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I am sparkling N.V. Parekh and his portrait studio clients : Mombasa, Kenya, 1940-1980 text by Isolde Brielmaier ; preface by Wangechi Mutu

Author:
Brielmaier, Isolde 1971-  Search this
Author:
Parekh, N. V Works Selections  Search this
Writer of preface:
Wangechi Mutu  Search this
Physical description:
134 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Portraits
Place:
India
Kenya
Mombasa
Inde
Date:
2022
20th century
Topic:
Portrait photographers  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Portrait photography--History  Search this
Portrait photography--Economic aspects  Search this
Portrait photography--Social aspects  Search this
Women  Search this
Photographes portraitistes  Search this
Photographie--Industrie  Search this
Call number:
TR145 .B82 2022
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156372

Photographic Times Commemorative Medal

Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4.9 cm; 1 15/16 in
Object Name:
medal
Credit Line:
Scovill, Inc.
ID Number:
1981.0296.1610
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1610
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-1596-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1382642
Online Media:

Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards

Photographer:
Rotary Photo  Search this
Frange, William  Search this
Fairchild Aerial Surveys  Search this
Brown Bros.  Search this
Donor:
Wolff, Jan  Search this
Publisher:
Jonas (L.) & Co., Inc. (Woolworth Bldg., New York City)  Search this
Names:
Woolworth Building (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box, 53 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Picture postcards
Photographic postcards
Date:
circa 1927-1930
Summary:
Photographic postcards collected by Dr. Rudolf Wolff, a pediatrician from Krefeld, Germany during a trip to the United States in the early 1930's and brought back to America when the family immigrated in 1936.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of fifty three photographic postcards of New York City buildings and landmarks, including aerial views. The postcards were collected by Dr. Rudolf Wolff, a pediatrician from Krefeld, Germany during a trip to the United States in the early 1930s and brought back to America when the family immigrated in 1936. The cards are arranged into four series by the company that published or printed the materials.

System of Arrangement: The collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1, Cards published by the Franco-American Novelty Company, New York, consists of three items. The Franco-American Novelty Company was established in 1910 at 1209 Broadway in New York City. The cards published under this company's name have the same set numbering convention as series 4 and one is marked "Printed in England", suggesting they were printed by Rotary Photo. Series 2, Cards published by William Frange, New York, consists of two cards. William Frange was a New York photographer who sold photographs to other publishers and published cards himself. His slogan, printed on the cards, was "Real Photographs, New York's Best Views". The cards in this group were printed in England.

Series 3, Cards printed in Germany published by L. Jonas & Company, Woolworth Building, New York, includes sixteen cards. The L. Jonas Company ran the observatory at the Woolworth Building. Most of the postcards in this series were published by them. No German printer is named but the cards in this set have a numbering convention differing from those printed in England.

Among these materials are eight cards copyrighted by photographer Irving Underhill (1872 -1960) whose studio was located at 17 Park Place in New York City. He became a leading contributor of images for many different postcard publishers. Underhill opened his studio in 1896, specializing in "artistic portraits, city views and panoramas, group photographs, marine, legal and machinery photography." He was so successful that his agency received exclusive commissions to photograph and promote new buildings like the Woolworth Building, which he would capture in timed intervals to track the construction process. One postcard has a copyright date of 1927 on the image, helping to establish the dates of this collection.

Photographs on three other cards in this set are copyrighted by photographer William Frange. Other cards include a photograph from the New York Central Railroad and a theater photograph from the Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation.

Series 4, Cards printed in England by Rotary Photo and published by L. Jonas & Company, Woolworth Building, New York, consists of thirty two cards. These materials were printed by Rotary Photo in England. Rotary Photographic Company, founded in 1899, was located at 23 Moorefields, London, England. It produced a wide variety of greetings and postcards as real photographs. These cards were manufactured in Great Britain and issued under many trade names. They also made photograph cards for other publishers as shown by the example above. In 1921 they became one of seven companies that joined together to form Amalgamated Photograph Manufacturing Ltd., and they are now part of Illford.

This series includes four photographs credited to Brown Brothers. Large publishers became desperate for photographs trying to meet the ever increasing demands of the postcard-collecting public. This generated a new type of business that would warehouse negatives and sell them on request. Brown Brothers was the first such company, founded in 1904 with a staff of twelve photographers. At first they targeted large newspapers, which at this time often did not have their own photographers. They went on to supply postcard publishers with images as well. They were a forerunner to the stock photography industry. There are also four photos taken from an "aeroplane" credited to Fairchild Aerial Surveys.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1: Cards published by the Franco-American Novelty Company, New York Series 2: Cards published by William Frange, New York

Series 3: Cards printed in Germany published by L. Jonas & Company

Series 4: Cards printed in England by Rotary Photo and published by L. Jonas & Company
Biographical / Historical:
The first known photographic postcard made its appearance in 1899, but this type of card did not gain popularity until George Eastman marketed Velox developing out paper in 1902, which was a heavy stock that resisted curling and could be preprinted with a postcard back.

Most of the postcards during the early 1900s were printed in Europe, primarily in Germany, where the printing technology was considered the best. Imports dropped after the start of World War One, and from 1915 more printing was concentrated in England and the United States. White border cards were developed at this time, and they were popular until 1930.

The printing of the photographer's or manufacturer's name on the back of real photos was an expensive proposition. This practice was only cost effective on cards printed in large numbers.

A postcard may have a number of different names printed on it. The most common name is that of the publisher who commissions the postcard and supplies the image. The next name is that of the printer who manufactures the card. The photographer who supplied the initial image may have his name on the card, often next to the picture.

One of the largest categories of postcards was those produced for tourist consumption, and they mostly consisted of views. This collection of New York landmarks falls into that category.

Sources

History of the Real Photo Postcard http://www.metropostcard.com/card07realphoto.html

Rotary Photographic Company 1899-1921 http://www.metropostcard.com/publishersr1.html

Irving Underhill http://theboweryboys.blogspot.com/2009/08/picture-perfect-irving-underhill-and.html

Brown Brothers, New York, New York http://www.metropostcard.com/publishersb2.html

NYPL Fairchild Aerial Surveys Collection http://iarchives.nysed.gov/PubImageWeb/listCollections.jsp?id=67854

The Fairchild Story http://web.whittier.edu/fairchild/home.html
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Jan Wolff, son of Dr. Rudolf Wolff.
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.
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Photographic postcards
Citation:
Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards, ca. 1928-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1165
See more items in:
Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fb6aa626-c140-41d6-95af-7ca5a78c7319
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1165

United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records

Creator:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation  Search this
Names:
Emhart Corporation.  Search this
Extent:
145 Cubic feet (296 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Papers
Photographs
House organs
Catalogs
Scrapbooks
Commercial catalogs
Albums
Magazines (periodicals)
Advertisements
Clippings
Research
Legal records
Motion pictures (visual works)
16mm motion picture film
Business records
Place:
Massachusetts
Beverly (Mass.)
New England
Date:
1898 - 1987
Summary:
The collection documents the activities of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation of Beverly, Massachusetts, manufacturers of shoe machinery equipment. The collection consists of engineering records, legal records, research and development records, employee/personnel records, correspondence, company catalogs, product literature, advertising materials, photographs, and moving images.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is among the largest and most complete bodies of business records in the holdings of the Archives Center. The records document in considerable detail the firm's engineering department and research and development efforts in shoe making machinery and in related technical areas, especially during World War II and as it attempted to diversify its activities after the war. There is detailed information, much of it on microfilm, about the leasing of United Shoe Machinery (USM) machines. The records also provide insight into the USM's culture of corporate paternalism, including its athletic and relief associations and its industrial school. The collection is rich in visual materials depicting both the machines made by the firm and the employees and the facilities.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into seventeen series.

Series 1: Historical and Background Materials, 1901-1985

Series 2: Executive Records, 1927-1987

Subseries 2.1: United Shoe Machinery, 1927-1975

Subseries 2.2: Emhart Corporation, 1976-1987

Series 3: Correspondence, 1890, 1901-1915

Series 4: Wilson Palmer Files, 1925-1952

Series 5: Research and Development Department Records, 1914-1980

Subseries 5.1: Background, 1947-1974

Subseries 5.2: Financial Information, 1947-1975

Subseries 5.3: Reports, 1962-1973

Subseries 5.4: Facilities, 1947-1975

Subseries 5.5: Personnel, 1942-1979

Subseries 5.6: Labor, 1961-1970

Subseries 5.7: Subject Files, 1943-1977

Subseries 5.8: Project Files, 1914-1968

Subseries 5.9: New Development (ND) Project Files, 1924-1970

Subseries 5.10: Experimental (EX) Project Files, 1931-1938

Subseries 5.11: Automatic Controls Project, 1939-1979

Subseries 5.12: Baseball Stitching Machine Projects, 1949-1973

Subseries 5.13: Component Inserting Projects, 1954-1960

Subseries 5.14: Automatic Control Research Notebooks, 1939-1976

Subseries 5.15: Baseball Stitching Machine Research Notebooks, 1942-1956

Subseries 5.16: Component Inserting Research Notebooks, 1956-1965

Subseries 5.17, General Research Notebooks, 1939-1968

Series 6: Legal Records, 1900-1968

Subseries 6.1: Court Exhibits for Machine History, 1910-1951 (bulk 1948-1950)

