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Untitled Garden

Creator:
Weller, Eleanor C.  Search this
Adams, Julian, Dr.  Search this
Adams, Julian, Mrs.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Greenville
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Greenville County -- Greenville
Date:
04/01/1984
General:
Path and gate lead to the surprise - a Briggs trademark.
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:
Spring  Search this
Containers  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Fences  Search this
Columns  Search this
Bricks  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC046002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC046: Columbia -- Untitled Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d3207465-308e-4cf0-9e97-1c6adea840f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12792

Untitled Garden

Creator:
Weller, Eleanor C.  Search this
Adams, Julian, Dr.  Search this
Adams, Julian, Mrs.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Greenville
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Greenville County -- Greenville
Date:
04/01/1984
General:
The Briggs trademark is the surprise area. The rock (trademark) is in middle of the side garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Ornamental cabbages  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Containers  Search this
Hosta  Search this
Geraniums  Search this
Columns  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC046003
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC046: Columbia -- Untitled Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f1d60bed-f2c9-4d12-9f16-87da4c13535b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12793

Ardmore -- Sears Garden

Former owner:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Landscape architect:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Sears Garden (Ardmore, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County -- Ardmore
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles.
General:
Thomas Warren Sears (b.1880-1966) was a landscape architect who said his own garden in Ardmore, Pennsylvania was his favorite, and the formal style of his garden became his trademark design for private residences. The garden center was a sunken rectangular lawn, surrounded by low stone walls, terraces and flagstone walkways that were planted with a mixture of shrubs, perennial flowers, and ground covers, and separated from the stone house by a screen of trees. A tall stone wall at the end of the garden had a fountain inset.
Thomas Sears' formal garden was planted with more than fifty varieties of French lilacs, peonies and irises.
Sears was among the first landscape architects with a formal education, receiving the BS degree from the Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard University in 1906. During his professional career as a landscape architect Sears worked primarily in Maryland, North Carolina, New York, and Pennsylvania. He designed private gardens in the style of his own: sunken rectangular lawns with perennial and shrub borders that surmounted low walls and steps. Among his prominent commissions were Reynolda, home of tobacco magnate R. J. Reynolds, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where the formal gardens Sears laid out in 1916 were later added to the campus of Wake Forest University; the amphitheater at Swarthmore College in 1942; Balmuckety in Pikesville, Maryland, placed on the Baltimore County Historic register in 1988; and the restoration of the Colonial Revival gardens at Pennsbury in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Sears was also known for his published photographs of gardens and natural settings in the US and other countries.
Persons associated with the garden include Thomas Warren Sears (former owner and landscape architect, ca.1930?-1960s) and Ella D. Finney (former owner, ca. 1930s?-1960s?).
Related Materials:
Sears Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (43 glass plate negatives and photographic prints)
See others in:
J. Horace McFarland Collection, 1900-1961

Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection, 1900-1966.
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Ardmore  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA088
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6df8ed8b0-3640-4dc9-bc81-1b92bc2e4c99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16438

[Post Village]: wooden gazebo.

Photographer:
Christensen, Carol  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Post Village (Smyrna, Georgia)
United States of America -- Georgia -- Cobb County -- Smyrna
Date:
1996.
Scope and Contents:
"A wooden gazebo, a Post Trademark, is located near annual beds in natural areas to draw residents from the inside out to enjoy the landscape."
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 -- Georgia -- Smyrna.  Search this
Apartment houses  Search this
Gazebos  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Swings  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item GA157003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Georgia / GA157: Smyrna -- Post Village
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6e9fa9523-f6bf-480e-ab74-297d2cf11d66
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref23993

