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Marvin Glass & Associates promotional video

 Item
Identifier: 2017.glass
Abstract This digital video is a promotional/recruitment video from Marvin Glass & Associates from the 1980s. The video, about 20 minutes long, is accessible to on-site researchers.

Michael Newman journal articles collection

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 2014.newman
Scope and Content Note This collection of 431 journal/magazine/newspapers articles on early video games, the home video game market crash of 1983, home video game companies, and other related topics was shared with staff at The Strong by Michael Newman in 2014. Advertisements and some photocopied book chapters are also included in this resource. Of note is the hard-to-find text from Video Games and Human Development: A Research Agenda for the '80s - Papers and Proceedings of a...

Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation (MECC) collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: 2016.mecc
Abstract The Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation (MECC) collection is a compilation of materials on the development of The Oregon Trailand other MECC educational computer programs, as well as various related news articles, journals, photographs, floppy disks, VHS tapes, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1973 and 1998.

Minnie Allen diaries

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 2016.min
Abstract These two diaries detail the life of a teenage girl in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1870s. Topics covered include hobbies, pastimes, travel, and daily life.

“My Family” handmade book

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 107.86
Abstract This handmade booklet contains about 30 sheets of ruled writing paper, 5 inches by 8 inches, and covers of brown/pink construction paper. Front cover has applied letters of black paper that spell out "My Family." Booklet is bound at top by white cotton string. Within these pages, Ann French handwrote detailed descriptions about her dolls, including Helen, Mary Adele, Susan, Sunny, Patsy Ann, Kathleen, Patsykin, Raggedy Ann, Joy, Shirley Jane, Emilie, and Karen Christina Sophia. The text...

North American Bear Company collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 111.6966
Abstract The North American Bear Company collection is a compilation of newsletters, company-produced magazines, and articles. The bulk of the materials in this collection are dated between 1990 and 2001.

Patricia A. Biasuzzi papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 116.9033
Overview The Patricia A. Biasuzzi papers contain materials related to toy designer Patricia A. Biasuzzi, her designs, and play memories. The documentation for materials in this collection was created in 2016, though the papers feature Biasuzzi’s childhood from 1946-1956 and toy design career between 1977 and 1994.

Paul Reiche III papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 118.2627
Abstract The Paul Reiche III papers are a compilation of game design concepts and related documentation for both tabletop role-playing games and video games. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1983 and 1996, though some materials are undated.

Penguin Software collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 114.52
Overview The Penguin Software collection is a compilation of game design documentation, correspondence, text drafts, publications, computer code printouts, and floppy disks created or used by Mark Pelczarski of Penguin Software (later Polarware). The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 1986.

Philip E. Orbanes papers

 Collection — Box: 1-21
Identifier: 112.7138
Abstract The Philip E. Orbanes papers are a compilation of correspondence, legal contracts, newspaper articles, reference materials, research notes, game advertisements, photographs, audio files, and other papers collected and used by Philip E. Orbanes over the course of his career in the American toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1967 through 2005. Staff at The Strong recorded a video oral history of Orbanes in 2013.

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The Strong 4
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Williams, Ken 4
Apple Computer, Inc. 3
Atari, Inc. Home Computer Division 3
Baer, Ralph H. 3
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Bushnell, Nolan 3
Fedesna, Ken 3
Fisher-Price (Firm) 3
Horlick, Gordon 3
Hoyt, William J. (“Bill”) 3
Kulas, Charlie 3
Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum 3
Nintendo of America, Inc. 3
Ritchie, Mark 3
SSI (Firm) 3
Sierra Entertainment, Inc 3
Strategic Simulations, Inc 3
Walt Disney Productions 3
Williams Manufacturing Co. 3
Williams, Harry E. 3
Williams, Roberta 3
Allied Leisure Industries, Inc. 2
American Folklore Society 2
Anspach, Ralph 2
BBC Television 2
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Brown, Stuart L. 2
Bunten Berry, Dani 2
Bunten, Dan 2
CAPCOM Co. 2
CBS, Inc. 2
Cheng, Regan 2
Dabney, Ted 2
Data East Corporation 2
DeKoven, Bernie, 1941- 2
Dibb Directions, Ltd 2
Dibb, Michael (Mike) 2
Dunnigan, James F. (Jim) 2
Fenner, Mabel R. 2
Fiss, George W. 2
Ford, Robert ("Fred") 2
Foss, Herbert 2
Glass, Marvin 2
Gomez, George 2
Grant, Charles 2
Greg Hyman Associates, Inc 2
Hallmark Cards, Inc 2
Hammack, Allen 2
Hata, Ken 2
Hawkins, Trip 2
Hogeman, Tom 2
Huang, Barney 2
IBM Personal Computer Company 2
Ideal Toy Corporation 2
Institute for Play 2
Kantor, Carol 2
Logg, Ed 2
Mabs, Harry 2
Marsh, Stephen R. 2
Marx, Christy 2
Maxis (Firm) 2
McCaffer, John 2
Microsoft Corporation 2
Milton Bradley Company 2
Namco America, Inc. 2
National Association for the Education of Young Children 2
Oursler, Barry 2
Ozark Softscape, Inc 2
Paley, Vivian Gussin 2
Parker, George Swinnerton 2
Pelczarski, Mark 2
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