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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...

Professor Quizmaster film reels

Identifier: 117.10028
Abstract This collection contains five 35mm film rolls containing individual frames with trivia questions and answer selections designed for use in Professor Quizmaster coin-operated arcade amusement machines, introduced in 1968 in the United States, France, and other countries. The game was sold by Mondial International, Inc. Four of the film reels are in English, and one roll is in French.

Sam Dicker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 118.8353
Abstract The Sam Dicker papers are a compilation of graphics drafts, source code, a printed manual, and other ephemera related to the Williams Electronics’ arcade game Defender.

Scoop Shoppe Family Fun Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 123.3041
Overview This collection consists of the records of the Scoop Shoppe Family Fun Center, a video game arcade and ice cream shop in 1980s, Silver Spring, Maryland. The materials are dated from 1981 to 1983. The records are comprised of handwritten notes, photographs, financial documents, correspondence, promotional materials, fliers, game operation manuals, and administrative documents.

Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection

 Collection — Box: 1-13
Identifier: 116.7102
Abstract The Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection is a compilation of fliers, brochures, hand-outs, manuals, and catalogs collected by Kordek during his six decades in the coin-operated games industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1968 through 1995.

United Manufacturing Co. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019.united
Abstract The United Manufacturing Co. records are an assemblage of game design documentation (mainly wiring diagrams and disc diagrams) for projects produced by United during the late 1940s through its merger with Williams in 1964.

William K. Ford case files collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.3288
Abstract The William K. Ford case files collection is a compilation of digitized documents of various court filings from the 1970s and 1980s pertaining to the video game and arcade industry. Also included in this collection are three law journal articles and accompanying letters from Ford.

Williams pinball playfield design collection

 Collection — map-case: 1
Identifier: 115.wms
Overview The Williams pinball playfield design collection contains more than 200 large hand-drawn playfield sketches, as well as mechanical insert drawings and cabinet artwork. Digital images of playfields and insert drawings are also included. The materials range in date from 1946 through 2015, with the bulk of the materials from 1946-1975.

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Mabs, Harry 2
McCaffer, John 2
Namco America, Inc. 2
Oursler, Barry 2
Ritchie, Mark 2
SNK Corporation of America 2
Sega Enterprises, Inc. 2
Taito America Corporation 2
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Ahlborn, Steve 1
Alcorn, Al 1
Anderson, Theodore W. 1
Anghelo, Python 1
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Baer, Ralph H. 1
Bieza, Larry 1
Blahuta, George T. 1
Bleich, Chuck 1
Booty, Matt 1
Braun, David 1
Brewer's Arcade, Inc. (Mt. Rainier, Md) 1
Bristow, Steve 1
Britz, John Anthony 1
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Clark, Norm 1
Coldebella, Mark 1
Crane, Steve 1
D. Gottlieb & Co. 1
Davies, Rachel 1
DeMar, Larry 1
Dicker, Sam 1
Durant, Lyndon A. ("Lyn") 1
Eddy, Brian R. 1
Exhibit Supply Co. 1
Exidy, Inc. 1
Fedesna, Kenneth J. 1
Fesjian, Robert 1
Ford, William K. 1
Fujihara, Mary 1
Gerstman, George H. 1
Glazman, Marty 1
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Incredible Technologies, Inc. 1
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Kantor, Carol 1
Kee Games 1
Keenan, Joe 1
Koci, Jerry C. 1
Konami of America, Inc. 1
Konami, Inc. 1
L.B.D. Amusement Co., Inc. 1
Lawlor, Patrick ("Pat") 1
Logg, Ed 1
Magnavox Co. 1
Margolin, Jed 1
Mattel, Inc. 1
McCarthy, Amelia ("Millie") 1
McCarthy, Victor 1
Metke, Tony 1
Midway Games, Inc. 1
Mondial International, Inc. 1
New York State Coin Machine Association 1
Newcomer, John 1
Nicastro, Neil 1
Nintendo of America, Inc. 1
Nutting Associates 1
Nutting, Claire 1
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