Lowe, Willard & Fowler (L. W. F.) Aircraft Photographs Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0036
Creators:
Thielhart, Otto
Dates:
[ca. 1920s]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
(3 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The donor's father, Otto Thielhart, worked at L.W.F. Engineering Company during the early 1920s, and these 81 prints were copied from the father's scrapbook. The subjects include scenes from L.W.F. Engineering Co. and aircraft built there or of the period, including: Aeromarine M-1; Albatros D V; Arens Biplane; Bleriot XI Type; Curtiss CR-1, CR-2, CR-3, HA, HS-1L, JN-4, L, NC-1, NC-2, NC-3, NC-4, Navy Racer, and R-6 Army Racer; De Havilland DH-4B; Douglas DT-2; shots of the L.W.F. Factory, LWF Model V, Model V-1, Model F, Model G-2, Model H, Model L; Martin NBS-1; Sloan/Standard H-3; and Thomas-Morse S.4C.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Lowe Willard & Fowler (L.W.F.) Engineering Company, located at College Point, New York City, was organized in 1915 for the manufacture of all types of heavier-than-air machines. L.W.F. produced the first all-American aircraft to be used during World War I. In 1917, the first Liberty motor to fly was installed in the L.W.F. Model G, and several of the L.W.F. aircraft held performance records for speed and endurance. The company also completed Government contracts for producing Martin Bombers, Douglas DT-2s, and Naval Observation Planes, before the company dissolved in 1924.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Walter Thielhart, gift, 1993, 1993-0036, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

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LWF V-1 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LWF F Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LWF G-2 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LWF H Owl Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LWF L Butterfly Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloane H-3 Trainer Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas-Morse S-4C Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas DT-2 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LWF V Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albatros D.V (L24) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bleriot XI Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss CR-1 Racer (Model 23, L-17-1) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss CR-2 Racer (Model 23, L-17-2) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss CR-3 Racer Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss HA Dunkirk Fighter Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss HS-1L Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeromarine Aircraft Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Curtiss R-6 Army Racer Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss NC-1 (P2N-1) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Curtiss NC-3 (P2N-1) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss Navy Racers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss NC-4 (P2N-1) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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