Subseries 6.2: Leases, Cancellation Letters, Shipments, and Transfers (Microfilm), 1900-1958

Subseries 6.3: Patent Search, 1949

Series 7: Engineering Records, 1904-1979

Series 8: Employee/Personnel Materials, 1908-1981

Series 9: Mutual Relief Association Incorporated, 1902-1951

Series 10: Athletic Association, 1929-1962

Series 11: Industrial School Records, 1909-1938

Subseries 11.1: English for American Citizenship (Industrial Series), 1912, 1919-1921

Subseries 11.2: English for American Citizenship (Intermediate Series), 1921

Subseries 11.3: Text Books, 1909-1938

Series 12: Northwestern University Students' Cooperative Work, 1951-1960

Series 13: Aberthaw Construction Company Records, 1918-1920

Subseries 13.1: Correspondence, 1918-1919

Subseries 13.2: Reports, 1919-1921

Subseries 13.3: Purchase Orders, 1919-1920

Subseries 13.4: Receiving Records, 1919-1920

Series 14: Publications, 1898-1987

Subseries 14.1: United Shoe Machinery Corporation Catalogs, circa 1899-1961

Subseries 14.2: Beverly Today, 1979-1985

Subseries 14.3: Machinery Division Newsletter,1969-1970

Subseries 14.4: The Three Partners,1914-1920

Subseries 14.5: USM Today,1968-1976

Subseries 14.6: Quarter Century Club News, 1977-1987

Subseries 14.7: H.E. Smith & Company Catalogs, 1898-1930

Series 15: Product Literature, 1952-1979

Series 16: Advertising and Marketing Materials, 1902-1981

Series 17: Photographs, 1907-1960s

Subseries 17.1: Employees, 1907-1981

Subseries 17.2: Equipment/Products, 1961-1972

Subseries 17.3: Factories/Buildings, 1920s-1960s

Subseries 17.4: Trade Shows, 1954, 1968-1973

Subseries 17.5: Miscellaneous, undated

Subseries 17.6: Postcards, 1906-1938

Subseries 17.7: Prints from Glass Plate Negatives, undated

Subseries 17.8: Albums, 1915-1950s

Subseries 17.9: Film Negatives, 1956-1958

Subseries 17.10: Glass Plate Negatives, 1915-1923

Series 18: Audio-Visual Materials, 1934-1972
Biographical / Historical:
The United Shoe Machinery Company was formed in 1899 by the consolidation of the most important shoe machinery firms in the industry: Goodyear Shoe Machinery Company; Consolidated McKay Lasting Machine Company; and McKay Shoe Machinery Company. By this merger, conflicting patents were eliminated and patents supplementing each other were brought under United control to permit their prompt combination in a single machine or process. To ensure efficiency, the new company also continued the practice previously followed by its constituent firms of renting machinery that it manufactured instead of selling it. The authorized capital of the new company was twenty five million dollars. After the 1899 merger, United grew quite rapidly. In 1903, it began construction of a new factory in Beverly, Massachusetts about thirty-five miles from Boston. At its peak, this company employed 9,000 workers and produced eighty-five percent of all shoemaking machines in the United States. By 1910, it had an eighty percent share of the shoe machinery market with assets reaching forty million dollars, and it had acquired control of branch companies in foreign countries.

In 1911, the first of three civil anti-trust suits was brought against United by the United States government. It charged that the 1899 merger had restrained trade and violated the Sherman Act. The Massachusetts District Court ruled that the 1899 merger was not an attempt to restrain trade, only an attempt to promote efficiency. The court also said that the five companies that were merged to form United were not competitive with each other. The government appealed to the Supreme Court, which only affirmed the District Court's verdict.

In 1917, the United Shoe Machinery Corporation, incorporated in 1905, absorbed the United Shoe Machinery Company. The United Shoe Machinery Corporation had its headquarters in Boston and its main manufacturing plant in Beverly, Massachusetts.

