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Mr. ZIP thermos

Medium:
plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 1/2 in. (8.89 cm) Height x Width: 2 9/16 x 3 1/2 in. (6.5 x 8.89 cm)
Type:
Miscellanea
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1969
Object number:
2008.2027.2
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e80283b4-14af-417d-8060-41ea0ea81c08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2027.2
Online Media:

He Can't Win With His Arm in a Sling ... (Second Prize, Newspaper Cartoonists' Contest, Safety Week, St. Louis)

Issuing body:
National Safety Council  Search this
Creator:
Sparks  Search this
National Safety Council  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/4 size; Multi-color, 56 x 41 cm)
Container:
Box 23, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: Uncle Sam with his arm in a sling and carrying a lunchbox with a factory labeled "U.S. Industry" in background
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 6414
General:
Issued by: National Safety Council

Artist(s): Sparks
Series:
No. 731
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
Health/Industrial Safety  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Industrial safety  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a545fc90-dc75-4fcb-a242-3642867832e6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref7644

Andy Granatelli Collection

Creator:
Granatelli, Andy, 1923-2013  Search this
Grancor Automotive Specialists  Search this
Hurricane Hot Rod Association  Search this
Studebaker Corporation  Search this
Donor:
Granatelli, Vincent  Search this
Names:
Indianapolis Speedway Race  Search this
Soldier Field (Chicago)  Search this
Studebaker Corporation. STP Division  Search this
Afrons, Arthur Eugene "Art", 1926-2007  Search this
Afrons, Walter Charles "Walt", 1916-2013  Search this
Agajanian, Joshua C. James , 1913-1984  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996  Search this
Andretti, Mario, 1940-  Search this
Banks, Henry, 1913-1994  Search this
Bishop, Joey  Search this
Bridges, Lloyd  Search this
Carson, Johnny, 1925-2005  Search this
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-  Search this
Chapman, Anthony Colin Bruce , 1928-1982  Search this
Clark, Jim, 1936-1968  Search this
Cole, Hal, 1912-1970  Search this
Cooper, Earl, 1886-1965  Search this
Cooper, Leroy Gordan, 1927-2004  Search this
DePaolo, Peter, 1898-1980  Search this
Derr, Ernest Virgil "Ernie" , 1921-  Search this
Egbert, Sherwood, 1920-1965  Search this
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006  Search this
Foyt, A. J., 1935-  Search this
Gable, Clark, 1901-1960  Search this
Garagiola, Joe  Search this
Grissom, Virgil I.  Search this
Guerrero, Roberto, 1958-  Search this
Hartke, Vance, 1919-2003  Search this
Hill, Graham, 1929-1975  Search this
Holland, Willard, 1907-1984  Search this
Hurtubise, Jim, 1932-1989  Search this
Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009  Search this
Kladis, Danny, 1917-2009  Search this
LaMotta, Jake  Search this
Lasorda, Tommy  Search this
Leno, Jay (comedian)  Search this
Leonard, Joe, 1932-2017  Search this
Lorenzen, Fred, 1934-  Search this
Luyendyk, Arie  Search this
Malone, Art, 1936-2013  Search this
Marcenac, Jean  Search this
Marciano, Rocky  Search this
Mays, Rex Houston, 1913-1949  Search this
McCain, John  Search this
McElreath, Jimmy, 1928-2017  Search this
Miller, Chet, 1902-1953  Search this
Murphy, Paula, 1928-  Search this
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994  Search this
Palin, Sarah, 1964-  Search this
Parsons, Johnnie, 1918-1984  Search this
Petty, Richard, 1937-  Search this
Pickens, T. Boone (Thomas Boone)  Search this
Pollard, Artle Lee, 1927-1973  Search this
Quayle, Dan, 1947-  Search this
Rathman, Royal Richard "Jim", 1928-2011  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Robbins, Marty  Search this
Russo, Paul, 1914-1976  Search this
Tremulis, Alex S.  Search this
Unser, Bobby  Search this
Weld, Greg, 1944-2008  Search this
Williams, Carl, 1930-1973  Search this
Actor:
Anderson, Eddie "Rochester", 1905-1977  Search this
DeVito, Danny  Search this
Douglas, Kirk, 1916-2020  Search this
Goulet, Robert, 1933-2007  Search this
Extent:
66 Cubic feet (108 boxes, 16 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertisements
Business records
Clippings
Correspondence
Design drawings
Drawings
Financial records
Legal records
Minutes
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Speeches
Date:
1932-2008
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents Granatelli's lifelong involvement with automobiles, from his youth through his career as an auto industry executive, and as a racing car owner, designer and promoter. The collection consists primarily of files, photographs, scrapbooks, and drawings. Some of the earliest files relate to Grancor, a company founded by Granatelli and his two brothers in 1945, which customized cars for clients. Other things contained in the files include meeting minutes, articles of association, business and financial records, legal records and profit and loss statements. Also included are papers relating to an organization he started called the Hurricane Hot Rod Association.

