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1939 New York World's Fair AT&T telephone exhibit photographs, 1939
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.230
Extent:   8 photographic prints
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 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).
1939 New York World's Fair ephemera, 1939-1940
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.298
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   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.
1939 New York World's Fair officially licensed scrapbook, 1939
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940); The Saalfield Publishing Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.227
Extent:   1 item
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 theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is a paper-bound scrapbook with empty pages.
1939 New York World's Fair "peep show" toy, 1939
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.276
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   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.
1939 New York World's Fair postcard sets, 1939-1940
Creator: Meridien Gravure Co.; Underwood & Underwood.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1981.251
Extent:   41 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 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.
1939 New York World's Fair postcards, 1939-1940
Creator: McRae, Wendell; Curt Teich & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1972.320
Extent:   27 items
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 postcards featuring exterior and aerial views of the New York World's Fair grounds.
1939 New York World's Fair poster, 1939
Creator: Smith, Bob
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2004.236
Extent:   1 image
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 theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is a poster advertising the 1939 New York World's Fair.
1939 New York World's Fair souvenirs, 1939, 1949
Creator: Chicago Railroad Fair (1948-1949); New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.223
Extent:   13 items
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 theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of souvenir items from the 1939 New York World's Fair.
1964 New York World's Fair ephemera, 1964
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.265
Extent:   4.0 items
Abstract:   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.
1964 New York World's Fair, General Motors "Futurama" exhibit flyer, 1965
Creator: General Motors Corporation
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2009.205
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   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.
1964 New York World's Fair greeting cards, 1963
Creator: Banner Publishing Company; New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.229
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   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.
1964 New York World's Fair paper place mat, 1963
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2004.232
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   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.
1964 New York World's Fair Pictures official flash card set, circa 1961-1963
Creator: New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.235
Extent:   28 items
Abstract:   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.
1964 New York World's Fair postcards, 1964
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2003.218
Extent:   4 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 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."
1964 New York World's Fair poster, 1964
Creator: New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2004.237
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   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.
1964 New York World's Fair slides, 1964
Creator: Maier, Richard
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.202
Extent:   11 slides
Abstract:   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.
NASA ERTS (Landsat 1) images of the southwestern United States, 1959, 1975
Creator: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.203
Extent:   12 images
Abstract:   Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS), now known as Landsat 1, was the first satellite launched as part of the Landsat program to continuously record observations of Earth from space. ERTS was launched on July 23, 1972. This small collection consists of eleven transparencies showing satellite images of locations in the southwestern United States and Rocky Mountains taken by NASA's Earth Resources Technology Satellite on February 2, 1975.
National Ammonia Company of Pennsylvania photographs, circa 1924-1929
Creator: National Ammonia Company of Pennsylvania.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1972.379
Extent:   5 images
Abstract:   Incorporated in 1902,the National Ammonia Company of Pennsylvania was a manufacture of refrigerators which utilized ammonia as the coolant.
National Association of Manufacturers centennial calendar, 1995
Creator: Manufacturing Institute.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.281
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is an industrial trade association and advocacy group. NAM was organized in January of 1895 when approximately 600 manufacturers met during the 1890s depression in Cincinnati, Ohio, to formulate a program for economic recovery. Since its inception, it has pursued the objectives of American business, such as the building of the Panama Canal and opposition to both Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. This calendar was created to celebrate the National Association of Manufacturers' 100th year. Each month features archival and contemporary photographs from a company belonging to the organization.
National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials, 1895-2014, undated
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1973.418
Extent:   78 linear feet. 34 Gigabytes.
Abstract:   The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is “the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all fifty states,” and “is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.” This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, objects, videos, and films that document the history of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) from the mid-twentieth century through the early twenty-first century. The materials provide a visual and audible documentation of the organization’s programs and activities.
National Association of Manufacturers records, 1895-2013, bulk 1930-1980
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1411
Extent:   1,269 linear feet
Abstract:   The National Association of Manufacturers was established in the 1890s to protect American goods from foreign competition and promote trade expansion.Their records provide comprehensive documentation on the organization's programs and activities.
