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Dates:
1927
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0937
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On May 21, 1927, Charles Augustus Lindbergh completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in history. Following his historic flight, Lindbergh embarked on a good will tour of various cities in the United States and abroad. This collection consists of a Pacific Electric Railway advertisement for an appearance by Charles Augustus Lindbergh in Los Angeles on September 20, 1927.

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Creators:
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Dates:
Circa 1950s to 1960s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four-color halftone offset litho prints showing various models of Lockheed aircraft. The collection also contains black and white photographs showing Lockheed aircraft, as well as one photograph that shows Lockheed employees.

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Creators:
Fabre, Henri.
Dates:
1966
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0933
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Henri Fabre was an engineer trained at l'Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité who made the first seaplane flight in 1910 in an aircraft he designed and built. This collection consists of a manuscript, entitled Premier Naufrage D'Un Hydravion, by Henri Fabre that contains Fabre's account of flights he made in his seaplanes between 1906 and 1910 as well as information about other seaplanes and flights made in them by other pilots through 1911.

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Dates:
1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0932
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Zeppelin Company, founded in 1908 by Ferdinand von Zeppelin, was a pioneer company renowned for its airships and transoceanic commercial air service. This collection consists of three copies of a pop-up model of a Zeppelin airship, dated 1910, printed in full color and with parts marked by number.

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Creators:
Kelty, Edward J., 1888-1967
Dates:
1937
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Casey Jones School of Aeronautics was founded in 1932 in Newark, NJ by Charles S. "Casey" Jones, George Augustus Vaughn, Jr., and Lee D. Warrender. This collection consists of a black and white photograph, taken by Edward J. Kelty, of the "Day School" class of 1937.

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Creators:
Schieferecke, Kathryn
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) inaugurated transatlantic air mail service under scheduled contract (Foreign Air Mail FAM 18) in 1939. This collection consists of a letter from Kathryn Schieferecke to her two children, Laurence and Bernadine, sent through the New York postmaster. Mrs. Schieferecke arranged for the letter to be flown on the first transatlantic airmail flight operated by Pan American Airways (Pan Am).

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Creators:
United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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Creators:
Kahler, Armin Adolphus
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four letters written by Armin Adolphus Kahler, an optical instrument maker residing in Washington, DC, during the time of these flights, to Lenore E. Sartor (later his wife) which include first-hand descriptions of flights made by Orville Wright in the time period of 1908-1909.

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Creators:
Simmons, James L.
Dates:
1897 - 1930s
bulk 1912 - 1917
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (One flat box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1203
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook chronicling the Simmons Propeller Company and Washington Aeroplane Company.

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Creators:
Economy, Anas Tommy
Dates:
1917-1920
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Anas Tommy Economy (born Anastasios Economou) served in the Aviation Section, US Army Signal Corps. This collection consists of a photo album documenting the years from 1917 to 1920 when he was stationed at Love Field, Texas with the 868th Aero Squadron at the Aviation Repair Depot.