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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1697-1699
Creator:
Webb, Elizabeth, 1663-1726., Creator
Extent: 1 volume
Elizabeth Webb (1663-1726) was a minister of the Society of Friends, wife of Richard Webb of Gloucestershire, England and later of Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pa. Her journal is a record of Webb's first visit to America in 1697 with her companion, Mary Rogers. (View full finding aid.)
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"A short account of my viage (sic!) into America with Mary Rogers my companion"
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Webb, Elizabeth, 1663-1726., Creator
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0096
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1 volume
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1697-1699
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Elizabeth Webb (1663-1726) was a minister of the Society of Friends, wife of Richard Webb of Gloucestershire, England and later of Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pa. Her journal is a record of Webb's first visit to America in 1697 with her companion, Mary Rogers.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1929
Creator:
Mather & Company
Extent: 1 item
Mather & Company was a printer of motivational workplace posters, based out of Chicago, Illinois between 1923 and 1929. This item is a poster designed by Frank Beatty (1899-1984) and used to motivate workers after the Stock Market Crash. (View full finding aid.)
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"No Room For Gloom. Those who put things over are too busy to be blue. HOPING BEATS MOPING." (poster)
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Mather & Company
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2009.235
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1 item
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1929
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Mather & Company was a printer of motivational workplace posters, based out of Chicago, Illinois between 1923 and 1929. This item is a poster designed by Frank Beatty (1899-1984) and used to motivate workers after the Stock Market Crash.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1978
Creator:
Seibert, Russell J.
Extent: 30 items
Russell J. Seibert was the former director of Longwood Gardens. This collection consists of a typewritten script of a speech, a cassette recording of the speech, and accompanying slides. (View full finding aid.)
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"People are Inspired by display gardens" lecture and accompanying slides
creator
Seibert, Russell J.
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1991.241
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30 items
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1978
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Russell J. Seibert was the former director of Longwood Gardens. This collection consists of a typewritten script of a speech, a cassette recording of the speech, and accompanying slides.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1916
Creator:
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Extent: 13 items
Postcards, issued by the Advertising Division of the Sales Department of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, depict images of hunting dogs, specifically the National Field Trial Championship winners from 1896-1910, produced by the artist Edmund Osthaus. (View full finding aid.)
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"The Champions Series" hunting dog advertising postcards
creator
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
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1972.250.1
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13 items
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1916
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Postcards, issued by the Advertising Division of the Sales Department of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, depict images of hunting dogs, specifically the National Field Trial Championship winners from 1896-1910, produced by the artist Edmund Osthaus.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1974 May
Creator:
Gordon, Lou, 1917-1977
Hanson, Lee C.
Extent: 4 items
"The Lou Gordon Program" is a 90-minute radio show that interviews and discusses topics of public interest. This collection includes a letter to David C. Bevin from Lee C. Hanson and two audio reels of "The Lou Gordon Program." (View full finding aid.)
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"The Lou Gordon Program" audio reel and letter
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Gordon, Lou, 1917-1977 Hanson, Lee C.
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2013.219
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4 items
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1974 May
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"The Lou Gordon Program" is a 90-minute radio show that interviews and discusses topics of public interest. This collection includes a letter to David C. Bevin from Lee C. Hanson and two audio reels of "The Lou Gordon Program."
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
2012
Creator:
Oates, Michael, Director
Extent: 1 dvd
Produced by 302 Stories, Inc. : Written, directed, photographed and edited by Michael Oates. Wilmington, DE : Berkana, Center for Media and Education, Inc., c2012. (View full finding aid.)
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"White Gold": Delaware's Oystering History documentary film
creator
Oates, Michael, Director
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2012.234
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1 dvd
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2012
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Produced by 302 Stories, Inc. : Written, directed, photographed and edited by Michael Oates. Wilmington, DE : Berkana, Center for Media and Education, Inc., c2012.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1952
Creator:
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Extent: 1 item
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company a chemical company, was founded in 1802. The DuPont Company celebrated its 150th anniversary on July 18, 1952, on the site of the original Eleutherian Mills. This item is a black and white photograph of the 150th Anniversary time capsule being buried at Eleutherian Mills. (View full finding aid.)
