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Creators:
Levy, Howard, 1921-2010
Dates:
bulk 1937-2009
Size:
185.43 Cubic feet ((215 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 200 linear feet of collection material consisting mostly of Mr. Levy's photography. The following formats are represented: black and white negatives; black and white prints; color transparencies; and 35mm slides. The collection also includes articles written by Levy and the reference material he gathered to write those s...

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Creators:
Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963
Dates:
1906-1965
bulk 1912-1930
Size:
1.04 Linear feet
1.09 Cubic feet (1 records center box; 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Major General Frank Purdy Lahm (1877-1963) was the first balloon pilot, the first airship pilot, and the first airplane pilot in the US Army. Like his father, Frank Samuel Lahm, his early interest was in ballooning, and in 1906 he won the James Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race. In 1909 Lahm and Lt. Frederick E. Humphreys were trained by Orville and Wilbur Wright to fly the first plane the US Army purchased from the Wrights. In 1912 he was made commanding officer of the US Army Flying School in the Philippines, and during World War I he was commander of the Second Army Air Service. Following the war Lahm founded the Air Corps Training Center at Randolph Field, a source of great pride to him, but was reassigned in 1931 as air attaché and later military attaché to France and Belgium. When Lahm retired from the military in 1941 he had distinguished himself as recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and the French Legion of Honor. This collection consists of photographs and news clippings detailing Lahm's military career and his personal life.

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Dates:
bulk 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0934
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 3.75 x 5.75 inch hand-drawn and hand-colored cartoon, on cardstock, depicting Theodore Roosevelt, dressed as a "Rough Rider," piloting an airplane that has an American flag attached to its tail. All text on the cartoon is handwritten in black ink in French. The piece is dated November 1912 and is marked no. 4 in a seri...

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Dates:
bulk 1922
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0091
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes a map of the flight and seven photographs. Two photos are of the Fairey IIID Mk. II Seaplane "Lusitânia," Three are of the Fairey IIID Seaplane "Santa Cruz," the airplane which made the flight, and one of those three includes the pilots, Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho and Artur de Sacadura Cabral. The remaining two photos are o...

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Creators:
Kirkpatrick, James J, 1922-2008
Dates:
bulk 1943-1946
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eighty color 35 mm slides taken by 1st Lt. James J. Kirkpatrick, U. S. Army Air Corps, during his World War II service in the Pacific Theater. The collection also contains Kirkpatrick's pilot log (1943-1946) and five copy prints of Kirkpatrick and the aircraft he flew -- a Douglas C-47 Skytrain and a Curtiss C-46 Command...

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Creators:
Hitt, Ward Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1950-1951
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook detailing Ward Hitt's Korean War service

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Creators:
Best, Sherman V., Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Size:
47 digital images
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 47 images relating to Sherman V. Best, Jr.'s military service and the Martin (Glenn L.) B-26B Marauder (Model 179B) "Flak Bait." All were taken in the European theater during World War II, with the exception of one image taken of "Flak Bait" on display at the National Air and Space Museum. The images are scans made from ...

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Creators:
Landmann, Werner.
Dates:
1923-1924
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1150
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of a small 7 x 10 inch photo album entitled "Ro II 1., Marz - Juni 1924 [March - June 1924]" which is believed to have belonged to Werner Landmann.

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Creators:
Bensen, Igor.
Dates:
bulk 1978
Size:
Enter vol amt Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the Bensen B-8 Gyro-Glider documentation: Building and Operating Manual; plan drawings; Rotorcraft Dictionary; Bensen-related brochures; list of tools needed to build a gyrocopter; Building and Operating Material Specifications for Bensen Models B-8 and B-8M; Catalog No. 81 and order form; Installment Purchase Plan docum...

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Creators:
United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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