A large portion of the files relate to Granatelli's term as President of STP, a division of the Studebaker Corporation, from 1961-1974. These files detail the internal workings of the company during this period, and include papers relating to such things as strategic planning, sales, marketing, advertising and competitors' products. Additionally, this portion contains STP's Board of Directors' minutes, documents on policies and procedures, papers documenting advertising campaigns, comparative sales figures, sales manuals, and Granatelli's business correspondence. The largest part of the files relate to the Indianapolis 500 race. There are detailed files on the drivers and race teams he assembled for the annual race, but these files also include design drawings, specifications, test data, lap logs, performance statistics, and reports documenting the implementation of design changes. The scrapbooks in the collection contain clippings, biographical materials, and other documents relating to auto racing in America and especially the Indianapolis 500. Finally, the collection contains a large number of photographs covering all aspects of Granatelli's career.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into nine series.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1946-2006

Series 2: Granatelli Corporation, 1943-1975

Series 3: Studebaker Corporation, 1935-1991

Series 4: United States Auto Club (USAC)

Series 5: Novi Engine, 1949-1971

Series 6: Product Literature, 1949-1972

Series 7: Racing Programs, Publications, and Ephermera, 1940s-2007

Series 8: Photographs, 1932-2008

Series 9: Audiovisual Materials, 1960-2001
Biographical / Historical:
Andy Granatelli (1923-2013) was an automobile racing promoter, a race car engine designer and an automotive innovator. Two of his cars, a 1967 turbine engine race car and the 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner, are in National Museum of American History's Division of Work & Industry collection. More than any other racing figure, Granatelli bridged the realms of garage tinkerers and professional motorsports, and he stimulated public interest in auto racing on a national level. His STP Corporation became a high-profile sponsor of Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR race cars, with Granatelli appearing in ads and commercials. His larger-than-life personality and flair for the dramatic made him an American cultural phenomenon. His career is well summed up in the profile written for his 2003 induction into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

Racer, entrepreneur, engineer, promoter, business executive. This is how one begins to describe the career of Andy Granatelli. But the title Mister 500 is the one that befits him most, for it describes a lifelong dream to conquer the famous 500-mile race in Indianapolis.

It was a preposterous dream for the scrappy kid growing up in the slums of Chicago, whose mother had died when he was twelve, and two years later, at the age of fourteen, dropped out of school to help his father feed the family. Andy Granatelli began his quest for Indy 500 fame at the age of 20 in 1943, when he and his brother pooled their meager, hard-earned money and purchased a Texaco gas station on the north side of Chicago, which he called Andy's Super Service. Andy, always the promoter, needed a gimmick to set himself apart from other service stations. His gimmick? Granatelli initiated the first pit stop service station, utilizing four or five mechanics to work on a car at one time.

Customers appreciated the true super service experience and would often wait in line for this unique treatment. With this unique service and Andy's P.T. Barnum style it was no wonder that the station was prosperous, and just two years later, in 1945, he formed the Granatelli Corporation, known as Grancor Automotive Specialists. As the head of Grancor, Andy Granatelli pioneered the concept of mass merchandising performance products and power and speed equipment to a generation of Americans who were discovering the joys of hot rodding.

Andy quickly learned that if you give the customer what he needs, you can make a living; give him what he wants, and you can make a fortune! Granatelli's racing career began in 1946, when he built the first rocket-powered car to race on an oval track. That same year, he took his first car to the Indianapolis 500--a pre-war Harry Miller--designed Ford.

