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G. C. Murphy Company store windows and interior photographs, 1930-1935
Creator: Buckingham Studio, Inc. G. C. Murphy Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.247
Extent:   9 photographic prints
Abstract:   G.C. Murphy Co. was a chain of discount variety stores. George Clinton Murphy founded the G.C. Murphy Co. in 1906 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. it grew to more than 500 stores before its acquisition by Ames Department Stores Inc. in 1985. These photographs document window displays at a G.C. Murphy store in Washington, D.C. In 1906.
Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton and Alfred I. Du Pont individual portraits, circa 1875-1882
Creator: Brown, J. Paul
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1982.254
Extent:   2.0 images
Abstract:   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. Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton (1835-1894) was the daughter of Alfred I. du Pont's first cousin, Julia Sophia du Pont (1806-1882) and Irvine Shubrick (1797-1849). This collection consists of two individual portraits, one of Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton and the other of Alfred I. Du Pont.
The Gallery at Market Street East publicity packet, 1983
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.244
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   The Gallery at Market East is a shopping gallery in Philadelphia. This collection consists of a publicity packet produced to promote The Gallery at Market Street East. The packet includes two renderings of the Gallery area, and four brochures which contains a map, statistical information about the area, and press releases about stores.
Gardener Machine Works graphic materials, circa 1900-1950
Creator: Gardner Machine Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1981.277
Extent:   2.25 linear feet
Abstract:   The Gardner Machine Works specialized in manufacturing woodworking machinery, specifically those used to make chairs. This collection consists mainly of images of tools and machinery manufactured and sold by the Gardner Machine Works company. This collection has been organized into four series: Tools and machinery photographs and negatives; Trade catalogs and advertisements; Notebooks, drawings, and patents; and Scrapbooks. This collection would be of interest to those researching woodworking machinery, equipment, marketing, and design.
Gary Gendel papers, 1976-1981
Creator: Gendel, Gary, 1954-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2464.46
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Gary Gendel papers include manuals and publications related to his work on the COSMAC VIP microprocessor while at RCA Solid State division in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. While at RCA, Gendel designed and developed hardware and software for both internal and external end-users.
Gayle Porter Hoskins prints, 1947, 1948
Creator: Hoskins, Gayle Porter, 1887-1962
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.211
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   Gayle Porter Hoskins (1887-1962) was an artist and illustrator active between the 1910s through the 1960s. This collection consists of two prints of Hoskins artwork related to rifles.
Geist & Geist, Inc., records, 1916-1978, bulk 1930-1978
Creator: Geist, Mike
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2460
Extent:   54 linear feet
Abstract:   The records of Geist & Geist, Inc., document the activities, especially design, publicity and marketing, of a typical New York Garment District firm in the twentieth century.
General Radio Company history, 1987-2007, bulk 1987-1993
Creator: General Radio Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2416
Extent:   1 linear feet
Abstract:   The General Radio Company was incorporated in 1915, in Cambridge, Massachussets by Melville Eastham (1885-1964), and was famed for their development and manufacture of electronic instruments, test equipment, laboratory standards throughout the twentieth century. The General Radio Company History materials largely document the efforts to write a synthetic history of the General Radio Company in the late 1980s and early 1990s, supported by the IEEE History Center. While Joseph F. Keithley headed the project, it was conceived as a collaborative endeavor with various persons each writing a chapter on their topic of specialty. Additionally, there is a large binder labeled, “Company Data” containing alphabetically organized information about other firms involved in the manufacture and development of precision measuring instruments over the course of the twentieth century.
General views of the 1939 New York World's Fair official photographs, 1939
Creator: Underwood & Underwood
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.246
Extent:   10 images
Abstract:   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 ten photographs of the New York World's Fair.
Genevieve Pittner collection of roller skating rink stickers, circa 1941-1948
Creator: Pittner, Genevieve
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.213
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Genevieve Pittner of Monroe, Michigan, collected roller skating rink stickers between 1941 and 1942, amassing a large collection by exchanging stickers by mail with other collectors. This collection consists primarily of roller skating rink stickers during the World War II era. A large album contains most of the stickers in the collection; stickers are attached to album pages and arranged alphabetically by state.
Geoffrey D. Austrian research notes on Herman Hollerith, 1860-1990, bulk 1890-1929
Creator: Austrian, Geoffrey D.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2353
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   This collections includes the research materials Geoffrey Austrian used to write Herman Hollerith: Forgotten Giant of Information Processing. Austrian's research includes notes from interviews with Hollerith family members and copies of materials from the IBM archives and other repositories, including the New York Public Library.
George C. Rothwell Inc. granary photographs, 1995
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.282
Extent:   27 photographic prints
Abstract:   George C. Rothwell (d. 1987) was a dairy farmer local to Smyrna, Delaware who went into the grain business. He owned two grain elevators in Smyrna. These are documentary photos taken chiefly of the interior of the companies granary.
George J. Frebert collection of research files on Delaware aviation, 1896-2001, bulk 1927-1957
Creator: Frebert, George J., 1929-2002
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2288
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   George J. Frebert (1929-2002), a pilot and aviation enthusiast, published Delaware Aviation History in 1998. The collection contains both materials used in the preparation of Delaware Aviation History and other items that Frebert collected dealing with Delaware aviation, aviators and airports. Much of the material was copied from historical repositories, but Frebert also collected original materals and photos from other early aviators.
