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Hazard Powder Company and the Market Street covered bridge photographs, 1885-1900
Creator: Hazard Powder Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1984.267
Extent:   7 images
Abstract:   The name Hazard Powder Co. dates from 1843 when Colonel Augustus Hazard became the principal owner of a gunpowder firm on the Scantic River in Connecticut. This group consists of six mounted photographs showing unidentified buildings and the dam at the Hazard Powder Company in Connecticut. An unrelated print shows a covered bridge photographed in winter that crossed the Brandywine River at 16th Street in Wilmington, Delaware.
Hendrick Manufacturing Company records, 1861-1980, bulk 1870-1920
Creator: Hendrick Manufacturing Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2409
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   Eli Emery Hendrick (1832-1909), an inventor and entrepreneur, founded the Hendrick Manufacturing Company in 1885. The company developed a wide array of punched or perforated sheet metal and steel products, including screens used in refining oil and sizing coal and grated metal walkways for sewers and ships. This collection, assembled by the last family president of the Hendrick Manufacturing Company, documents both the history of the company and E. E. Hendrick's career as a businessman and inventor.
Hay's Fruit Juice Company album, 1923
Creator: Hay's Fruit Juice Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.239
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Hay’s Fruit Juice Company produced “Hay’s Five Fruit,” fruit juice syrup used to make and flavor beverages and desserts. The company was founded in 1900 in Portland, Maine. The Hay’s Fruit Juice Company album contains photographs and advertisements. The photographs are primarily of the factory’s interiors.
Hendrick Manufacturing Company photographs, circa 1900-1977
Creator: Hendrick Manufacturing Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2009.224
Extent:   40 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Hendrick Manufacturing Company was the nation's largest manufacturer of perforated screens. This small collection consists of photographs which primarily show exterior views of the plant, and some interior views as well as photographs of the company's products and personnel.
Hill-Chase & Company photographs, circa 1945-1951, bulk 1945-1951
Creator: Hill-Chase & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2006.238
Extent:   8 photographic prints
Abstract:   Hill-Chase & Co., also know as the Hill-Chase Steel Company, was formed in February 1929 by Charles H. Chase (1884-1967), John J. Hill, Jr. (1891-1978), and several other employees of Edgar T. Ward Steel Service Center in Philadelphia. The company was well known for its innovations in steel. This is a small collection of copy photographs of the facilities and employees.
Hahn Motor Truck Company deluxe bus photographs, 1928
Creator: Hahn Motor Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1999.234
Extent:   6 photographic prints
Abstract:   Hahn Motor Truck Company was a manufacturer of fire trucks and buses. The company built its own chassis and commercial trucks such as delivery vehicles and construction vehicles. This small collection consists of three views of an unoccupied Hahn Motor Truck Company deluxe bus: two exteriors and one interior.
Heintz Corporation records, 1921-1990
Creator: Heintz Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2082
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   The Heintz Manufacturing Company was originally organized by Leo Heintz in Philadelphia in 1921. The firm initially manufactured all-steel pre-assembled truck bodies but later expanded to produce a wide range of pressed sheet-metal products. The records primarily focus on the company’s contractual obligations with the US Navy during World War II; employee retirement and pension plans; descriptions of various welding processes and tools, and material related to the licensing of cold welding under the trademark, "Koldweld."
Hiebler family papers, 1911-1982, bulk 1927-1935
Creator: Heibler family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2593
Extent:   0.41 linear foot
Abstract:   The Hiebler family papers include documents pertaining to four generations. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Alfred I. du Pont to his grandsons Bayard Hiebler and Benno Hiebler, dated 1927 to 1935.
H.A. Weldy Powder Company lithograph, circa 1865
Creator: H.A. Weldy & Co. Hart, Charles
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.271
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Henry A. Weldy and members of the Shindel family purchased the small Huhn Powder mill outside Tamaqua, Pennsylvania on the banks of the Little Schuylkill River. They operated it as the H. A. Weldy Powder Company. Illustrations on the lithograph depict Tunnel Mills and Edgeworth Mills, which comprised the H. A. Weldy Powder Company.
Arthur D. Hall III papers, 1951-1999
Creator: Hall, Arthur D., III, (Arthur David)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2628
Extent:   9 linear feet
Abstract:   Arthur D. Hall was a systems engineer who spent the first part of his career with Bell Telephone Laboratories and later taught at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted an independent consulting business. In the latter capacity he developed a patented automated agricultural production system that the called "Autofarm," but was unable to make the leap from invention to true innovation. It was an early, but failed attempt at "green" farming.