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150th Anniversary time capsule being buried at Eleutherian Mills photograph
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E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
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1968.005A
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circa 1952
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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company a chemical company, was founded in 1802. The DuPont Company celebrated its 150th anniversary on July 18, 1952, on the site of the original Eleutherian Mills. This item is a black and white photograph of the 150th Anniversary time capsule being buried at Eleutherian Mills.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1893
Extent: 2 items
Founded in 1846, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was a leading industrial and transportation force throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection features a cyanotype and a photographic copy print of an image depicting the first passenger car created for PRR, most likely taken in 1893 in relation to Chicago World's Columbian Exposition. (View full finding aid.)
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1836 Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car photograph
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1969.006
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2 items
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circa 1893
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Founded in 1846, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was a leading industrial and transportation force throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection features a cyanotype and a photographic copy print of an image depicting the first passenger car created for PRR, most likely taken in 1893 in relation to Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1893
Creator:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.),
Extent: 53 items
World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Two copies of a deck of playing cards illustrated with color lithographic views of various buildings at the World's Columbian Exhibition. (View full finding aid.)
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1893 World's Fair souvenir playing cards
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.),
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1977.216
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53 items
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circa 1893
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World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Two copies of a deck of playing cards illustrated with color lithographic views of various buildings at the World's Columbian Exhibition.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1933
Creator:
Century of Progress International Exposition. (Chicago, Ill.)
Extent: 2 items
The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." This collections consists of two items from the Exposition. One item is a folded card containing five sets of sewing needles and a threader. The second item is a set of eleven souvenir cards from Ripley's Believe It Or Not Odditorium, with original envelope and booklet. (View full finding aid.)
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1933 Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition ephemera
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Century of Progress International Exposition. (Chicago, Ill.)
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2016.299
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2 items
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1933
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The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." This collections consists of two items from the Exposition. One item is a folded card containing five sets of sewing needles and a threader. The second item is a set of eleven souvenir cards from Ripley's Believe It Or Not Odditorium, with original envelope and booklet.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939
Creator:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940),
Extent: 1 item
The New York World’s Fair of 1939 was held in Flushing Meadows on Long Island between April 30, 1930 and October 31, 1939. This item is a fold-out lens-less paper "peep show" showing George Washington and colonial figures looking into a hole which, when item is unfolded, reveals a scene of "The World of Tomorrow" at the New York World's Fair of 1939. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair "peep show" toy
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New York World's Fair (1939-1940),
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1994.276
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1 item
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1939
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The New York World’s Fair of 1939 was held in Flushing Meadows on Long Island between April 30, 1930 and October 31, 1939. This item is a fold-out lens-less paper "peep show" showing George Washington and colonial figures looking into a hole which, when item is unfolded, reveals a scene of "The World of Tomorrow" at the New York World's Fair of 1939.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939
Creator:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940), originator
Extent: 8 photographic prints
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of eight photographs showing telephone operators at the long-distance telephone exhibit in the American Telephone & Telegraph Building (AT&T). (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair AT&T telephone exhibit photographs
creator
New York World's Fair (1939-1940), originator
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2012.230
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8 photographic prints
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1939
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of eight photographs showing telephone operators at the long-distance telephone exhibit in the American Telephone & Telegraph Building (AT&T).
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939-1940
Creator:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940).
Extent: 4 items
The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. Nearly 45 million people visited the New York World's Fair. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This collections consists of four items from the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940: a set of poster stamps, a ticket book, an advertisement for Coca-Cola, and a Scot Tissue paper towel wrapper. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair ephemera
creator
New York World's Fair (1939-1940).
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2016.298
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4 items
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1939-1940
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The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. Nearly 45 million people visited the New York World's Fair. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This collections consists of four items from the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940: a set of poster stamps, a ticket book, an advertisement for Coca-Cola, and a Scot Tissue paper towel wrapper.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939
Creator:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940),
The Saalfield Publishing Company, Publisher
Extent: 1 item
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is a paper-bound scrapbook with empty pages. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair officially licensed scrapbook
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New York World's Fair (1939-1940), The Saalfield Publishing Company, Publisher
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2005.227
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1 item
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1939
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is a paper-bound scrapbook with empty pages.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939-1940
Creator:
Meridien Gravure Co.,
Underwood & Underwood., photographer
Extent: 41 images
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of two sets of different postcards from the 1939 New York World's Fair. One set by Underwood & Underwood shows miscellaneous scenes at the fair, primarily buildings. The other set is comprised of photographs of the sculpture at the Fair, printed by the Meridien Gravure Co., Meridien, Connecticut. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair postcard sets
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Meridien Gravure Co., Underwood & Underwood., photographer
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1981.251
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41 images
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1939-1940
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of two sets of different postcards from the 1939 New York World's Fair. One set by Underwood & Underwood shows miscellaneous scenes at the fair, primarily buildings. The other set is comprised of photographs of the sculpture at the Fair, printed by the Meridien Gravure Co., Meridien, Connecticut.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939-1940
Creator:
McRae, Wendell, photographer
Curt Teich & Co., Inc., printer.
