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Vietnam Color Slides and Archival Material [Keller]

Creator:
Keller, Richard  Search this
Names:
Keller, Richard  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Pamphlets
Date:
1966-1967
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following: United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam 'Command Information,' and 'The Enemy ...in Vietnam,' February 1967; Trainee Handout for Small Arms Training Unit; Ready Reference Facts on South Vietnam; 'Information Guidance for Military Units Alerted for Vietnam,' August 1966; handout on the 366th Tactical Fighter Wing 'Gunfighters' at DaNang Air Base; a North Vietnamese Propaganda Handbook, 1968; four chits, including a safe-conduct pass; and 105 color slides of aircraft, personnel and Vietnamese scenes shot by Keller and copied by the Museum's Photo Lab.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Keller was an Aircraft Electrical Repairman Specialist at Ta Son Nhut AFB RVN during 1966-1967, where he was a North American F-100 maintenance mechanic.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Richard Keller, Gift, 1993, 1993-0025, 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:
North American F-100 Super Sabre (Sabre 45) Family  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Pamphlets
Identifier:
NASM.1993.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1993-0025

Aircraft Propulsion Collection [Mikel]

Names:
United Aircraft Corporation. Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division  Search this
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company  Search this
Extent:
0.41 Cubic feet ((2 boxes and 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Technical manuals
Photographic prints
Drawings
Brochures
Date:
bulk 1917-1985
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of manuals, reports, photographs, drawings, brochures, and other material relating to aircraft propulsion. The following companies are represented: Pratt & Whitney, Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol, Napier, Westinghouse, and Rolls Royce Engines. Besides material on engines and propellers, the collection also contains U.S. Navy Department Power Plant Memorandums and color slides of 1962 and 1964 British air shows.
Provenance:
Ulrika Mikel, Gift, 1994
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:
Propulsion systems  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Photographic prints
Drawings
Brochures
Citation:
Aircraft Propulsion Collection [Mikel], Acc. 1994-0018, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1994.0018
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1994-0018
Additional Online Media:

Flight Testing Exhibit Collection

Extent:
0.49 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Photographic prints
Technical reports
Date:
bulk 1903-1974
Scope and Contents:
This collection is a product of the material gathered for the Flight Testing Exhibit. It includes the following material: technical reports; copy negatives with corresponding photocopies of images used in the exhibit; unidentified miscellaneous negatives which were probably gathered for research but not used in the exhibit; and a script, with negatives and prints, for the Cruise Missile section of the exhibit.
Biographical / Historical:
The Gallery of Flight Testing, which opened in 1976, was designed to exhibit aircraft design concepts and their significance in the story of flight. The exhibit illustrated problems of flight and how many of those problems have been solved.
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
Airplanes, Military -- Flight testing  Search this
Aeronautics designers  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Technical reports
Citation:
Flight Testing Exhibit Collection, 1994-0053, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1994.0053
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1994-0053
Additional Online Media:

Douglas World Cruiser Chicago Photographs

Creator:
Carter, Edward Royden, Sr.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (2 photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1924
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two black and white prints, one approximately 3" x 5 ¼" and the other approximately 3" x 4", of the Douglas World Cruiser Chicago in Hong Kong during the 1924 around-the-world flight.
Biographical / Historical:
Between 6 April and 28 September 1924 a flight of specially designed Douglas aircraft operated by the United States Army Air Service completed the first aerial circumnavigation of the globe. Two of the four Douglas World Cruisers completed the 27,000 mile trip in 371 hours, 11 minutes flying time. On June 9, 1924, the Douglas World Cruiser Chicago stopped in Hong Kong during its historic around-the-world flight. These photographs belonged to Edward Royden Carter, Sr., who was a Navy Seaman aboard the USS Sacramento PG19, which was stationed in Hong Kong in 1924.
Provenance:
Louis W. Clarke, Gift, 2002, NASM.2002.0053.
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:
Naval aviation  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Douglas World Cruiser Chicago Photographs, Acc. NASM.2002.-0053, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2002.0053
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2002-0053
Additional Online Media:

Map, aeronautical chart "Oahu-Saipan (S-144)"

