World War I German Aviation Photographs
The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collection consists of images of a number of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Included in the collection are photographs of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German), including various types of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft, and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs.
Captured German Aircraft Photographs (Eisen)
This collection consists of 67 black and white captured German photographs from a variety of sources that Eisen removed from the Air Document Research Center, as they were going to be discarded. The photographs include shots of World War II German aircraft from the following German companies: Dornier; Junkers; Heinkel; and …
Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation records
Questionaires completed by American artists of German ancestry or origin listing biographical information, family history, dates of migration and artistic achievements.
German World War II Ace Collection [Schulze]
The German World War II Ace Collection consists of 6 linear feet of correspondence and photographs of German aces and pilots of World War II collected by Kurt Schulze and Raymond Toliver.
Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm
Collection of microfilmed translations of captured German documents mainly relating to supersonic research, swept-back wings, jet-propulsion, patents, explosives, ballistics, missiles, compressors, and other aeronautical subjects.
German Rocket Aircraft Photography
This collection consists of eleven black and white 4x5 inch black and white copy negatives (with an 8x10 inch black and white copy print of each) of images gathered by Michael Neufeld for his article, "Rocket Aircraft and the Turbojet Revolution." This article was included in the book, "Innovation and the Development of Flight", edited by Roger Launius, 1999. The photographs include views of the Heinkel He 176, the Heinkel He 112, the Heinkel He 111, and the Focke-Wulf Fw 56 Stösser (Falcon). The prints also show views of Ernst Heinkel, Erich Warsitz, and the upper German command, including Hermann Goering and Adolf Hitler.
World War I Propaganda Leaflet, "Note from President Wilson" (German)
This collection consists of one 8 x 10.5 inch, two-sided, black-and-white leaflet, in German, entitled "Die Note des Präsidenten Wilson vom 23 October 1918."
East African photographs
Linen covered family album compiled by German merchant Paul Schaff. The album contains 24 pages and 101 photographic images ranging from small silver gelatin to large toned albumen. There are also several postcards and a pencil-drawing showing the owner on the last page. There is a caption under a postcard of a street in Dar es Salaam stating "Daressalam, my old domicile." Other photographs depict Dar es Salaam, Tanga, Bukoba, and Kifumbiro. The photographs reflect various subjects, including landscapes (Lake Victoria), a German military post, towns, adornments, and peoples, including the Luo, and Maasai. There are a few, large albumen prints which seem to depict German South-West Africa --judging by the dress of women in two images. These photographs might have been presents. Perhaps the owner of the album took a trip to that colony. Inscribed on the album cover are the words, "Zur Erinnerung an Deutsch-Ost-Afrika" [In memory of German East Africa] and a Maasai shield drawn in china ink and colors in the lower corner of the cover. On one of the last pages, there is the halftone color print of a bugle playing Askari, captioned "Deutsche vergesst nicht Eure Kolonien" [Germans do not forget your colonies]. The pencil portrait of the owner on the last page concludes the story line.