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Velocipede used by Buster Keaton in the film Our Hospitality

Physical Description:
metal, iron (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 73 in x 20 in; 106.68 cm x 185.42 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
Velocipede
hobby horse
pedestrian curricle
swift walker
dandy horse
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Used:
United States: California, Truckee
Date made:
1923
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Bicycling  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Buster Keaton
ID Number:
CL.308263
Accession number:
71392
Catalog number:
308263
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movies
Popular Entertainment
Transportation
Movie Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1322521

Vanderbilt Cup, 1904

Maker:
Tiffany & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 23 in x 20 in; 58.42 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
trophy
Date made:
1904
Credit Line:
Gift of William K. Vanderbilt, Jr.
ID Number:
TR.310894
Accession number:
131820
Catalog number:
310894
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Transportation
Road Transportation
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Detroit-Dearborn Motor Car Company Radiator Emblem

Object Name:
emblem, radiator
Other Terms:
emblem, radiator; Road; Automobile
Credit Line:
Hubert G. Larson
ID Number:
TR.325528.072
Accession number:
260303
Catalog number:
325528.072
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Radiator Emblems
Transportation
Road Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Mexican Saddle

Associated user:
Harney, William Selby  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
metal, iron (overall material)
metal, silver (overall material)
wood (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
drawn (overall production method/technique)
stamped (overall production method/technique)
tanned (overall production method/technique)
Object Name:
Saddle, Stock
Place made:
Mexico
Location where used:
Mexico
Date made:
ca. 1840-1860
Subject:
Horseback Riding  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Battle of Cerro Gordo, 1847  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary E. Harney
ID Number:
CL.005664
Accession number:
22920
Catalog number:
5664
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Military
Government, Politics, and Reform
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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White shirt for TSA screener N White shirt for TSA Screener

User:
Transportation Security Administration  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 in x 35 in; 86.36 cm x 88.9 cm
Object Name:
shirt
Used:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Subject:
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks  Search this
Air Travel  Search this
Related event:
September 11th Attacks  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0161.01
Catalog number:
2011.0161.01
Accession number:
2011.0161
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
Clothing & Accessories
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8d1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1417809
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TSA Plaque

User:
Transportation Security Administration  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 17 in; 38.1 cm x 43.18 cm
Object Name:
plaque
Displayed:
United States: Virginia, Arlington
Subject:
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)  Search this
Air Travel  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks  Search this
Related event:
September 11th Attacks  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0161.02
Catalog number:
2011.0161.02
Accession number:
2011.0161
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8d1d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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TSA sign

User:
Transportation Security Administration  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 9 in; 29.21 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
sign
Used:
United States: North Dakota, Grand Forks
Subject:
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks  Search this
Related event:
September 11th Attacks  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0161.06
Catalog number:
2011.0161.06
Accession number:
2011.0161
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8d21-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Original Federal Air Marshal's Badge

User:
Federal Air Marshal Service  Search this
Maker:
V. H. Blackinton & Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 in; 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
badge
Used:
United States: Washington, Seattle
Subject:
Federal Air Marshall Service (FAMS)  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks  Search this
Air Travel  Search this
Related event:
September 11th Attacks  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0161.07
Catalog number:
2011.0161.07
Accession number:
2011.0161
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8d22-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1417818

toy, auto

Maker:
Kenton Hardware Company  Search this
Physical Description:
iron, cast (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Automobile
toy, auto
Other Terms:
Toy, Automobile; Toys
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Kenton
Date made:
1900 - 1905
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
electricity  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.908
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.908
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-c18b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336190

Motor Car

Object Name:
Toy, Automobile
toy, mechanical
Other Terms:
Toy, Automobile; Toys
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
electricity  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.925
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.925
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-c27d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336196
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Joseph Francis Congressional Gold Medal, United States, 1890

Inventor of metallic life-car:
Francis, Joseph  Search this
Refused to sign declaration for medal:
Cleveland, Grover  Search this
Introduced legislation to award Joseph Francis the medal.:
Evarts, William M.  Search this
Presenter:
Harrison, Benjamin  Search this
Designer:
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Obverse engraver:
Saint-Gaudens, Louis  Search this
Reverse engraver:
Saint-Gaudens, Louis  Search this
Editor:
United States Congress, 51st  Search this
Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Obverse designer:
Jackson, Zeleima  Search this
Reverse designer:
Jackson, Zeleima  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
gold (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 10.5 cm; 4 1/8 in
Object Name:
medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1890
Original issue:
1888
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Joseph Francis
ID Number:
NU.23240.0002
Accession number:
23240
Catalog number:
5694
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Art
Transportation
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
On the Water
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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Titanic Gold Medal

