Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:
Berndt was a German scientist who came to the U.S.A. as part of Operation Paperclip at the close of WWII. His collection primarily documents his work in parachute development, in both Germany and the United States, from the WWII era through the Cold War. Materials include photographs, scientific test notes, educational records, security investigation reports, German identification papers, resumes, memoir, and other documents.
Photocopy of portion of book about Bessie Coleman and copies of several photographs of Bessie Coleman.
Photographs relating to aviation in this collection depict topics such as pilots, airplanes, naval ships, and military personnel around the time of World War II. The collection also contains aerial photographs of city landscapes and of the 1937 flood in southwest Ohio and Kentucky. The majority of the photographs in the collection are not dated and most are unidentified.
The collection contains research notes, including newspaper and journal articles, handwritten notes, drawings, and photographs. The photos and notebook are predominantly Curtiss aircraft.
The scrapbook contains approximately 62 original photographs depicting the Lincoln Airplane and Flying School in Lincoln, Nebraska; the Fairchild factory at Hagerstown, Maryland; as well as scenes at Niagara Falls and Dayton, Ohio. Also included are several clippings from The Philadelphia Inquirer's U.S. Warplane Series (Nos. 7-24).
W. J. Blanchard, an inventor and respected Dayton businessman, co-founded Engineering Products, Inc. in 1935. The company was the first to develop a new propeller known as the "aeroprop". In 1940, General Motors Corporation purchased Engineering Products, renamed it Aeroproducts, and instilled Blanchard as its first General Manager. The collection consists of administrative records, engineering blueprints, aviation handbooks, and personal materials.
This is a collection of NASA patches that focuses mainly on the space shuttle program until 1995. As well, there are other NASA, military, and novelty patches. The majority of the patches are marrowed-edge construction.
Collection consists of 1 black and white photograph (4.5" x 3.75")of a Boeing 247 with inline engines and an unidentified man standing beside it.