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Hat Cord, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Likely Silk
Natural Fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 29.8 × 7 × 1.6cm (11 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 5/8 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Mary E. "Mother" Tusch
Inventory Number:
A19500121000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9aed63820-6abe-432e-88bc-f5668c8b2466
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19500121000
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Insignia, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Organic Fiber Fabric, Possibly Wool
Organic Fiber Thread
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 9.8 × 9.2 × 0.3cm (3 7/8 × 3 5/8 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Credit Line:
Gift of the family of John H. Rogers
Inventory Number:
A20181175000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96a6eb151-cce0-413b-a9e5-0fa8d1f524e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20181175000
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Insignia, Collar, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Overall: Brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.5 x 1.3 x 2.5cm (1 x 1/2 x 1 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara Grubb Weiner - daughter of Judge Kenneth Grubb.
Inventory Number:
A20100050002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv95c685eae-fe3f-434a-9a8b-434d88beb887
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edanmdm:nasm_A20100050002
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Insignia, Collar, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Gold Plating
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.7 × 3.2 × 0.6cm (1 1/16 × 1 1/4 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19951068000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f84e29af-8c2a-46c8-87bf-3f332da3fcfd
EDAN-URL:
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Insignia, Collar, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Gold Plating
Enamel
Solder
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.9 × 3.2 × 0.5cm (1 1/8 × 1 1/4 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19951069000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9fc5ab0e3-63c9-4dab-b651-e074960332f2
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Coat, Service, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Overall: Wool
Buttons and Insignia: Blackened Bronze
Dimensions:
Clothing: 74.9 x 73.7 x 6.4cm (29 1/2 x 29 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Military
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Paul E. Garber
Inventory Number:
A19721090000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv97e740005-f64b-4c68-8b35-00f12ae92dd9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721090000

Badge, Military Aviator, United States Army Signal Corps

Designer:
General Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold  Search this
Materials:
Overall - 14K Gold
Signal Flags - Silver
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 2.5 x 3.8cm (1 in. x 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1911-1912
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. T. Dewitt Milling
Inventory Number:
A19640053000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90d3044bd-bab8-48b8-907e-567d43db3f55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640053000
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Badge, Military Aviator, REPRODUCTION, United States Army Signal Corps

Materials:
Gold plated brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 4.5 x 1.3 x 2.5cm (1 3/4 x 1/2 x 1 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Miss Katherine M. Smart
Inventory Number:
A19710202000
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/nv95091df4a-c407-455b-8b60-fc5eb918acb3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19710202000

The Atlantic Transport Liner Minnekahda

Maker:
United States Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: photograph: 4 3/4 in x 7 in; 12.065 cm x 17.78 cm
overall: photo on board: 7 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
ca. 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3049.01
Nonaccession number:
2008.3049
Catalog number:
2008.3049.01
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-bc62-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1762895
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Showing contrast in mask used for man and horse

Maker:
United States Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: photo on board: 7 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 23.495 cm
overall: photograph: 6 in x 6 in; 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
France
Date made:
1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3049.03
Nonaccession number:
2008.3049
Catalog number:
2008.3049.03
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-38b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1762900
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U.S. Army Signal Corps pack-strap type radio receiver

Maker:
United States Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 15 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 39.37 cm x 24.765 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 17 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 43.18 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
radio receiver
Date made:
1917
Credit Line:
from the United States Bureau of Standards, Dept. of Commerce
ID Number:
EM.313598
Accession number:
188571
Catalog number:
313598
Collector/donor number:
R-2212
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b6aa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343520
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Fairfield Intermediate Air Depot

Collection Creator:
United States. Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1921
Scope and Contents:
This group of photographs shows facilities and aircraft at the Fairfield Air Intermediate Depot in 1921, including aerial views of the field. Many of the aircraft pictured (circa 1918-1921) were undergoing technical assessment by the Army Air Service at nearby McCook Field and Wilbur Wright Field. Several photographs show the wreckage of Dayton Wright DH-4 and Curtiss JN-4D Jenny training aircraft crashed in the local area.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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
Collection Citation:
Signal Corps Photographs, Acc. 1992.0040, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Signal Corps Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2815c5a39-19b8-427f-95ad-453d2428c403
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0040-ref505

