Elmo Neale Pickerill Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0023
Creators:
Pickerill, Elmo Neale, 1885-1968
Dates:
1907-1968
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.55 Cubic feet
(4 legal document boxes) (3 shoeboxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs (some with captions) with corresponding negatives, publications, periodicals, Early Bird newsletters and stationary, biographical material, and correspondence from friends and contemporaries.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elmo Neale Pickerill (1885 - 1968) was born in Greenridge, Missouri. In 1910 he made his first solo flight while establishing air to ground wireless radio communication. Pickerill was an officer in the aviation section of the Army Signal Corps during World War I. He joined RCA in 1920 and retired in 1950. Pickerill was not only a member, but held officer positions in the following organizations: The Early Birds, Long Island Early Fliers Club, the OX5 Club, and the Veterans Wireless Operators Association. He was most noted for his work with the Early Birds.

General
General
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Using the Collection
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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
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Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio in aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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World War, 1914-1918 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Early Birds of Aviation (Organization). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
OX5 Aviation Pioneers. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Long Island Early Fliers Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Veterans Wireless Operators Association. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio Corporation of America. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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