Boeing B-29 Superfortress Silverplate Photographs [Brownley]
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0052
Creators:
Brownley, Eunice L. Brownson, 1919-2014
Dates:
Circa late 1945
Languages:
English
This collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.01 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
This collection consists of two black and white photographs taken by Eunice L. Brownson Brownley on Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands, circa late 1945.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of two black and white photographs taken by Eunice L. Brownson Brownley on Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands, circa late 1945. The first photograph, which measures approximately 4.5 x 2.75 inches, shows the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Silverplate
Enola Gay
. The second, which measures approximately 5.25 x 3.5 inches, shows the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Silverplate
Up An' Atom
, and the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Silverplate
The Great Artiste
is also partially visible.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Tinian Island, part of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, fell to the Japanese after World War I. It was captured by the United States on June 15, 1944. From December 1944 until the end of World War II, the island served as an airbase for Boeing B-29s. It was the loading point for atomic weapons onto the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Silverplate
Enola Gay
.
Eunice L. Brownson Brownley (1919-2014) was a registered nurse who served in the U. S. Army Nurse Corps from January 1945 until May 1946. During this time, Brownson was stationed on Tinian, and later in Kyoto, Japan.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2019.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
David van Esselstyn, Gift, 2019, NASM.2019.0052.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Silverplate Photographs [Brownley], NASM.2019.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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