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R. E. G. (Ron) Davies Air Transport Collection

Creator:
Davies, R. E. G. (Ronald Edward George)  Search this
Extent:
61.38 Cubic feet (143 document boxes; 4 cassette boxes; 10 shoeboxes; 1 oversize box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Timetables
Annual reports
Memorabilia
Notebooks
Date:
bulk 1910s to 2010
1847 to 2011
Summary:
R. E. G. (Ron) Davies (1921 -2011) was an English airline historian, who worked in airline marketing research before joining the National Air and Space Museum in 1981. He served as a curator until his retirement in 2011. This reference collection was compiled by Davies during his career and consists of historical data and materials—including photographs, timetables, and memorabilia—from the airlines of the world.
Scope and Contents:
This reference collection was compiled by Ron Davies throughout his career both as a market researcher and an academic and curator. Materials consist of 63 loose-leaf binders (called dossiers), each containing historical data on the airlines of a country or region, hand-drawn maps, chronologies, articles and marketing materials; over 5000 aviation prints; over 3500 airline timetables; and miscellaneous airline memorabilia. The collection also contains oral history materials, both transcripts and audio cassettes, and four catalogued videotapes.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in six series:

Series 1: Dossiers

Series 2: Photographs

Series 3: Timetables

Series 4: Oral History

Series 5: Personal Materials

Series 6: Motion Picture Materials

Additional title information has been added by the processing archivist in brackets.
Biographical / Historical:
R. E. G. (Ron) Davies (1921-2011) was born in England and educated in Shaftesbury, Dorset. After spending six and a half years in the British Army, Davies joined the newly formed Ministry of Civil Aviation. Davies then spent six years in economic research with British European Airways, before joining British Aeroplane Company in 1957, where he set up a market research department. Davies worked in various manufacturing companies, specializing in market research and traffic analysis.

In 1968, Davies went to work in the United States for Douglas Aircraft, where he remained for 13 years as head of market research. In 1981, Davies was appointed as the Charles Lindbergh Chair of Aerospace History at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC. After his appointment as Lindbergh Chair ended, Davies became a curator in the Aeronautics Division of the Museum. He retired in 2011.

Davies wrote 26 books about airlines, airline personalities and aspects of air transport, including the reference standards: A History of the World Airlines, Airlines of the United States since 1914, Airlines of Latin America since 1919, Airlines of Asia, and Airlines of the Jet Age: A History. He also founded Paladwr Press in 1987, publishing a series of books on various airlines and their aircraft.

Davies was a Fellow of three Royal Societies: Aeronautics, Arts, and Geographical and was an Associate of the Academe National de L'Air et de l'Espace. He was a Fellow National of the Explorers Club and a member of the New York's Wings Club and Washington's Cosmos Club. He received Brazil's Santos Dumont Medal and the Aeronautics Order of Merit.
Provenance:
R. E. G. (Ron) Davies, Gift, 1981, NASM.XXXX.0604.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Airlines  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Timetables
Annual reports
Memorabilia -- 20th century
Notebooks
Citation:
R. E. G. (Ron) Davies Air Transport Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0604, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0604
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R. E. G. (Ron) Davies Air Transport Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg29424ca5a-d1c8-4305-a392-1808a01b1255
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0604
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Pearl Bowser Audiovisual Collection

Names:
Andrade-Watkins, Claire  Search this
Bambara, Toni Cade  Search this
Dash, Julie  Search this
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Greaves, William, 1953-2005  Search this
Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989  Search this
Jafa, Arthur  Search this
Jones, Robert Earl, 1904-2006  Search this
Massiah, Louis  Search this
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951  Search this
Moses, Ethel  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Sanchez, Sonia, 1934- (poet, reader)  Search this
Snead, James A., 1953-1989  Search this
Spence, Louise, 1945-  Search this
Tucker, Lorenzo  Search this
Donor:
Bowser, Pearl, 1931-  Search this
Extent:
approximately 100 Motion picture films
213 Sound cassettes (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Sound cassettes
Sound cassette
Oral histories (document genres)
16mm motion picture film
Vhs (videotape format)
Place:
England
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Memphis (Tenn.)
Date:
bulk 1920-2001
Biographical / Historical:
Pearl Bowser is a filmmaker, producer, author, lecturer, and highly acclaimed scholar of African American film who is recognized as an authority on the works of Oscar Micheaux, a noted writer, director, and producer of race films from 1919 to 1948.

