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1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt

User:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Quilter:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, cotton/wool (overall material)
thread cotton, silk, wool (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 89 in x 106 in; 225 cm x 269 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
United States: Iowa
Date made:
1876
Subject:
Education  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Patricia Hill McCloy and Kathryn Hill Meardon
ID Number:
1983.0618.01
Catalog number:
1983.0618.01
Accession number:
1983.0618
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Science & Mathematics
Art
Textiles
Quilts
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556183
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Matrass

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 4 in; 29.21 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
flask
Date made:
18th century
Date made:
1790s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315355.19
Accession number:
13305
Catalog number:
315355.19
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Joseph Priestley
Science & Mathematics
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e63b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1773
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Microscope

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 31.1 cm x 17.7 cm x 19 cm; 12 1/4 in x 6 15/16 in x 7 1/2 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Date made:
ca 1940
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Carnegie Institution of Washington
ID Number:
1993.0115.01.1
Catalog number:
1993.0115.01.1
Accession number:
1993.0115
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Artifact Walls exhibit
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Thomas Jefferson, The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth, Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin, French, & English

Owner:
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Maker:
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 in; 21.2725 cm x 13.0175 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
book
Date made:
ca 1820
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
ID Number:
PL.158231
Catalog number:
158231
Accession number:
147182
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Political and Military History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
National Treasures exhibit
Religion
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e29a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_213626

Maser Focusing Assembly

Maker:
Townes, Charles H.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (part material)
marble (part material)
plastic (part material)
ceramic (part material)
brass (part material)
glass (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 26.035 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
Maser, Part of
maser component
Date made:
1954
Associated date:
1953
Credit Line:
from Charles H. Townes and Columbia University
ID Number:
EM.323893
Catalog number:
323893
Accession number:
260038
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Lasers
Science & Mathematics
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-53bc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712778
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Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
mahogany (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 in x 6 in; 3.81 cm x 7.62 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
Date made:
1843
Credit Line:
from Western Union Telegraph Co.
ID Number:
EM.181410
Catalog number:
181410
Accession number:
31652
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Telegraph Keys
Communications
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3333-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_706715
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"What Hath God Wrought" Telegraph Message

Associated person:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Maker:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 27 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 70.485 cm
overall, mounted: 5/32 in x 35 in x 9 in; .39687 cm x 88.93967 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
telegraph message
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1844-05-25
1844-05-24
Associated date:
1844-05-24
Donated:
1900-04-18
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:
from Edward Lind Morse
ID Number:
EM.001028
Catalog number:
001028
Accession number:
65555
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Government, Politics, and Reform
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
National Treasures exhibit
Religion
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-48b8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713485
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Willard Orrery

Maker:
Willard, Jr., Aaron  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.3 cm x 37.5 cm x 35.6 cm; 9 31/32 in x 14 3/4 in x 14 1/32 in
Object Name:
orrery
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1820
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
ID Number:
1986.0466.01
Catalog number:
86.466.1
1986.0466.01
Accession number:
1986.0466
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Globes
Measuring & Mapping
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-429f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183736
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Automaton of Monk, Spring-Driven

Maker:
Todd, David  Search this
Measurements:
overall - monk: 19 11/16 in x 5 1/4 in x 8 in; 49.9745 cm x 13.335 cm x 20.32 cm
overall - key: 9 3/4 in x 1 in; 24.765 cm x 2.54 cm
overall - from catalog card: 20 in x 5 in x 7 in; 50.8 cm x 12.7 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Model, Exhibit
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1980
ID Number:
1982.0009.07
Accession number:
1982.0009
Catalog number:
1982.0009.07
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-b1e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856283
Online Media:

God helmet

Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 27.305 cm x 24.13 cm
overall: 10 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 26.67 cm x 26.035 cm x 27.305 cm
Object Name:
helmet
ID Number:
2021.0170.01
Accession number:
2021.0170
Catalog number:
2021.0170.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Religion
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49731394b-6ef8-4dbd-b42e-602fa95db9f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2010495

ELWOOD

Measurements:
cap size: 58.5 cm; 23 1/32 in
electrical box (plug): 3 3/8 in x 3 1/32 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 7.6835 cm x 3.81 cm
total length (height) of equipment: 33 5/8 in; 85.4075 cm
Object Name:
geodesic sensor net
ID Number:
2021.0087.03
Accession number:
2021.0087
Catalog number:
2021.0087.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng45c938b13-154d-441e-bbda-61ea67390342
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2008348
Online Media:

Healthcare Not Theocracy

Associated Name:
Supreme Court of the United States  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
pink (overall color)
purple (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 30 in; 50.8 cm x 76.2 cm
Object Name:
poster
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Used:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
2014
Used date:
June 30, 2014
Subject:
Protest and Civil Disobedience  Search this
March, Rally, Demonstration, or Other  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Supreme Court of the United States  Search this
Women's History  Search this
Women's History  Search this
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
History, Women's, Birth Control  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian
ID Number:
2014.0174.03
Accession number:
2014.0174
Catalog number:
2014.0174.03
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Princeton Posters
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-fffa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1590395
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Dr. George Washington Carver, Famous Scientist

Depicted (sitter):
Carver, George Washington  Search this
Graphic artist:
Gaines, Felix Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
emulsion (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 46.4 cm x 35.3 cm; 18 1/4 in x 13 7/8 in
Object Name:
Photograph
Object Type:
carbon prints
Place made:
United States: Alabama
Date made:
1946
Subject:
African American  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0075.01
Accession number:
2006.0075
Catalog number:
2006.0075.01
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f0a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1302476

The John T. Scopes Trial; Bryan's Last Fight

Recording artist:
Dalhart, Vernon  Search this
Manufacturer:
Silvertone  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Recording date:
1925
Related Publication:
Russell, Tony. Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942
ID Number:
1996.0320.14491
Collector/donor number:
256
Maker number:
3134
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.14491
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e12a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1293197
Online Media:

LeClanche-type "Samson #2" wet cell battery

Maker:
Samson Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 4 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Battery
Date made:
ca. 1890-96
Date made:
ca 1894
Credit Line:
from New Bethany Baptist Church
ID Number:
1993.0192.01
Catalog number:
1993.0192.01
Accession number:
1993.0192
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-6ce1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1157058
Online Media:

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