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Sumner Sewall Maine's First World War fighter ace James Wilberg

Author:
Wilberg, James  Search this
Physical description:
154 pages illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Date:
2019
Topic:
Fighter pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113512

All blood runs red the legendary life of Eugene Bullard-- boxer, pilot, soldier, spy Phil Keith with Tom Clavin

Author:
Keith, Phil 1946-  Search this
Clavin, Thomas  Search this
Physical description:
350 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
France
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
African American fighter pilots  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
African American boxers  Search this
Race discrimination--History  Search this
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114387

First to fight an American volunteer in the French Foreign Legion and the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I Steven T. Tom

Author:
Tom, Steven T  Search this
Subject:
France Armée Escadrille Lafayette  Search this
France Armée Légion étrangère Equipment  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 295 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
France
Asheville (N.C.)
Date:
2019
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, French  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--French  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114943

The man in the battle plane words by W.F. Boosey ; music by Emma Stephens

Title:
Like warriors of old, these airmen bold
You've heard in song, of men who fought
Author:
Stephens, Emma  Search this
Boosey, W. F  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 pages) 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1917
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Air warfare  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
Flight  Search this
Marches (Voice with piano)  Search this
Patriotic music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Explosions  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982465

Als Kampfflieger am Suez-Kanal von Hans Henkelburg

Author:
Henkelburg, Hans  Search this
Physical description:
116 pages, 15 pages of plates illustrations, 1 map 19 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, German
Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives
Place:
Egypt
Date:
1917
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, German  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns  Search this
Military campaigns  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--German  Search this
Call number:
D568.2 .H52 1917
D568.2.H52 1917
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287745

Doppeldecker "C 666" als Flieger im Westen von Oberleutnant Heydemarck

Author:
Haupt Heydemarck b. 1891  Search this
Physical description:
112 pages 19 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, German
Personal narratives
Date:
1916
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
Call number:
D604.H24 1916X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_282583

L'Aéronautique pendant la guerre mondiale

Title:
1914-1918
Author:
Brunoff, Maurice de  Search this
Marchis, L (Lucien) b. 1863  Search this
Physical description:
[8], viii, 735 pages illustrations (part color), maps, ports 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1919
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
Call number:
UG630 .A36 1919
UG630.A25 1919
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_284055

Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album

Creator:
Stupe, Albert  Search this
Stupe, Willy  Search this
Names:
Boelcke, Oswald, 1891-1916  Search this
Brandenburg, Ernst, 1883-1952  Search this
Hindenburg, Paul von, 1847-1934  Search this
Kaiser Wilhelm II  Search this
Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918  Search this
Stupe, Albert  Search this
Stupe, Willy  Search this
Extent:
0.51 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Photographs
Date:
1895-1919
Summary:
The Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album (acc. 1991.0037) shows German soldiers in both formal and informal settings; living quarters and airfields; airplanes and the bombs they dropped; and the towns in which the military installments were situated. A variety of aircraft and high profile personalities also appear in this album.
Scope and Contents:
The Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album contains photographs of soldiers of the 95th and 135th Infantry Regiments. The photographs record soldier life in both formal and informal settings, showing their living quarters and airfields; the airplanes they flew and the bombs they dropped; as well as the towns in which the airfields were situated. Several pages are dedicated to Kampfgeschwader 3, the England-Geschwader. It was this bomber squadron, under the command of Captain Ernst Brandenburg, that was responsible for the bombing of London by airplanes, an achievement which earned both Captain Brandenburg and his successor, Captain Rudolf Kleine, the Pour le Mérite.

A variety of aircraft also appear in this album, including: Gotha G.IV, Fokker E.II, LFG Roland, and LVG C.III. A number of images document the visits of high-profile German personalities to the units--Kaiser Wilhelm, General von Hindenberg, and Germany's most famous ace, Baron von Richthofen--while several photographs memorialize the funeral of flying ace Oswald Boelcke.
Arrangement:
The Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album is in its original order. A group of ten postcards in folder two (acc. 1991.0054) are in no particular order.
Biographical/Historical note:
Willy Stupe (1889-1951) and his younger brother Albert (1891-1917) were born in Coburg, Germany, where they also began their military service. The brothers both served in the 95th Infantry Regiment (6th Thuringian) at some point during their military careers. Leutnant Albert Stupe was a decorated officer, having received two Iron Crosses and other combat medals. World War I German casualty lists for 1914-1919 show that Albert, who is said to have been a pilot, was killed in action on July 31, 1917.