Extent:
1 map (30 x 55.75 inches)
Type:
Archival materials
Maps
Date:
bulk 1944-1945
Scope and Contents:
Map, aeronautical chart "Oahu-Saipan (S-144)" issued by the US Army Air Forces Aeronautical Chart Service, December 1944. Chart has been annotated by Captain Theodore J. "Dutch" Van Kirk, navigator of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay", with the course of that aircraft's return flight from Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, via Kwajelein Atoll, Marshall Islands, to Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii; 1945.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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, Military  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Collection Citation:
Captain Theodore J. "Dutch" Van Kirk Boeing B-29 Enola Gay Route Map, Tinian to Hawaii via Kwajalein , Accession number 2005-0018, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0018, Item NASM-9A05310
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Captain Theodore J. "Dutch" Van Kirk Boeing B-29 Enola Gay Route Map, Tinian to Hawaii via Kwajalein
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2005-0018-ref506

Young, Edward Herbert; Events, Wright Brothers, Fort Myer Trials, 1908

Container:
Folder 1, Item 8
Type:
Archival materials
Ephemera
Date:
1908
Scope and Contents:
Round blue cardboard badge, with string, issued for the Aeronautical Trials of the Wright Military Flyer held at Fort Myer, Virginia, 1908, to Mr. [Edward H.] Young.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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, Military  Search this
Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Kite Aerial Photography [William Eddy], Acc. XXXX-0752, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0752, Item NASM 00181711
See more items in:
Kite Aerial Photography [William Eddy]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0752-ref9

George Meese Photography Collection

Creator:
Meese, George  Search this
Names:
National Air Races  Search this
United States. Army. Air Corps  Search this
United States. Marine Corps -- Aviation  Search this
United States. Navy -- Aviation  Search this
Meese, George  Search this
Extent:
1.4 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 shoebox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 46 polaroid photographs, 412 negatives and 1,466 prints taken by George Meese from the mid-1920s until the late 1930s. This photograph collection focuses on the following aviation subject areas: aircraft at the 1930s National Air Races; World War I German Air Force aircraft; U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy/Marine aircraft, 1918-1941; airliners; record setting aircraft; and aviation personalities.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Richard Segar, unknown, 1990, 1991-0025, 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, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Airplanes -- Germany  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0025
Additional Online Media:

Lieutenant H. E. Linsley World War I Aircraft Photographs

Names:
Great Britain. Royal Air Force  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1916-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of thirteen copy prints of the following World War I aircraft: Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2B, Sopwith F.1 Camel and Sopwith Pup, Avro Type 504, Ansaldo SVA, and SPAD XIII. There is also a print of an aircraft engine and a print of the Royal Air Force Headquarters No. 2 Fighting School.
Biographical / Historical:
H. E. Linsley was a Second Lieutenant serving in the Royal Air Force during World War I as an observer in a Bristol aircraft.
Provenance:
Captain David A. Linsley, 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, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
SPAD XIII (S.13)  Search this
Sopwith F.1 Camel  Search this
Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2B  Search this
Avro Type 504  Search this
Ansaldo SVA  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Lieutenant H. E. Linsley World War I Aircraft Photographs, Accession 1998-0022,National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1998.0022
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1998-0022
Additional Online Media:

John A. Meyer World War II Diaries

Creator:
Meyer, John A.  Search this
Names:
Meyer, John A.  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Date:
1941-1944
Summary:
This collection consists of John A. Meyer's diaries during World War IIs.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Meyer's diaries during World War II and a typewritten transcript of those diaries.
Arrangement:
No arrangement.
Biographical / Historical:
John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine,and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland.
Provenance:
Dr. John A. Meyer, Gift, 1994, NASM.1995.0010
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, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- North Atlantic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
John A. Meyer World War II Diaries, NASM.1995.0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0010
See more items in:
John A. Meyer World War II Diaries
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0010
Additional Online Media:

"Shenandoah Saga" Photographs

Topic:
Shenandoah Saga (monograph)
Creator:
Hook, Thomas S., 1923-  Search this
Names:
ZR-1 Shenandoah (Airship)  Search this
Hook, Thomas S., 1923-  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Correspondence
Publications
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1960s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists both of photographs that appear in the book as well as additional research materials, including: correspondence, printed materials, photographs, and negatives.
Biographical / Historical:
Thom Hook's book, Shenandoah Saga was published in 1973. It was written to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the USS Shenandoah--the first American-built, helium-filled rigid airship. This book traces the history of the naval airship from its preplanning stages to its tragic crash on September 3, 1925.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Thomas Hook, Gift, 1985, 1985-0021, varies (including public domain)
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, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airships  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Correspondence
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.1985.0021
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1985-0021