George J. Frebert photograph collection on Delaware aviation, 1918-1999
Creator: Frebert, George J., 1929-2002
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.297
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   George J. Frebert (1929-2002) was a pilot and aviation enthusiast who served in the Air Force during the Korean War, operated the Dover Litho Printing Company in Dover, DE, published "Delaware Aviation History," and restored vintage airplanes as a hobby. This collection contains both materials used in the preparation of "Delaware Aviation History" and other items that Frebert collected dealing with Delaware aviation, aviators and airports.
Gilpin, Van Trump & Montgomery, Inc. records, 1788-2012
Creator: Gilpin, Van Trump and Montgomery, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2581
Extent:   8 linear feet
Abstract:   Gilpin, Van Trump & Montgomery, Inc. was established in 1865 in Wilmington, Delaware, by businessman James Woolley to provide insurance sales and service to property owners. By the early-to-mid twentieth century, the company specialized in real estate sales and service, as well as mortgages, becoming Delaware's only full-service real estate organization. The records include minutes, corporate histories, publicity material, as well as information on company properties, and documents Gilpin, Van Trump & Montgomery's rise from a small insurance company to a large, multi-service insurance, real estate, mortgage, and investment firm.
Girard Bank list of stockholders, 1839
Creator: Girard Bank
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1559
Extent:   1 volume 45 pages
Abstract:   In 1811, Girard's Bank was established in the former First Bank of the United States headquarters in order to maintain adequate banking facilities for Philadelphia. This manuscript lists all of the stockholders of the Girard Bank as of October 22, 1839.
Glaze Mill in the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Hagley Yard photograph, 1903-1910
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Hagley Yard.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.263
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont the company began with the production of gunpowder. This image is an exterior partially obscured view of a glaze mill near the Brandywine River used in the manufacture of DuPont Company black powder and explosives.
Glimpses of Coatesville, Pa. postcards booklet, circa 1920
Creator: C.N. Speakman & Sons
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.132
Extent:   1 folder
Abstract:   Coatesville is a city along the Brandywine River in Chester County, Pennsylvania. This item is a booklet containing 16 postcards with images of sites in and around Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
Gordon M. Kline photographs, 1945
Creator: Kline, Gordon M. (Gordon Mabey), 1903-1996
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1992.256
Extent:   3 images
Abstract:   Gordon M. Kline (1903-1981), earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from University of Maryland in 1934, served as a technical investigator for the U.S. Army in Germany in 1945. These are three snapshot photographs of Dr. G. M. Kline and research team in Troisdorf, Germany, June 1945.
Grace S. Stoermer photographs, articles, and ephemera, circa 1900-1952
Creator: Stoermer, Grace S., 1886-1961
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2590
Extent:   52 items
Abstract:   A small collection of materials dealing with the career of Grace S. Stoermer of southern California, an early example of women holding executive positions in the banking industry. Includes photographs, magazine articles and ephemera.
Great Oil Fields at Burkburnett, Texas panoramic photograph, undated
Creator: Harden
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.151
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   The oil fields in Burkburnett Texas are well-known for being an abundant source of petroleum. This item is a panoramic photograph which shows oil wells and buildings.
Greenville, Delaware house exteriors transparencies, circa 1955
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.231
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   Rare documentation of wooden 2-story house in Greenville, Delaware (New Castle County).
Greenwood Book Shop photographs, circa 1947
Creator: Greenwood Book Shop (Wilmington, Del.).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1999.221
Extent:   10 items
Abstract:   The Greenwood Book Shop was founded by Alice Steinlein (1880-1965) in 1920 after her husband died from tuberculosis. That same year, she hired Gertrude Kruse (1900-1981) as a clerk. Steinlein retired in 1945 and the business was eventually bought by Kruse. These photographs document the interior of the Greenwood Book Shop in the Delaware Trust Building, 917 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware.
Greta Brown Layton collection of du Pont family photographs and engravings, circa 1820s-1900s
Creator: Layton, Greta B., 1924-2014
Repository:   Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.251
Extent:   5.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Greta Brown Layton (1924-2014) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection consists of family portraits and group photographs of ancestors of Greta Brown Layton. The bulk of the collection are portrait engravings of individual members of the du Pont, Hounsfield, Pelleport, Van Dyke, Barksdale, and related families.
Grubb family business records, 1818-1854
Creator: Grubb family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1948
Extent:   15 linear feet
Abstract:   The Grubb family were ironmasters in Lancaster, York, and Dauphin Counties, Pennsylvania, for a period of over 150 years. The records include account books and letters relating to the family's various iron enterprises, including the Codorus, Mananda, Mount Hope, Mount Vernon, and Henry Clay.
Guard the Home Front, World War II poster, circa 1944
Creator: Railway Labor Executivies' Association
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.238
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Numerous United States Federal agencies issued posters throughout World War II in order to support the war effort. The Railway Labor Executives' Association (RLEA) was founded in 1926 as a lobbist group for railroad labor unions. This item is a poster issued by the RLEA titled "Guard the Homefront" and is designed to encourage people to vote.
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