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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection 1906-1910

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Creator:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Subject:
Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922
Baldwin, Thomas
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Wright Flyer Army Trials
Physical description:
1.95 cubic feet (1 legal document box) (2 flatboxes) (13 clamshells)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Fort Myer, Vir
Date:
1906
1906-1910
Notes:
Carl H. Claudy (1879-1957) was a journalist for the New York Herald and author of a number of books relating to photography and to aviation, including First Book of Photography: A Primer of Theory and Prize Winners' Book of Model Airplanes. During the early 1900s, Claudy photographed many important aeronautical events such as Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral kite experiments and the Wright Flyer Army Trials at Fort Meyer, Virginia.
Summary:
This collection consists of nearly 250 glass plates, several folders of prints and two boxes of glass plate envelopes affixed with small prints of the image formerly contained within them. The subject matter of the photography is primarily concerned with Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral experiments of 1906, flights of the Thomas Baldwin dirigible and the United States Signal Corps SC-1 free balloon (1908) and the Wright Flyer Army Trials at Fort Meyer, Virginia (1908 and 1909).
Topic:
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
U.S. Signal Corps SC-1 free balloon
Airships
Balloons
Kites
Research aircraft
Local number:
XXXX-0549
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Claudy Glass Plate Negative Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials; Claudy, Carl H., Jr.. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Subject:
Claudy, Carl H. Jr
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
Small boy Carl H. Claudy, Jr. (son of the photographer, Carl H. Claudy, Sr.) in foreground, back to camera, watches the Wright Military Flyer in flight in the distance during Army Trials at Fort Myer, Virginia, 1908.
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-100575
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Carl H. Claudy
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[One-half right front view from almost directly below of Flyer in flight]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-50E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[Right side view of dirigible in low altitude level flight; crowd watches from foreground; possibly Claudy photo list #22?]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-5S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[Photo list IV] Unknown
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-111S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Bell (Alexander Graham) Tetrahedral Kite Experiments (1907). [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
Head-on front view of four unidentified men standing on a tetrahedral beam supported on sawhorses; part of Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral kite experiments of 1907.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Kites
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-101S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[Photo list IV] Styles of 1908
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-114S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[Long one-quarter rear right side view from below of Flyer in flight, treeline at right, bldgs at left background.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-11E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[Crisp long right side view from below and slightly forward of Flyer in flight; long sheds in background.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-12E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[Long right side view from slightly forward of Flyer in low-level flight; bldgs of Ft Myer in background.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-13E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[Long one-quarter front right side view of Flyer in flight, treeline at bottom.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-14E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[photo list III] In flight-note low altitude, thought to be safe.[Photo list IV] Views in the air
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-14S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[Head-on view from below and slightly to the right of Flyer in flight; close view of Ft Myer bldgs in background.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-15E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[photo list III] In flight-note low altitude, thought to be safe.[Photo list IV] Full flight
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-15S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[photo list I] Flying low was thought to be safe in 1908 & 1909]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-16E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[photo list III] Rounding the distance pylon[Photo list IV] Rounding the flag
Topic:
Airships
Aeronautics
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-16S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[photo list III] Ready for the first flight[Photo list IV] Going into tent
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-17S
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Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Glass negatives
Summary:
[Distant one-half left rear view of Flyer in flight; small stand of trees in center foreground.]
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-18E
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[Photo list IV] Turning to the right
Topic:
Airships
Airplanes
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-19S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), US Army (Baldwin) Airship "Signal Corps No. 1" (SC-1) Trials. [photograph]

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Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957
Type:
Photographs
Summary:
[photo list III] Overhead[Photo list IV] Collapsed nose
Topic:
Aeronautics
Airships
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-22S
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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