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Crown Central Petroleum Advertising Collection

Creator:
Crown Central Petroleum Corporation  Search this
Names:
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969  Search this
Author:
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Design drawings
Advertisements
Letters (correspondence)
Point-of-purchase displays
Date:
1949 - 1996
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes advertising materials for Crown Central's credit card and credit check programs, for gifts (cameras, kitchenware) offered by its service station to repeat customers; a set of posters and a design drawing for them, exhorting drivers to drive safely, featuring images of governors of states, President Dwight Eisenhower, FBI Director J.Edgar Hoover, and others; and a 1955 letter to Eisenhower requesting that he appear on one of the posters.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The oil company Crown Central Petroleum developed its Governor's Highway Safety Program in the late 1940s.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Crown Central Petroleum. 2016
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Marketing -- 1950-2000  Search this
Service stations  Search this
Advertising history -- 1950-2000  Search this
Gasoline  Search this
Credit cards  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Marketing  Search this
advertising  Search this
Credit  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 1950-2000
Design drawings -- 1950-2000
Advertisements -- 1950-2000
Letters (correspondence) -- 1950-2000
Point-of-purchase displays -- 1950-2000
Citation:
Crown Central Petroleum Advertising Collection, ca.1949-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1398
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1398

Percival Bryan Autograph Albums

Creator:
Bryan, Percival  Search this
Names:
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
Bryan, Percival  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Autograph albums
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1941 to 1993
Scope and Contents:
This description is for Series 3 of the Percival Bryan collection.
The collection contains 298 autograph albums. Mr. Bryan collection started in 1941 with book 1. At this time he obtained the autographs of Attorney General Homer S. Cummings and several other members of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's cabinet. From that point Byran collected over 160,000 autographs from average people and celebrities alike. Within the pages of these books are general greetings, expository, poems, sketches, and even a few watercolors.
Local number:
ACMA 06-001.2
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Collectors  Search this
Jamaican Americans  Search this
Signatures  Search this
Politicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Autograph albums
Collection Citation:
Percival Bryan collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rose Dyke.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-001, Series 3
See more items in:
Percival Bryan collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-001-ref602

The Union Station massacre : the original sin of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI / Robert Unger

Author:
Unger, Robert  Search this
Subject:
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar) 1895-1972  Search this
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation History  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Missouri
Kansas City
Kansas City (Mo.)
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Murder--Case studies  Search this
Police murders--Case studies  Search this
Organized crime--History  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
HV6534.K2 U54 1997X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526154

The last crusade : Martin Luther King, Jr., the FBI, and the Poor People's Campaign / Gerald D. McKnight

Author:
McKnight, Gerald  Search this
Subject:
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968  Search this
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar) 1895-1972  Search this
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation  Search this
Physical description:
v, 192 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
20th century
Topic:
Poor People's Campaign  Search this
Internal security--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545633

Hoover's FBI : the inside story by Hoover's trusted lieutenant / Cartha "Deke" DeLoach

Author:
DeLoach, Cartha 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar) 1895-1972  Search this
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation  Search this
Physical description:
440 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
C1995
Call number:
CT275.H7893 D45 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599888

J. Edgar Hoover : the man and the secrets / by Curt Gentry

Author:
Gentry, Curt 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar) 1895-1972  Search this
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation History  Search this
Physical description:
846 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
C1991
Call number:
CT275.H7893 G3 1991
CT275.H7893G3 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_419325

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