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Balloons

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aerostats; Military balloons http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85011324

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Nelson Atwood Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-10-13
Overview The collection consists of one ledger book created by Frederick Nelson Atwood, circa 1862-1880, with his handwritten notes and illustrations. The ledger primarily consists of notes related to Atwood's career as an artist. Of particular interest note are his illustrations and notes on airships and balloons.

James George Burton Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-11-25
Abstract The James George Burton Photographs are comprised of two panoramic photographs relating to the Balloon School at Ross Field, Arcadia, California.

Herman Butler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-12-27-A
Abstract Herman Butler, originally of Belleville, Washington, served as a pilot during World War I and after with the U.S.A. School of Aerial Photography at Langley Field. The collection contains materials relating to the Butler's wartime and postwar service.

John G. Doughty Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-04-01
Overview John G. Doughty Aerial Photographs consists of a set of twelve photographic albumen prints taken by Doughty, a resident of Winchester, Connecticut, from a balloon ascension over Connecticut in September 1885.

Margaret Keyser Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1991-07-26
Contents of the Collection The Margaret Keyser Early Aviation Photograph Collection includes approximately 70 black-and-white photographs of assorted aircraft, 1918-1940 (bulk dates 1920s-1930s). Sizes range from 3x5" to 16x20" and many images include brief captions that provide contextual information, such as aircraft model, location, or date. A sample of identified aircraft includes the Boeing P-12E, Curtiss O-1 Falcon, Douglas B-23, Keystone Bomber, and Thomas-Morse O-19. There are also several shots of...

Marc A. Lagen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-11-18
Abstract Marc Aloysius Lagen (1882-1946), originally from Dubuque, Iowa, was a theatrical manager who served as Captain in the Balloon Section of the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I. The collection contains documents, photographs, correspondence, and ephemera relating to his World War I career.

Samuel E. White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-02-15
Abstract Samuel Elbert White served in various balloon companies of the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I. The collection documents his training in the United States and his service overseas.

Mark Winters Stereograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-04-22
Abstract The Mark Winters Stereograph Collection contains forty-eight (48) stereograph images of World War I scenes printed by the Keystone View Company.

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