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[Sultana Alkazin, nee Mohawigh, with unnamed husband and son Fred, Beirut, Iraq: black & white photoprint]

Collector:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Names:
Alkazin, Sultana (nee Sultana Mohawigh)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (9.9" x 7.9".)
Culture:
Arab Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits, group
Photographs
Place:
Lebanon
Beirut (Lebanon)
Iraq
Date:
Circa 1887
Arrangement:
Series 12, box 1, folder 3
Local Numbers:
AC0078-0000004 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Family -- 1880-1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits, Group -- 19th century
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab-American Collection Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection / Series 2: Photographs / 2.2: Families 1892-1987 / Alkazin
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0078-ref4317

Racial stereotypes : stereographs

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Names:
Sambo (Fictitious character)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 5
Culture:
African Americans -- 1880-1900  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Stereographs
Date:
ca. 1880s
Scope and Contents:
One view from the "Popular Series," titled "Sambo and the Buttermilk Pail."
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
Series 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:
Stereotypes (Social psychology)  Search this
Racism  Search this
Ethnic imagery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Stereographs -- 1880-1900
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / Racial Stereotypes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2822

[Actor and actress in elaborate nineteenth century costumes : black-and-white photoprint.]

Photographer:
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Collection Collector:
Templin, Roger P.  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.5" x 4.25".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Cabinet photographs
Date:
Ca. 1880-1990
Scope and Contents:
Sarony signature imprint on card; address at 87 Union Square, New York City.
Local Numbers:
04077904.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Occupation:
Actors  Search this
Topic:
Portraits -- 1880-1900  Search this
Theater  Search this
Actresses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Cabinet photographs -- 1880-1890
Collection Citation:
Nineteenth Century Actors Photo Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Nineteenth Century Actor Photograph Collection
Nineteenth Century Actor Photograph Collection / Series 2: Cabinet Photographs / Rehan, Ada (inTwelfth Night, 1893)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0779-ref1030

[Tesla's model induction motor : black-and-white photoprint.]

Names:
Tesla, Nikola, 1857-1943  Search this
Collection Creator:
Swezey, Kenneth M., 1905-1972 ((journalist))  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Tesla, Nikola, 1857-1943  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper, 6.3" x 8.1")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
May 1888
Scope and Contents:
Demonstrated by Tesla before the Institute of Electrical Engineers in May, 1888.
Local Numbers:
AC0047-0000029.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Machinery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Kenneth M. Swezey Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Kenneth M. Swezey Papers
Kenneth M. Swezey Papers / Series 1: Correspondence and Subject Files / Photos, Motor
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0047-ref761

[Row of 5 light bulbs by Nothomb, Gatehouse, Rogers, and Latimer : photoprint]

Collector:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin or albumen? on paper, mounted.)
Container:
Box 80
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1880s.]
Scope and Contents:
Bulbs have labels with dates from 1881 to "1882-3."
Local Numbers:
02006903.tif (AC Scan No.}
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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:
Lamps  Search this
Light bulbs  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
William J. Hammer Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William J. Hammer Collection
William J. Hammer Collection / Series 4: Photographs / 4.3: Reference Materials / Lamp bulbs, bulbs, sockets
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0069-ref3827

The first flashing column of light [black & white photoprint]

Collector:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Names:
Franklin Institute International Electric Exposition (1884) (Philadelphia, Pa.,)  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 12.3" x 10.0")
Container:
Box 99, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1884
Scope and Contents:
Column designed and built by William J. Hammer for the Franklin Institute International Electric Exposition at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1884.
Local Numbers:
AC0069-0000004 (AC scan number)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Light bulbs  Search this
Incandescent lamps  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Electric lighting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
William J. Hammer Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William J. Hammer Collection
William J. Hammer Collection / Series 4: Photographs / 4.3: Reference Materials / Expositions, world: / Philadelphia Exposition
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0069-ref3831

James Hamblet [black & white photoprint]

Collector:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Photographer:
Naegeli (Union Square, New York)  Search this
Names:
Hamblet, James, 1824-1900  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver albumen on paper, on cabinet card., 6.5" x 4.3")
Container:
Box 85, Folder James Hamblet
Type:
Archival materials
Cabinet prints
Photographs
Studio portraits
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1880-1890
Date:
April 20, 1893
Scope and Contents:
Studio portrait (cabinet print) by Naegeli, 46 E. 14th St., Union Square, New York City.
Local Numbers:
AC0069-0000005 (AC scan number)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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.
Genre/Form:
Cabinet prints
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver albumen
Studio portraits
Collection Citation:
William J. Hammer Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William J. Hammer Collection
William J. Hammer Collection / Series 4: Photographs / 4.3: Reference Materials / Portraits of "Eminent Men of Electrical Science" / H-M / Hamblet, James
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0069-ref3832

