Apollo 4 Flight Recovery Film [Shomphe]
Apollo 4 (November 9, 1967) was the first unmanned test flight of the Saturn 5 AS-501 Launch Vehicle, as well as the first "all-up" test for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with all rocket stages and spacecraft fully functional. This collection consists of one reel of 8mm motion picture film shot by Peter Shomphe aboard the USS Bennington during the Apollo 4 recovery mission.
Weber Project 90 Test Footage
The Zero-Zero (zero altitude and zero air speed) ejection seat was developed by Weber Aircraft Company for Project Gemini spacecraft and was adapted for the Convair F-106A and F-106B Delta Dart. This collection consists of three reels of 16mm film pertaining to Weber Aircraft's Project 90 test flight and the Zero-Zero ejection seat.
"Explorer II" Motion Picture Film
Launched on November 11, 1935, from the Stratobowl near Rapid City, South Dakota, "Explorer II" carried Captain Albert Stevens, Captain Orvil Anderson, and an assortment of instruments to a world record altitude of 22,066 kilometers (72,395 feet). This collection consists of two reels of 16mm silent motion picture film relating to "Explorer II."
Karl Zerbe papers
The papers of German American painter and educator Karl Zerbe measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1996. The papers document Zerbe's career through biographical material, writings and journals, art gallery records, financial records, printed material, photographs, documentary film materials, and home movies.
Camblin, Bob Bilyeu papers
The Bob Bilyeu Camblin papers measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1951 to 1985. The papers provide a snapshot of Camblin's career as an artist and educator through personal papers, printed material, artwork, photographs, and motion picture film and video recordings.
Phil Paradise papers
The papers of painter and author Phil Paradise measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1994. The papers document Paradise's career as a watercolorist and writer through correspondence with family, colleagues, and art institutions; journals, manuscripts, notes and other writings; awards, interviews, inventories and other professional records; newspaper and magazine clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material; prints, sketches and other artwork; and photographs and slides of artwork.
Ruth Barnes film and photographs
2 Film reels (8 mm.)
Photographs and film taken by Ruth Barnes in Somalia and Kenya during her assignment in Somalia with the U.S. Information Agency from 1969 to 1971.
Alice R. Hillis World's Fair Film
This collection consists of one reel of color film shot at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City, New York.
Department of Defense Chip Training Videotape Collection
Department of Defense, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Thirty-two films collected by the Department of Defense, created by Hewlett Packard, Motorola and Techtronix, relating to the design, manufacture, troubleshooting, repair and teaching of integrated circuits. The films were used by Walter Reed Army Medical Center Television Branch to maintain their own equipment.
Milt Jackson Innovative Lives Presentation
Collection documents inventor Milt Jackson who discusses his "re-invention" of the test tube. Jackson's test tube has a flat side that enables it to rest horizontally without a rack, and a bent end. Milt Jackson is the founder of the company Norwood-Cortez which provides computer systems design services.