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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: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1935-1953
Creator:
Durstine, Roy S., (Roy Sarles), 1866-1962;
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Extent: 90 linear feet
The Cavalcade of America was an anthology drama radio program which aired weekly from 1935 to 1953. The radio show was sponsored by the DuPont Company, a chemical company, which began as a manufacturer of gunpowder in 1802. The DuPont Company created the Cavalcade of America as a promotional tool. The program dramatized historical events focusing on individual stories of heroism, and occasionally presented a musical performance. This collection contains recordings of most of the show's episodes and consists of over 2,900 phonograph albums, approximately 500 sound tape reels, 6 sound cassettes and one scrapbook. (View full finding aid.)
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Cavalcade of America phonograph records
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Durstine, Roy S., (Roy Sarles), 1866-1962; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
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1968.001.G68
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90 linear feet
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1935-1953
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The Cavalcade of America was an anthology drama radio program which aired weekly from 1935 to 1953. The radio show was sponsored by the DuPont Company, a chemical company, which began as a manufacturer of gunpowder in 1802. The DuPont Company created the Cavalcade of America as a promotional tool. The program dramatized historical events focusing on individual stories of heroism, and occasionally presented a musical performance. This collection contains recordings of most of the show's episodes and consists of over 2,900 phonograph albums, approximately 500 sound tape reels, 6 sound cassettes and one scrapbook.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1885
Creator:
Unknown.,
Extent: 1 photographic prints
Hardware stores sell household hardware for home improvement directly to customers. This is an image of the exterior of an unidentified hardware store. Three men are posed in front. (View full finding aid.)
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Hardware store photograph
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Unknown.,
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1997.264
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1 photographic prints
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circa 1885
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Hardware stores sell household hardware for home improvement directly to customers. This is an image of the exterior of an unidentified hardware store. Three men are posed in front.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1848-1907
Creator:
Canada Southern Railway Company.,
Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company.,
Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad Company. ,
Cleveland and Toledo Railroad Company.,
Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway Company. ,
Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Company. ,
Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula Rail Road Company.,
Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway.,
Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad Company.,
Mahoning Coal Railroad Company.,
McKeesport and Belle Vernon Railroad Company.,
Merchants Despatch Transportation Company.,
Michigan Central Railroad Company.,
Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad Company.,
New York and Northern Railway Company.,
New York and Ottawa Railway Company.,
New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway Company.,
Niagara Falls Branch Railroad.,
Peoria and Eastern Railway Company.,
Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad Company.,
Ulster and Delaware Railroad Company.,
Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company.,
Wallkill Valley Railroad.,
Extent: 104 items
Historically, a stock certificate is a paper record of ownership in a company. Certain information is included on a stock certificate: number of share, identification number, a corporate seal, and signatures. This collection consists of predominantly unissued stock certificates for American railroad companies. There are also four certificates of tax free municipal bonds of the City of Philadelphia. (View full finding aid.)
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Miscellaneous (mostly railroad) stock certificates
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Canada Southern Railway Company., Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company., Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad Company. , Cleveland and Toledo Railroad Company., Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway Company. , Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Company. , Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula Rail Road Company., Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway., Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad Company., Mahoning Coal Railroad Company., McKeesport and Belle Vernon Railroad Company., Merchants Despatch Transportation Company., Michigan Central Railroad Company., Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad Company., New York and Northern Railway Company., New York and Ottawa Railway Company., New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway Company., Niagara Falls Branch Railroad., Peoria and Eastern Railway Company., Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad Company., Ulster and Delaware Railroad Company., Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company., Wallkill Valley Railroad.,
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1996.233
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104 items
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1848-1907
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Historically, a stock certificate is a paper record of ownership in a company. Certain information is included on a stock certificate: number of share, identification number, a corporate seal, and signatures. This collection consists of predominantly unissued stock certificates for American railroad companies. There are also four certificates of tax free municipal bonds of the City of Philadelphia.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
circa 1929
Creator:
Otis Elevator Company,
Extent: 13 items
The Otis Elevator Company manufactures, installs and maintains elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Elisha Otis (1811-1861) founded the company in 1853 in New York. This collection consists of thirteen tear sheets of advertisements with sketched illustrations for Otis Elevator Company elevators (8) and escalators (5). The escalators are shown in five different styles for department stores installations. (View full finding aid.)
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Otis Elevator Company advertisements
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Otis Elevator Company,
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1993.238
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13 items
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circa 1929
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The Otis Elevator Company manufactures, installs and maintains elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Elisha Otis (1811-1861) founded the company in 1853 in New York. This collection consists of thirteen tear sheets of advertisements with sketched illustrations for Otis Elevator Company elevators (8) and escalators (5). The escalators are shown in five different styles for department stores installations.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1910-1989, bulk 1946-1985
Creator:
Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division.
Extent: 105 linear feet
The collection documents predecessor organizations to the Sperry Corporation, including the Remington Typewriter Company, the Rand Kardex Company, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company; the formation of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation; the development of the UNIVAC brand under Remington Rand, Inc.; Philadelphia and St. Paul branches of the UNIVAC division; the UNIVAC manufacturing plant in Bristol, Tennessee; and Sperry divisions outside of UNIVAC, including Sperry Gyroscope Flight and Defense Systems, and Remington Rand office equipment. (View full finding aid.)
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Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials
creator
Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division.
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1985.261
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105 linear feet
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1910-1989, bulk 1946-1985
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The collection documents predecessor organizations to the Sperry Corporation, including the Remington Typewriter Company, the Rand Kardex Company, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company; the formation of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation; the development of the UNIVAC brand under Remington Rand, Inc.; Philadelphia and St. Paul branches of the UNIVAC division; the UNIVAC manufacturing plant in Bristol, Tennessee; and Sperry divisions outside of UNIVAC, including Sperry Gyroscope Flight and Defense Systems, and Remington Rand office equipment.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1927
Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.,
Extent: 15 items
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in the nation began operating in 1827. It spanned as far north as New York and as far west as St. Louis and Chicago. This is a small collection of souvenir postcards that were published for the The Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's centenary exhibition and pageant of 1927. It was held near Baltimore, Maryland. (View full finding aid.)
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The Fair of the Iron Horse : Baltimore and Ohio Centenary Exhibition and Pageant souvenir postcards
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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.,
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1995.280
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15 items
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1927
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The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in the nation began operating in 1827. It spanned as far north as New York and as far west as St. Louis and Chicago. This is a small collection of souvenir postcards that were published for the The Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's centenary exhibition and pageant of 1927. It was held near Baltimore, Maryland.
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