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Alexander Graham Bell and the Aerial Experiment Association Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2018-10-01-B
Abstract 25 photographs of Alexander Graham Bell and other members of the Aerial Experiment Association along with their aerodrome aircraft; souvenir booklet of the association; 2 photomechanical prints signed by J.A. McCurdy.

Founders of American Aerospace Exhibit Collection

Identifier: 2022-00-00-16
Content Description The Founders of American Aerospace Exhibit Collection consists of archival items dating from 1910-1965 that were acquired by the Museum of Flight for use in the "Founders of American Aerospace" exhibit, formerly on display in the Museum's Red Barn from about 2005-2022. The collection is organized by theme following the layout of the exhibit. Materials include printed ephemera, postcards, correspondence, and sheet music. The items represents early American aircraft manufacturing...

Goodman L. Goodmanson Los Angeles International Air Meet Photograph Album

Identifier: 1990-03-13
Abstract Goodman L. Goodmanson (1886-1924) worked as a photographer for the Los Angeles Examiner during the 1910s. The collection is comprised of a photograph album containing sixty-three (63) black-and-white photographs depicting scenes from the Los Angeles International Air Meet of 1910 and a handwritten notecard presenting the album as a gift.

Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2011-00-00-17
Content Description The Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection consists of 77 black-and-white photographs depicting aviation activities, planes, and personalities in the United States and Canada from about 1908-1930, as well as various other subjects.The collection is sub-divided by subject and files have been organized alphabetically. The first folder contains 29 prints of assorted aircraft. Of note are images of The Aerial Experiment Association's Red Wing, Silver Dart, and the Loon; two images of a...

William S. Luckey Aviation Collection

Identifier: 2007-09-24
Abstract William S. Luckey was an acclaimed Curtiss Flying Team pilot best known as the winner of The New York Times race around Manhattan Island on Oct. 13, 1913. The William S. Luckey Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to Luckey's aviation career and to his wife, Laura Luckey.

James H. Smith Aviation Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2023-06-20
Overview James Hamilton Smith (1913-2002) attended the Boeing School of Aeronautics and worked in the field of aviation as a government contractor for the Boeing Company, as well as the Defense Contract Administration Services. This small collection consists primarily of black-and-white photographs that were either taken or collected by Smith during his time at the Boeing School, as well as throughout his career in aviation, which spanned from the early 1930s to the late 1960s.

Orville Wright Letter

Identifier: 2018-10-01-D
Abstract 4-page typed letter signed on Wright Company letterhead, dated April 7, 1915, to Frederick Eppelsheimer of the New York Herald, discussing the possibility of using a pendulum to stabilize aircraft, mentioning the death of his brother Wilbur, and referencing fellow aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. Accompanied by a small matte-finish portrait of Eppelsheimer, dated 1918.

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Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No 1 Red Wing 2
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Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No 2 White Wing 2
Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No 3 Loon 2
Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No 4 Silver Dart 2
Aerial Experiment Association Cygnet II 2
Aeronautics -- Competitions 2
Air pilots 2
Air shows 2
Aircraft accidents 2
Airplanes 2
California 2
Curtiss Model D 2
Hammondsport (N.Y.) 2
Keuka Lake (N.Y.) 2
Kites 2
New York (State) 2
Seaplanes 2
photograph albums 2
printed ephemera 2
signatures (names) 2
Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 3 June Bug 1
Aerial Experiment Association Cygnet I 1
Aerial Experiment Association Gliders 1
Aerial Experiment Association Kites 1
Aeronautics -- Antarctica. 1
Air mail service 1
Airplane racing 1
Airplanes, Military 1
Arrowing A-2 Chummy 1
Baddeck (N.S.) 1
Balloonists 1
Beachey Little Looper 1
Bellanca Skyrocket CH-400 (Pacemaker 400) 1
Blériot XI, Original Configuration (1909) 1
Boeing Company -- Employees 1
Boeing Model 314 Clipper Family 1
Boeing Model 80A 1
Boeing XP-12A (Model 101) 1
Bourdon (Viking) Kittyhawk B-8 1
Brunner-Winkle Bird Model A 1
Command-Aire Model 5-C-3 1
Competitions 1
Cunningham-Hall Model X (1929 Guggenheim Entry) 1
Curtiss 18-B Hornet (Curtiss-Kirkham) 1
Curtiss J 1
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 1
Curtiss Model D Hydro Headless 1
Curtiss Model H-2 1
Curtiss NC-1 1
Curtiss Tanager (Model 54) 1
Dornier Do X 1
Elmer A. Sperry Award 1
Fairchild FC-2 Family 1
Farman (Brothers) 1910 Biplane 1
Fleet (Canada) Model 1 1
Fokker F.VII 1
Gliders (Aeronautics) 1
Handley Page H.P.39 Guggenheim (Gugnunc) 1
Handley Page O/400 Family 1
Hot air balloons 1
Kingston (Ont.) 1
Long Island (N.Y.) 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
Martin (Glenn L.) T4M-1 (Model 74) 1
McDonnell Model 1 (Doodlebug) 1
Nieuport 17 1
Norway 1
Nova Scotia 1
Oakland (Calif.) 1
Panama 1
Polo -- Tournaments 1
Record flight attempts 1
Seattle (Wash.) 1
Ships 1
South Carolina 1
Spokane (Wash.) 1
Stability of airplanes, Lateral 1
Standard (NJ) J-1 1
Taylor C-2 Chummy 1
Travel Air Model R Mystery Ship (Mystery S) Family 1
Triplanes 1
Vought VE-7 Family 1
Women air pilots 1
aerial photographs 1
airmail covers 1
booklets 1
broadsides (notices) 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
contracts 1
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 Family 1
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.9A 1
letterheads 1
negatives (photographs) 1
newsletters 1
notes (documents) 1
photographic postcards 1
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