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Women fishing Illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-316
Abstract: Angling is a method of fishing by means of using an angle or fish hook. The hook itself can be dressed with lures or bait to attract the fish. F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was an illustrator whose early works glorified the society college girl. After the college girl craze ran its course, he painted more mature men and women, movie stars, and political figures in his romantically idealized style. These three items show women with fishing poles. One of the postcard illustration's artwork is by F. Earl Christy.
Dates: 1885-1910

Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR), Pennsylvania Division records

 Collection
Identifier: 2271
Abstract: The Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR) National Committee investigated the increase in drunkenness and effect of Prohibition, operated a publicity campaign, created a speakers' bureau, spoke at legislative hearings, and enrolled members. This collection of the Pennsylvania division records consists of the Executive Committee minutes, administrative files, financial records, and membership records.
Dates: 1930-1934

Woodlawn Trustees, Inc. records, Group I

 Collection
Identifier: 2424-I
Abstract: The Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated, is a non-profit real estate development firm incorporated in Delaware on December 12, 1918, by textile manufacturer William Poole Bancroft (1835-1928). Their records include charters, minutes, officer lists, directors' correspondence, real estate records, property maps, reports, drawings and specifications and newspaper and journal articles on the history of the Trustees and of the Bancroft family.
Dates: 1880-2005; Majority of material found within 1901-1995

Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-276
Abstract: The Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated, is a non-profit real estate development firm incorporated in Delaware on December 12, 1918, by textile manufacturer William Poole Bancroft (1835-1928). Records consist primarily of 35mm slides, mostly dating from 1989 to 2002, documenting Woodlawn Trustees properties throughout Wilmington and Brandywine Hundred, including low-income city housing, preserved farmland, greenways along the Brandywine Creek, and commercial properties on Concord Pike and the Wilmington waterfront.
Dates: 1910-1920; 1982-2002

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago World's Fair tickets

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Identifier: 2010-223
Abstract: 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. This small collection consists of four printed tickets to the World's Columbian Exposition, each bearing a different portrait: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Christopher Columbus, a Native American.
Dates: 1893

Worlds Columbian Exposition fan

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Identifier: 2004-239-1
Overview: 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. Souvenir paper fan containing a colored lithographic bird's-eye-view of the fairgrounds.
Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition lagoon area stereographs

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Identifier: 1993-264
Abstract: 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. These two stereographs show two different views of the lagoon area at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition paper pop-up toy

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Identifier: 1992-235
Abstract: 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. The cover of the pop-up toy shows a bird's eye view of some buildings at the Exposition. The interior is composed of three facades.
Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition pop-up books

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Identifier: 2005-274
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. 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. This small collection consists of four "pop-up books" from the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition souvenir flyer

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Identifier: 2004-261
Overview: 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. This is a flyer advertising the American Aristotype Paper and G. Cramer photographic dry plates.
Dates: 1893.

World's Fair and travel postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-224
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. This small collection consists of nine postcards primarily of buildings and exhibits from World's Fairs.
Dates: 1933-1955

World's Fair ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-210
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months. This is a small collection of ephemera from various World's Fairs.
Dates: 1933-1965

World's Fair March Collection book of sheet music

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-225
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. 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. This item is a book containing a collection of thirty-nine marching songs written as instrumentals for the piano.
Dates: 1892

Wright family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1665
Abstract: Samuel Gardiner Wright (1781-1845) was a West Jersey Quaker merchant and ironmaster who conducted a wide-ranging mercantile business based in Philadelphia, iron furnaces in the New Jersey Pine Barrens and in southern Delaware and maintained a country house and farm in Monmouth County, N.J. The papers document his varied business interests, especially iron manufacture and sales. There are smaller quantities of papers from his wife, sons and grandson.
Dates: 1785-1902, bulk 1809-1876

Wright family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2575
Abstract: Papers of four generations of the Wright family of Monmouth County, N.J., and Luzerne County, Pa., particularly of Samuel G. Wright (1781-1845), Philadelphia merchant and general entrepreneur, and his son, Harrison Gardiner Wright (1810-1885), a gentleman farmer.
Dates: 1805-1887

Wurts family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982
Abstract: The Wurts family were involved in the anthracite coal industry. In 1823 four brothers: Maurice Wurts (1783-1854), William Wurts (1788-1858), Charles Stewart Wurts (1790–1859), and John Wurts (1792-1861) founded the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company originally to mine anthracite coal and transport the resource to New York. The company built the Delaware and Hudson Canal and later became the Delaware and Hudson Railway. The Wurts family papers were collected by John Sparhawk Wurts (1876-1958) and reflect both family papers and business records.
Dates: 1699-1964

