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Electricity and Modern Physics Photonegatives

Creator:
Information, Technology and Society, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Radio Corporation of America.  Search this
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922  Search this
Farnsworth, Philo Taylor, b. 1906  Search this
Marconi, Guglielmo, Marchese, 1874-1937  Search this
Marconi, Maria, Marchesa  Search this
Tesla, Nikola, 1857-1943  Search this
Correspondent:
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1890 - 1930
Summary:
Photographic negatives and some glass plate negatives depicting subjects relating to the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics' artifact collections and research interests. Negatives include portrait photographs of engineers (Marconi, Tesla, Bell, and Zworykin), images of radios, telegraphy equipment, and phonographs.
Scope and Contents:
Photographic negatives and some glass plate negatives depicting subjects relating to the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics' artifact collections. Negatives include portrait photographs of engineers (Marconi, Tesla, Bell, and Zworykin), images of radios, telegraphy equipment, radio equipment, inventors, and phonographs. The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) engineers and some equipment are especially well represented. Many of the negatives are unidentified and undated.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series and are arranged by topics. The folder titles in the container list were taken from the image enclosures.
Related Materials:
Materials held in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George H. Clark Radioana Collection, circa 1880-1950 (AC0055)

Thomas Alva Edison Photo Prints, 1890s-1933, (AC0299)

Kenneth M. Swezey Papers, 1891-1982 (AC0047)
Provenance:
Source unknown. Found in collections.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the photonegatives are 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.
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:
Radio -- Apparatus and supplies  Search this
Radio -- History  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Electricity and Modern Physics Photonegatives, 1898-1953, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0715
See more items in:
Electricity and Modern Physics Photonegatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0715
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Lloyd Espenschied Papers

Creator:
Espenschied, Lloyd, 1889-? ((electrical engineer) )  Search this
Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Bell Telephone Laboratories  Search this
Telefunken Wireless Telegraph Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
11.3 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1907-1969
Scope and Contents note:
Miscellaneous information on the history of telephonic and wireless communication; considerable personal correspondence about men and events in the field, especially disputed claims of inventions, development, and the like.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 4 series.

Series 1: Subject files, 1907-1964

Series 2: Papers and talks by Espenschied, 1923-1969

Series 3: Patents, 1928-1953

Series 4: Correspondence, 1947-1959
Biographical/Historical note:
Espenschied was born in St. Louis and graduated from Pratt Institute in electrical engineering, 1909; on staff of the Telefunken Wireless Telegraph Company, 1909-10; worked for American Telephone and Telegraph Company in various capacities, 1910-34; directed high-frequency transmission development for Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1934-37. Chief interests seem to have been wide-band and carrier waves and wide band systems for communications.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Radio  Search this
Telecommunication  Search this
Communication  Search this
Electrical engineering  Search this
Citation:
Lloyd Espenschied Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0013
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Lloyd Espenschied Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0013

[Display of patent drawing and object for Lee DeForest's wireless telegraphy, black & white photoprint]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Names:
De Forest, Lee, 1873-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 9.5" x 7.6".)
Container:
Box 405, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Patent applications
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Patent application filed 27 August 1906.
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000020.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Patent applications
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series A: Thomas Coke KnightT RCA Photographs, circa 1902-1950 / 1.1: Wireless / Early Wireless apparatus, tests and stations
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3668

[Condenser bank in the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America H.P. Station in Marion, Massachusetts, black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.6" x 8.6".)
Container:
Box 133, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000114.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3700

[Control room of Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of American station, Chatham, Massachusetts, black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.2" x 9.1".)
Container:
Box 135, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Shows cluttered desks with typewritters.
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000055.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 3
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3702

[Office of receiving station of Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of American station, Chatham, Massachusetts, black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.0" x 8.7".)
Container:
Box 135, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1930
Scope and Contents:
Shows man working at a typewritter.
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000056.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 3
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3703

[Operating building of Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of American station, Chatham, Massachusetts, black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.2" x 9.2".)
Container:
Box 135, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1929
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000057.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 3
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3704

[400 foot steel antenna mast for the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of American station, Chatham, Massachusetts, black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 9.0" x 6.1".)
Container:
Box 135, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1929
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000058.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 3
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3705

Western Union Building [black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (11.0" x 7.2")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1880
Scope and Contents:
Mounted photoprint with caption: "Western Union Building, 195 Broadway, New York / Before the Fire of 1890." Number R-2519 in lower right corner of print. Eight-story Victorian-style building with elaborate rooftop elements.
Arrangement:
In series 23?, box Ph-1?, folder 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000101(AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Office buildings -- New York (State)  Search this
Buildings -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1880-1890 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.14: Addenda (2017) / Western Union building, Broadway, New York City
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11364