When Andy Granatelli wasn't burning up tracks, he was tearing up the business world. In 1958, Andy and his brother Joe purchased Paxton Products, a failing engineering firm that made superchargers. With Andy at the helm, Paxton Products became profitable in seven months. In 1961, Andy sold Paxton Products to Studebaker Corporation and stayed on as Paxton's CEO. Two years later, Studebaker management wanted Granatelli to work his magic on an under-performing division called Chemical Compounds Corporation. Chemical Compounds had only one, little known product . . . STP Oil Treatment. With virtually no advertising budget, Andy created a four-pronged approach to turn the company around: a recognizable corporate logo (the STP oval), a product (oil treatment), a product spokesman (himself) and a reason for existence (racing). The STP logo became one of the best recognized in history. STP could be found in virtually every venue of speed: on land, on the water or in the air. Andy Granatelli once said that in the 1960s, virtually every kid in America had an STP sticker on his bedroom door, his notebook or his lunchbox, and he was probably right!

Back at Indianapolis, Granatelli entered a revolutionary race car of his own design - one with a turbine engine in 1967 and 1968. Even though the car failed to finish both years due to mechanical failure, the cars demonstrated superior speed and performance. At the end of the 1968 season, the U.S. Auto Club revised engine specifications, effectively outlawing Granatelli's turbine car. Undeterred, Granatelli returned to Indy the following year with a conventional car and proceeded to win his first Indianapolis 500 with Mario Andretti at the wheel. Four years later, in 1973, Andy won his second and last Indy 500 with a car driven by Gordon Johncock. Andy Granatelli's childhood dream of conquering Indy was fulfilled, not once, but twice.

Source

Andy Granatelli Biography, Automotive Hall of Fame (last accessed January 29, 2020 https://www.automotivehalloffame.org/honoree/andy-granatelli/)
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Warshaw Collection of Business American, Series: Automobile Industry (NMAH.AC.0060)

Winton-Anderson Scrapbook Collection (NMAH.AC.0122)

Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 1: Transportation (NMAH.AC.0300)

Evan Rangeloff Collection of Punchboards and Liggett & Myers Tobacco Sales Materials (NMAH.AC.0716)

Materials at the National Museum of American History, Division of Work and Industry

The Divison holds artifacts related to STP and the STP-Paxton Turbo Car. Included are key chains, trophies, STP stickers, TuneUp Masters stickers, belt buckle, and patch. See accession 2017.3043.

STP-Paxton Turbocar, 1967. See accession 1978.0418.

Materials at the National Museum of American History, Division of Cultural and Community Life

Division holds artifacts related to Andy Grantelli's racing career such as helmets, goggles, trophies, and coveralls and vests with the STP logo. See accession 2017.0092.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Vincent J. Granatelli, 2017.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Viewing film and audio portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
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 driving  Search this
Automobile industry and trade  Search this
Automobile industry executives  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Automobiles -- Design and construction  Search this
Automobiles, Racing  Search this
Engines, automobile  Search this
Hot rods  Search this
Publications  Search this
Slides  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements -- 20th century
Business records -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Design drawings -- 20th century
Drawings
Financial records -- 20th century
Legal records -- 20th century
Minutes -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Scrapbooks
Speeches
Citation:
Andy Granatelli Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1403
See more items in:
Andy Granatelli Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b8ed345f-7459-4956-9875-900f8585af74
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1403
Online Media:

Mickey Mouse Club Lunch Box

Title:
Mickey Mouse Club Lunch Box
Collected for nmah:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Maker:
Aladdin  Search this
Physical Description:
steel; paint; plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.955 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 7 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 19.685 cm x 20.6375 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1976
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Television  Search this
ID Number:
1988.3160.54
Catalog number:
1988.3160.54
Nonaccession number:
1988.3160
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Exhibition:
Entertainment Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e7a3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1054224
Online Media:

Vacuum Bottle, "Colonel Ed McCauley, Space Explorer"

Manufacturer:
Aladdin Industries Incorporated  Search this
Artist:
Elmer Lehnhardt  Search this
Materials:
Metal, plastic, silvered glass, metallic sticker
Dimensions:
3-D: 16.5 x 8.3cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Aladdin Industries, L.L.C.
Inventory Number:
A20070087001
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:
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv947e702af-904a-4391-8208-3a8579f69a1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20070087001

