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Baby Bottle

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
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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

Johnson Bevel-Ring Keyless Lamp Socket

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 in; 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Lamp Socket
Date made:
1881
Credit Line:
from Joseph E. Hinds
ID Number:
EM.180934.05
Catalog number:
180934.05
Accession number:
24315
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-63a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_996358

Calanthe argenteostriata

Life Form:
Terrestrial
Bloom Characteristics:
Inflorescence can be 24" long with over 10 white flowers. Each flower is .8" across.
Foliage Characteristics:
Dark green leaves are silver striped.
Range:
China (SE Yunnan to N Guangdong) to Vietnam
Habitat:
Humid forests in damp limestone crevasses; 100-1600m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
The Silvery Striped Calanthe
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Calanthe
Species:
argenteostriata
Accession Number:
2018-0861A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
On Display:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7da59ebc1-5851-45d0-97a9-696c749f1924
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0861A
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Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Arching to pendant inflorescence can be more than 3' (90 cm) long with 3-250 pink flower. Flowers are 2.2-3.6" (5.5-9 cm) across and last several weeks.
Foliage Characteristics:
Mottled silver-green
Fragrance:
Rose (slight)
Range:
Philippines
Habitat:
Rainforests; 0-1475ft (0-450m)
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Schiller's Phalaenopsis
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Phalaenopsis
Species:
schilleriana
Accession Number:
2018-0985A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
On Display:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7a7822ee3-5d50-43f4-b820-6b2fdd9485f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0985A
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Phragmipedium Nicholle Tower 'Piping Rock'

Life Form:
Terrestrial
Bloom Characteristics:
Averages 5-6 pink to red flowers per an inflorescence.
Range:
hybrid
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Phragmipedium clonal hybrid
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Cypripedioideae
Genus:
Phragmipedium
Accession Number:
2019-0048A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
On Display:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7900456b8-9da0-4140-a832-f9a8f6fd809b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2019-0048A
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box

Associated Name:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
gold; velvet; agate (overall material)
Measurements:
box overall: 11/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 11/16 in; 1.778 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.318 cm
Object Name:
Box
Source:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
1860s
c1864
Subject:
Presentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Lincoln Isham
ID Number:
PL.219098.08.b
Accession number:
219098
Catalog number:
219098.08.b
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-da43-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1146854
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Casts of Abraham Lincoln's Face and Hands

Maker:
Volk, Leonard Wells  Search this
Volk, Leonard Wells  Search this
Associated person:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (?? production method/technique)
plaster (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
left hand: 2 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 10.795 cm x 16.8275 cm
right hand: 3 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 13.335 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
Casts, Hands, Pair of
Associated date:
1860
Subject:
Presidents  Search this
Credit Line:
Thirty-Three Subscribers (Augustus St. Gaudens, Thomas B. Clarke, Richard W. Gilder)
ID Number:
PL.4414
Catalog number:
4414
Accession number:
20084
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
American Presidency
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-4401-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_524361
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Commemorative Hair Comb, Andrew Jackson, 1831

Associated person:
Jackson, Andrew  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 23.9 cm x 20.9 cm; 9 13/32 in x 8 7/32 in
Object Name:
Comb
ID Number:
PL.42325
Catalog number:
42325
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-725e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1199630
Online Media:

bathing suit, 1-piece

Maker:
Catalina  Search this
Object Name:
Bathing Suit, 1-Piece
Other Terms:
Bathing Suit, 1-Piece; Entire Body; Main Dress; Female; Bathing
Date made:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George L. Demetros
ID Number:
CS.309721.001
Catalog number:
309721.001
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Costume
Exhibition:
Object Project
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-6961-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_361736
Online Media:

Slave Badge

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Tag, Identification (2)
Object Type:
tags
Place made:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Place used:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Date made:
1833
Subject:
African American  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Municipal Government  Search this
Credit Line:
Leon Banov
ID Number:
CL.309002.01
Catalog number:
309002.01
Accession number:
309002
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Work
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/ng49ca746b4-2354-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_671073
Online Media:

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
See more items in:
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:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-073d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1163949
Online Media:

Teddy Bear

Inspired by:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Maker:
Ideal Toy Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 24 in; 60.96 cm
Object Name:
animal, stuffed
Object Type:
toys
Date made:
ca 1903
Subject:
Bears  Search this
Toys  Search this
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:
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt
ID Number:
PL.252493.02
Catalog number:
252493.02
Accession number:
252493
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Family & Social Life
National Treasures exhibit
Exhibition:
American Presidency
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-e458-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_491375
Online Media:

Henry Clay's hat

Associated person:
Clay, Henry  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 1/2 in; x 39.37 cm
Object Name:
Hat
ID Number:
PL.035547
Catalog number:
35547
Accession number:
92238
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Exhibition:
American Presidency
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-0049-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_498446

Harrison Tea Plate

Associated person:
Harrison, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (?? color)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in; 18.415 cm
Object Name:
Plate
Object Type:
plate
Associated date:
1892
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
The Stradlings
ID Number:
PL.323505.01
Catalog number:
323505.01
Accession number:
323505
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7cf2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_515610
Online Media:

Nancy Reagan's 1981 Inaugural Ball Gown

Measurements:
overall: 56 in x 16 in x 24 in; 142.24 cm x 40.64 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
Dress
Associated date:
1981 01 20
Subject:
First Ladies  Search this
Inauguration  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Nancy Reagan
ID Number:
1981.0604.01
Accession number:
1981.0604
Catalog number:
1981.0604.01
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Exhibition:
First Ladies
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-3b57-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_515038
Online Media:

Health Security:

Physical Description:
red (overall color)
navy blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
green (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 5 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in; x 13.97 cm x 22.225 cm
Object Name:
Pamphlet
Associated dates:
1993 11 / 1993 11
Credit Line:
Gift of Hillary Clinton
ID Number:
1994.0316.02
Accession number:
1994.0316
Catalog number:
1994.0316.02
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, First Ladies Collection
Exhibition:
First Ladies at the Smithsonian
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f45e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1166993

LBJ for the USA

Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alvin E. O'Konski and Mrs. Chet Holifield
ID Number:
PL.261093.05.b
Accession number:
261093
Catalog number:
261093.05.b
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-10bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067900

The Lady Bird Special

Referenced:
Johnson, Lady Bird  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 6 in; 10.795 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Date made:
1964
Associated date:
1964
Subject:
First Ladies  Search this
Political Campaigns  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alvin E. O'Konski and Mrs. Chet Holifield
ID Number:
PL.261093.04b
Accession number:
261093
Catalog number:
261093.04.b
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
First Ladies
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-10c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067903
Online Media:

Lady Bird Special

Associated person:
Johnson, Lady Bird  Search this
Physical Description:
red (bird color)
plastic (?? material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 28 in; 33.02 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
Train, Toy
Date made:
1964
Associated date:
1964
Subject:
First Ladies  Search this
Political Campaigns  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alvin E. O'Konski and Mrs. Chet Holifield
ID Number:
PL.261093.02
Catalog number:
261093.02
Accession number:
261093
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
First Ladies
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-df74-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_492129

It is a Good Time to be a Woman....

Associated person:
Johnson, Lady Bird  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
multi-color (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 7 1/2 in; x 15.24 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Pamphlet
Date made:
c1964
Associated date:
1964
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
Credit Line:
Democratic National Committee
ID Number:
PL.257680.91
Catalog number:
257680.91
Accession number:
257680
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Exhibition:
First Ladies
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-0397-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_499738

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