Fokker T-2 Photograph

Names:
Kelly, Oakley G.  Search this
Macready, John  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 items))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1923
Scope and Contents:
On May 2-3, 1923, Lieutenants John Macready and Oakley G. Kelly piloted a Fokker T-2 non-stop from Long Island, New York, to San Diego, California. This accession consists of a black and white photograph of the Fokker T-2 taken at North Island Naval Air Station. Accompanying the photograph is a transmittal letter from Captain A. B. Mason of the San Diego County sheriff's office.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Mrs. Daryl Ferguson, gift, 1986, 1986-0123, not 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:
Fokker T-2 (F.IV)  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.1986.0123
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1986-0123

"Satan's Angels" 475th Fighter Group in World War II (Diaries and Photographs of George W. Wood, Jr.)

Creator:
Wood, George W., Jr.  Search this
Names:
United States. Army Air Forces. Fifth Air Force. 475th Fighter Group "Satan's Angels"  Search this
Wood, George W., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Date:
1942-1945
Scope and Contents:
The material contained in this accession is on the 475th Fighter Group 'Satan's Angels,' a World War II fighter unit of the Fifth Air Force, Pacific Theater of Operations. George W. Wood Jr. was a radio technician assigned to the group's 433rd Fighter Squadron. Wood documents his war experiences in two personal diaries and a photograph album.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
William R. Wood, Gift, 1987, 1987-0118, 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, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Identifier:
NASM.1987.0118
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1987-0118

World War II Aerial Reconnaissance Photographs [Hedgpeth]

Creator:
Hedgpeth, James A.  Search this
Names:
Hedgpeth, James A.  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Aerial Photographs
Photographs
Date:
1944
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes 75 photographs of Word War II bombings of France, specifically of Cologne. Aerial reconnaissance photographs make up the majority of the collection, although there are also photographs of a mapping room as well as a few pictures taken on the ground of the bombing damage. This collection also includes two prints of a Lockheed P-38 in flight.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
James A Hedgpeth, Jr., Gift, 1989, 1989-0078, unknown
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 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- France  Search this
Aerial reconnaissance  Search this
Photographic reconnaissance systems  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Lockheed P-38 Lightning Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Aerial Photographs
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0078
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0078

India-Burma Headquarters Photograph Collection [Pace]

Creator:
Pace, Joseph J.  Search this
Names:
Pace, Joseph J.  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1944-1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of photographs and negatives documenting the aircraft, equipment, operations, and recreational activities in the Malir area. The material includes images of recruit processing at Landhi Field and operations at the Landhi Flexible Gunnery Training Unit, as well as a typed list of special orders and addresses in use.
Biographical / Historical:
Joseph J. Pace was stationed in Malir, India, at the India-Burma Headquarters where he served as photo chief during World War II (1945) and in 1946. Although much of the information from this post was destroyed, Pace salvaged a portion of the photographs and negatives documenting the activities at the post.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Joseph J. Pace, gift, 1989, 1989-0100, Public Domain
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 -- Campaigns -- Burma  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- India  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics, Military -- Research  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0100
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0100

USS Enterprise Collection [Toll]

Creator:
Toll, Chesley A.  Search this
Names:
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6)  Search this
Toll, Chesley A.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Date:
1940-1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a scrapbook and history on the USS Enterprise, and a few miscellaneous items on Chesley Toll.
Biographical / Historical:
Chesley A. Toll was a chief machinist's mate on the USS Enterprise, and was awarded the Navy Citation award for his work aboard the ship. The USS Enterprise was the only carrier to fight throughout the entire war. It was engaged in every major action, except one, and earned 20 combat stars. 'The Big E,' as the ship was called, shot down 911 enemy aircraft, sunk 71 ships and damaged 192 other ships. Sunk six times according to Japanese propaganda, this carrier received Presidential and Navy Unit Citations. After the war, Toll became a recruiting officer for the Navy.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Lucille Toll, Gift, unknown, 1990-0030, 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:
Naval aviation  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.1990.0030
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1990-0030