National Automobile Dealers Association audiovisual materials and publications, 1924-2015
Creator: National Automobile Dealers Association.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.274
Extent:   6.51 terabytes
Abstract:   The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is an advocacy organization that represents automobile dealers to automobile manufacturers and the United States government. This collection highlights the activities of NADA. The collection is arranged into two series based on format; Audiovisual and Publications. The material within the series are arranged chronologically. The audiovisual materials focus primarily on coverage of events, news segments, automobile manufacturer footage and other programs pertaining to NADA, while the publications focus on industry news, products, regulations, and legislation.
National Electrical and Radio Exposition album, 1934 September 19-1934 September 29
Creator: National Electrical and Radio Exposition. (1934)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.289
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The 1934 National Electrical and Radio Exposition was held in New York City at Madison Square Garden from September 19th to the 29th. The Electrical Association of New York organized the exposition. It was one of the annual radio and electronic products trade shows held in the city in the 1920s through the 1940s. This item is an album forty-five photographs taken during the exposition. The photographs are primarily of various companies individual displays. Companies represented are RCA, Westinghouse Electric, Singer Sewing Machine, General Electric, Hoover, Leonard, among others.
National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) records, 1914-1985
Creator: National Foreign Trade Council
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2345
Extent:   183 linear feet
Abstract:   The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) was established on May 28, 1914 to coordinate the foreign trade activities of the United States. The convention appointed 35 delegates to serve as charter members of the NFTC, with James A. Farrell, then-President of U.S. Steel, the new organization's first chairman. Records chronicle U.S. corporate policy toward the most pressing issues of foreign trade in the 20th century.
National Industrial Conference Board (NICB) records, 1916-1985
Creator: National Industrial Conference Board.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1057
Extent:   135 linear feet
Abstract:   The National Industrial Conference Board, later renamed The Conference Board, formed in 1916 as a response by the business community to continued labor unrest and growing public criticism. Their records are an important source for understanding the business community's response to most political and socioeconomic issues.
Natrona Alkali Company records, 1876-1900, bulk 1950-1978
Creator: Natrona Alkali Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2475
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Natrona Alkali Company was incorporated in Wyoming on July 10, 1899 to hold title to 1,600 acres of sodium carbonate deposits in Natrona County acquired by Lammot du Pont in 1876. The records include minutes, account books, stock certificate books, stock ledgers, tax returns and correspondence.
N.C. Wyeth education poster, 1935
Creator: Wyeth, N. C., (Newell Convers), 1882-1945
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1999.232
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945), known as N.C. Wyeth was one of America's foremost illustrators and painters. This poster shows a figure in the center holding up a torch. A pageant of historically costumed figures surrounds her with a log cabin on the left and a modern city on the right.
Nesbitt Aire, Inc. records, 1933-2001, bulk 1950-1975
Creator: Nesbitt Aire, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2359
Extent:   10 linear feet
Abstract:   Nesbitt Aire, Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of school heating and cooling systems. The company was established in the early twentieth century. The records are a collection of product catalogues from the heating and cooling business of the company.
New York waterworks photograph and ship Mohican postcard, circa 1900, 1967
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1973.234
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   The Waterworks in Cooperstown, New York was built on the side of a mill in 1870, with an addition built in 1890. The ship Mohican was built circa 1900 and scrapped in 1936. This collection consists of two items: one black and white photograph of Waterworks, Cooperstown, New York and black and white postcard view of ship Mohican.
New York World's Fair postcards, 1939
Creator: Curtis, Jane Wright
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.205
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   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 small collection consists of three official postcards of the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Newport, Rhode Island? panoramic photograph, circa 1870
Creator: Williams, J. A.(Joshua Appleby), 1817-1892
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1972.325
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   J.A. (Joshua Appleby) Williams (1817-1892) was a photographer working in Newport, Rhode Island from 1847 to 1885. The item is a panoramic photograph most likely of Newport, Rhode Island, view may cover almost a complete 360 degree circuit.
