Query: Military intelligence
Ralph Baer Innovative Lives Presentation
Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Harrison, William
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2009-08-15-2009
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1179
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In a moderated conversation about his life and work, Baer reenacts, with his partner William Harrison, the first time he played "Oddyssey", the first home video game for the consumer market, which he invented, and answers questions from the audience.

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2nd Observation Unit Photography, Philippines [Tweedy]
Creators:
Tweedy, George M., Major, 1915-2001
Dates:
bulk 1937-1938
Size:
0.11 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of 65 negatives taken in 1937 and 1938 by Major Tweedy who was an Aerial Photographer with the 2nd Observation Unit, stationed at Nichols Field, Philippines. Along with images of Nichols Field and officers of the squadrons based there, the following aircraft are featured: Boeing P-12 (Model 102), Boeing P-26, Thomas-Morse O …

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Francis Gary Powers Collection
Creators:
Powers, Francis Gary, 1929-1977
Dates:
1929-1986
bulk 1952-1977
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Francis Gary Powers's flying career in the Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency, and later pursuits. The majority of the documents deal with the May 1960 U-2 incident, in which Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaisance mission and imprisoned. Materials include: logbooks; flight records from his military and civilian careers; a pocket diary and journal he kept during his Soviet imprisonment; letters to his parents; materials collected by his parents as his father attempted to visit him including a telegram from Nikita Khrushchev and a New Testament given to Powers by his mother during his Soviet trial; Congressional hearing material; newspaper articles; Life magazine; and several photographs of Powers.

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Saul Nesbitt Papers
Creators:
Nesbitt, Saul, 1920-1993
Dates:
1951-1984
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1275
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Background and biographical information consists of Nesbitt's resume, an artist/designer statement, list of clients and accomplishments of Nesbitt Associates, Ltd., press releases, articles, and photographs of the designer.,The materials in this collection document Nesbitt's work from 1951 through 1984.

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Benjamin Layton collection
Creators:
Layton, Benjamin
Dates:
circa 1865-1977
Size:
3.45 Linear feet (5 boxes; 1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Benjamin Layton collection documents the life, family history, and interests of Benjamin T. Layton. Items date from circa 1865 to 1977. The collection measures 3.45 linear feet and is composed of newsletters, clippings, pamphlets, newspapers, correspondence, certificates, photographs, memorabilia, books, stamps, etchings, and programs.

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Fairchild KS-25 High Acuity Camera System Collection
Creators:
Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Dates:
1956-1967
Size:
2.57 Cubic feet (2 record center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the development and testing of the f/4 achromatic lens system. The material includes test data, photographs, and drawings, as well as correspondence detailing Baker's successful fight to secure a patent on the lens system.

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Edo Aircraft Corporation Collection
Creators:
Edo Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1925-1970
bulk 1927-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the EDO Aircraft Corporation, mostly from the 1920s-1940s. The following types of material are included: company correspondence, photographs, brochures, price lists and float specifications, and annual reports.

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Alexander Lippisch Photograph Collection
Creators:
Lippisch, Alexander, 1894-1976
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1950s]
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs and drawings of the tailless and all-wing aircraft with which Lippisch was involved. Many of the photographs appear in Lippisch's book 'The Delta Wing: A History and Development.'

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Donald J. Ritchie Collection
Creators:
Ritchie, Donald Jeanne, 1920-
Dates:
1955-1976
bulk 1960-1970
Size:
13.08 Cubic feet (12 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0088
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Ritchie's research files. The material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings, photos, drawings, and Soviet books detailing Russian missile and rocket development during the 1960s. The collection also includes copies of Ritchie's reports during his tenure at Bendix and manuscripts of various chapters of his book 'Rocket …

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John Clifford Shaw Papers
Creators:
Shaw, J. Clifford (John Clifford), 1922-1991
Dates:
1933-1993
bulk 1950-1971
Size:
20.5 Cubic feet (59 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0580
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John Clifford Shaw papers contain reports, research notes, correspondence, memorandum, and diagrams documenting Shaw's development of one of the earliest list processing languages (IPL) and an early interactive, time sharing program, the JOHNNIAC Open Shop System (JOSS). The collection also contains printed material on the RAND Corporation and the evolution of the artificial intelligence and electronic computer industry in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition there is biographical material documenting Shaw's personal interests, family, and academic career.

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