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   Container / Location    Title
 
Series I. Furniture [series]:
  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. ( 001 (050) )
Sofa

Empire sofa, American, with straight back

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 002 (043) )
Sofa

Upholstered sofa, camel back

  2  
Edward Van Altena-71-79 W. 45th St., New York City ( 003 )
Chair (in section)

Modern chair cut in section to reveal details of construction

  2  
None ( 004 )
Multiple tables

Various types and styles of tables; on the left side: small tables; on the right side: larger tables for dining

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 005 (025) )
Multiple chairs

Upholstered armchairs, Renaissance, Baroque

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 006 (011) )
Chair

Armchair, Baroque, caned seat and back

  2  
None ( 007 )
Multiple chairs

Heppelwhite side chairs, upholstered seats

  2  
"Extension Teaching" ( 008 (008) )
Multiple chairs

American armchairs and side chairs with primarily rush seats; high, straight backs

  2  
"Extension Teaching"-Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 009 (032) )
Table: two views

Tea table, scalloped edge, claw and ball feet

  2  
"Furniture" ( 010 )
Chairs (2)

American side chairs with rush seats, straight backs

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 011 (012) )
Chair

Upholstered armchair with fringe, Baroque

  2  
None ( 012 )
Chair

Side chair, Queen Anne style

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 013 (038) )
Chairs (3)

Neoclassical side chair and arm chairs

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 014 (038) )
DUPLICATE of 014

See above

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 015 (033) )
Chair

Armchair, Chippendale

  2  
None ( 016 )
Multiple chairs

Queen Anne style armchairs and side chairs

  2  
A Rope Tourniquet Holding Glued Members in Place ( 017 )
Table

Wooden side table, square top

  2  
"Extension Teaching" - Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 018 (022, 023) )
Tables (2) in multiple views

Four round tables; Jacobean table at bottom in two views

  2  
"Extension Teaching" ( 019 (020) )
Table-chair

Table-chair: functions as a table when top is lowered, as a chair when it is raised; round top, one drawer in seat

  2  
None ( 020 )
Tables (2)

Extended leaf dining tables

  2  
D. Maple Slat Arm chair. Finials, four slats, lower rungs and six inches of legs restored. ( 021 )
Chair

Maple slat arm chair

  2  
None ( 022 )
Highboy

Wooden highboy painted or inlaid in high detail scenes, cabriole legs

  2  
None ( 023 )
Multiple dressers and vanities

Three vanities, six dressers, all wood

  2  
"Extension Teaching" ( 024 (017) )
Chairs (2)

Upholstered wing chair; Queen Anne style side chair

  2  
"Furniture: Chairs" - Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 025 (569) )
Multiple chairs

Windsor chairs

  2  
Troy Studio, Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York ( 026 (013) )
Chair

Side chair, Baroque, with rush seat, caned back

  2  
"Extension Teaching" ( 027 (009) )
Multiple Chairs

Windsor chairs

 
Series II. Miscellaneous Images [series]:
  1  
"Over Mantel Arrangement ( 001 (001) )
Drawing

Three different compositions for decoration of a mantel

  1  
None ( 002 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a framed painting; text is cut off at the side

  1  
Henry G. Keller: Storm-frightened Animals Under the Big Horse Tent ( 003 )
Photo, black and white

Image of an oil painting with textual description

  1  
None ( 004 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a framed painting; text is cut off at the top

  1  
None ( 005 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a framed painting; text is shared with the image on slide 004

  1  
None ( 006 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a framed painting; text cut off at bottom

  1  
None ( 007 )
Photo, black and white

Image of same painting as slide 006, different frame; text is cut off at bottom

  1  
"framing - use of mat" ( 008 (017) )
Photo, black and white

Framed painting; same image as that of slide 005

  1  
"over ornate frame" ( 009 (018) )
Photo, black and white

Framed painting; same image as that of slides 006 and 007

  1  
"suitable frame" ( 010 (019) )
Photo, black and white

Framed painting; same image as slides 006, 007, and 009, with a different frame

  1  
"too heavy frame" ( 011 (020) )
Photo, black and white

Framed painting; same image as that of slide 002

  1  
"suitable frame" ( 012 (021) )
Photo, black and white

Framed painting; same image as that of slides 002 and 011, with a different frame

