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Creators:
Slate, Thomas B.
Dates:
bulk 1928-1929
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eight 4 by 5 inch black and white negatives, with corresponding contact sheets, relating to Thomas Slate's all metal dirigible, The City of Glendale. The images include the dirigible outside a hangar during buoyancy testing, several close-ups of the gondola inside the hangar, one of Thomas Slate holding a model of the Ci...

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Dates:
bulk 1918-1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of part of a 9.25 by 5.5 inch photo album containing black and white photography (including several stereo photographs) of the rocket bomb shell experiments by Reactive Shell Company in 1918. The title on the photo album is as follows: "Photographs taken of the Rocket Bomb Shell Experiments, said work was in progress from M...

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Creators:
Heermance, Laura W., 1916-1960
Dates:
bulk 1937
Size:
11 digital scans
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of scans copied by the NASM Archives of eleven photographs taken by Laura W. Heermance (1916-1960) in France during the Spring of 1937. The photographs were shot at the Le Bourget Airport and at the Aero Club de la Riviera, France The following aircraft are shown: Imperial Airways Short L. 17 Scylla and Handley Page H.P. 42...

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Dates:
1943-1944
Size:
0.19 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Japanese World War II diary (1943-1944); two small pocket calendars/notebooks; a small black and white photograph showing mountainous scenery; and a post card.

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Creators:
Davis, Frederick Errol
Dates:
bulk 1938-1964
Size:
digital Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital scans of a pilot's log book belonging to Captain Frederick Errol Davis, used from 1938-1964. This 300 page log book documents Davis' activities as a pilot for Eastern Airlines. Data recorded includes: date of flight, from and to, make and model of the airplane flown, aircraft certificate number, solo, dual, night...

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Creators:
Sargent, Aaron Augustus, 1827-1887
Dates:
1883
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings relating to Aaron A. Sargent's designs for an Aerial Ship in 1883

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Creators:
Powell, William J., 1899-1942
Dates:
1917 - 1942
Size:
0.31 Cubic Feet (1 shared legal-size box 1 flat box 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The William J. Powell Collection consists of materials concerning the career and personal life of African-American entrepreneur and pilot William J. Powell, including his service in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I, his automobile business in Chicago, and his advocacy for African-American aviation as the founder of Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc., author of Black Wings, and a primary organizer of the Bessie Coleman Aero Club and the "Five Blackbirds" demonstration team. Materials include identification and membership cards, flight logs and officer records, newspaper clippings, advertisements, and photographs.

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Dates:
bulk 1934-1945
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-five photographs of helicopter and autogiros, many undergoing testing by the United States Navy. Craft featured include the Pitcairn PA-22 Cabin Autogiro, Hiller XHOE-1 (Hiller HJ-1) Hornet (serial number 46446) and Sikorsky (VS-316A, S-48) HNS-1 (39046 and 39050). Locations include the U.S. Naval Air Station, Pat...

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Creators:
Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc
Dates:
1928-1939
bulk 1937-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder in a shared box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 9 copy prints and 14 copy negatives. The bulk of the images were copied from issues of Craftsmen Aero News and relate to the Craftsmen of Black Wings organization, including photographs of William J. Powell, Marie Dickerson, and Myrtle Bishop.

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Creators:
Vieta, Robert S.
Dates:
1970-1971
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations, used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam.