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Jane and Michael Stern Collection

Creator:
Stern, Michael, 1946-  Search this
Stern, Jane  Search this
Extent:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Trade literature
Articles
Notes
Menus
Cookbooks
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides (photographs)
Writings
Business records
Postcards
Date:
1890-2008
Summary:
Collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily consists of the raw materials amassed by Jane and Michael Stern as they traveled the United States, researching for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining. These materials include writings and notes from their various stops while traveling; photographs and slides of places they visited; vintage postcards collected in their travels; paper ephemera such as take-out menus, placemats, etc.; large quantities of trade literature such as product cookbooks (some dating back to the 1920s), food packaging and brochures on food related subjects, under headings such as "Meat, Fish, Game", "Parties, Etiquette, How-To", "Baking" and numerous others; trade literature on other material culture subjects the Sterns wrote books about with headings which include Rodeo, Cowboys, Indians" and many others; correspondence; business records, articles, and clippings. The collection is arranged into five series: Series 1, Research Documentation and Writings, 1975-2015, undated; Series 2, Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated; Series 3, Photographic Materials, 1947-2008, undated; Series 4, Subject Files, 1910-1995; and Series 5, Vintage Postcards, undated.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into five series:

Series 1, Research Documentation and Writings, 1975-2015, undated

Series 2, Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated

Series 3, Photographic Materials, 1947-2008, undated

Subseries 3.1, Photographs, 1947-2002, undated

Subseries 3.2, Slides and Transparencies, 1965-2008, undated

Series 4, Subject Files, 1910-1995

Series 5, Vintage Postcards, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Jane Grossman Stern (1946-) and Michael Stern (1946-) are American writers best known for their popular series of books titled Roadfood. These publications provided recommendations of restaurants, truck stops, diners, delis, bakeries, and other food-related establishments in the United States who served classic American regional specialties. The Sterns are also authors of books about American material culture subjects including truckers, cowboys, kitsch, and dog shows. They have been guests on public radio, contributors to magazine columns, and have won numerous awards for their work.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Jane and Michael Stern, 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:
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Diners -- United States  Search this
Bakeries -- United States  Search this
Restaurants -- United States  Search this
Truck stops -- United States  Search this
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Roads -- United States  Search this
Delicatessens -- United States  Search this
Dining  Search this
Dog shows -- United States  Search this
Truck drivers -- United States  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Food -- United States  Search this
Local foods -- United States  Search this
Kitsch -- United States  Search this
Material culture -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 21st century
Trade literature
Articles -- 21st century
Notes -- 20th century
Menus -- 20th century
Cookbooks -- 21st century
Brochures -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 21st century
Brochures -- 21st century
Cookbooks -- 20th century
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century
Writings
Business records -- 20th century
Articles -- 20th century
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States
Correspondence -- 20th century
Menus -- 21st century
Citation:
Jane and Michael Stern Collection, circa 1920-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1392
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Jane and Michael Stern Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89b79d74d-7499-469b-8dad-ee18dd9a59e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1392
Online Media:

Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
Online Media:

Come & get it! McDonaldization and the disappearance of local food from a central Illinois community Robert Dirks

Title:
Come and get it!
McDonaldization and the disappearance of local food from a central Illinois community
Author:
Dirks, Robert 1942-  Search this
Author:
McLean County Historical Society (McLean County, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 351 pages illustrations, map 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Illinois
McLean County (Ill.)
McLean County
Date:
2011
Topic:
Food--History  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Feeding Behavior  Search this
Aliments--Histoire  Search this
Habitudes alimentaires  Search this
Food  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1147856

Everybody eats communication and the paths to food justice Marianne LeGreco and Niesha Douglas

Author:
LeGreco, Marianne  Search this
Douglas, Niesha Charisse  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
North Carolina
Greensboro
Caroline du Nord
Date:
2021
Topic:
Food supply--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Food security--Social aspects  Search this
Communication--Social aspects  Search this
Sécurité alimentaire--Aspect social  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157005

Retail inequality reframing the food desert debate Kenneth H. Kolb

Author:
Kolb, Kenneth H. 1975-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
South Carolina
Greenville
Caroline du Sud
Date:
2022
Topic:
Food security--Social aspects  Search this
Grocery trade  Search this
Food consumption  Search this
Equality--Social aspects  Search this
Sécurité alimentaire--Aspect social  Search this
Aliments--Consommation  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157087

Farmers Market (poster)

