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Creators:
Powers, Francis Gary, 1929-1977
Dates:
1929-1986
bulk 1952-1977
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Francis Gary Powers's flying career in the Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency, and later pursuits. The majority of the documents deal with the May 1960 U-2 incident, in which Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaisance mission and imprisoned. Materials include: logbooks; flight records from his military and civilian careers; a pocket diary and journal he kept during his Soviet imprisonment; letters to his parents; materials collected by his parents as his father attempted to visit him including a telegram from Nikita Khrushchev and a New Testament given to Powers by his mother during his Soviet trial; Congressional hearing material; newspaper articles; Life magazine; and several photographs of Powers.

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Creators:
Richey, Helen, 1909-1947
Dates:
1933-1944
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Helen Richey's pilot log for 1944-1945, newspaper clippings covering the period from 1933 to 1944 and seven photographs of Ms. RIchey.

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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

The 1928 National Air Races were held at Mines Field, Los Angeles, California from September 8 to 16 and included numerous events for both military and civilian pilots. This collection consists of a black and white panoramic photograph of sixty-five of the pilots who participated in the 1928 National Air Races.

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Creators:
Town, Thomas J.
Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Thomas J. Town was a deep sea diver and was in the U. S. Navy submarine force in the 1920s-1930s. Subsequent to his naval service, Town enrolled as a student at the Curtiss-Wright Technical Institute in the late 1930s. Town later worked as an engineer at Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank, California. This collection consists of 35 mm black and white negatives for 42 images taken in the late 1930s at Grand Central Airport in Glendale, California and at San Jacinto, California by Thomas J. Town.

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Creators:
Longshore, Guy.
Dates:
1945, 2010
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Guy Longshore served in the U. S. Army Air Corps as a command gunner on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress in the Pacific theater during World War II. This collection consists of photographic material made from images taken by Guy Longshore during World War II, as well as a news clipping about the collection and a small pamphlet written by Longshore that includes a story about his service in World War II.

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Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Amrein, Robert "Chuck"
Dates:
1942-1945, 1992
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert "Chuck" Amrein served as an aircraft mechanic with the 1503rd Army Air Force Base Unit at Hickam Field, Hawaii during World War II. This collection consists of materials relating to Amrein's service with the US Army Air Force including photographs; news clippings; and military records.

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Creators:
Webster, Lewis Selwyn, 1892-1957
Dates:
1917-1952
Size:
0.79 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the long military career (1918-1948) of aviator Lewis Selwyn Webster, including five of Webster's pilot's log books as well as numerous photographs, letters, news clippings, and other documents. A small section of the collection pertains to Webster's son, Lewis Frazer Webster, who served with the U.S. Air Force and was killed in action in Korea in 1952.

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Dates:
1943
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 slim document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of memorabilia, mostly from 1943, from the following American and Canadian airlines: American Airlines; Canadian Pacific Airlines; Northwest Airlines; Pennsylvania Central Airlines; Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA); TWA; United Air Lines; and Western Air Lines.

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Creators:
Jacobs, William Rigby, 1906-1957
Dates:
1942-1945, 1998-1999, 2004
bulk 1942-1945
Size:
0.27 Cubic feet (1 small flatbox, 1 VHS tape)
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one scrapbook and some additional materials relating to Dr. William R. Jacobs and his service in the Alaskan Air Transport Command (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) during World War II.

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