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"Going thru" with a golden spoon : an illustrated story of the 52nd Brigade Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces / by Dudley Hess, private first class, regimental artist

Author:
Hess, Dudley  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray  Search this
Subject:
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Physical description:
[64] p. : front. (port.) illus. 24 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Date:
1919
C1919]
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H574x H47 1919
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632057

How we won the war / compiled with the collaboration of the A.E.F. by Henry Mayers

Author:
Mayers, Henry  Search this
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
YMCA of the USA  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray  Search this
Subject:
YMCA of the USA  Search this
Physical description:
[28] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 11 x 17 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Humor
Date:
1919
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Young Men's Christian associations  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.M4778x M3 1919
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632079

Wally : his cartoons of the A.E.F. / [by Private Abian A. Wallgren]

Author:
Wallgren, Abian A (Abian Anders) 1891?-1948  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray  Search this
Subject:
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Physical description:
[52] leaves : ill. ; 18 x 45 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Date:
1919
[1919?]
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
American wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.W199x W35 1919
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632771

The Second Army Air Service book

Author:
United States Army Army, 2nd Air Service  Search this
Law, Hugo B  Search this
Ill:
Mayers, Henry b. 1893  Search this
Former owner:
Lahm, Frank Purdy 1877-1963 DSI  Search this
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.) Aeronautical Archives DSI  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Army, 2nd Air Service History  Search this
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces History  Search this
Physical description:
[168] p. : ill. (some col.), ports., music ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
France
Date:
1919
1919]
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Regimental histories  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--History  Search this
Call number:
D606 .U517 1919
D606.U517
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_98933

History of Camp de Grasse, Saint-Pierre-des Corps, France, 1918-1919

Author:
[Judson, W W ] 1891-  Search this
Emmerich, James L 1893-  Search this
Remy, Hormidas 1886-  Search this
Subject:
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces Transportation Corps  Search this
Physical description:
67 p. illus. (incl. ports) 32 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1919
1919]
Topic:
Camp de Grasse, Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, France  Search this
Call number:
D570.37.C18 J92
D570.37.C18J92
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_63493

Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Subject:
Nelson, Edward William 1855-1934  Search this
Shiras, George 1859-1942  Search this
Sheldon, Charles 1867-1928  Search this
Goldman, Edward Alphonso 1873-1946  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942  Search this
United States Bureau of Biological Survey  Search this
United States Army Signal Corps  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
American Ornithologists' Union  Search this
Biological Society of Washington  Search this
American Society of Mammalogists  Search this
Yale University  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone (1911-1912)  Search this
Death Valley Expedition (1891)  Search this
Physical description:
21.66 cu. ft. (34 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (11 3x5 boxes)
Culture:
Portraits  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
1873
1873-1946
circa 1873-1946 and undated
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007364
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217520

Ring sight / [J.A. Cooper]

Author:
Cooper, J. A  Search this
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces Training Section  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1910
1919
Topic:
Firearms--Sights  Search this
Call number:
UD390 .C777
UD390.C777
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402760

Edgar S. Gorrell Collection

Creator:
Gorrell, Edgar S. (Edgar Staley), 1891-1945  Search this
Names:
Air Transport Association of America  Search this
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Gorrell, Edgar S. (Edgar Staley), 1891-1945  Search this
Extent:
3.95 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Correspondence
Publications
Date:
1893-1943
Summary:
This collection contains documents relating mainly to Gorrell's activities as president of the Air Transportation Association of America. The materials include copies of Gorrell's addresses and Congressional testimony, as well as press clippings concerning Gorrell's activities. The collection also includes albums of World War I vintage photographs collected by or presented to Gorrell.
Scope and Contents:
The Edgar S. Gorrell Collection is largely comprised of material relating to Gorrell's career as president of the Air Transport Association of America. The material includes his correspondence and speeches, the Congressional hearings and reports for the bills he advocated, and publications and newspaper articles about him and his career. Also in the collection are several photographs and photograph albums from World War I and other miscellaneous material.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
Arranged into two series:

Series 1: GENERAL. This series contains correspondence, addresses delivered by E.S. Gorrell, and publications and newspaper articles, some written by Gorrell. There are also Congressional hearings and reports, and some miscellaneous material. The documents are arranged in chronological order.

