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Ape Service Vehicles, Cars 2

Artist:
Willy Hwang  Search this
Creator:
Pixar Animation Studios  Search this
Medium:
Digital painting
Type:
Exhibitions
Concept art
Object Name:
Concept art
Date:
2011
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Pixar Animation Studios
Accession Number:
Pixar Cars 2 20
Rights:
© Disney/Pixar
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_Pixar_Cars_2_20

George Henry Mills Collection

Creator:
Mills, George H., 1895-1975  Search this
Names:
United States. Navy. Naval Airship Program  Search this
Mills, George H., 1895-1975  Search this
Extent:
13.39 Cubic feet (24 legal document boxes; 7 flatboxes)
14.95 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Publications
Maps
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1930-1949
Summary:
The George Henry Mills Collection was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1994 by Mills' daughter, Mrs. Georgia Mills Head.
Scope and Contents:
The George Henry Mills Collection consists of 14.59 cubic feet (14.47 linear feet) of material collected from his naval career, 1918-1948. A large part of the collection is made up of records of Mills' service during World War II as the commander of the Atlantic Fleet's airship formations. The collection also includes records of his service as an official Navy observer aboard the German rigid airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg. Of particular interest are records of the period before and immediately after the entry of the United States into World War II: the pre-war build-up of the Navy's LTA program, the "Neutrality Patrols" as the Navy fought an undeclared war against Germany, and of the harrowing early days of the Battle of the North Atlantic as German U-boats roamed the eastern coast of the United States. Mills maintained an extensive correspondence with many of the leading figures of LTA: Charles E. Rosendahl, Garland Fulton, and Scott E. Peck --their letters provide a unique picture of the Navy LTA program during its most active and successful period.

The collection also includes numerous technical reports on aspects of LTA flight, training material, photographs, clippings and articles on LTA.
Arrangement note:
The George H. Mills Collection is arranged in the following series:

Series I: Naval career of George H. Mills

Series II: Correspondence

Series III: General LTA Papers

Series IV: General Naval Papers

Series V: Publications, Articles, Clippings

Series VI: Lectures, Speeches, Papers

Series VII: Miscellaneous Papers

Series VIII: Photographs

Series IX: Scrapbooks; Oversized Material
Biographical/Historical note:
George Henry Mills (1895-1975), Naval officer and airship aviator, was a member of the U.S. Navy's inner circle of advocates of lighter than air (LTA) flight. Mills was born on August 5, 1895 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, the son of John Craton Mills and Nora Poole Mills. He attended Bingham Military School in Asheville, North Carolina, and entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1914. Mills graduated from the Academy in June, 1918 and served in various fleet and shore assignments (a chronology of Mills' naval service will be found in the notes to Series I on page 2). He married Leonore Wickersham of Corning, NY in 1923; their daughter, Georgia Lee Mills, was born in 1928.

Mills was assigned to LTA training at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1931. He completed his training in 1932 and served in the Navy's LTA fleet through the 1930's. Mills flew as an observer on board the Graf Zeppelin in 1934 and on the Hindenburg in 1936. In 1935, Mills survived the crash of the USS Macon off the California coast. Mills returned to Lakehurst, serving there in various assignments; he was made commanding officer of NAS Lakehurst in January, 1940.

At Lakehurst, Mills organized blimp patrols as part of the Navy's Neutrality Patrol and helped coordinate the Navy's rapid buildup of the LTA program. When Airship Patrol Group One was formed in January 1942, Mills was named commanding officer; in December 1942 he commanded Airship Wing Thirty. In July 1943, Mills was assigned as the commander of Fleet Airships, Atlantic - the chief of the Navy's LTA forces in the Atlantic Theater. George Mills was promoted to the rank of Commodore in November 1943.

In 1945, Mills returned to sea as the captain of the troopship USS Hermitage. Before retirement from the Navy in 1949, Mills served as the chief of the Naval Airship Training and Experimentation Command (CNATE) at NAS Lakehurst.