Lunchbox, Lindbergh, King Collection

Materials:
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D: 15.9 x 10.2 x 7.6cm, 0.1kg (6 1/4 x 4 x 3 in., 3/16lb.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Credit Line:
Gift of the Stanley King Family.
Inventory Number:
A20040289051
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/nv90398a805-3c44-4258-9cea-950798eb57f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20040289051
Online Media:

Charles Rivers Photographs

Creator:
Rivers, Charles, 1904-1993  Search this
Names:
Chrysler Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works  Search this
Empire State Building -- Construction--1929-1930  Search this
Pathe News  Search this
Bates, Ruby  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Albums
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1920-1930
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970
Date:
1929-1963
bulk 1929-1930
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains: twenty-nine silver gelatin photoprints mounted on Fome-Core, Masonite, and cardboard, ranging in size from 5-1/2" x 9-1/4" to 10-11/16" x 13-13/16"; three 5" x 7" unmounted silver gelatin photoprints; a scrapbook which originally contained 56 silver gelatin photoprints, ranging in size from 2" x 3" to 7-1/2" x 9-1/2"; and silver gelatin film negatives (presumably acetate) for the prints. The scrapbook includes a New York Daily News clipping about Rivers: "Builds a Bridge to Students" by Anthony Burton (dated May 12, 1970 by Rivers) with a photograph showing him speaking to a crowd, Most of the photographs depict the construction of the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings--iron workers on the job and relaxing during breaks, and pictures of the buildings at various stages of completion. Other subjects are: a demonstration to prevent World War II (1935), a color photoprint of the Civil Rights March and Demonstration in Washington, D.C. (1963), and two magazine clippings from a Soviet publication, New Times, in which Rivers's prize-winning "Self Portrait" (1930) was reproduced.

Most of these prints were made by Charles Rivers many years after the creation of the original negatives, probably ca.1970s 1980s. The collection is in generally good condition, except that many of the print surfaces are scratched.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Rivers created a certain amount of confusion about his origins, whether accidentally or intentionally. Born Constantinos Kapornaros[1] (or Kostandinos Kapernaros)[2] in the small town of Vahos in Mani, an isolated area in the southern Peloponnesian region of Greece, on May 20, 1904, he emigrated to the United States as a child of five or six with his parents. His school record showed that he was enrolled in 1911 at the age of seven.[3] The family lived in Maine or New Hampshire, then Massachusetts, and later other locations in New York state. It is believed that his new name was derived from the Charles River in Boston.[4] The change may have been occasioned by a need to conceal his deep involvement in left-wing political and union activities.[5] Mr. Rivers settled in New York City in 1950 and resided there until 1993.[6] He sometimes identified his birthplace as Denver, Colorado,[7] but this may have been a fabrication or simplification, based on the fact that Greek church baptismal records were kept in Denver.[8] His sons James and Ronald believe that he never became an official American citizen. Late in life, in order to visit his birthplace, he was issued a passport, based on his school records, which stated that he was born in Denver. Rivers photographed the construction of the Chrysler Building (1929) and the Empire State Building (1930) in New York City. He was inspired to take up photography by seeing the work of the influential documentary photographer Lewis Hine, whose famous images of working children helped win passage of protective child labor laws. Rivers and Hine both photographed the Empire State Building and the men building it, yet Rivers apparently was unaware until years later that his idol had been present. Employed as an iron worker, Rivers traded his pail of tools for a Zeiss Ikon[9] camera during his lunch hour or when photographic opportunities arose. While the workers depicted in some of the photographs clearly are aware of the photographer's presence, Rivers's project presumably was conducted more or less surreptitiously. It is not known for certain if the paths of Rivers and Hine ever crossed, but his son Ron considers it unlikely: Hine photographed only the Empire State Building in connection with his "Men at Work" project,[10] not the earlier Chrysler Building, and Rivers did not work on the Empire State Building for a very long period. His self-portrait on the Empire State Building, "The Bolter-Up," may have been intended as a memento during one of his last days on that job.[11]

Rivers became unemployed in the Depression and consequently became involved in national efforts to create Social Security, unemployment insurance, and housing programs. These experiences apparently encouraged his active participation in politically leftist activities, as coverage about him in Soviet publications attests. A pacifist, in 1935 he was involved in demonstrations aimed at preventing World War II, and in the 1960s he took part in anti-Vietnam demonstrations and encouraged young people to continue such resistance.