Series 2: PHOTOGRAPHS/ALBUMS. This series contains photographs and photo albums. Many of these are aerial photographs of trenches taken c. 1916 --1918, but there are also many photographs of aerial and land transport equipment.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Edgar S. Gorrell (1891-1945) was a pilot and an advocate for aviation safety. He graduated from West Point in 1912 and then spent two years as an infantryman in Alaska before transferring to the Signal Corps, where he joined the 1st Aero Squadron, serving under Gen. John J. Pershing in Mexico. On one of his flying missions in Mexico, Gorrell ran out of gas and was stranded in the desert for several days before being rescued. Upon returning to his unit, he began to criticize the poor equipment US pilots were forced to use, both in terms of actual aircraft components and the signals and communication equipment used on land. In 1917 he was promoted to Captain, and in World War I he became the Chief Engineering Officer for the Air Service, and eventually the Chief of Staff for the Air Service, with the rank of Colonel. After the war, Gorrell remained in Europe representing the US at conferences and peace talks.

In March 1920, he resigned his commission in the Army and joined the automobile business. He served as the vice president of Marmon Motor Car Company until 1925. Then he became vice president, director, and general manager, and later president, of the Stutz Motor Car company of America. In January 1936, Gorrell again switched fields when he was elected the first president of the Air Transport Association of America, shortly after its conception. It was with this organization that he was known for his role in promoting safety in civil aeronautics. He was a strong advocate for the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 which provided government control and regulation of civil aeronautics, and he provided testimony before congressional committees several times. Gorrell continued to support civil aeronautics, especially through his role as president of the Air Transport Association of America, until his death, in 1945.
Provenance:
No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0057
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, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Correspondence
Publications
Citation:
Edgar S. Gorrell Collection, Acc. XXXX-0057, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0057
See more items in:
Edgar S. Gorrell Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0057
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AEF in the BEF : a postal history of the American forces that used the British mails during World War I, 1917-1923 / by James N. Boyden

Title:
Postal history of the American forces that used the British mails during World War I, 1917-1923
Military postal history
American Expedtionary Forces in the British Expeditionary Force
Author:
Boyden, James N  Search this
Subject:
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces Postal service History  Search this
Great Britain Army British Expeditionary Force Postal service History  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 379 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
1996
©1996
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Postal service  Search this
Call number:
UH83 .B79 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110658

American Expeditionary Force Photo Section (Steichen) Collection

Creator:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Names:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Extent:
2.07 Cubic feet ((5 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains original material from the Photographic Section of the Army Air Service, American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in World War I. The material was originally assembled by Edward Steichen, Chief of Photographic Section, AEF. The collection includes an article by Steichen on aerial photography in the Army Air Service; histories of individual photographic sections; bound and unbound volumes on photographic interpretation, camera installation, and camouflage; and photographic volumes on the battles of Chateau Thierry and Cantigny.
Provenance:
Robert Paul Mann, Gift, 1985
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
World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
American Expeditionary Force Photo Section (Steichen) Collection , Accession 1986-0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1986.0014
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1986-0014

Edward J. Steichen World War II Navy Photographs Collection

Creator:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
United States. Navy -- Aviation  Search this
United States. Navy. Naval Photographic Institute  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1941-1945
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 442 copy photographs including color dye coupler photo transparencies and silver gelatin photo-negatives which document U.S. Navy aircraft and aviation activities during World War II. They include aerial combat, aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs, bombings, explosions, flights, and signal exchanges. Aircraft shown include a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, Douglas SBD Dauntless, and Grumman F6F Hellcat. There are photographs of aircraft carriers including details of bridges and flight decks, as well as images of ships in dry dock, a task force, and one image of Pearl Harbor in 1944.
Biographical / Historical:
Edward J. Steichen (1879-1973) was a prominent photographer during both World War I and World War II. During World War I he commanded the photographic division of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces, where he learned aerial photography. During World War II Steichen served as director of the U.S. Naval Photographic Institute, overseeing all combat photography, and organized the 'Road to Victory' and 'Power in the Pacific' exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). From 1947 to 1962 he directed MOMA's Department of Photography.
General:
The original negatives to this collection are housed at the National Archives.
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information, Unknown, unknown, XXXX-0553, 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:
Air warfare  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver Family  Search this
Douglas SBD Dauntless Family  Search this
Grumman F6F Hellcat Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0553
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0553