Floyd Hollenbeck sales kit for Hanes Hosiery Mills Co. stereoviews and viewer, circa 1965
Creator: Hanes Hosiery Mills Co.; Hollenbeck, Floyd, 1920-2002
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.226
Extent:   28 items
Abstract:   Floyd Hollenbeck (1920-2002) worked for Trimfit Hosiery, a distribution company for Hanes Hosiery Mills Company. Hanes Hosiery Mills Company was established in 1901. Hanes was an early adoptor of manufacturing nylon hosiery which was created in 1938. Hanes Hosiery Mills researched and developed seamless pantyhose by the mid-1960s. This collection contains twenty-four stereoviews of the Hanes Hosiery Mills Company Winston-Salem manufacturing plant and offices.
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.
Harrington-Schiff collection of Aetna Powder Company and DuPont Company material, approximately 1889-1920
Creator: Harrington, Edward M., 1866-1933
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.007
Extent:   1 linear feet
Abstract:   Edward M. Harrington (1866-1933) worked for the Aetna Powder Company, first in their electric blasting cap plant in Newport, RI, and then as superintendent of the dynamite works at Aetna, Indiana. Later Harrington worked for the DuPont Company at various plants. Images in this collections are of dynamite and other explosive plants, including Aetna Powder Company plants in Newport, RI (electric blasting caps) and Aetna, IN, and DuPont Company plants in Repauno, NJ, Hopewell, VA, and many other locations. Pictures show buildings, office and plant interiors (many with workers), employee groups, housing, and recreation.
Marc Harrison papers, 1928-1996
Creator: Harrison, Marc, 1928-1996
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2193
Extent:   35.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection consists of Marc Harrison's business papers, legal records from cases in which Harrison served as a professional witness, files on exhibitions of Harrison's work, and publications featuring Harrison and products he designed.
Samuel Hartshorne account book, 1772-1781
Creator: Hartshorne, Samuel
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0095
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Consists of a letter book used by Samuel Hartshorne, former Miller of Milford Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, during the late sixteenth century.
Ellis Leroy Hawk, Jr. polypropylene plant construction scrapbook and travel memoir, circa 1990, 2005
Creator: Hawk, Ellis Leroy, Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.284
Extent:   2 volumes
Abstract:   Ellis Leroy "Lee" Hawk, Jr. (1926-2012) was a chemical engineer with Hercules Inc., and later the engineering director at Himont. He was involved in establishing polypropylene plants all over the world during the 1950s through the 1980s. This small collection consists of a scrapbook of photographs showing plant construction and a travel memoir written by Hawk about his career in the chemical industry. The memoir provides context for the scrapbook and an interesting portrait of an American businessman during the early stages of globalization.
Hayden & Crouch chairs and rockers photographs, circa 1890
Creator: Hayden and Crouch.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.216
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Hayden & Crouch were in the chair manufacturing business for a ten-year period from 1888 to 1898 in Rochester, New York. No mention is made of Hayden & Crouch after the 1898 directory. The album contains pictures of thirty-five wooden chairs, some with casters, some rocking chairs.
The Disston History photographs, circa 1850-1920
Creator: Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1977.227
Extent:   102 images
Abstract:   Henry Disston was born in England in 1819 and emigrated to Philadelphia in1833. In 1840, he began a small saw business in the city, and in 1855, Disston brought steel workers from England to open the first mill in the United States devoted to producing steel for saws. The collection consists of images copied from The Disston History, a genealogy of the Disston family and a company history of Henry Disston and Sons, Inc., compiled by family members and genealogist Elizabeth Satterthwaite in 1920.
Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. account books, 1824-1918, bulk 1967-1907
Creator: Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2414
Extent:   5.9 linear feet
Abstract:   Founded by English immigrant Henry Disston (1819-1878), Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. was a major manufacturer of saws and one of the largest industrial firms in Philadelphia. The collection consists of company account books for Tacony Fuel Gas Company, Henry Disston & Sons File Company, Ltd., and Henry Disston & Sons Iron & Steel Works. Also includes is an insurance ledger from the Estate of Henry Disston.
Dodge Brothers March sheet music, 1920
Creator: Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924; Pitkin, Maxwell I.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.247
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Victor Herbert (1859-1924) was a composer, conductor and cellist. This item is sheet music of the Dodge Brothers March which was composed in honor of Horace E. Dodge.
