Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
5 documents - page 1 of 1

71st Aerial Refueling Squadron Photographs [Considine]

Creator:
Considine, John E.  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 slim box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
bulk 1964-1969
Summary:
John E. Considine was in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1969 during which time he was assigned to the 71st Aerial Refueling Squadron stationed at Dow Air Force Base, Maine. During 1967 and 1968, Considine was assigned to temporary duty at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield and Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand. This collection consists of 199 cardboard mounted 35mm color slides of images taken by Considine during his service with the US Air Force in and around Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand; U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand; and Dow Air Force Base, Maine; as well as images taken in flight over Laos and North Vietnam. The collection also includes some prints made from the slides as well as CDs of scans made from the slides by the donor.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 199 cardboard mounted 35mm color slides. Accompanying the slides are CDs of scans made by the donor. The collection also contains twenty-one 4 by 6 inch color prints of images that are in the slides/CDs. Photos were taken in and around Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand; U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand; and Dow Air Force Base, Maine. There are also images taken in flight over Laos and North Vietnam. Many of the photographs are air to air views taken from the tanker during aerial refueling operations and there are also photographs of various squadron personnel and facilities as well as a set of images of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team performing. Aircraft depicted in the photographs include the Republic F-105 Thunderchief; Boeing RB-47 Stratojet; Boeing RC-135; Boeing B-52 Stratofortress; Boeing KC-135; Convair B-58 Hustler; North American F-100 Super Sabre; McDonnell F-101 Voodoo; McDonnell F-4C (F-110A) Phantom II; Douglas RB-66 Destroyer; Lockheed F-104 Starfighter; and North American F-86 Sabre.

Images shown with this collection are repurposed from the scans provided by the donor.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
John E. Considine was in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1969. Considine completed navigator training at James Connally Air Force Base, Texas, and then was assigned to the 71st Aerial Refueling Squadron stationed at Dow Air Force Base, Maine. During 1967 and 1968, Considine was assigned to temporary duty at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield and Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand. The 71st Aerial Refueling Squadron was moved to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana in 1968 and Considine retired in 1969 at the rank of captain.
Provenance:
John E. Considine, Gift, 2017, NASM.2017.0046
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:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Republic F-105 Thunderchief Family  Search this
North American F-100 Super Sabre (Sabre 45) Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
71st Aerial Refueling Squadron Photographs [Considine], NASM.2017.0046, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2017.0046
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg22ade4c0f-db41-47ec-8f93-e60687ab9a97
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2017-0046
Online Media:

Vietnam Color Slides and Archival Material [Keller]

Creator:
Keller, Richard  Search this
Names:
Keller, Richard  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Pamphlets
Date:
1966-1967
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following: United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam 'Command Information,' and 'The Enemy ...in Vietnam,' February 1967; Trainee Handout for Small Arms Training Unit; Ready Reference Facts on South Vietnam; 'Information Guidance for Military Units Alerted for Vietnam,' August 1966; handout on the 366th Tactical Fighter Wing 'Gunfighters' at DaNang Air Base; a North Vietnamese Propaganda Handbook, 1968; four chits, including a safe-conduct pass; and 105 color slides of aircraft, personnel and Vietnamese scenes shot by Keller and copied by the Museum's Photo Lab.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Keller was an Aircraft Electrical Repairman Specialist at Ta Son Nhut AFB RVN during 1966-1967, where he was a North American F-100 maintenance mechanic.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Richard Keller, Gift, 1993, 1993-0025, 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:
North American F-100 Super Sabre (Sabre 45) Family  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Pamphlets
Identifier:
NASM.1993.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2cfa87066-707e-42f6-8f4b-759a9472bb2d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1993-0025