[Edison and other men on the stairs and porch, black & white photoprint]

Collector:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Names:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 9.6" x 13.0")
Container:
Box 97, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1880
Scope and Contents:
Edison is in the center.
Local Numbers:
AC0069-0000021 (AC scan number)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Laboratories  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1910 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
William J. Hammer Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
William J. Hammer Collection
William J. Hammer Collection / Series 4: Photographs / 4.2: Edisonia / Edison Pioneers (group)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0069-ref3847

Town Hall, Bolton, Decoration Day, 1886 [albumen photoprint]

Names:
Grand Army of the Republic  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mounted, Ink on paper., 4.25" x 6.5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bolton (state unidentified)
Date:
1886
Scope and Contents:
Photograph (cabinet print) of Town Hall, Bolton, Decoration Day, 1886, showing elaborate decorations, including framed pictures of uniformed soldiers, flags, G.A.R. emblems, flowers, etc.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001291 (AC Scan No.)
General:
In Box 4, Folder 11 (postcards folder, although this is not a postcard)..
Civil War Selections from the Archives Center
Related Materials:
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Town halls  Search this
Flags -- United States  Search this
Memorial Day Celebrations  Search this
Civil war  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver albumen
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil War
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil War / Government Records, Business Records, and Other / Civil War
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-civilwar-ref628

Western Union Building [black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (11.0" x 7.2")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1880
Scope and Contents:
Mounted photoprint with caption: "Western Union Building, 195 Broadway, New York / Before the Fire of 1890." Number R-2519 in lower right corner of print. Eight-story Victorian-style building with elaborate rooftop elements.
Arrangement:
In series 23?, box Ph-1?, folder 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000101(AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Office buildings -- New York (State)  Search this
Buildings -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.14: Addenda (2017) / Western Union building, Broadway, New York City
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11364

[Parlor car interior : black-and-white photoprint,]

Creator:
Pullman Palace Car Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Pullman Palace Car Co.  Search this
Pullman, George M., 1831-1897  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 7.4" x 4.7")
Container:
Box 3, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1888
Local Numbers:
AC0181-0000012.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photograph must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Railroads -- Dining-car service  Search this
Railroad cars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Pullman Palace Car Company Collection, 1867-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Pullman Palace Car Company Collection
Pullman Palace Car Company Collection / Series 7: Photographs / Passengers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0181-ref636

[Tenement House for Fishermen's Widows : black and white photoprint.]

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 8.2" x 10.2".)
Container:
Box 8, Folder 3, photo 2046
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1882
Local Numbers:
AC0256-0000004 (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Tenement houses -- United States.  Search this
Widows -- United States.  Search this
Fishers' spouses  Search this
Fishing -- New England  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
United States Fish Commission Records, 1871-1892, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Fish Commission Records
United States Fish Commission Records / Fishermen's Houses, identified in Bulletin #27
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0256-ref619

Detroit fishermen [photoprint.]

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 7.9" x 9.4")
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1882
Scope and Contents:
Belle Isle in the Detroit Rivier. Image identified in the US National Museum Bulletin Number 27, 1894.
Local Numbers:
AC0256-0000001 (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Fishing  Search this
Fishers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
United States Fish Commission Records, 1871-1892, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Fish Commission Records
United States Fish Commission Records / Detroit, Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0256-ref621

Detroit fishermen [photoprint.]

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 7.9" x 9.4")
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1882
Scope and Contents:
Belle Isle in the Detroit Rivier. Image identified in the US National Museum Bulletin Number 27, 1884
Local Numbers:
AC0256-0000002 (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Fishing  Search this
Fishers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
United States Fish Commission Records, 1871-1892, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Fish Commission Records
United States Fish Commission Records / Detroit, Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0256-ref622

Wharf of D. C. & H. Babson in Gloucester, Massachusetts [photoprint.]

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 7.9" x 10.0")
Container:
Box 11, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1882
Scope and Contents:
Fish drying on the wharf. Image identified in the US National Museum Bulletin Number 27, 1884
Local Numbers:
AC0256-0000003 (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Fishing  Search this
Wharves  Search this
Fishing industry -- Massachusetts  Search this
Fishers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
United States Fish Commission Records, 1871-1892, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Fish Commission Records
United States Fish Commission Records / Miscellaneous Photographs and Blueprints identified in Bulletin #27
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0256-ref623

[Portrait of Leo Baekeland at 23 : black-and-white photoprint.]