The second government suit was brought against United Shoe in 1915. The government claimed that United Shoe's leasing system restricted the shoe manufacturer to exclusive use of United Shoe's products and that it was a violation of the newly enacted Clayton Act. The Massachusetts District Court ruled in favor of the government. The Supreme Court, hearing United Shoe's appeal case, only affirmed the District Court's ruling. In 1923, United modified its leasing policy.

The last government suit against United was filed in 1947 and charged United with monopolizing the trade, manufacture, and distribution of shoe machinery from 1923 to 1947. During this period, United had bought all shares, assets, and patents of twenty one companies that dealt in the shoe machinery manufacture. The court ruled that United had clearly violated the Sherman Act, and United was forced to modify its leasing policies and restrict its purchases of other shoe machinery businesses and its acquisition of patents. In 1968, the United Shoe Machinery Corporation changed its name to USM Corporation. In 1976, United Shoe Machinery Company merged with Emhart Industries and produced the modern-day Emhart Corporation.

In 1989, in order to resist a two billion dollar takeover attempt by a New York investment group (which included oil heir Gordon P. Getty), Emhart merged with Black & Decker Corporation. The merged company operates from Black & Decker's headquarters in Towson, Maryland. The company headquarters in Farmington, Connecticut, were closed in June 1989.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

Lynn Historical Society & Museum, Lynn, Massachusetts

Lynn, Massachusetts businesses collection, 1888-1991

Small volumes and pamphlets of shoe and shoe-related industry businesses in Lynn, Massachusetts, including miscellaneous articles and histories on the shoe industry in Lynn, manuals, catalogs, broadsides, patents, handbooks, patterns, price lists, brochures, and legal materials. Businesses represented include Beaudry Machine Company, Beckman Machine Company, Bresnahan Shoe Machinery Company, George W. Emerson & Company, Hamel Shoe Machinery Company, Gregory & Read Co., David Knox & Sons Machinery Company, Krippendorf Kalculator Company (manufacturers of a mechanical device to compute pattern values), Peerless Machinery Company, Quarmby & Hilliker, Machine Builders, Swain, Fuller Manufacturing Company, W.J. Young Machinery Company, and George J. Kelly, Inc. (maker of shoe polish).

United Shoe Machinery Company Records, 1915-1974

Materials assembled by Edward F. McCarthy, director of USM research, including notebooks, diagrams, manuals, brochures, catalogs, code sheets, flow charts, price lists, handbooks, lectures, directories, lexicons, catalogs of other firms, personal notebooks on shoe construction (1927-1931), factory visits to other shoe companies, and production of leading manufacturers (1939-1960), and floor directory of the plant; ledgers listing machines shipped and returned from the Lynn and Puerto Rico plants (nine volumes, 1935-1974); and machine development materials, including patents, chiefly those of Edward Quinn.

Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) Salem, Massachusetts

An accession in 1987 of institutional archives, includes publications, photographs, advertisements, lectures, scrapbook of shoes made for United Shoe Machinery Corporation of Beverly, Massachusetts, shoes from which are in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum (87020).

Beverly Historical Society, Beverly, Massachusetts

The United Shoe and Machinery Company Collection contains a large quantity of the company's patents, most of which pertain to the production and manufacture of shoes. Additionally there are patents for golf balls, nail guns, and magnetic closures. The majority of the remaining materials are Quarter Century Club documents ranging from financial and membership records, to pictures and other ephemera. The remainder of the collection consists of miscellaneous objects including sample knives and knife parts from the Booth Brothers Company.

University of Connecticut, Dodd Center

Emhart Corporation Records, undated, 1883-1989

Emhart Corporation was a multinational company located in Farmington, Connecticut. Prior to its 1989 merger with Black & Decker, Emhart operated in over one hundred countries with a worldwide work force of 30,000 employees. Emhart's products included machines for the manufacture of glass bottles and shoes; filling, sealing and packaging machinery; security systems; electronics; chemical products; metal fasteners; rubber processing equipment; and consumer and do-it-yourself products. Brand name products included True TemperĀ® hardware and sporting goods, and Price PfisterĀ® plumbing fixtures. Emhart's domestic roots went back to the American Hardware Company, founded in New Britain, Connecticut, in 1902.

Beverly Public Schools (Beverly, Massachusetts)

Beverly Public Schools/Beverly trade school records, 1909-1995

Materials relating to the establishment and operation of the Beverly trade schools, including trustee minutes, annual reports, curriculum journals, correspondence, photographs, programs and ephemera, and calendars.

