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A final report packet for the exhibit "The opulent eye of Alexander Girard" at Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in 2000-2001. The packet includes a final report, press releases, press clippings, education program guides, brochures, and…

A 1973 wall calendar illustrated with color photographs of the three-dimensional "mural" Alexander Girard designed for the corporate offices of John Deere in Moline, Illinois. Includes an introductory essay on Girard's process selecting historical…

Titled “Reflections of an era,” this booklet contains the text of Alexander Girard’s introductory plaque for the three-dimensional mural he designed for John Deere, a brief biographical sketch of Girard, and an account of the mural and Girard’s…

A black and white folded brochure describing Alexander Girard's design for storefront improvements in downtown Columbus, Indiana.

Color photographs of a blueline print of a drawing dated September 30, 1963, for improvements to storefronts along Washington Street in downtown Columbus, designated job number 61 by Alexander Girard. This drawing is numbered 1. The title block…

A knife-shaped letter-opener engraved with Joseph I. Irwin's name. A flower shaped plaque on the handle is marked with a wheel shape and the letters CW arranged in a monogram, with a smaller letter D below, all rendered in red enamel.

A combination safe used in Irwin's bank. "Estate of Jos. I. Irwin" and "The Mosler Safe Co." are painted on the front in gold.

A wooden package carrying handle threaded with string. A paper label affixed to the handle reads, "Jos. I Irwin & Co. Dry Goods, Carpets. Columbus, Ind."

A metal lever-operated seal embosser with the seal of the Indianapolis, Columbus & Southern Traction Company. Stars cast in relief on the sides of embosser are highlighted with red and gold paint.

A metal lever-operated seal embosser with the seal of the Driftwood Valley Turnpike Company. The embosser is painted with a floral design.
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