A picture and a letter from one of the doughboys in the Army.. [Print advertising.] National Geographic

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company  Search this
Artist:
Straub, George  Search this
Collection Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company  Search this
Leyendecker, J. C., 1874-1951  Search this
Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935  Search this
Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (b&w, 25.5 x 17 cm.)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 5 (1919)
Type:
Archival materials
Print advertising
Date:
1919
Scope and Contents:
Caption: "A picture and a letter from one of the doughboys in the Army of Occupation". Soldiers in barracks with bar of Ivory.
Local Numbers:
244630

Ivorydata4 487

0207910477 (Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Reproduction restrictions due to copyright.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Men  Search this
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Print advertising
Collection Citation:
Ivory Soap Collection, 1883-1998, undated; Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Procter & Gamble.
See more items in:
Ivory Soap Advertising Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0791-ref2041

[To Abe Later : letter,]

Author:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Y.M.C.A.  Search this
Later, Abe  Search this
Collection Creator:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Ink on paper., approx. 4-1/34" x 2-3/4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Dijon (France)
Date:
April 30, 1919
Scope and Contents:
Letter to brother Abe on two sheets of Y.M.C.A. stationery, from Dijon, France.
Local Numbers:
AC1140-0000001a (AC Scan No.: p. 1)

AC1140-0000001b (AC Scan No.: p. 2)
Related Materials:
Meyer Later World War I Memorabilia
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1910-1920
Collection Citation:
Meyer Later World War I Collection, 1917-1919, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Meyer Later World War I Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1140-ref539
Additional Online Media:

[Meyer Later : black-and-white photoprint]

Author:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Collection Creator:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., approx. 2-3/4" x 1-3/4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Dijon (France)
Date:
[1919.]
Scope and Contents:
Full-length photograph of Meyer Later in uniform.
Local Numbers:
AC1140-0000002 (AC Scan No.)
Related Materials:
Meyer Later World War I Memorabilia
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Military uniforms  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- France  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Meyer Later World War I Collection, 1917-1919, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Meyer Later World War I Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1140-ref540

[Self-portrait of Meyer Later : black-and-white photoprint]

Author:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Collection Creator:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., approx. 1-3/4" x 1-5/8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Toning (photography)
Photographs
Place:
Dijon (France)
Date:
[1919.]
Scope and Contents:
Bust portrait of Meyer Later in uniform, sepia-toned.
Local Numbers:
AC1140-0000003 (AC Scan No.)
Related Materials:
Meyer Later World War I Memorabilia
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Military uniforms  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- France  Search this
Genre/Form:
Toning (photography)
Photographs -- 1910-1920 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Meyer Later World War I Collection, 1917-1919, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Meyer Later World War I Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1140-ref541

The course of the Silver Greyhound, by C. Alison Scully ... with decorations and a map

Author:
Scully, C. Alison (Charles Alison) 1887-  Search this
Subject:
United States Army American Expeditionary Forces Postal Express Service  Search this
Physical description:
xiv pages, 1 leaf, 17-93 pages frontispiece (portrait) illustrations (including map) 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Europe
Date:
1936
[©1936]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109223