Born Pearl Johnson on June 25, 1931, in Sugar Hill, Harlem, New York, she was named after her mother (also Pearl Johnson), a domestic worker who had been raised in a Catholic nunnery. On occasional Saturdays, the younger Pearl would accompany her mother to work in apartments in lower Manhattan, where she would assist her by folding handkerchiefs for a small allowance. After moving to a lower part of Harlem when she was about four years old, she met Harlem entrepreneur "Bumpy" Johnson, for whom she and other children in the neighborhood did odd jobs such as counting coins or attending to his ice-cream stand. Johnson, who would sometimes give the children joy rides in his Cadillac, occasionally allowed Pearl and the other children to borrow books from his extensive library, provided that they read them and submitted to a quiz.

As a child, Bowser had several racist encounters. For example, one of her white kindergarten teachers at her elementary school wore gloves in the classroom as to not touch Black pupils. She was also occasionally teased for having a gap between her teeth but felt insulated from sustained bullying because she had several older brothers who sometimes protected her. On a separate occasion, when she was about nine years old, her mother sent her on a trip from New York to the South to visit relatives. Although her mother had purchased tickets for her to be in a Pullman car, when she changed trains in Washington, DC., she was forced to ride in the car behind the engine, which left her covered in soot.

An avid reader, Pearl excelled in elementary and high school and received a scholarship to attend Brooklyn College, where she majored in biology. She supplemented her income by recording the numbers in one of Bumpy Johnson's shops. Disappointed with the quality of the education she was receiving, Bowser withdrew from Brooklyn College, eventually landing a job at CBS where she worked on a team that analyzed Nielsen ratings.

In 1955, Pearl married fellow New Yorker LeRoy Bowser. By the mid-1960s, although Pearl and LeRoy Bowser had separate interests, they both were working simultaneously in the civil rights movement. While LeRoy was active in Brooklyn CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) and went to the South in the summer to teach for what was the beginning of HeadStart, Pearl, along with other production activists, took to the streets documenting African American culture and issues—working to bring these films to schools. Additionally, Bowser wanted to write a cookbook to earn funds for Brooklyn's CORE organization. She was approached by David Davis, the editor of Tuesday Magazine. Tuesday had distribution in the Herald Tribune across the country as a Sunday supplement. As the urban-world magazine exploded in Black communities, "Joan" Bowser's two-page pictorials on Southern cooking with a set of recipes became very popular in the five years she wrote them. Bowser retained copyrights to the articles, and easily completed her cookbook a short time later.

Bowser's colleague at ABC, Charles Hobson, found a used book written by Peter Noble about Black films and Oscar Micheaux. The volume was slim and contained what little information contained in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) files. Hobson and his colleagues wanted to write a book about the topic, and they assigned Bowser to begin the research. As part of the project, Bowser went to California to interview actors who may have been in early Black films or may have worked with Micheaux. What she learned began her intensive scholarship into Micheaux and his fellow filmmakers.

In 1971, she organized her first film festival, the Black Film History Series. In 1979, she organized the nation's first American women's film festival in New York City. She also presented a major retrospective, Independent Black American Cinema 1920-1980, which toured the country during 1981 and 1982. She also directed the Journey Across Three Continents film and lecture series, which toured the country from 1983-1985. Bowser also served as president of the prestigious Flaherty Film Seminar in 1987. In 1989, she, alongside Grant Munro, programmed the 35th Flaherty Film Seminar, which featured films such as Finzan, Zajota and the Boogie Spirit, Daughters of the Dust, and many more. She has also been a judge at the world-renown Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESCPACO) in Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta).

