital images
programs
digital media - born analog
Place collected:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Christian Methodist Episcopal  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Methodist  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eddie Faye Gates, Tulsa OK, author, historian, community activist
Object number:
2014.117.65
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eddie Faye Gates Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54969c49d-bcee-45ca-a826-95be9fec3ff0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.117.65
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Digital images
Notes
Negatives
Video recordings
Contracts
Audiocassettes
Business records
Memorandums
Slides (photographs)
Plans (drawings)
Audiotapes
Photographic prints
Videotapes
Correspondence
Place:
Caribbean Area
Grenada
Antigua
Nevis
Haiti
Trinidad and Tobago
Virgin Islands
Saint Lucia
Date:
October 3-8, 1979
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 1979 Festival of American Folklife. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 7 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Series 2: Caribbean Carnival

Series 3: Children's Area

Series 4: Folklife in the Museum - Folk Medicine

Series 5: Folklore in Your Community

Series 6: Medicine Show

Series 7: Native American Architecture
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 1979 Festival of American Folklife was produced by the Smithsonian Folklife Program of the Office of American and Folklife Studies and cosponsored by the National Park Service.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Introduction:
The 1979 Folklife Festival continued to take community as its theme, as had been announced in 1978. The Festival celebrated the creative genius of many cultural groups - some had been on American soil only for months, others for millenia. The point of the Smithsonian festivals and the museums' displays of diversity struck home to the people who came to the museums and reached out for reaffirmation of identity. People feared the loss of identity in the sense of anomie that came with being a cipher, a numeral, a set of digits, organizers believed; they feared big government, big business, megastates that might rule the world. Coupled with the fear of homogenization was the fear of the loss of one's own soul. One way to strengthen our sense of identity and to demonstrate our essential humanity, the Festival asserted, was the reaffirmation of the differences among us, the persistence of our traditions at the ground roots of life, a countercurrent for survival.

In 1979 the Festival welcomed the newly-arrived ethnic community of Vietnamese, who had brought with them rich folklife traditions. From the West Indies came immigrants who enliven our cities with the folk theatrical spectacle of Carnival. Native Americans from several tribal groups shared their knowledge of ways in which their housing has been adapted to local environmental conditions.The International Year of the Child was celebrated at the Festival in the program book cover and articles, and in the living presentations of children's folklife in the Children's Area, where Lumbee Indian children re-created a Field Day celebration, and several other children's communities enacted Halloween traditions. Occupational communities were represented by D.C. firefighters, taxicab drivers, and stonecarvers from the National Cathedral. Other communities represented, which had formed around particular interests or institutions, were a medicine show, mom-and-pop neighborhood stores, street criers, and CB radio clubs.

As with the two preceding years, the 1979 Festival (October 3-8) was held on a site on the National Mall later to be occupied by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, between 14th and 15th Streets and between Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive (see site plan). Indoor activities including a symposium focused on folk medicine took place in the National Museum of History and Technology, in the days preceding the outdoor Festival (September 27-30). The 1979 Program Book provided information on each of the programs.

The 1979 Festival was again co-presented by the Smithsonian Institution and National Park Service, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Music Performance Trust Funds. It was organized by the Folklife Program within the Office of American and Folklife Studies.

Folklife Advisory Council

Wilcomb E. Washburn, Chairman, Roger Abrahams, Richard Ahlborn, Richard Dorson, William Fitzhugh, Lloyd Herman, Robert Laughlin, Scott Odell, Ralph Rinzler, Peter Seitel, E. Richard Sorenson, Thomas Vennum

Folklife Program, Office of American and Folklife Studies

Ralph Rinzler, Director; Richard Derbyshire, Archivist; Susan Kalcik, Folklorist; Jeffrey LaRiche, Program Coordinator; Jack Santino, Folklorist; Peter Seitel, Senior Folklorist; Thomas Vennum, Jr., Ethnomusicologist; Steve Zeitlin, Folklorist

