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Sewing machine [patent model]

Inventor:
Singer, Isaac M.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (object)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- Inventors
Date:
1851
Scope and Contents:
The National Museum of American History has the original patent model for this invention in its collection. Consult the United States Patent and Trademark Office web site for patent specifications, http://www.uspto.gov/patft/.
Biographical / Historical:
Patentee resided in New York, N.Y.
Patent granted August 12, 1851.
Local Numbers:
Patent No. 8294

16959B (SI Neg. No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Models (Patents)  Search this
Inventors -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Exchanges of patents and technical information  Search this
Sewing machines  Search this
Patents  Search this
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sewing Machines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sewing Machines
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-sewing-ref534

Apollo 11 Astronauts Arrive on USS Hornet & Enter Mobile Quarantine Facility

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-16T09:33:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hBvoBti09Ak

Koa the Kiwi

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2009-01-06T19:21:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_RjUsNa882qo

Studying Birds and West Nile Virus on the National Mall

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2009-09-25T13:26:40.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_UhNirq2cGbQ

Inside the Designer's Studio with Maria Pinto

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-12-04T16:08:04.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
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edanmdm:yt_7FvWEg0gZSQ

Designing Media: Chad Hurley

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2010-11-16T15:19:18.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Design  Search this
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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cooperhewitt
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 5: Mahealani Wendt

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2016-02-19T16:16:18.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
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edanmdm:yt_12gEIPa1eGU

I’ve Been Indigenous My Whole Life: Images of Indigenous Art and Activism

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2014-12-09T14:32:35.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 2: Williamson Chang

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2016-02-19T16:16:19.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 6: Question & Answer Session

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2016-02-19T16:16:18.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 4: Jonathan Kamakawiwo‘ole Osorio

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2016-02-19T16:16:18.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 3: Clyde Namu‘o

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2016-02-19T16:16:19.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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edanmdm:yt_SJmLaoptomg

Historic homes of the South-West Mountains, Virginia / by Edward C. Mead

Author:
Mead, Edward C (Edward Campbell) 1837-1908  Search this
Physical description:
275 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Genealogy
Place:
Virginia
Albemarle County
Albemarle County (Va.)
Date:
1899
Topic:
Historic buildings  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F232.A3 M47
F232.A3M47
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_85933

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Memorandums
Plans (drawings)
Sound recordings
Business records
Slides (photographs)
Digital images
Notes
Correspondence
Audiocassettes
Contracts
Audiotapes
Negatives
Videotapes
Photographic prints
Video recordings
Place:
Caribbean Area
St. Croix
Virgin Islands
Date:
June 26-July 7, 2013
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 5 series.

Series 1: Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Series 2: Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival

Series 3: One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage

Series 4: Special Events

Series 5: The Will to Adorn: African American Diversity, Style, and Identity
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival was produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and cosponsored by the National Park Service.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Introduction:
A remarkable celebration of the freedom of expression - sharing and seeking ideas and information - the Festival brings visitors face-to-face with hundreds of tradition bearers from around the world to explore their cultures and histories on the National Mall of the United States. The inherent give-and-take of the Festival creates relationships between people that in turn foster new understandings and new aspirations for communities large and small.

The Festival can only happen through collaboration with experts and supporters from around the world. The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage forms partnerships with people and organizations who share its commitment to cross-cultural communication and understanding. Together, they research the vital traditions of the highlighted communities, and imagine and prepare presentations for the public.

For this year's Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival program, the Festival partnered with the Balassi Institute in Budapest, and especially its Hungarian Cultural Center in New York, to create a compelling presentation that highlighted the dynamism and diversity of traditional culture in Hungary. For the One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage program, the Smithsonian collaborated with UNESCO, the National Geographic Society's Enduring Voices Project, and the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages to focus attention on the thousands of endangered languages in the world today and to demonstrate the important role that language documentation and revitalization play in sustaining cultural heritage and tradition. For the Will to Adorn: African American Diversity, Style, and Identity program, the Center engaged artists, organizations, researchers, and scholars from around the country, including a remarkable group of educators and youth from Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center in the Bronx, as well as Smithsonian colleagues at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, to explore the diversity of African American identity and communities through dress and adornment.

At the 2013 Festival, visitors could once again meet, talk with, and learn from the many exceptional people who are working to sustain the world's diverse living cultures. The traditions presented and stories told at the Festival often spark new curiosity in visitors and participants alike. The public could continue to explore these through the Center's Web site. Ultimately, the hope was that the Festival would serve as a catalyst for ongoing exploration, dialogue, and learning. As a civic ritual in its 47th year, the 2013 Festival commemorated the expression of our common humanity and our cultural diversity, as part of the nation and the global community.

The 2013 Festival took place for two five-day weeks (June 26-30 and July 3-7) between Madison Drive and Jefferson Drive and between 10th Street and 13th Street, south of the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of Natural History (see site plan). It featured three programs and special events including the Rinzler Concert.

The 2013 Program Book included participant lists for each program; keynote essays provided background on each of the programs; a separate brochure [hyperlink] provided a site plan and daily schedules.

The Festival was co-presented by the Smithsonian Institution and National Park Service and organized by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Michael Mason, Director; Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Olivia Cadaval, Betty Derbyshire, Sojin Kim, Daniel Sheehy, Reshma Sinanan-Hill, Barbara Strickland, Charlie Weber, Festival Interim Management Team; Cristina Díaz-Carrera, Production Manager

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Advisory Council

Libby O'Connell, Chair, Cathy Sulzberger, Co-Chair, Mounir Bouchenaki, G. Wayne Clough (ex officio), Sandra Gibson (ex officio), Mickey Hart, Bill Ivey, Richard Kurin (ex officio), Enrique R. Lamadrid, Michael Mason (ex officio), Ellen McCulloch-Lovell, Jennifer Cover Payne, J. Scott Raecker, Ann Elizabeth Sheffer, Deborah Wong

The Festival was supported by federally appropriated funds; Smithsonian trust funds; contributions from governments, businesses, foundations, and individuals; in-kind assistance; and food, recording, and craft sales. Other support for the 2013 Festival came from Smithsonian Channel, ExxonMobil, Turkish Airlines, and AARP.
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records .

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Archival Materials note:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
arts and crafts  Search this
World music  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Memorandums
Plans (drawings)
Sound recordings
Business records
Slides (photographs)
Digital images
Notes
Correspondence
Audiocassettes
Contracts
Audiotapes
Negatives
Videotapes
Photographic prints
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2013
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-2013

Parrot snake attacks red-eyed treefrog egg clutch

Creator:
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-12-10T20:18:24.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Science  Search this
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SmithsonianScience
Data Source:
Office of Public Affairs
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianScience
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_BAdrcSw79Zg

"Web of Deceit" - U.S. Postal Inspection Service Video

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-05-28T14:59:35.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
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SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_MHBho5MvzFQ

2013: A Year with the Chandra X-ray Observatory

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-02-03T19:32:55.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_NCE9Vy5NNcE

Light Beyond the Bulb: Intro to Light

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-06-05T15:14:45.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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cxcpub
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edanmdm:yt_tkaUSojCCqw

Designing Media: Jorge Just

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-11-16T15:43:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_FTKGCXM_iBs

2010 National Design Awards: Interaction Design - Lisa Strausfeld

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-12-05T18:02:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
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edanmdm:yt_lWRJuKesx_s

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