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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 03-040

National Museum of American History. Archives Center

Color Slides, circa 1962-1985 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Title: Color Slides
Dates: circa 1962-1985 and undated
Quantity: 1.75 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 03-040
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of color slides documenting exhibitions, objects, lectures, and special projects at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and outside the Smithsonian Institution. The slides were created and/or collected over the years by Robert S. Harding, Senior Archivist at NMAH, Archives Center, with a significant number of them dating from when Harding prepared slide lectures in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education during the early 1970s.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of color slides documenting exhibitions, objects, lectures, and special projects at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and outside the Smithsonian Institution. The slides were created and/or collected over the years by Robert S. Harding, Senior Archivist at NMAH, Archives Center, with a significant number of them dating from when Harding prepared slide lectures in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education during the early 1970s.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-040, National Museum of American History. Archives Center, Color Slides

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Container List

Box 1

1 AGRICULTURE / FARM MACHINERY - 3 sleeves, 38 slides

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2 AMERICA SET TO MUSIC - 1 sleeve, 2 slides

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3 AMERICAN BANKING - 1 sleeve, 6 slides

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4 A NATION OF NATIONS (ANON)- 4 sleeves, 67 slides

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5 ASTRONOMY - 1 sleeve, 1 slide

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6 ATOM SMASHERS - 3 sleeves, 51 slide

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7 AUTOMOBILES - 3 sleeves, 41 slide

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8 EXHIBITS: BEHIND THE SCENES - FREEZE DRY LAB, RESTORATION OF NC4, & INSECT ZOO - Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding, Sam Rizzetta & Marcy Shuck, Smithsonian Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, ca. 1971 (Set #1) 8) sleeves, 136 slides

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9 EXHIBITS: BEHIND THE SCENES - FREEZE DRY LAB, RESTORATION OF NC4, & INSECT ZOO - Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding, Sam Rizzetta & Marcy Shuck, Smithsonian Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, ca. 1971 (Set #2) 5 (9) sleeves, 88 slides

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10 (NC4)EXHIBITS: BEHIND THE SCENES - FREEZE DRY LAB, RESTORATION OF NC4, & INSECT ZOO - Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding, Sam Rizzetta & Marcy Shuck, Smithsonian Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, ca. 1971 3 (10) sleeves, 59 slides

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10A (Z00)EXHIBITS: BEHIND THE SCENES - FREEZE DRY LAB, RESTORATION OF NC4, & INSECT ZOO - Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding, Sam Rizzetta & Marcy Shuck, Smithsonian Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, ca. 1971 3 (10A) sleeves, 50 slides

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11 BELGIAN GUNS - 1 sleeve, 2 slides

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12 BOOKSTORE (National Museum of History and Technology - NMHT), 1977 - 1 sleeve, 20 slides

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13 CAFETERIA (NMHT), 1974 - 1 sleeve, 10 slides

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14 1876 CENTENNIAL - 3 sleeves, 68 slides

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15 CERAMICS & GLASS - 3 sleeves, 50 slides

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16 CHESTERBROOK FARM, VA.: NMHT Docent Party, 1976 - 2 sleeves, 21 slides

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17 COAL & IRON & STEEL HALL - 1 sleeve, 18 slides

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18 COINS & MEDALS - 4 sleeves, 71 slide

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19 CONESTOGA WAGON - 1 sleeve, 11 slide

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20 CONSTITUTION AVE. ENTRANCE, NMHT, 1974 - 2 sleeves, 21 slide

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21 DANISH GLASS EXHIBIT, 4/68 - 1 sleeve, 5 slides

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22 DOCENT (NMHT) TOURS,1976 - 1 sleeve, 15 slides

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23 DOLL'S HOUSE - 1 sleeve, 10 slides

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24 "DULCIMER CONSTRUCTION" by Robert S. Harding for Music Outreach Program, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, ca. 1972 - 2 sleeves, 35 slides

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25 ELECTRICITY HALL & ELECTRICITY DISCOVERY CORNER: Developed by Barney Finn (Division of Electricity) & Robert S. Harding (Division of Public Information & Education, NMHT). RSH seen demonstrating in 1976 - 4 sleeves, 80 slides

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26 ELECTRIC POWER - 1 sleeve, 7 slides

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27 (A New Look at ) ENERGY CONVERSION, 1969 - 1 sleeve, 18 slides

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28 - 28A EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE AMERICAN PAST - 8 sleeves, 150 slides

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29 ENGINEERING - 1 sleeve, 2 slides

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30 FIRST LADIES GOWNS - 5 sleeves, 90 slides

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31 FIRST LADIES WHITE HOUSE CHINA - 1 sleeve, 6 slides

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32 FOLK ART - 2 sleeves, 24 slides

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33 FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL, 1972 - 2 sleeves, 40 slides

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34 GREEK COSTUMES - 1 sleeve, 7 slides

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35 GREENFIELD VILLAGE - 1 sleeve, 14 slides

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36 GREENOUGH STATUE - 1 sleeve, 5 slides

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37 GROWTH OF THE UNITED STATES (GOUS) - 2 sleeves, 34 slides

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38 GUN SMITHING - 1 sleeve, 16 slides

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39 HALL OF AMERICAN MARITIME ENTERPRISES (HAME) - 3 sleeves, 54 slides

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40 HART HOUSE 1967; 1979 - 2 sleeves, 28 slides

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41 HEAVY MACHINERY - 6 sleeves, 105 slides

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42 INDUSTRY & MANUFACTURING - 1 sleeve, 5 slides

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43 INFO DESKS - 1 sleeve, 8 slides