  1  
None ( 013 (047) )
Drawing

Illustration of various tools for construction

  1  
A Summer Beam ( 014 (048) )
Drawing

Illustration of various tools for construction

  1  
Dynamic Booklet Cover ( 015 )
Graphic

Image of a cover design called 'catastrophe'; textual praise for the design

  1  
None ( 016 )
Drawing

Illustration of various bookbinding methods, numbered and labeled

  1  
None ( 017 )
Illustration

Two German Woodcuts

  1  
None ( 018 )
Illustration with text

A book page with German illustrations and a column of text

  1  
None ( 019 )
Drawing

Image of a filing cabinet and other various objects; poor quality

  1  
None ( 020 )
Photo, black and white

A German Photograph of a person pushing a cart from behind; poor quality

  1  
None ( 021 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a sculpture or piece of artwork

  1  
None ( 022 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a hieroglyphic inscription

  1  
None ( 023 )
Photo, black and white

Image of ancient drawings and a hieroglyphic inscription

  1  
BLACK-FACE GOTHIC ( 024 )
Illustration with text

Book page illustrating the Black-Face Gothic font

  1  
Camel with his driver, 16th century line drawing; ( 025 )
Drawing

Image of an ancient illustration

  1  
Mayan Hieroglyphic Manuscript ( 026 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a hieroglyphic inscription

  1  
None ( 027 )
Photo, black and white

Same image as that of slide 023

 
Series III. Exhibit Design: The Museum of Modern Art [series]:
  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 001 )
Photo, black and white

Exterior view of the Museum of Modern Art

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 002 )
Photo, black and white

Exhibit Design: "The Bauhaus Synthesis"

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 003 )
Photo, black and white

Exhibit Design: "The Early Republic - Houses"

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 004 )
Photo, black and white

Exhibit Design: "London Transport"

  1  
"HD 220 Furniture Design, Comfort Angles" - Relaxing, Dressing ( 005 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a woman in different positions for daily activities (relaxing and dressing), exhibited on Alvar Aalto chairs

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C.; Dining, Reading ( 006 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a woman in different positions for daily activities (dining and reading), exhibited on Alvar Aalto chairs

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 007 )
Photo, black and white

Modern plywood storage unit, displayed with cabinetry held open for viewing

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 008 )
Photo, black and white

Various stainless steel light fixtures

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 009 )
Photo, black and white

Exhibit Design; various cultural artifacts

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C. ( 010 )
Photo, black and white

Exhibit Design; outdoor display of cultural artifacts

  1  
"Exhibit Design - Machine Art Exhibition" ( 011 )
Photo, black and white

"Wall composition - Machine Art Exhibit"

  1  
"Exhibit Design - Machine Art Exhibition" ( 012 )
Photo, black and white

"Wall composition - Machine Art Exhibit"; an alternate view

  1  
"HD 220 - Interior with Furniture" ( 013 )
Photo, black and white

"Charles Eames - Living Dining Group"

  1  
"Exhibit Display - Useful Objects, 1940" ( 014 )
Photo, black and white

An exhibit of various potted plants and small statues

  1  
"Exhibit Design - Free-standing units - 20 Centuries of Mexican Art" ( 015 )
Photo, black and white

An exhibit of Mexican Art

  1  
"Exhibit Display- Table Display - Useful Objects, 1940" ( 016 )
Photo, black and white

An exhibit of various everyday objects displayed on tables

  1  
"Nelson and Wright - Storage Wall - 1944" ( 017 )
Photo, black and white

A woman demonstrates the uses of a storage wall on display

  1  
"Exhibit Design - Table Display - Lighting Emphasis - Useful Objects, 1940" ( 018 )
Photo, black and white

A close-up view of the table display and overhead lighting on slide 016

  1  
"Exhibit Design - Table and Wall - Rhythm in Shape and Size - Installation of a Useful Objects Exhibition at MOMA" ( 019 )
Photo, black and white

Table wares displayed against a wall

  1  
"HD 100 Industrial Design - Function and Form" ( 020 )
Photo, black and white

Image of a piece of wood cutting and below it a boat, with a similar shape as that of the wood cutting

  1  
"HD 100 Industrial Design - Installation View of Art in Progress Exhibition" ( 021 )
Photo, black and white

An exhibit of various modern equipment, such as an electric fan, and modern radios

  1  
"HD 100 Industrial Design - Plastic Dinnerware - Watertown Manufacturing Company" ( 022 )
Photo, black and white

A small display of dinnerware, including plates, cups, and saucers

  1  
"HD 100 Design - 3 Dimensional Composition - Molded Plywood Sculpture" ( 023 )
Photo, black and white

An abstract sculpture of molded plywood

  1  
"Molded Plywood Sculpture" ( 024 )
Duplicate of 023

Duplicate of 023

  1  
"HD 220 Furniture Construction - Stacking Chairs - Shaped Plywood" ( 025 )
Photo, black and white

Alvar Aalto stacking chairs

  1  
"HD 220 Furniture Design - Stacking Chairs - Molded Plywood" ( 026 )
Photo, black and white

Marcel Breuer stacking chairs

  1  
"HD 220 Furniture Design" ( 027 )
Photo, black and white

Chair by Bruno Matthson; plywood, with webbing

  1  
"HD 100 Child Art Experience - Children's Circus, 1944" ( 028 )
Photo, black and white

Children seated in a row, painting

 
Series IV. Prefabricated Homes [series]:
  3  
(Pre-fabricated houses are now in the air) ( 001 (001) )
Cartoon

A stork flies over a 'homeless' family with a house carried in its beak

  3  
Theoretical Savings in Pre-fabrication ( 002 (002) )
Text

Five cost-saving benefits of prefabricated homes

  3  
Coordination of Men + Materials + Time = Prefabrication ( 003 (003) )
Cartoon diagram

Diagrammatical explanation of how men, materials, and time are the resources for producing prefabricated homes

  3  
Commercial Standard CS125-47 for Prefabricated Homes ( 004 (004) )
Text

Gives a statement of 'purpose' and 'scope'; statements of 'definition' and 'general requirements' are partially cut out

  3  
None ( 005 (005) )
Drawing (pixilated)

One-story home

  3  
None ( 006 (006) )
Series F1: Photo

Aerial view of a large factory, the Gunnison Plant, in New Albany, Indiana

  3  
None ( 007 (007) )
Series F2: Photo

Interior view of men working on factory lines

  3  
None ( 008 (008) )
Series F3: Photo

Interior view of factory; men and women manufacturing large sheets of plywood

  3  
None ( 009 (009) )
Series F4: Photo

Interior view of factory; men and women manufacturing wood frames

  3  
None ( 010 (010) )
Series F5: Photo

Interior view of factory; men and women attaching insulation to sheets of plywood

  3  
None ( 011 (011) )
Series F6: Photo

Interior view of factory; men using a machine to bond wall panels together

  3  
None ( 012 (012) )
Series F7: Photo

Interior view of men and women working on factory lines

  3  
None ( 013 (013) )
Series F8: Photo

Interior view of factory; wall panels attached to an overhead conveyor are inspected

  3  
None ( 014 (014) )
Series F9: Photo

Interior view of factory; a woman uses a hose to spray paint a wall panel

  3  
None ( 015 (015) )
Series F10: Photo

Interior view of factory; wall panels are finished and dried

  3  
None ( 016 (016) )
Series F11: Photo

Interior view of factory; women work on wall panels attached to overhead conveyors; windows are installed in the panels

  3  
None ( 017 (017) )
Series F12: Photo

Interior view of factory; stacks of walls segments are stored and transported

  3  
None ( 018 (018) )
Series F13: Photo

Interior view of factory; men manufacturing different sizes of wall panels

  3  
None ( 019 (019) )
Series F14: Photo

Interior view of factory; men and women prepare and pack construction materials into two large boxes

  3  
None ( 020 (020) )
Photo

Exterior view of tractor trailers labeled 'Gunnison Homes' lined up outside the factory for loading and shipment

  3  
None ( 021 (022) )
Photo

Front elevation; one-story cottage

  3  
None ( 022 (023) )
Photo

Side elevation; one-story cottage with screened porch

  3  
Gunnison Homes ( 023 (024) )
Photo

View of a one-story cottage; appears to be an advertisement

  3  
None ( 024 (025) )
Drawing

Floor plan of a one-story home; two bedrooms

  3  
None ( 025 (042) )
Series F15: Photo

Interior view of factory machinery

  3  
None ( 026 (043) )
Series F16: Photo

Interior view of factory; large panels being transported along overhead conveyors

  3  
None ( 027 (044) )
Series F17: Photo

Interior view of factory; small panels moving on a low conveyor

  3  
None ( 028 (045) )
Series F18: Photo

Interior view of factory; small panels on factory lines

  3  
None ( 029 (046) )
Series F19: Photo

Interior view of factory; male workers and large machinery

  3  
None ( 030 (049) )
Series C1: Photo

Men unloading materials from a trailer labeled 'The Lustron Home: a New Standard for Living'

