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Abstract: 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.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Abstract: American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In 1901, the company began leasing the facilities of a railroad rolling stock and shipbuilding manufacturer, the Jackson and Sharp Company. The records include photocopies of a history of the Wilmington plant, incorporation papers, and deeds.
Abstract: American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In 1901, the company began leasing the facilities of a railroad rolling stock and shipbuilding manufacturer the Jackson and Sharp Company. From the end of World War One to 1938, the plant built small pleasure boats. These photographs document different activities at the American Car and Foundry Company Jackson and Sharp Plant shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware, during World War II. There are several photos taken on the occasion of the presentation of the Army-Navy "E" award in 1942.
Abstract: American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In the company's early years, American Car and Foundry Company constructed its railcars from wood. Additionally, the company engaged in architectural millwork for buildings. This collection features twenty-five copy photographs of building interiors and exteriors with emphasis on wooden architectural elements.
Dates: circa 1924
- Names: American Car and Foundry Company X
- Audiovisual Collections 3
- Manuscripts and Archives 1
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Architectural design 1
- Clock and watch making 1
- Consolidation and merger of corporations 1
- Deeds 1
- Du Pont family -- Homes and haunts 1
- Interior decoration 1
- Railroads 1
- Railroads -- Rolling stock -- Design and construction 1
- Sheet music 1
- Shipbuilding 1
- Ships 1
- Ships -- Launching 1
- Warships 1
- Woodworking industries 1 ∧ less
- American Car and Foundry Company. Jackson & Sharp Plant 3
- Hamilton Watch Company 1
- Jackson and Sharp Company 1
- USS Swivel ARS 36 (Ship) 1