U.S. Army Signal Corps type BC-103 radio and audio amplifier

Maker:
United States Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 1/2 in x 5 in x 8 1/4 in; 39.37 cm x 12.7 cm x 20.955 cm
Object Name:
radio receiver
Credit Line:
from Susan Horle
ID Number:
EM.313770
Accession number:
195337
Catalog number:
313770
Serial number:
85
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b6b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343526

U.S. Army Signal Corps BC-620 of SCR-509 radio transmitter and receiver

Maker:
United States Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 7 in x 16 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 17.78 cm x 41.91 cm
Object Name:
radio
radio transceiver
receiver and transmitter
ID Number:
EM.315214
Catalog number:
315214
Accession number:
217778
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5aa2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1336299

Historic Images (Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company)

Collection Creator:
United States. Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1908-1913
Scope and Contents:
This group of photographs consists of historical images (circa 1908-1913) relating to the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company, Hammondsport, New York, most of which were taken by Curtiss photographer Harry M. Benner. This group contains photographs of Aerial Experiment Association (AEA) aircraft (the Aerodrome No 1 Red Wing, the Aerodrome No 2 White Wing, the Aerodrome No 3 Loon, the Aerodrome No 4 Silver Dart, and the Cygnet II) and an assortment of Curtiss models, including Lincoln Beachey at the controls of his Curtiss Beachey Special, Curtiss C-2 (AB-2), Ruth Law at the controls of her Curtiss Model D Headless, Curtiss Flying Boat No.2 "The Flying Fish," Curtiss Flying Boat Model F, the twin-engined Curtiss Model H "America" (H-1), Curtiss J (floatplane version), Curtiss JN-2 Jenny, Curtiss NC-1, Curtiss 18-T Wasp (Curtiss-Kirkham), and the Curtiss 1914 Rebuild of the Langley (Samuel P.) Aerodrome A.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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
Collection Citation:
Signal Corps Photographs, Acc. 1992.0040, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg21ec53e7d-81e0-496d-824a-57c3c41958f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0040-ref506

U.S. Army Signal Corps type SE 1420-C radio receiver

Maker:
United States Army. Signal Corps. Frankford Arsenal  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/4 in x 20 in x 9 in; 28.575 cm x 50.8 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
receiver
radio receiver
Date made:
ca 1923
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.320697
Accession number:
241556
Catalog number:
320697
Serial number:
81
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5e30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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U.S. Army Signal Corps model BC-118-A radio RF-AF amplifier

Maker:
United States Army, Signal Corps, Frankford Arsenal  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in x 9 1/8 in; 19.05 cm x 11.7475 cm x 23.1775 cm
Object Name:
radio receiver
Date made:
ca 1925
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.320720
Catalog number:
320720
Accession number:
241556
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5cd1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1336629

Motion picture camera used by US Army Signal Corps

Maker:
Burke and James  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
film magazines: metal, painted olive drab w/crinkled finish (overall material)
camera: wood case, brass gears (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
Camera
Camera, 35mm
Date made:
ca. 1918
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
World War I  Search this
US Army Signal Corps  Search this
ID Number:
PG.006533C
Catalog number:
6533C
6533-C
Accession number:
242660
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-7dcd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_902727

Badge, Military Aviator, United States Signal Corps

Designer:
General Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold  Search this
Materials:
Overall - 14K Gold
Signal Flags - Silver
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 2.5 x 4.1cm (1 in. x 1 5/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1911-1912
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. T. Dewitt Milling
Inventory Number:
A19640053001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv991fab047-5314-4999-b112-d9e1187c7bc8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640053001
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Beardslee Magneto Dial Telegraph Instrument

Maker:
George W. Beardslee  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 20 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 52.07 cm x 36.83 cm
Object Name:
Telegraph
telegraph transceiver
Date made:
1862-64
Credit Line:
from the United States Army Signal Corps, thru General A. W. Greely
ID Number:
EM.181437
Catalog number:
181437
Accession number:
31944
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-dcbb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191766

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