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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1984
Level:
item
Size:
4 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The narrator provides history of black men and women in aviation.

Narration or voice over with music. Part of Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records. Consistent beeps throughout several of the recordings. Some of the recordings contain some of the same content. Undated.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1917-2000
bulk 1981-1986
Size:
13.38 Cubic feet (11 legal document boxes, 1 shoe box (5 x 8 inches), 6 records center boxes )
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of background material collected in support of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibit "Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation" (opened in 1982) and its companion book (published 1983) by curators Von Hardesty and Dominick Pisano, a related symposium, educational materials, and a travelling version of the exhibit. The collection contains photographs and textual materials used in the exhibit and book, internal correspondence and memoranda, and a large amount of material gathered for research purposes but not used in any "Black Wings" production.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
c. 1983
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to o...

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Dates:
bulk 1933-1993
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Janet Waterford Bragg (1907-1993), became one of America's first black women pilots after enrolling in the Curtiss Wright Aeronautical School in 1933. There she helped form the Challenger Air Pilots Association, which later evolved into the Coffey School of Aeronautics. Bragg's career in aviation was made in spite of discrimination, of both her gen...

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Dates:
bulk 1925-1935
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0095
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This full-length studio portrait photograph features early African American pilot Willa B. Brown, posed in her flying suit photograph. The photograph was taken somewhere between 1925 and 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Dates:
circa September 29, 1933
Level:
item
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aviator Hubert Julian (center, standing on folding chair) poses for photographers in front of his Bellanca J-2 (r/n NR-782W, one-half right front view) at Floyd Bennett Field, Long Island, New York; the aircraft's propeller is draped with an American flag. An unidentified woman holding a bouquet of roses and a bottle of champagne stands behind Juli...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1984
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Several short films about Black aviation history, Blacks in the Air Force, aerial combat, Tuskegee Airmen, and World War II; and one short film about Robert Goddard and interplanetary space travel. Titles transcribed from physical asset include 'Blacks in Aviation,' 'Blackwings,' and 'Father of Space Age: Robert Goddard.'

Short films. Related to the exhibition 'Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records.' Undated.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1983
Level:
series
Size:
0.05 Linear feet
2 Sound recordings (2 audio cassette sound recordings)
2 Video recordings (2 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to o...

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Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
4 videotapes (Reference copies). 9 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9545
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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