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Milton -- Neville Garden

Provenance:
Milton Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Neville Garden (Milton, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk County -- Milton
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, copies of artwork and site plans.
General:
The Neville Garden is comprised of fourteen different named areas that reflect the owners' interests and relationships, all contained in one-third acre with an Arts and Crafts style house built circa 1910. The private garden rooms behind the house were originally utilitarian areas used for laundry and services, and by 1988 were in derelict condition. To commence the redesign a crumbling sidewalk to the service entrance was removed, fencing was improved, the ground was leveled, a terrace was built, and trees and spring bulbs were planted. Improvements were made each year, including the removal of tree stumps, overgrown trees and shrubs, the repositioning of old rhododendrons away from the house and the moving of a cupid fountain from in front of the house to the rear to become the centerpiece of a perennial garden. Other private garden rooms behind hedges or fences include a brick Tuscan courtyard and hybrid tea rose bed, an allee of apple trees, a philosopher's garden with stone pavers and seating, a paved T'ai Chi court with statuary, and a minimalist garden with a fountain. The garden rooms that are visible to the public include a hot garden planted in red and yellow annuals and perennials, Anselm's shrubbery fort designed for grandchildren's play, a pastel perennial bed and evergreen corner, woodlands and shade gardens on the perimeters, a bonsai rock garden, a cliff garden with a mugo pine and azaleas as well as mosses, an English cottage garden and hydrangea hedge, and a sunset terrace with seating and a nearby bed of chrysanthemums.
The hot garden is on a corner of the property and is used as a public space to display political and advocacy materials. For several years it held a September 11 memorial. A ring of globe cypress was planted to disguise an above ground plastic swimming pool that eventually wore out and was replaced by the circular minimalist garden planted with a sourwood tree, an American dogwood, and a Japanese red maple. Native rocks have been repositioned and stood up as accent pieces, including a bizarre boulder made of granite, quartz, mud, pebbles and other glacial debris. The Neville Garden was award the Isabel Stoughton Foster Cup in 2007 by the Milton Garden Club, which cited the profusion of flowering trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs, the four seasons of interest in the garden, and the privacy and serenity of the garden rooms.
Persons associated with the garden include: John R. Rablin (former owner, 1910-c.1930); Driscoll family (former owners, c.1930-c.1980); Mickey and Eleanor McGonagle (former owners, c.1980-1988); Bob, Josh and Maggie Oldfield, Thayer Nursery (grading and planting stock); A. Thomas & Sons, Bunny Thomas, Jim Aiello (grading, masonry, planting stock); Henry and Sally Thomas (planting stock); Sean Meehan & Company (rockwork, pruning, planting); Zachary Genduso (hardscaping); Sarah Vance (landscape theory); Elaine Hutchins (landscape theory); Robin Putnam (gardener); Marcia Ganter (gardener); Nick Sacramona (lighting); Tom and TJ Chippendale (carpentry).
Related Materials:
Neville Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (19 digital images + 26 photographic prints)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Milton  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA369
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb696255396-3071-49b0-b4ea-54aa68a3d0d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17633

Avon -- The Howard Garden

Garden designer:
Powell, Robert P.  Search this
Lawn care:
Isakson, Dan  Search this
Woodlands management:
Cheney, Dexter  Search this
Pond designer:
Aquascapes of Connecticut  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Hartford  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
The Howard Garden (Avon, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- Avon
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and a bibliography.
General:
The house, a popular Better Homes and Garden plan known as the "Maple Forest House", was built in 1997 and the first landscaping was put in that year. The two and one-fifth acre property is on a steep slope with rocky soil and surrounded by deep woods, while the garden and koi pond are close to the house with additional features further out in the lawn. The owners feel they live in the woods and must accommodate wildlife in their style of living and gardening. The lawn has not been treated with pesticides for ten or more years so in addition to grasses, ferns and mosses there are wildflowers and common weeds, including violets, white clover, dayflower, ground ivy, dandelions, smart weed, chicory, fleabane and thistle. Sunflowers and milkweed are encouraged to self-seed and provide food for birds and butterflies. Other wildlife seen on the property includes bears, foxes, chipmunks, rabbits, squirrels, coyotes, possums, skunks, bobcats, hawks, eagles, turkeys and deer that have lyme-disease ticks. The owners grow a small vegetable garden in plastic pots on one of the decks but are able to grow herbs in a raised bed next to the house. Annual flowers are grown in clay pots and hanging baskets, out of reach for digging dogs. The original koi pond was enlarged in 2015, a massive stone slab was installed as a bridge, and net screens attached to saplings and a plastic heron at the pond's edge keep predators away from the fish.
The garden owner is a former Garden Club of America club president.
Persons associated with the garden include Robert P. Powell (garden and pond design, 1997); Aquascapes of Connecticut (koi pond re-design and installation, 2015); Dan Isakson (lawn care, 2011- ); Dexter Cheney (woodlands and woodlot management, 2005- ).
Related Materials:
The Howard Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (24 digital images; 4 photographic prints)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Avon  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT750
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6dddbacf3-d272-43ca-b1d8-fb6b5691be9e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21441

