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Call Carl, Inc. Collection

Creator:
Call Carl, Inc.  Search this
Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Former owner:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box, 2 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertisements
Black-and-white photographs
Decals
Membership cards
Newsletters
Negatives (photographic)
Newspaper clippings
Date:
1914-1975
Content Description:
Archival material, including advertising and business records from the "Call Carl" chain of Washington, DC, automotive service stations. The collection includes photographs of Washington, DC streets in the years before automobiles; photographs of the building exterior; photographs of the interior, including employees at work in the garages as well as in the offices; photographs of company events; membership cards; advertisements and promotional materials; testimonials; decals; letters; and company newsletters, Exhaust Fumes.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Fredrick Carl and his four sons, Herman, Edmund, Louis, and Frederick, Jr., established Frederick Carl and Son, Inc. in 1919 to meet the growing demands for automobile repairs for all makes and models. In 1922 it changed its name and incorporated as Call Carl, Inc. with a chain of automotive service stations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Call Carl handled a range of services from the smallest adjustments to the rebuilding of entire automobiles. An emergency road service operated twenty-four hours a day. In 1982, KM, Inc. purchased the Call Carl auto centers which former Call Carl president, Konrad Murrer owned.
Separated Materials:
A five-year service pin awarded to employees of Call Carl, Inc. is in the Division of Work and Industry. See accession 1982.0664.
Provenance:
Collection donated by William Herrmann.
Restrictions:
The 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:
Automobile repair shops  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements -- 20th century
Black-and-white photographs
Decals
Membership cards
Newsletters -- 20th century
Newsletters -- 20th century
Negatives (photographic)
Newspaper clippings
Citation:
Call Carl, Inc. Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1474
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Call Carl, Inc. Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1474

The Legacy of the Green Book

Creator:
Smithsonian Affiliates  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-10-16T15:51:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNeighbor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Affiliates
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNeighbor
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_b8YJVfhXjgM

Ethel Leach and friends at Christmas

Photographer:
Peets, Orville Houghton, 1884-1968  Search this
Subject:
Leach, Ethel Pennewill Brown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1944 Dec. 25
Topic:
Families  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5174
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Olive Rush papers, 1879-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5174
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Red Cross Service Station

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pen and ink on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 5/8 x 17 5/8 in. (34.6 x 44.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1941-1942
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\medicine\nurse  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1046
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk773bb674a-63ad-4613-8034-02f38d2b4061
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1046

picture, Hideo Kaneshiro, Tule Lake, 1943-1945

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/8 in x 3 13/16 in; 10.4902 cm x 9.652 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: California, Tule Lake
Date made:
1943-1945
Credit Line:
Gift of Hideo Kaneshiro
ID Number:
2015.0248.09
Catalog number:
2015.0248.09
Accession number:
2015.0248
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d0e6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800526

Dazey Electric Can Opener and Knife Sharpener

Maker:
Dazey  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 16.5 cm x 14 cm; 7 15/32 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
can opener
Date made:
ca. 1960
Subject:
Technology  Search this
kitchen  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0100.01
Catalog number:
2013.0100.01
Accession number:
2013.0100
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Food
Exhibition:
Food: Transforming the American Table
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-739d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1409027

Burma-Shave Advertising Signs

Maker:
Burma-Vita Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 40 in x 6 in; 43.18 cm x 101.6 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
signs
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1959
Credit Line:
Gift of Brian Linker
ID Number:
2005.0121.01
Catalog number:
2005.0121.01
Accession number:
2005.0121
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Advertising
American Enterprise
Transportation
Road Transportation
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fc63-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1313589
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Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-40b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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Service Station Man; Woman I Need Your Love

Recording artist:
Trent, Carl  Search this
Maker:
Nugget Records  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0320.08823
Collector/donor number:
3014
Maker number:
NR-1059
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.08823
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-932c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1277278

Service Stations And Drive-Ins Are Springing Up Like Coffee Weeds

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.5 cm x 20.5 cm; 10 1/16 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
Photograph, Black And White
Credit Line:
Nancy L. Stipe for the John Wesley Stipe Family including Sea Stipe, Shirley Stipe-Raines, Sabra Bragg Stipe, Skipper Gentry StipeMaas, Sydnor Stormy Stipe-Lowrey, Shaddock Lowrey Stipe, and Eric Wesley Stipe
ID Number:
1995.0119.0375.088
Accession number:
1995.0119
Catalog number:
1995.0119.0375.088
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9b08-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_999982

Printed Documents Relating to the Career of A. Harry Wheeler

Unspecified:
Wheeler, Albert Harry  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 12.5 cm x 28 cm x 23 cm; 4 29/32 in x 11 1/32 in x 9 1/16 in
Object Name:
Pamphlets, Group of
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Date made:
1878-1948
Associated dates:
1878 / 1878, 1948 / 1948
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
ID Number:
1979.3002.123
Nonaccession number:
1979.3002
Catalog number:
1979.3002.123
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-03a2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1157258

R&V Knight Radiator Emblem

Object Name:
emblem, radiator
Other Terms:
emblem, radiator; Road; Automobile
Credit Line:
Hubert G. Larson
ID Number:
TR.325528.197
Accession number:
260303
Catalog number:
325528.197
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Radiator Emblems
Transportation
Road Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7dc9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_840381

Photographic print of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson and another woman in front of car

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
S.M. Jackson, American, 1894 - 1975  Search this
Eunice Jackson, American, 1903 - 2004  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Berry's Service Station, American, active 1920s  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (7 × 11.7 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1926
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52b46aae6-da5e-4f4d-90c9-071cda260f0d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.2
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Servicing a Family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
S.M. Jackson, American, 1894 - 1975  Search this
Eunice Jackson, American, 1903 - 2004  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Berry's Service Station, American, active 1920s  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (7 × 11.7 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b4ac1453-c88f-4056-83e1-d0be35438467
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.25
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Photographic print of damaged Jackson Funeral Home ambulance

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Berry's Service Station, American, active 1920s  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (8.3 × 12.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920-1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5796ab623-1dfa-4695-b5b0-1b4570d451c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.3
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Photographic print of Westley Williams

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Westley Williams  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 1/2 × 2 3/4 in. (11.4 × 7 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd541b5dd8d-b2aa-4bd6-99cb-54375ac8d901
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.9
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The Negro Motorist Green-Book

Published by:
Victor Hugo Green, American, 1892 - 1960  Search this
Subject of:
James A. Jackson, American, 1878 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 5 × 1/8 in. (17.8 × 12.7 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Barbershops  Search this
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d615a4ea-ae48-4b95-81bb-c0032a14a6b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.42
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Scorecard from Bobby Jones Golf Course

Distributed by:
Bobby Jones Golf Course, American, founded 1932  Search this
Subject of:
City of Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation, American, founded 1858  Search this
Jim Davey  Search this
Jack C. Delius  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 1/2 × 11 7/8 in. (14 × 30.2 cm)
Type:
cards
Place used:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Golf  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Seldon
Object number:
2016.34.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd560fca3d1-8034-4906-b926-0ce0b0ea7239
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.34.3
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Post Mortem 1929

Published by:
Howard University College of Medicine, American, founded 1868  Search this
Subject of:
Howard University, American, founded 1867  Search this
Medium:
cardboard , ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 3/4 x 8 x 1/2 in. (27.3 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
yearbooks
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1929
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.54.8
Restrictions & Rights:
public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd562d9f1dd-725a-46ac-95ac-7342d8542604
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.54.8
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Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Burdette, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 30, 1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bae1052d-3f71-49dc-89e0-2ed39df5d9a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.3

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