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Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.6425
Abstract The Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection is a compilation of published fliers, original and photocopied reference, company memos, photographs, and other documentation relating to the history of various coin-operated game and amusement companies and their products. The bulk of the materials are from the 1930s-1980s.

Larry DeMar papers

Identifier: 119.5833
Abstract The Larry DeMar papers contain documentation on the creation of the Williams' pinball game Banzai Run (1988), as well as business cards from DeMar's career in pinball and the games industry. These photographs document component testing, prototype building, manufacturing, playtesting, and more. The engineering logbook, annotated by DeMar and Pat Lawlor, documents the development process of Wreck N Ball/Banzai Run.

Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.2963
Abstract The Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection includes six CDs containing digitized press kit materials for various paper and electronic gaming companies from 1981-2003.

Mahjong oral history collection

 Collection — Container: Digital
Identifier: 121.8246
Abstract The Mahjong oral history collection is a compilation of digital audio recordings and notes created by Annelise Heinz during the course of her research on mahjong play in modern American culture. The bulk of this information was captured in 2012.

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...

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.

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.

Ralph H. Baer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013.baer
Abstract The Ralph H. Baer papers are a compilation of correspondence, game designs, drawings, notes, reference materials, photographs, product descriptions, digital videos, schematics, electronic components, and manuals utilized by Ralph H. Baer throughout his lengthy career in the toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1975 through 1998.

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.

Sid Sackson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-48
Identifier: 2016.sackson
Abstract The Sid Sackson collection is a compilation of diaries, correspondence, notes, game descriptions, and publications created or used by Sid Sackson during his lengthy career in the toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from between 1960 and 1995.

Digitized diaries and related documentation can be accessed through The Sid Sackson Portal.

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