Lawrence V. Smith Military Color Slide Collection

Creator:
Smith, Lawrence V. (Lawrence Victor), 1931-2010  Search this
Names:
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.)  Search this
Skylab Program  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot ((3 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Date:
bulk 1970s-1990s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 2,931 slides taken by Lawrence V. Smith of the following aircraft and spacecraft: Bell AH-1W (AH-1T+) SuperCobra; Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey); Sikorsky (S-70B) SH-60B Seahawk; Sikorsky (S-80) CH-53E Super; North American F-100 Super Sabre; Lockheed P-3 Orion; Grumman F-14 Tomcat; General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon; Lockheed C-130 Hercules; Skylab, Skylab 2; and (Space Shuttle) Endeavour (OV-15). The collection also contains slides of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia; the National Air and Space Museum; and general military shots of parachutists, military vehicles, marine landings and military air stations.
Biographical / Historical:
Lawrence V. Smith (1931-2010) was an Emmy Award-winning photographer. He received a bachlelor's degree in Education, majoring in Physical Science from Illinois State University and then began work on a Doctorate in biochemistry at Iowa State College. After a semester at Iowa State, Smith dropped out and accepted a position as a chemist at the US Rubber Company in Joliet, Illinois. Having lost his student exemption, Smith was drafted in the Army where he was an electronics instructor for the Nike guided missile system. During the mid-1950s he started to become involved in motion picture when he filmed an air show crash and sold the footage to the Today Show. Highlights of Smith's career include: his work as a CBS cameraman in Cuba, where he traveled with Castro during the Cuban Revolution, earning him his first Emmy; his work as a cameraman/correspondent for ABC-TV during the early states of the Vietnam War in 1965, garnering him his second Emmy; and his work as director of photography for Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom where he won two more Emmy award certificates. Smith worked under contract for the US Information Agency (USIA) specializing in helicopter photography of Apollo missions 11 through 16 and later covered aspects of the Skylab Program. Smith later had several independent film companies in Jacksonville Florida, where he expanded into video and began his own image library, specializing in transportation photography.
Provenance:
Linda Lockwood Smith, Gift, 2016
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
Lockheed C-130 Hercules Family  Search this
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) Series  Search this
North American F-100 Super Sabre (Sabre 45) Family  Search this
Bell AH-1W (AH-1T+) SuperCobra  Search this
(Space Shuttle) Endeavour (OV-15)  Search this
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon  Search this
Sikorsky (S-70B) SH-60B Seahawkl  Search this
Sikorsky (S-80) CH-53E Super  Search this
Lockheed P-3 Orion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Lawrence V. Smith Military Color Slide Collection, Accession 2016-0051 , National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2016.0051
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg295de2f2a-a7ee-4d43-a041-33979c43638e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2016-0051

North American Rockwell (Harrison Storms) Film Collection

Creator:
Storms, Harrison A., Jr., 1915-1992  Search this
Names:
North American Aviation, Inc.  Search this
North American Rockwell Corp  Search this
Project Apollo (U.S.)  Search this
Rockwell International  Search this
Storms, Harrison A., Jr., 1915-1992  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet ((25 film cans))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
[ca. 1950s-1980s]
bulk [ca. 1960s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of fifty-three films made by North American Rockwell during Storms' association with the corporation. This collection also consists of a folder of biographical information on Storms and 213 slides, which include the following topics: Apollo projects; Soviet spacecraft at an unknown Soviet museum; and images of the Bell 47G helicopter.
Biographical / Historical:
Harrison A. Storms, Jr., (1915-1992) helped design Apollo spacecraft and many other aerospace vehicles. A former executive of Rockwell International and its predecessor company, North American Aviation, Storms made contributions to over 40 aircraft and space vehicles. Storms received his bachelor and masters degrees in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University, and an aeronautical engineering degree from the California Institute of Technology. Storms was then employed as an aeronautical researcher at North American Aviation in 1941 and during World War II contributed to the advancement of jet propulsion technology. After World War II, Storms served as Chief Engineer of the X-15 program, and also helped design the F-51 Mustang, F-86 Sabre Jet, F-100 Super Sabre and the XB-70. Storms went on to become the President of North American's Space and Information Systems Division which won contracts for both the Saturn second stage launch vehicle and the Apollo command and service modules for the successful lunar landing program. Storms was the recipient of many honors and awards and a member of several professional organizations, including the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Phyllis Storms, gift, 1999, 1999-0021, North American Rockwell?
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:
North American P-51 Mustang Family  Search this
North American X-15  Search this
North American F-86 Sabre Family  Search this
North American F-100 Super Sabre (Sabre 45) Family  Search this
North American XB-70A (RS-70) Valkyrie  Search this
Bell 47G (helicopter)  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Aircraft industry -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0021
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg22d174531-4573-4b08-a281-8e0fa24595ea
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0021

North American F-100 Super Sabre (Sabre 45) Family

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer AN, Folder 650530-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / North American Aviation, Inc (Los Angeles, CA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2d35d3d26-df50-46d1-9640-83bdfb9d7d2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref41733

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • National Air and Space Museum Archives