Honolulu -- Carol's Garden

Garden designer:
Lin, Carol  Search this
Provenance:
The Garden Club of Honolulu  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Carol's Garden (Honolulu, Hawaii)
United States of America -- Hawaii -- Honolulu County -- Honolulu
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photographs of the property undergoing renovation.
General:
Carol's Garden is an urban tropical garden created on a wedge-shaped property of less than two acres, in Honolulu. The garden's design was influenced by the owner's Chinese heritage, including the use of rocks, a water feature, meandering walkways, surprises such as birdhouses and overturned oil storage jars, and garden views from each room of the house. Prior to the development of this garden the 1949 house was surrounded on three sides by cement slabs. Started circa 2002 the garden is shaded by palm, allspice, carrot, tiara, papaya, Meyer lemon and a pomegranate tree that was pre-existing on the property. Creeping fig vine covers the walls that surround the property and the curving stairway installed by the current owner. A waterfall into the pool helps muffle the noise of the city.
Other plants used in the lush tropical garden include several varieties of ti, ginger, bird of paradise, sandpaper vine, clerodendron, gardenia and hibiscus. The palm tree varieties include MacArthur, Erica, phoenix, foxtail and travelers. Rather than the original teak furniture the outdoor entertaining areas are furnished in lightweight, weather resistant plastic wicker. To simplify the garden scheme the owner would not plant MacArthur palm as it suffers too much from wind damage, nor would she use creeping fig again because it requires frequent trimming. She finds the clerodendron, or shooting star, shrub attracts white fly and the lawn requires too much water and fertilizer.
Persons associated with the garden include Daisy House, Inc. (former owner 1987); Gousho USA, Inc. (former owner 1988-1994); Kabushiki Gaisha (Kaiisha) Sprk (former owner 1994-1996); Robin and Crystal Lo (former owners 1996-2002).
Related Materials:
Carol's Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (21 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Hawaii -- Honolulu  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File HI035
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Hawaii
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6cd8de652-b8e7-4132-9276-11820c711fc0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref6376

Louise Nevelson papers

Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Extent:
30.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Interviews
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Date:
circa 1903-1982
Summary:
The papers of Louise Nevelson measure 30.5 linear feet and date from circa 1903 to 1988. The collection documents aspects of the life and work of the sculptor, focusing especially on her later career. Papers include correspondence, personal business records, writings, scrapbooks, early art work, photographs, interviews, awards and honorary degrees, books, and an extensive amount of printed material.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Louise Nevelson measure 30.5 linear feet and date from circa 1903 to 1988. The collection documents aspects of the life and work of the sculptor, focusing especially on her later career. Papers include correspondence, personal business records, writings, scrapbooks, some of Nevelson's early art work, photographs, interviews, awards and honorary degrees, books, and an extensive amount of printed material.

Interviews, awards, and honorary degrees comprise a series of biographical material, along with scattered personal papers such as a graduation program, wedding announcement, teaching certificate, invitations, miscellaneous notes, and material relating to Nevelson's family. Correspondence consists of letters and enclosures from a wide range of professional contacts, including museums and art centers, universities, art associations, women's and charitable organizations, artists, and philanthropists, among others, concerning the exhibition, sale, and donation of Nevelson's art work, and her various arts-related activities, as well as some letters from friends and family. Correspondence can also be found amongst the subject files, which also include clippings, notes, printed and other material organized according to subject and relating to certain exhibitions, and various artistic and professional activities. Whether this organization originates with Nevelson, one of her assistants, or Archives staff is unknown.

