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Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Hittinger, Joseph J.
Dates:
1921-1923
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous references to Mr. Hittinger's inte...

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Creators:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Stoyanoff, Esther
Corson, Mille Gade , 1898- (swimmer)
Dates:
1920-1930.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0063
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three scrapbooks and two albums containing photographs of Corson; news clippings about the swim; a Certificate of Life Membership in the Danish American Athletic Club; a certificate from the American Red Cross; sheet music; a tribute to her which contains a picture of her and her children; programs with images of her; advertisements; and a Navy cha...

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Creators:
Mooney, Philip F.
Dates:
ca. 1920's
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0284
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents photoprints of large road-side billboards advertising products and services ranging from radios to a health sanitarium to house paints.

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Creators:
Ray, Man, 1890-1976
Dates:
[ca. 1930]
Size:
1 Photograph (b&w, 15 1/2 x 20 1/2 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.raymaneh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photo of Edith Halpert taken by Man Ray. The photo is inscribed by Halpert to her friend, museum director James W. Foster: "To Jim Whose radiant warmth is the greatest stimulant I have experienced the the art world. With deep affection, Edith. P.S. The coat is reversible Man Ray missed the white side."

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Dates:
bulk 1928-1933
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0845
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Begun in 1920, the National Air Races were an annual, week-long event including formation flying, parachute drops, aerobatic displays, and races. The event included two privately sponsored, closed-circuit speed races: the Pulitzer Trophy race held from 1920 to 1925 and the Thompson Trophy race held from 1930 to 1939. Along with other competitions, the National Air Races fostered the development of aircraft in the 1920s and 1930s but ended during World War II. This collection consists of three unbound scrapbooks with newspaper clippings related to races in Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles between 1928 and 1933.

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Creators:
Clairmook, Jean
Dates:
1930 - 1932
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0674
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook documenting the radio career of young Jean Clairmook, containing letters, greeting cards, clippings and photographs.

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Creators:
Ryan, Francis Carroll (elementary school student)
Herosian, Rocky (former NMAH guard)
Dates:
1910-1943
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0295
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes pictorial greeting cards for Christmas, Valentine's Day, etc., and picture post cards, some with written messages; and grade school report cards, health reports, perfect attendance certificates, a Routt College High School commencement program (1937), and other school documents. Most of the material relates to or is addressed to Francis Ca...

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Creators:
MacPheat, Will
Dates:
1920s-1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0905
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of oil and gas extraction sites and equipment taken by field personnel of the United States Geological Survey in Montana and North Dakota

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Creators:
Meese, George
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine aircr...

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Creators:
McRae, Jack
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Jack McRae Aviation Photography Collection consists of seven scrapbooks containing a large number of mostly black and white photographs. A preponderance of the images were taken in the New York Metropolitan area and relate to general aviation in the 1920s and 1930s. Racers (many which are one of a kind) and military aircraft are also featured. Most of the photos seem to have been taken by Jack McRae, but there are also many gathered from other sources, most notably the Air Force and Wright Field Collections.

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