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Dale-Patterson Family collection

Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
Polk, P. H., 1898-1985  Search this
Names:
Barry, Marion, 1936-2014  Search this
Dale, Almore M., 1911-1984  Search this
Dale, Dianne  Search this
Dale, John Henry, Jr., 1888-1973  Search this
Dale, Lucille Emma Patterson, 1889-1973  Search this
Dale, Marie Howard, 1914-2011  Search this
Dale, Norman Edward, 1908-1991  Search this
Garner, Araminta Dale, 1913-1987  Search this
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988  Search this
Patterson, Wilhelmina Bessie, 1888-1962  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1866 - 1990.
Summary:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 2010 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892.
Scope and Contents note:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 1990 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892. The collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family papers Series 2: Charles Qualls papers Series 3: Community Organizations Series 4: Subject Files
Biographical/Historical note:
The Dale family came to Washington, DC in 1886 when John Henry Dale, Sr., a gifted self-taught man, obtained a position as clerk in the newly contracted Pension Bureau building at 5th and G Streets, NW. First they lived near 13th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, then moved to Howard Road in Anacostia. Dale built a house at 2619 Nichols Avenue, now Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, drawing the plans and supervising the construction. The Dales and only one other family lived in this solidly built house for 100 years before it was sold to a church group and demolished.
General Note:
Finding Aid Note: This finding aid is associated with a MARC collection-level record.361883
Provenance:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on April 07, 2013.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American families  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-074
See more items in:
Dale-Patterson Family collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7c29572e9-2bd6-4b2a-8982-b527693b7885
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-074
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The Shamisen in Japanese Art and Music

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-06-17T23:52:51.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
See more by:
FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hzTh6ydYSOI

The Brave Wife [George B. McClellan and Family]

Artist:
Currier & Ives Lithography Company, active 1857 - 1907  Search this
Sitter:
George Brinton McClellan, 3 Dec 1826 - 29 Oct 1885  Search this
Mary Ellen Marcy McClellan, 06 May 1835 - 13 Feb 1915  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
11.3 x 14.8cm (4 7/16 x 5 13/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Interior\Domestic  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Artwork\Painting\Battle  Search this
Mary Ellen Marcy McClellan: Female  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Male  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
Object number:
DC990179
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b89b7283-cc67-4ca3-9cdc-9be645e64894
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC990179

George Corley Wallace

Artist:
Jerome Liebling, 24 Apr 1924 - 27 Jul 2011  Search this
Sitter:
George Corley Wallace, 25 Aug 1919 - 13 Sep 1998  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39.5 x 49.5 cm (15 9/16 x 19 1/2")
Sheet: 40.6 x 50.5 cm (16 x 19 7/8")
Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1968
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
George Corley Wallace: Male  Search this
George Corley Wallace: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
George Corley Wallace: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
George Corley Wallace: Law and Law Enforcement\Crime victim  Search this
George Corley Wallace: Politics and Government\Governor\Alabama  Search this
George Corley Wallace: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Alabama  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.92.59
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Jerome Liebling
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4534f1c27-afe2-42e5-a81b-f02ff031a9a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.92.59

Risë Stevens

Artist:
W. Eugene Smith, 30 Dec 1918 - 15 Oct 1978  Search this
Sitter:
Risë Stevens, 11 Jun 1913 - 20 Mar 2013  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 26.6cm x 33.8 cm (10 1/2" x 13 5/16")
Sheet: 50.8cm x 40.5 cm (20" x 15 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1951
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Interior\Studio\Recording  Search this
Risë Stevens: Female  Search this
Risë Stevens: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Risë Stevens: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
Risë Stevens: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\President  Search this
Risë Stevens: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Mezzo-soprano  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Daniel and Noémi Mattis
Object number:
NPG.96.186
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© The Heirs of W. Eugene Smith
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4181c6c8d-0b00-4776-888d-2bcc47d754da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.186

Leopold Kahn

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Leopold Kahn, ? - c. 1918  Search this
Medium:
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 × 6.1 × 0.3 cm (3 9/16 × 2 3/8 × 1/8")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Date:
c. 1860-70
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artist's Effects  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Chain  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Conductor's baton  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Home Furnishings\Tablecloth  Search this
Leopold Kahn: Male  Search this
Leopold Kahn: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M1927
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b706522b-2d31-475f-bb26-c72632d898a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M1927

Leopold Kahn

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Leopold Kahn, ? - c. 1918  Search this
Medium:
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Plate: 8.9 × 6.2 × 0.3 cm (3 1/2 × 2 7/16 × 1/8")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Date:
c. 1860-70
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artist's Effects  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Chain  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Conductor's baton  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Home Furnishings\Tablecloth  Search this
Leopold Kahn: Male  Search this
Leopold Kahn: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M2193
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46f2dff72-ff7e-40e0-b022-159b5cc356a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M2193

