Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri ("Hummingbird") Drawings
This collection consists of five factory drawings of the Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri ("Hummingbird") motor and transmission systems, 1940 to1941.
Master Sergeant James Dusch Photograph Collection
This collection consists of 95 black and white snapshots taken by Dusch. The photographs include the following: aircraft, including Boeing B-17s and B-29s, Fairchild C-119s, and Douglas C-47s; fellow soldiers; nose art; signage, and general views of mostly stateside air bases; models of aircraft; and shots of tourist locations pre-World War …
Sherman Fairchild Collection of Aeronautical Photographs
This collection consisted of 10 cartons of photographs that were at first loaned, and then donated, from the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) in 1968 when they were dissolving their library. After the photographs arrived at NASM, they were divided and placed in the Technical Files. As of 2009, 817 images have been identified …
Pan American World Airways Film Footage and Slide Presentations
bulk [ca. 1960s-1970s]
This collection consists of 25 16 mm films, four tape/slide sets on travel, seven individual slides and a tape of Pan American 'Theme' music. The film footage includes the history of the company; promotional films for travel and services; television commercials; introduction to Boeing 747 service; and training films for employees.
Paul S. Snyder Cartoon Collection
This collection consists of scans of cartoons drawn by Paul S. Snyder during his service in the Army Air Corps, stationed at Keesler Field, Mississippi. Most of the cartoons feature "Hubert," and are from newspapers. The collection also contains scans of newspaper articles, discussing Paul Snyder and his cartooning as …
Naval Research Laboratory and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Vehicles and Satellites Photography and Film
This .7 cubic foot collection of photography and film was gathered by Wilfred Deac during his stint as an information service officer with the Naval Research Laboratory and then with the Air Force at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), specifically with the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex (CCMTA). The …
Dulles Report - Part II Film
One 16mm film, Dulles Report - Part II, relating to the construction of Washington Dulles International Airport.
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-
This donation consists of 156 separate interviews or sound sources collected by Elgen Long while he was researching and writing his book, Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved which promotes the theory that Amelia Earhart's aircraft came to rest at the bottom of the ocean near Howland Island.
This collection is in English.
Fifth Air Force Color Slides [Leon D. Brown]
This collection consists of 79 color slides taken during Leon Brown's time in the Pacific Theater in World War II. In addition to the slides there are also four color prints and a videotape. The videotape is a home recording of the slides being projected, with Brown narrating in the background …
Photographs of Hubert Latham at the Halethorpe Meet, Baltimore County, Maryland, 1910
This collection includes five 4 1/16 by 2 3/16" photographs. Three feature Hubert Latham's Antoinette 1910 type aircraft in the air, one shows the aircraft on the meet grounds and the last is of Latham and his machine.