George Schnitzer USS Shenandoah Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0030
Creators:
Schnitzer, George C., 1894-1925
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
(1 box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the following material relating to George Schnitzer and the USS Shenandoah: two newspaper articles from 1925; twelve photographs of the USS Shenandoah crew and the USS Shenandoah and its hangar; four letters written by Schnitzer to family members; and seven photo postcards, some hand-tinted, showing the USS Shenandoah, USS Los Angeles, and other related scenes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Conrad Schnitzer (1894 -1925) was the Chief Radio Operator of the USS Shenandoah. Schnitzer enlisted in the Navy in 1912 and was killed in the USS Shenandoah crash of 1925.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
George C. Schnitzer, Gift, 2002

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
George Schnitzer USS Shenandoah Collection, Accession 2002-0030, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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

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Keywords
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Radio in aeronautics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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ZR-1 Shenandoah (Airship) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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