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Ayer's 20th Century Almanac

Maker:
Dr. J. C. Ayer and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 22.5 cm; 13 25/32 in x 8 27/32 in
Object Name:
advertisement, otc preparation
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
Date made:
1990
ID Number:
1988.3152.118
Catalog number:
1988.3152.118
Nonaccession number:
1988.3152
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5d78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802366
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Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, 20th Century

Physical Description:
whale tooth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
scrimshaw
scrimshaw tooth
scrimshaw tooth, whale
Object Type:
scrimshaws
Other Terms:
scrimshaw; Maritime
Date made:
20th century
Credit Line:
From the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Gould
ID Number:
1978.0052.15
Accession number:
1978.0052
Catalog number:
1978.52.15
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Scrimshaw
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7e7f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_844347
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Eastern Massachusetts State Railway Company Token

Referenced:
Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway  Search this
Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
Object Name:
token
ID Number:
1981.0296.1367
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1367
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0940-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1382365
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Massachusetts, 1 Dollar, 1807 (Counterfeit)

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.1 cm x 14.9 cm x .01 cm; 2 13/32 in x 5 7/8 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1807
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
NU.NU81995
Accession number:
254711
Catalog number:
NU81995
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-fc18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456175

Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th-20th Centuries

Physical Description:
scrimshaw (overall production method/technique)
whale tooth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
scrimshaw
scrimshaw tooth, whale
Date made:
19th-20th century
Credit Line:
From the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Gould
ID Number:
1978.0052.24
Accession number:
1978.0052
Catalog number:
1978.0052.24
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Scrimshaw
Transportation
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0550-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309372
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Hand Pumper Model, "Barnicoat Company No. 4," Boston, Massachusetts

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 13 in x 4 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 33.02 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
hand pumper
model, hand pumper
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0588
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0588
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b582-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343219
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Woman Suffrage Fan

Associated institution:
Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association  Search this
Associated person:
Park, Alice  Search this
Physical Description:
yellow (overall color)
paper (overall material)
paper (map material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 7 in x 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 17.78 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
fan
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts
Subject:
Women's Suffrage  Search this
Women's Rights  Search this
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
PL.242991.242
Catalog number:
242991.242
Accession number:
242991
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Political and Military History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Woman Suffrage
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7f1f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_516788
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Tupperware

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 4 1/8 in; 5.08 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
bowl
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
mid 20th century
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.016
Catalog number:
1992.0605.016
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-13e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170452

Tupperware

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
bowl
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
mid 20th century
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.050
Catalog number:
1992.0605.050
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-36c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170557

Harmonica Frank Floyd

Depicted (sitter):
Floyd, Frank  Search this
Maker:
Horenstein, Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
photograph
gelatin silver print
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Negative:
1973
Print:
2003
Subject:
Musicians  Search this
Men  Search this
Credit Line:
Horenstein, Henry
ID Number:
2003.0169.006
Accession number:
2003.0169
Catalog number:
2003.0169.006
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Photography
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-7a7a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203616

Weeden Toy Engine with Sawmill

Measurements:
boiler-from catalog card: 10 in; 25.4 cm
base-from catalog card: 16 1/2 in x 10 in; x 41.91 cm x 25.4 cm
overall: 11 3/4 in x 16 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in; 29.845 cm x 41.91 cm x 24.765 cm
overall: 7 1/2 in x 14 in x 6 in; 19.05 cm x 35.56 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
toy, steam engine and boiler
steam engine and boiler, sawmill, toy
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
early 20th century
Related Publication:
Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
ID Number:
MC.329062
Catalog number:
329062
Accession number:
278175
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Family & Social Life
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8f66-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847042
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chair

User:
Child, Julia  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 76 cm x 63 cm x 39 cm; 29 15/16 in x 24 13/16 in x 15 3/8 in
Object Name:
Chair
chair
Place made:
Norway
Used:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
20th century
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
kitchen  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Julia Child
ID Number:
2001.0253.0037
Accession number:
2001.0253
Catalog number:
2001.0253.0037
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Cultural and Community Life: Occupations
Julia Child's Kitchen
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1003-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892343

Gold Dust Scouring Cleanser

Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 3 in x 3 in; 12.3825 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Can, Scouring Powder
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Blacks  Search this
African American  Search this
ID Number:
CL.280280.05
Accession number:
280280
Catalog number:
280280.05
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f1cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_659682

spoon

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
spoon, souvenir: 13.6 cm x 2.9 cm; 5 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in
overall: 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 13.6525 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Greenfield
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Roger Pryor Templin
ID Number:
DL.59.0747
Catalog number:
59.0747
Accession number:
219034
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0d2f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_322592
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pattern, sole

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 1/16 in x 8 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; .15875 cm x 21.59 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
pattern, sole
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.251349.0162
Catalog number:
251349.0162
Accession number:
251349
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-20b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309499
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pattern, sole

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 1/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; .15875 cm x 22.225 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
pattern, sole
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.251349.0161
Catalog number:
251349.0161
Accession number:
251349
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-20b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309500
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Tupperware

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
bowl
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
mid 20th century
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.015
Catalog number:
1992.0605.015
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-13e8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170451

Tupperware

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in; 5.715 cm x 11.7475 cm
Object Name:
bowl
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
mid 20th century
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.017
Catalog number:
1992.0605.017
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-13eb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170454

Tupperware

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 16 cm x 32.8 cm; 6 5/16 in x 12 15/16 in
overall: 6 3/8 in x 12 3/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 32.385 cm
Object Name:
container
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
mid 20th century
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.038
Catalog number:
1992.0605.038
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2119-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170541
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Tupperware

Maker:
Tupperware  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 6 7/8 in; 8.255 cm x 17.4625 cm
Object Name:
bowl
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Grafton, Farnumsville
Date made:
mid 20th century
Credit Line:
Glenn O. Tupper
ID Number:
1992.0605.051
Catalog number:
1992.0605.051
Accession number:
1992.0605
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-36c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1170558

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