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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
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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Washington Fire Company Parade Hat

Referenced:
Washington Fire Company  Search this
Depicted:
Washington, George  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
paint (overall material)
pressed felt (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/8 in x 11 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 33.3375 cm x 29.845 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place Made:
United States
Associated:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Located:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Flags  Search this
Hydrants  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0095
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0095
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Work
Art
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fcfc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318721
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Fire Helmet, "Harmony 6 Fire Co."

Maker:
Migeod Company  Search this
John M. Migoed & Son  Search this
Migeod Company  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
black (overall color)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 36.83 cm
Object Name:
helmet, fire
Date made:
around 1850
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Costume  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0161
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0161
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Clothing & Accessories
Work
Firefighting Collection
Fire Helmets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-3b12-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1332315
Online Media:

Sun Fire Office Fire Mark

Physical Description:
lead (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 6 in; 17.145 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
fire mark
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1785-1790
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Insurance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0563
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0563
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Work
Firefighting Collection
Fire Marks
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9dbd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343187
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Diligent Hose Company Fire Hat

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
maroon (overall color)
green (underbrim color)
gold (decoration; trim color)
red (lettering color)
painted (overall production method/technique)
pressed felt (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 11 3/4 in x 13 1/8 in; 15.24 cm x 29.845 cm x 33.3375 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
1820-1860
Subject:
Beehives  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Stars  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0032
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0032
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Work
Art
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-09e7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318662
Online Media:

Hope Hose Company Fire Hat

Associated:
Hope Hose Company  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
leather (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 34.29 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Hope  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
Heritage of Flames
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0057
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0057
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Fire Hats
Work
Firefighting Collection
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-04a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318684
Online Media:

Corliss Exhaust-Valve Gear, Patent Model

Inventor:
Corliss, George H.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
walnut block-from catalog card: 5 1/2 in x 6 in; 13.97 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 7 3/8 in x 6 in x 3 in; 18.7325 cm x 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
valve gear, model
patent model, valve, steam engine
Object Type:
Patent Model
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island
Associated place:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1876
Patent date:
1876-05-09
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
ID Number:
ER.308693
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
308693
Patent number:
177,059
177,099
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Bulletin 173
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1790-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1063742

United Farmworkers Poster

Title (Spanish):
Póster del Sindicato de los Trabajadores Agrícolas de América (UFW)
Depicted (sitter):
Chavez, Cesar  Search this
Associated; direct:
United Farm Workers  Search this
Maker:
Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black; blue; brown; white; green (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 23 in x 17 1/2 in; 58.42 cm x 44.45 cm
Object Name:
poster
Associated place:
United States: California
Subject:
History  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Economic Protest  Search this
Labor Unions  Search this
Latino  Search this
Migrant Workers  Search this
Mexican-Americans and/or Chicanos  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Race Relations  Search this
Strikes and Boycotts  Search this
Credit Line:
John A. Armendariz
ID Number:
PL.296849.35
Catalog number:
296849.35
Accession number:
296849
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Political and Military History: Political History, Women's History Collection; Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Work
Mexican America
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-9a8f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_541077
Online Media:

Vota para que te respeten

Maker:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
red; white; blue (overall color)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm
Object Name:
button, promotional
Used:
United States: Florida, Miami
Subject:
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
ID Number:
2019.0219.01
Accession number:
2019.0219
Catalog number:
2019.0219.01
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b96a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1967461
Online Media:

In some Arbitrons / Hill Street Blues / Doesn't Do Beans

Maker:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 15.875 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
box, novelty, promotional
novelty, promotional
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1980s circa
Subject:
Racism  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
ID Number:
2019.0219.02
Accession number:
2019.0219
Catalog number:
2019.0219.02
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-adc5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1967465
Online Media:

WLTV Miami ID

Referenced:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
paper; plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
card, identification
Referenced:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1980-09-25
Dates given:
1980-09-25 through 1980-10-06
Subject:
Women  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Latino  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Music  Search this
identification documents  Search this
ID Number:
2019.0235.01
Accession number:
2019.0235
Catalog number:
2019.0235.01
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968715
Online Media:

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 5 in; 8.5725 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1987
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.01
Catalog number:
2019.3059.01
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968720

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1980s circa
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.02
Catalog number:
2019.3059.02
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968723

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1981
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.03
Catalog number:
2019.3059.03
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26dd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968724

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1980s circa
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.04
Catalog number:
2019.3059.04
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968725

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1980s
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.05
Catalog number:
2019.3059.05
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968726

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 6 in; 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1983
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.06
Catalog number:
2019.3059.06
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26e0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968727

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photographic print (overall medium)
photopaper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 4 in; 15.24 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1989
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.07
Catalog number:
2019.3059.07
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26e1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968728

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Physical Description:
photopaper (overall material)
photographic print (overall medium)
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/8 in x 4 in; 14.9225 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
circa 1980s
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.08
Catalog number:
2019.3059.08
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26e2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968729

photograph, color

Related:
Spanish International Network  Search this
Paper maker:
Eastman Kodak Company  Search this
Physical Description:
photopaper (overall material)
photographic print (overall medium)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 6 in; 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
photograph, color
Associated Place:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1988-10-28
Subject:
Women  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Latino  Search this
Hispanics  Search this
Television broadcasts  Search this
News  Search this
ID Number:
2019.3059.09
Catalog number:
2019.3059.09
Nonaccession number:
2019.3059
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Work and Industry: Work
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-26e3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968730

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