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Roger B. Whitman Early Aviation Photograph Collection

Creator:
Whitman, Roger B.  Search this
Names:
Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936  Search this
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930  Search this
Farman, Henry  Search this
Latham, Hubert  Search this
Paulhan, Louis  Search this
Whitman, Roger B.  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948  Search this
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet ((7 folders))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1909-1911
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 163 photographs, collected by Whitman, covering early aviation activities in predominantly the United States and France. Aircraft manufacturers represented include: Wright, Curtiss, Bell, Bleriot, Antoinette, Deperdussin, Farman, Voisin, and other American, French, and British designers of the period 1909-1911. The following events are represented: 1909, 1910 Grande Semaines d'Aviation, 1910 Quinzaine de la Baie de la Seine, 1909 meet at Blackpool England and the 1910 meets at Belmont Part Long Island, Nice and other locations. Flights represented include: Bleriot's Channel flight, Latham's flight over San Francisco and flights in and around New York and Paris. Aviators represented include: the Wright Brothers, Henry Farman, Louis Bleriot, Hubert Latham, Glenn Curtiss, Louis Paulhan, and other French and American pilots.

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 Roger B. Whitman Early Aviation Photograph Collection is arranged in its original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Roger B. Whitman was a prominent photographer who maintained a lifetime love of aviation. During World War I he was in the Air Service and established the first school of aerial photography. Whitman was later the Associate Editor of the American 'Country Life.'
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Herbert S. Whitman, Gift, 1979, XXXX-0517, Public Domain
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:
Bell Aircraft Family  Search this
Bleriot Aircraft Family  Search this
Curtiss, General, Aircraft  Search this
Antoinette Aircraft Family  Search this
Voisin Aircraft Family  Search this
Deperdussin Aircraft Family  Search this
Aeronautics -- France  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Roger B. Whitman Early Aviation Photograph Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0517, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0517
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Roger B. Whitman Early Aviation Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0517
Online Media:

95th Aero Squadron Photographs

Creator:
Garrison, Herbert  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 1st Pursuit Group. 95th Aero Squadron  Search this
Garrison, Herbert  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1917-1918
Scope and Contents:
This donation consists of 23 images copied from a scrapbook which was loaned to the Archives Division by Walter Garrison. Mr. Garrison's father, Herbert Garrison, was a mechanic for the 95th Aero Squadron during World War I. These images, taken by Herbert Garrison, include shots of both aircraft and aviation personnel. The following aircraft are represented: Voisin VIII; Spad XIII; Nieuport 11, 17 and 28; Morane-Saulnier LA; Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.3B; and Fokker D.VI. In addition, there are two copy transparencies of a Red Cross postcard, stating that Garrison had arrived safely back in New York from the war.
Biographical / Historical:
The 95th Aero Squadron was organized on August 20th, 1917 and demobilized on March 18th, 1919. The 95th was part of the 1st Pursuit Organization and was stationed in France during World War I.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Walter Garrison, loaned for copying, 1998, 1998-0029, 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:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Voisin Aircraft Family  Search this
SPAD XIII (S.13)  Search this
Nieuport (France) 11 Monoplane  Search this
Nieuport (France) 17  Search this
Nieuport (France) 28  Search this
Morane-Saulnier Model LA (Mo.S.4)  Search this
RAF F.E.3 (A.E.1)  Search this
Fokker D.VI  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1998.0029
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1998-0029

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