Tomkins Cove -- Rose Cove

Landscape architect:
Furlong, Ethelbert Ely, d. 1993  Search this
Provenance:
Rumson Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Rose Cove (Tomkins Cove, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Rockland County -- Stony Point -- Tomkins Cove
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, copy of patent approval for trademark by Kittie N. Tomkins, and site plan.
General:
Calvin Tomkins, Jr. built Rose Cove in 1900. The property is located high on a hillside with views of the Hudson River. From what can be assumed by studying the photos, a stone terrace was a level above the formal gardens. Steps led down through woods to the two gardens--rose and cutting gardens. Furlong described his work in a business brochure as "seven gardens, garden walks, pools, fountains, garden houses, perennial borders, [and] natural plantings." It is currently unknown where the other five gardens were located. It is known that one was a sunken garden. The property was subsequently subdivided and several houses were added to the original site.
Persons and Organizations associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Calvin and Kittie Tomkins, Jr. (former owners, 1900-1930s?); Mrs. Katherine Villard (former owner, 193?-?); and Ethelbert Furlong (landscape architect, 1920s).
Related Materials:
Rose Cove related holdings consist of 1 folder (10 35 mm. slides)
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 -- New York -- Tomkins Cove  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NY802
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb62031dcbf-0883-47d3-83f4-d32c2a574784
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref27138

European Beavers Live Up to Their Busy Reputations

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-02-09T16:30:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_oMQ5qhb7fvs

Convergence Education: A Framework to Help K-12 Educators Teach about Transdisciplinary Phenomena

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-08-09T20:49:10.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianEducation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianEducation
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_noxrpTN2mqA

Innovations in Aerospace Technology: 10 Million Patents and Beyond- What's New in Aerospace

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-07-24T15:38:21.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_frHFCVHjZD0

Commercialization and Institutions

Creator:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-11-30T22:04:30.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
LemelsonCenter
Data Source:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
LemelsonCenter
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_NC7RcXNCsLI

Sleepy John Estes and Yank Rachell film elements

Collection Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color, silent, original reversal, 16mm, 320 feet)
1 Film reel (optical soundtrack (transferred from original magnetic track), 16mm, 320 feet)
1 Film reel (color, silent, trims/outtakes, 16mm, 100 feet)
Container:
Reel OF 1323.3a
Reel OF 1323.3b
Reel OF 1323.3c
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Date:
circa 1967
Scope and Contents:
Film and sound elements recording performances by blues singers Sleepy John Estes and Yank Rachell.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8951f5363-f8a0-4428-9019-c7e3cd8d1217
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1323-ref7851

Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection

Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Extent:
65 Cubic feet (124 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-2012, undated
Summary:
Duncan Schiedt (1921-2014) was a jazz scholar, writer, photographer, film maker, researcher and pianist. He authored four books relating to jazz history. Many of his photographs and articles were featured in magazines, periodicals and documentaries. Schiedt also collected the work of other photographers on the subject of jazz. The collection primarily consists of photographs created by or collected by Mr. Schiedt.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of Schiedt's own photographs of jazz performers, photographs of jazz performers taken by other photographers, research notes, films, and recordings of jazz.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into five series.

Series 1: Background Information and Research Materials, 1915-2012, undated

Series 2: Photographic Materials, 1900-2012, undated

Subseries 2.1: Historical Photographs and Negatives, 1915-2012

Subseries 2.2: Artist Files Photographs, 1900-2000, undated

Subseries 2.3: Subject Files Photographs, 1916-2002, undated

Subseries 2.4: Roscoe Allen Photographic Prints, undated

Subseries 2.5: Individual Instrumentalists Photographic Prints and Negatives, 1938-1990, undated

Subseries 2.6: John Minor Negatives, undated

Subseries 2.7: Indianapolis Theater Photographic Prints and Negatives, 1935-1956, undated

Subseries 2.8: Theater and Vaudeville Negatives, 1910-1948, undated

Subseries 2.9: Glass Plate Negatives and Copy Prints, undated

Subseries 2.10: Publicity and Festival Negatives, 1930-1962, undated

Series 3: Charles T (Ted) Grubb Papers, 1919-1999, undated

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1901-1950, undated

Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, undated
Biographical / Historical:
For over sixty-five years, professional photographer Duncan Preston Schiedt combined his love of jazz with his love of photography. Born in 1921 in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Jacob and Kitty Schiedt, he later moved with his family to New York City. In the mid-1930s, he discovered the two loves of his life. Ironically, he first heard jazz or "swing music" as it was then known in a radio broadcast while attending a boys' school in England in 1936. Back in the States by 1938, he was enthralled when a friend showed him his basement darkroom and taught him how to develop film. He soon bought his own camera and began taking pictures in the Times Square movie palaces, nightclubs, and big band shows of New York. In World War II, he served as a cameraman in the Army Air Force, where he recorded atomic bomb tests in the western Pacific area, including Bikini Atoll.

