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Law, Ruth B. (Oliver); Curtiss Model D Headless, Ruth Law. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1914-1918
Summary:
Full-length view of Ruth B. Law, in a military uniform, posed standing beside her Curtiss Model D Headless with modified controls (one-half right front view of aircraft, close up).
Topic:
Women in aeronautics
Women air pilots
Aeronautics
Airplanes
World War, 1914-1918
Local number:
NASM-00026762
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Beech Bonanza 35. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Groenhoff, Hans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa late 1940s
Summary:
One-half right front view of Beechcraft Model 35 Bonanza (r/n NX80040) parked on the lawn of a country estate, circa late 1940s. People are visible departing the aircraft.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-HGC-203
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Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Beech Bonanza 35. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Groenhoff, Hans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa late 1940s
Summary:
One-half right front view of Beechcraft Model 35 Bonanza (r/n NX80040) parked on the lawn of a country estate, circa late 1940s. People are visible departing the aircraft. Other people are visible standing by a gate as they welcome the arriving passengers.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-HGC-206
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Hans Groenhoff Photographic Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Bell X-1. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1948
Summary:
Close-up direct rear view of Bell XS-1 on the ground under left wing of Boeing B-29 Superfortress mothership.
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Airplanes
Bell X-1 (Supersonic plane)
Rocket planes
Local number:
NASM-USAF-32543AC
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Curtiss JN-4 Jenny Family; Education, Schools, US Army Air Corps, Aerial Photo Reconnaissance. [photograph]

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Photographer:
US Army School of Aerial Photo Reconnaissance
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1918
Summary:
"Photographic Plane - Cranking Up." U. S. Army School of Aerial Photo Reconnaissance, Langley Field, Virginia; circa 1918.
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aircraft
Airplanes
Biplanes
Propulsion systems
Propellers, Aerial
Local number:
NASM-USAF-8088AC
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lockheed (F-80) XFP-80 (XF-14) Shooting Star. [photograph]

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Photographer:
United States Army Air Forces
Type:
Photographs
Date:
12/6/1944
Summary:
Front view of the Lockheed XP-80A (s/n 44-83021) in flight, seen from above over Muroc Flight Test Base. December 6, 1944. The aircraft was nicknamed "Gray Ghost".
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aircraft
World War, 1939-1945
Local number:
NASM-00064726
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Wright/ McCook Field Still Photograph Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

de Bothezat Helicopter (1922). [photograph]

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Photographer:
United States Army Air Service
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1/3/1923
Summary:
Side view of de Bothezat Helicopter, piloted by Major Bane, in low level flight, descending, at McCook Field, Ohio, January 3, 1923.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aircraft
Helicopters
Local number:
NASM-00033926
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Wright/ McCook Field Still Photograph Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aeronca 7 Champion Family. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Arnold, Rudy 1902-1966
Type:
Photographs
Date:
January 20, 1946
Summary:
One-half left front view of Aeronca 7 Champion (r/n NC 81636) on the ground, 3 other Aeronca high-wings in hangar in the background (r/n NC 26957, only one visible). January 20, 1946.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-XRA-3113
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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Apollo Space Suit Manuals, 1969-1973

Subject:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Physical description:
0.82 cubic feet (1 records center box)
0.78 linear feet
Type:
Publications
Collection descriptions
Manuals
Date:
1969
1969-1973
Summary:
This collection consists of eleven copies of Apollo space suit manuals.
Topic:
Space suits
Astronautics
Local number:
1992-0026
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Skylab Reentry Audiotape, 1979

Creator:
Geraghty, Mike
Subject:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Skylab Program
Physical description:
0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1979
Summary:
This collection contains one 90-minute audiocassette tape recording of eyewitness accounts of the July 1979 reentry of the Skylab space station over Australia.
Topic:
Manned space flight
Astronautics
Space flight
Local number:
2001-0018
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert Soubiran Collection, 1914-1949

Creator:
Soubiran, Robert
Subject:
Soubiran, Robert
France Armée Escadrille Lafayette
Physical description:
0.23 cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Photographs
Date:
1919
1919-1949
1914-1949
Summary:
Robert Soubiran was a World War I pilot, a member of the Lafayette Escadrille, and a photographer. This accession contains biographical material on Soubiran and includes WW I photographs of aircraft flyers, soldiers, and war scenes. This accession also includes newspaper articles, correspondence, life insurance policies, discharge papers, and obituary cards.
Topic:
Air pilots
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
World War, 1914-1918
Local number:
1989-0038
XXXX-0230
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Brochures, 1930-1932

Creator:
TSiolkovskiĭ, K (Konstantin) 1857-1935
Subject:
TSiolkovskiĭ, K (Konstantin) 1857-1935
Physical description:
0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Pamphlets
Collection descriptions
Date:
1930
1930-1932
Notes:
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) is regarded in the Soviet Union as the 'father of rocketry' and has been universally recognized for his pioneering work in astronautics-cosmonautics. Tsiolkovsky solved, theoretically, the problem of escape from Earth's gravity, designed multistage rockets, and foresaw interplanetary flights.
Summary:
This collection consists of the following three brochures written by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky: 'Stratoplan-Semijet,' 1932; 'Scientific Ethics,' 1930; and 'How to Boost Energy of the Explosion (Heat) Engines,' 1931. These booklets are in the Russian/Cyrillic language.
Topic:
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Rocketry
Astronautics
Interplanetary voyages
Gravity
Local number:
2000-0015
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Colonel Bui Tin Interview 1991

