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Creators:
Armstrong, Edward R.
Dates:
1930
Size:
0.01 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This is a 1930 commercial proposal, 'Seadrome Ocean Airways: Report covering the Development Program.' The report was written by Edward R. Armstrong and includes text, drawings, images, and maps.

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Creators:
Scaturro, Jack
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection was donated by the son of Jack Scaturro who worked at Roosevelt Field during the 1920s and 1930s. Mr. Scaturro took snapshots of the facility's workers, friends and transient pilots, most notably the flamboyant Roscoe Turner and his aircraft the Gilmore Lion. The collection consists of 17 photos of the following aircraft: Aeronca C-...

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Dates:
1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes leaflets, photos and reports relating to the United States bombing missions, both conventional and atomic, against Japan during 1945. Included are propaganda leaflets dropped by the United States over Japanese cities warning of bombings, including English translations of the leaflets. There is also a formerly restricted com...

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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.

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Creators:
King, George B., 1905-1939
Dates:
1919-1939
Size:
0.51 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox) (1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook containing photographs relating to King's aviation career, as well as some images of his family and Princeton University. There is also a photograph of the China Clipper, autographed by the crew, including King and the pilot, Captain Ed Musick.

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Creators:
Eidnes, Kenneth L.
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists color slides and correspondence. The 34 color slides relate to the 509th Composite Group on Tinian during World War II. The images feature the following: the Enola Gay, Enola Gay crew members, noseart, and aerials of Tinian Island and Siapan taken from the Enola Gay. The correspondence is between the donor, then T/Sgt Kenne...

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Creators:
Levy, Charles
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 524 b&w copy negatives and four color transparencies documenting Levy and the 509th Composite Group. The images cover the following: personnel at work and play; aircraft -- mostly B-29s; base buildings at Tinian; and native populations. Copy prints were also made of the 509th newspaper, Daily Mission, and the route maps ...

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Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.8 Cubic Feet ((4 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documents, reports, news clippings, books, and photographs relating to rigid and nonrigid airships worldwide, including the USS Shenandoah; USS Akron; USS Macon; USS Los Angeles; Schutte-Lanz; R-23; TC-14: and the Zeppelins Hindenberg and Bodensee. It was compiled by Vaeth for personal and research reasons.

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Creators:
Bertelsen, William
Dates:
1957-1994
bulk 1960-1980
Size:
4.68 Cubic Feet (13 letter-size document boxes, 1 VHS tape)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Air Cushion Vehicles Collection consists of materials gathered by William R. Bertelsen and it highlights his interest in, and contributions to, the development of Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs). The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1960 and 1980, but materials before and after those dates are also present. The collection includes photographs, brochures, reports and proceedings, and a videotape on the topic of ACVs. Bertelsen's notebooks, documenting his research and development of air cushion technologies, constitute the majority of the collection.

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Creators:
Preddy, George E., 1919-1944
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
2 Cubic Feet ((5 film reels))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0066
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This footage consists of five reels of film. The footage includes Preddy's combat footage, including most of his aerial victories through August 6, 1944 and some of this strafing mission footage. In addition, there is also gun camera footage of Preddy firing at two targets and ground targets in 1943.