Names:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper, 7.1" x 4.5")
Container:
Box 45, Envelope 9-2
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Subject has beard.
Local Numbers:
AC0005-0000114.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Photographs must be handled with gloves unless protected by sleeves. Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Collection 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:
Beards  Search this
Men  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- Men
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 11: Photographs, Film Negatives, Photoprints, Stereographs and Glass Plate Negatives / 11.3: Photoprints / Leo H. Baekeland
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref3073

Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums

Creator:
Krainik Gallery (Falls Church, Va.)  Search this
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
Names:
Minnesota and Pacific Railroad.  Search this
Soo Line Railroad.  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
2 Albums
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Minnesota
Date:
1886-1887
Scope and Contents note:
Two photograph albums containing photographs of railroad bridge construction in Minnesota , on the St. Croix River, the Clearwater River, and the Soo River. The photographs, most of which are captioned and dated, include images of such things as cutting, filling, bridges and piers, camps, and surveying. A few images of towns and people are included. The railroads involved are the Minnesota and Pacific Railway and the Soo Railway.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 2007.
Purchased by the Museum's Division of Engineering and Industry from the Krainik Gallery in 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Railroads -- Construction  Search this
Railroads -- 19th century  Search this
Bridges -- Minnesota  Search this
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1880-1890
Photograph albums -- 19th century
Citation:
Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums, 1886-1887, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1023
See more items in:
Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1023

H. H. French Tallapoosa (Ga.) Photoprints

Creator:
Chace, Franklin, Mrs.  Search this
French, H. H.  Search this
Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box , Paper prints, 8" x 10".,Silver albumen(?),mounted on cardboard.)
14 Photographic prints
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Lithia Springs (Tallapoosa ,Ga.) -- 1870-1880
Georgia -- photographs -- 1870-1890
Tallapoosa (Ga.) -- 1870-1890
Date:
circa 1880
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains fourteen silver albumen photoprints, mounted on cardboard, 8" x 10", all by H. H. French. Each picture is stamped with the photographer's name. The photographs depict homes and businesses, including the Tallapoossa Land, Mining & Manufacturing Co., the Lithia Springs Hotel site, a railroad bridge and the Tallapoosa River, the Tallapoosa Glass Works, a meeting of the Ladies' Aid Society at the Episcopal Mission, residences, etc. Of special interest is a photograph of a burro and wagon with two men in front of H. H. French's studio.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
No information about the photographer H. H. French available.
Provenance:
Gift of Mrs. Franklin Chace, accompanying accession no. 317832. Deed of Gift signed October 26, 1974.
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:
Photography -- Studios and dark rooms -- 19th century  Search this
Mining corporation -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Glass manufacture  Search this
Burros -- Photographs -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Churches -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Wagons -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Bridges -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Railroads -- 1870-1890 -- Georgia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1880-1890
Citation:
H. H. French Tallapoosa (Ga.) Photoprints, ca. 1880, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0375
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H. H. French Tallapoosa (Ga.) Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0375

[Two African American men wearing top hats with advertising for Higgins German Laundry Soap [black and white photoprint.]

Photographer:
Block, B. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Advertiser:
Higgins German Laundry Soap  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 4" x 2.5".)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 25
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Ca. 1879-1890
Local Numbers:
0300600334.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Afro-Americana section, Box 2, Folder 25.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Series 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:
Soap  Search this
Laundry -- 1880-1890  Search this
advertising -- Soap  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Afro-Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Afro-Americana
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Afro-Americana / Images of African Americans / Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-afro-ref573

[Group portrait. Left to right: Henry, Robert D., James, John, and Paul Millholland: b & w photograph, cabinet print]

Collector:
Millholland, James A., fl. 1860s-1900  Search this
Collection Creator:
Millholland, James A., Jr. , 1824-1893  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver albumen on paper, mounted on card., 6.1" x 4.1".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Cabinet prints
Cabinet photographs
Photographs
Albumen prints
Portraits, group
Place:
Pennsylvania -- 19th century
Reading (Pa.)
Date:
December 28, 1884
Scope and Contents:
Photographer imprint ("Haber"?) and "Reading, Pa." on mount below print.
Local Numbers:
AC0163-0000005 (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cabinet prints
Cabinet photographs -- 1880-1990
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver albumen
Albumen prints -- 19th century
Portraits, Group -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
James A. Millholland Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
James A. Millholland Collection
James A. Millholland Collection / Series 3: Photographs / Robert D., John, Henry, James, and Paul Millholland
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0163-ref547

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