In 1950, Schiedt married Betty Benjamin and moved to Hollywood where he worked at the Atomic Energy Commission's film laboratory for eight months. After returning to civilian life, he worked as a photographer in advertising in New York before moving in 1951 to Pittsboro, Indiana, where his parents had relocated. He had two children, Cameron and Leslie.

Thereafter, his interests in jazz and photography merged and became more than a hobby, as he transformed himself into one of the country's leading jazz historians and photographers. He traveled the country to photograph performers in movie houses, night clubs, big-band shows, jazz festivals, and other venues. Schiedt always shot in black and white, since to him that was the essence of jazz. As he wrote in the introduction to his book, Jazz in Black and White: The Photographs of Duncan Schiedt, "Jazz is a black and white music. Its range, from blinding brilliance to deepest shadings, seems to demand the drama that black and white can so easily provide. Consequently, when I take a photograph of a jazz subject, I see it in those terms."

He processed all his own film in his own darkroom so that any picture bearing his name was totally his own work. His photographs have been exhibited in numerous galleries, including the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, the Chicago Public Library, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Pensacola Art Museum. While shooting, Schiedt also interviewed his subjects, and those interviews added to his ever-growing scholarship in the field. He was the author of three books, The Jazz State of Indiana, Twelve Lives in Jazz,and Jazz in Black and White: The Photographs of Duncan Schiedt, and co-author of Ain't Misbehavin': The Story of Fats Waller. His photographs and articles have been published in the leading jazz periodicals and magazines. Over the years, he also amassed a first-rate collection of historical photographs of jazz musicians. Both his historical photographs and his original work were featured extensively in Ken Burns' Public Broadcasting Station series "Jazz." Duncan Schiedt died on March 12, 2014.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Leonard Gaskin Papers, NMAH.AC.0900
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by Duncan Schiedt's daughter and son, Leslie Michel and Cameron Schiedt.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Music  Search this
Citation:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1323
See more items in:
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81f29a1f3-28db-4274-babb-fe5a9ee71064
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1323
Online Media:

Audiovisual Materials

Collection Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1944-1967
Scope and Contents:
This series is comprised of two compilation reels of jazz and blues performances and three reels of original elements of a film recording performances by Sleepy John Estes and Yank Rachell.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1323, Series 5
See more items in:
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dd8e1e16-e438-4332-8158-cb163736dcbd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1323-ref334

Soundies

Collection Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (black and white, composite optical soundtrack, compilation reel, 16mm, 1150 feet)
Container:
Reel OF 1323.1
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Date:
circa 1944-1948
Scope and Contents:
Compilation reel of various musical performances. The following list is transcribed from a note attached to the original film cannister:

Gene Krupa Orchestra - Let Me Off Uptown (O'Day, Eldrige)

Fats Waller - Ain't Misbehavin'

Louis Armstrong - When It's Sleepy Time Down South

Hoagy Carmichael - Stardust, Lazybones (with Dorothy Dandridge)

Wingy Mannone - When the Saints Go Marching In

Fats Waller - Honey Suckle Rose

Rio Rita Orchestra (actually led by actress Donna Drake) with vocalist Alan Ladd - Look at You

Cootie Williams Orchestra (band short) - five musical segments including blues number by "Cleanhead" Eddie Vinson, Douglas Bros. dancers, Laura Watson vocal, Lindy Hoppers in finale
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep808d75e13-c5bb-4130-a262-9e4512ad22f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1323-ref7849

Jazz Performance Compilation

Collection Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (black and white, composite optical soundtrack, compilation reel, 16mm, 1250 feet)
Container:
Reel OF 1323.2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Date:
circa 1944-1947
Scope and Contents:
Compilation reel of jazz performances. The first four segments begin with title cards that read "U.M. + M. TV Corporation presents." The last segment has no titles but appears to be an excerpt from the 1945 film Tonight and Every Night.

