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Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection

Donor:
Shafer, Mary C.  Search this
Sheppard, Stephen  Search this
Landor, Josephine  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.  Search this
Meggars, Edith R.  Search this
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann  Search this
Hallwig, O.Morton  Search this
Holt, C.W.  Search this
Krause, Roy  Search this
Willcutts, Viola E.  Search this
Carmody, Stella  Search this
Annis, Esther Pauline  Search this
Coppola, John  Search this
Grossman, Walter  Search this
Frick, Margaret  Search this
Annis, Esther Pauline  Search this
Carmody, Stella  Search this
Coppola, John  Search this
Frick, Margaret  Search this
Grossman, Walter  Search this
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann  Search this
Hallwig, O.Morton  Search this
Holt, C.W.  Search this
Krause, Roy  Search this
Landor, Josephine  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.  Search this
Meggars, Edith R.  Search this
Shafer, Mary C.  Search this
Sheppard, Stephen  Search this
Willcutts, Viola E.  Search this
Collector:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Political History, Division of (NMAH)  Search this
Community Life, Div. of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Political History, Division of (NMAH)  Search this
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Source:
Warner, Peter M.  Search this
Names:
Ameriflora '92 (Columbus, Ohio)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee (Genova, Italy: 1992)  Search this
Expo '93 (Stuttgart, Germany)  Search this
Expo '93 (Taejŏn-si, Korea)  Search this
Exposición Universal de 1992 (Seville, Spain)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Floriade Zoetermeer (The Hague, Netherlands: 1992)  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (Paris, France: 1991)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Former owner:
Warner, Peter M.  Search this
Extent:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes, 12 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Leaflets
Stickers
Guidebooks
Brochures
Commemoratives
Schedules
Stationery
Fans
Calendars
Postcards
Shopping bags
Press releases
Tickets
Certificates
Bumper stickers
Pamphlets
Maps
Catalogs
Date:
1876-1993
Summary:
Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.
Scope and Contents:
The collection is a compilation of gifts from numerous donors, of printed materials and ephemera relating to World's Fairs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series chronologically by fair.
Provenance:
Collected from numerous donors by the Division of Community Life (now called the Division of Home and Community Life.) A number of items in the collection were also collected for the National Museum of American History by the Division. Donors include Viola E. Willcuts, Peter M. Warner, Edith B. Meggars, Elizabeth R. Lindsay, C.W. Holt, Walter Grossman, Margaret Frick, Peter M. Warner, Esther Pauline Annis, Roy Krause, Ameriflora, Expo '92, Expo '93, Colombo, O. Morton Hallwig and Elizabeth Ann Hallwig, Mary C. Shafer, Robert Vogel, John Coppola, Stella M. Carmody, Walter and Josephine Landor, and Stephen Sheppard.
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:
Exhibitions  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000
Programs
Clippings
Leaflets
Stickers
Guidebooks
Brochures
Commemoratives
Schedules
Stationery
Fans
Calendars
Postcards
Shopping bags
Press releases
Tickets
Certificates
Bumper stickers
Pamphlets
Maps
Catalogs
Citation:
Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, 1876-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1132
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Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1132

Holiday shopping bag designs

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Sun, 24 Dec 2017 07:40:57 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Smithsonian Insider
Data Source:
Smithsonian Insider
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_09bf9124790ebca7b149af7de556cab3

Edith Massey, South Broadway. Edith is one of the star performers of John Waters' films.

Artist:
Elinor Cahn, born Baltimore, MD 1925-died Baltimore, MD 2020  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 7 1/8 in. × 7 in. (18.1 × 17.8 cm) sheet: 10 × 7 7/8 in. (25.4 × 20.0 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Dress  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Object\other\sign  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\Edith's Shopping Bag  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.266
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f0e07ac2-6b39-4efb-b2c0-75fa12e885ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.266

Shopping bag used by Laurie Lewis (Havel) as a member of Team USA volleyball at the Mexico City Summer games, 1968

User:
Havel, Laurie Lewis  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 in x 11 in; 48.26 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
bag, olympics
shopping bag
Date made:
1968
Subject:
volleyball  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Amateur  Search this
Women  Search this
Souvenirs  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0098.08
Accession number:
2017.0098
Catalog number:
2017.0098.08
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/ng49ca746b3-b6f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1879076

Shopping Bag, Barnes and Noble

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat with handles: 20 in x 13 in x 1/4 in; 50.8 cm x 33.02 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.01
Catalog number:
2015.3022.01
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3c86-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692489

Shopping Bag, Sam the Olympic Eagle

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat with handles: 21 3/4 in x 12 1/8 in; 55.245 cm x 30.7975 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Date made:
1980s
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.02
Catalog number:
2015.3022.02
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d35b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692490

Shopping Bag, Legoland

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 39.37 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.03
Catalog number:
2015.3022.03
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692491

Nikon Shopping Bag

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 14 in x 12 in x 1/4 in; 35.56 cm x 30.48 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Date made:
1980s
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.04
Catalog number:
2015.3022.04
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Advertising
American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d3f8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692492

Shopping Bag, Sprint

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 13 1/2 in x 10 in x 1/4 in; 34.29 cm x 25.4 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.05
Catalog number:
2015.3022.05
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692493

Shopping Bag, Dansk

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 14 in x 8 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 35.56 cm x 22.225 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.06
Catalog number:
2015.3022.06
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-560c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692494

Shopping Bag, Elizabeth Arden The Salon

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 13 in x 7 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 33.02 cm x 19.685 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.07
Catalog number:
2015.3022.07
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d3f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692495

Shopping Bag, Brentano's Bookcase

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 13 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 34.29 cm x 22.225 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.08
Catalog number:
2015.3022.08
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692496

Shopping Bag, Pierre Deux

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 12 3/4 in x 10 in x 1/4 in; 32.385 cm x 25.4 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.09
Catalog number:
2015.3022.09
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d3fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692497

Shopping Bag, Starbucks Coffee

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 10 1/4 in x 8 in x 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 20.32 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.10
Catalog number:
2015.3022.10
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692498

Shopping Bag, Bullock's

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 11 1/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 22.225 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.11
Catalog number:
2015.3022.11
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692499

Shopping Bag, Chanel

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 10 1/4 in x 7 in x 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 17.78 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.12
Catalog number:
2015.3022.12
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d3fb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692500

Shopping Bag, Estee Lauder Al Fresco Colors

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 8 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 26.67 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Place made:
El Salvador
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.13
Catalog number:
2015.3022.13
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692501

Shopping Bag, Joe Boxer

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 10 1/4 in x 8 in x 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 20.32 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.14
Catalog number:
2015.3022.14
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d3fc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692502

Shopping Bag, Macys

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 9 7/8 in x 8 in x 1/4 in; 25.0825 cm x 20.32 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.15
Catalog number:
2015.3022.15
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d1d8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692503

Shopping Bag, Godiva Chocolatier

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall flat w/o handles: 9 5/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 24.4475 cm x 19.685 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
shopping bag
Credit Line:
Gift of Grace Cohen Grossman
ID Number:
2015.3022.16
Catalog number:
2015.3022.16
Nonaccession number:
2015.3022
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d3fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692504

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