Lois K. Herr papers, 1907-2004, bulk 1963-2003
Creator: Herr, Lois Kathryn, 1941-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2462
Extent:   8 linear feet
Abstract:   Lois K. Herr was a prominent advocate of equal rights for women in the workplace and a party to an important legal victory securing greater equity for women in AT&T's Bell System in the early 1970s. The collection documents her role as an important campaigner for women's rights in the business world and her interest in her predecessors in the suffragist and feminist movements of the early 20th century.
Belin House photographs, undated
Creator: Herzog, Frank (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.055
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   The Belin house of Hagley Yards, Wilmington, Delaware, served as the Mill Superintendant's Home, Brandywine Plant, across from Hagley Office. This collection contains 4 photographic prints of various exterior architectural views of the Belin House.
House on Breck's Lane, Delaware photographs, circa 1820
Creator: Herzog, Frank (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.048
Extent:   10 items
Abstract:   170 Breck's Lane was owned by W.W. Laird and served as workers' housing. 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 contains 20 photographic prints of various interior and exterior architectural views of 170 Breck's Lane before architectural rennovations by the owner.
Harry R. Hippler collection of Pennsylvania Railroad negatives, 1832-1947, bulk 1905-1945
Creator: Hippler, Harry R.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.279
Extent:   5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing. Harry Richmond Hippler (1875-1958) was a pharmacist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and an avid amateur photographer. This collection contains negatives primarily of PRR train cars, both interior and exterior views. There are also images of train tracks, bridges, construction and other railroad related images. The bulk of the photographs date from the 1910s through the 1940s. It is possible that Harry R. Hippler was the photographer of some of the photographs in the collection.
Edward “Ned” A. Hodge collection of Pusey & Jones Corporation photographs, 1938-1962
Creator: Hodge, Edward “Ned” Austen, 1896-1978
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2017.208
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Edward “Ned” A. Hodge (1896-1978) was the Vice-President of the Pusey & Jones Corp. in charge of engineering and shipbuilding. This small collection consists primarily of photographs showing the exteriors of ships. There are two books which document ship voyages showing photographs alongside text.
Holeproof Hosiery Company brochure, circa 1920
Creator: Holeproof Hosiery Company. Phillips, C. Coles, Mr., 1880-1927
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.253
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Founded in 1901, Holeproof Hosiery Company was a Milwaukee, Wisconsin firm that produced men's and women's hosiery, underwear, lingerie and men's pajamas. Carl Freschl (1842-1911) was the founder and his son, Edward Freschl (1877-1930) was the first president of the company. This advertisement brochure for the Holeproof Hosiery Company consists of two Illustrations that show a woman putting on shoes (back) and a woman on the phone (front). The inside contains an a photograph of a woman demonstrating the "extra stretch top" of the stockings.
Richard Hollerith papers, 1962-2004, bulk 1965-1980
Creator: Hollerith, Richard, 1926-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2054
Extent:   27 linear feet
Abstract:   Richard Hollerith worked as an industrial designer of office products, computers, printers, office space, and household products. His papers include correspondence, meeting minutes, conference and working group reports, and blueprints reflecting his work as a designer and as an advocate of universal design and barrier-free environments.
Old Swedes Church carte-de-visite photograph, circa 1865
Creator: Holy Trinity Church (Wilmington, Del.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1992.227
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Old Swedes Church (now known as Holy Trinity Church) was dedicated on July 4, 1699 in Wilmington, Delaware, built for the Swedish colony that settled there. One exterior view of Old Swedes Church in Wilmington, Delaware, showing the portico, steeple, and grave yard.
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.
David A. Hounshell and John K. Smith research notes for Science and Corporate Strategy, 1903-1986
Creator: Hounshell, David A.; Smith, John K. (John Kenly), 1951-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1850
Extent:   8 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection consists of research files compiled by David A. Hounshell and John K. Smith for the purpose of writing Science and Corporate Strategy: DuPont R&D, 1902-1980.
House Industries advertising cards and box, 2006
Creator: House Industries; Leming, Tal
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.205
Extent:   9 items
Abstract:   House Industries is a type foundry in Yorklyn, Delaware which specializes in creating fonts for billboards, greeting cards, logos and a variety of other media. The collection is a set of nine advertising cards promoting House Industries and its United typeface.
