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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:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0555
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The photos include images of aircraft, on the ground and in flight; pilots; and winners receiving trophies. Pilots portrayed include Charles Brown, Cook Cleland, Jacqueline Cochran, Joseph C. De Bona, Ben McKitten, Betty Skelton, and Roscoe Turner.

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Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 photograph)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one 10 x 8 inch brown-toned photograph showing the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" crew aboard the SS President Roosevelt.

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Creators:
Russo, Carolyn
Dates:
bulk 1992-1997
Size:
2.36 Cubic feet ((6 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection will consist of three series of materials: biographical material, transcripts of interviews with the pilots and negatives and photographs. The contact sheets were added on March 26, 2007. A copy of the media digest for Women in Flight, (prepared by NASM's Office of Public Affairs) was added to this collection in June of 2007.

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Creators:
Knight, James H. "Jack"
Dates:
1893-1945
bulk 1922-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes a pouch given to passengers on sleeper flights. It contained the instructions 'Just in Case' and the paper slippers. There is also a handwritten (and on hotel stationary) account of flying over the Allegheny Mountains. There are a number of interval publications issued for United pilots, correspondence between Jack Knight a...

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Creators:
Rich, Doris L.
Dates:
[ca. 1980s]
Size:
3.27 Cubic Feet ((3 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material researched and organized by Doris Rich in preparation for her book, and is divided into the following five series. The first series consists of information about individuals associated with Earhart and the second series consists of material, organized by year, containing information on general national events an...

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Dates:
1911-1944
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0650
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains examples of pilot's licenses that were issued in the early 20th century. It includes licenses from various nations such as France, Italy, Canada and the United States.

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Creators:
Peters, Heber Wallace
Dates:
1916-1956
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0593
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four folders of correspondence and official papers generated during Wallace Peters's military service.

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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:
Zimmerley, Dwight S. "Barney"
Dates:
bulk 1930s
Size:
1.32 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Included in this collection are: eight black and white 8 by 10 inch photographs relating to Barney Zimmerley's aviation career; printouts of digital images taken from a scrapbook on early aviation; certificate of appreciation from Braniff Airways, Inc.; article series on the "The Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company: The Garage that Grew Wings!" by Ja...

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