Found amongst Nevelson's business records are consignment receipts, statements, correspondence, inventories, disposition cards, notebooks, and lists, stemming from her business dealings with the Martha Jackson Gallery and related matters, usually carried out by her assistant at the time. Business records relate in particular to the large and complex project of inventorying Nevelson's art work undertaken sometime in the early-1960s. Nevelson's writings consist of poems and poem fragments, a short-lived dream journal, scattered writings on art, and drafts from Dawns and Dusks: Taped Conversations with Diana MacKown by Louise Nevelson and Diana MacKown. Also found are a large number of scrapbooks and an extensive amount of printed material, which likely stem in large part from Nevelson's concern to document and keep a record of her accomplishments. Scrapbooks contain clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other material documenting Nevelson's early career from roughly the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s. Also included are loose items comprising a scrapbook of sorts on son Mike Nevelson and various scrapbooks compiled by others as mementos of particular events. Printed material includes an extensive amount of clippings and publications, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and a variety of other printed material relating or referring to Nevelson or merely featuring her name in print. Also included are several books, some of which are about or feature segments on Nevelson. This material documents both her critical and commercial success, and her role as personality and minor celebrity in the mass media later in her career, especially during the 1960s and 1970s.

Art work consists of early drawings and watercolors made by Nevelson as a child and adolescent and while studying art in high school and New York, which document her artistic tendencies as youth and her early development as an artist and which provide an interesting contrast to her later work in sculpture. Photographs include ones of the Berliawsky family and Nevelson as a child, adolescent, and young woman in the 1920s and 1930s before she became known as an artist; ones of Nevelson from the mid-1950s to the 1980s, once she had become known, and began to be honored, as an artist; and ones of Nevelson's art work, as well as of various exibitions and installations of her work. Also included are a number of slides of the artist and her art work, including photographs taken by Dorothy Dehner in the mid-1950s at Louise Nevelson's house on Thirtieth Street.
Arrangement:
The Louise Nevelson papers are arranged into nine series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1918-1985 (Boxes 1, 17, OV 21, 30, 31, Sol 42; 2.3 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1931-1984 (Boxes 1-2, 31-35, Sol 42; 6 linear feet)

Series 3: Subject Files, 1955-1988 (Box 3, 35-36; 1.7 linear feet)

Series 4: Business Records, 1946-1981 (Boxes 3-5, 36-38, Sol 42; 3.8 linear feet)

Series 5: Writings, 1936-1980 (Box 5, 38, Sol 42; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, 1935-1983 (Boxes 5, 18-19, OV 22-27, 38, Sol 42; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 7:Books and Printed Material, 1904-1985 (Boxes 6-13, 19, OV 28, 38-40, Sol 43; 9.5 linear feet)

Series 8: Art Work, 1905-1982 (Boxes 13, 20, 40, Sol 43; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 9: Photographs, circa 1903-1980s (Boxes 14-15, 20, OV 29, 40-41, Sol 43; 3.5 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Louise Nevelson was born in 1899 in Kiev, Russia. Her parents, Isaac and Minna Berliawsky, and their children emigrated to America in 1905 and settled in Rockland, Maine, where the young Louise grew up as a bit of an outsider in local society. She decided upon a career in art at an early age and took some drawing classes in high school, before graduating in 1918. Two years later, she married Charles Nevelson, a wealthy businessman, and moved to New York. She proceeded to study painting, drawing, singing, acting, and eventually dancing. In 1922, Nevelson gave birth to a son, Myron (later called Mike). She eventually separated from her husband in the winter of 1932-1933; and they divorced officially in 1941.

Beginning in 1929, Nevelson began to study art full-time at the Art Students League, where she took classes with Kenneth Hayes Miller and Kimon Nicolaides. In 1931, she went to Europe and studied with Hans Hofmann in Munich before traveling to Italy and France. She returned to New York in 1932 and again studied for a time with Hofmann, who was by now a guest instructor at the Art Students League. In 1933, she met Diego Rivera while he was in New York working on his mural for Rockefeller Center and casually worked as his assistant for a short period. Shortly thereafter, she began to work in sculpture and joined a sculpture class taught by Chaim Gross at the Educational Alliance. She continued to draw and paint, and even took up etching, lithography, and other techniques at different points in her career, but from this time on, she concentrated on sculpture. Her early sculptures were primarily in plaster, clay, and tattistone.

