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American Indian Women Weaving Rugs Outdoors--A Common Sight Along the Highway [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Names:
Adamson, Glenn  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- 1900-1910  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
New Mexico -- 1900-1910
Southwest
Scope and Contents:
Color illustration from the "New Mexico: Postcard booklet" (BL381). It depicts two women sitting on the ground working on a rug.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico---General Mountain Views.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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.
Occupation:
Weavers  Search this
Topic:
Rural women -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910  Search this
Rugs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1890-1910
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - General Mountain Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2179

Washington Postcards

Collector:
North Carolina Museum of History  Search this
Creator:
Buckingham, C. O.  Search this
Washington News Co.  Search this
Names:
Library of Congress -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.) -- 1900-1910  Search this
Parrot, The (restaurant) -- Chronological subdivision--ca. 1906; Geographic subdivision--Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Photolithographs
Photomechanical prints
Reproductions
Photographs
Date:
circa 1906
Scope and Contents:
Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unmailed); and (3) a black-and-white advertising postcard of a restaurant interior ("The Parrot", no message, unmailed).
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
HIstorical Note:
"Picture postcards became the medium of choice for informal correspondence shortly after their introduction in the first decade of the twentieth century. Many postcards were engraved, lithographed, or otherwise mass produced.... Taken as a whole, postcards provide us with the most complete pictorial record of life in early twentieth century America...."*

The history of commercial photomechanical postcard publishing is treated in references such as: Range, Thomas E. The Book of Postcard Collecting. New York: Dutton, 1980.
Provenance:
Collection donated by North Carolina Museum of History, through Allen R. Hoilman, Collections Assistant in 1988 and 1989.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Probably public domain due to copyright expiration. Fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Buildings -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Restaurants -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1910
Picture postcards -- 1890-1910
Photolithographs
Photomechanical prints
Reproductions
Photographs -- Photomechanical reproductions -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Washington Postcards, circa 1906, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0413
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Washington Postcards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0413

Archives Center Photoprint Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1870-1880
Scope and Contents note:
This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.
Arrangement:
Divided into 2 series (new series to be added as needed: (1) Philadelphia Centennial; (2) sightseeing bus.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection has been designated as a repository for miscellaneous photographic prints transferred from Smithsonian curatorial divisions, other offices, and outside donors. The first items (Series 1) were transferred to the Archives Center by Deborah J. Warner, Curator, Division of Physical Sciences, NMAH, November 9, 1992: she reported that these items were found in her collections, source unknown. The second acquisition (Series 2) is a gift from Alberta Young. Series 3 was found in the collections, Archives Center.
Provenance:
Found in collections in the Division of Physical Sciences, National Museum of American History.
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:
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Buses  Search this
Exhibitions -- 1870-1880 -- Philadelphia  Search this
Sightseeing business -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Citation:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0496
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Archives Center Photoprint Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0496
Online Media:

Sightseeing bus with 27 passengers and driver, Washington, D.C. : silver albumen photoprint

Photographer:
Brown, H. M.  Search this
Donor:
Young, Alberta F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver albumen on paper, mounted on board., 5-1/2" x 7-1/2")
Type:
Archival materials
Albumen prints
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- 1900-1910
Date:
ca. 1900-1910
Local Numbers:
2010.3080 (Nonacc.No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Sightseeing business -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Buses -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albumen prints -- 1900-1910.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Photoprint Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0496-ref512

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications
Business records
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Colorado -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel -- 1910-1950
China -- Description and Travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
United States -- description and travel
Date:
1844-1966
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
Tours consists of business records and advertisements created by tourism companies and rail lines, travel guides to varied countries and geographic areas, and other select items such as travel advice, resources on hotels and resorts, and travel-related events or lectures.

No expansive business documentation exists for any company represented within the records. The strength of the collection lies in its breadth of information about other countries, states, or geographic locations provided for the purposes of informing travelers. While no substantial material concerning the history and development of the tourism industry exists within the collection, this subject category provides substantial resources for researchers interested in sorts of information that was made available to tourists, types of travel and tours available, and background about resources and perceptions of promoted vacation destinations over a long time period.
Arrangement:
Tours is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Tours is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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:
Railroads -- 19th century  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century  Search this
Health resorts  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Railroads -- 1860-1900  Search this
Railroads -- 1874-1910  Search this
Travel  Search this
Hotels  Search this
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Railroads -- Dining-car service  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Sleeping cars (Railroads)  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Travel -- 1890-1930  Search this
Tourist trade -- Postcards  Search this
Travel -- 1910-1920  Search this
Railroad travel  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Family vacations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1910-1940  Search this
Railroad stations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
advertising -- Transportation  Search this
Vacations  Search this
Railroad passenger cars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications -- Business
Business records
Publications
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tours

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