Cornell University, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

[United Shoe Machinery Corporation publications], 1911-1913

Harvard University, Baker Library

[United Shoe Machinery Company, of New Jersey, et al. court proceedings], 1911-1917

United Shoe buildings and properties

The Cummings Properties now owns and leases "the Shoe."
Separated Materials:
Materials at National Museum of American History

The Division of Work and Industry holds artifacts related to the United Shoe Machinery Corporation. Some artifacts include a drafting table (1989.0259.349), tool chest (1989.0259.348), and molds for shoes, shoe heels, shoe welts, threads, needles, awls, and show wax.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by United Shoe Machinery Corporation, through Kevin Cochrane on November 20, 1987.
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.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage and audio visual materials. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period, reference copies do not exist for audio visual materials. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Industrial workers  Search this
Photography, Industrial  Search this
Tanners  Search this
Shoe machinery industry  Search this
Industrial history  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Genre/Form:
Papers
Photographs -- 20th century
House organs
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1900-1950
Catalogs
Scrapbooks
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Commercial catalogs
Albums
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film -- 1900-1950
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century
Advertisements -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Research -- 20th century
Legal records
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 20th century
16mm motion picture film
Business records -- 20th century
Citation:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0277
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83f85a875-2e03-4934-b565-4ea239c46d53
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0277
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Commercial Filters Corp.]

Company Name:
Commercial Filters Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Filters for liquids, gases, oils, photographic processes.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Cameras  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10398
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10398

[Trade catalogs from A. J. Corcoran, Inc.]

Company Name:
A. J. Corcoran, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Wooden tanks for water, acid, film development.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
6 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11459
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11459

[Trade catalogs from Hansen Mfg. Co., Inc.]

Company Name:
Hansen Mfg. Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
P. R. Mallory & Co. Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
"Synchron" timing motors, clock movements, timing machines, and direct current motors ; inline camera - speed control.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
18 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Princeton, Indiana, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Cameras  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18962
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18962

[Trade catalogs from Ostrander Seymour Co.]

Company Name:
Ostrander Seymour Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Machinery for electrotyping and stereotyping ; equipment and supplies for photo-engraving and allied processes.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Cameras  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30672
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30672

Oil Pipes

Maker:
Arnold, Rus  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
image: 10 in x 10 in; 25.4 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
photograph
gelatin silver print
Subject:
oil  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0020
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0020
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-e990-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591279

Chicago (Illinois) Poultry Board

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 5 in; 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number:
PG.67.88.00143
Catalog number:
67.88.00143
Accession number:
270586
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-be26-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_755810

Cahokia Plant Turbine Room, St. Louis, Missouri

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 4 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number:
PG.67.88.00203
Accession number:
270586
Catalog number:
67.88.00203
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b40f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_755873

Cahokia Plant Power Plant, St. Louis, Missouri

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 4 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Subject:
Missouri  Search this
ID Number:
PG.67.88.00205
Accession number:
270586
Catalog number:
67.88.00205
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Industry & Manufacturing
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b411-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_755875

Sears Roebuck & Co. plant, Homan & Arthington

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 4 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number:
PG.67.88.00234
Accession number:
270586
Catalog number:
67.88.00234
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-bd80-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_755904

Hudson Midtown Tunnel excavation

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19.5 cm x 24.9 cm; 7 11/16 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1936
ID Number:
2013.0327.0258
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0258
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7cb6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813251

Krane Kar in Service

Maker:
McGraw-Hill  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 20.0025 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1940s
ID Number:
2013.0327.0555
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0555
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-67a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813688

Strip mine in Nevada

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Associated place:
United States: Nevada
Date made:
ca 1940s
Subject:
strip mining  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1046
Accession number:
2013.0327
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1046
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-0c38-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814149

The Tank Farm, Oklahoma

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Associated place:
United States: Oklahoma
Date made:
ca 1940s
Subject:
oil  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1064
Accession number:
2013.0327
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1064
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-0627-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814167

Worker in a Steel Factory

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in; 25.0825 cm x 20.6375 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
ca 1940s
Subject:
Workers  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1087
Accession number:
2013.0327
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1087
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-178e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814191

Shipyard

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
ca 1940s
Subject:
Ships  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1102
Accession number:
2013.0327
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1102
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4fb2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814206

Coal yards at Russell, KY

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 7 in; 22.86 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: Kentucky, Russell
Date made:
ca 1940s
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0754
Accession number:
2013.0327
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0754
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-67b1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814853

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