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Dates:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Shortly before the crew of the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay completed their mission to bomb Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, U.S. pilots dropped leaflets over Japan warning citizens to evacuate the cities. This collection consists of four original leaflets, as well as 15 color slides taken by the National Air and Space Museum photo lab of the propaganda leaflets

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Creators:
Walsh, Charles, 1877-1912
Dates:
1903-1945
bulk 1909-1912
Size:
0.88 Cubic feet (2 flat boxes and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection chronicles the exploits of Charles F. Walsh during the years 1909-1912. There are five scrapbooks and three packets of information.

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Creators:
Towle, Thomas, 1887-
Dates:
1921-1967
bulk 1925-1926
bulk 1953-1967
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0102
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material gathered by Towle to support his claim as the designer of the Ford Tri-Motor. The material consists of the following: newspaper and magazine articles; pamphlets; photographs pertaining to the history of the aircraft and its role in early air transportation; drawings; early flight test reports; technical notes re...

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Creators:
Illinois Institute of Technology
Dates:
1965
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

An articulated dummy was built in the early 1960s for NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center by the Illinois Institute of Technology to support the development of space suits. This collection contains the Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute (IITRI) final report for Project No. K6051, Power Driven Articulated Dummy.

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Creators:
Town, Thomas J.
Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Thomas J. Town was a deep sea diver and was in the U. S. Navy submarine force in the 1920s-1930s. Subsequent to his naval service, Town enrolled as a student at the Curtiss-Wright Technical Institute in the late 1930s. Town later worked as an engineer at Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank, California. This collection consists of 35 mm black and white negatives for 42 images taken in the late 1930s at Grand Central Airport in Glendale, California and at San Jacinto, California by Thomas J. Town.

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Creators:
Longshore, Guy.
Dates:
1945, 2010
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Guy Longshore served in the U. S. Army Air Corps as a command gunner on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress in the Pacific theater during World War II. This collection consists of photographic material made from images taken by Guy Longshore during World War II, as well as a news clipping about the collection and a small pamphlet written by Longshore that includes a story about his service in World War II.

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Dates:
1920s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Curtiss Field was located in Garden City, Long Island on the site of what was originally part of Hazelhurst Field. Alfred H. Nelson was a licensed Aircraft & Engine mechanic at Curtiss Field in the 1920s. This collection consists of six black and white and sepia-toned photographs taken at Curtiss Field during that timeframe.

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Creators:
Wilson, Dora Bertha
Dates:
1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

From August 18 to September 2, 1919, the Scranton Aero Club held an aerial meet at an airfield near Clark's Summit, Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two album pages containing photographs taken at this event.

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Dates:
1928
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 1928 National Air Races were held at Mines Field, Los Angeles, California from September 8 to 16 and included numerous events for both military and civilian pilots. This collection consists of a black and white panoramic photograph of sixty-five of the pilots who participated in the 1928 National Air Races.

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Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1917-1973
bulk 1930-1968
Size:
5.35 Cubic feet (5 document boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Basil Lee Rowe (1896-1973) enjoyed a long and successful career in aviation, initially as a military exhibition pilot, barnstormer, air racer, charter operator, flight instructor, aircraft salesman, and rumrunner, before moving to the West Indies to start an airline, the short-lived West Indian Aerial Express, bought out by Pan American Airways in 1928. Rowe became a pioneering senior pilot for Pan Am, flying with them for 28 years before his retirement in 1956. This collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, memorabilia, and first day covers, in addition to the draft manuscript for Rowe's 1956 autobiography, Under My Wings.