Extent: 27 items
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of postcards featuring exterior and aerial views of the New York World's Fair grounds. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair postcards
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McRae, Wendell, photographer Curt Teich & Co., Inc., printer.
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1972.320
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27 items
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1939-1940
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of postcards featuring exterior and aerial views of the New York World's Fair grounds.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939
Creator:
Smith, Bob, artist
Extent: 1 image
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is a poster advertising the 1939 New York World's Fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair poster
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Smith, Bob, artist
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2004.236
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1 image
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1939
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is a poster advertising the 1939 New York World's Fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1939, 1949
Creator:
Chicago Railroad Fair (1948-1949),
New York World's Fair (1939-1940),
Extent: 13 items
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of souvenir items from the 1939 New York World's Fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1939 New York World's Fair souvenirs
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Chicago Railroad Fair (1948-1949), New York World's Fair (1939-1940),
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2012.223
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13 items
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of souvenir items from the 1939 New York World's Fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1964
Extent: 4 items
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of four ephemera items from the 1964 New York World's Fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair ephemera
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2005.265
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1964
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of four ephemera items from the 1964 New York World's Fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1963
Creator:
Banner Publishing Company, Publisher
New York World's Fair (1964-1965),
Extent: 12 items
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of twelve greetings cards which are illustrated with color drawings (architects' renderings) of various buildings from the fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair greeting cards
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Banner Publishing Company, Publisher New York World's Fair (1964-1965),
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2005.229
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12 items
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1963
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of twelve greetings cards which are illustrated with color drawings (architects' renderings) of various buildings from the fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1963
Extent: 1 item
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This item is an advertising place mat printed in two colors with drawings of scenes from the upcoming world's fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair paper place mat
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2004.232
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1963
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This item is an advertising place mat printed in two colors with drawings of scenes from the upcoming world's fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1961-1963
Creator:
New York World's Fair (1964-1965),
Extent: 28 items
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." The cards are illustrated on one side with an artist's color illustration of the exterior of a pavilion or a sight at the New York World's Fair. The reverse side has text in three languages (English, French, Spanish) and information about the particular building or sight. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair Pictures official flash card set
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New York World's Fair (1964-1965),
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1994.235
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28 items
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circa 1961-1963
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." The cards are illustrated on one side with an artist's color illustration of the exterior of a pavilion or a sight at the New York World's Fair. The reverse side has text in three languages (English, French, Spanish) and information about the particular building or sight.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1964
Extent: 4 images
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of four blank postcards showing scenes from the New York World's Fair in 1964-1965. The set is titled, "Official world's fair post cards by Dexter, West Nyack, N.Y." (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair postcards
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2003.218
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4 images
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1964
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of four blank postcards showing scenes from the New York World's Fair in 1964-1965. The set is titled, "Official world's fair post cards by Dexter, West Nyack, N.Y."
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1964
Creator:
New York World's Fair (1964-1965),
Extent: 1 image
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This item is a poster advertising the 1964 New York World's Fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair poster
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New York World's Fair (1964-1965),
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2004.237
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1 image
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This item is a poster advertising the 1964 New York World's Fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1964
Creator:
Maier, Richard, Photographer
Extent: 11 slides
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This is a small collection of slides showing various views of the 1964 New York World's Fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair slides
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Maier, Richard, Photographer
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2005.202
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11 slides
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1964
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This is a small collection of slides showing various views of the 1964 New York World's Fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1965
Creator:
General Motors Corporation.,
Extent: 1 item
The General Motors Corporation is an American automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, and known for the Buick, Cadillac, GMC and Chevrolet models. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." The General Motors exhibit titled, "Futurama II' showed superhighways and ultramodern architecture. This item is a mailable one-fold brochure about the General Motors display at the New York World's Fair. (View full finding aid.)
