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Festuca rubra L.

Biogeographical Region:
70 - Subarctic America  Search this
Collector:
J. H. Thomas  Search this
Place:
Middleton Island. Middleton I. is located in the Gulf of Alaska about 115 miles south of Valdez. Disturbed area near Civil Aeronautical Administration buildings., Alaska, United States, North America
Collection Date:
10 Jun 1956
Common name:
red fescue
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Festuca rubra L.
Barcode:
04045405
USNM Number:
2241194
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/398cc16b7-c7e9-4a8d-a986-5529d77aa0f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15820532

Roland Rohlfs Scrapbook

Creator:
Rohlfs, Roland  Search this
Names:
Aerial Advertising Company  Search this
Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
Rohlfs, Roland  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Date:
1914-1973
bulk 1919-1931
Summary:
A scrapbook and photographs documenting Roland Rohlf's aviaiton career.
Scope and Contents:
A scrapbook records Rohlfs' career and includes correspondence, telegrams, programs, and newspaper articles. Loose photographs were reproduced on NASM Archives Videodisc 2B, and include family photographs as well as subjects relating to Rohlfs' career as described above.
Arrangement:
Photographs located in Videodisc Files; scrapbook is a single item.
Biographical / Historical:
Roland Rohlfs started his career establishing motorcycle records in 1914, before turning to the field of aviation. Rohlfs became an instructor and experimental test pilot with Curtiss Aeroplane Company during World War I, and he established speed and altitude records. Because of his popularity, he endorsed advertisements for such items as watches, spark plugs, parachutes and cars. In 1928, Rohlfs developed and patented an aerial neon sign, and established the Aerial Advertising Company to administer it. Toward the end of his career, he promoted private flying as a "Personal Flying Specialist" for the Civil Aviation Authority and he was an operations manager for Aeromarine Airways. Rohlfs was a member of the Early Birds.
Provenance:
Roland Rohlfs, Gift, Unknown, NASM.XXXX.0278
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:
Test pilots -- United States  Search this
Test pilots  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Citation:
Roland Rohlfs Collection, NASM.XXXX.0278, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0278
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0278

Boeing 247-D

Manufacturer:
Boeing Aircraft Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 22.6 m (74 ft)
Length: 15.7 m (51 ft 7 in)
Height: 3.8 m (12 ft 6 in)
Weight, gross: 6,192 kg (13,650 lb)
Weight, empty: 4,055 kg (8,940 lb)
Top speed: 322 km/h (200 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1934
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Civil Aeronautics Administration
Inventory Number:
A19540069000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9551f7679-9b6e-4b4f-8b71-086014a2ab7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19540069000

James H. Nicholson Amateur Radio Collection

Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Nicholson, James H., 1897-  Search this
Names:
United States. Navy  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Technical manuals
Date:
1920-1970.
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, audio tapes and other documents relating to James H. Nicholson's career in radio, both as a long-time amateur operator and in his career in the U.S. Navy in both world wars and civilian government employment before and after World War II; Nicholson's autobiography; reminiscences by his daughter; and publications of amateur radio organizations (particular the "Old Old Timers Club") in which he was active.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Radio operator during his service in the Navy, an operator on merchant ships after World War I, and a "ham" radio operator on shore. He set up a radio shop which included the first licensed radio station in Maine, WTAJ. During World War II he was in charge of Naval aviation radio and after the war he worked for the Civil Aeronautics Administration.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Division of Electricity by Patricia Kilkenny, daughter of J.H. Nicholson, on 12/30/1994.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Radio -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical manuals -- Electrical equipment
Citation:
James H. Nicholson Amateur Radio Collection, 1920-1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0577
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0577

Story Little Gee Bee

Maker:
Tom Story  Search this
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 9 m (29 ft 8 in)
Length: 5.7 m (19 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Weight: Empty, 218 kg (485 lb)
Gross, 334 kg (743 lb)
Engine: Continental A-40, 4-cylinder, 4-cycle, air-cooled,
65 horsepower
Cruising Speed: 172 km/h (107 mph)
Maximum Speed: 195 km/h (121 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Date:
1947
Credit Line:
Gift of the Experimental Aircraft Association, Portland Chapter 105
Inventory Number:
A20070023000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv950512f26-37e9-4f78-be59-6e222bb15466
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20070023000

