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VHS tape – “50’s Pinball,” n.d.

 File — Box: AV Box 1, Object: 3
This series houses fliers, brochures, reference, notes, and other materials relating to pinball games. Within these files are documentation on and from key companies such as Bally, Data East, Gottlieb, Stern, Williams, and more.

Folders in this series are arranged alphabetically by manufacturer, with specific titles of pinball games listed in brackets following the manufacturer name and date(s). When fliers for a company are not dated, an approximate date range is indicated in brackets when possible.


  • 1932-2006


The bulk of this collection is in English. Additional languages include Japanese and Italian; folders with these languages are indicated in the Contents List section of this finding aid.

Conditions Governing Access

VHS tapes in this collection will need to be acclimated to the temperature of the room they will be viewed in prior to watching; these tapes require advanced notice to access and are limited to on-site researchers only.


From the Collection: 10.5 Linear Feet (12 archival document boxes, 2 oversized flat file archival boxes, 1 AV box)


Repository Details

Part of the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play at The Strong Repository

The Strong
One Manhattan Square
Rochester NY 14607 USA
585.423.1886 (Fax)