During the thirties, Nevelson exhibited in a number of group shows (both non-juried and competitive ones), garnering some recognition for her work. In 1935, she taught mural painting at the Flatbush Boys Club in Brooklyn, as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), then went on to work in the fine-arts division as an easel painter and sculptor until 1939. In 1941, Nevelson had her first solo exhibition at the Nierendorf Gallery, run by Karl Nierendorf who represented her until his death in 1947. Both this and a one-woman show the following year received favorable reviews. It was around this time that she discovered the decorated shoeshine box of Joe Milone, a local tradesman, and arranged to have it exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, an occasion which received much notice in the press.

In the 1940s, Nevelson produced a great many works in stone, bronze, terra cotta, and wood, most of them being cubist studies of the figure. In 1943, she had a show titled "The Clown as the Center of his World" at the Norlyst Gallery, which featured works on a circus theme constructed from discarded pieces of wood and other material. This new work was not very well received at the time, and it wasn't until the mid-1950s that she began to work with discarded and found objects on a regular basis.

During the early-1950s, Nevelson attempted to exhibit her work as often as possible, eventually receiving various prizes and notices for her work in the press. She continued to struggle financially though and began to teach sculpture classes in the adult education program of the Great Neck, Long Island public schools in order to make ends meet. In 1955, she joined he Grand Central Moderns Gallery, which was run by Colette Roberts, and had several one-woman shows there. These included: "Ancient Games and Ancient Places" in 1955, featuring Bride of the Black Moon, "The Forest" in 1957, featuring First Personage, and "Moon Garden + One" in 1958, featuring her first wall, Sky Cathedral. During this period, she was painting her wood black and putting together entirely black exhibits; she went on to create works in white and gold in the early-1960s. Around this time, she also began to enclose her small sculptures within wooden boxes.

Nevelson joined the Martha Jackson Gallery in 1958, where she received a guaranteed income and finally achieved a certain degree of financial security. Her first show at the gallery, "Sky Columns Presence," took place in the fall of 1959. In 1960, she had her first one-woman exhibition in Europe at the Galerie Daniel Cordier in Paris. Later that year, her work, grouped together as "Dawn's Wedding Feast," was included in the group show, "Sixteen Americans," at the Museum of Modern Art, alongside the work of Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenburg, and other younger artists. She made her first museum sale in 1962 when the Whitney Museum of American Art purchased the black wall, Young Shadows. That same year, Nevelson's work was selected for the thirty-first Biennale in Venice.

Over the years, Nevelson took on several assistants, including Teddy Haseltine, Tom Kendall, and Diana Mackown, to help in the studio and with daily affairs. She also participated in various artists' groups, and served as President of the New York Chapter of Artists' Equity from 1957 to 1958, and as President of the national organization from 1962 to 1964. She left the Martha Jackson Gallery in 1962, and after a brief, unhappy stint with the Sidney Janis Gallery, she joined the Pace Gallery, which was run by Arnold Glimcher, in the fall of 1963. She proceeded to have shows of new work there about every two years for the remainder of her career. She had her first museum retrospective at the Whitney Museum in 1967, which featured over a hundred of her works from her drawings from the 1930s to her latest constructions. And in 1968, she was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters. By this time, Nevelson had achieved both critical and commercial success as an artist.

Nevelson always experimented with new materials; she continued to construct her black wood walls, but also went on make constructions from aluminium, plastic, and metal. In the fall of 1969, she was commissioned by Princeton University to do a monumental outdoor sculpture in Cor-ten steel (her first), and went on to do commissioned works for the Philadelphia Federal Courthouse, and Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, among others. In 1973, the Walker Art Center organized a major exhibition of Nevelson work which traveled around the country over the next two years. In 1975, she designed the chapel for St. Peter's Lutheran Church in midtown Manhattan.

Nevelson was widely honored for her work during her lifetime. Over the years, she received honorary degrees from Rutgers University and Harvard University, among other schools, as well as numerous awards, including the Brandeis University Creative Arts Award in Sculpture and the Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture in 1971, the gold medal for sculpture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1983, and the National Medal of the Arts in 1985. By the time of her death on April 17, 1988, Nevelson was considered by and large one of the most important American sculptors of the twentieth century.