In the 1980s Bowser was awarded an independent artists grant by the Ford Foundation to travel west and collect oral histories from individuals in Oscar Micheaux's orbit, loosely following the route he would have travelled decades earlier. Stopping in cities such as Roanoke, Virginia; Memphis, Tennessee; and Jackson, Mississippi, she collected dozens of oral histories from actors, actresses etc. that knew Oscar Micheaux. Through this research she became an eminent figure in the Black independent film industry. Working as a programmer, she travelled around the United States and the world showing films by domestic and Black filmmakers within the Diaspora.

Despite her wealth of experience working as a programmer, it wasn't until the 1990s that Bowser made her directorial debut with the documentary film Midnight Ramble. Funded by American Experience, the film looks at African Americans and Hollywood movies from 1910 through the 1950s. In 2000, she, along with Louise Spence, co-authored Writing Himself into History: Oscar Micheaux, His Silent Films and His Audiences, a book about the pioneering filmmaker. Additionally, she is founder and director of Chamba Educational Film Services, a film distribution company that specialized in distributing films by African American filmmakers. In the early 1980s, she renamed her company/collection as African Diaspora Images, a collection of historical and contemporary films documenting Black film history. She subsequently joined Third World Newsreel, where she was director of their theater department.

In 2012, Pearl Bowser donated her extensive collection of books, sound cassettes, films, film memorabilia, and papers to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Sources:

1940 United States Federal Census; New York, New York, New York, population schedule, p. 61B, house number 1486, family 195, Pearl Bowser; Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012 accessed: 10 Sept 2022); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm: m-t0627-02665

Bowser, Pearl. Pearl Bowser Oral History. Interview by Tuliza Fleming and Jennifer Lyon, July 21, 2011.
Provenance:
Acquired as a donation from Pearl Bowser in 2012.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access to collection materials requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Filmmakers  Search this
Actors -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Film festivals  Search this
African American actors  Search this
African American actresses  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Race films  Search this
African American motion picture producers and directors  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
Meetings  Search this
Conferences  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Amateur films  Search this
Motion picture soundtracks  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Radio broadcasts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound cassette
Oral histories (document genres)
16mm motion picture film
VHS (videotape format)
Citation:
Pearl Bowser Collection, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Identifier:
NMAAHC.A2012.79.AV
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Pearl Bowser Audiovisual Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3209e9c6d-3045-4a0a-941e-6519385b18d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmaahc-a2012-79-av

Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
15 Film reels
2 Videocassettes (BetacamSP)
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Videocassettes (vhs)
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1930-1978
Scope and Contents:
An artificial collection of film and video on various subjects, created for the purpose of controlling the acquisition of single items or small groups of films and videotapes.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
This artificial collection was created for the purpose of controlling the on-going acquisition of single items or small groups of films and videotapes. Each acquisition is carefully considered for its contribution to the overall strengths of Archives Center and National Museum of American History collections, although each may not warrant the creation of a separate collection identity.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown unless otherwise noted. Artificial collection.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0358
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f76b6e2c-c964-4323-aaeb-ff03977568cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0358

March of Dimes Spot

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0001
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1955
Scope and Contents:
With Sammy Davis, Jr.
Provenance:
Transferred from Human Studies Film Archives, National Museum of Natural History; found in a collection received from another National Museum of Natural History unit, but not appropriate to Human Studies Film Archives collections; original source unknown.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ead62a48-4f4e-4842-87b7-978e54a9f0dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref14

Edgar Bergen Show

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0003
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1951
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Center for Film and Video Preservation; duplicate print from the AFI Edgar Bergen Collection; listed on transfer memo as Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy. Ghost Town Television Show.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d806c82c-48f0-4eaa-b70c-9b6181e3dbb7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref15

The Medal Maker

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (Total Running Time: 28:00)
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0004
Video MV358.4
Video RV358.4
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1930
Scope and Contents:
Reference video available.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87d53e64a-416a-4543-a370-d5a05ddfb929
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref19

Monk Automaton

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (Total Running Time: 03:00., 16mm color silent print, 250 ft. (faded to magenta), BetaCam SP video master)
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0005
Video MV358.5
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
A demonstration of a working National Museum of American History automaton filmed by John Hiller in 1978. Reference video available.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82f1868c0-0e9c-446c-9c95-dca1796a1915
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref20