A list of the contents was attached to the original film cannister and has been transcribed as follows:

Duke Ellington Orchestra - Symphony in Black

Duke Ellington Orchestra - Bundle of Blues (Rockin' in Rhythm - Stormy Weather - Bugle Call Rag)

Hoagy Carmichael with Jack Teagarden Orchestra and vocalist Meredith Blake (Two SLeepy People - That's Right, I'm Wrong - Washboard Blues - Lazybones - Small Fry - Rockin' Chair - Stardust)

Prof. Lamberti (incl. Rita Hayworth) vaude act
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85fcf28cd-11ac-4ebf-b15f-6b2e855ea7e9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1323-ref7850

No. 3,622: Trademark for Witch Hazel

Patentee:
Boericke & Tafel  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
wax (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 21 cm x 30 cm; x 8 1/4 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
Certificate, Trade-Mark
Other Terms:
Certificate, Trade-Mark; Commemorative & Association Items
Associated dates:
1876 04 25 / 1876 04 25
Credit Line:
Gift of Boericke and Tafel Pharmacy
ID Number:
MG.311682.0076
Accession number:
311682
Catalog number:
311682.0076
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b652-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1132574

Nursmatic No. 201, with Insta Valve

Maker:
Nursmatic Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
plastic (cap material)
rubber (nipple material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 3/4 in; 20.955 cm x 5.23875 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Infant Feeder
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
c1953
Date made:
ca 1953
Credit Line:
Gift of Nursmatic Corporation, through Leslie E. Mickle, Vice President; Accession 199187
ID Number:
MG.M-06680
Catalog number:
M-06680
Accession number:
199187
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Wonderplace
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8967-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_728964

C.A. Seydel Söhne Fluteophone

Maker:
C. A. Seydel Sohne  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15/16 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 11.7475 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 1 in x 4 7/8 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 12.3825 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.117
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.117
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-ce04-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306180
Online Media:

The US Innovation System in a Changing World

Creator:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-07-25T16:46:52.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
LemelsonCenter
Data Source:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
LemelsonCenter
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_PJbSPdGxcyo

President Lincoln and Gen. McClellan on Battle-Field of Antietam

Artist:
Alexander Gardner, 17 Oct 1821 - 10 Dec 1882  Search this
Sitter:
Delos Bennett Sackett, 14 Apr 1822 - 08 Mar 1885  Search this
George Montieth, 04 Nov 1839 - 13 Nov 1904  Search this
Nelson Bowman Sweitzer, c. 1828 - 07 Mar 1898  Search this
George Webb Morrell, 08 Jan 1815 - 11 Feb 1883  Search this
Alexander Stewart Webb, 15 Feb 1835 - 12 Feb 1911  Search this
George Brinton McClellan, 3 Dec 1826 - 29 Oct 1885  Search this
Scout Adams  Search this
Jonathan Letterman, 11 Dec 1824 - 15 Mar 1872  Search this
Unidentified Man  Search this
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Henry Jackson Hunt, 14 Sep 1819 - 11 Feb 1889  Search this
Fitz John Porter, 31 Aug 1822 - 21 May 1901  Search this
Unidentified Man  Search this
Frederick Thomas Locke, 17 Aug 1826 - 04 Feb 1893  Search this
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, 02 Nov 1810 - 27 Dec 1883  Search this
George Armstrong Custer, 5 Dec 1839 - 25 Jun 1876  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 17.6 × 22.6 cm (6 15/16 × 8 7/8")
Mount: 23 × 22.6 cm (9 1/16 × 8 7/8")
Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Maryland\Washington\battlefields\Antietam
Date:
October 3, 1862
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove  Search this
Architecture\Building\Tent  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Grass  Search this
Exterior\Military Camp  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Boots  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Male  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Alexander Stewart Webb: Male  Search this
Alexander Stewart Webb: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Henry Jackson Hunt: Male  Search this
Henry Jackson Hunt: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer  Search this
Henry Jackson Hunt: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Henry Jackson Hunt: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
George Armstrong Custer: Male  Search this
George Armstrong Custer: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Nelson Bowman Sweitzer: Male  Search this
Nelson Bowman Sweitzer: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Male  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: Male  Search this
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: Politics and Government\Government official\Surveyor  Search this
Jonathan Letterman: Male  Search this
Jonathan Letterman: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer  Search this
Jonathan Letterman: Medicine and Health\Physician\Army  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military and Intelligence\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
George Webb Morrell: Male  Search this
George Webb Morrell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
George Webb Morrell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Delos Bennett Sackett: Male  Search this
Delos Bennett Sackett: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Delos Bennett Sackett: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Frederick Thomas Locke: Male  Search this
Frederick Thomas Locke: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Frederick Thomas Locke: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
George Montieth: Male  Search this
George Montieth: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
George Montieth: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Scout Adams: Male  Search this
Scout Adams: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.80.106
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm423cc327f-dc24-415e-ac8a-97b773ef1f68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.106