In the 1950s Rivers worked in steel fabrication, in a chemistry lab as a technician, and briefly as a legislative aide for a New York state senator.

In 1986 Rivers submitted his 1930 self-portrait, posed on the Chrysler Building, to the International Year of Peace art contest sponsored by the New Times, published in Moscow: it was awarded a prize and diploma.

Mr. Rivers died in 1993, only two weeks after moving to Arlington, Texas to enter a nursing home near his sons' homes.

1. The page on Rivers in New York University=s Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives web site (http://laborarts.org/collections/item.cfm?itemid=82) --noted 5 June 2002), claims Rivers was born in 1905 and changed his name Ato resemble those of the Mohawk Indians working on the high steel of New York City=s skyscrapers and bridges".

2. This spelling is given in an e-mail from James Rivers to Helen Plummer, Aug. 19, 2002.

3. Ibid.

4. Telephone conversation between Ron Rivers and the author, 6 June 2002. Additional information was provided by Ron Rivers in electronic mail messages, 5 June and 12 June 2002.

5. James Rivers, op. cit.

6. Telephone conversation with Ron Rivers, 6 June 2002.

7. In a biographical statement for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art (copy supplied by Helen Plummer), Charles Rivers called Denver his birthplace. The George Eastman House photographer database also included this apparently erroneous information, probably derived from the Amon Carter statement (telephone conversation with Helen Plummer, 3 June 2002).

8. Ron Rivers, telephone conversation, 6 June 2002.

9. Identified by Charles Rivers as the camera used in the skyscraper photographs: interview by Carol Sewell, "Photographer looked at U.S. from high view," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Dec. 27, 1986. Rivers also used a Rolleiflex, according to Ron Rivers (see note above), but the folding Zeiss Ikon camera would have been a more convenient addition to a lunchbox than the bulkier Rolleiflex. The collection negatives are not in the Rolleiflex square format, moreover.

10. See Judith Mara Gutman, Lewis W. Hine and the American social conscience. New York: Walker, 1967.

11. Ron Rivers, telephone conversation, 6 June 2002.
Related Materials:
Materials at the Smithsonian Institution

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Included Rivers's self-portrait, "The Bolter Up," in its summer 2002 exhibition, "Metropolis in the Machine Age," in the form of a new print made from a digital copy of the Archives Center's original negative. The author discussed the new print from the Rivers negative and other photographs in this exhibition in an invited gallery lecture, "The Skyscraper Photographs of Lewis Hine and Charles Rivers," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, June 6, 2002.

Materials at Other Organizations

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

See Barbara McCandless and John Rohrbach, Singular moments: photographs from the Amon Carter Museum, with select entries by Helen Plummer. Reproduction of a Rivers photograph, with description and analysis, p. 30. Additional information has been generously supplied by Ms. Plummer, curatorial associate, and Barbara McCandless, curator of photography, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth Texas.

Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University

Museum of the City of New York

Some of his photographs were included in the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art exhibition, "Looking at America: Documentary Photographs of the 1930s and 1940s," December 1986.
Provenance:
The collection is a gift from Mr. Charles Rivers, 1989.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Archives Center claims copyright. Rights were conveyed to the Archives Center through a Deed of Gift signed by the donor.
Topic:
Self-portraits, American  Search this
Iron and steel workers -- 1920-1930 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Construction workers -- 1900-1950 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Structural steel workers -- 1920-1930 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Civil rights demonstrations -- 1960-1970  Search this
Skyscrapers -- 1920-1930 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Peace movements -- 1960-1970  Search this
Peace movements -- 1930-1940  Search this
Scottsoro boys case  Search this
Fires  Search this
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Albums
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1970-1990
Citation:
Charles Rivers Photographs, 1929-1963, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0360
See more items in:
Charles Rivers Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82c2fc0d6-34f9-422b-b6e3-c1d1072e975f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0360
Online Media:

