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Aviation Societies and Clubs Scrapbook
Creators:
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.)
Dates:
1911-1949
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0269
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains one scrapbook which includes photographs and a news clipping pertaining to various aviation organizations in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. Also in the collection are a number of loose documents relating to the Guggenheim estate, Hempstead House, in Long Island, New York that was donated to the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences in 1917.

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Dale B. Sigler Early Naval Aviation Scrapbook
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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Frederick J. Poats Color Photography Collection
Creators:
Poats, Frederick J.
Dates:
November 1944 - December 1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0595
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This consists of twenty-six color photographs taken between November 1944 and December 1945 by Frederick J. Poats in India at Panagar Air Base, and in China at Chengkung, Hangchow, Laohwangping, Luichow, Shanghai, and Suichwan.

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Wright Brothers Post Card
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Wright brothers inaugurated the aerial age with the world's first successful flights of a powered heavier-than-air flying machine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903. In June 1909, a two day celebration was held in the Wrights' hometown of Dayton, Ohio in their honor. This collection consists of a post card advertising the event.

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Foggiani World War I and Reunion Collection
Dates:
Circa 1917 to 1969
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0895
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

"The Foggiani" is the term used to refer to American military aviators who were trained in Foggia, Italy during World War I at the Eighth Aviation Instruction Center. In 1969, some of the Foggiani returned to Italy for a reunion trip organized by the Italian Ministry of Defense and the Italian Air Force. This collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, and news clippings related to The Foggiani, both in terms of training and service in World War I and of the 1969 return trip to Italy made by some of the pilots.

This collection contains materials in English and materials in Italian.

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Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg 1936 Transatlantic Crossing Account (Prescott)
Creators:
Prescott, Gardner Hinckley
Dates:
June 30, 1936
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (One legal folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a handwritten letter, dated June 30, 1936 and on Hotel Graf Zeppelin stationery, from Gardner Hinckley Prescott to his mother, Evelyn Munroe Prescott, recounting his trip on the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg departing on June 23, 1936 from New Jersey for Germany

This collection is in English.

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J. Heron Crosman, III Scrapbook
Creators:
Crosman, J. Heron, III
Dates:
Circa 1930s to 1970s
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

J. Heron Crosman, III was an aviator who was awarded the Henry L. Doherty Trophy in 1933. This collection consists of a scrapbook kept by Crosman that documents his winning of the Doherty Trophy as well as his other experiences in aviation.

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World War II Hickam Field Collection [Robert "Chuck" Amrein]
Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Amrein, Robert "Chuck"
Dates:
1942-1945, 1992
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert "Chuck" Amrein served as an aircraft mechanic with the 1503rd Army Air Force Base Unit at Hickam Field, Hawaii during World War II. This collection consists of materials relating to Amrein's service with the US Army Air Force including photographs; news clippings; and military records.

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Les Appareils SPAD Construits par Blériot Aéronautique Sales Brochure
Creators:
Bleriot
Dates:
1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0891
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a sales brochure that features information on Blériot Aéronautique and SPAD aircraft and includes four multi color lithograph illustrations.

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American Expeditionary Forces 69th Balloon Company Prints [Morgan Album]
Creators:
Morgan , Fred
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (legal folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1208
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nine copy prints of Fred Morgan and the 69th Balloon Company, American Expeditionary Forces, circa fall 1918.

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