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Creators:
Voortmeyer, William B.
Dates:
bulk 1927-1952
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 letter document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following items documenting the career of Captain William B. Voortmeyer: newspaper clippings; photocopies of four photographs; a CD copy of Voortmeyer's unpublished manuscript, "The Rise of Air Power Over the Pacific," 1941; Air Navigation, textbook for the Air Training Center by Voortmeyer; manuscript of "The Modern...

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Dates:
1911-1944
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0650
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains examples of pilot's licenses that were issued in the early 20th century. It includes licenses from various nations such as France, Italy, Canada and the United States.

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Creators:
Pywell, Wm. R. (William Redish), 1843-1886
Dates:
1873
Size:
13 Photographic prints (silver gelatin contact prints)
10 Glass negatives (collodion stereo negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.166
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by William R. Pywell documenting the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873. They comprise images of the expedition's camps, transportation, and members including George Armstrong Custer and Bloody Knife. The collection contains images of human remains.

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Creators:
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861
Dates:
circa 1852-1855
Size:
1 Daguerreotypes (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.405
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Daguerreotype of Dr. Peter Wilson (Cayuga) given to Philip Evan Thomas.

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Creators:
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1884-1885
Size:
78 Prints (circa, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.6A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Army Medical Museum photographs prepared under the supervision of John Shaw Billings and Washington Matthews, and created by superimposing images of several skulls for comparative purposes. Each image has a caption that includes tribal or racial identification, number of skulls photographed, photograph number, negative number, and data on photogra...

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Dates:
circa 1631-1973
Size:
78 Maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 78 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

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Creators:
Smith, C. Hadley, 1910-2004.
Dates:
1948-1965
Size:
0.21 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Mohawk Airlines was founded in 1945 as Robinson Aviation and was based out of Ithaca Municipal Airport in New York. C. Hadley Smith (1910-2004) began taking photographs at age five and received formal training in photography at the Patuxent River Naval Air Base where he served as a Photographer's Mate First Class during World War II. After the war, he began his career as a commercial photographer in Ithaca, New York. One of his clients was Robinson Aviation, later Mohawk Airlines. This collection consists of approximately 250 images taken by C. Hadley Smith pertaining to Mohawk Airlines, and a few from their predecessor Robinson Aviation.

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Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909
Dates:
circa 1864-1865
Size:
4 Cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.098
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of four cartes-de-visite portraits of Native American men involved in the Dakota War of 1862. Individuals were photographed by Joel Emmons Whitney between approximately 1864 and 1865. Reprints of these cartes-de-visite were later sold by Whitney and Charles Alfred Zimmerman in their St. Paul, Minnesota studio throughout the...

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Creators:
Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949
McGee, W J, 1853-1912
Dates:
circa 1903-1904
Size:
6 Prints (duplicates not counted, silver gelatin)
1 Color lithograph
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.121
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and a lithograph probably collected by W J McGee during the first decade of the 20th century. The photographs were probably made by Bailey Willis during his 1903 expedition to China and were collected by W. J. McGee for his US Department of Agriculture bulletin on Soil Erosion (1911). Photos document terraced rice fields in China. The l...

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Creators:
Scidmore, Eliza Ruhamah, 1856-1928
Dates:
circa 1914-1916
Size:
50 Negatives (glass)
23 Negatives (nitrate)
120 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.139
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made and collected by Scidmore documenting life in Japan and China. Photos depict people, agriculture, crafting and jewelry, and natural and urban settings. Some additional photographs were made in South America and possibly the Philippines. The collection includes lantern slides published by the William H. Jackson Photo and Publishing ...

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