Drummers, Ilishan- Remo, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1988-07
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Drummers"
General:
Slide No. R5-32
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1653
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Egbe Society, drum-making, and home of Ife-Olu Solaru in Ilishan / Drummers and shekere players in Ilishan
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76cfcf94c-eadf-4946-8ffc-d42fef08c335
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3295

Shekere player, Ilishan- Remo, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1988-07
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Shekere player"
General:
Slide No. R5-36
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1657
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Egbe Society, drum-making, and home of Ife-Olu Solaru in Ilishan / Drummers and shekere players in Ilishan
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ae5025cd-4e3f-4e36-80ef-0580bc466403
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3299

First day of Balufon. Boys practicing on Balufon drums, Ikenne, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1973-09-27
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "First day of Balufon. Boys practicing on Balufon drums prior to 4 PM. They are the first to arrive on the scene. Thursday"
General:
Slide No. SL3-11
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1210
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Field Slides in Ikenne, Akio / Balufon Gathering
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo73cbdab5b-15dd-4c39-b818-c7eddad345c2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2830

Man playing Balufon drum at First day of Balufon, Ikenne, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1973-09-27
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Man playing Balufon drum at First day of Balufon. Thursday 4 PM"
General:
Slide No. SL4-15
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1214
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Field Slides in Ikenne, Akio / Balufon Gathering
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71d2fe0aa-5a39-45f8-a8df-031f3595d467
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2834

Four drums, Sheldon, South Carolina, United States of America

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1990-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Four drums. Yancey"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1777
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Souvenir replicas
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo790c8e77f-776b-44b0-b411-7f070f965e0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3424

[Trade catalogs from Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Passaic, NJ  Search this
Company Name:
Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
DuMont ; Instrument and Cathode-ray Tube Division ; Du Mont Laboratories ; Divisions of Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp. ; Du Mont Technical Sales Dept. ; Telecasting Equipment Dept.  Search this
Notes content:
Cathode-ray oscillography ; cathode-ray tubes ; precision electronics and television ; color television ; radar, guided missiles, computers, amplifiers, navigational aids, sonar systems and components, transducers, electron tubes, etc. ; "fine furniture" television and high fidelity instruments ; film reproduction equipment ; "Oscillographer" ; "Raster" publications ; "Resonoscope" to determine the correct pitch of musical instruments or voice ; television service manual for "Models 180, 181, 182, 183" ; operating instructions for oscillographs ; service and maintenance manuals for oscillographs ; "Ultra High Frequency channels" ; National Television Allocation Plan vol. 4 ; "Comparison of F.C.C and Du Mont Allocation Plans" ; "Duoscopic" television receiver ; "Practical Guide for Cathode-Ray Design" ; direct view storage tube
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
388 pieces; 9 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Television  Search this
Topic:
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Television -- Receivers and reception  Search this
Television supplies industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13718
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13718

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Universal Network Television, American, founded 1950  Search this
Alex Haley, American, 1921 - 1992  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
Columbia Records, American, founded 1888  Search this
Brown & Williamson, American, born 1894  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1923  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
President Jimmy Carter, American, born 1924  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Urban League Guild, American, founded 1946  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc., founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 5/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a191f832-64ab-4d62-81fe-a2bc53493bea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.11

Wurlitzer Company Records

Creator:
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Names:
All-American Mohawk Company  Search this
Apollo Piano Company  Search this
Beach-Carlisle Violin Company  Search this
Caldwell Piano Company  Search this
Central Discount Company  Search this
Dayton Photo Products Company  Search this
DeKalb Piano Company  Search this
Dekleist Musical Instruments Company  Search this
Deutsch Wurlitzer  Search this
Eagle Radio Company  Search this
Everett Piano Company  Search this
Fox Theatres Corporation  Search this
Lyric Piano Company  Search this
Milner Music Company  Search this
Morsatti, Inc.  Search this
North Tonawanda Barrel Organ Company  Search this
Robert L. Loud Music Company  Search this
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Southern Ohio Radio Corporation  Search this
Western Industries Corporation  Search this
Wunderlich Piano Company  Search this
Wurlbild Corporation  Search this
Wurlitzer Acceptance Corporation  Search this
Wurlitzer Company  Search this
Wurlitzer Company of California  Search this
Wurlitzer Grand Piano Company  Search this
Youngstown Music Company  Search this
Rolfing, R.C.  Search this
Wurlitzer, Farny  Search this
Wurlitzer, Rembert  Search this
Wurlitzer, Rudolph  Search this
Extent:
56 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Minute books
Account books
Financial records
Stock records
Reports
Advertisements
Sales records
Audits
Cashbooks
Ledgers (account books)
Annual reports
Photographs
Journals (accounts)
Price lists
Trade catalogs
Publications
Employee records
Marketing records
Commercial catalogs
Place:
DeKalb (Ill.)
North Tonawanda (N.Y.)
Corinth (Miss.)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Date:
1860-1984
Summary:
The collection documents the history and development of the Wurlitzer Company and consists of company publications, business records, employee files, manufacturing records, sales and marketing records, product information, publicity, advertising, photographs, audiovisual materials, and organ installation drawings.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the history and the development of the Wurlitzer Company. Materials include company publications, business records, employee files, manufacturing records, sales and marketing records, product information, publicity, advertising, photographs, audiovisual materials, and organ installation drawings. The material in the collection spans from 1856-1986, although information prior to 1899 is sparse.
Arrangement:
The Collection is arranged into fourteen series.