United States Army Balloons World War I Album

Creator:
United States. Army. Air Service. Army Balloon School  Search this
Names:
Brook Field, San Antonio, Texas  Search this
Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin  Search this
United States. Army Air Service. American Expeditionary Forces. Balloon Section  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 79th Balloon Company  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. Army Balloon School -- Fort Omaha, Neb.  Search this
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Rogers, Henry  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
[no year]
Scope and Contents:
This photo album consists of about 60 photographs documenting the activities and training at Fort Omaha, Nebraska, in 1918. Included are photographs of observation balloons from the 79th Balloon Company and Major Henry Rogers, Wing Commander. There are also views from the air and on the field of balloons and men, from Brook Field, San Antonio, Texas, Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin, and Fort Omaha, Nebraska.
Biographical / Historical:
Fort Omaha became the site of America's first military balloon school when the Fort was reactivated in 1916 as the Balloon Section of the American Expeditionary Force, known as the Fort Omaha Balloon School. Captain Chandler, pilot of the first 1909 flight, was named the Commanding Officer.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information., Gift, unknown, XXXX-0276, 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:
Flight training  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0276
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0276
Additional Online Media:

Myriam Johnston Scrapbook

Creator:
Johnston, Myriam Lahaurine  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
ZRS-4 Akron (Airship)  Search this
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957  Search this
Johnston, H. W.  Search this
Pons, Lily, 1898-1976  Search this
Extent:
0.21 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Photographs
Date:
1917-1935
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook consists of photographs of Sergeant Johnston, his fellow servicemen and a few aircraft (including a Junkers and the USS Akron). Most of the scrapbook commemorates personal events in Myriam Lahaurine Johnston's life, such as her relations with family and friends, her wedding to H. W. Johnston, the birth and childhood of their daughter, Miriam, their home in Ohio and the family's travels to such places as Biarritz, Nice, Paris and Washington, DC. Also included are signed photos from Richard Evelyn Byrd and Lily Pons, as well as a signed letter from the latter.
Biographical / Historical:
Myriam Lahaurine met the American Sergeant Major H. W. Johnston during his service with the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Miriam Johnston, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0630, 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:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0630
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0630

Richard T. Pilling Albums

Creator:
Pilling, Richard T.  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 1st Aero Squadron  Search this
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Pilling, Richard T.  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet ((3 scrapbooks))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of three scrapbooks which document the activities of 1st Lt. Richard T. Pilling and the personnel of the 1st Aero Squadron during 1917-1919. Aircraft seen in this collection include products of Albatros, Breuget, Bristol, Fokker, Nieuport, Sopwith, and SPAD. The scrapbooks also contain images of the British Rigid Airship R 34.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Mrs. Richard T. Pilling, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0239, 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:
Albatros Aircraft Family  Search this
Breguet Aircraft Family  Search this
Bristol Aircraft Family  Search this
Fokker Aircraft Family  Search this
Nieuport Aircraft Family  Search this
Sopwith Aircraft Family  Search this
SPAD Aircraft Family  Search this
R 34 (British Rigid Airship)  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0239
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0239

8th Aviation Instruction Center (Foggia, Italy) Photo Album

Names:
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Extent:
0.21 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Place:
Italy
Date:
bulk 1917-1918
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a 10 by 12 inch black photo album containing snapshots of the 8th Aviation Instruction Center in Foggia, Italy during 1917-1918. The snapshots track an unknown cadet's journey from New York City to Italy, and contains images of cadets in training, base life, and the training aircraft including Caudron bombers. The album contains a small newspaper articles of George Beach, one of the first American casualities in Italy. There are captions below some of the images, but they are very hard to read as they are in pencil. At the end of the scrapbook are photos that appear to be taken when the cadet toured Italy, especially Naples, after the war and images of the family of Jay White, who was then the United States Consul at Foggier.
Biographical / Historical:
The 8th Aviation Instruction Center, located in Foggia, Italy, provided flight training to American cadets during 1917-1918. Most of the Center's graduates transferred to the Western Front to fly with the American Expeditionary Force. However about 75 remained in Italy under the command of Captain Forego LaGuardia, and were attached to Italian bomber squadrons, marking the first combat bomber operations by members of the US Army Air Service.
Provenance:
Unknown, Gift?, Transferred to Archives from the Aeronautics Department in 2009
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
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
8th Aviation Instruction Center (Foggia, Italy) Photo Album, Accession 2009-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2009.0041
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2009-0041
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