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Creators:
Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963
Dates:
1906-1965
bulk 1912-1930
Size:
1.04 Linear feet
1.09 Cubic feet (1 records center box; 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Major General Frank Purdy Lahm (1877-1963) was the first balloon pilot, the first airship pilot, and the first airplane pilot in the US Army. Like his father, Frank Samuel Lahm, his early interest was in ballooning, and in 1906 he won the James Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race. In 1909 Lahm and Lt. Frederick E. Humphreys were trained by Orville and Wilbur Wright to fly the first plane the US Army purchased from the Wrights. In 1912 he was made commanding officer of the US Army Flying School in the Philippines, and during World War I he was commander of the Second Army Air Service. Following the war Lahm founded the Air Corps Training Center at Randolph Field, a source of great pride to him, but was reassigned in 1931 as air attaché and later military attaché to France and Belgium. When Lahm retired from the military in 1941 he had distinguished himself as recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and the French Legion of Honor. This collection consists of photographs and news clippings detailing Lahm's military career and his personal life.

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Creators:
Macaulay, Theodore C., 1887-1965
Dates:
1910-1918
Size:
0.61 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0326
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

His scrapbook consists of photos gathered by Colonel Theodore C. Macaulay before and during the First World War. The photos document the various aviation training schools at which Macaulay taught including the San Diego Curtiss Flying School (1912-1914); the Royal Canadian Air Force flying school at Toronto (1914-1915); Curtiss School, Newport News...

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Dates:
bulk 1898-1920
Size:
0.94 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0331
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of scrapbooks belonging to Caroline S. Mitchell, relating to William Mitchell. The scrapbooks contain photos from the first two decades of Mitchell's military career, from 1898 through 1920. Although no photos cover the World War I period, there are a number of photographs relating to the periods just before and just afterw...

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Brooks, Robert A. (Robert Angus), 1920-1976
Dates:
1926-1976
Size:
6 cu. ft. (12 document boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the different stages in Robert Brooks's education and career. Most of the material is professional in nature; there are few intimately personal letters or recordings. Much of the collection consists of business correspondence, notes, and financial records, as well as personal memorabilia, poetry and poetry translation...

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Creators:
Bettis, Cyrus
Dates:
bulk 1924-1926
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consist of Cyrus Bettis' logbook, photographs, correspondence and news clippings that document the Pulitzer Trophy flights as well as Bettis' career as an Army Air Service pilot.

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Creators:
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Dates:
undated
Size:
100 copy prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Mostly images of Cherokee Indians, including informal portraits, group portraits, and views of Cherokee Indians engaged in agriculture, food preparation, craft, and games. There are also several images of the town of Cherokee, including the museum building, a school, homes, and the main street, as well as Cherokee artifacts. Numerous photographs d...

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Creators:
Lanza, Kenneth
Lanza, Anthony, 1925-1995
Dates:
1925-1946
undated
bulk 1940-1946
Size:
1.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0910
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

World War II personal papers, photographs, and printed material of Anthony R. Lanza, who served in the U.S. Army in Japan between 1944 and 1946.

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Creators:
Reed, George W., Lieutenant General
Dates:
bulk 1941-1942
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of materials gathered by George W. Read during his 1941 trip from Fort Knox, Kentucky, to Cairo, Egypt, to observe General Erwin Rommel and his troops in North Africa. The material includes the following: correspondence describing the flights to North Africa; Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) system map; Pan Am pos...

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Creators:
Haydu, Bernice Falk
Dates:
1942-1944
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox) (1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0123
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection compiled by Bernice Falk Haydu, a former WASP 44-7, contains original photographs, photocopies of photographs, class rosters, graduation data, copies of certification, a WASP songbook, an original Miss Fifinella color sketch by Walt Disney, and other related material. The photographs are all captioned with information from Mrs. Clif...

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Dates:
bulk 1938-1968
Size:
37 Cubic feet ((31 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of aeronautical charts of United States territory (ca. 1944-1963), a few specific states (ca. 1965), the Middle East as charted by the U.S. Army during World War II (ca. 1944), and some international flight areas (c. 1947 and 1968). These charts were complied by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic Survey, U....

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