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Rhea G. Sikes papers

 Collection 0133-MMC
Abstract

Rhea Gaynelle Sikes (1922-2019) was an educator and television producer, professionally active from 1957 through 1980. Sikes specialized in instructional television programming for adults and children during her tenure at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), including programs for local stations WQED and WNET (PBS). The collection includes photographs of Rhea Sikes, internal reports and publications on educational programming, and her independent consulting work between 1978 and 1980.

John D. Silva papers

 Collection 0112-MMC
Abstract John D. Silva (1920-2012) was the chief engineer for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, the first commercial television station on the West Coast. He designed many innovative ways to make live, remote television – covering breaking news and special events – easier and faster, including inventing the first news helicopter (which he dubbed the "Telecopter") in 1958. Silva won his first Emmy in 1970 for electronic newsgathering and his second in 1974 for developing the telecopter. He served as director of...

Silver Burdett Company collection

 Collection 0155-SCPA
Abstract

The Silver Burdett Company collection contains materials dating between 1890 and 1978 with the bulk of the materials dating between 1920 and 1930. The collection consists of company publications, price lists, catalogs, various published, educational volumes, and performance programs relating to the company's publications.

Silver Spring Cooperative Nursery School: Ruth Crawford-Seeger Remembered Project Collection

 Collection 0206-SCPA
Abstract The Silver Spring Nursery School was a cooperative nursery school in Silver Spring, Maryland started in 1941 by a group of mothers active in the Montgomery County League of Women Voters who expanded their children's play group into a nursery school. Ruth Crawford-Seeger, notable both as a composer and collector of American folksong, became affiliated with the school in 1941 when her daughter was a student. As part of her parental cooperative duties for the school, she taught music for that...

Silver Spring Nursery School archives

 Collection 0276-MDHC
Abstract

This collection contains newsletters and assorted clippings documenting the activities of the Silver Spring Nursery School, Inc., a cooperative nursery school in Silver Spring, Maryland. The Silver Spring Nursery School was started in 1941 by a group of mothers active in the Montgomery County League of Women Voters who expanded their children's play group into a nursery school.

Fred Simmons papers

 Collection 0234-MDHC
Abstract This collection consists primarily of Volumes I through VI of A History of the White House: A Tavern in Vansville, Maryland (1984), a compilation of information on this 1834 structure edited by John William Wohlfarth. Wohlfarth acknowledged Fred Simmons as the principal researcher in this history, but others contributed as well to the investigation of White House Tavern. The Tavern still stands as part of the Del Haven White House Motel complex on Route 1, just north of College Park, and was...

Julian Simon papers

 Collection 0191-UA
Abstract Julian Lincoln Simon (1932-1998) was a professor of business administration at the University of Maryland from 1983 until his death in 1998. Simon was known for his research on economics and population growth which challenged Malthusian theories on global catastrophe. This collection spans from 1972 to 1996 and contains Simon's professional correspondence, as well as reports, publications, conference proceedings, and grant materials. Research notes on a variety of topics including population...

Roy W. Simonson papers

 Collection — Box: 1 0546-GWP
Abstract Roy W. Simonson (September 7, 1908 - November 2, 2008) was a scientist and professor who studied soil across the United States and on islands in the Western Pacific. He was educated at the North Dakota Agricultural College, where he received his Bachelor of Science in 1934, and at the University of Wisconsin, where he received his doctorate in 1938. He taught at Iowa State College from 1938 to 1943, when he took a new position of Soil Correlator for the United States Department of...

Helen Sioussat papers

 Collection 0014-MMC-LAB
Abstract Helen Sioussat (1902-1995) was the Director of Talks and Public Affairs for CBS radio from 1937 to 1958. In that role, she regularly oversaw as many as 300 broadcasts a year addressing government, labor, education, religion, civil rights, and international affairs. In 1941, Sioussat created and hosted the TV program Table Talk, the first roundtable discussion program on television. She also wrote a book about broadcasting, Mikes Don't...

Skip Groff papers

 Collection 0298-SCPA-GROFF
Abstract

Frank “Skip” Groff [1948-2019] was a record producer, record store owner, disc jockey, United States Army veteran, and record promoter who was a primary figure in the Washington, D.C. area punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s. The Skip Groff papers includes recordings related to Groff’s career as a disc jockey and record store owner, photographs, correspondence, ephemera, magazines, clippings, and an oral history interview with Groff.

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Special Collections and University Archives 1072
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Agnew, Spiro T. 5
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Brown, Irving, 1911- 3
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald 3
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Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 2
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Lovestone, Jay 2
Meany, George 2
Morrison, Frank 2
Nixon, Richard Milhous 2
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Schnitzler, William F. 2
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Abel, Iorwith Wilber 1
Adolph Coors Company 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America 1
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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.) 1
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Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund) 1
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Food Lion 1
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Glazer, Joe 1
Gold, Robin 1
Goldberg, Harry, 1901- 1
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Graeve, Cheryl 1
Greater Washington Central Labor Council. AFL-CIO (1896-) 1
Green, Archie 1
Green, Karin 1
Greiff, Helen 1
Greyhound Lines, Inc. 1
Hardesty, Doris Gibson 1
Harriman, W. Averell 1
Harrington, Richard 1
Hays, Claudia C. 1
Henle, Peter 1
Hillquit, Nina 1
Hodell, Chuck 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 49 (Boston, Mass.) 1
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J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
Justice for Janitors 1
Kahn, Si 1
Kahn, Thomas 1
Kassalow, Everett M. (Everett Malcolm) 1
Kefauver, Estes 1
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