Willy spent some of his military service as a paymaster and is said to have served in a motorcycle unit. He immigrated to the United States in 1921, declaring (as Willy Stuppe) his intentions be become an American citizen. Willy lived out the rest of his days with his wife, Cora Caesar, working as a merchant in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area until his death in 1951.
Provenance:
Kevin B. Skinner, Gift, 1991, 1991.0037, 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 Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Germany  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
LFG Roland Family  Search this
Fokker E.II (M 14)  Search this
Gotha G.IV  Search this
LVG C.III  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany  Search this
War -- World War I soldiers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums
Photographs
Citation:
Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album, Acc. 1991.0037, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0037
See more items in:
Albert and Willy Stupe World War I Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0037
Online Media:

Edward V. Rickenbacker Microfilm Collection

Creator:
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973  Search this
Names:
American Airlines  Search this
Eastern Airlines, Inc.  Search this
Fokker Aircraft Corp  Search this
United States. Air Force. Military Air Transport Service  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 1st Pursuit Group. 94th Aero Squadron  Search this
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((5 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Reports
Date:
1913-1973
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two annual reports, two photograph albums, and a set of microfilm of 26 scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings chronicling Rickenbacker's aviation career. The two photo albums are as follows: 'In Commemoration of the Dedication of the Rickenbacker Foundation,' and 'The Great Silver Fleet,' which features imagery from the 1941 Georgia crash. There are also two annual reports: United Aircraft and Transport Corporation First Annual Report to Stockholders,' 1929 and 'Central Airlines Annual Report, 1965.'
Biographical / Historical:
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (1890-1973) had only a sixth grade education but became a leading aviation figure in both military and civilian circles. Rickenbacker was a fighter ace during World War I, where as a member of the 94th Aero Squadron he shot down 22 German aircraft and 4 observation balloons. He became a colonel in the Army Air Reserves and during WWII helped form the Military Air Transport Services. In the civilian sector, Rickenbacker worked at several airlines, including Fokker Aircraft Corporation and American Airways, before going to work at Eastern Airlines in 1934. In 1939 Rickenbacker became Eastern's president and chairman, positions he held until 1963.
General:
Note: The physical scrapbooks were deaccessioned to Auburn University Library in 1996. The National Air and Space Museum holds a microfilm copy.
NASMrev
Provenance:
Estate of Edward Vernon Rickenbacker, unknown, 1973, XXXX-0525, unknown
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:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0525
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0525

World War I German Aviation Photographs

Names:
Udet, Ernst, General  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1914-1918
Summary:
The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collection consists of images of a number of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Included in the collection are photographs of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German), including various types of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft, and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs.
Scope and Contents:
This small collection is comprised of photographs of a large variety of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Contained herein are images of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German) including various models of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs.
The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collection consists of images of a number of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Included in the collection are photographs of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German), including various types of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft, and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collecetion is arranged by content type.
Provenance:
Unknown.
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Airplanes -- Germany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
World War I German Aviation Photographs, Accession XXXX.0590, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0590
See more items in:
World War I German Aviation Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0590
Online Media:

World War I Exhibit Collection

Topic:
Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air (Museum exhibit)
Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
2.7 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 oversized box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
1914-[ca. 1980s]
bulk 1914-1918
Summary:
This collection is a product of the material gathered for the exhibit, book, brochure and poster. It includes a large amount of additional information gathered for research but not used. The Collection is divided into six series: I. Exhibit Catalog Images; II. Exhibit Only Images; III. Brochure Images; IV. Poster Images; V. Original Photography; VI. Research Collection. Different sized black and white and color photographs, mostly 8 x 10s, are included in most of the series, although captions are not always provided. Other types of materials are corresponding negatives, photocopies, glass plate negatives and color transparencies.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is a product of the material gathered for the exhibit, book, brochure and poster. It includes a large amount of additional information gathered for research but not used. The Collection is divided into six series: I. Exhibit Catalog Images; II. Exhibit Only Images; III. Brochure Images; IV. Poster Images; V. Original Photography; VI. Research Collection. Different sized black and white and color photographs, mostly 8 x 10s, are included in most of the series, although captions are not always provided. Other types of materials are corresponding negatives, photocopies, glass plate negatives and color transparencies.

The following was added to this collection on July 28, 2006: photographs, notes, correspondence, photography requests and receipts, and research articles. This material was separated into two series: 7: General research information, including approved scripts, photographs, information gathered in the making of a brochure for this exhibit, and information on World War I aircraft engines; 8: Photographic request correspondence, receipts, and transparencies, separated by specific organizations and individuals.

