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subseries
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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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:
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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file
Collection ID:
Accession 18-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Collection ID:
Accession 18-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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