  3  
None ( 031 (050) )
Series C2: Photo

View of materials gathered at the worksite

  3  
None ( 032 (051) )
Series C3: Photo

Carpenters begin to erect the frame of the house

  3  
None ( 033 (052) )
Series C4: Photo

View of the work site as the frame goes up

  3  
None ( 034 (053) )
Series C5: Photo

View of the work site as the frame goes up

  3  
None ( 035 (054) )
Series C6: Photo

View of the work site as the frame goes up

  3  
None ( 036 (055) )
Series C7: Photo

View of frame construction of the roof

  3  
None ( 037 (056) )
Series C8: Photo

View of carpenters attaching installation to the exterior of the frame

  3  
None ( 038 (057) )
Series C9: Photo

View of carpenters attaching installation to the exterior of the frame

  3  
None ( 039 (058) )
Series C10: Photo

View of carpenters completing the roof

  3  
None ( 040 (059) )
Series C11: Photo

Interior view of the house in construction; roof not yet completed

  3  
None ( 041 (060) )
Series C12: Photo

Interior view of carpenters installing ceiling panels

  3  
None ( 042 (061) )
Series C13: Photo

Interior view of overhead ceiling panels and ceiling construction

  3  
None ( 043 (066) )
Photo

Front elevation of one-story cottage

  3  
None ( 044 (067) )
Drawing

Floor plan of one-story cottage; two bedrooms

  3  
None ( 045 (068) )
Photo

Interior view of a living room looking into the kitchen doorway

  3  
None ( 046 (069) )
Photo

Front elevation of one-story cottage

  3  
None ( 047 (074) )
Photo

Carpenters completing the exterior of a one-story cottage

  3  
None ( 048 (077) )
Drawing (pixilated)

Front elevation of one-story cottage

  3  
PLAN 100 KD, 101 KD ( 049 (078) )
Drawing

Floor plan of one-story cottage, two bedrooms

  3  
PLAN 100 U, 101 U ( 050 (079) )
Drawing

Floor plan of one-story cottage, two bedrooms

  3  
PLAN 100 U, 101 U ( 051 (080) )
DUPLICATE OF 050

See above

  3  
One type of prefabricated wall panel ( 052 (081) )
Drawing

Construction drawing of a wall panel with wood siding

  3  
None ( 053 (082) )
Photo

Interior view of factory; men constructing a wall panel

  3  
None ( 054 (083) )
Rendered Drawing

Front elevation of one-story cottage

  3  
None ( 055 (085) )
Photo

Men pushing a large construction unit into an un-finished house

  3  
None ( 056 (086) )
Photo

Perspective view of a back-to-back kitchen and bathroom unit

  3  
"Have you got one a little larger?" ( 057 (092) )
Cartoon

Cartoon illustration of a couple searching for a prefrabricated home in a toy store

  3  
SUGGESTED PROCEDURE FOR BUYING ( 058 (093) )
Text

Textual slide with three considerations for buying a prefabricated home

 
Series V. Rooms [series]:
  1  
None ( 001 )
Bedroom

Two twin beds; fireplace; high boy dresser; flowery wallpaper, curtains, and rug

  1  
John Whipple House, Ipswich, Massachusetts; Late Seventeenth Century ( 002 )
Probably a Sitting Room/Kitchen

Large fireplace, decorated mantle; otherwise modest decoration and spare in appearance

  1  
None ( 003 )
Series: DR1 - Formal Dining Room

Small space; minimal decor; chairs against the wall; polished silver; cheerful; 4 chairs

  1  
None ( 004 )
Series: DR 2 - Dining Room

Small and minimal; sewing machine against the wall; cheerful; 4 chairs

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 005 (025) )
Series: DR 3 - Dining Room

Open entry; relatively minimal; corner cabinet and bookshelves; 4 chairs

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 006 (003) )
Dining Room

Large, long dining table; lots of tableware on display

  1  
"Interior"; TROY Studio Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY ( 007 )
Dining Room

Large space; minimal furniture; exposed-beam ceiling; chairs against the wall

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 008 (038) )
Motif

Simple wooden dresser; flanked by chairs of similar style; topped with an arrangement in a vase and a round platter

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 009 (005, 23, 34) )
Motif

Simple wooden dresser and chair; some decoration; striped wallpaper

  1  
None ( 010 (019) )
Series: D1 - Double Image: Side chairs and Secretaries

Three-drawer secretaries, each with a wooden side chair drawn up to the dropped leaf of the desk; personally decorated

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 011 (014, 018, 034, 040) )
Possibly an office space

A secretary and bookcase flanked by a rocking chair on one side and windsor chair on the other; desk under the window along adjacent wall

  1  
"Grouping"; TROY Studio Lantern Slide Makers, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY ( 012 )
Possibly an office or living room

Secretary and bookcase in similar detail as shown in 011; various side tables and seating

  1  
"Proportion"; John P. Troy, Sibley College, Ithaca NY ( 013 (008) )
Series: T&C1 - Seating arrangement

Side table flanked by a worn leather armchair and Windsor chair

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 014 (004) )
Series: DR 4 - Dining Room