Maker:
Flanagan, John  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (overall; frame material)
gold (overall: medal material)
brass (overall; frame inscritption area material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 13 in x 3 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 33.02 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
medal
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1912
Credit Line:
Carnegie Hero Fund Commission
ID Number:
NU.13650
Accession number:
54893
Catalog number:
13650
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Titanic
Transportation
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-171d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1415388
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Flanagan on a Broadway Car

Manufacturer:
Edison Laboratory  Search this
Distributor:
National Phonograph Company  Search this
Performing artist:
Porter, Steve  Search this
Maker:
Edison Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Orange
Date made:
1907-04
Subject:
Theater, Vaudeville  Search this
ID Number:
MI.373768.175
Accession number:
136519
Catalog number:
373768
Serial number:
9527
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-a61c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Ship's Medicine Chest

Maker:
Gray Telephone Pay Station Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 46.7 cm x 37 cm x 18.7 cm; 18 3/8 in x 14 9/16 in x 7 3/8 in
Object Name:
drug chest
Medicine Chest
Ship docked at port:
United States: New York, Mamaroneck
Canada: Nova Scotian, Halifax
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
19th Century
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
ID Number:
MG.302606.154
Catalog number:
302606.154
Accession number:
302606
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Work
Cultures & Communities
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Health & Medicine
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-20d3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1278430

Weber Road Scraper

Inventor:
Weber, George J.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Object Name:
patent model, road scraper
Object Type:
Patent Model
Associated place:
United States: Missouri, Boonville
Date made:
1879
Patent date:
1879-06-17
Credit Line:
Gift of Society for the Oldest Inhabitants of Washington, D.C.
ID Number:
MC.329174
Catalog number:
329174
Accession number:
277275
Patent number:
216,588
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-4b79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1396361

Road Scraper Patent Model

Inventor; patent holder:
Ball, Hiram W.  Search this
Inventor:
Ball, Hiram W.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (scoop material)
wood (handle material)
iron (draw bar material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 10 in; 3.81 cm x 11.43 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
patent model, road scraper
Object Type:
Patent Model
Associated place:
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Date made:
1879
Patent date:
1879-11-04
ID Number:
MC.319432
Catalog number:
319432
Accession number:
237906
Patent number:
221,273
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-752c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846321

Dague's Road Scraper Model

Maker:
Dague, E. D.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (case material)
brass (overall material)
walnut (parts material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 12 in x 4 in; 27.94 cm x 30.48 cm x 10.16 cm
overall, box: 4 3/4 in x 12 in x 13 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 30.48 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
Model, Dague road scraper and leveler
Place Made:
United States: Illinois, Danville
Date made:
1879
Patent date:
1879-12-30
Credit Line:
Gift of England D. Dague
ID Number:
MC.321175
Catalog number:
321175
Accession number:
243133
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-752f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846324
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Model of a Cement Mixer

Object Name:
Model, cement mixer
Associated Place:
United States: Illinois
United States: Montana
Date made:
ca 1910
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Adeline E. Paterson
ID Number:
MC.316501
Catalog number:
316501
Accession number:
224662
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7531-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Road Scraper Patent Model

Physical Description:
nickel plated (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in; 45.72 cm
Object Name:
Road Scraper
Date made:
1894
Patent date:
1894-11-27
Credit Line:
Gift of E. W. Heiss
ID Number:
MC.311047
Catalog number:
311047
Accession number:
136522
Patent number:
529925
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0eec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846331

Manayunk Bridge Truss, 1845

Maker:
Reading Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 ft x 42 ft x 12 ft; 1.0668 m x 12.8016 m x 3.6576 m
Object Name:
Bridge Truss
Date made:
1844-1845
Credit Line:
Reading Company through Mr. I.L. Gordon
ID Number:
MC.312552.01
Catalog number:
312552.01
Accession number:
164162
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Industry & Manufacturing
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9bba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846458
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