Series 1: Wurlitzer Company Histories, Company Events, and General Business Materials, circa 1880-1987; undated

Series 2: Publications, 1910-1989; undated

Series 3: Advertising and Promotional Materials, 1911-1978

Series 4: Product Information, 1860-1984; undated

Series 5: Photographs of Wurlitzer Manufacturing Plants, Employees, Stores, and Dealerships, 1869-1970; undated

Series 6: Photographs of Wurlitzer Products and Product Sales Promotions, 1900-1978; undated

Series 7, Photographs Used in Wurlitzer Advertising and Public Relations, 1904-1970; undated

Series 8: Wurlitzer Employee Records and Related Materials, 1909-1961; undated

Series 9: Production and Shipping Records, 1905-1987

Series 10: Shipping and Sales Records for Wurlitzer Dealerships, Wurlitzer Retail Stores, and Rembert Wurlitzer, Incorporated, 1917-1952

Series 11, Records of Stock Certificates, Meeting Minutes, and Related Financial and Legal Documents, 1907-1972

Series 12, Rudolph Wurlitzer Company Financial Records, 1893-1986

Series 13, Maps and Charts, 1931-1976

Series 14, Organ Installation Drawings, 1920-1931; undated
Historical Note:
The Wurlitzer Company began in 1856 when Rudolph Wurlitzer, a Cincinnati bank clerk, sold seven hundred dollars worth of musical instruments he had bought from family and friends in Germany. The busi¬ness was incorporated in Ohio in 1890 under the name the Ru¬dolph Wurlitzer Company." For the first fifty years, Wurlitzer was primarily a retail instrument business operating out of its Cincinnati Store headquarters. Although fire destroyed the com¬pany's headquarters in 1904, a new building was completed in time to celebrate Wurlitzer's fiftieth anniversary in 1906.

In 1908, the Wurlitzer Company bought the DeKleist Musical In¬strument Manufacturing Company in North Tonawanda, New York. The Rudolph Wurlitzer Manufacturing Company continued produc¬tion of automatic musical instruments including player pianos, military bands and pianorchestras. In 1910, the Wurlitzer Company bought the Hope-Jones Organ Company and began to manufacture unit-or¬chestra pipe organs at their North Tonawanda plant. These were pipe organs equipped with bells, gongs, horns and sirens. They became known as Mighty Wurlitzers and provided the musical back¬ground in silent movie houses all over the world and were also built for churches and private homes. In 1919, Wurlitzer bought the Melville-Clark Piano Company of DeKalb, Illinois. Wurlitzer pianos were then manufactured at the DeKalb facilities under a variety of names: the Apollo Piano Company, the DeKalb Piano Company and the Wurlitzer Grand Piano Company. Each name des¬ignated a different quality, price range and style.

With the decline of sales during the 1920s and 1930s, pro¬duction of automatic musical instruments ceased until the manu¬facture of the first jukebox in 1934. In 1930, the Julius Bauer Piano Company was purchased and continued to build pianos in that name until shortly before World War II. For a brief time, radios and refrigerators were made by the Wurlitzer controlled Air-Amer¬ican Mohawk Corporation. It was not a successful venture and ended in the mid-1930s. Many of the Wurlitzer retail stores were, at that time, in bad locations and needed repairs. The solutions to these problems came about with a reorganization of the company in 1935. With the reorganization, many retail stores were sold, piano manufacturing was consolidated in DeKalb and many subsidiaries were dissolved or absorbed completely into the Wurlitzer Company.

During World War II, Wurlitzer halted production of musical in¬struments. The company's defense production efforts were rec¬ognized in 1943 and 1944 when it is North Tonawanda and DeKalb plants received the Army-Navy "E" Award. In 1946, peacetime production resumed and the Wurlitzer Company introduced two new instruments: the electric organ in 1947 and the electric piano in 1954. In 1956, the Wurlitzer Company celebrated its centennial. That same year a new plant at Corinth, Mississippi, was completed. Later, plants were opened in Holly Springs, Mississippi (1961), Logan, Utah (1970) and Hullhorst, West Germany, (1960). The new facilities replaced those at North Tonawanda and DeKalb. The North Tonawanda plant ceased production of jukeboxes in 1974, becoming the company's engineering and research center. In 1973, the DeKalb plant ended production of pianos maintaining only mar¬keting and administrative offices. In 1977, the Wurlitzer Com¬pany's corporate headquarters moved to DeKalb, including the en¬gineering and research center from North Tonawanda.