The ninth series was added in April of 2019: original archival materials that had been displayed in this exhibit, including record albums, manuals and dictionaries/glossaries, C & A Wittemann Aeronautical Supplies catalog, photographs (including Sanke Cards), a 1918 Experimental Scout Plan (SE-5) Model drawing, military correspondence and logbook belonging to Lancelot Bellinger, Royal Marines.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The World War I Exhibit Collection is arranged in series as organized by the exhibit curators.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1991, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit with a correlating text called 'Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air'. The Great War, as World War I was originally called, was one of the bloodiest wars known to man, with over 11 million soldiers killed on the battle field and in the air. The collection is mostly dedicated to the war in the air and encompasses the harsh reality as well as the not so realistic images of World War I.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Various, Transfer, 1993, 1993-0063, see Donor Correspondence
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:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Negatives
Photographs
Citation:
World War I Exhibit Collection, Acc. NASM.1993.0063, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1993.0063
See more items in:
World War I Exhibit Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1993-0063
Online Media:

Paul R. Stockton Scrapbook

Creator:
Stockton, Paul R., 1880-1919  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
New York. National Guard. First Aero Company  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 12th Aero Squadron  Search this
Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918  Search this
Stockton, Paul R., 1880-1919  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1916-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection provides extensive documentation on the flying career of Paul R. Stockton from his entry into the New York Air National Guard through his service in France and Germany and eventual discharge in 1919. Included in this collection is documentation of the activies, personnel and equipment of Stockton's squadron, as well as are excellent aerial photographs of airplanes and before and after photographs of target areas. Many of the photographs show Marie, the Belgian police dog Stockton raised during the war. (Marie later appeared in motion pictures with Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino and others). One image is purportedly from one of the aircraft of Baron von Richtofen's "Flying Circus." Also included in this scrapbook are certificates of Stockton's appointments to corporal and to 1st lieutenant, hotel menus, copies of leaflets dropped by US aviators behind the German lines, examples of European currency, train and bus tickets, fabric swatches from aircraft, Stockton's pilot license and other such ephemera.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul R. Stockton (1880-1962) enlisted in the Signal Corps from 1906-1909 and served in Cuba and Puerto Rico. He made his first flight in 1916 as a member of the First Aero Company, New York State National Guard at Mineola, New York. In 1917 Stockton was ordered overseas and served as the Commanding Officer of the 12th Aero Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces. Stockton was discharged in 1919, and was later a member of the Early Birds.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0283, unknown
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:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0283
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0283
Online Media:

Ellington Field Albums

Names:
Ellington Field, Texas  Search this
Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917  Search this
Extent:
0.46 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Date:
1917-1918
Summary:
The Ellington Field Albums Collection consists of scrapbooks of photographs taken in and around Ellington Field, Texas, during World War I. The photographs document troop training, equipment, and facilities at the field. The scrapbooks also include photographs taken at ceremonies commemorating the death of the French ace Georges Guynemer in 1917.
Scope and Contents:
The Ellington Field Albums Collection consists of scrapbooks of photographs taken in and around Ellington Field, Texas, during World War I. The photographs document troop training, equipment, and facilities at the field. The scrapbooks also include photographs taken at ceremonies commemorating the death of the French ace Georges Guynemer in 1917.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
W. H. Frank, Gift, XXXX-0342.
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:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Flight training  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Citation:
Ellington Field Albums Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0342, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0342
See more items in:
Ellington Field Albums
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0342
Online Media:

Alexander de Seversky Russian Photograph Album

Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Date:
bulk 1912-1915
Summary:
This 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 inch black-paged photograph album, with captions in Russian, comes from the estate of Alexander de Seversky. It contains aerial photographs, images of the Russian officers and sailors, hangars and shipyards, and various float planes, some equipped with pontoons for use on ice. Aircraft seen in the photographs include the Sikorsky S-10 Hydro, Sikorsky S-5A, Sikorsky Il'ya Muromets on floats, Grigorovich pusher seaplane, Franco-British Aviation Co. Ltd. FBA Model C, and Maurice Farman M.F.11.
Scope and Contents:
This 12 1/2 by 9 1/2 inch black-paged photograph album, with captions in Russian, comes from the estate of Alexander de Seversky. It contains aerial photographs, images of the Russian officers and sailors, hangars and shipyards, and various float planes, some equipped with pontoons for use on ice. Aircraft seen in the photographs include the Sikorsky S-10 Hydro, Sikorsky S-5A, Sikorsky Il'ya Muromets on floats, Grigorovich pusher seaplane, Franco-British Aviation Co. Ltd. FBA Model C, and Maurice Farman M.F. 11.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The Alexander de Seversky Russian Photograph Album Collection is arranged in the collection's original orderby content type.
Biographical / Historical:
Alexander de Seversky (1894-1974) was born in Russian Georgia and graduated from the Imperial Russian Naval Academy. He took a postgraduate course at the Military School of Aeronautics where he learned to fly a Farman 4. Upon the outbreak of World War I, he began service with the Baltic Fleet as a naval combat pilot. Seversky shot down 13 German aircraft during the war and lost his right leg during a bombing mission in 1915. After the Russian revolution he became an American citizen and worked as a test pilot and inspector for the US government. In the 1930s he organized the Seversky Aircraft Corporation. Seversky set numerous speed records during the 1930s and is credited with playing a major role in important aviation technological breakthroughs.
Provenance:
Joshua Stoff, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Gift, 2005
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics -- Russia  Search this
Sikorsky (Igor) S-10, Hydro  Search this
Sikorsky (Igor) S-5A  Search this
Sikorsky (Igor) S-22 Il-ya Muroments  Search this
Farman (Maurice) M.F.11  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Citation:
Alexander de Seversky Russian Photograph Album, NASM.2005.-0016, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0016
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2005-0016
Online Media:

