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Creators:
Smith, Ernest
Bronte, Emory
Dates:
1927
Size:
0.83 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0020
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The scrapbook is a reference of their flight with newspaper clippings, a few photographs of the downed plane and a piece of the aircraft fabric.

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Creators:
Truax, Robert Collins, 1917-2010
Dates:
1929-2005
bulk 1980-2000
Size:
11.99 Cubic feet
12.95 Linear feet (21 Legal Size Boxes, 1 Slim Legal Size, 3 Shoe Boxes, 1 Flat Box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert Truax was one of the great originals of American rocketry and a major proponent and inventor of ultra-low-cost rocket engine and vehicle concepts.

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Creators:
United States. Air Force
Dates:
bulk 1949
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This is the twenty by fourteen inch illuminated certificate that was presented to General Arnold at his award ceremony when he became the first and only five star general of the Air Force on May 7, 1949.

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Creators:
Schulze, Kurt
Dates:
bulk 1940s-2000s
Size:
6 Cubic feet ((12 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German World War II Ace Collection consists of 6 linear feet of correspondence and photographs of German aces and pilots of World War II collected by Kurt Schulze and Raymond Toliver.

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Creators:
Weick, Fred E., 1899-1993
Dates:
1899-1984
bulk 1949-1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0425
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aeronautical engineer Fred E. Weick (1899-1993) had a profound effect on light aircraft development. He was responsible for the development of NACA's low-drag cowling for radial engines, introduced the concept of "fifty foot obstacle clearance" as a measure of aircraft take-off performance, and was instrumental in the development of several aircraft, including the Piper Pawnee and Piper Cherokee.

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Creators:
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-
Dates:
bulk 2012-2015
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital audio files of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Neufeld. Persons interviewed include: Andrew Cheng; Glen Fountain; Stamatios Krimigis; Margaret Easter; Louis Friedman; Humphrey "Hoppy" Price; Christopher Salvo; Anthony Spear; Robert Staehle; Douglas Stetson; Richard Terrile; Stacy Weinstein-Weiss;...

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Creators:
Gröschel, Dieter, 1931-
Dates:
bulk 1884-1941
Size:
1.46 Cubic feet ((8 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 1.87 cubic feet of historical maps and photographs collected by Dieter Gröschel. The maps, which are various sizes, date from approximately 1884 to 1941 and were produced in Germany, France, and England. They show parts of Russia; Germany; France; Belgium; Holland; Bavaria; and Africa; and many have hand-dr...

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Creators:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009
Dates:
1929-1971
bulk 1952-1969
Size:
7.63 Cubic feet (7 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection consists of materials created by and collected by Richard Wheatland II during the period when he served as a Vice President of New York Airways (1953-1968), a helicopter airline operating in the New York City metropolitan area from 1952-1977.

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Creators:
Burda, Ron
Dates:
bulk 1972-2001
Size:
3.63 Cubic feet ((4 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 3.6 cubic feet of air show and air race photography taken by Ron Burda, 1972-2001. The photography includes the following types: color slides, black and white negatives, black and white contact sheets, and black and white prints. The collection also contains air show and air race programs and related press materials. The...

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Creators:
Maloney, Vance James, Sr.
Dates:
1924, Circa 1928
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1924, the US Army Air Service sent four specially-built aircraft, the Douglas World Cruisers (DWC) Seattle, Chicago,Boston, and New Orleans on an around the world flight. Vance James Maloney, Sr. was serving as a missionary in Amoy, China in June 1924 when the world flyers made a refueling stop there. This collection consists of three photographs taken by Maloney during that refueling stop, as well as a copy of a 1924 letter written by Maloney to his parents in which he mentions the flight, along with a copy of a ten-page autobiography written by Maloney circa 1968 that includes several passages that relate to the flight.