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Dates:
circa 1967-1968
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder, 6 gelatin silver print photographs, 5 negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1218
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

There is a long-standing tradition in the Bermuda Islands of building and flying kites as part of Easter celebrations occurring on Good Friday. This collection consists of six black and white photographs prepared circa 1967-1968 by the Bermuda News Bureau for a story on Bermuda kite flying showing the final preparation, blessing, and launch of a very large hexagonal kite from a hilltop in Bermuda.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates. Administrative Office
Dates:
1979-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of the Smithsonian Institution's annual Kite Festival. Materials include budget estimates, correspondence, memoranda, volunteer information, requests for services, miscellaneous notes, invoices, brochures, photographs, magazines, and press releases.

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Dates:
bulk 1886-1897
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0752
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs relating to the work of aerial kite photography pioneer William Abner Eddy (1850 - 1909).

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Dates:
1755-1963
bulk 1755-1919
Size:
3.28 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0923
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 3.28 cubic feet of early periodicals, articles, pamphlets, and other publications relating to various aspects of aviation including kites; balloons; events relating to aviation; personalities involved in aviation; aerial navigation; airships; airplanes; aerial combat; models; and aerial photography. The majority of writings in the collection date to the time period from 1755 through 1919, but there some later pieces dating to the 1920s through the 1960s. Most of the items in the collection are in English, but there are also some writings in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992, interviewee
Dates:
1974
Size:
8 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9592
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Dates:
January 13-20, 1906
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 folder, 19 gelatin silver print photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0902
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sixteen photographs by Jesse Tarbox Beals of the aeronautical exhibits at the Automobile and Aero Clubs of America Joint Show held January 13-20, 1906, in the third-floor gymnasium of the 69th Regiment Armory, New York City.

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Creators:
Kress, Wilhelm, 1836-1913
Dates:
1880-1883
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0862
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wilhelm Kress (1836--1913) was an inventor, writer, and lecturer. This collection contains one of Kress' German patents, patent number 8706, for one of his flying machine models; a letter from 1883, in German, signed by Kress; and a description, in English, of the flying machine written by Arnold Samuelson (who lists his title as "Chief Engineer").

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Creators:
Claudy, C. H. (Carl Harry), 1879-1957
Dates:
1906-1910
Size:
1.95 Cubic feet (1 legal document box; 2 flat boxes; 13 clamshells)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0549
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nearly 250 glass plates, several folders of prints, and two boxes of glass plate envelopes affixed with small prints of the image formerly contained within them. The subject matter of the photography is primarily concerned with Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral experiments of 1906, flights of the Thomas Baldwin dirigible and the United States Signal Corps SC-1 free balloon (1908), and the Wright Flyer Army Trials at Fort Meyer, Virginia (1908 and 1909).

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Creators:
Kisan
Dates:
undated
Size:
22 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7356
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: 1. Court officials in military dress; 2. Korean dancing boy; 3. Hunters on snow shoes; 4. Kite flying; 5. Rope walking; 6. Top spinning; 7. Spade shoveling; 8. See-saw; 9. Swinging; 10. Kicked shuttlecock; 11. Boys playing blind man's bluff; 12. Girls playing blind man's bluff; 13. Girls playing jacks with coins; 14. Bowmaker and archer; ...

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