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Bomba Drum

Physical Description:
goatskin (hide material)
iron (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 cm x 26 cm x 6.5 cm; 10 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 2 9/16 in
Object Name:
drum
Place Made:
Puerto Rico: San Juan, San Juan
Location where used:
Puerto Rico
Date made:
ca 1954
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Rafael Cepeda Atiles
ID Number:
1983.0686.01
Accession number:
1983.0686
Catalog number:
1983.0686.01
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Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0033-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_681731
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Patent Model for Paper Bag Machine

Maker:
Knight, Margaret E.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 12 3/16 in; 16.2052 cm x 17.145 cm x 30.9372 cm
Object Name:
patent model
Object Type:
Patent Model
papermaking
Date made:
ca 1879
Patent date:
1879-10-28
Related Publication:
Harris, Elizabeth M.. Patent Models in the Graphic Arts Collection
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Pravel, Gambrell, Hewitt, Kirk, Kimball, and Dodge
ID Number:
1980.0004.01
Accession number:
1980.0004
Catalog number:
1980.0004.01
GA*89797.220925
Patent number:
220925
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Food
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Communications
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
National Treasures exhibit
Patent Models
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-df53-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_214303
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Silvertone Electric-Acoustic Guitar, used by Jesse Fuller

User:
Fuller, Jesse  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 107 cm x 40 cm x 10 cm; 42 1/8 in x 15 3/4 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
guitar
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1962
Credit Line:
Gift of Alice Robinson
ID Number:
1994.0053.01
Accession number:
1994.0053
Catalog number:
1994.0053.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Guitars
Music & Musical Instruments
Artifact Walls exhibit
Exhibition:
Sounding American Music
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-449b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_607587
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School Bus Emergency Door Window

Title:
Broken School Bus Window from Boston Desegregation Violence, 1974
Maker:
Auto-Bus, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
rubber (seal material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 20 in; 50.8 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
window
Other Terms:
window; Road
Credit Line:
Gift of Auto-Bus, Inc., through Robert E. White
ID Number:
1983.0457.01
Accession number:
1983.0457
Catalog number:
1983.0457.01
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Government, Politics, and Reform
Cultures & Communities
Transportation
Road Transportation
Many Voices, One Nation
Artifact Walls exhibit
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-88d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_844489

Face Vessel

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
ceramic, stoneware (overall material)
kaolin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
face vessel
Place Made:
United States: South Carolina, Edgefield
Associated Place:
United States: South Carolina, Edgefield
Date made:
mid 1800s
Credit Line:
The Estate of Mary Elizabeth Sinnott
ID Number:
CE.324313
Accession number:
68233
Catalog number:
324313
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2cf9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329694
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Diners' Club Western Section Credit Card

Issuing authority:
Diner's Club of America  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 5.7 cm x 9.7 cm x .2 cm; 2 1/4 in x 3 13/16 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1953-04-30
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.36
Catalog number:
72.66.36
Accession number:
301409
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5f99-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1341579
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Movie Costumes, R2-D2 and C-3PO

Associated Name:
LUCASFILM Ltd.  Search this
Object Name:
movie costumes, droids
Subject:
Star Wars  Search this
Related Publication:
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
LUCASFILM Ltd. (through Howard Roffman)
ID Number:
COLL.DROIDS.006000
Accession number:
1984.0302
Catalog number:
1984.0302.01
1984.0302.02
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Popular Entertainment
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Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-38c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329734

Surgical Set

Owner:
Woodworth, John M.  Search this
Maker:
Ford, William F.  Search this
Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
steel (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23.7 cm x 50.2 cm x 29.5 cm; 9 5/16 in x 19 3/4 in x 11 5/8 in
Object Name:
surgical set
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1870-1879
1871-1874
Subject:
Surgery  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Health, Education & Welfare. Public Health Service
ID Number:
COLL.SURGKIT.000002
Accession number:
1980.0349
Catalog number:
1980.0349.09
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Government, Politics, and Reform
Health & Medicine
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8061-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_725455
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Tavern Sign

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 39 3/4 in x 21 in; 100.965 cm x 53.34 cm
Object Name:
sign
Date made:
1800 - 1830s
Subject:
Eagles  Search this
Credit Line:
The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection
ID Number:
CL.65.0974
Accession number:
256396
Catalog number:
65.0974
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Cultural and Community Life: Folk Art
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Art
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2691-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_894818
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Trotting Horse Weathervane