Wurlitzer's three sons had assumed leadership of the company after his death in 1914. Each son acted as president then, chair of the board, successively. The company hired R.C. Rolfing in 1934 as vice-president and general manager. His re¬organization helped the company through the Depression years. Rolfing succeeded the last of the founder's sons in 1941 as pres¬ident of the company and in 1966 as chair of the board. Farny Wurlitzer, Rudolph's youngest son, died in 1972. A.D. Arsem succeeded Rolfing in 1974 as chair of the board. George B. Howell succeeded W. N. Herleman as president of the company.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers, 1857-1919 (AC0178)

Chickering & Sons Piano Company Collection, 1864-1985 (AC0264)

Sohmer & Company Records, 1872-1989 (AC0349)

William J. Lenz Piano Tuning Collection, circa 1903-1955 (AC0511)

Janssen Piano Company Records, 1901-1929 (AC0512)

John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection, circa 1850-1990 (AC1257)

Warshaw Collection of Business America's Piano and Organ related materials (AC0060)
Provenance:
Collection donated by Northern Illinois University, and Regional History Center, 1994, November 11.
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:
Violin -- Manufacture  Search this
Radio -- Receivers and reception  Search this
Coin-operated machines  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Jukeboxes -- Manufacture  Search this
Harp -- Manufacture  Search this
Piano -- History  Search this
Player organ  Search this
Accordion -- Manufacture  Search this
Piano makers  Search this
Organ -- Manufacture  Search this
Organ -- History  Search this
Wurlitzer organ  Search this
Musical instrument makers  Search this
Mechanical organs  Search this
Mechanical musical instruments  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Minute books
Account books
Financial records
Stock records
Reports
Advertisements
Sales records
Audits
Cashbooks
Ledgers (account books)
Annual reports
Photographs -- 19th century
Journals (accounts)
Price lists
Trade catalogs
Publications
Employee records
Marketing records
Commercial catalogs
Citation:
Wurlitzer Company Records, 1860-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0469
See more items in:
Wurlitzer Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b6b1ed59-da9e-468e-ae2e-8bcd065f8cb2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0469
Online Media:

John Philip Sousa

Depicted (sitter):
Sousa, John Philip  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/4 in x 11 1/8 in x 1/8 in; 33.655 cm x 28.2575 cm x .3175 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Credit Line:
Arabella S. Sparnon
ID Number:
1982.0739.05
Catalog number:
1982.0739.05
Accession number:
1982.0739
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng496a82db1-3ea4-4b6e-8a4a-4e2229169095
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2024242

Door

Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 134.9 x 73 x 7.9 cm (53 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
crocodile  Search this
Household  Search this
turtle  Search this
snake  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-134
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys79920cfb9-7216-40f4-87b2-9b92d5a81753
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-134
Online Media:

Joe Bataan

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Joe Bataan, born 1942  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 19.1 x 24.2 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/2")
Sheet: 20.2 x 25.4 cm (7 15/16 x 10")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1965
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Sunglasses  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trombone  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Joe Bataan: Male  Search this
Joe Bataan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Joe Bataan
Object number:
C/NPG.2012.80
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm460323f2c-c709-4ba3-b0b6-890937f9fa18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_C_NPG.2012.80

Steve Jobs

Artist:
Diana Walker, born 1942  Search this
Sitter:
Steve Jobs, 24 Feb 1955 - 5 Oct 2011  Search this
Medium:
Inkjet print
Dimensions:
Image: 30.3 x 44.5 cm (11 15/16 x 17 1/2")
Sheet: 43.3 x 56 cm (17 1/16 x 22 1/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1984 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Equipment\Computer  Search this
Steve Jobs: Male  Search this
Steve Jobs: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur\Technology  Search this
Steve Jobs: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business magnate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Diana Walker
Object number:
NPG.2011.41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Diana Walker
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ad112012-2004-4ad4-9095-d89160d97435
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.41

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Artist:
Elmer Fryer, 1898 - 1944  Search this
Sitter:
Erich Wolfgang Korngold, 29 May 1897 - 29 Nov 1957  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 24 x 19.1 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2")
Sheet: 25.4 x 20.5 cm (10 x 8 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles
Date:
October, 1934
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Male  Search this
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Musical America Archives
Object number:
NPG.2012.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42eedeca8-72ba-4b7a-9e73-95e036a58b27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2012.2

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