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1964 New York World's Fair, General Motors "Futurama" exhibit flyer
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General Motors Corporation.,
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2009.205
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1 item
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1965
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The General Motors Corporation is an American automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, and known for the Buick, Cadillac, GMC and Chevrolet models. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." The General Motors exhibit titled, "Futurama II' showed superhighways and ultramodern architecture. This item is a mailable one-fold brochure about the General Motors display at the New York World's Fair.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1997
Creator:
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Extent: 1 item
DuPont Performance Coatings, Inc., was created in March 1999 by the merger of DuPont Automotive Finishes, a business unit of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and Herberts GmbH, the coatings subsidiary of the German chemical firm Hoechst AG. Automotive Finishes had once been part of DuPont's Automotive Products Dept., and DuPont had a long history in automotive finishes. Every year, DuPont invited users of the company's automotive paint products to submit photos of their work. Winners were chosen and their projects were featured in an annual calendar. The vehicles pictured in this calendar won the DuPont Top Gun Award for 1997. All are painted with DuPont Company automobile finishes. (View full finding aid.)
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1998 DuPont Top Gun Award calendar
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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
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1998.252
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1 item
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1997
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DuPont Performance Coatings, Inc., was created in March 1999 by the merger of DuPont Automotive Finishes, a business unit of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and Herberts GmbH, the coatings subsidiary of the German chemical firm Hoechst AG. Automotive Finishes had once been part of DuPont's Automotive Products Dept., and DuPont had a long history in automotive finishes. Every year, DuPont invited users of the company's automotive paint products to submit photos of their work. Winners were chosen and their projects were featured in an annual calendar. The vehicles pictured in this calendar won the DuPont Top Gun Award for 1997. All are painted with DuPont Company automobile finishes.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1934
Creator:
A.C. Schultz Litho. Co., photolithographer.
Panorama Sales Syndicate., copyright claimant.
Extent: 1 image
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition fair grounds. (View full finding aid.)
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A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph
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A.C. Schultz Litho. Co., photolithographer. Panorama Sales Syndicate., copyright claimant.
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1970.233
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1 image
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1934
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World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition fair grounds.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1951
Creator:
Association of American Railroads.
Extent: 57 photographic prints
Founded in 1934, the Association of American Railroads is a leading railway organization that focuses on productivity and safety of the U.S. rail industry. Members include major freight railroads in North America and Amtrak. This collection is an educational kit composed of three parts created by the Association of American Railroads. There are two teacher's manuals and loose photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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A Study of Railway Transportation photographs and manuals
creator
Association of American Railroads.
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1994.253
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57 photographic prints
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1951
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Founded in 1934, the Association of American Railroads is a leading railway organization that focuses on productivity and safety of the U.S. rail industry. Members include major freight railroads in North America and Amtrak. This collection is an educational kit composed of three parts created by the Association of American Railroads. There are two teacher's manuals and loose photographs.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1913
Creator:
Jones & Evans, Publisher
Extent: 1 item
Anthracite is a metamorphosed type of coal that contains a high carbon content and is extremely hard, it burns slowly producing little smoke. This item is a viewbook or fold-out packet of twenty-seven black and white halftone photograph reproductions of various activities at a coal mine, images are connected by accordion folds published by Jones & Evans; Scranton News Company, distributors. (View full finding aid.)
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A Trip Through the Anthracite Coal Mines viewbook
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Jones & Evans, Publisher
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1986.229
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1 item
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circa 1913
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Anthracite is a metamorphosed type of coal that contains a high carbon content and is extremely hard, it burns slowly producing little smoke. This item is a viewbook or fold-out packet of twenty-seven black and white halftone photograph reproductions of various activities at a coal mine, images are connected by accordion folds published by Jones & Evans; Scranton News Company, distributors.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1919
Creator:
Irving, Alexander Duer, 1873-1941
Extent: 19 items
Alexander Duer Irving, Jr. (1873-1941) was assigned as a junior naval aide to President Wilson on his trip to the Paris Peace Conference, primarily because of his knowledge of French. He served with the rank of lieutenant under Wilson's personal physician, Admiral Cary T. Grayson. This small collection contains materials relating to his work while serving as aide to President Wilson during the Peace Conference in France, 1919. (View full finding aid.)
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A. Duer Irving photograph collection
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Irving, Alexander Duer, 1873-1941
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1973.347
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19 items
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1919
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Alexander Duer Irving, Jr. (1873-1941) was assigned as a junior naval aide to President Wilson on his trip to the Paris Peace Conference, primarily because of his knowledge of French. He served with the rank of lieutenant under Wilson's personal physician, Admiral Cary T. Grayson. This small collection contains materials relating to his work while serving as aide to President Wilson during the Peace Conference in France, 1919.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1994
Creator:
Howard, Robert A., 1943-2012,, photographer.
