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Phoebe Waterman Haas Photo Album [Digital Scans]
Creators:
Waterman Haas, Phoebe
Dates:
1909-1914
Size:
157 Digital scans
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Emma Phoebe Waterman earned a Ph.D. in astronomy from University of California – Berkley in 1913, becoming one of the first of two women to do so. Shortly after being awarded her Ph.D., Phoebe was appointed as an assistant to the Argentine National Observatory in Cordoba, Argentina, and she later volunteered with the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO). This collection consists of digital scans of photographic prints and negatives from a Haas family scrapbook, including all the pages of album plus details of 70 selected individual images; and the front and back of a postcard found loose in the photo album.

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Vornado Plane Material [Ralph K. Odor]
Creators:
Odor, Ralph K., 1895-1987.
Dates:
1929-1986
bulk 1930s
Size:
0.54 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 reel, and 1 DVD)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ralph K. Odor (1895-1987) was an inventor who conceived an aircraft design in the 1920s in which the air was pushed from a propeller into a tube, later named the Vornado Plane. This collection consists of approximately 0.54 cubic feet of material relating to Ralph K. Odor and the Vornado Plane.

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Fulton Airphibian [Continental, Inc.] Sales Brochure
Creators:
Fulton, Robert E.
Dates:
1947
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder, Document, 48 pages, mixed text and photographs, heavy acetate covers with metal wire spiral binding., 7.6 x 9.4 inches)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

"The Fulton Airphibian." Heavily illustrated sales brochure produced by Continental, Inc. to market the Continental Inc Airphibian family of aircraft; 48 pages, 1947.

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay Autographed Crew Photograph
Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Dates:
1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 10 by 8 inch black and white photograph, taken in 1946, of Paul Warfield Tibbets, Thomas Wilson Ferebee, and Theodore J. "Dutch" Van Kirk, in uniform. The photograph is signed by all three in blue ink.

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Edwin C. Parsons Scrapbooks
Creators:
Parsons, Edwin C, 1892-1968
Dates:
1914-1924
bulk 1915-1820
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0308
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains three scrapbooks and four certificates relating to Edwin C. Parsons' aviation career.

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World War I German Pilot Photographs
Creators:
Phillips, A.M.
Dates:
bulk 1914-1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0848
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, a part of the larger A. M. Phillips collection, contains 76 photographs of German World War I pilots. The photographs are of various sizes and on various types of paper. Of these, 73 are black and white and 3 are sepia toned. Most have caption information on the reverse.

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Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Southern Cross" (Kingsford-Smith) Route Map
Creators:
Voortmeyer, William B.
Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0908
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1928, Australian aviator Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith and his crew completed the first transpacific flight in the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Southern Cross." William B. Voortmeyer was a master maritime navigator who had developed many early aerial navigation systems, including a numerical signal code by which ships at sea were able to advise pilots of their position by hoisting numerical flags to indicate the distance to a destination. This collection consists of the 50.25 by 34 inch route map used by the crew of the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Southern Cross" in 1928 with the route marked by William B. Voortmeyer.

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Lieutenant Frank Stuart Patterson License and Badges
Creators:
Patterson, Frank Stuart, 1896-1918
Dates:
1916-1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lieutenant Frank Stuart Patterson (1896--1918) served with the US Army Air Service's Officers' Reserve Corps. Patterson was killed in a crash at Wilbur Wright Field while testing a machine gun synchronization method in a de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4. In 1931, the Fairfield Air Depot was renamed Patterson Field in his honor. This field was later subsumed into Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. This collection consists of Patterson's pilot's license, two passes to Dayton Wright Airplane Co. facilities, and his Aero Club of America membership card.

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Weldon B. Cooke Collection
Creators:
Cooke, Weldon B., 1884-1914
Dates:
1911-1948
bulk 1911-1914
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Weldon B. Cooke Collection consists of newspaper articles and photographs relating to Cooke and the various aircraft he built or flew, including the Diamond, Wiseman-Cook, Sandusky Tractor, and Aeromaid aircraft. There are also severala few broadsides from events Cooke participated in, along with a program and ticket from the "3rd International Aviation Meet, 1912."

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Jack McRae Aviation Photography Collection
Creators:
McRae, Jack
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Jack McRae Aviation Photography Collection consists of seven scrapbooks containing a large number of mostly black and white photographs. A preponderance of the images were taken in the New York Metropolitan area and relate to general aviation in the 1920s and 1930s. Racers (many which are one of a kind) and military aircraft are also featured. Most of the photos seem to have been taken by Jack McRae, but there are also many gathered from other sources, most notably the Air Force and Wright Field Collections.

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