Aviation Photography Collection [Tenety and Sarkis]
This collection consists of approximately 2,850 black and white negatives (approximately 0.54 cubic feet) of photographs taken by James Tenety, Jr. and Peter Sarkis. The vast majority of them are by Tenety, with the images taken by Sarkis numbering approximately 50-60. The negatives are 616 size and show various aircraft, people, and aviation related …
Walter Kidde & Company Aviation Photograph Collection
This collection consists of approximately 350 photographs, negatives, and illustrations, dating from the 1930s through the 1940s, from the Walter Kidde & Company archive. Subjects include Kidde fire suppression and air flotation systems, and military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft of the period. The collection also includes thirty-three photographs and transparencies made by aviation …
John Stringfellow 1868 Engine Sketch
This consists of one item, a 4.5 by 7 inch pencil drawing by Stringfellow illustrating the changed propellor drive used with his 1868 engine. This item is framed.
United States Army Air Corps Newfoundland Films
John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland, 1942-1943.
Regional Short-Haul Transport Aircraft Collection
This collection consists of material produced by aircraft companies on their regional short-haul transport aircraft. The material consists of slides, transparencies, memorandums, technical descriptions, type specifications, route systems, fleet planning and analysis, and brochures. The following aircraft companies and short-haul airliners are included in great detail: Canadair Regional Jet; CASA …
Gemini Program Emergency Separation Procedure Photographs
his collection consists of the following materials collected by Richard E. Martens: eighteen black and white prints, two color prints and three black and white negatives of blast-shield tests panels, eight black and white photographs of the scale model used to for altitude testing, and four black and white prints …
World War II Propaganda Leaflet Slides
Shortly before the crew of the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay completed their mission to bomb Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, U.S. pilots dropped leaflets over Japan warning citizens to evacuate the cities. This collection consists of four original leaflets, as well as 15 color slides taken by the National Air and Space Museum photo lab of the propaganda leaflets
Wright/McCook Field Aircraft Project Books
This collection consists of the project books for aircraft tested by the Experimental Division in the early 1920s. Most project books contain photstats of the specifications and contracts for these aircraft as well as Air Service inspection and test reports. The collection also includes an extensive negative collection documenting the project …
"The Flying Machines" Souce Material
This collection consists of ninety-six videotapes relating to the The Flying Machines' production. Besides the finished project, this collection consists of the project's source material including footage of the restoration facility, footage of aircraft being restored, and interviews with Cole Palen and the NASM staff, including: Robert Mikesh, John Shot …
Race to the Stratosphere Photograph Collection
1.26 Linear feet
This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.