After leaving the Navy, Mills settled in North Carolina and worked for the Equitable Life Insurance Company, and later for the National Securities and Research Corporation. Mills served one term in the North Carolina State Legislature from 1950 to 1952. George H. Mills died on October 24, 1975, the same day as his longtime LTA colleague and friend, Garland Fulton, whose papers are also part of the collections of the National Air and Space Archives. They were buried on the same day in Arlington National Cemetery.
Chronology:
Chronology of George H. Mills' Naval Service

1914 -- June 14 - Entered U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland

1918 -- June 6 - Graduated from the Academy, Class of 1919; commissioned Ensign, USN September 21 - Service aboard USS New Mexico. Promoted to Lieutenant (JG)(Temporary)

1920 -- June 1 - Promotion to Lieutenant (JG)

1922 -- First LTA flight as gunnery spotter on captive balloon on USS New Mexico June 3 - Promotion to Lieutenant

1923 -- September 25 - Assigned as personal aide to RADM George W. Williams, Commandant, Sixth Naval District, Charleston, SC June 20 - Assigned as divisions communication officer on staff of VADM Henry A. Wiley, Battleship Division, Battle Fleet

1929 -- June 5 -Assistant gunnery officer and senior watch officer, USS Pensacola

1924 -- August 5 - Served as aide and flag secretary to RADM Williams as Commander Destroyer Squadrons, Scouting Fleet. Served on USS Concord, USS Dobbin, USS Whitney

1925 -- September - Continued as aide when RADM Williams was relieved by RADM Noble E. Irwin

1931 -- June 1 - Ordered to NAS Lakehurst for LTA instruction. Training flights on free and captive balloons and on airships Los Angeles (ZR-3), Akron (ZRS-4), J-3, J-4, K-1 and ZMC-2

1932 -- June 16 - Finished LTA training; designated naval aviator, lighter-than-air, # 3925

1927 -- June 30 - Officer-in-charge, naval recruiting for North and South Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina

1933 -- September 1 - Promotion to Lieutenant Commander

1934 -- May 14 - Ordered on temporary duty as naval observer on the Graf Zeppelin. Made three round trips aboard the Graf Zeppelin between Friedrichshafen and cities in South America August 9 - Ordered to NAS Lakehurst as Operations Officer October 14 - Ordered to NAS Sunnyvale (later NAS Moffett Field) as tactical officer, pilot and navigational watch on USS Macon (ZRS-4)

1935 -- February 12 - USS Macon crashes off Point Sur, California. Mills is rescued after three hours in the water April 15 - Ordered to NAS Lakehurst as operations and mooring officer

1936 -- November 4 - Ordered to Newport News for fitting out USS Yorktown August - Naval observer aboard Hindenburg on round trip flights between Lakehurst and Frankfort, Germany

1937 -- September 30 – Assigned as gunnery officer, USS Yorktown September 12 – October 2 - Training in chemical warfare at Gas Warfare School, Edgewood Arsenal, MD

1939 -- July 1 - Promotion to Commander June – Assigned as executive officer, NAS Lakehurst

1940 -- January 15 - Appointed commanding officer, NAS Lakehurst

1941 -- July - Temporary duty, Airship Board, Washington

1942 -- December 1 - Appointed Commander, Fleet Airship Wing Thirty June 17 - Promotion to Captain January 2 - Appointed Commander, Airship Patrol Group One

1943 -- November 5 - Promotion to Commodore July 1 - Appointed Commander, Fleet Airships, Atlantic

1945 -- July 23 - Awarded Legion of Merit July 10 - Appointed captain, USS Hermitage (AP-54). Reverts to rank of captain

1946 -- August 5 - Appointed commander, NAS Moffett Field

1947 -- September 26 - Appointed chief, Naval Airship Training and Experimentation Command (CNATE)

1949 -- June 30 - Retirement from U.S. Navy

Abbreviations

ADM -- Admiral

ASW -- Anti-submarine warfare

ATC -- Air Transport Command

BuAer -- Bureau of Aeronautics (US Navy)

