Part of a nation's history lies in what people eat. Artifacts at the Museum document the history of food in the United States from farm machinery to diet fads.
More than 1,300 pieces of stoneware and earthenware show how Americans have stored, prepared, and served food for centuries. Ovens, cookie cutters, kettles, aprons, and ice-cream-making machines are part of the collections, along with home canning jars and winemaking equipment. More than 1,000 objects recently came to the Museum when author and cooking show host Julia Child donated her entire kitchen, from appliances to cookbooks.
Advertising and business records of several food companies—such as Hills Brothers Coffee, Pepsi Cola, and Campbell's Soup—represent the commercial side of the subject
"Food - Overview" showing 1 items.
- Posed group of men standing behind a table laid with food. One of the men wear traditional African dress. There is a cabinet and two windows with closed drapes behind them. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption and "2 of ea glossy". "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
- Cite as
- Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
- October 1963
- Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
- film manufacturer
- Eastman Kodak Company
- Liberia Embassy (U.S.)
- Local number
- Box 618.04.109
- AC0618.004.0001644.tif (scan number)
- No Scurlock number
- Data Source
- Archives Center - NMAH