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Creators:
McGrath, Dorn
Dates:
bulk 1971-1997
Size:
0.36 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 738 color slides of the following airports and their environs taken or collected by Dorn McGrath: Andrews Air Force Base (Camp Springs, MD); Atlanta Hartsfield - Jackson International Airport (Atlanta, GA); Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT); General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (Boston, MA); Buf...

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Creators:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009
Dates:
1929-1971
bulk 1952-1969
Size:
7.63 Cubic feet (7 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Collection consists of materials created by and collected by Richard Wheatland II during the period when he served as a Vice President of New York Airways (1953-1968), a helicopter airline operating in the New York City metropolitan area from 1952-1977.

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WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1979
Size:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic) ((30 min), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.wnettelv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Describes the 1972 discovery and later conservation of Arshile Gorky's murals "Aviation" at the Newark, N.J. International Airport, executed in 1937 by Gorky as part of the Work Projects Administration art project. Art historian Ruth Bowman, N.J. Port Authority employees Saul Wenegrat and Stephen Staempler, and conservator Carroll Wales of Oliver B...

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Creators:
Stempler, Stephen
Dates:
1977
Size:
5 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.stemstep
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three photographs and two clippings about Stempler's discovery in 1972 of two mural panels by Gorky at the Newark, New Jersey Airport, executed while Gorky worked for the W.P.A. Federal Art Project in 1937. [Microfilm title: Arshile Gorky papers]

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Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1958-1959
Size:
12 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.musemaes
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Eero Saarinen and Associates regarding "Architecture and Imagery - Four New Buildings," in which Saarinen's design for the TWA building was exhibited, 1959. Correspondents include Saarinen and his wife, Aline, Arthur Drexler and Wilder Green of MOMA, and William H. Gardner, on Saarinen's staff.

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Creators:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
10.91 Cubic feet (9,579 photographic items)
25.37 Linear feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.

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United States. National Transportation Safety Board
Wesche, William A., Jr.
Dates:
1946
1960 - 1961
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (2 legal folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating the 1960 New York Mid-Air Collision including FAA and CAB reports on the accident and material relating to the National Transportation Safety Board's formal hearing, including testimony by William A. Wesche, Jr.

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Smith, C. Hadley, 1910-2004.
Dates:
1948-1965
Size:
0.21 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Mohawk Airlines was founded in 1945 as Robinson Aviation and was based out of Ithaca Municipal Airport in New York. C. Hadley Smith (1910-2004) began taking photographs at age five and received formal training in photography at the Patuxent River Naval Air Base where he served as a Photographer's Mate First Class during World War II. After the war, he began his career as a commercial photographer in Ithaca, New York. One of his clients was Robinson Aviation, later Mohawk Airlines. This collection consists of approximately 250 images taken by C. Hadley Smith pertaining to Mohawk Airlines, and a few from their predecessor Robinson Aviation.

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Creators:
Bowler, Edna Jones
Dates:
bulk 1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This October 1945 letter was written by Edna Jones Bowler to her parents, Frank and Edna Jones in Floral Park, New York. Bowler's fifteen page letter recounts her adventures flying via an unnamed airline from New York to San Diego to join her husband who was serving in the United States Navy.

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Creators:
Coles, Victor
Dates:
1937
Size:
0.13 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photo album containing photographs taken by Victor Coles of Floyd Bennett Airport and aircraft, 1937.

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