Abandoned workers' houses photographs, 1994
Creator: Howard, Robert A., 1943-2012,
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.310
Extent:   50 images
Abstract:   Rockland, Delaware was one of the longest functioning mill towns on the Brandywine River. Rockland was especially known for its papermaking mills. The houses in these photographs were built for workers in the mills in Rockland, Delaware. They were photographed by Robert A. Howard (1943-2012), former curator at the Hagley Museum. The collection includes color photographs and 35mm negatives of exteriors and interiors of abandoned houses in Rockland, Delaware dating from 1994.
Bahr's Mill in Gabelsville, Pennsylvania photographs, 1994
Creator: Howard, Robert, (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.236
Extent:   157 items
Abstract:   Bahr’s Mill is located in Gabelsville, Pennsylvania in Berks County. The stone mill building was erected in 1897 as the location for Jacob Bahr’s woodworking and grist mill business. This collection consists of detailed interior photographs and a few exteriors of the mill.
Regulator clocks in antique shop photographs, circa 1870
Creator: Howard, Robert (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.038
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   Regulator, or pendulum, clocks were commonplace within domestic settings during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This collection contains photographic prints of different style regulator clocks photographed in an unknown antique shop.
Sawmill/gristmill at Monocacy Creek, Pennsylvania photographs, 1969
Creator: Howard, Robert, (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.034
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   The Gristmill of Monocacy Creek was founded in 1807 and is located along the Monocacy Creek in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This collection contains 4 photographic prints of equipment from the mill, specifically an up and down sawmill.
Elmer Sperry photograph collection, 1847-1945
Creator: Hughes, Thomas; Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1985.257
Extent:   14.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Elmer A. Sperry (1860-1930) was an electrical engineer who established the Electric Light, Motor, and Car Brake Company in 1883 and then founded the Sperry Electric Mining Machine Company in 1886. After selling his patents to General Electric, he went to work for the company as a consultant. This collection includes original materials, as well as copy work from other sources and images which show Sperry's inventions; there is some ephemera, family photos, employees, and views of the Sperry Company's Brooklyn drafting rooms.
Thomas Parke Hughes papers, 1912-1984
Creator: Hughes, Thomas Parke
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2259
Extent:   18 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Parke Hughes (1923-2014), was one of the leading historians of technology of his era. Consists of files relating to the research and production of Professor Hughes' two prize-winning books, Networks of Power, and Elmer Sperry: Inventor and Engineer. Also includes are Elmer Sperry's original desk diaries.
Donald R. Hull papers, 1941-1995
Creator: Hull, Donald R. , 1911-1995
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2137
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   Donald Robert Hull (1911-1995) was a longtime employee at the DuPont Company mainly working with nylon and textile fibers. The collection pertains to his work at DuPont and Hull's consulting firm, Fiber Concepts, Inc.
Donald R. Hull photograph collection, 1934-1978
Creator: Hull, Donald R. , 1911-1995
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.307
Extent:   4.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Donald Robert Hull (1911-1995) was a longtime employee at the DuPont Company mainly working with nylon and textile fibers. The collection consists of four scrapbook albums of material from Donald Hull's career with the DuPont Company.
Jackson Hunsicker Memo Mate papers, 1993-1996
Creator: Hunsicker, Jackson, 1948-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2361
Extent:   0.8 linear feet
Abstract:   Jackson Hunsicker (b. 1948) invented the "Memo Mate" which she patented in the fall of 1993. The Memo Mate made use of newly available microchip technology that enabled it to record and store up to twenty seconds of audio on a device not much bigger than a business card. The collection consists of Hunsicker's legal correspondence concerning the patent application process and subsequent contractual disputes, along with schematics and designs, and possible names and logos.
Charles Lukens Huston papers, 1806-1951, bulk 1870-1951
Creator: Huston, Charles Lukens, 1856-1951
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1174
Extent:   53 linear feet
Abstract:   Charles L. Huston (1856-1951) was an executive in the family business, Lukens Steel, and was active in religious and civic affairs. His papers are primarily personal in nature and include fragmentary Lukens Steel records.
Huston family papers, 1718-1971
Creator: Huston, Stewart, 1898-1971
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1441
Extent:   3.75 linear feet
Abstract:   Stewart Huston (1898-1971) began his career as a metallurgist and worked in varying capacities in the family business, Lukens Steel Company, in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, from 1923 until his death. Assembled by Huston, the collection relates to genealogy and family history.
