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Military Women Aviators Oral History Initiative (MWAOHI)
Dates:
2019-2020
Size:
0.97 Cubic feet (2 letter document boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of interviews and related documents for each of the military pilots selected for The Military Women Aviators Oral History Initiative (MWAOHI).

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Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) and Soviet Women Pilots Photographs [Noggle]
Creators:
Noggle, Anne, 1922-
Dates:
1938-1945
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet (One flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 35 reprints of historical images gathered for Anne Noggle's books, For God, Country, and the Thrill of It: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II (published 1990) and A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II (published 1994).

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Janice Christensen Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) Collection
Creators:
Christensen, Janice
Dates:
1943-1959
Size:
0.48 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material chronicling Janice Christensen's Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) service.

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Apollo Flight Guidance Computer Software Collection [Hamilton]
Creators:
Hamilton, Margaret Heafield, 1936-
Dates:
1965-1986
bulk 1965-1972
Size:
1.22 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes; 1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0158
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Apollo Flight Guidance Computer Software Collection [Hamilton] consists of reports, memoranda, and related material documenting the Apollo flight guidance software developed by Margaret Hamilton's team at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory (CSDL) in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The collection also includes Hamilton's 1986 handwritten notes on selected documents.

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North American X-15 Stereo Color Slides
Creators:
Robinson, Raun
Dates:
1959
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Raun Robinson (died 1975) was an engineer with North American Aviation who worked on numerous aircraft, including the North American X-15. This collection consists of sixteen color 3D stereographic slides taken by Raun Robinson of the North American X-15-1 (s/n 56-6670) during one of the aircraft's early test flights.

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Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
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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Space Telescope History Project
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History
Dates:
1983-1991
Size:
3.7 Cubic feet (15 cassette boxes; 5 letter-size document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the oral history transcripts and related research documentation for the Space Telescope History Project (STHP), which examined the space sciences, predominantly astronomy, viewed through the lens of a particular undertaking, the Hubble Space Telescope, 1970s-1980s.

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Rand History Project Interviews
Creators:
Collins, Martin
Dates:
1985-1990
Size:
2.35 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Rand History Project Interviews constitute one of several oral history projects conducted within the National Air and Space Musuem's Department of Space History. The principal investigator for this project was Martin Collins and the following individuals were interviewed: Bruno Augenstein, Robert Bacher (with Lee DuBridge), Edward Barlow, Robert Belzer, Paul Blasingame, Edward Bowles, Frank Collbohm, Merton Davies, Richard Frick, Lawrence Henderson, Charles Hitch, Amrom Katz, Scott King, Burt Klein, David Novick, Malcolm Palmatier, Ernst Plessett, Edward Quade, Arthur Raymond, Ben Rumph, Robert Salter, Bernard Schriever, Gustave Shubert, Robert Specht, Hans Speier, George Tanham, Crawford Thompson, and Albert Wohlstetter.

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Carbon Fiber Collection
Creators:
Epremian, Edward
Union Carbide Corporation
Dates:
1967-1970
2007
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (One slim letter box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2023.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of archival items relating to carbon fiber development by Dr. Edward Epremian.

"For the Sunny South. An Airship with a Jim Crow Trailer," Puck Political Cartoon
Dates:
1913-02-26
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (One 11 by 14 inch folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2023.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This item is a 11 by 14-inch color political cartoon published in Puck , captioned "For the Sunny South. An Airship with a Jim Crow Trailer," depicts an airplane with three well-dressed white passengers towing a "Jim Crow trailer," crowded with African American passengers which is held aloft by a blimp.

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