World War I German Pilot Photographs

Creator:
Phillips, A.M.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1914-1918
Summary:
This collection, a part of the larger A. M. Phillips collection, contains 76 photographs of German World War I pilots. The photographs are of various sizes and on various types of paper. Of these, 73 are black and white and 3 are sepia toned. Most have caption information on the reverse.
Scope and Contents:
This collection, a part of the larger A. M. Phillips collection, contains 76 photographs of German World War I pilots. The photographs are of various sizes and on various types of paper. Of these, 73 are black and white and 3 are sepia toned. Most have caption information on the reverse.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The World War I German Pilot Photographs Collection is arranged in its original order.
Biographical / Historical:
A collection of approximately 10,000 World War I photographs was assembled from various sources by Mr. A. M. Phillips, who contacted NASM in December 1963 to offer the collection for sale. NASM obtained a gift from the Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. in May, 1964 in the amount of {dollar}5,000 to purchase the collection. NASM received the collection on August 14, 1964.
Provenance:
Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. - A.M. Phillips, Gift, 2008, NASM.XXXX.0848
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
World War I German Pilot Photographs, Accession XXXX-0848, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0848
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0848
Online Media:

German aircraft of the First World War [by] Peter Gray and Owen Thetford

Author:
Gray, Peter Laurence  Search this
Thetford, Owen Gordon 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxviii, 600 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
[1971, c1962]
Topic:
Airplanes, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
Call number:
TL685.3 .G779 1971
TL685.3.G779 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5897

World War I Italian South Tyrol Aviation Photograph Album

Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Date:
bulk 1916-1917
Biographical / Historical:
Although nominally a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary since 1882, in 1915 Italy entered World War I on the side of the Allied Forces and declared war on Austria-Hungary. Austrian and Italian forces fought high in the mountainous and disputed territory of the South Tyrol and in 1918 Italian forces occupied the region, which they would be awarded postwar under the terms of the Treaty of Saint-Germain.
Provenance:
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Gift, 2005
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:
Aeronautics -- Italy  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
Aeronautics -- Italy  Search this
Brandenburg C.I  Search this
Oeffag C.II  Search this
Nieuport 17  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Citation:
World War I Italian South Tyrol Aviation Photograph Album, Accession 2005-0017, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2005.0017
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2005-0017