Extent: 50 images
Rockland, Delaware was one of the longest functioning mill towns on the Brandywine River. Rockland was especially known for its papermaking mills. The houses in these photographs were built for workers in the mills in Rockland, Delaware. They were photographed by Robert A. Howard (1943-2012), former curator at the Hagley Museum. The collection includes color photographs and 35mm negatives of exteriors and interiors of abandoned houses in Rockland, Delaware dating from 1994. (View full finding aid.)
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Abandoned workers' houses photographs
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Howard, Robert A., 1943-2012,, photographer.
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1995.310
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50 images
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1994
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Rockland, Delaware was one of the longest functioning mill towns on the Brandywine River. Rockland was especially known for its papermaking mills. The houses in these photographs were built for workers in the mills in Rockland, Delaware. They were photographed by Robert A. Howard (1943-2012), former curator at the Hagley Museum. The collection includes color photographs and 35mm negatives of exteriors and interiors of abandoned houses in Rockland, Delaware dating from 1994.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1894
Creator:
Abraham & Straus.,
Extent: 3 items
Abraham & Straus was a Brooklyn, New York based department store chain. It started in 1865 as Wechsler & Abraham, founded by Abraham Abraham (1843-1911) and Joseph Wechsler (1837-1896) in downtown Brooklyn. In 1893, the Straus family, part owners of R.H. Macy and Company, bought out Wechsler, and the name changed to Abraham & Straus. This collection is a paper fold-out model of the Abraham & Straus Department Store in Brooklyn, New York. (View full finding aid.)
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Abraham & Straus Department Store paper model
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Abraham & Straus.,
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1996.205
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3 items
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circa 1894
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Abraham & Straus was a Brooklyn, New York based department store chain. It started in 1865 as Wechsler & Abraham, founded by Abraham Abraham (1843-1911) and Joseph Wechsler (1837-1896) in downtown Brooklyn. In 1893, the Straus family, part owners of R.H. Macy and Company, bought out Wechsler, and the name changed to Abraham & Straus. This collection is a paper fold-out model of the Abraham & Straus Department Store in Brooklyn, New York.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1920-1955
Creator:
Various
Extent: 14 items
An advertising blotter is a small sheet of absorbent paper, printed with advertisement and created as a giveaway for promoting the business. The collection consists of advertising blotters from a variety of Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware businesses including a tailor, insurance companies, the Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company, stationery stores, and food suppliers. (View full finding aid.)
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Advertising blotters
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Various
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1992.245
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14 items
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1920-1955
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An advertising blotter is a small sheet of absorbent paper, printed with advertisement and created as a giveaway for promoting the business. The collection consists of advertising blotters from a variety of Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware businesses including a tailor, insurance companies, the Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company, stationery stores, and food suppliers.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1910-1995
Creator:
Keystone View Company.
Extent: 4 items
The Alan Wood Steel Company was a small, family-controlled integrated steel company. The Upper Merion & Plymouth Railroad connected all the elements of the Wood steel-making complex. The collection includes three blueprint maps showing the layout of industrial buildings at Alan Wood Steel Company and the track of the Upper Merion and Plymouth Railroad Company. Also in the collection is a stereograph featuring a blast furnace plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Alan Wood Steel Company and Upper Merion and Plymouth Railroad Company blueprint maps and stereograph
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Keystone View Company.
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2001.230
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4 items
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circa 1910-1995
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The Alan Wood Steel Company was a small, family-controlled integrated steel company. The Upper Merion & Plymouth Railroad connected all the elements of the Wood steel-making complex. The collection includes three blueprint maps showing the layout of industrial buildings at Alan Wood Steel Company and the track of the Upper Merion and Plymouth Railroad Company. Also in the collection is a stereograph featuring a blast furnace plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1900s-1968, bulk 1940s-1960s
Creator:
Alan Wood Steel Company.
Wood, Harleston R., Collector
Extent: 2 linear feet
The Alan Wood Steel Company was a small, family-controlled integrated steel company, producing primarily steel sheets. This small collection consists primarily of interiors and exteriors of the companys' facilities, equipment, and workers. There are also some images from various events related to the company. (View full finding aid.)