Sources consulted for this biographical note include Louise Nevelson: A Passionate Life by Laurie Lisle and Louise Nevelson by Arnold Glimcher.
Related Material:
Other resources relating to Louise Nevelson in the Archives include oral history interviews with Nevelson conducted by Dorothy Seckler, June 1964-January 14, 1964, and Arnold Glimcher, January 30, 1972. Also related are a 4 part untranscribed audio recording of an interview with Nevelson by Barbaralee Diamonstein, an audio recording of an interview with Nevelson conducted by Barbara Braun in 1983, and a video recording of Nevelson's 1958 exhibition installation at Grand Central Moderns gallery.
Provenance:
Donated 1966-1979 by Louise Nevelson and in 2018 by the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine via Michael Komanecky, Chief Curator. The Farnsworth Art Museum received the materials from Louise Nevelson, her son Mike Nevelson, brother Nathan Berliawksy, and others that were close to the artist.
Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 addition. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Sculpture -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Interviews
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.neveloui
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Louise Nevelson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99c8dde75-538a-43a6-a68e-fa1db8e7d535
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-neveloui
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De Havilland DH-98 B/TT Mk. 35 Mosquito

Manufacturer:
De Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Alaskan spruce, English ash, Canadian birch and fir, and Ecuadorian balsa
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 16.51 m (54 ft 2 in)
Length: 12.55 m (41 ft 2 in)
Height: 3.81 m (12 ft 6in)
Weights: Empty, 6,638 kg (14,635 lb)
Gross, 10,433 kg (23,000 lb)
Engines: (2) Rolls Royce Merlin 113 and 114, liquid-cooled V-12,
1,690 horsepower
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1945
Credit Line:
Donated by the Royal Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19640023000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98851d52f-9fd9-4b51-8301-a960123c81ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640023000
Online Media:

Medal, Amelia Earhart, First Woman to Cross the Atlantic by Airplane

Manufacturer:
Whitehead-Hoag Co.  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Silk
Paper
Plastic
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Ink
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D (Approximate): 5.1 × 0.5 × 12.4cm (2 in. × 3/16 in. × 4 7/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640147000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90da75970-f5ae-43cf-b3ae-7915aa1a3cbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640147000
Online Media:

Spectrograph, Prime focus, Plate Holders, Photographic

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Wood, Paint, Stainless Steel, Brass, Adhesive, Plastic, Glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 2in. x 4 1/2in. x 8 1/2in. (5.1 x 11.4 x 21.6cm)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980110000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c9ced137-a2d3-4f75-863b-66d70a0fd9d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980110000

Mass Memory Controller, Microelectronic Hybrid, Milstar Communications Satellite

Manufacturer:
General Electric Space Systems Division  Search this
Materials:
Alumina, plastic, copper, glass, gold, steel, resin, adhesive, paint
Dimensions:
Other: 1/4 in. deep x 4 1/8 in. long x 4 1/8 in. wide (0.6 x 10.5 x 10.5cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Lockheed Martin
Inventory Number:
A19980305000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90a7760c2-76b7-42b2-a5fb-4d0a914cbe98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980305000

Model, Missile, Hound Dog AGM-28/GAM-77

Materials:
Plastic missile and base.
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 in. wide x 1 ft. long (10.16 x 30.48cm)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Credit Line:
Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.
Inventory Number:
A19981602000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv977dc401c-fcf3-4a44-97bc-96cfa6a697f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19981602000

Magazine laminate featuring Jaime Reyes, professional skater for Rookie Skateboards

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 10 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
magazine laminate, skateboarding
magazine laminate
Subject:
skateboarding  Search this
Professional  Search this
Women  Search this
Asian Pacific Americans  Search this
Business  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0271.10
Accession number:
2018.0271
Catalog number:
2018.0271.10
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-cfb9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1918208

Magazine laminate featuring Jaime Reyes, professional skater for Rookie Skateboards

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 10 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
magazine laminate, skateboarding
magazine laminate
Subject:
skateboarding  Search this
Professional  Search this
Women  Search this
Asian Pacific Americans  Search this
Business  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0271.11
Accession number:
2018.0271
Catalog number:
2018.0271.11
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-d08d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1918209

Magazine proof featuring Jaime Reyes, professional skater for Rookie Skateboards

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
magazine proof, skateboarding
magazine proof
Subject:
skateboarding  Search this
Professional  Search this
Women  Search this
Asian Pacific Americans  Search this
Business  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0271.14
Accession number:
2018.0271
Catalog number:
2018.0271.14
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-cdb1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1918212

Magazine proof featuring Jaime Reyes, professional skater for Rookie Skateboards

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 31.115 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
magazine proof, skateboarding
magazine proof
Date made:
1998
Subject:
skateboarding  Search this
Professional  Search this
Women  Search this
Asian Pacific Americans  Search this
Business  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0271.15
Accession number:
2018.0271
Catalog number:
2018.0271.15
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-cc3b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1918213