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44 LEONARDO DA VINCI EXHIBIT, MADRID - 1 sleeve, 3 slides

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45 LIGHT MACHINERY - 1 sleeve, 1 slide

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46 (Set #1) "LIVING HISTORY: STURBRIDGE VILLAGE & MYSTIC SEAPORT". Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding & Sam Rizzetta, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, 1971 - 6 (46) sleeves, 120 slides

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46A (Set #2) "LIVING HISTORY: STURBRIDGE VILLAGE & MYSTIC SEAPORT". Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding & Sam Rizzetta, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, 1971 - 6 (46A) sleeves, 118 slides

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46B (Set #3)"LIVING HISTORY: STURBRIDGE VILLAGE & MYSTIC SEAPORT". Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding & Sam Rizzetta, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, 1971 - 5 (46B) sleeves, 76 slides

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47 LIVING HISTORY - Slide Lecture Duplicates - 4 sleeves, 65 slides

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48 MATH, 1968; 1976 1 sleeve, 4 slides

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49 MECHANICAL & CIVIL ENGINEERING, 1967; 1974-76 1 sleeve, 10 slides

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50 MUSEUM OF HISTORY & TECHNOLOGY (ARTIST RENDERING), 1962 - 1 sleeve, 8 slides

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51 MUSEUM OF HISTORY & TECHNOLOGY LIBRARY, 1975 - 1 sleeve, 5 slides

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52 MUSEUM OF HISTORY & TECHNOLOGY CONSTRUCTION, 1970 - 1 sleeve, 9 slides

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53 MUSEUM OF HISTORY & TECHNOLOGY LECTURES, 1977 - 1 sleeve, 2 slides

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54 MUSEUM OF HISTORY & TECHNOLOGY MODEL, 1974 - 2 sleeves, 25 slides

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55 MUSEUM OF HISTORY & TECHNOLOGY (OUTDOOR) - 7 sleeves, 136 slides

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56 MEDICAL SCIENCE - 4 sleeves, 64 slides

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57 MILITARY HISTORY - 4 sleeves, 75 slides

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58 MISCELLANEOUS - 2 sleeves, 36 slides

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59 SAMUEL MORSE - 1 sleeve, 1 slide

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Box 3

60 "MUSEUMS AND MAN" Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding & Sam Rizzetta, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, 1970 (early slides) - 6 sleeves, 117 slides

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61 MUSEUM SHOPS - 1 sleeve, 1 slide

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62 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - 2 sleeves, 40 slides

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63 NAVAL HISTORY - 1 sleeve, 12 slides

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64 NAVIGATION - 1 sleeve, 4 slides

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65 NEWS REPORTING - 5 sleeves, 82 slides

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66 "19TH CENTURY WHALING" (Mystic Seaport) Slide Lecture by Robert S. Harding & Sam Rizzetta, Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, 1970 - 3 sleeves, 45 slides

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67 NUCLEAR ENERGY - 2 sleeves, 27 slides

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68 PEACH BOTTOM - 1 sleeve, 10 slides

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69 PENDULUM - 2 sleeves, 33 slides

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70 PERFECT LIKENESSES - 3 sleeves, 50 slides

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71 PERSON TO PERSON - 1 sleeve, 8 slides

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72 PERUVIAN SILVER - 1 sleeve, 11 slides

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73 PHONOGRAPHS - 1 sleeve, 7 slides

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74 PHOTOGRAPHY - 3 sleeves, 54 slides

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75 PHYSICAL SCIENCES - 6 sleeves, 109 slides

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76 POLITICAL HISTORY - 2 sleeves, 39 slides

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77 POST OFFICE (HEADSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA) - 5 sleeves, 91 slides

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78 PRESIDENT'S PASTIMES - 1 sleeve, 4 slides

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79 PRIDE OF BALTIMORE - 1 sleeve, 20 slides

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80 PRINTING & GRAPHICS - 3 sleeves, 57 slides

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81 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - 1 sleeve, 1 slide

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82 PUBLICATIONS - 1 sleeve, 4 slides

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83 RAILROADS - 5 sleeves, 100 slides

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84 RECEPTION SUITE - 1 sleeve, 8 slides

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85 REHAB CORNER - 1 sleeve, 12 slides

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86 SENATE GAVEL - 1 sleeve, 6 slides

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87 SENIOR CITIZENS - 1 sleeve, 10 slides

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88 1776 DISCOVER CORNER: Developed by Don Kloster (Division of Military History), Robert S. Harding & Martha Jo Messerole (Division of Public Information & Education, NMHT). RSH seen demonstrating in 1976 - 6 sleeves, 114 slides

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89 SEWING MACHINES - 1 sleeve, 2 slides

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90 SI CASTLE - 1 sleeve, 2 slides

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91 STAMPS & THE MAILS - 6 sleeves, 111 slides

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92 STAR SPANGLED BANNER - 2 sleeves, 24 slides

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93 "SUITING EVERYONE" - 6 sleeves, 107 slides

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94 SURVEYING - 2 sleeves, 33 slides

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95 TELEGRAPHY - 2 sleeves, 40 slides

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96 TELEPHONES - 1 sleeve, 10 slides

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97 TEXTILES - 3 sleeves, 41 slides

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98 TIMEKEEPING - 5 sleeves, 85 slides

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99 TOOLS - 1 sleeve, 7 slides

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100 TRANSPORTATION (BICYCLES/AUTOMOBILES) - 1 sleeves, 15 slides

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101 TYPEWRITERS - 2 sleeves, 27 slides

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102 UNDERWATER EXPLORATION - 1 sleeve, 4 slides

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103 "WE THE PEOPLE" - 1 sleeve, 24 slides

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