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Alan Wood Steel Company photographs
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Alan Wood Steel Company. Wood, Harleston R., Collector
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2013.209
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2 linear feet
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circa 1900s-1968, bulk 1940s-1960s
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The Alan Wood Steel Company was a small, family-controlled integrated steel company, producing primarily steel sheets. This small collection consists primarily of interiors and exteriors of the companys' facilities, equipment, and workers. There are also some images from various events related to the company.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1916-1920
Creator:
Alexander Brothers, Inc.,
Purcell, William Gray, 1880-1965, Designer
Extent: 13 items
William Gray Purcell (1880-1965) was an architect who was hired by Alexander Brother's Leather Belting Company. In addition to architectural duties, Purcell acted as their advertising manager from 1916 to 1918. These colorful items in this collection were possibly covers designed for trade catalogs or publications. They are all copyrighted 1917, designed in a modern style, and may have been commissioned for the company's commemorative fiftieth anniversary that year. (View full finding aid.)
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Alexander Brothers Leather Company ephemera
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Alexander Brothers, Inc., Purcell, William Gray, 1880-1965, Designer
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1995.277
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13 items
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1916-1920
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William Gray Purcell (1880-1965) was an architect who was hired by Alexander Brother's Leather Belting Company. In addition to architectural duties, Purcell acted as their advertising manager from 1916 to 1918. These colorful items in this collection were possibly covers designed for trade catalogs or publications. They are all copyrighted 1917, designed in a modern style, and may have been commissioned for the company's commemorative fiftieth anniversary that year.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1888-1989
Creator:
Magoun, Alexander B.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Alexander Magoun was the curator for the David Sarnoff Library from 1998 until 2000. After earning his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Maryland in 2000, he led the David Sarnoff Library as the Executive Director from 2000 until 2009. This collection includes advertisements from RCA and other companies for radios, televisions, phonographs, and other consumer electronics. (View full finding aid.)
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Alexander Magoun advertising collection
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Magoun, Alexander B.
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2464.81
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1.5 linear feet
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1888-1989
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Alexander Magoun was the curator for the David Sarnoff Library from 1998 until 2000. After earning his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Maryland in 2000, he led the David Sarnoff Library as the Executive Director from 2000 until 2009. This collection includes advertisements from RCA and other companies for radios, televisions, phonographs, and other consumer electronics.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1850-1913
Creator:
Du Pont, Alexis I., (Alexis Irénée), 1843-1904
Extent: 0.8 linear foot
Dr. Alexis Irénée du Pont (1843-1904) was a businessman and non-practicing physician who resided in both Louisville, Kentucky, and Wilmington, Delaware. The Alexis Irénée du Pont family papers primarily consist of both outgoing and incoming correspondence from A. I. du Pont and his immediate family. (View full finding aid.)
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Alexis Irénée du Pont family papers
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Du Pont, Alexis I., (Alexis Irénée), 1843-1904
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2618
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0.8 linear foot
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1850-1913
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Dr. Alexis Irénée du Pont (1843-1904) was a businessman and non-practicing physician who resided in both Louisville, Kentucky, and Wilmington, Delaware. The Alexis Irénée du Pont family papers primarily consist of both outgoing and incoming correspondence from A. I. du Pont and his immediate family.
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1881
Extent: 1 photographic prints
Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881. (View full finding aid.)
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Alfred I. du Pont portrait
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2012.229
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1 photographic prints
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1881
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Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1943-1961
Creator:
All American Engineering Company
Extent: 58 items
All American Engineering Company researches, engineers and develops airplanes and aviation equipment. The collection includes photographs of air pick-up testing, airplanes, equipment, and personnel. (View full finding aid.)
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All American Engineering Company photographs
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All American Engineering Company
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1968.006
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58 items
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1943-1961
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All American Engineering Company researches, engineers and develops airplanes and aviation equipment. The collection includes photographs of air pick-up testing, airplanes, equipment, and personnel.
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1937-1975
Creator:
All American Engineering Company,
Extent: 10 linear feet
The engineering and research unit of All American Aviation, once the principal feeder airline for the mid-Atlantic region, became the All American Engineering Company in 1953. Their records document the early evolution of All American Aviation, the development of its system of air pick-up service, and its use in postal and military applications. (View full finding aid.)
