Collection is open for research. Access to collection materials requires an appointment.
Jack Mitchell Photography of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Collection is jointly owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, and the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation. Permission for commercial use or publication of the digital images may be requested from the Smithsonian Institution.
Poetic version of "The Fallen Star," a myth written in Dakota by Michel Renville, printed in Stephen R. Riggs, "Dakota Grammar, Texts, and Ethnography," edited by James Owen Dorsey, CNAE IX, Washington, D.C., 1893. Pages 83-94.
U.S. Army Air Service -- flight school, June 3, 1920
Honorable discharge from the -- U.S. Army -- , January 27, 1921
Appointment to the rank of Colonel, -- U.S. Army Air Forces -- , May 15, 1946
Industrial College of the Armed Forces -- certificate, May 15-26, 1950
Certificate of Retirement, -- U.S. Air Force -- , - October 31, 1962
Log books, military and civilian (8 books)
1. January 1920 - January 1921
2. March 1929 - January 1934
3. January 1934 - December 1937
4. November 1934 - January 1938
5. November 1937 - November 1939
6. December 1939 - May 1943
7. June 1943 - September 1950
8. April 1946 - December 1948
Report of Aerial Reconnaissance, Saudi Arabia, 1936-1937
No restrictions on access
Joseph D. Mountain Collection, Acc. 1991-0079, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.