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Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
15 videotapes (Reference copies). 23 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9536
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Healy, Roy
Dates:
bulk 1930s-1960s
Size:
8 Cubic Feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection of papers consists of approximately 8 cubic feet of material chronicling Roy Healy's lifelong interest in rocketry and his career as a rocket engineer. The collection includes correspondence; technical manuals; technical drawings; book manuscripts; articles; reports; slides; photographic prints; publications; scrapbooks; and pamphle...

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Creators:
S. Sidney Pike Skywriting Corporation of America
Pike, S. Sidney
Dates:
1923-1964
bulk 1930-1940
Size:
5.5 Linear feet (4 flat boxes, 1 document box, 1 slim document box)
9 Film reels (5 16mm films - runtime 41:59 4 35mm films - runtime 27:04)
4 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Skywriting, defined as the process of writing a name or message with smoke from an aircraft against a blue sky, began in England after World War I, the brainchild of Major John C. Savage, Royal Air Force (RAF). His first successful demonstration was at the Derby at Epsom Downs, in May 1922, when Captain Cyril Turner wrote "Daily Mail" above the track. In October of that year, Turner travelled to the United States and wrote "Hello U.S.A." above New York City. Allan J. Cameron, along with Leroy Van Patten established the Skywriting Corporation of America at Curtiss Field, an American branch of Savage's original company. They acquired the patents for mixing the writing gas in the United States and as a result controlled the market for years. In 1923, using the Skywriting Corporation, the American Tobacco Company launched the first skywriting advertising campaign for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Pepsi-Cola Corporation became one of the longest-running contractors of skywriting; in the late 1930s and mid 1940s, it contracted or owned a total of 14 aircraft. In 1940 alone, Pepsi contracted for 2,225 writings over 48 states, Mexico, Canada, South America and Cuba.

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Dates:
1890-1948
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1446
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photographs and advertisements related to women working in industry dating from 1890 to 1948.

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Creators:
Lawrance Aero-Engine Corporation
Dates:
[ca. 1910s-1920s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0579
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains the following: documentation pertaining to the production and endurance test results of the J-1 Engine; engineering data for the Model Z-5 and the Model B engine; five engineering drawings for various parts; photographs;correspondence; price listings; lists of engines by serial number; service notes; calculations; and an ob...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Postcards (color halftone)
8 color postcards
10 photographic postcards
11 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2002-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting the people and landscape of Panama, Morocco and the Azores. The collection includes images of villages and structures in Panama, Andre Leconte postcards of Morocco and northern Africa, and an aerial view of an island in the Azores. Also included is a leaflet describing the history and culture of the Azores.

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National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1962-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records consist of correspondence, awards and certificates, articles and biographical materials about Laybourne, law enforcement files, and research materials.

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Creators:
Blaisdell, Kenneth
Dates:
1942-1944
Size:
29 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Kenneth Blaisdell while he was stationed with the United States Army in Assam. They document Konyak Naga people, villages, and activities, including work for the United States Army. There are also some images of Gurkha soldiers. The original prints were in an album; photocopies of these are available with the collection.

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Creators:
Willis, Stephen
Dates:
bulk 2003-2007
Size:
0.4 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 36 drawings, drawn by Stephen Willis from document research and measurements of the Flettner components at Midland Air Museum.

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Creators:
Pace, Joseph J.
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0100
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs and negatives documenting the aircraft, equipment, operations, and recreational activities in the Malir area. The material includes images of recruit processing at Landhi Field and operations at the Landhi Flexible Gunnery Training Unit, as well as a typed list of special orders and addresses in use.

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