Taking America to Lunch

Publisher:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center  Search this
Language:
English
Object type:
Lesson Plan
Topic:
American History  Search this
Cultural Anthropology  Search this
Technology - Engineering  Search this
Commercialization  Search this
Mass-marketing  Search this
Consumer  Search this
School  Search this
Children  Search this
Pop culture  Search this
Typical age range 5-8  Search this
Typical age range 8-10  Search this
Typical age range 10-12  Search this
Typical age range 12-14  Search this
Typical age range 14-16  Search this
Typical age range 16-18  Search this
Educational alignment:
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1b
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.3c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.5
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c
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Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, graphite stick, red color pencil on newsprint
Dimensions:
30.5 x 45.4 cm (12 x 17 7/8 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1576
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq42de1a723-cb4d-4817-9234-b53b7d5f627a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1576

Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, graphite stick on newsprint
Dimensions:
31 x 45.9 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/16 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1577
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46f05670d-b5a9-4395-80df-6bbe2e179098
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1577

Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, graphite stick on newsprint
Dimensions:
31 x 45.9 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/16 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1578
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq447cd3fcb-cbd2-477e-950f-946ff9b6e88e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1578

Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Graphite stick, black marker on newsprint
Dimensions:
30.5 x 45.7 cm (12 x 18 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1579
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a17bcffe-5df9-4e7a-891b-06dd6404610d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1579
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from American Thermos Bottle Co.]

Company Name:
American Thermos Bottle Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Thermos products : thermos bottles, vacuum bottle products, food jars, carafes, lip jugs, service sets, coffee pots, trays, lunchboxes, picnic kits, motor kits, carrying cases, vacuum fillers, corks, nested cups, ice containers, shakers, tankard sets, dinner services, coffee servers. Flask ; thermocups ; lunch kit ; cases (leather, wicker, willow) ; automobile cases ; motor restaurants ; luncheon baskets ... this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Topic:
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Restaurants  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_35100
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_35100

Pack a Lunch for Super Bowl 50

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:30:16 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Insider
Data Source:
Smithsonian Insider
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_895de30c78bee1739a9bd2968ab2b860

Workman's Domed Lunch Box

Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 cm x 19 cm x 22 cm; 10 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 8 11/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1950s
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of D. Sean and Robin S. Brickell
ID Number:
2001.3087.09
Nonaccession number:
2001.3087
Catalog number:
2001.3087.09
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-812e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_993388
Online Media:

lunch box

Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in x 5 cm; 19.05 cm x 18.415 cm x 1 31/32 in
Object Name:
Lunch Box
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of C. Malcolm Watkins
ID Number:
CL.69.147
Catalog number:
69.147
Accession number:
284895
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Community Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-558a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676713

Red Metal Lunch Box

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 14 cm x 15.2 cm x 9.9 cm; 5 1/2 in x 5 31/32 in x 3 29/32 in
overall, minimum (shipping, storage, or collapsed): 7.8 cm x 15.2 cm x 9.9 cm; 3 1/16 in x 5 31/32 in x 3 29/32 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1920-1950
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Richard Lodish American School Collection
ID Number:
2014.0244.192
Accession number:
2014.0244
Catalog number:
2014.0244.192
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Education
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-68a2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1726358
Online Media:

Marion Warren's Blue Metal Lunch Box

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 13.9 cm x 15.4 cm x 9.7 cm; 5 15/32 in x 6 1/16 in x 3 13/16 in
overall, minimum (shipping, storage, or collapsed): 8.5 cm x 15.4 cm x 9.7 cm; 3 11/32 in x 6 1/16 in x 3 13/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Richard Lodish American School Collection
ID Number:
2014.0244.193
Accession number:
2014.0244
Catalog number:
2014.0244.193
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Education
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-f6c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1726359
Online Media:

Clifford Plastic Lunch Box

Maker:
Scholastic Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
paper (tag material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 9 in x 4 in; 19.05 cm x 22.86 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
Place made:
China
Date made:
ca 2005
Subject:
Education  Search this
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norma E. H. Bridwell
ID Number:
2016.0241.28
Accession number:
2016.0241
Catalog number:
2016.0241.28
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Education
Lunch Boxes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-c26d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1815254
Online Media:

Green plaid lunch box with picnic basket handles

Object Name:
lunch box
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
ID Number:
CL.293320.2555
Accession number:
293320
Catalog number:
293320.2555
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a93a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1827662

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