Paul Ernst World War I Photograph Album

Creator:
Ernst, Paul.  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Maps
Date:
1916-1918
Summary:
This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting all aspects of an Austro-Hungarian officer's experience on the Eastern and South Tyrol Fronts of World War I. It includes photographs as well as maps.
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook includes images of all aspects of an Austro-Hungarian officer's experience on the Eastern and South Tyrol Fronts of World War I. Photographs include images of such cities as Trieste and Venice, of informal celebrations, life in the field, artillery, a lighter than air hangar used for the assembly of heavier than air craft, aircraft wrecks, war dead and executions of soldiers, as well as air to air images of World War I aircraft and several of a laboratory with wind tunnel. Aircraft featured in the scrapbook include the Albatros B.I, Aviatik B.II, Aviatik B.III, Aviatik triplane fighter, Brandenburg C.I (U), Brandenburg D.I (Ph), Brandenburg G.I, Brandenburg KD, Fokker A.III, Knoller B.I (Th), Lloyd triplane bomber (Type LK 1), Lohner B.I, Oeffag C.I, Phonix C.I, Rumpler B.I and Von Mises bomber (Type Gr.I). Also included are maps of the Eastern front and of towns including Kovel, Trojanowka, Loboml and Mielnica.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Ernst flew as an observer for the the Austro-Hungarian Army in World War I. His unit, Fliegerkompagnie 27, served on the Russian Front from June 1916 to December 1917. From March to October of 1918, Flik 27 flew on the South Tyrol front. Dr. Paul Ernst later taught at the Department of Applied Physics at the University at Glasgow, Scotland and in 1946 came to the United States, where he began work at Aberdeen Proving Ground
Provenance:
Estate of Gertrud Ernst, Gift, 2004, NASM.2004.0030
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:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front  Search this
Albatros B.IIl  Search this
Aviatik B.II  Search this
Aviatik B.IIl  Search this
Brandenburg C.I (U)  Search this
Brandenburg KDW  Search this
Brandenburg D.I (Ph)  Search this
Brandenburg G.I l  Search this
Knoller B.I  Search this
Lohner B.I Series 11 Pfeilflieger (Arrow Flyer)  Search this
Oeffag C.II  Search this
Phonix C.1  Search this
Rumpler B.I (Typ 4A)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Maps
Citation:
Paul Ernst World War I Photograph Album, NASM.2004.0030, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0030
See more items in:
Paul Ernst World War I Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0030
Online Media:

Dezsö Becker World War I Photo Albums

Creator:
Becker, Dezsö, 1896-1945  Search this
Extent:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
Austria
Date:
1914-1940
Summary:
This collection consists of photo albums and loose photographs documenting Dezsö Becker's World War I aviation career, as well as photocopies of Becker's death certificate and Buchenwald Camp entry paperwork.
Scope and Contents:
This donation consists of the following material documenting Dezsö Becker's World War I aviation career: a 13 by 11 inch cloth photo album, black background with flowers; a 7 by 9 inch gray photo album; and 24 black and white photographs. The larger photo album contains images of the following: Becker; a Russian pilot and his aircraft; the hangars and officer's mess of the FliK 44; an aircraft crash; and reconnaissance images of Bacau and other sites in Romania, including the Szentkatolna Airport, the bridge over the Szeret River, and the towns of Moinesti and Doftana. The album has Hungarian captions, which have been translated by the donor. The smaller photo album contains eight autographed 5 by 7 black and white portraits of Becker's comrades in the FliK 44. The loose photographs are mostly official portraits of Becker, but there are also a few group shots of the FliK 44. This collection also includes a small snapshot of Becker's Bradenburg C.I(U) mounted onto cardboard, with autographs on the reverse. There are also photocopies of Becker's death certificate and Buchenwald Camp entry paperwork.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by type of material. Folder titles in brackets were applied by the archivist.
Biographical / Historical:
Dezsö Becker (1896-1945), a bookkeeper by profession and a skilled amateur photographer, was a Lieutenant with the FliegerKompanie (FliK) 44 in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. FliK 44 was activated in April of 1917 as a reconnaissance unit. From May until December 1917, Becker was on the Romanian Front (Siebenburgen) and from January 1918 until October 1918, he was on the Piave Front. He was a photographer for the FliK 44, and flew in a Bradenburg C.I(U). Becker was a decorated World War Air Corps Officer; however, because he was a Hungarian Jew he was drafted into an army labor battalion in 1940, first as an officer, than as a forced laborer. He was shipped to the provinces of Hungary and later to Germany. Becker died in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, January 1945.
Provenance:
Ivan Becker, Gift, 2007, NASM.2008.0004
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:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities  Search this
Bradenburg C.I.(U)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Citation:
Dezsö Becker World War I Photo Albums, NASM.2008.0004, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2008.0004
See more items in:
Dezsö Becker World War I Photo Albums
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2008-0004
Online Media:

Carlisle S. Fliedner

Creator:
Fliedner, Carlisle S.  Search this
Names:
Pennsylvania (Battleship)  Search this
United States. Navy. Air Station. Panillac, Gironde, France  Search this
Fliedner, Carlisle S.  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1916-1919
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbooks holds photographs of Carlisle S. Fliedner 's personal experiences and eyewitness accounts of World War I. Included in the scrapbook are photographs of construction of the United States Navy Air Station in Panillac, Gironde, France. Also included in this collection are photographs of World War I seaplanes, Curtiss twin flying boats, several de Havilland aircraft, the battleship USS Pennsylvania, the then new flagship for the Atlantic fleet, the 1919 NC-4 transatlantic flight, and candid photographs of the then Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0047, unknown
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:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Curtiss NC-4 (P2N-1)  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Transatlantic flights  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0047
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0047

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