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Creators:
Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc
Dates:
1928-1939
bulk 1937-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder in a shared box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 9 copy prints and 14 copy negatives. The bulk of the images were copied from issues of Craftsmen Aero News and relate to the Craftsmen of Black Wings organization, including photographs of William J. Powell, Marie Dickerson, and Myrtle Bishop.

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Creators:
Powell, William J., 1899-1942
Dates:
1917 - 1942
Size:
0.31 Cubic Feet (1 shared legal-size box 1 flat box 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The William J. Powell Collection consists of materials concerning the career and personal life of African-American entrepreneur and pilot William J. Powell, including his service in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I, his automobile business in Chicago, and his advocacy for African-American aviation as the founder of Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc., author of Black Wings, and a primary organizer of the Bessie Coleman Aero Club and the "Five Blackbirds" demonstration team. Materials include identification and membership cards, flight logs and officer records, newspaper clippings, advertisements, and photographs.

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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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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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Dates:
1941-1942
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four volumes of 'Survey of Central African Seaports and Air Routes.' The volumes include photographs, charts, and pages of text, gathered during 139 days of travel covering approximately 16,000 miles through Central Africa. The purpose of the survey was to assist the Departments [War? or a department in Pan Am?] in deter...

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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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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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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:
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:
McMullen, Alexis B.
Dates:
1915-1983
Size:
28.15 Cubic feet (25 records center boxes; 2 legal document boxes; 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection spans A.B. McMullen's aviation career and interests, from his involvement in WWI until his death. This collection includes correspondence, both personal and business, reports/material from his aviation corporations/distributorships and stint as Director of Florida Aviation and career in the NASAO. Also included are photographs, arti...

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