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Image of 2016.015.003.7 - Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems.
The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white text that reads, "Scotch  /  3M  /  UCA20S Color Plus  /  Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic S" and "34-7010-4147-6  Made in USA."  Handwritten text in blue ink on the white half of the label reads, "TOM PETERS DISCUSSES RAYCHEM." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and white plastic. A white rectangular label with red font is adhered over a larger red rectangular label with black and white font on the top of the cassette along the back edge. Handwritten text in blue ink on the top label reads, "TOM PETERS  /  KEEP ['keep' is encircled]." Printed text matches the manufacturer's information on the front of the case. The larger red label underneath is printed with, "Scotch [covered]  /  MBU 18S C[covered]  /  Master Broadcast Videocassette  /  U-matic S  /  Made in USA." Handwritten text is partially visible on the red label at lower right that reads, "Open [11] (11:31)." The front of the cassette has a circular blue label adhered to the right side with white text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  18."

2016.015.003.7 - Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems. The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white text that reads, "Scotch / 3M / UCA20S Color Plus / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic S" and "34-7010-4147-6 Made in USA." Handwritten text in blue ink on the white half of the label reads, "TOM PETERS DISCUSSES RAYCHEM." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and white plastic. A white rectangular label with red font is adhered over a larger red rectangular label with black and white font on the top of the cassette along the back edge. Handwritten text in blue ink on the top label reads, "TOM PETERS / KEEP ['keep' is encircled]." Printed text matches the manufacturer's information on the front of the case. The larger red label underneath is printed with, "Scotch [covered] / MBU 18S C[covered] / Master Broadcast Videocassette / U-matic S / Made in USA." Handwritten text is partially visible on the red label at lower right that reads, "Open [11] (11:31)." The front of the cassette has a circular blue label adhered to the right side with white text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 18."

Record Type: Archive

Image of 1982.156.006 - Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY  /  U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poster, on the left hand side, below the man shining a light from the spotlight, written in pencil, the text reads "Schreiber  /  '44". Next to the text above, in a white square with a black border with a silhouette of a soldier in black in the middle of the white/red background, painted in white and bold, the text reads "5th  V  WAR  /  LOAN". The words "th" in "5th" is lowercased, with the "V" in the middle of "5th" and "WAR  /  LOAN" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text in the white/red background in the white square with the black border. On the back of uniform of the soldier with the binoculars, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with small lettering, the text reads "U.S. NAVY". Towards the bottom of the poster, painted in white, bold with huge lettering, the text reads "BUY EXTRA BONDS". At the bottom middle portion of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE  :  1944--0-581636". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WFD 908-A".

Dimensions: 28 x 20

1982.156.006 - Buy Extra Bonds Poster, 1944. Poster in colored pencil in a blue and dark background of the ship named the U.S.S. Dorado riding through the ocean waves with two men from the U.S. Navy on the ship: one with binoculars at the bottom of the poster, and one holding a spotlight with some light colored in yellow flashing towards from the left hand side to the right hand side. At the top left hand corner of the poster, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with medium lettering , the text reads "IN MEMORY / U.S.S. "DORADO"". In the yellow colored light towards the right side of the poster, painted in red and bold with large lettering, the text reads "FIRE AWAY!". Towards the bottom of the poster, on the left hand side, below the man shining a light from the spotlight, written in pencil, the text reads "Schreiber / '44". Next to the text above, in a white square with a black border with a silhouette of a soldier in black in the middle of the white/red background, painted in white and bold, the text reads "5th V WAR / LOAN". The words "th" in "5th" is lowercased, with the "V" in the middle of "5th" and "WAR / LOAN" is disproportionately bigger than the rest of the text in the white/red background in the white square with the black border. On the back of uniform of the soldier with the binoculars, written in a blue colored pencil in bold with small lettering, the text reads "U.S. NAVY". Towards the bottom of the poster, painted in white, bold with huge lettering, the text reads "BUY EXTRA BONDS". At the bottom middle portion of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1944--0-581636". At the bottom right hand corner of the poster, printed in black, bold with tiny lettering, the text reads "WFD 908-A". Dimensions: 28 x 20

Record Type: Archive