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Dates:
1857
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 quarter-plate ambrotype)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0617
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This quarter-plate ambrotype made by an unknown photographer shows the balloon ascension by John Steiner at Erie, Pennsylvania, on June 18, 1857.

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Creators:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Dates:
1914-1995
bulk 1914-1995
Size:
80.75 Cubic feet
81.29 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0209
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The National Aeronautical Association (NAA) was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means.

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Dates:
circa 1928-1931
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one damaged glass plate negative of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Baldwin (Thomas) Red Devil when it was part of the collection of the Roosevelt Field Museum, circa 1929-1931. This three-quarter right front view of the Red Devil shows aviator Elinor Smith seated at the controls.

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Dates:
bulk 1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a black and white panoramic photo, measuring 24 by 9 inches, of sixty-five of the pilots who participated in the 1928 National Air Races. All of the pilots have been identified by name and they include Thomas Carroll Van Stone; Daniel Webb "Tommy" Tomlinson, IV; Hubert V. Hopkins; Joseph Mason Reeves; Eugene E. Wilson; J...

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Creators:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Dates:
1953
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sarah Kilgore worked for the Arabian American Oil Company in Saudia Arabia during the 1950s; in 1953 she took a trip around the world, becoming a charter member of Pan American's Round-the-World Clipper Club. The collection consists of a 16 by 18 inch Pan American World Airways Clipper Club certificate and accompanying letter.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
bulk 1983-1986
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Space Station Freedom was a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) project from the 1980s that, although it was never brought to fruition as such, evolved into the International Space Station (ISS). This collection consists of a viewgraph presentation on Space Station Freedom prepared by Terence T. Finn to be given by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) administrator James Montgomery Beggs to President Ronald Wilson Reagan and the Cabinet Council on December 1, 1983.

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Creators:
Wilson, Nathaniel Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1942-1959
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Nathaniel "Buddy" Wilson, Jr. (1936-2010) wrote to various airlines as a child asking them to send him examples of baggage labels. He was very successful and collected many from regional, national, and international airlines. This small collection consists of approximately 0.20 cubic feet of baggage labels, airmail labels, etiquettes, and other ephemera from various airlines.

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Creators:
Allen, George A.
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908
Dates:
March 28, 1892
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7036
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Describes the construction of sweat houses, with sketches.

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
February 8, 1887
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3679
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Signed by 26 Cherokee.

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Creators:
Jones, John Buttrick, 1824-1876
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3645
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Included in the report are the Cherokee system of government, the status of Cherokee loyalty, and the American Baptist mission work, including also brief references regarding the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, Osage, Delaware and Shawnee.