W.W. Laird collection of graphic materials and family movies

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-316
Abstract: William Winder ‘Chick” Laird, Jr. (1910-1989) was a director of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and a financial advisor, starting his own brokerage firm in Wilmington, Delaware. This collection includes photographs of interiors and exteriors of du Pont family estates and homes in Delaware, as well as portraits and snapshots of du Pont and Laird family members. The collection also contains a large number of lantern slides, blueprints, maps, and film reels of home movies and family skits.
Dates: circa 1880-1975

York Oil Burner Company's industrial oil burning equipment album

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-083
Abstract: The York Oil Burner Company was a manufacturer of oil-fired residential and commercial oil heating equipment. This collection consists of one album containing 80 black & white photographic prints of industrial equipment of the York Oil Burner Co., Inc. Many of the photographs are interior views of building basements showing York Oil Burner Co. equipment installed in the building's furnace system.
Dates: circa 1936

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV
Abstract: Consists of Z. Taylor Vinson's collection of transportation ephemera, which focuses primarily on automobile history but also documents other forms of transportation. Includes trade catalogs, books, magazines, and artifacts in addition to manuscripts relating to Vinson's career at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dates: 1860-2011; bulk 1893-2009

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series I. Automobile Makes

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-I
Abstract: Consists of Z. Taylor Vinson's collection of trade catalogs, media kits, serials, and other publications documenting various makes of automobiles.
Dates: 1893-2010; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series II. Automobiles - Miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-II
Abstract: Consists of miscellaneous materials concerning automobiles and automobile literature that do not readily fit into the other automobile series in this collection.
Dates: 1904-2010; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series III. Automobiles - Vertical files

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108.ZTV.III
Abstract: Primarily consists of magazine clippings and newspaper clippings regarding individual automobile makes, compiled and arranged by Z. Taylor Vinson.
Dates: 1901-2010; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series IV. Airline companies

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-IV
Abstract: This series consists primarily of promotional materials and documents provided to airline passengers by individual airlines.
Dates: 1904-2010; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series IX. Ships

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-IX
Abstract: This series documents ships.
Dates: 1880-2006; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series V. Airlines - Miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-V
Abstract: This series contains miscellaneous materials relating to airlines in general, rather than to individual companies.
Dates: 1919-2008; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series VI. Airplane makes

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-VI
Abstract: This series consists of clippings, general publications, government documents, media information, newspapers, reprints, research notes, serials, speeches, and trade catalogs.
Dates: 1911-2009; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series VII. Airplanes - Miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-VII
Abstract: This series contains materials relating to airplanes in general, rather than to individual airplane manufacturers.
Dates: 1908-2009; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series VIII. Airships

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-VIII
Abstract: This series documents dirigibles, blimps, and balloons.
Dates: 1909-2008; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series X. Spacecraft

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-X
Abstract: This series documents spacecraft and space exploration.
Dates: 1959-2009

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XI. Trains

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XI
Abstract: This series documents railroads and railroad equipment.
Dates: 1865-2008; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XII. Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XII
Abstract: This series documents Z. Taylor Vinson's career as an attorney for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Dates: 1967-2003

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XIII. Miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108.ZTV.XIII
Abstract: This series contains an assortment of items collected by Z. Taylor Vinson that do not readily fit into any other series of the collection.
Dates: 1862-2009; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XIV. Imprints

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XIV
Abstract: Consists of Z. Taylor Vinson's collection of books, serials, trade catalogs, and pamphlets, which focuses primarily on automobile history but also documents other forms of transportation.
Dates: 1860-2011; Majority of material found within 1893-2009

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XIX. Pictorial - Miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XIX
Abstract: This series consists primarily of images depicting automobiles, travel, or history; cigarette trading cards; and family photographs.
Dates: 1926-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-2007

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XV. Magazine tear sheets

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XV
Abstract: This series consists primarily of automobile advertisements.
Dates: 1895-2009; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XVI. Pictorial - Automobiles

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XVI
Abstract: This series consists primarily of photographs and postcards of automobiles.
Dates: 1895-2009; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XVII. Pictorial - Aviation

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XVII
Abstract: This series consists primarily of images of airplane makes and poster reproductions.
Dates: 1936-2007

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XVIII. Pictorial - General transportation

