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Badge, Pilot, Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)

Materials:
Silver
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 x 1.3 x 2cm (3 x 1/2 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711308000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/nv9b54c5b61-ad2a-4f8c-b885-b64a09c66ff9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711308000

National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives

Creator:
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Aero Club of America  Search this
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)  Search this
National Air Races  Search this
Extent:
80.75 Cubic feet
81.29 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
1914-1995
bulk 1914-1995
Summary:
The National Aeronautical Association (NAA) was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of records of the National Aeronautical Association (NAA). The material includes documents on programs to heighten public awareness of aviation, such as the NAA newsletter and material on special events staged by NAA; material relating to the NAA's educational programs and clubs, such as college aviation clubs; material outlining NAA's active role in supporting and promoting competitive aeronautic events. The collection also includes Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) license cards, business records, minutes, and correspondence of the NAA and material on aviation awards supported or given by NAA such as the Wright and Collier Trophies.

There is also newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, reports, publications, magazines, certificates, books, ribbons, badges, maps, drawings and photos.

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. Documents with personally identifiable information (PII) have not been digitized.
Arrangement:
Arranged into series and subseries. Placed in chronological order within each series and subseries with undated materials placed at the end.

Series 1: Licenses & Registration

1:1 License Records

1:2 Registration of Race Airplanes

1:3 Sporting Licenses Records

1:4 Timers & Timing Info

Series 2: Women's Races / Events

2:1 All-Women International

2:2 Skylady Derby

2:3 All-Woman Transcontinental

2:4 Misc. Races/Events

Series 3: Events, Races & Awards

3:1 Wright Trophy

3:2 Collier Trophy

3:3 Brewer Trophy

3:4 Elder Statesman of Aviation

3:5 Air & Balloon Races

3:6 Gliding & Soaring

3:7 Aeromodeling

3:8 Parachuting & Skydiving

3:9 Aerobatics

3:10 Misc. Events

Series 4: Attempted & Sanctioned Records

4:1 Record Application Materials

4:2 Administrative re: Records

Series 5: Administrative Records

5:1 Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)

5: 2 National Aeronautical Association (NAA)

5:3 Chapters/Associations/Affiliates

5:4 Misc. Administrative Records

Series 6: Newsletters, Bulletins and Magazines of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) & National Aeronautical Association (NAA)

Series 7: Other Publications
Biographical / Historical:
The Aero Club of America, established in 1905, was reorganized in 1922 as the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The NAA was created to advance the art and science of aviation and related subjects and the diffusion of knowledge thereof by educational means. The NAA has tried to meet this goal by keeping the public informed on the importance of aeronautics and space, by instituting space education programs to stimulate youth interest and by promoting and aiding competitive and sporting aeronautic events.
Provenance:
Jonathan Gaffney, gift, unknown date
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 -- Awards  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautical sports  Search this
Gliding and soaring  Search this
manuscripts  Search this
Awards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
National Aeronautical Association (NAA) Archives (1918-1976), Acc. XXXX-0209, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0209
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Edward White's First Spacewalk

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2015-01-06T17:46:45.000Z
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Going Through Neil Armstrong's Purse

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2015-03-20T21:30:31.000Z
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"Family Of The Sun" - The Planets of Our Solar System in Song

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2009-08-21T19:58:18.000Z
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Black Wings: African American Pioneers

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Type:
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2011-08-31T20:38:20.000Z
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Lunar Module 2 Disassembly and Move

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2015-10-22T20:44:40.000Z
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Transforming Milestones of Flight

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2014-04-03T13:55:20.000Z
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Bringing an Object to Life - What's New in Aerospace?

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Type:
Conversations and talks
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2015-02-06T15:21:56.000Z
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Looking at Moon Dust: An Apollo Artifact Comes Out of Storage

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2015-01-12T19:01:56.000Z
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National Air and Space Museum Installs 747 Forward Fuselage

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2007-07-17T19:43:00.000Z
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Ask an Expert -- Night at the Museum 2 the Real Stuff: The Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
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Uploaded:
2010-08-03T22:16:49.000Z
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Hindenburg Disaster May 6, 1937

Creator:
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Type:
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2010-04-23T22:08:06.000Z
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September 11: FAA Closure of US Airspace

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Type:
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2009-09-11T13:50:16.000Z
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Aleksei Leonov's First Spacewalk

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2015-01-07T13:55:24.000Z
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Before This Decade is Out: The 50th Anniversary of Kennedy's Declaration

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2011-06-06T16:35:42.000Z
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Leonardo's Flight

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2013-10-26T19:55:06.000Z
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Alan Bean: Artist/Astronaut

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2009-07-06T17:22:14.000Z
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The Campaign for the National Air and Space Museum

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2014-10-20T19:45:40.000Z
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The Overview Effect

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