Cheerfully decorated table and four chairs; built-in display shelf

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 015 (37) )
Part of a bedroom or living room

Corner of a room showing window seat, Pembroke table, wooden frame loveseat

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 016 (37) )
DUPLICATE OF 015

DUPLICATE OF 015

  1  
None ( 017 (012, 016) )
Series: DR 5 - Dining Room

Symmetrical arrangement; dining table at center, flanked by two chairs against the wall, opposing corner cabinets

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 018 (027) )
Probably part of a Living Room

Open doorway with view into other spaces; Pembroke table, small rug, Windsor chairs

  1  
None ( 019 (022, 026) )
Fireplace arrangement

Fireplace flanked by a wing chair and a round side table; mantle minimally decorated

  1  
None ( 020 )
Living Area

Secretary with bookcase; furniture against the walls; window centered in image

  1  
None ( 021 (009, 013) )
Series: T&C2 - Motif

Corner of a room with side table and chair; situated at a doorway

  1  
None ( 022 (029) )
Living Room

Low ceiling; fireplace flanked by armchairs; bookcase; cozy and informal

  1  
None ( 023 )
Series: T&C3 - Living area

A piece of art overhangs a drop-leaf table; chairs on either side

  1  
None ( 024 )
Series: T&C4 - Living area

Upholstered armchair and side table with books, lamp

  1  
None ( 025 )
Series: T&C5 - Living area

Wooden side chair and table with flowers, overhung by a mirror; situated by a doorway

  1  
Edward Van Altena - 71-79 W. 45th St, NYC ( 026 )
Series: MOD1 - Dining area

Perspective of a dinging table and chairs; bowl of fruit

  1  
None ( 027 )
Foyer and stairs

Curving banister; side table and chairs, mirror; view into another room

  1  
"Line" ( 028 (004) )
Double Image: Living Room

Same sofa arranged at two different angles

  1  
"Several textures in picture arrangement" ( 029 (012) )
Series: D2 - Living/Office area

Secretary desk, wooden chairs; art on the walls

  1  
"Bedroom arrangement"; "UNITY" ( 030 (013) )
Bedroom

Double bed; dresser and mirror; small and minimal

  1  
"Informal arrangement" ( 031 (010) )
Series: C1 - Living Area

Grandfather clock and painting

  1  
"Informal arrangement" ( 032 (011) )
Series: C2 - Living Area

Grandfather clock with painting and wing chair

  1  
"unity of expression and contrast of detail" ( 033 (014) )
Series: MOD2 - Living Area

Modern style chair and cabinetry; painting

  1  
"connecting drapery for composing arrangement" ( 034 (015) )
Series: MOD3 - Living Area

Modern style chair and ottoman with lamp, artwork

  1  
"Extension Teaching"; "paneled wall and picture" ( 035 (009) )
Dining Room

Room is dominated by wood furniture and detail; long table and fireplace

  1  
"unity of design" ( 036 (016) )
Series: MOD4 - Living Area

Modern style chair and cabinetry (same as 033); artwork

  1  
None ( 037 )
Living Room

Surfaces covered in framed photographs; many paintings on the walls; upholstered chair and fireplace

  1  
"over mantel" ( 038 (004) )
Living Room

Fireplace and chairs; mantel decorated minimally

  1  
"Extension Teaching" ( 039 (014, 020, 091) )
Series: D3 - Living/Office Area

Secretary desk and mirror; formally decorated

  1  
None ( 040 (004) )
Series: T&C6 - Motif

Upholstered armchair and side table

  1  
"Interiors" ( 041 (008, 010) )
Bedroom

Single bed arranged against the wall; large piece of fabric artwork overhangs; spare and minimal

  1  
None ( 042 )
Living Room

Fireplace and built-in cabinetry/bookcase; settee and cushions

  1  
None ( 043 )
Motif

Long, skinny wicker table; plants; brick or stone wainscoting; tiled floor

  1  
"GROUPING" ( 044 (010) )
Double Image: Motif

Drop leaf table flanked by chairs with symmetrical candle arrangement; small table with similar candle arrangement

  1  
None ( 045 )
Living/Office Area

Small table with books under a high, short window; decorated window sill

  1  
None ( 046 )
Informal Eating Area

'nook' with small, round table; high, short windows

  1  
None ( 047 )
Series: MOD5 - Living Room

Modern furniture and artwork; minimal

  1  
None ( 048 )
Series: MOD6 - Living Room

Modern furniture; plants; window provides a view

 
Series VI. House Planning, Insulation, Heating and Kitchens [series]:
  4 and 5