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Creators:
Tucker, Cecil
Dates:
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((5 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 125 black and white photographs that Cecil Tucker collected during his tenure at the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The photographs include the following Curtiss-Wright aircraft: the Curtiss-Wright Robin, including "Wrong-Way" Corrigan's aircraft; the Curtiss-Wright Kingbird, built for the Marine Corps; the Curtiss-Wright Condor, including images of the Condor T-32 built for the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, the two Condors modified for the Navy for use by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as the Condors sold to Eastern Airlines, Switzerland, and Argentina; and the Curtiss-Wright AT-9, CW-19R, and CW-22B. Famous individuals pictured include: Amelia Earhart, Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lowell Thomas, the famous radio broadcaster. Also of interest are severala few images of aircraft with Latin and South American insignia.

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Creators:
Fliedner, Carlisle S.
Dates:
1916-1919
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbooks holds photographs of Carlisle S. Fliedner 's personal experiences and eyewitness accounts of World War I. Included in the scrapbook are photographs of construction of the United States Navy Air Station in Panillac, Gironde, France. Also included in this collection are photographs of World War I seaplanes, Curtiss twin flying boats, ...

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Creators:
Hassett, Pat
Dates:
1966-1990
Size:
2.01 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection deocuments Pat Hassett's long career in both military and civil aviation.

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Creators:
Baldwin, Harry Milton
Dates:
1920s
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst was acquired by the US Navy in 1921 for use as an airship station and it served as the control station for all US Navy lighter-than-air (LTA) flights until the program was terminated in 1961. Harry Milton Baldwin served in the US Navy and was stationed at NAS Lakehurst in the 1920s. This collection consists of twelve black and white photographs relating to airships at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst, New Jersey in the 1920s.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
March 17, 1965
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter, dated March 17, 1965, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to Dale Eugene Myers on behalf of the Apollo astronauts thanking Myers for his contribution to the space program.

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Creators:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-
Dates:
1928-1990
Size:
75.03 Cubic feet (168 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 72 linear feet of the papers of Benjamin O. Davis. Included are the following types of material: programs, invitations, certificates, correspondence, published material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1876-2006
Size:
26 Linear feet
30.81 Cubic feet (53 legal-size document boxes, 1 slim legal-size document box, 1 flat box )
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Russian Aeronautical Collection is a mix of technical, historical, and cultural reference materials, including originals or copies of articles, documents and other historical materials relating to Russian and Soviet aviation from the Tsarist period through the Soviet era. The collection focuses on key events, personalities and aircraft designs, and certain subject areas are covered in depth, including the life and career of Igor Sikorsky, the transpolar flights of the 1930s, Soviet aviation in the Spanish Civil War, and the operational history of the Soviet Air Force in World War II.

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Creators:
Smith, Ernest
Bronte, Emory
Dates:
1917-1975
bulk 1927
Size:
1.11 Cubic feet (1 flatbox, 1 folder, and 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0389
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On July 14-15, 1927, Ernest Smith and Emory Bronte made the first civilian transpacific flight from California to Hawaii. This collection includes a scrapbook that chronicles their flight, a map of the Hawaiian islands, and a letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Emory Bronte.

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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.