CDR -- Commander

CNATE -- Naval Airship Training and Experimentation Command

Cong -- Congress

GHM -- George Henry Mills

LTA -- Lighter than air flight

MAD -- Magnetic anomaly detector (often found as magnetic airborne detector)

NACA -- National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

NAS -- Naval Air Station

NATS -- Naval Air Transport Service

ND -- No date

RADM -- Rear admiral

RN -- Royal Navy

Sess -- Session

VADM -- Vice Admiral

WPA -- Works Project Authority

ZNP -- Patrol airship

ZP -- Airship squadron
Provenance:
Georgia M. Head, Gift, 1994, 1994-0022, 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 http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Airships  Search this
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Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publications
Maps
Photographs
Correspondence
Citation:
George Henry Mills Collection, Acc. 1994-0022, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1994.0022
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George Henry Mills Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1994-0022
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The Smithsonian's National Zoo Welcomes Calaya

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-05-12T17:04:28.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
Youtube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
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National Zoo Gorillas are the First to Participate in Heart Disease Study

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-04-02T20:25:41.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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National Zoo
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Western lowland gorillas: Calaya and Moke

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-04-17T14:00:53.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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#GorillaStory: Calaya and Moke in the Great Ape House Outdoor Yard

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-04-23T19:50:39.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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National Zoo
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Honeybee Mural at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-07-02T18:17:15.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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National Zoo
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Apps for Apes: Smithsonian Orangutans using iPads for Enrichment

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-01-11T18:57:02.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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Baby Gorilla at the National Zoo

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-01-13T23:10:04.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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Data Source:
National Zoo
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#ZooEnrichment: Orangutan Plays Xylophone Like a Pro

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National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-05-27T14:26:30.000Z
Topic:
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National Zoo
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Great Apes Receive Flu Vaccines at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

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National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-02-05T18:34:59.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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Orangutan Infant "Redd" Debuts at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-09-20T21:02:06.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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National Zoo
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Eat live termites for breakfast? Your ancestors might have!

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-04-17T14:41:13.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Science & Technology  Search this
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National Zoo
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Bornean Orangutan Redd on the O-Line

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-10T19:16:09.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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National Zoo
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Dave Shealy's 2000 Skunk Ape Footage

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-03-06T19:49:51.000Z
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianMagazine
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Smithsonian Magazine
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Welsh poet and broadcaster Ifor ap Glyn

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-07-06T14:00:36.000Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Education  Search this
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smithsonianfolklife
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Mariana Bracetti

Artist:
Franco Nanartonis, born c. 1950  Search this
Sitter:
Mariana Bracetti, 1840 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
71cm x 56cm (27 15/16" x 22 1/16"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1972
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Banner  Search this
Mariana Bracetti: Female  Search this
Mariana Bracetti: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist  Search this
Mariana Bracetti: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Ateneo Puertorriqueño
Object number:
AP-80
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AP-80

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Square Antiprism

Unspecified:
Wheeler, Albert Harry  Search this
Maker:
Wheeler, Albert Harry  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 8 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 3 5/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
Geometric Model
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
ID Number:
MA.304723.142
Accession number:
304723
Catalog number:
304723.142
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1066342
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Camera-ready comic art drawing for Tarzan

Author:
Burroughs, Edgar Rice  Search this
Graphic artist:
Celardo, John  Search this
Publisher:
United Feature Syndicate, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42.1 cm x 61 cm; 16 9/16 in x 24 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Cartoon
Date made:
1966-08-28
Credit Line:
Newspaper Comics Council, Inc., New York, NY
ID Number:
GA.22466
Catalog number:
22466
Accession number:
277502
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
Comic Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_797366

Memovox model AP disc recorder

Measurements:
overall: 21 3/4 in x 21 in x 10 3/4 in; 55.245 cm x 53.34 cm x 27.305 cm
Object Name:
disc recorder
record cutter
ID Number:
EM.330827
Catalog number:
330827
Accession number:
317911
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802556

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