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Creators:
Leslie, Maxwell Franklin, 1902-1984
Dates:
1922-1977
Size:
3.27 Cubic Feet ((3 records center boxes) (1 20x24x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains information about Admiral Leslie from the years 1922-1977, covering his Navy career and including the World War II years and his part in the Battle of Midway. The collection contains the following types of material: official Navy documents, letters from researchers who sought information on the Battle of Midway, personal pa...

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Creators:
Empire Air Lines
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1950s]
bulk [ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0151
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes the following: 29 first flight air mail covers; 264 photographs (8 x 10) of Empire employees, aerial and ground photos, internal and external airplane shots and 31 miscellaneous negatives; newspaper clippings and correspondence; and a few photographs of Zimmerly Airlines. The articles discuss flights in Idaho (flight school...

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Creators:
Baggett, Blaine.
Dates:
bulk 1987
Size:
16.6 Cubic Feet ((166 film cans))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0159
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of 166 film items including thirty magnetic sound tracks and thirty color films. Included in these film items are thirty interviews conducted for 'Spaceflight'.

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Creators:
Wood, George W., Jr.
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0118
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The material contained in this accession is on the 475th Fighter Group 'Satan's Angels,' a World War II fighter unit of the Fifth Air Force, Pacific Theater of Operations. George W. Wood Jr. was a radio technician assigned to the group's 433rd Fighter Squadron. Wood documents his war experiences in two personal diaries and a photograph album.

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Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
1.09 Cubic Feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0089
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of engineering drawings for the V-2. The material consists of a complete set of production blueprints for the V-2 rocket powerplant and directly related accessories. The drawings are identified as 'Engineering Records File Copy' (in English).

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Dates:
bulk 1925-1935
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0095
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This full-length studio portrait photograph features early African American pilot Willa B. Brown, posed in her flying suit photograph. The photograph was taken somewhere between 1925 and 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Creators:
Haydu, Bernice Falk
Dates:
1944-1980
bulk 1944-1949
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0077
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes photographs, logos, newsletters, yearbooks, a WASP songbook, membership rosters, and several miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
Knauer, Fred C.
Dates:
1903-1986
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0087
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.

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Creators:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
Dates:
1906-1947
Size:
9 Cubic Feet (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The years before World War I were spent in patent litigation for aviation pioneers Glenn Curtiss and Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Creators:
Taylor, Charles Edward, 1868-1956
Dates:
1928-1966
bulk 1928-1956
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes Taylor's correspondence with his son, Rueben W. Taylor, (1928-1948), and the Garrison Machine Works, (1953-1956), makers of gears used in the Wright flyer engines. The letters to Rueben Taylor are originals, while the Garrison Machine Works correspondence are mostly xerox copies. Also included are brief biographical sketches...