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Creators:
Rich, Doris L.
Dates:
[ca. 1980s]
Size:
3.27 Cubic feet ((3 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material researched and organized by Doris Rich in preparation for her book, and is divided into the following five series. The first series consists of information about individuals associated with Earhart and the second series consists of material, organized by year, containing information on general national events an...

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Creators:
Women Flyers of America (WFA)
Dates:
1940-1955
bulk 1942-1953
Size:
3.05 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains items relating to the WFA. The material consists of correspondence, membership applications, organizational newsletters, minutes, bulletins, flyers, by-laws and financial reports, biographical information on some members, and a scrapbook on the organization.

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Creators:
United States. Office of War Information
Dates:
bulk 1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 4 by 6.5 inch leaflet, dropped by the US Army Air Corps on New Guinea and the Philippines during 1944. This collection also includes a translation of the leaflet, along with the biography of Hubert J. Frank, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator Pilot whose squadron was dropping this particular leaflet.

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Creators:
Oakes, Claudia M.
Dates:
circa 1909-1978
bulk 1904-1920
Size:
0.74 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0424
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of research material used by National Air and Space Curator Claudia Oakes to prepare the publication United States Women in Aviation through World War I (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978).

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Creators:
Sigler, Dale Butler, 1885-1965
Dates:
Circa 1911-1912
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0295
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Dale Butler Sigler (1885--1965) joined the US Navy in April 1908 and became part of the Aviation Corps in the summer of 1911 as one of the first group of aviation mechanics. This scrapbook was compiled by Dale Butler Sigler and consists of photographs, drawings, and ephemera regarding the early days of US Naval aviation.

This collection is in English.

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Dates:
1964-1972
1989
Size:
2.43 Cubic feet (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1000.1610
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1989, the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Archives published National Air and Space Museum Archival Videodisc 6, a LaserDisc CAV format 12-inch (30 cm) optical disc; this videodisc reproduced National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) photography of American lunar missions from 1964 to 1972, including Ranger, Surveyor, Lunar Orbiter, and Apollo missions. This small collection consists of a historical series assembled by the NASM Archives to provide background information on lunar exploration missions by the United States and the Soviet Union; this material was reproduced on the first side (Side A) of NASM Archival Videodisc 6.

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Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988
Dates:
1882 - 1988
Size:
18.66 Linear feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-010
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

President of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (later Tukegee Institute; now Tuskegee University) from 1935 - 1953 and founder of the United Negro College Fund (1944). Patterson was born on October 10, 1901. Orphaned at age two, he was raised by his eldest sister, Wilhelmina (Bess), a school teacher in Texas. He studied at Iowa State College, where he received a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923 and a master of science degree in 1927. Five years later, he was awarded a second doctorate degree from Cornell University. Patterson taught veterinary science for four years at Virginia State College, where he was also Director of Agriculture. His tenure at Tuskegee University started in 1928 and spanned almost 25 years, first as head of the veterinary division, then as the director of the School of Agriculture and finally as Tuskegee's third president. He married Catherine Elizabeth Moton, daughter of Tuskegee University's second president, Dr. Robert R. Moton. Patterson also founded the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee in 1944, the same year he founded the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The UNCF continues today as a critical source of annual income for a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tuskegee University among them.

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Creators:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985
Dates:
1906-1982
bulk 1920-1933
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (12 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0171
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the personal papers of Hattie Meyers Junkin. The material consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, as well as material on Junkin's husbands and Weaver Aircraft Co.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1847-1975
Size:
251 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S04
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 4: Songwriters: A "songwriter" for this series is defined as a composer, a lyricist, or both. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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