Hoopes Brothers & Darlington Inc. documentary photographs, 1969
Creator: Hoopes Brothers & Darlington Inc. .
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.063
Extent:   2.0 folders
Abstract:   Hoopes Brothers & Darlington began in West Chester in 1867 manufacturing wooden spokes for wheels. By the eighteen-eighties it was one of the largest wooden wheel makers in the country. This collection contains photographs which show the steps involved in the making of wooden wheels from the delivery of the logs to the finished project.
Beer and craft brewing oral history interviews, 2015-2016
Creator: Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office.; Hargreaves, Gregory, (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.287
Extent:   23.6 gigabytes
Abstract:   Craft beer is defined by the Brewers Association as being a small brewery (six million barrels of beer or less annually), independent (less than 25 percent owned by a non-craft brewer industry member), and traditional (in reference to ingredients, fermentation, flavor, and alcohol volume). This collection contains a series of interviews conducted in 2015 and 2016 on the business of craft brewing in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. The collection includes interviews with brewers and brewery owners from Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia.
Materials collected for the Hagley exhibit, "Machine, Monument & Metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station", 1903-2003
Creator: Hagley Museum and Library
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2180
Extent:   347 items
Abstract:   A combination of orginial and reconstructed architectural drawings of the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City, used to construct a cutaway model in HO scale (approximately 1/8 inch to the foot) as the centerpiece of a Hagley Museum exhibit entitled "Machine, Monument and Metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station." Historical drawings were collected by Christopher T. Baer of the Manuscripts & Archives Department. Reconstructed drawings from which the model was produced were drawn by retired architect William Wills.
Oral history interview with André and Bobbie Harvey, 2017
Creator: Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office.; Williams, Amrys O., (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2017.235
Extent:   5.45 gigabytes
Abstract:   William "André" Harvey (1941-) is an American sculptor and artist primarily known for finely detailed realistic bronze casting, in particular, animals. He also works in stone, casts sculptural jewelry in gold, watercolors, photography, and creates collages. He is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society. His wife and business partner, Roberta Rush "Bobbie" Harvey (1941-), manages the Harveys’ sculpture gallery and art business, maintaining client lists and provenance records, managing sales and exhibition loans, and promoting André’s work. In this interview, André and Bobbie Harvey discuss the training, experiences, and travels that led them to the art world, the sculpture business they built together beginning in the 1970s, and the process of bringing a piece of art into the world, from conception to execution to exhibition to sale. They also reflect on the cultural and historical conditions that influenced their decision to pursue careers in art, and the personal and mutual satisfactions of following artistic passion and cultivating community connections.
Oral history interviews on Z. Taylor Vinson, 2013-2014
Creator: Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.265
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   This oral history project was initiated to provide supplementary material for Hagley’s 2015 exhibit, Driving Desire, that feature items from the Z. Taylor Vinson Transportation Collection. The three interviewees are; Rick Shnitzler, Fred Simeone, and Yann Saunders, all were personal acquaintances of Z. Taylor Vinson as well as highly involved in either collecting or dealing auto ephemera and/or automobiles.
United Mine Workers of America membership certificate transparency, undated
Creator: Hagley Museum
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.028
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   United Mine Workers of America is a labor union that represents coal miners. It was founded in 1890 and continues to be active. This color transparency of the United Mine Workers of America membership certificate that has various images along the boarders that depict coal miners' handshakes and rites of passage.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films, 1943-1948
Creator: Hanford Engineer Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1974.389
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Hanford Engineer Works in Hanford, Washington, was constructed between 1943 and 1945 to create the plutonium 239 and uranium 235 used in the atomic weapons needed for World War II. Sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company acted as the prime contractor. This collection contains two captioned albums, one of the Medical Division between 1943 and 1945, and the other of Hanford Yuletide Carnival in 1943. The films are various format copies of "War construction in the desert", created to document the building and running of the Hanford Engineer Works. Also included is a film of African American workers dancing in one of the mess halls and a farewell party of DuPont executives in 1948.
Hanford Engineer Works site aerial photograph, circa 1960
Creator: Hanford Engineer Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.246
Extent:   1 photographic print
Abstract:   The Hanford Engineer Works in Hanford, Washington, was a plutonium production facility that was first constructed during World War II. This item is an aerial photograph of the Hanford facility.
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