[Portrait of Samuel F.B. Morse : black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Names:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (10.1" x 7.8")
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Circa 1860
Arrangement:
In series 23?, box Ph-40?, folder 5?.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000098 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.14: Addenda (2017) / Samuel F.B. Morse
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11367

Can I Send a Cablegram by Western Union? [Pamphlet]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 5.4" x 3.2")
Type:
Archival materials
Pamphlets
Cablegrams
Date:
Date unknown
Scope and Contents:
Image printed in green and black with image of Art Deco building.
Arrangement:
Box 4?
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000057 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Art deco (Architecture)  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pamphlets -- 1900-1930
Cablegrams
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.14: Addenda (2017)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11394

How...is a cablegram sent and received? [brochure]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 5.4" x 3.2")
Type:
Archival materials
Brochures
Cablegrams
Date:
Date unknown
Arrangement:
Box 4?
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000056 (AC Scan: cover)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Cablegrams
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.14: Addenda (2017)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11395

Take Pride in Your Job / and in Your Appearance / Correctly Uniformed Western Union Messenger

Sponsor:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper,, 5.9" x 4.0")
Container:
Box 748, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Circa 1920-1940
Scope and Contents:
Photomechanical reproduction of a photograph of a young uniformed messenger, multi-colored, with notes about specific points of correct attire, and arrows pointing to the figure.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000106 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph -- Employees  Search this
Messengers  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Uniforms  Search this
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.8: People / Western Union Messengers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11304

[Blank telegram form for Democratic National Convention, Chicago 1932, with shadow images of Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and Woodrow Wilson : printed form.]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Names:
Democratic National Convention (1932 : Chicago, Ill.).  Search this
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845  Search this
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.2" x 8.7")
Container:
Box 693, Folder 7: Blank Forms, Political Conventions
Type:
Archival materials
Telegrams
Forms (documents)
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1932
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000028.tif (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Democratic Party  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Telegrams
Forms (documents)
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 22: Telegrams / 22.3: Western Union Telegrams--Specialty / Political Conventions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11306

Telegraph here Western Union [sign painted on mat board]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 11.0" x 18.1")
Container:
Box 776, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Signs (declaratory or advertising artifacts)
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000026m.tif (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Signs (declaratory or advertising artifacts)
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.13: Oversized Photographs / Western Union Teleprinter (ink on paper)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11307

[Blank telegram form for Democratic National Convention, 1936. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] [printed form.]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Names:
Democratic National Convention (1936 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Democratic Party  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.0" x 8.5")
Container:
Box 693, Folder 7: Blank Forms, Political Conventions
Type:
Archival materials
Telegrams
Forms (documents)
Place:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Date:
1936
Scope and Contents:
Form bears imprint of Liberty Bell with heading, "Democratic National Convention / June 1936 / Philadelphia".
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000027.tif (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Political conventions  Search this
Liberty Bell  Search this
Genre/Form:
Telegrams
Forms (documents)
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 22: Telegrams / 22.3: Western Union Telegrams--Specialty / Political Conventions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11308

[Woman seated in front of and typing on a Western Union Teleprinter; Black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (9.9" x 8.1")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
May 16, 1944
Scope and Contents:
"No objection to publication, Bureau of Public Relations, War Department, Washington" stamped on back of photo.
Arrangement:
Box 471, Folder 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000022.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Typists  Search this
Women in war  Search this
Labor  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.7: Equipment / World War II, 1944
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11309

[Woman seated in front of and typing on a Western Union Telekrypton, black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8.1" x 10.0")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1940
Arrangement:
Box 471, Folder 3.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000023.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Labor  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Women employees  Search this
Typists  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.7: Equipment / World War II, 1945-46
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11310

[Woman seated at work station gumming down strips of type on telegram form. Black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 3.5" x 4.8")
Container:
Box 475, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Circa 1940's
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000025.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Labor  Search this
Women employees  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 12: Patent Materials / 12.5: Contract Department Correspondence Re Patents / February 1933-July 1933
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11311

[Woman seated in front of and typing on a Western Union machine with tape coming out of side : black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 7.4" x 8.6")
Container:
Box 746, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1930-1940
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000024.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Women employees  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Typists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Photographs -- 1900-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.7: Equipment / Miscellaneous equipment, some ca. 1940s, (7 R-photos, 33 others).
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11312

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