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Amundsen and Ellsworth 1925 Arctic Expedition Glass Plates [Dietrichson]

Names:
Amundsen, Roald  Search this
Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box (23 glass lantern slides))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Place:
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration
Date:
bulk 1925
Summary:
The collection consists of 23 hand-colored glass lantern slides of images taken during the 1925 Arctic expedition attempt by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 23 3.25 x 3.25 inch (8 x 8 cm) hand-colored glass lantern slides made by the Worm-Petersen studio (Oslo, Norway) of images taken during the Amundsen and Ellsworth 1925 Arctic expedition.
Biographical / Historical:
Roald Amundsen was an accomplished Norwegian explorer. American Lincoln Ellsworth was the son of a multimillionaire, with degrees from Columbia and Yale, trained as an aviator during World War I. Together, with four other men, they attempted to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats, simply named N24 and N25. Each aircraft had twin Rolls-Royce 365-hp water-cooled Eagle engines mounted on top of the wing structure, one facing forward, the other facing aft. The Dorniers were constructed with duralumin flat-bottomed fuselages and projecting sponsons to stabilize the craft in the water. The expedition left from King's Bay Svalbard (Spitsbergen) Norway on 21 May 1925. The N24 was piloted by Norwegian naval Lieutenant Leif Dietrichson, with Ellsworth and mechanic Osker Omdal. Amundsen was aboard the N25 with Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen as pilot and German mechanic Ludwig (also known as Karl) Feucht. After several hours of flight, the N24 engine temperature began to rise uncontrollably, and by 5:00 am on the 22nd Amundsen decided to land both planes to refill the tanks. They were still over 120 miles from the Pole and had drifted off course, 22 degrees west. It would take 25 days of surviving the Arctic climate before they could free the planes from the ice by creating a hard ice runway using only makeshift tools. On June 15, the six men took flight aboard the N25, leaving the crippled N24 behind. Almost 24 hours later they were able to land on the choppy waters of the Hinlopen Strait, where they flagged down and were able to board the Sjoliv, a Norwegian seal-hunting ship, for their final journey back to King's Bay. By June 25th the N25 was safely recovered and on July 5th Amundsen and Ellsworth with the rest of the crew flew the N-25 to Olso for a heroes' reception and audience with King Haakon of Norway.
Provenance:
P.W.K. Dietrichson, Gift, NASM.XXXX.0494
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions  Search this
North Pole -- Aerial Exploration  Search this
Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Citation:
Amundsen and Ellsworth 1925 Arctic Expedition Glass Plates [Dietrichson], Acc. XXXX.0491, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0491
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Amundsen and Ellsworth 1925 Arctic Expedition Glass Plates [Dietrichson]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0491
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World War II German Aircraft and Missile Photography [Porter]

Extent:
287 Megabytes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Megabytes
Digital images
Date:
bulk 1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 14 digital image scans of the following German aircraft and missiles, probably largely taken at the Messerschmitt complex in Oberammergau, Germany, after its capture by American Forces in 1945: Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow); Enzian Flak Missile; Heinkel He 162 Spatz (Sparrow) Volksjager (People's Fighter); Feuerlilie (Fire Lily) F-55 Missile; Messerschmitt Me 262; Messerschmitt P.1101; and the Heinkel-Hirth 109-011 (HeS 011) Turbojet.
Provenance:
W. Daniel Porter, Gift, 2016
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow)  Search this
Heinkel-Hirth 109-011 (HeS 011) Turbojet  Search this
Messerschmitt P.110  Search this
Heinkel He 162 Spatz (Sparrow) Volksjager (People's Fighter)  Search this
Feuerlilie (Fire Lily) F-55 Missile  Search this
Enzian Flak Missile  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Citation:
World War II German Aircraft and Missile Photography [Porter], Accession 2017-0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2017.0014
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2017-0014

Aircraft Photographs [Stead]

Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1940-1949
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 77 copy prints of Luftwaffe and American World War II aircraft, including: Dornier Do 17; Heinkel He 111; Focke-Wulf FW 200; Junkers Ju 88; Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress; Martin B-26 Marauder; Northrop P-61A Black Widow; Douglas A-20 Havoc; and Consolidated B-24 Liberator. There are also a large number of nose art images. The Boeing B-17 aircraft pictured are Eighth Air Force; some Ninth Air Force aircraft are also included.
An additional seven copy prints were added in the Fall of 1997: five of the images were of the Travel Air 2000, and two of the images were of the de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4. The donor also donated several copies of color advertisements for the Northrop P-61.
Provenance:
Robert Stead, Gift, 1997
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family  Search this
Martin B-26 Marauder Family  Search this
Douglas A-20 Havoc Family  Search this
Consolidated B-24 Liberator  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Travel Air 2000  Search this
Dornier Do 17 Family  Search this
Heinkel He 111 Family  Search this
Northrop P-61A Black Widow  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Aircraft Photographs [Stead], Accession 1997-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0012
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0012

Airline Ephemera Collection [Pullman]

Creator:
Pullman, Henry W.  Search this
Names:
Pullman, Henry W.  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1928-1956
bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists the following ephemeral items documenting Pullman's travels: photographs and postcards, including three images of Wolfgang von Gronau's Dornier Wal; certificates - one "Jupter Rex," for crossing the equator and one "Clipper Club," for flying around the world; and a red 10x13" scrapbook containing baggage labels, postcards, menus, guest lists, hotel and travel literature, decals, and tickets and napkins which were souvenirs from events and places he visited during his travels. A technical manual for Air-Ground Communication, 2 December 1941, was also donated.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry W. Pullman's job as the export manager for a major oil tool company required him to travel extensively from the late 1920s to the 1950s. Pullman used the following airlines in his travels: Trans World Airlines (TWA); Pan American Airways; Royal Dutch Air Lines (KLM); Royal Netherlands Indies Airways; and American Airlines.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Henry Pullman, gift, 1993, 1993-0018, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Dornier Do J Wal (Whale)(Do 16)  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.1993.0018
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1993-0018

Emil Tkachick Photograph Collection

Creator:
Tkachick, Emil  Search this
Names:
Naviera Colombiana  Search this
Carmichael, Don  Search this
Stevenson, Charles E.  Search this
Tkachick, Emil  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1938-1949
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of photographs of aircraft and personnel of the Naviera Colombiana, along with photographs of seaplanes taken by Emil Tkachick. The following aircraft are represented: Consolidated PB2Y-3R 'Coronado' at Miami, FL; Northrop Gamma 2D, TWA; and Martin PBM-5 Mariner; Kawanishi H8K2 'Emily'; and the Dornier DO-335A-O 'Pfeil'. There are also prints of a tractor used to pull the Naviera Colombiana's Martin PBM-5 Mariners; of Don Carmichael, director of the Colombian freight operation Naviera Colombiana's Division; of Charles E. Stevenson, Chief of Inspection for Colombiana freight operation Naviera Colombiana; and of Emil Tkachick, in sea anchor cowling-up the engine of one of the Naviera Colombiana's Martin PBM-5s.
Biographical / Historical:
The Naviera Colombiana was a short lived (1938-1949?) flying boat freight operation, operating out of Barranquille, Columbia.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Emil Tkachick, Gift, 1990, 1990-0057, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- South America  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Consolidated PB2Y-3 Coronado  Search this
Northrop Gamma 2D  Search this
Martin PBM-5 Mariner (Model 162F)  Search this
Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow)  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- South America  Search this
Kawanishi H8K Emily (Navy Type 2 Flying Boat Model 12)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1990.0057
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1990-0057

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