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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Hardesty, Von, 1939-
Dates:
1917-2000
bulk 1981-1986
Size:
13.38 Cubic feet (11 legal document boxes, 1 shoe box (5 x 8 inches), 6 records center boxes )
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of background material collected in support of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibit "Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation" (opened in 1982) and its companion book (published 1983) by curators Von Hardesty and Dominick Pisano, a related symposium, educational materials, and a travelling version of the exhibit. The collection contains photographs and textual materials used in the exhibit and book, internal correspondence and memoranda, and a large amount of material gathered for research purposes but not used in any "Black Wings" production.

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Creators:
United States. Army. Air Corps
Dates:
bulk 1945
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 504 black and white photographs, mostly taken on Tinian Island during World War II. The photographs are snapshots or small reproductions of official Army Air Corps photography taken by 20th Air Force photographers. The photos show daily activities on Tinian, including shots of base facilities, interactions with local peo...

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Creators:
Hawkins, Williams B.
Dates:
bulk 1940-1949
Size:
0.63 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following four scrapbooks chronicling the aviation career of Colonel William B. Hawkins, especially his service with the 2nd Air Commandos Group during World War II: one 12 by 15 inch cream colored scrapbook, entitled "China 1942-1944" and "RAF 1949," containing newspaper clippings regarding World War II in China and...

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Dates:
bulk 1940-1949
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 77 copy prints of Luftwaffe and American World War II aircraft, including: Dornier Do 17; Heinkel He 111; Focke-Wulf FW 200; Junkers Ju 88; Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress; Martin B-26 Marauder; Northrop P-61A Black Widow; Douglas A-20 Havoc; and Consolidated B-24 Liberator. There are also a large number of nose art images. ...

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Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973
Dates:
1926-1973, with related material from 2011
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence between Charles G. Abbot and Frances E. Escherich. Materials also include photographs, clippings and publications. Escherich worked for the FBI during World War II and was a neighbor of Abbot during that time.

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Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990
Dates:
1923-1990
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of photographs of J. F. Gates Clarke and his family; correspondence concerning his work in the Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History; and Clarke's World War II Army records.

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National Museum of the American Indian. Community and Constituent Services Department. Professional Outreach
Dates:
1971, 1977-1978, 1987-1988, 1995-2007
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the research, planning, and execution of the traveling exhibition, Native Words, Native Warriors, which honors and documents the role of Native American servicemen who used their indigenous languages on behalf of the United States military during World War I and World War II. This travelin...

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Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (Legal Folder (creased at 2nd score))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0074
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of forty 4 by 5 inch b/w copy negatives relating to the 477th Bombardment Group training activities in the United States, May 1944 to January 1945.

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Dates:
1998
Size:
541 Slides (photographs) (+master guide +special guide)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1988-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A published instructional slide set of African and Middle Eastern scenes that is part of a larger slide set of "The World History Slide Collection".

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Creators:
Butler, Robert
Dates:
bulk 1942-1945
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following: fourteen negatives; a folder of calendars and invitations from the French Brigade de Bombardement (31st and 34 Escadres); a few articles written by Robert Butler; a propaganda leaflet in Arabic (probably for Operation Torch); a brochure on Edinburgh, Scotland, for the U.S. Armed Forces; and 138 black and w...

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