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
60.54 Cubic feet (consisting of 131 boxes, 13 folders, 17 oversize folders, 20 map case folders, 2 flat boxes (1 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1832-1977
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Railroads 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:
Railroad materials comprise the largest subject category in the Warshaw Collection. These materials document a major industry and important transportation system that was instrumental in the western expansion of the United States. Railroads opened the way for the development of many other industries including mining, farming and manufacturing. The earliest materials document railroad lines operating on the east coast of the United States in the 1830s. The United States did not have the technical and manufacturing capabilities of some of the European nations. Cheaper land for railroad right of way and a government policy that guaranteed loans and provided grants to railroad companies based on the amount of track laid, however, encouraged rapid growth. Railroad companies in turn would sell land to settlers. Materials in this collection include the advertisements created to lure settlers west by promising this cheap and abundant land. The railroads were instrumental in transporting goods from the farm belt to the east coast and to Europe thus making the country a major trading post. Railroads also expedited the movement of troops during the Civil War which was the first war to employ the rails. Later in the century the growth of the far west is facilitated by passenger trains linking east and west. As the rail network became more efficient and capable of transporting raw materials, the United States became a world leader in coal and pig iron production. Evidence of the transporting of goods is found among these materials. The affluence of the late nineteenth century is reflected in the amount of materials in the collection that promoted luxury travel by rail. The rise of great railroad fortunes such as those of Vanderbilt, Harriman and Gould soon followed industry growth, as did scandal and corruption which in turn was followed by government regulation in the form of the Interstate Commerce Act and railroad legislation during Theodore Roosevelt's administration.

The twentieth century witnessed great efficiencies in locomotive car and track design and large increases in freight ton mileage as is reflected in the materials. There was, however, failure or downsizing of many railroad lines. Total passenger mileage declined over the years due to competition from other forms of transportation, the rise of the labor movement, increasing government control, a reduction in profits and the

The material consists primarily of correspondence, reports, patent records, pass books, resort guides, timetables, maps, periodicals, articles, printed advertisements, tickets, photographs, postcards and images from railroad companies. There is also a substantial amount of material from manufacturers and dealers of railroad equipment and supplies and from railroad organizations. Reference materials including articles and periodicals are also included among the materials. The materials are divided into six series.

Railroad Companies forms the largest amount of material in this category. This series is divided into two subseries. Subseries one is American railroad companies and subseries two is foreign companies.

American Companies document transportation service throughout the United States by the railroad lines including Albany and Susquehanna Railroad Company, Northern Railroad Corporation, Concord and Claremont, Contoocook River Railroad, Illinois Central Railroad, New York Central Railroad Company, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Sullivan, Central Vermont, Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road Company, Providence and Worcester Railroad Company, Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, Southern Pacific, Vermont Central Railroad Corporation and Union Pacific Railroad. There is a substantial amount of material from each company. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company or railroad line (s).

Foreign Companies includes companies servicing countries outside of the United States. Countries include Canada, England, France, India, Ireland, Scotland, Mexico and Switzerland. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company or railroad line (s).

