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Dates:
bulk 1925-1935
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0095
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This full-length studio portrait photograph features early African American pilot Willa B. Brown, posed in her flying suit photograph. The photograph was taken somewhere between 1925 and 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Dates:
bulk 1933-1993
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Janet Waterford Bragg (1907-1993), became one of America's first black women pilots after enrolling in the Curtiss Wright Aeronautical School in 1933. There she helped form the Challenger Air Pilots Association, which later evolved into the Coffey School of Aeronautics. Bragg's career in aviation was made in spite of discrimination, of both her gen...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1978-2010
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting updates to the "Black Wings" exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum as well as educational outreach, publications, research, special events, and other activities pertaining to groundbreaking African American aviators. The "Black Wings" exhibition opened in 1982 in the Pioneers of Flight ...

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Creators:
Aiken, William Sr., 1907-
Dates:
1907-1980
bulk 1935-1974
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Pilot Log Books, photographs, newspaper clippings, California Civil Air Patrol documents, financial and personal records, an autobiographical manuscript and negatives, all pertaining to William Aiken, his family and friends.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
c. 1983
Size:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to o...

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Creators:
Malick, Emory Conrad.
Dates:
bulk 1888-2010
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of records relating to Emory Conrad Malick including copies of photographs of Malick; aerial photographs taken by Malick; a copy of Malick's letterhead which includes a photo of Malick at the controls of an aircraft; biographical sketches written by family members; news clippings related to Malick; copies of corre...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Resident Associates Program, African American Studies Center
Dates:
1986-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of program materials for the African American Studies Center in the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (RAP). Most records are correspondence, memoranda, notes and reports to and from Jacqueline Hicks Grazette, Program Manager, concerning her contacts with African American speakers, entrepreneurs, authors, and local ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1980s]
Size:
3.72 Cubic Feet ((3 records center boxes) (1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection is a product of the material gathered for the book and exhibit, and includes additional information gathered for research but not used in either. The collection is divided into the six following series: 1. The book 2. The exhibit 3. The symposium 4. Biographical files 5. Subject file and study materials 6. Miscellaneous photographs....

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Senior Curator, documenting the video "Pathways to the Skies" produced by the National Air and Space Museum for Project SMART. Project SMART was led by George R. Carruthers, Physicist, to encourage minority youths to become interested in science, math, and techno...

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Creators:
White, Dale L., Sr., 1899-1977
Dates:
1932-2013
bulk 1932-1939
Size:
2.26 Linear Feet (2 legal-sized boxes; 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Dale L., White, Sr., Papers consist of material relating to the aviation career of Dale L. White, Sr., including his attendance at the Curtiss Wright Aeronautical University and his piloting of the "Goodwill Flight" from Chicago, Illinois, to Washington, DC, to lobby for African-Americans to be able to join the US Army Air Corps. The bulk of the collection covers his flying years between 1932 and 1941, though personal materials from a later date are also included. Materials included are photographs, negatives, telegrams, a scrapbook, aeronautical textbooks, aeronautical notebook, DVDs, newspaper and magazine articles, pilot log books, pilot licenses, and related information.

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