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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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Dates:
bulk 1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a black and white panoramic photo, measuring 24 by 9 inches, of sixty-five of the pilots who participated in the 1928 National Air Races. All of the pilots have been identified by name and they include Thomas Carroll Van Stone; Daniel Webb "Tommy" Tomlinson, IV; Hubert V. Hopkins; Joseph Mason Reeves; Eugene E. Wilson; J...

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Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0555
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The photos include images of aircraft, on the ground and in flight; pilots; and winners receiving trophies. Pilots portrayed include Charles Brown, Cook Cleland, Jacqueline Cochran, Joseph C. De Bona, Ben McKitten, Betty Skelton, and Roscoe Turner.

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Creators:
Henderson, Clifford W., 1895-1939
Dates:
bulk 1912-1943
Size:
1 Cubic Feet ((3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one cubic feet of material documenting Clifford Henderson's aviation career, especially his role as Director of the National Air Races from 1928 until 1939. The following types of material are included: photographs, including autographed photographs; National Air Races ephemera (programs, tickets, release and indemnity a...

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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:
Reisner, Lewis.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1939
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet (5 film cans))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five 16 mm films taken by Lewis Reisner, 1929 - 1939. The films are essentially home movies, and include shots of travels in Paris, France, sailing, and family scenes including wedding and baby shots. There is also footage of aircraft shot at the National Air Races and while Reisner was on travel, as well as various Fair...

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Creators:
Zimmerley, Dwight S. "Barney"
Dates:
bulk 1930s
Size:
1.32 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Included in this collection are: eight black and white 8 by 10 inch photographs relating to Barney Zimmerley's aviation career; printouts of digital images taken from a scrapbook on early aviation; certificate of appreciation from Braniff Airways, Inc.; article series on the "The Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company: The Garage that Grew Wings!" by Ja...

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Creators:
Bendix Air Races
Dates:
1931-1982
Size:
5.45 Cubic feet ((5 records center boxes) (1 16x20x3 flatbox) (1 12x16x3 flatbox))
5.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0115
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes public relations files on the Bendix races. The material consists photographs, programs and related publications, speeches, and correspondence as well as files on the National Soaring Contest (1935-41 and 1946), Intercollegiate Air Meet (1948), National Intercollegiate Flying Association (May 1957), All-Women Trans-Continen...

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Creators:
Charles, Mary
Dates:
1931-1966
bulk 1932-1936
Size:
1.41 Cubic Feet (1 letter-size document box; 2 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Mary Charles Collection consists of documents, photographs, and scrapbooks collected/assembled by (Sarah) Mary Charles between 1931 and 1966. The collection showcases Charles' activity as a liscensed pilot. The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1931 and 1936.

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Creators:
Bowman, Les (Leslie)
Bowman, Martie (Marguerite)
Bowman, Larnie
Dates:
1923-1987
bulk 1923-1950
Size:
1.28 Cubic feet (1 records center box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Bowman Family Papers contain 1.28 cubic feet of material related to the aviation careers of Leslie (Les), Marguerite (Martie), and Larnie Bowman.

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