William P. Johnson Lunar Module Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0003
Creators:
Johnson, William P, 1931-2002
Dates:
bulk 1960s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.43 Cubic Feet
(3 boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the following types of material documenting William Johnson's work on the Lunar Module: color snapshots, black and white photography, decals and patches, color slides, newspaper and magazine articles, manuals and reports, Grumman Plane News, posters, drawings of the control panel, press releases, and pamphlets.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William P. "Swede" Johnson (1931-2002) was born in Evanston, Illinois. After high school, Johnson joined the United States Navy and became an Aviation Structural Mechanic from December 1950 until September 1954. Johnson then worked at Grumman Aerospace Corporation in Bethpage, New York, on several Lunar Modules for the Apollo Space program and later lectured about the space program for Grumman. He owned and flew an experimental aircraft.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Charlotte Bennardo, Gift, 2004

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
William P. Johnson Lunar Module Collection, Accession number 2005-0003, 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

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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