Query: World War I, 1914-1918
William H. Leininger Collection
Creators:
Leininger, William H., 1894-1991
Dates:
1917-1926
Size:
1.59 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material documenting Leininger's World War I career: letters to his family, 1917-1919; a scrapbook containing photographs from his World War I experiences; a 1917 diary; orders and military papers; and his autobiography: 'The Restless Eagle.'

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in NASM.1994.0025 for World War I, 1914-1918
97th Aero Squadron Notebook and Photo Album [Gamm]
Creators:
Gamm, Edward Joseph, 1893-1977.
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a small pocket diary full of Edward Joseph Gamm's handwritten notes on various aspects of aircraft maintenance and a photo album assembled by Gamm containing photographs from his time in France serving with the 97th Aero Squadron.

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in NASM.2017.0044 for World War I, 1914-1918
Kelly Field Photo Album
Creators:
Freeman, Orville Burch, 1893-1966
Dates:
1910s to 1920s
Size:
0.08 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Orville Burch Freeman (1893-1966) served with the US Army Air Service as an aviator, and later as a flight instructor, at Kelly Field, Texas during World War I and in the interwar period.

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in NASM.2020.0021 for World War I, 1914-1918
Walter E. Johnson Scrapbook
Creators:
Johnson, Florence
Dates:
1910-1978
bulk 1910-1915
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0068
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook was kept by Johnson's wife Florence, and is a collection of photographs and newspaper clippings outlining his career. It also contains correspondence written to Mrs. Johnson concerning her husband.

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in NASM.1987.0068 for World War I, 1914-1918
American Expeditionary Forces 69th Balloon Company Prints [Morgan Album]
Creators:
Morgan , Fred
Dates:
1918
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (legal folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1208
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nine copy prints of Fred Morgan and the 69th Balloon Company, American Expeditionary Forces, circa fall 1918.

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in NASM.XXXX.1208 for World War I, 1914-1918
Harold F. Pierce Aviation Medicine Collection
Creators:
Pierce, Harold Fisher, 1889-1963
Dates:
1909-1985
Size:
3.27 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes; 1 legal half-size document box; 3 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Harold F. Pierce collection consists of documents relating to Pierce's career in aviation medicine, particularly his service as a flight surgeon in World War I and World War II and his work on the Henderson Pierce rebreathing apparatus. Materials include correspondence, photographs, military records, certificates, technical drawings, and news clippings.

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in NASM.2014.0044 for World War I, 1914-1918
Leslie A. A. Benson Collection
Creators:
Benson, Leslie A. A.
Dates:
1917-1919
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mostly of photographs of AEF aircraft and crews on the field, with photos both loose and in a scrapbook. Documents and unit patches are also to be found in these materials. Folder 1: Includes Benson's AEF identity card, a clipping and photo of Benson, seemingly taken from a scrapbook, and various photographs of World War I aircraft such as the DH-4 and Salmson 2, along with crews. Each image in this folder is accompanied by a 4x5" negative. Folder 2: Approximately 50 loose photographs of various sizes of World War I units and their air crews on the field. Folder 3: Documentary materials (approximately 40 pages) including letters of recommendation, an officer's record book, sugar permit, and discharge certificate. Folder 4: Photo album commemorating AEF members (approximately 50 photos). Endpapers have various uniform insignia affixed, both that of the Allied forces and of the Central Powers. Note: Folder 4 includes small 1 3/4x2 3/4" photo of Ruth Law beside wing strut, in uniform.

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in NASM.1997.0047 for World War I, 1914-1918
Ruth Law Collection
Creators:
Law, Ruth
Dates:
bulk 1916-1919
1912-1963
Size:
1.67 Cubic feet (1 flatbox; 1 slim legal document case)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0387
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ruth Law was the third American woman to earn her pilot's license. The Ruth Law Collection chronicles her aviation career with most materials dating from 1916 to 1919. The largest part of the collection is a scrapbook, with additional loose materials, containing the following types of items: photographs; newspaper clippings; correspondence; magazine articles; programs; and ribbons.

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in NASM.XXXX.0387 for World War I, 1914-1918
Horace Pippin notebooks and letters
Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
circa 1920, 1943
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters written by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The three notebooks and notebook fragments contain Pippin's World War I memoirs written in the 1920s, one of which is illustrated by Pippin with six drawings of war scenes. Two letters are dated 1943 and circa 1943. One of the letters is written to "Dear Friends" and begins with "life story of art."; the other is written to dealer Robert Carlen about showing his painting Domino [Game] Players.

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in AAA.pipphora for World War I, 1914-1918
Howard Franklin Wehrle Scrapbook
Creators:
Wehrle, Howard Franklin, 1890-1964
Dates:
1923-1931
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Howard Franklin Wehrle Scrapbook Collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Wehrle including newspaper articles on aviation, copies of Wehrle's 1929 column, "Flying – America's Path to Greatness," and articles detailing Wehrle's activities in the aviation industry.

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in NASM.2000.0069 for World War I, 1914-1918
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