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Curtiss Field Photographs [Nelson]
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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Martin (Glenn L.) B-26B Marauder (Model 179B) "Flak Bait" Photographs [Best]
Creators:
Best, Sherman V., Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Size:
47 Digital images
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 47 images relating to Sherman V. Best, Jr.'s military service and the Martin (Glenn L.) B-26B Marauder (Model 179B) "Flak Bait." All were taken in the European theater during World War II, with the exception of one image taken of "Flak Bait" on display at the National …

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Orville Wright Early Flight Description Letters [Kahler]
Creators:
Kahler, Armin Adolphus
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four letters written by Armin Adolphus Kahler, an optical instrument maker residing in Washington, DC, during the time of these flights, to Lenore E. Sartor (later his wife) which include first-hand descriptions of flights made by Orville Wright in the time period of 1908-1909.

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Airline Baggage Labels [Wilson]
Creators:
Wilson, Nathaniel Jr.
Dates:
1942, Circa 1950s
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Nathaniel "Buddy" Wilson, Jr. (1936-2010) wrote to various airlines as a child asking them to send him examples of baggage labels. He was very successful and collected many from regional, national, and international airlines. This small collection consists of approximately 0.20 cubic feet of baggage labels, airmail labels, etiquettes, and other ephemera from various airlines.

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376th Bomb Group Photography [Mechanic]
Creators:
Mechanic, Bernard
Dates:
bulk 1940-1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-eight black and white photographs, mostly snapshots, relating to Sergeant Bernard Mechanic's service with the 376th Bomb Group, 9th Air Force. The images include the following: Consolidated B-24 Liberators in-flight; images from his R&R leave to Tel Aviv; noseart; and images of Winston Churchill, Field Marshall Erwin …

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Apollo Space Suit Testing Photographs [Masiello]
Creators:
Masiello, Leonard N.
Dates:
1966, 2007
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1966, Leonard N. "Lenny" Masiello was an employee of Hamilton Standard who was asked to assist in testing the Apollo space suit. This collection consists of four photographs of Leonard N. Masiello testing a prototype version of the Apollo space suit for Hamilton Standard as well as a news clipping about space suits and three publications by the Hamilton Standard Space Hardware Heritage Team.

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Wiley Post Autographed Photo
Dates:
1933
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an 8 by 10 inch black and white photograph of Wiley Hardeman Post posed beside the Lockheed Model 5B Vega Winnie Mae (NR105W).

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Charles Arens Scrapbooks
Creators:
Arens, Charles A., 1895-1967
Dates:
1911-1960
Size:
1.05 Cubic feet (4 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four albums and some additional material including photographs (many of which appear to be originals); news clippings; catalogues and advertisements; event programs; and other ephemera.

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Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection
Dates:
bulk 1938-1968
Size:
37 Cubic feet ((31 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of aeronautical charts of United States territory (ca. 1944-1963), a few specific states (ca. 1965), the Middle East as charted by the U.S. Army during World War II (ca. 1944), and some international flight areas (c. 1947 and 1968). These charts were complied by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic …

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Floyd E. Barlow Scrapbook
Creators:
Barlow, Floyd E., 1889-1977
Dates:
1912-1960
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0388
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Floyd E. Barlow (1889-1977) was an early aviator. This scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, telegrams, licenses, and correspondence documenting Barlow's aviation career.

This collection is in English.

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