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George Coleman Newspaper Article
Creators:
Holmes County Republican
Dates:
May 17, 1877
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0881
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

George Coleman developed an airship in Ohio in 1877. This collection consists of the Thursday, May 17, 1877 issue of the Holmes County Republican, Volume VII, Number 40. The front page of the newspaper features an article on Coleman.

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International Paints (Canada) Limited "Titanine" Aircraft Finishes Booklet
Creators:
International Paints (Canada) Limited
Dates:
September 1941
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0887
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

International Paints (Canada) Limited was an official distributor for Titanine Dope. This collection consists of a sales brochure for Titanine Aircraft Finishes produced by International Paints (Canada) Limited that includes information on Titanine's specifications, various product lines such as primer, instructions on using Titanine, and a fold out card that features finish samples for 24 of Titanine's standard colors.

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Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker Letter
Creators:
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Dates:
February 21, 1938
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Edward V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker (1890--1973) was a self-taught automotive engineer, an American fighter ace in World War I, and Medal of Honor recipient. He was also a race car driver, a government military consultant during World War II, and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines. This collection consists of a letter from Rickenbacker to James Quackenbush regarding future opportunities in the field of aviation.

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US Army Around the World Flight (1924) Photographs [Maloney]
Creators:
Maloney, Vance James, Sr.
Dates:
1924, Circa 1928
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1924, the US Army Air Service sent four specially-built aircraft, the Douglas World Cruisers (DWC) Seattle, Chicago,Boston, and New Orleans on an around the world flight. Vance James Maloney, Sr. was serving as a missionary in Amoy, China in June 1924 when the world flyers made a refueling stop there. This collection consists of three photographs taken by Maloney during that refueling stop, as well as a copy of a 1924 letter written by Maloney to his parents in which he mentions the flight, along with a copy of a ten-page autobiography written by Maloney circa 1968 that includes several passages that relate to the flight.

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Fitzmaurice, Koehl, and von Huenefeld Photography
Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0824
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Hermann Koehl, Baron Guenther von Huenefeld, and James Fitzmaurice piloted the first westward transatlantic flight (1928), from Dublin, Ireland to Greenly Island, Quebec in the "Bremen", a Junkers W-33 monoplane. This collections consists of a signed photograph and a commemorative postcard of the flight.

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Photograph of Amelia Earhart in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Dates:
May 1932
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1083
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Amelia Mary Earhart (1897-1937) was the first woman to fly (as a passenger) across the Atlantic (1928). On May 29-21, 1932, she made a solo transatlantic flight (Harbor Grace, Newfoundland to Londonderry, Northern Ireland). This collection consists of a photograph of Earhart taken after her landing in Londonderry.

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LZ 129 Hindenburg Disaster Letter
Creators:
Laws, Roger
Dates:
1937
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one letter, dated May 7, 1937, from Roger Laws to his wife Mildred Laws describing his experience guarding the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg crash site at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. The collection also contains a photograph of Roger Laws, in uniform, and a photograph of Mildred Laws, both taken in the 1930s and both measuring 4 by 6 inches.

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Women's Air Reserve Regulations
Creators:
Women's Air Reserve
Dates:
1932
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0861
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Women's Air Reserve was an organization formed circa 1932, based along the lines of the United States Army Air Corps, with the objective to train female pilots in practical mechanics and flying so that they would be qualified for military or civic service in the United States in the event of emergency. This collection consists of the first edition booklet of the Women's Air Reserve Regulations.

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1783 Balloon Project Leaflet
Dates:
1783
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (One folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0823
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A printed leaflet, dated 1783, calling for a public subscription to raise money for a group of scientists, headed by a Monsieur Housz, engineer, to build and launch a passenger-carrying balloon.

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George Meese Photography Collection
Creators:
Meese, George
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine …

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