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All American Engineering Company records
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All American Engineering Company,
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1541
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10 linear feet
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1937-1975
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The engineering and research unit of All American Aviation, once the principal feeder airline for the mid-Atlantic region, became the All American Engineering Company in 1953. Their records document the early evolution of All American Aviation, the development of its system of air pick-up service, and its use in postal and military applications.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1938-1984, bulk 1951-1976
Creator:
All American Engineering Company.
Extent: 13 linear feet
All American Engineering Company was an aeronautical engineering and research firm which was incorporated on October 31, 1952. The company was originally a division of All American Aviation, Inc. This collection consists primarily of films. There is a small amount of photographs which corresponds directly to the film material. The collection is organized into two series: Films and Photographs, both series are arranged alphabetically. Dating from 1937 to 1984, the Films series documents the company’s innovations in the aviation industry, including pickup and recovery systems, catapults and arresting gear. The photographs document different design projects and tests; most of this research was related to the aviation industry. There are photographs of the facilities at the DuPont Airport on Centre Road near Greenville, Delaware, and the Georgetown, Delaware, test plant. Richard du Pont and other personnel appear in some of the images. (View full finding aid.)
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All American Engineering Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials
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All American Engineering Company.
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1976.410
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13 linear feet
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1938-1984, bulk 1951-1976
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All American Engineering Company was an aeronautical engineering and research firm which was incorporated on October 31, 1952. The company was originally a division of All American Aviation, Inc. This collection consists primarily of films. There is a small amount of photographs which corresponds directly to the film material. The collection is organized into two series: Films and Photographs, both series are arranged alphabetically. Dating from 1937 to 1984, the Films series documents the company’s innovations in the aviation industry, including pickup and recovery systems, catapults and arresting gear. The photographs document different design projects and tests; most of this research was related to the aviation industry. There are photographs of the facilities at the DuPont Airport on Centre Road near Greenville, Delaware, and the Georgetown, Delaware, test plant. Richard du Pont and other personnel appear in some of the images.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1897-1960, bulk 1920-1960
Creator:
Allen D. Cardwell Manufacturing Corporation.
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
The Allen D. Cardwell Manufacturing Corporation was a major producer of radio and telecommunications equipment during the 20th century. Cardwell sold its products to the United States Government, major corporations, and individual consumers. The records contain technical information such as patents and design drawings, as well as a vast array of sales and promotional material from the 1920s. (View full finding aid.)
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Allen D. Cardwell Manufacturing Corporation records
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Allen D. Cardwell Manufacturing Corporation.
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2333
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2.5 linear feet
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1897-1960, bulk 1920-1960
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The Allen D. Cardwell Manufacturing Corporation was a major producer of radio and telecommunications equipment during the 20th century. Cardwell sold its products to the United States Government, major corporations, and individual consumers. The records contain technical information such as patents and design drawings, as well as a vast array of sales and promotional material from the 1920s.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1818-1925
Creator:
Allen family,
Extent: 1 linear foot
Horatio Allen (1802-1889) was a noted civil engineer and inventor, who worked with the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company, the Croton Aqueduct, and the New York & Erie Railroad. The bulk of his the papers is personal correspondence (1818-1864), and biographical materials collected by his family. Also included is a small collection of Allen's business papers, particularly concerning his work on the New York & Erie Railroad. (View full finding aid.)
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Allen family papers
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Allen family,
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1978
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1 linear foot
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1818-1925
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Horatio Allen (1802-1889) was a noted civil engineer and inventor, who worked with the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company, the Croton Aqueduct, and the New York & Erie Railroad. The bulk of his the papers is personal correspondence (1818-1864), and biographical materials collected by his family. Also included is a small collection of Allen's business papers, particularly concerning his work on the New York & Erie Railroad.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1878-2011
Creator:
Tweddle, Allen H., (Allen Harrison), 1949-, Collector
Extent: 15 linear feet
A collection amassed by a retired conductor successively employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrak. It consists partly of company publications and documents collected on the job, and partly of advertisements, timetables, brochures, maps and other railroadiana from many different companies bought from dealers and other collectors. It is particularly useful for the Amtrak manuals relating to things like consumer satisfaction, employee health and safety and equipment maintenance. (View full finding aid.)
