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Creators:
Jones, Ernest La Rue, 1883-1955
Dates:
1906-1960
Size:
17.38 Cubic feet (41 letter document boxes; 1 slim legal document box; 2 flatboxes; 2 microfilm cases)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0096
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection (NASM.XXXX.0096) contains approximately 17 cubic feet of material comprised of the works of this early aviation historian and materials relating to his career and personal life. The collection includes original correspondence, photographs, published material, and various other media.

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Zeppelin (Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH) (Germany)
Dates:
1936
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0872
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one menu from Emma Kauert's trip on the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg from October 9-11, 1936.

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Creators:
White, Dale L., Sr., 1899-1977
Dates:
1932-2013
bulk 1932-1939
Size:
2.26 Linear feet (2 legal-sized boxes; 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Dale L., White, Sr., Papers consist of material relating to the aviation career of Dale L. White, Sr., including his attendance at the Curtiss Wright Aeronautical University and his piloting of the "Goodwill Flight" from Chicago, Illinois, to Washington, DC, to lobby for African-Americans to be able to join the US Army Air Corps. The bulk of the collection covers his flying years between 1932 and 1941, though personal materials from a later date are also included. Materials included are photographs, negatives, telegrams, a scrapbook, aeronautical textbooks, aeronautical notebook, DVDs, newspaper and magazine articles, pilot log books, pilot licenses, and related information.

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Dates:
June 16, 1927
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 booklet, 12.5 x 9.5 inches)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0542
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one menu (program booklet) from the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc. dinner held at the Hotel Waldorf-Astoria on June 16, 1927, commemorating Charles A. Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight.

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Read, A. C. (Albert Cushing), 1887-1967
Dates:
1919-1946
bulk May 1919 to June 1919
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet (1 legal document box, three oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0391
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rear Admiral Albert C. Read (1887-1967) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1907 and became Naval Aviator #24 in July 1915. In 1919, Read was the commander of the Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic. The NC-4 covered 2150 nautical miles, from Nova Scotia to the Azores. The NC-4 was joined in the flight by the Curtiss NC-1 and Curtiss NC-3, but both the NC-1 and NC-3 were forced to land in the open sea. This collection consists of the following: black scrapbook containing photographs with US Navy numbers; newspaper front pages; reports; cable grams; signals and dispatches; the NC-4 log; biography of Read; and correspondence.

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Creators:
Parker, Evan Jenkins, 1885-1966
Dates:
1908-1966
Size:
328 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0348
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a red scrapbook, with the following title: "Pioneer Dirigible Flights 1908, 1910, 1911." The scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper articles and programs documenting Evan Jenkins Parker's dirigible career and his involvement in the Early Birds.

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Creators:
United States. National Transportation Safety Board
Wesche, William A., Jr.
Dates:
1946
1960 - 1961
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (2 legal folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0059
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating the 1960 New York Mid-Air Collision including FAA and CAB reports on the accident and material relating to the National Transportation Safety Board's formal hearing, including testimony by William A. Wesche, Jr.

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Creators:
Arnold, Leslie P.
Dates:
1924
Size:
1.32 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes and 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0518
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1924, as a lieutenant in the Army Air Service, Leslie P. Arnold was a crew member in one of the three Army planes that flew 27,000 miles around the world in 175 days. This collection consists of Leslie Arnold's handwritten diary and annotated navigational charts of the journey as well as a scrapbook with images of the trip including the aircraft, gasoline tanks, pilot crew, and air-to air shots.

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Creators:
Howard, Fred.
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.8 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The first crossing of the United States by airplane was achieved by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in 1911 in his Wright EX biplane, named the Vin Fiz.

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Creators:
Mock, Geraldine L. "Jerrie"
Dates:
1963-1964
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0833
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock was the first woman to fly solo around the world and the holder of 21 world records overall. This collection consists of materials pertaining to Mock's flight around the world.

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