National Park Service

William J. Whelan, Director; Manus J. Fish, Jr., Regional Director, National Capital Region
Fieldworkers and presenters:
Nicholas Bocher, Sylvia Grider, Glenn Hinson, Marjorie Hunt, Fred Lieberman, Susan Manos, Phyllis May, Robert McCarl, Maxine Miska, Peter Nabokov, Elliott Parris, Kate Rinzler, Betsy Seamans, Barbara Strickland, Katherine Williams, Peggy Yocum
Shared Stewardship of Collections:
The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acknowledges and respects the right of artists, performers, Folklife Festival participants, community-based scholars, and knowledge-keepers to collaboratively steward representations of themselves and their intangible cultural heritage in media produced, curated, and distributed by the Center. Making this collection accessible to the public is an ongoing process grounded in the Center's commitment to connecting living people and cultures to the materials this collection represents. To view the Center's full shared stewardship policy, which defines our protocols for addressing collections-related inquiries and concerns, please visit https://folklife.si.edu/archives#shared-stewardship.
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records .

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Archival Materials note:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Folklore  Search this
arts and crafts  Search this
World music  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Digital images
Notes
Negatives
Video recordings
Contracts
Audiocassettes
Business records
Memorandums
Slides (photographs)
Plans (drawings)
Audiotapes
Photographic prints
Videotapes
Correspondence
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1979
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk59a8230d1-35c3-48d1-9e83-b362e383bb30
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-1979

Jeff Stroud, Spaceport America Firefighter - My Path

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-06-21T16:45:19.000Z
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_SsNBhGdlV5E

Rudy Giuliani For President / Firefighters for Rudy

Referenced:
Giuliani, Rudy  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 2.25 cm; x 7/8 in
Object Name:
button, campaign
Used:
United States: New Hampshire
Date made:
2008
Associated Date:
2008
Subject:
Elections  Search this
Republican Party  Search this
Related event:
Republican National Convention of 2008  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0017.149
Accession number:
2008.0017
Catalog number:
2008.0017.149
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-638c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1335509

Columbia Parade Hat

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
fabric, pressed felt (overall material)
multicolored (decoration (eagle) color)
eagle (decoration (eagle) motif)
brown (overall color)
green; black (underbrim color)
gold (lettering color)
yellow (decoration (banner) color)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 12 in x 13 3/8 in; 15.875 cm x 30.48 cm x 33.9725 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Anchors  Search this
Eagles  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0029
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0029
Accession number:
2005.0233
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Fire Hats
Work
Firefighting Collection
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-06c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318657
Online Media:

[Parade float of Cleopatra's Barge, September 1, 1930 : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Fire Engine Company 4 (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., [12" x 20"].)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 42
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1930-1950 -- Photographs
Date:
1930 September 1
Scope and Contents:
Scan Number: AC06183.004.0001282.tif
Group of men, women and children in Egyptian style costume on a float of Cleopatra's Barge. A woman dressed as Cleopatra stands at one end of the float. AC0618.004.0001264 is a negative of the same scene. It has the caption, "Awarded First Prize, Sept 1 '30. Dist. of Col. Fire Engine Co. #4". Ink on negative: "H". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching on faces.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American firefighters -- 1930-1940  Search this
Fire fighters  Search this
Parade floats  Search this
Costume  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Banquet camera photographs -- 1930-1940
Panoramas
Retouching -- Pencil
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.12: Banquet Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.12: Banquet Negatives / 4.12: Banquet Negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep852882269-f1ec-4593-ac15-d396f2e025e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-12-ref127

[Group of firemen in uniform outside the firehouse for Engine Company No. 4, ca. 1930 : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Fire Engine Company 4 (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 12" x 20".)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 11
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans -- 1930-1950
Washington (D.C.) -- 1930-1950 -- Photographs
Date:
circa 1930
Scope and Contents:
Scan Number: AC0618.004.0001251.tif
Group of firemen in uniform posed in a line outside a firehouse. The doors of the firehouse are open. In the left doorway is a pumper engine, in the right is the ladder and hose truck. There are five trophy cups on a table in front of the men. A poster on the wall behind shows a young child and reads, "fatherless". There is a ghost image in the center of the negative. Ink on negative: "H". No edge imprint, no Scurlock number.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American firefighters -- 1930-1940  Search this
Fire fighters  Search this
Fire stations  Search this
Fire engines  Search this
Portraits, Group -- African Americans -- 1930-1940  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Banquet camera photographs -- 1930-1940
Panoramas
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.12: Banquet Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.12: Banquet Negatives / 4.12: Banquet Negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8679fee89-73cd-4b85-8b93-06683db88334
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-12-ref65

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