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Creators:
United States. Army
Dates:
bulk 1952
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 8 by 10 inch photograph of Ivan Becker holding a Fairchild K20 aerial camera in front of a Cessna L-19, and the booklet, "Aerial Photo Reconnaissance cycle for the 47th Infantry Division."

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Creators:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Dates:
1926-1938
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains bibliographies, correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets and drafts of papers on aerial mapping and photography (one authored by Maj. James Bagley). It also contains a dictionary of photographic terms (in German) and material on various cameras and other equipment including Adam Hilger Ltd.'s Survey Stereoscope; Fairchi...

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Creators:
Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963
Dates:
1906-1965
bulk 1912-1930
Size:
1.04 Linear feet
1.09 Cubic feet (1 records center box; 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Major General Frank Purdy Lahm (1877-1963) was the first balloon pilot, the first airship pilot, and the first airplane pilot in the US Army. Like his father, Frank Samuel Lahm, his early interest was in ballooning, and in 1906 he won the James Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race. In 1909 Lahm and Lt. Frederick E. Humphreys were trained by Orville and Wilbur Wright to fly the first plane the US Army purchased from the Wrights. In 1912 he was made commanding officer of the US Army Flying School in the Philippines, and during World War I he was commander of the Second Army Air Service. Following the war Lahm founded the Air Corps Training Center at Randolph Field, a source of great pride to him, but was reassigned in 1931 as air attaché and later military attaché to France and Belgium. When Lahm retired from the military in 1941 he had distinguished himself as recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and the French Legion of Honor. This collection consists of photographs and news clippings detailing Lahm's military career and his personal life.

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Creators:
Schupp, Iris K. Heillman, 1917-1996
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation documents Iris Heillman Schupp's career as a WASP during World War II. The collection contains the following: thirteen vintage black and white photographs of Schupp during training and service; one color print of a reunion of WASPs at Tyco Airport, 1993; a small black book entitled, "Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas;" Schupp's Airman ...

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Creators:
Richey, Helen, 1909-1947
Dates:
1933-1944
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Helen Richey's pilot log for 1944-1945, newspaper clippings covering the period from 1933 to 1944 and seven photographs of Ms. RIchey.

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Creators:
Haydu, Bernice Falk
Dates:
1942-1944
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0123
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by Bernice Falk Haydu, a former WASP 44-7, contains original photographs, photocopies of photographs, class rosters, graduation data, copies of certification, a WASP songbook, an original Miss Fifinella color sketch by Walt Disney, and other related material. The photographs are all captioned with information from Mrs. Cliff Deaton, Chief Staff Executive Officer of the WASPs at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. The material has been grouped in a binder under the following subheadings: Avenger Field; Life on Base; Wishing Well: Flight Training School; Physical Education and Marching; Graduations; VIPs; and a Miscellaneous file.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1920-1979
Size:
41.04 Cubic feet (114 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0125
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Science Service was founded in 1921 by newspaper publisher Edward Willis Scripps (1854-1926) and the zoologist William Emerson Ritter (1856-1944) as a news service for the purpose of disseminating information on scientific progress to the public, and to "present facts in readable and interesting form." The Science Service Astronomy and Astronautics files in the National Air and Space Archives consists of papers, news releases, articles, newspaper and magazine clippings, and technical papers pertaining mainly to astronomy and astronautics and dating from the late 1920s through the early 1970s.

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Creators:
Haydu, Bernice Falk
Dates:
1944-1980
bulk 1944-1949
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0077
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes photographs, logos, newsletters, yearbooks, a WASP songbook, membership rosters, and several miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
bulk 1971-1999
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains copy photographs numbered in the SI negative system. The photographs are organized by format (print, 4x5 inch b/w negative, 4x5 inch color transparency, 35mm color or b/w slide), then numerically by SI negative number within a given format. All images are catalogued in the NASM Archives' FileMaker Pro Image Database system,...

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.