Grand Rapids -- Milt & Barbara Rohwer Garden

Former owner:
Rohwer, Milt  Search this
Rohwer, Barbara  Search this
Garden designer:
Rosselet, Stephen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Druse, Kenneth  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Milt & Barbara Rohwer Garden (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
United States of America -- Michigan -- Kent -- Grand Rapids
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and a photocopy of an article.
General:
The grounds of this quarter acre downtown property were too water-logged for conventional planting so working with garden designer Stephen Rosselet the owners created a pond and bog garden connected by a channel. A screened porch overlooked the garden and an elevated boardwalk laid out in a zig-zag provided access. After it was dug the pond was lined with a 500-pound sheet of rubber and edged with field rocks, while the bog was lined with perforated plastic for drainage. Shrubs, grasses and ferns that thrive in wet soil were planted in large swathes; moss at the edge of the bog was maintained by spraying buttermilk. The water garden provided habitat for birds, butterflies, and a pair of mallards that adopted this property.
Persons associated with the garden include Milt and Barbara Rohwer (former owners); Stephen Rosselet (garden designer).
Related Materials:
Milt & Barbara Rohwer Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (20 transparencies)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Ken Druse garden photography collection
Identifier:
AAG.DRU, File MI110
See more items in:
Ken Druse garden photography collection
Ken Druse garden photography collection / Series 1: Garden Images by Site / United States of America / 1.17: Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb66db567b1-4514-4df0-907e-02bdc9783382
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-dru-ref1392

Douglas SBD-6 Dauntless

Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Metal, plastic, fabric
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 ft. 11 in. × 33 ft., 6959lb., 40 ft. 9 in. (3.937m × 10.058m, 3156.6kg, 12.421m)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610109000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e4e59693-acd8-4170-be24-c7854642b85b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610109000

Model, Space Shuttle, Goodyear Meteor Jr. 3-Stage Fully Reusable Concept

Manufacturer:
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Airship Operations  Search this
Materials:
Wood, paint, brass, steel, adhesive, plastic, adhesive decals, plastic, felt
Dimensions:
Overall (with base): 2ft 3in. x 1ft 7in. x 1ft 4in. (68.58 x 48.26 x 40.64cm)
Type:
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Inventory Number:
A19800236000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv972ce1873-e010-4b3a-93b1-a8f3124155b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19800236000
Online Media:

Model, Dyna-soar X-20

Manufacturer:
Boeing Aerospace  Search this
Materials:
acrylic plastic, brass, paint
Dimensions:
Model: 4.5 × 27.8 × 16cm (1 3/4 × 10 15/16 × 6 5/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Boeing Aerospace Company.
Inventory Number:
A19900222000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91fc2e132-1ff1-44cf-b350-846d81073503
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19900222000
Online Media:

Mainframe Computer Component, Williams Tube Electrostatic Memory from the Ferranti Mark I Computer

Maker:
Ferranti Limited  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic; glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 70 cm x 33 cm x 29 cm; 27 9/16 in x 13 in x 11 7/16 in
Object Name:
mainframe computer component
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester
Date made:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Ferranti, Ltd.
ID Number:
CI.334386
Catalog number:
334386
Accession number:
309902
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Exhibition:
My Computing Device
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-d352-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1368485
Online Media:

Tuna Tracking Device

Maker:
Wildlife Computers  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic; metal (overall material)
beige (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 1 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 3.81 cm
body: 6 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 3.81 cm
antenna: 5 1/4 in x 1/16 in; 13.335 cm x .15875 cm
Object Name:
tracking device
Credit Line:
Gift of Wildlife Computers through Kevin Ng
ID Number:
2009.0153.01
Accession number:
2009.0153
Catalog number:
2009.0153.01
Model number:
99-763
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-bcbd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1434422

Costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
Headdress (.1): feather, satin, wood, metal, leather, and Velcro™
Cape (.2): synthetic fiber, metal, batting, and wire
Leather components (.3a-d): leather and metal
Wrist cuffs (.4ab): leather, metal, and batting
Boots (.5ab): plastic, synthetic fiber, leather, metal, batting, and Velcro™
Handcuffs (.6): leather and metal
Riding crop (.7): reinforced plastic, paint, leather, and metal
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55344f26b-69ae-4eb4-9063-81602360aa2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2

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