Springfield Aircraft Corporation Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0004
Creators:
Springfield Aircraft Co
Dates:
1917-1921
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic Feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 57 original photographs. They comprise some of the most detailed views of Curtiss JN-4's built under contract. Also included are rare photographs of the company's factory and a Liberty Bond drive parade.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In an effort to assist the war in 1917, J. G. White and Company of New York established the Springfield Aircraft Corporation, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Through the persistence of the corporation's vice-president and general manager, Willis M. Rose, and K. D. Owen, production manager, the corporation was awarded a contract to build more than 500 Curtiss JN-4D training aircraft.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Henry Martin Rose, Gift, 1987, 1988-0004, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Springfield (Curtiss) JN-4D Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aircraft industry -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Owen, K. D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rose, Willis M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Springfield Aircraft Co Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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