Maker:
Goines, David Lance  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 61 cm x 41.7 cm; 24 1/32 in x 16 13/32 in
Object Name:
print
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: California, Berkeley
Date made:
1991
ID Number:
2012.0089.01
Accession number:
2012.0089
Catalog number:
2012.0089.01
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Food
Communications
Art
Exhibition:
Food: Transforming the American Table
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-836b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1425731

BWIA Puts You In The Caribbean Picture

Sponsor:
British West Indian Airways Ltd. (BWIA)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 71.1 × 55.9cm (2 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft. 10 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Trinidad and Tobago
Date:
circa 1970
Inventory Number:
A19960334000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91881fa52-7b3c-4446-bfb1-c5f060ffbb20
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960334000
Online Media:

BWIA Puts You In The Caribbean Picture

Sponsor:
British West Indian Airways Ltd. (BWIA)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 71.1 × 55.9cm (2 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft. 10 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Trinidad and Tobago
Date:
circa 1970
Inventory Number:
A19960334001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ae2263be-92d1-45a9-9712-29863d3ccd38
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960334001
Online Media:

BWIA Puts You In the Caribbean Picture

Sponsor:
British West Indian Airways Ltd. (BWIA)  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 71.1 × 55.9cm (2 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft. 10 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Trinidad and Tobago
Date:
circa 1970
Inventory Number:
A19960334002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9327de357-3c7e-4fb7-83bf-5cf8f20d77bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960334002
Online Media:

300 years and counting: A new look at New Orleans and “Creole cuisine”

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 20:18:02 +0000
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more posts:
Blog Feed
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f28d626c8a2704e042b96822265663d7

After 50 Years of Song, Dance, Food, Even Hog Calling, Is It Still Worthwhile?

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:36:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d930eb9f7f37e6e4893015b41cfc4223

Latin@s' presence in the food industry : changing how we think about food / edited by Meredith E. Abarca and Consuelo Carr Salas

Title:
Latinas' presence in the food industry
Editor:
Abarca, Meredith E. 1967-  Search this
Salas, Consuelo Carr  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Topic:
Ethnic food industry  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Food  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Food--Symbolic aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058810

Behind the Scenes: Planting Peruvian Seeds in D.C. Schools

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_df1ed1c93b2afb63745c8cad4f41014d

Everything I want to do is illegal / by Joel Salatin

Title:
war stories from the local food front
Author:
Salatin, Joel  Search this
Subject:
Salatin, Joel  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 358 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
Topic:
Organic farming--Safety regulations  Search this
Food adulteration and inspection  Search this
Natural foods--Law and legislation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1054919

Travel - South America, Documents (see also oversized, Box 163)

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
May-June 1952
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:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.11: Directorate of Operations, Air Staff, Pentagon (Washington, DC), Chief of Fighter Branch
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25bd764e5-4a31-429c-8c27-3299df9fd1d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1869
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The sizzling history of Miami cuisine : cortaditos, stone crabs and empanadas / Mandy Baca

Author:
Baca, Mandy  Search this
Physical description:
158 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Cookbooks
History
Place:
Florida
Miami
Miami (Fla.)
Date:
2013
Topic:
Cooking--History  Search this
Cooking, American  Search this
Cooking, Latin American  Search this
Cultural fusion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1022386

The life of cheese : crafting food and value in America / Heather Paxson

Author:
Paxson, Heather 1968-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
C2013
Topic:
Cheesemaking  Search this
Cheese industry  Search this
Cheese--Social aspects  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Local foods  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1009625

Oil and honey : the education of an unlikely activist / Bill McKibben

Author:
McKibben, Bill  Search this
Subject:
McKibben, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
255 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
Topic:
Environmentalism  Search this
Climatic changes--Environmental aspects  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade--Environmental aspects  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade--Political aspects  Search this
Environmentalists  Search this
Beekeepers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020849

Turn here sweet corn : organic farming works / Atina Diffley

Title:
Organic farming works
Author:
Diffley, Atina  Search this
Subject:
Diffley, Atina  Search this
Physical description:
335 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Anecdotes
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
C2012
Topic:
Women farmers  Search this
Organic farming  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003599

Local foods meet global foodways : tasting history / edited by Benjamin N. Lawrance and Carolyn de la Peña

Editor:
Lawrance, Benjamin N (Benjamin Nicholas)  Search this
Peña, Carolyn Thomas de la  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 217 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2012
Topic:
Gastronomy  Search this
Food  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Food supply  Search this
Nutrition  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1009916

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