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World War I Italian Naval Aviation Album
Dates:
circa 1915-1918
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 photo album (34 photographs))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0235
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Photo album created by the Sezione Fotografica di Aviazione per la Regia Marina [Photographic Section for Aviation of the Royal Navy of the Kingdom of Italy] unit of the Servizio Aeronautico della Regia Marina [Royal Navy Aeronautical Service] circa 1915-1918; 20 pages plus covers. Contains black-and-white photographs labeled in Italian of Italian Navy facilities, hydroaeroplanes (flying boats), airplanes, airships, captured Austrian hydroaeroplanes, and aerial reconnaissance photo mosaics of several Adriatic port cities then under the control of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Austria-Hungary).

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K. S. "Slim" Lindsay Collection
Creators:
Lindsay, Kester S. "Slim,", 1902-1979
Dates:
1912-1953
bulk 1929-1937
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0074
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 277 images taken by or acquired by Slim Lindsay during his stints as manager of the Curtiss Wright and Roosevelt Fields, and during his travels for the B.G. Corporation.

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Tinian Island, Marianas, Photograph Collection
Creators:
Ryan, John
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((3 fplders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material: 54 b&w photographs of Tinian, Marianas, including images of the Boeing B-29 Enola Gay, aerial views of the Island, aircraft, hangers and many shots of the Engine Service Group mounting or tearing down engines; 93 b&w snapshots of nose art; and articles and …

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Tinian Color Slides
Creators:
Staley, George E.
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

During World War II, George E. Staley worked for Bendix as a technical representative for their fuel injection system which was used in Boeing B-29 Superfortresses. In 1945 Staley was sent to Tinian for seven months, during which time the Enola Gay made her historic flight. This collection consists of the 22 color slides taken by Staley during his stay in Tinian. The images are of Tinian and units stationed there, including aircraft of the 509th Composite Group, the 6th Bomb Group, and the 504th Bomb Group.

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Shenandoah Crash Site Images
Dates:
On or shortly after September 3, 1925.
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (22 negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The first American-built rigid airship to use helium, the USS Shenandoah (ZR-1, commissioned 1923) was destroyed in a squall on September 3, 1925, with the bulk of the airship crashing near Ava, Ohio; this collection consists of 22 negatives taken at the site of crash.

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Roosevelt Field Photograph Collection
Creators:
Czajkowski, John
Dates:
[ca. 1930s]
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 202 black and white snapshots of aircraft at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, during the 1930s.

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Minneapolis Newspapers Aviation Collection
Creators:
Minneapolis Public Library
Dates:
bulk 1910s-1940s
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists largely of newspaper clippings and photos of famous aviators and aviatrices, including Maurice Bellonte, Donald Bennett, Gordan Bennett, M.W. Benningfield, Vincent Bendix, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bennett, Lieut. Bentley, Capt. Hans Bertram, Prof. G.M. Bellanca, Lieut. C.K. Bettis, Hermelinda Briones, T. Campbell Black, Kurt Bjorkvall, Col. L.V …

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NOTSNIK Videotape and Hiroshima Photographs
Creators:
Premselaar, S. Joel, 1920-
Dates:
bulk Circa early 1946
1958-1962
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two groups of material from United States Navy pilot S. Joel Premselaar (b. 1920); the first group contains predominantly aerial and ground photographs of Ground Zero at Hiroshima, Japan, taken by Premselaar in early 1946; the second group consists primarily of one VHS videotape reproducing films from 1958-1962 documenting Project Pilot (NOTSNIK, NOTS-EV-1), Project Caleb (NOTS-EV-2), and Satellite Interceptor Project (SIP) rockets.

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Thomas G. W. "Tex" Settle Collection
Creators:
Settle, Thomas G. W.
Dates:
bulk 1932-1998
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists articles, correspondence, photographs, logs and scrapbooks chronicling Tex Settles' historic balloon flights.

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Power Driven Articulated Dummy Final Report
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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