Subject:
Bùi, Tín 1928-
Physical description:
.5 cubic feet (8 items)
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Place:
Vietnam
Date:
1991
1991-1991
Notes:
Colonel Bui Tin (b. 1927) was a former colonel in the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) during the Vietnam War. After the war, he served as the vice-editor for the People's Daily, the official newspaper of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. He became disillusioned with Vietnamese communism and since 1990 has lived in Paris, France. Tin has also been actively involved in Vietnam War POW/MIA issues
Summary:
This collection consists of film, with corresponding videotape, of Tin being interviewed. The filming was done by NASM staffer Patricia Woodside. The interview is in French.
Cite as:
Colonel Bui Tin Interview, Accession 1991-0111, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Local number:
1991-0111
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Romanian Aviation Prints 1910-1974

Subject:
Coanda, Henri-Marie 1885-1972
Vlaicu, Aurel
Vuia, Traian
Bănciulescu, Gheorgehe
Physical description:
.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Romania
Date:
1910
1910-1974
Summary:
This collection consists of eleven photographic prints relating to Romanian aviation. The following Romanian aviators are included: Aurel Vlaicu, Traian Vuia, Henri Coanda, and Gheorgehe Bănciulescu. The following aircraft are also represented: Vlaicu No. 1 Monoplane (1910), Industria Aeronautica Romana IAR-80, and Industria Aeronautica Romana IAR-93.
Cite as:
Romanian Aviation Prints, Accession 1996-0056, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Aeronautics
Vlaicu No. 1 Monoplane (1910)l
Industria Aeronautica Romana IAR-80
Industria Aeronautica Romana IAR-93
Local number:
1996-0056
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Romanian Aviation Prints
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Time and Navigation Exhibit 2031

Physical description:
36 digital prints
Type:
Digital images
Collection descriptions
Date:
2013
2031
Notes:
The National Air and Space Museum's Time and Navigation Exhibit opened in 2013. The exhibition explores the connection between time and place and how revolutions in timekeeping over three centuries have influenced how we find our way. The gallery is organized into five sections (Navigating at Sea; Navigating in the Air; Navigating in Space; Inventing Satellite Navigation; and Navigation for Everyone) and spans three centuries of efforts to travel on Earth and through the solar system.
Summary:
This collection consists of 36 original digital illustrations drawn for, and used in, NASM's Time and Navigation Exhibit.
Cite as:
Time and Navigation Exhibit, Accession 2013-0032, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Navigation--History
Navigation (Aeronautics)
Navigation (Astronautics)
Time
Local number:
2013-0032
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Time and Navigation Exhibit
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Melvyn Buchner Aeronautical Ephemera Collection 1910-1970

Physical description:
19.44 cubic feet (22 boxes)
Type:
Scrapbooks
Collection descriptions
Menus
Glass plate negatives
Lantern slides
Advertisements
Cigarette cards
Date:
1910
1910-1970
Notes:
Melvyn Buchner was a collector of aeronautical ephemera.
Summary:
This collection contains the following types of material: scrapbooks; photographs; stereographs; lantern slides; glass plate negatives; trading cards; booklets; aviation banquet menus; aviation-related advertisements; postcards; and various other types of aeronautical ephemera.
Cite as:
Melvyn Buchner Aeronautical Ephemera Collection, Accession 1998-0005, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Aeronautics
Local number:
1998-0005
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Melvyn Buchner Aeronautical Ephemera Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Beech AT-11 Kansan. [photograph]

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Photographer:
United States Air Force
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1943
Summary:
USAF caption: "Beechcraft AT-11. The pilot heads his bombing training plane out over the vast West Texas prairies to its target as the bombardier student and instructor ready the bombsight in the nose of the ship for the early morning mission."
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aircraft
Airplanes
Beech AT-11 Kansan
Local number:
NASM-A-4740-C
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Douglas World Cruiser (DWC) "Seattle" (#1); Douglas World Cruiser (DWC), World Flight. [photograph]

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Photographer:
United States Army Air Service
Type:
Photographs
Records
Date:
4/30/1924
Summary:
Side view of wreckage of the Douglas World Cruiser DWC-1 "Seattle" (s/n 23-1229) on the mountainside near Port Moller, Alaska, where it crashed; April 30, 1924. Unidentified man with dogsled seen at right background.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aircraft accidents
Aeronautics, Military
Aircraft
Airplanes
Douglas World Cruiser (DWC) "Seattle" (#1)
Local number:
NASM-78-10664
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Wright/McCook Field Still Photograph Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Martin, Frederick L.; Harvey, Alva L.; Douglas World Cruiser (DWC), World Flight, Crew Photos. [photograph]

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Photographer:
United States Army Air Service
Subject:
Martin, Frederick L
Harvey, Alva L
Type:
Photographs
Records
Date:
7/2/1924
Summary:
Major Frederick L. Martin (left), Flight Commander, and Staff Sgt. Alva L. Harvey (right) posed standing against a clapboard wall, after having been lost in Alaska for ten days following the crash of their Douglas World Cruiser DWC-1 "Seattle" (s/n 23-1229); July 2, 1924.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Air pilots
Local number:
NASM-80-10446
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Wright/McCook Field Still Photograph Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Thaden, Iris Louise McPhetridge; Travel Air Model 4000 (Model 4) (J-4 or J-5). [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Subject:
Thaden, Iris Louise McPhetridge
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1929
Summary:
Close-up view of Louise Thaden in the rear cockpit of a Beech Travel Air 4000 (one-half left rear view, close up), circa 1929.
Topic:
Women air pilots
Women in aeronautics
Air pilots
Aircraft
Airplanes
Travel Air Model 4000 (Model 4) (J-4 or J-5)
Local number:
NASM-83-2121
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Louise McPhetridge Thaden Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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