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XVIII
Abstract: This series consists primarily of postcards depicting railways and ships.
Dates: 1909-2001; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XX. Pictorial - Albums

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108.ZTV.XX
Abstract: This series consists of photograph albums Z. Taylor Vinson both assembled and collected or received as gifts.
Dates: 1889-2007

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XXI. Pictorial - Stamps

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XXI
Abstract: This series consists of loose stamps, stamped envelopes, news prints, booklets, and tear sheets.
Dates: 1901-2008; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XXII. Audiovisual

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XXII
Abstract: This series consists of promotional videos and brochures for new automobile models circulated by automobile manufacturers.
Dates: 1939-2009; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XXIII. Artwork (flat)

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XXIII
Abstract: This series consists primarily of posters and calendars depicting automobiles.
Dates: circa 1915-2008; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XXIV. Artwork (rolled)

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XXIV
Abstract: This series consists primarily of posters depicting automobiles.
Dates: 1899-2006; undated

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XXV. Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XXV
Abstract: Consists of Z. Taylor Vinson's collection of artifacts focusing primarily on automobile history but also documents other forms of transportation.
Dates: 1860-2011; Majority of material found within 1893-2009

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation lithographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-203
Overview: For over sixty years, Zachary Taylor Vinson (1933-2009) amassed a large and comprehensive collection of printed material documenting on the history of transportation, particularly automobiles. This small collection of French lithographs depicts early aeronautical and motor vehicle subjects. All but one were designed by either Ernest Montaut (1879-1909) or his wife, Marguerite Montaut (1883-1936). The final print is by poster artist Georges Hamel (1900-1972).
Dates: circa 1906-1913; undated

Zanol Products Company salesman's case and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-301
Overview: The Zanol Products Company was a door-to-door consumer goods distributor. Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio circa 1908, Zanol developed its own line of household products which the company sold directly to consumers via door-to-door representatives. This collection consists of one salesman's case containing pamphlets, trade cards, trade catalogs, sewing needle cases, books of blank order forms, and other ephemera from the Zanol Products Company.
Dates: 1926-1933

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Dick, John A., 1879-1972 14
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) 12
New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) 11
Savery, Thomas H., 1837-1910 11
World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 8
Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Estate) 8
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 7
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chestnut Run Laboratories 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department 7
Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co 7
Reading Company 7
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 7
Amtrak 6
Baldwin Locomotive Works 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930 6
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 6
Hagley Museum and Library 6
International Business Machines Corporation 6
Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 6
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 6
Radio Corporation of America 6
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 5
Budd Company 5
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 5
Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 5
Du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Brandywine Works 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research and Development Department 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Hagley Yard 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Pioneering Research Laboratory 5
General Electric Company 5
Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office 5
Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 5
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 5
Penn Central Transportation Company 5
Ramsay, William G. (William Gouverneur), 1866 - 1916 5
Victor Talking Machine Company 5
American Iron and Steel Institute 4
American Telephone and Telegraph Company 4
Bethlehem Steel Company 4
Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School 4
Central Railroad of New Jersey 4
Du Pont, Richard C. (Richard Chichester), 1911-1943 4
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department 4
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department 4
E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company 4
General Motors Corporation 4
Kwolek, Stephanie, 1923-2014 4
Lea family 4
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.) 4
Lukens Steel Company 4
National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.) 4
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co 4
Pusey and Jones Company 4
Remington Arms Company 4
Savery, William H., 1865-1949 4
Sperry Rand (Corporation). Univac Division 4
University of Delaware 4
Watson, Robert B. 4
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 3
All American Engineering Company 3
American Car and Foundry Company 3
Avon Products, Inc 3
Bannerman family 3
Bannerman's Island Arsenal (Fishkill, N.Y.) 3
Baughman, James P. 3
Brandywine Hundred (Del.) 3
Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 3
Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Greenville, DE) 3
Christ Church Christiana Hundred Sunday School 3
Cinecraft Productions, Inc 3
ConRail 3
Dallin, J. Victor (John Victor), 1897-1991 3
David Sarnoff Library 3
DeMirjian, Charles H., 1925- 3
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company 3
Du Pont Motors, Incorporated 3
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817 3
Du Pont, Charles I. (Charles Irénée), 1797-1869 3
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 3
Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827 3
Du Pont, William, 1855-1928 3
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chamber Works 3
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Elastomer Chemicals Department 3
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Pompton Lakes Works 3
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Public Relations Department 3
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Repauno Works 3
Erie City Iron Works 3
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