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United States Army Balloons World War I Album
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Service. Army Balloon School
Dates:
[no year]
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0276
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This photo album consists of about 60 photographs documenting the activities and training at Fort Omaha, Nebraska, in 1918. Included are photographs of observation balloons from the 79th Balloon Company and Major Henry Rogers, Wing Commander. There are also views from the air and on the field of balloons and men, from Brook …

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Evan J. Parker Scrapbook
Creators:
Parker, Evan Jenkins, 1885-1966
Dates:
1908-1966
Size:
328 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0348
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a red scrapbook, with the following title: "Pioneer Dirigible Flights 1908, 1910, 1911." The scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper articles and programs documenting Evan Jenkins Parker's dirigible career and his involvement in the Early Birds.

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Carl Kirsch Balloon Ascension Poster (Austrian)
Dates:
1850
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0997
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wurstelprater balloon ascendance poster and related ticket, 1850.

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Petersen's American Aerial Navigation Company Circular, Stationery, and Stock Certificate
Creators:
Petersen, Carl W.
Dates:
1886
Size:
0.13 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Petersen's American Aerial Navigation company circular, stationery, and stock certificate.

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Harriet Quimby Cigar Box Proof
Creators:
Klingenberg Litho Company, Detmold, Germany
Dates:
Circa 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0109
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Harriet Quimby (1875-1912) was a writer, photographer, world traveler, and an aviatrix. This collection consists of a cigar box proof showing Quimby in her purple flying outfit.

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1922 National Balloon Race Reporting Card
Creators:
Aero Club of Wisconsin
Dates:
1922
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1097
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 1922 National Balloon Race, held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was won by Major Oscar Westover, US Army, flying 866 miles to Lake Johns, Quebec. This collection consists of an unused reporting card, meant to be dropped from a balloon during the race and returned within one hour to the Aero Club of Wisconsin by the person who observed the balloon from which it was dropped.

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Sea Air Operations Gallery Collection
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Dates:
[ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Size:
2.93 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 slim document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Series I of this collection consists of the following: seven folders containing almost 200 photographs and negatives on display in the exhibit, four series of slides (two detailing the U.S.S. Midway used for background research, one detailing documents and photos of the Philippine Sea battle, and of the finished museum exhibit …

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World War I Letter [Anderson]
Creators:
Anderson, Lloyd J.
Dates:
September 17, 1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0912
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sergeant Lloyd J. Anderson was a member of the American Flying Service in France during World War I. This collection consists of a two page, single-sided letter, dated September 17, 1918, from Sergeant Lloyd J. Anderson to Clara Spitzmiller of Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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National Air and Space Museum Astronautics Department Guest Book Autographs
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1962
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a page from the National Air and Space Museum's Astronautics Department guest book dating from May 3 through June 19, 1962.

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Sopwith Aircraft Photo Albums
Creators:
Sopwith Aviation Company
Dates:
1918-1919
Size:
0.94 Cubic feet (2 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0260
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four photo albums containing factory photographs of Sopwith Aircraft built during 1918 and 1919.

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