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Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0824
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Hermann Koehl, Baron Guenther von Huenefeld, and James Fitzmaurice piloted the first westward transatlantic flight (1928), from Dublin, Ireland to Greenly Island, Quebec in the "Bremen", a Junkers W-33 monoplane. This collections consists of a signed photograph and a commemorative postcard of the flight.

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Creators:
Hernick, John
Dates:
bulk 1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six 3 by 4.5 inch black and white snapshots of Amelia Earhart in March of 1937, in Honolulu, Hawaii, during her first attempt at the around-the-world flight. The snapshots include images of Earhart and Paul Mantz, as well as shots of her aircraft, the Lockheed Model 10-E Electra, NR16020. The photographs were taken by Jo...

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Graf Zeppelin (Airship)
Dates:
bulk 1929
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((3 photographs))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three black and white 3.25 by 4.5 inch snapshots presumedly taken from the Graf Zeppelin, LZ-127, as it made its 1929 World Flight. Two of the images show what appears to be Siberia, while the third shows an unidentified German city.

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Dates:
bulk 2009
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 8.5 x 11 x 1 inch bound volume Master's thesis entitled "Pioneers of Flight: an Analysis of Gender Issues in United States Civilian (Sport) and Commercial Aviation 1920-1940" by Bieke Gils, in fulfillment of a Master's Degree of Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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Creators:
Schieferecke, Kathryn
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) inaugurated transatlantic air mail service under scheduled contract (Foreign Air Mail FAM 18) in 1939. This collection consists of a letter from Kathryn Schieferecke to her two children, Laurence and Bernadine, sent through the New York postmaster. Mrs. Schieferecke arranged for the letter to be flown on the first transatlantic airmail flight operated by Pan American Airways (Pan Am).

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Creators:
Vieta, Robert S.
Dates:
1970-1971
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations, used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam.

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Dates:
1936-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (One folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0860
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Gregory H. "Pappy" Boyington (1912-1988) was a U.S. Marine Corps aviator. He served with Gen. Claire Chennault's 1st American Volunteer Group - the "Flying Tigers", and later commanded Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (VMF-214), famed as the "Black Sheep Squadron". This collection consists of Boyington's Aviators Flight Log Book, numbered 266, covering training at Quantico, Virginia and Basic School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936-1939.

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Creators:
Lebow, Eileen F.
Dates:
1911 - 1976
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one cubic foot of research material gathered by Eileen Lebow to write Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fiz: The First Transcontinental Flight. The following types of material are included, which trace Rodgers' flight: copy photographs; vintage prints and postcards; copies of newspaper articles; and brochures.

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Creators:
Maloney, Vance James, Sr.
Dates:
1924, Circa 1928
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1924, the US Army Air Service sent four specially-built aircraft, the Douglas World Cruisers (DWC) Seattle, Chicago,Boston, and New Orleans on an around the world flight. Vance James Maloney, Sr. was serving as a missionary in Amoy, China in June 1924 when the world flyers made a refueling stop there. This collection consists of three photographs taken by Maloney during that refueling stop, as well as a copy of a 1924 letter written by Maloney to his parents in which he mentions the flight, along with a copy of a ten-page autobiography written by Maloney circa 1968 that includes several passages that relate to the flight.

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Creators:
Smith, Richard K.
Dates:
circa 1918-1969
Size:
1.9 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0418
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 50th Anniversary of the NC-4 Transatlantic Flight Collection [Smith] Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, published materials, maps, and photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of aircraft logs, naval ship logs, weather reports, progress reports, biographies of the participants, information on the construction of the NC Aircraft and the general planning for the flight, and original material on the thirtieth and fiftieth anniversaries of the flight.

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