New-York Crystal Palace for the exhibition of the industry of all nations, lithograph, circa 1853
Creator: E. C. Kellogg & Co.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.002
Extent:   1.0 item
Abstract:   E. C. Kellogg and Co. was a lithography firm in Hartford, Connecticut between 1851 and 1854. The item is a hand-colored lightograph of the New York Crystal Palace for the exhibition of the industry of all nations.
Niagara Falls Power Company power generation facility photograph album, 1895-1897
Creator: Niagara Falls Power Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.265
Extent:   34 items
Abstract:   The Niagara Falls Power Company began in 1890, the power plant harnessed waterpower to deliver electricity to Buffalo, New York. The company's two power stations were closed after more than sixty years of service in 1961. This collection's photographs document the erection of wooden poles for power transmission lines between Niagara Falls and Buffalo. There are also interiors and exteriors of power hosues and transformer buildings.
Nicholas F. Pensiero collection of RCA Victor photographs, 1935-1945
Creator: Radio Corporation of America. RCA Victor Division. Pensiero, Nicolas F., 1918-2003
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.211
Extent:   33 photographic prints
Abstract:   RCA Victor was an American electronics company. Nicholas F. Pensiero (1918-2003) worked for RCA's Marketing Division. This collection contains sixteen photographs in which Gladys McHugh is the model posed using RCA Victor appliances. The remainder of the photos are candids, some taken inside or near RCA offices.
"No Room For Gloom. Those who put things over are too busy to be blue. HOPING BEATS MOPING." (poster), 1929
Creator: Mather & Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2009.235
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   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.
Nora C. Edwards papers, 1887-1917
Creator: Edwards, Nora C.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2036
Extent:   0.42 linear feet
Abstract:   Nora C. Edwards was the manager and inventor for the Edwards Skirt Supporter Company, established around 1903 in Spooner, Wisconsin. Her papers are both personal and business and consist of letters she received from family members, agents, friends, and patent attorneys.
North Pennsylvania Railroad Co., portraits of officers and directors, 1852-1965
Creator: North Pennsylvania Railroad Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.249
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 6, 1852, and renamed the North Pennsylvania Railroad Company on October 3, 1853. The collection consists of 19th and 20th century portraits of officers and presidents.
North Pennsylvania Railroad Company records, 1836-1982
Creator: North Pennsylvania Railroad Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1999
Extent:   14 linear feet
Abstract:   The Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 6, 1852, and renamed the North Pennsylvania Railroad Company on October 3, 1853. Their records consist of basic corporate records such as minute books, annual reports, account books and statements.
Northern Delaware aerial photographs, circa 1930
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.203
Extent:   11 images
Abstract:   Northern Delaware (current day New Castle County) was settled by Swedes in the 17th century. This collections contains ten aerial photographs of the Northeastern Delaware border with Pennsylvania, along the Delaware River.
N.W. Ayer and Son, Inc. flying golf publicity for the Kellett Aircraft Corporation booklet, 1931
Creator: N.W. Ayer and Son, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.299
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   N.W. Ayer & Son, Inc. lays claim to being the first and oldest advertising agency in the United States. Established in Philadelphia by Francis Ayer (1848-1923) in 1869. The Kellett Aircraft Corporation was a manufacturer of airplanes, specifically autogiros, helicopters, and aircraft for the U.S. military. This item is a thin booklet style scrapbook containing newspaper articles about a publicity stunt where a golfer flew a Kellet autogiro to each hole on the golf course at Locust Grove Country Club in Westfield, New Jersey. The demonstration was arranged by N.W. Ayer & Son to promote the Kellet autogiros. All of the articles include a photograph image.
Nye Committee munitions investigations photographs, 1934
Creator: United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee to Investigate the Munitions Industry.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1982.227
Extent:   8 images
Abstract:   In the spring of 1934 the Senate's Special Committee Investigating the Munitions Industry chaired by Senator Gerald P. Nye began to examine the role that the munitions manufacturers had played during the First World War. This collection consists of photographs of P.S. du Pont, Irénée du Pont, Lammot du Pont, and A. Felix du Pont testifying before the Nye Committee in September of 1934.
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