Manufacturers and Distributors of Railroad Cars, Equipment and Supplies includes scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, printed advertisements, patents, catalogues, bills and receipts. Many of the companies produced cars for the railroad companies but also supplied equipment and parts. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company.

Organizations, Associations and Clubs includes material from groups that represented the interests of railroad companies, employees and tradesmen. Organizations include American Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents, American Association of Passenger Traffic Officers, American Association for Railroad and Locomotive History, American Electric Railway Association, American Electric Railway Manufacturers Association, American Electric Railway Transportation and Traffic Association, American Iron and Steel Association, American Railway Association, American Railway Bureau, American Railway Master Mechanics Association, American Street and Interurban Railway Accountants Association, Association of American Railroads, Association of General Freight Agents of New England, Association of Railway Executives, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen- Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Brotherhood Railroad Signalmen of America, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Convention of Railroad Commissioners, Eastern Railroad Association, International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Master Car Builders' Association, National Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents, National Council of Traveling Salesmen's Association of America, New England Association of Railroad Superintendents, New England Association of Superintendents of Steam Railways, New England General Ticket and Passenger Agents Association, New England Railroad Club, New England Railway Car Accounting Association, New England Summer Resort Association, North-Western, Railroadmen, Railroadians of America, Railway Business Association, Railway Car Accountants' Association, Railway Clearing House Association, Railway Club of Pittsburgh, Railway Educational Association, Railway Officials of America, Railway Storekeeping Association, Railway and Supplymen's Mutual Catalog Company, South-Western Passenger Association, South-Western Railway Association, Street Railway Association, Terminal Railroad Association of Saint Louis, Train Central Corporation of America, Transcontinental Association, United American Mechanics, United States Railroad Administration, Western Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents, Western Land Association of Minnesota, Western Railroad Association, Western Railways' Committee on Public Relations, Western States Passenger Association and the Yard Master's Mutual Benefit Association.

Images includes unidentified photographs, postcards, lithographs and sketches of locomotive cars, bridges, tunnels, accidents, collisions, depot stations, equipment, freight and shipping alternatives, Hancock Junction, horse-drawn railroads, memorials featuring trains, menus, tracks, employees working with trains, trademarks, cartoons, caricatures, illustrations from children's books, West Point and the second locomotive built in the United States. The materials that can be identified to a railroad company or line are found in series one. Most of the material are undated and is arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

General Files includes audit reports, Windsor Vermont Convention, income and expense accounts, mortgage bonds, bond offerings, export and import documents, financial records and stock lists, Florence and Keyport Company charter, Interstate Commerce Commission, legal records from states such as Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, United States and Vermont patent records, Philadelphia Company balance sheets, Railroad Administration, Rand's Rating Agency, taxation documents, Thompson and Bachedler track and switch specifications, pass, time sheets, freight documents, maps, destination literature, tours, ticket sales, passenger rate sheets, checks, receipts and invoices, tickets, guides, maps, timetables, transportation of freight documents, pass books, passenger proportions, freight rates, free pass policy of numerous railroad companies, freight rates, freight transportation documents for Empire Line Great Western, Great Central, Bitner's Despatch Line, Merchant's Despatch line, National Despatch line, and various companies, time sheets, transportation of freight documents, maps and destination literature, maps and destination literature, map of Great Britain, Dinsmore, map of the United States and Canada Railways, fares and schedules, official documents, special trip offers, tariffs for passengers, freight and grain, tariffs for livestock and merchandise, passenger rate sheets, Walker's Railway tables, baggage checks, checks, receipts and invoices, ticket sales, Dover, ticket agents, tickets,

Publications includes articles, reports, clippings, histories, fiction, periodicals for the railroad trade and general periodicals. The series is divided into three subseries: Subseries 1, Articles, Reports, Clippings, Histories, and Fiction; Subseries 2, Periodicals for the Railroad Trade; Subseries 3, General Periodicals.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Railroads 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.
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Railroads
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep860f3e0d4-3fed-46ba-9679-02db5f1c18cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-railroads
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