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 66.2 cm; x 26 1/16 in
Object Name:
weathervane
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
1850 - 1900
Credit Line:
The Eleanor and Mabel van Alstyne Marsh American Folk Art Collection
ID Number:
CL.65.0924
Accession number:
261195
Catalog number:
65.0924
Collector/donor number:
T-5
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-26b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_894829
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Slovenian Chalice

Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
plating (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
chalice: 8 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in; 21.59 cm x 11.684 cm
Object Name:
chalice
Used:
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Date made:
ca 1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Holy Cross Church
ID Number:
CL.314681.02
Catalog number:
314681.02
Accession number:
314681
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Religion
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0a2f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_315345

Country Store Shop Sign

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 158 cm x 48 cm x 3 cm; 62 3/16 in x 18 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 49 in x 153 in x 20 in; 124.46 cm x 388.62 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
shop sign
Place Made:
United States
Location where used:
United States
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
CL.388195
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
388195
Collector/donor number:
198
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Advertising
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a415-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662011

Torah Ark

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
nails (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 3/4 in x 33 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 93.345 cm x 85.725 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
plaque
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1880 - 1920
Subject:
Judaism  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Related Publication:
Grossman, Grace Cohen, with Richard Eighme Ahlborn. Judaica at the Smithsonian: Cultural Politics as Cultural Model
Nation of Nations, A
ID Number:
CL.315408.01
Catalog number:
315408.01
Accession number:
315408
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Cultures & Communities
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Exhibition:
Artifact Walls
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-16dd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_667712
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Laundry Sprinkler

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 8 5/8 in x 4 in; 11.43 cm x 21.9075 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
sprinkler, laundry
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Laundry  Search this
Chinese  Search this
ID Number:
CL.311497.01
Catalog number:
311497.01
Accession number:
311497
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-14a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_674985

Bowl Fragment

Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (on stand): 3 1/8 in x 8 in x 4 in; 7.9375 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
ceramic
bowl
Date made:
1750 - 1777
ID Number:
CE.60.651
Catalog number:
60.651
Accession number:
228677
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Food
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7ce4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1273602
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Hong Bowl

Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
porcelain (overall material)
hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 160 mm x 406 mm; 6 5/16 in x 16 in
Object Name:
punch bowl
Place made:
China
Date made:
18th century
Date made:
1785-1795
Related Publication:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
Mudge, Jean McClure. Chinese Export Porcelain for the American Trade, 1785-1835
Paul A Van Dyke. The Canton Trade: Life and Enterprise on the China Coast, 1700-1845
Ronald W. Fuchs. Made in China: Export Porcelain from the Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
CE.61.8
Catalog number:
61.8
Accession number:
234613
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Food
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-51b8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_587576
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Barbed Wire

Maker:
Goss, Joseph  Search this
Object Name:
barbed wire
Date made:
1883
ID Number:
AG.66A1.045
Catalog number:
66A1.045
Accession number:
264475
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9f5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856951
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Barbed Wire

Maker:
Glidden, Joseph F.  Search this
Object Name:
barbed wire
Date made:
1874
Credit Line:
Dr. Frank Horsfall
ID Number:
AG.66A1.046
Catalog number:
66A1.046
Accession number:
264475
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Work
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-a360-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856978

Cotton Planter

Maker:
Nelson, Jim  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
hand-made (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 33 1/4 in x 58 in x 18 in; 84.455 cm x 147.32 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
planter, cotton
Place Made:
United States: South Carolina, Greenwood
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruben F. Vaughn
ID Number:
AG.37A1
Catalog number:
37A1
Accession number:
145557
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Work
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Exhibition:
Artifact Walls
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-39a4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1330483

John Deere Plow

Maker:
John Deere  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (part: material)
iron (part: material)
steel (part: material)
Measurements:
overall: 380 mm x 460 mm x 1230 mm; 14 15/16 in x 18 1/8 in x 48 7/16 in
Object Name:
plow
Place Made:
United States: Illinois, Grand Detour
Date made:
1838
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Deere and Company, 1938
ID Number:
AG.38A04
Catalog number:
38A04
F001111
Accession number:
148904
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National Treasures exhibit
Agriculture
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d0b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_857013

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