Indicator, TACAN, Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), To/From, Type CA-1477/2

Manufactured for:
Civil Aeronautics Administration  Search this
Manufacturer:
Collins Radio Co.  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Aluminum Alloy
Copper Alloy
Unknown Plating
Glass
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 20 × 8.3 × 8.3cm (7 7/8 × 3 1/4 × 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Cole H. Morrow.
Inventory Number:
A20000619000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9017690e5-a978-4954-adee-e70881a516d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20000619000
Online Media:

Badge, Employee, Civil Aeronautics Administration

Materials:
Sterling Silver
Solder
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.5 × 1 × 2.2cm (1 × 3/8 × 7/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in Collection. Donor Unknown at this Time. Found on NASM Premises.
Inventory Number:
A19951349000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98b52ce95-b6ba-4b17-b270-0bae7882a310
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19951349000
Online Media:

Badge, Pilot (Instructor), Civil Aeronautics Administration

Materials:
Silver Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.5 × 1.6 × 0.8cm (2 15/16 × 5/8 × 5/16 in.)
Storage: 12.7 × 6.4 × 5.7cm (5 × 2 1/2 × 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
Inventory Number:
A19950268000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a98483d9-9183-40d3-9bda-57057d2b7bfb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19950268000
Online Media:

Badge, Pilot, Civil Aeronautics Administration

Materials:
Silver Alloy
Enamel
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D (Badge): 5.1 × 1.3 × 1.3cm (2 × 1/2 × 1/2 in.)
Storage: 10.2 × 6.4 × 6.4cm (4 × 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
Inventory Number:
A19950269000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93afad124-647e-46fe-bfe9-444cbeaab3d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19950269000
Online Media:

Badge, Cap, Civil Aeronautics Administration

Materials:
Silver Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Badge): 5.7 × 4.8 × 0.6cm (2 1/4 × 1 7/8 × 1/4 in.)
Storage: 10.8 × 10.2 × 5.7cm (4 1/4 × 4 × 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
Inventory Number:
A19950270000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96e2a1f98-e1c2-4abc-a41e-d96a25fb44d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19950270000
Online Media:

Badge, Employee, Civil Aeronautics Administration

Materials:
Silver Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Badge, overall): 2.5 × 2.1 × 0.5cm (1 × 13/16 × 3/16 in.)
Storage: 7.6 × 7.6 × 5.7cm (3 × 3 × 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
Inventory Number:
A19950271000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a6b6dd1a-44be-4714-9004-8ebbefbccc19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19950271000
Online Media:

Badge, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.5 × 4.3 × 0.3cm (2 15/16 × 1 11/16 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9110a0a21-935f-45c5-9dac-4b3e4684a90f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670000
Online Media:

Badge, Flight Test, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 5.2 × 0.3cm (3 × 2 1/16 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv98966722d-48cd-4344-b3a6-a7b12a8a8726
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670001
Online Media:

Badge, Flight Test, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Natural Fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 3.5 × 0.3cm (3 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9680fe040-e29f-4293-828b-7f91d464a01b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670002
Online Media:

Badge, Mechanic, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 5.2 × 0.3cm (3 × 2 1/16 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a28ef02f-c223-45a1-aff5-37f58f0163c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670003
Online Media:

Badge, Mechanic, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Natural Fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 3.5 × 0.3cm (3 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670004
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e14bbd88-ea6c-4795-ba88-5f7592db0e9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670004
Online Media:

Badge, Coordinator, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.3 × 5.1 × 0.3cm (2 7/8 × 2 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670005
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv915257b02-c33e-4dcf-8b70-9d3dcd2fc858
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670005
Online Media:

Badge, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautics Board, Civil Air Patrol (CAP)

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 3.5 × 0.3cm (3 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670006
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91818c0f0-dd46-46c7-87e2-1f7d47e1e4bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670006
Online Media:

Badge, Ground Instructor, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 5.2 × 0.3cm (3 × 2 1/16 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv95e1148da-daa5-4012-bac4-0fc545704635
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670007
Online Media:

Badge, Ground Instructor, War Training Service, Civil Aeronautic Administration

Materials:
Felt
Embroidery Thread
Coated Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 3.5 × 0.3cm (3 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in.)
Storage: 11.4 × 7.9 × 0.3cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711670008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93ba03e44-afb8-45bd-a23c-7bde6672ce02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711670008
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