National Museum of History and Technology Banking Exhibit Film

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (Faded to magenta, sound out of sync.)
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0006
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1976
Scope and Contents:
Film made for an exhibit about banking at the then National Museum of History and Technology. Performers include John Belushi and Gilda Radner. Produced by Pellogrini.
Provenance:
Found in collection.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83d2c0025-b3d2-40c7-9337-c129592ea7f7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref21

Second Effort

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print)
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0009
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents:
Dartnell training film starring Vince Lombardi.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83a6b02dc-7ded-42b1-a433-f1c83b450180
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref30

Losers Let It Happen

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0002
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8167423a3-a67c-48b2-b8db-629676d2dbe4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref33

Half Century of Advertising Milestones

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0010
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ec53aa38-55c4-4b79-bb56-b73cebc77d38
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref35

Why They Come Back

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0007
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88fd9daa5-855f-429a-83c8-6440972bb58d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref37

The Profit Picture

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0008
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1967
Scope and Contents:
Producer: Raybestos Division Division of Raybestos-Manhattan, Inc., Bridgeport. Conn.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8373ead87-70c5-4757-9b23-10fbd83fbd84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref38

Mathew Brady

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0011
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fcaaa98e-b2b9-4649-aae0-3799b86fc9a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref43

An Unpurchasable Bounty

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0012
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87669250a-157e-4a4c-a787-1dc9f69725cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref44

Eleanor Roosevelt

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Container:
Reel AC0358-OF0013
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Date:
1984 September 7
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d2ba45c7-732c-464b-b2e1-7a8e74f19944
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref45

The Medal Maker [motion picture]

Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Numismatics  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (film)
Type:
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
circa 1930
Scope and Contents:
One reel of black-and-white, silent film, approximately 600 feet, 16mm, entitled THE MEDAL MAKER. With videotape user copy.
Local Numbers:
1997.3079 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access to videotape copy only, on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Topic:
Numismatics  Search this
Medals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection / The Medal Maker
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80241c602-7b0b-4c07-a22b-642ca3d8d426
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref546

[March of Dimes advertising "spot"]

Collector:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Names:
March of Dimes  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (film)
Type:
Archival materials
Commercials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1955
Scope and Contents:
A 16mm film spot (commercial) about the March of Dimes.
Local Numbers:
2002.3081 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access to videotape copy only, on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Topic:
Television advertising  Search this
Charities  Search this
Poliomyelitis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Commercials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection / March of Dimes Spot
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8091b6652-c637-4474-b149-d34a5cfea1da
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref547

Ghost Town [Edgar Bergen television show]

Creator:
American Film Institute. National Center for Film and Video Preservation  Search this
Advertiser:
Coca-Cola Company  Search this
Names:
Bergen, Edgar  Search this
McCarthy, Charlie  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (film)
Type:
Archival materials
Commercials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1951
Scope and Contents:
Duplicate of print in AFI collection: black-and-white 16mm film of the television show "Ghost Town" featuring Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and other guests. Sponsored by Coca Cola and featuring some Coca Cola commercials.
Local Numbers:
2002.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Topic:
Broadcast advertising  Search this
Television programs -- 1950-1960  Search this
Television advertising -- 1950-1960 -- United States  Search this
Television  Search this
Genre/Form:
Commercials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection / Edgar Bergen Show
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep828cfccd5-6b14-466c-b05e-81f17e9fe441
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref548

Chance to Lose [motion picture]

Collector:
American Film Institute. National Center for Film and Video Preservation  Search this
Donor:
American Film Institute. National Center for Film and Video Preservation  Search this
Producer:
Chrysler Corporation  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (film)
Type:
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1946
Scope and Contents:
A black-and-white 16mm film promoting good driving habits while extolling the dependability of Chrysler Plymouth automobiles.
Local Numbers:
2002.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access to videotape copy only, on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction may be restricted due to copyright or trademark. Contact Archives Center staff for more information.
Topic:
Automobile driving  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection, 1930-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Miscellaneous Film and Videotape Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep861fe64fb-b211-4199-960c-6a26e90cfa2a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0358-ref549

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