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Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm
Dates:
1945-1946
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0408
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection of microfilmed translations of captured German documents mainly relating to supersonic research, swept-back wings, jet-propulsion, patents, explosives, ballistics, missiles, compressors, and other aeronautical subjects.

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World War I Photographs [Tower Scrapbook]
Dates:
bulk 1915-1918
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1184
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Prints and photo album pages copied from Roderick Tower's personal scrapbook featuring aircrafts and personnel of the United States Army Air Service during World War I.

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Charles F. Blair, Jr., Collection
Creators:
Blair, Charles F., Jr., 1909-1978
Dates:
[ca. 1950s]
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (1 23.5x19x4 flatbox) (1 16x13.5x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two large scrapbooks, 15 glass slides and a print and copy negative film of Blair on his historic polar flight.

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Captain Fred E. Davis Collection
Creators:
Davis, Frederick Errol
Dates:
bulk 1938-1964
Size:
digital Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital scans of a pilot's log book belonging to Captain Frederick Errol Davis, used from 1938-1964. This 300 page log book documents Davis' activities as a pilot for Eastern Airlines. Data recorded includes: date of flight, from and to, make and model of the airplane flown, aircraft certificate …

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Reactive Shell Company Photo Album
Dates:
bulk 1918-1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of part of a 9.25 by 5.5 inch photo album containing black and white photography (including several stereo photographs) of the rocket bomb shell experiments by Reactive Shell Company in 1918. The title on the photo album is as follows: "Photographs taken of the Rocket Bomb Shell Experiments, said work …

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8th Aviation Instruction Center (Foggia, Italy) Photo Album
Dates:
bulk 1917-1918
Size:
0.21 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 10 by 12 inch black photo album containing snapshots of the 8th Aviation Instruction Center in Foggia, Italy during 1917-1918. The snapshots track an unknown cadet's journey from New York City to Italy, and contains images of cadets in training, base life, and the training aircraft including Caudron bombers …

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Jet Assisted Take Off (JATO) Photographs [Rice]
Dates:
bulk 1941-1970
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 51 images of different aircraft boosted with JATO, including the following aircraft: Boeing B-47 Stratojet; a JATO boosted glider; United States Air Force Ercoupe; North American P-51 Mustang; Douglas A-20B Havoc; Douglas DC-9; Lockheed F-80; Lockheed P2V-6 (P-2F) Neptune; Douglas DC-3; North American L-17 Navion; Stearman Kaydet …

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Skylab Interior Design Concept Photography
Creators:
Douglas Aircraft Company
Dates:
1960s
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 11 color slides, 23 color prints, and two DVDs, one containing scans of the drawings and one containing a PowerPoint presentation, all relating to early interior design concepts of the Skylab main interior. There is also one brochure, "Skylab," produced by the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.

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Operation Crossroads Scrapbook
Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Dates:
1946
Size:
0.83 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0302
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook is a photo and documentary history of the Task Group T-2 which was given the responsibility of the overall supervision of the AAF Airborne installation and large part of the photography. It mostly contains what appears to be photograph prints for briefing boards. Included are statistics and supply …

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Amundsen and Ellsworth 1925 Arctic Expedition Glass Plates [Dietrichson]
Dates:
bulk 1925
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box (23 glass lantern slides))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0491
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of 23 hand-colored glass lantern slides of images taken during the 1925 Arctic expedition attempt by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats.

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