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Allen H. Tweddle collection of railroadiana
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Tweddle, Allen H., (Allen Harrison), 1949-, Collector
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2639
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15 linear feet
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1878-2011
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A collection amassed by a retired conductor successively employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrak. It consists partly of company publications and documents collected on the job, and partly of advertisements, timetables, brochures, maps and other railroadiana from many different companies bought from dealers and other collectors. It is particularly useful for the Amtrak manuals relating to things like consumer satisfaction, employee health and safety and equipment maintenance.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1940s-1950s, 1994, 2009
Creator:
Tweddle, Allen H., (Allen Harrison), 1949-, Collector
Extent: 0.5 linear foot
Allen H. Tweddle (1949-) is a retired railroad conductor and avid collector of railroadiana. Railroadiana are artifacts related to current or former railways. This small collection consists of photographs, prints, and note cards related to railroad locomotives. There are photographs of train stations, train cars and engines and one stereoview showing an elevated railway street scene of New York City. There is an album containing many different Amtrak trains, several blotters from the Association of American Railroads, and a few series of note cards. Notably there is a large collection of railroad locomotive trading cards from the Topps Chewing Gum Company series called "Rails and Sails" published in 1954. (View full finding aid.)
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Allen H. Tweddle collection of railroadiana
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Tweddle, Allen H., (Allen Harrison), 1949-, Collector
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2015.304
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1940s-1950s, 1994, 2009
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Allen H. Tweddle (1949-) is a retired railroad conductor and avid collector of railroadiana. Railroadiana are artifacts related to current or former railways. This small collection consists of photographs, prints, and note cards related to railroad locomotives. There are photographs of train stations, train cars and engines and one stereoview showing an elevated railway street scene of New York City. There is an album containing many different Amtrak trains, several blotters from the Association of American Railroads, and a few series of note cards. Notably there is a large collection of railroad locomotive trading cards from the Topps Chewing Gum Company series called "Rails and Sails" published in 1954.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1900-1948
Creator:
George A. Wolf, illustrator.
Sanborn Studio, photographer.
Extent: 6 items
Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. manufactured black and colored glazed kid and other classes of leather used largely in making shoes in the early to mid-twentieth century. This collection consists of four photographs of employees at various events, and one factory exterior. There is also a color label. (View full finding aid.)
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Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. photographs and label
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George A. Wolf, illustrator. Sanborn Studio, photographer.
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1986.230
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6 items
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1900-1948
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Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. manufactured black and colored glazed kid and other classes of leather used largely in making shoes in the early to mid-twentieth century. This collection consists of four photographs of employees at various events, and one factory exterior. There is also a color label.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1940-1942
Creator:
ACF Industries, Inc., Hamilton Watch Company.
Extent: 2 items
This collection contains two pieces of sheet music: "Volume for Victory," the song of the A.C.F. (American Car and Foundry Company) and "Hamiltonia," song of the Hamilton Watch Company. The American Car and Foundry, Company was founded in 1899 and is still considered a leading American manufacturer of railcars and railcar parts. The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. Among other milestones, it produced the first electric wristwatch in 1957 and the first digital watch in 1970. The Hamilton brand is currently owned and manufactured by the The Swatch Group out of Switzerland. (View full finding aid.)
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American Car and Foundry Company and Hamilton Watch Company sheet music for company songs
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ACF Industries, Inc., Hamilton Watch Company.
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1993.284
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2 items
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This collection contains two pieces of sheet music: "Volume for Victory," the song of the A.C.F. (American Car and Foundry Company) and "Hamiltonia," song of the Hamilton Watch Company. The American Car and Foundry, Company was founded in 1899 and is still considered a leading American manufacturer of railcars and railcar parts. The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. Among other milestones, it produced the first electric wristwatch in 1957 and the first digital watch in 1970. The Hamilton brand is currently owned and manufactured by the The Swatch Group out of Switzerland.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1943-1944
Creator:
Sanborn Studio, photographer
Extent: 16 items
American Car & Foundry Company purchased the Jackson and Sharp Company of Wilmington, Delaware, in 1901. From the end of World War One to 1938, the plant built small pleasure boats. These photographs document different activities at the American Car & Foundry Company shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware, during World War Two. There are several photos taken on the occasion of the presentation of the Army-Navy "E" award (1942). (View full finding aid.)
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American Car and Foundry Company World War II era photographs
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Sanborn Studio, photographer
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1993.257
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16 items
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1943-1944
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American Car & Foundry Company purchased the Jackson and Sharp Company of Wilmington, Delaware, in 1901. From the end of World War One to 1938, the plant built small pleasure boats. These photographs document different activities at the American Car & Foundry Company shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware, during World War Two. There are several photos taken on the occasion of the presentation of the Army-Navy "E" award (1942).
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