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Otis Elevator Company advertisements, circa 1929
Creator: Otis Elevator Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.238
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   The Otis Elevator Company manufactures, installs and maintains elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Elisha Otis (1811-1861) founded the company in 1853 in New York. This collection consists of thirteen tear sheets of advertisements with sketched illustrations for Otis Elevator Company elevators (8) and escalators (5). The escalators are shown in five different styles for department stores installations.
Otis Elevator Company installation of electric lifts for the London Underground photographs, 1905-1907
Creator: Otis Elevator Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1970.176
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Otis Elevator Company manufactures, installs and maintains elevators, escalators and moving walkways. The London Underground Railroad purchased 140 electric elevators from the company and installed between 1905 and 1907. The album contains images of elevators and elevator equipment being installed at subway stations in London. The photographs are labeled by station and date. Most of the images show the equipment used to raise, lower and brake the elevator, often already installed at the top of the elevator shaft or in a machine room.
"White Gold": Delaware's Oystering History documentary film, 2012
Creator: Oates, Michael
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.234
Extent:   1 DVD
Abstract:   Produced by 302 Stories, Inc. : Written, directed, photographed and edited by Michael Oates. Wilmington, DE : Berkana, Center for Media and Education, Inc., c2012.
John Okolowicz collection of publications and advertising on radio and consumer electronics, 1903-1988
Creator: Okolowicz, John
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.JOPN.2014
Extent:   3040 digital files
Abstract:   Advertising, both print and radio, developed as a prominent industry in the early decades of the twentieth century as popular magazine circulation exploded and the radio became ubiquitous in American households. This collection consists of digital access copies of publications, including employee magazines, and magazine advertisements for radios and other related household electronics dating from 1912 to 1980.
World's Fair March Collection book of sheet music, 1892
Creator: Oliver Ditson Company; World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.225
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. 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.