Harry Brosius World War II Photograph Collection

Creator:
Brosius, Harry, 1921-[ca.1986]  Search this
Names:
United States. Army Air Forces. 113th Engineer Construction  Search this
United States. Army Air Forces. 1897th Aviation Engineers  Search this
Brosius, Harry, 1921-[ca.1986]  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 49 photographs taken by Brosius during his World War II career. The prints cover the following topics: the Japanese Surrender Delegation, Ie Shima, 1945, (with Douglas C-54 and Mitsubishi G4M in background); scenes from occupied Japan; derelict Japanese aircraft; nose art on Consolidated and North American aircraft; and group insignia and signs for the 113th Engineer Construction and 1897th Aviation Engineers Groups.
Biographical / Historical:
Harry Brosius (1921-1986?) was a Technician Fifth Grade in the 1897th Engineer Battalion that served in the Pacific Theater.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Florence Decker, gift, 1990, 1990-0049, 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:
Airplanes, Military -- Decoration  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1990.0049
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1990-0049

Japanese World War II Aircraft Articles Collection

Creator:
Beilstein, Chris  Search this
Names:
United States Strategic Bombing Survey  Search this
Extent:
2.63 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (2 records center boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Reports
Publications
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1940s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection is a comprehensive survey of Japanese World War II aircraft and information on the various air battles and battles where aviation played a significant role in either defeat or victory. The material primarily consists of articles and photographs clipped from American and Japanese scholarly and general interest aviation magazines. Also included are copies of three United States Strategic Bombing Survey reports written after the war that analyze Japanese strategy and tactics.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Chris Beilstein, gift, 1990, 1990-0055, Public Domain
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
Airplanes -- Japan  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Publications
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1990.0055
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1990-0055

Colonel Ira F. Fravel Collection

Creator:
Fravel, Ira F.  Search this
Names:
United States. Army Air Service. Army Balloon Service  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. Army Balloon School -- Ross Field, Cal.  Search this
Chandler, Charles deForest, 1878-1939.  Search this
Fravel, Ira F.  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Photographs
Date:
1917-1932
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the official correspondence of Ira F. Fravel, while commissioned in the infantry, and later in the Army Balloon School, Army Balloon Service and as commander of Ross Field. A significant portion of this correspondence is with Charles DeForest Chandler, aviation pioneer. There is also personal correspondence as well as photographs and newspaper clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Ira F. Fravel was involved in the Army Air Service Balloon Service from the turn of the century to the 1930s. His achievements included, receiving the first wireless messages in a free balloon (May, 1911), graduation from the General Service and Staff College (Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 1904), receiving the first wireless message in a free balloon (May, 1911), service with the Expeditionary Force in France, 1917-1918, and command of the Ross Airfield in Arcadia, CA.
Provenance:
Kathie J. Walsh, gift, 1991, 1991-0056
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
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0056
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0056

George Caldwell Furrow Papers

Creator:
Furrow, George Caldwell, 1888-  Search this
Names:
Aberdeen Proving Grounds  Search this
Luke Field, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii  Search this
Furrow, George Caldwell, 1888-  Search this
Extent:
2.09 Cubic Feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Publications
Maps
Date:
1916-1968
bulk 1916-1928
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the papers of Furrow and include the following: scrapbooks, photographs, and military records.
Biographical / Historical:
George Caldwell Furrow (1888-195 ) entered the United States Army in 1917. He was commanding officer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds and Luke Field, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. He compiled over 1000 hours flying time, and served as duel and advanced flying instructor. Furrow joined the Air Corp Reserves after retiring from active duty.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
L.D. Furrow, gift, 1991, 1992-0005, 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  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Publications
Maps
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.1992.0005
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1992-0005

509th Composite Group Color Slides and Correspondence [Eidnes]

Creator:
Eidnes, Kenneth L.  Search this
Names:
United States. Army Air Forces. 509th Composite Group  Search this
Eidnes, Kenneth L.  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((2 folders))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Color slides
Date:
1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists color slides and correspondence. The 34 color slides relate to the 509th Composite Group on Tinian during World War II. The images feature the following: the Enola Gay, Enola Gay crew members, noseart, and aerials of Tinian Island and Siapan taken from the Enola Gay. The correspondence is between the donor, then T/Sgt Kenneth L. Eidnes and Marna Anderson. The correspondence consists of 22 letters written by Eidnes to Anderson between August and November 1945. The letters include information regarding his stay at Tinian and his journey back to the United States after the war. On 15 October 1999 the donor gave a First Day Cover of a 1998 509th commemorative envelope, mailed from Tinian.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Kenneth L. Eidnes, gift, 1994, 1994-0030, 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:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Atomic bomb  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Lesbian and gay experience  Search this
Boeing B-29 Superfortress  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Color slides
Identifier:
NASM.1994.0030
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1994-0030

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