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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Congressman David Hobson Papers

Identifier: MS-419
Abstract The Congressman David Hobson Papers document the 26-year political career of David Hobson, who served as a U.S. Congressman for the Ohio Seventh District from 1990 to 2008, as well as having served in the Ohio Senate from 1982 to 1990. The papers contain a wide-variety of material, including the following: voting records, House of Representatives legislation and committee records, constituent correspondence, speeches, radio show transcripts, thank you letters, photographs, audio-visual...
Dates: 1982-2009; Majority of material found within 1992-2006

Richard Hoener Collection

Identifier: MS-361

This collection consists of personal correspondence, publications and photographs related to Richard Hoener's work at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The collection also contains publications related to aviation and memorabilia that he collected over the years.

Dates: 1920-1999; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Charles F. Horn Papers (MS-629)

Identifier: MS-629
Abstract This collection contains documents, correspondence, news articles, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the life and career of Charles F. Horn. The materials in this collection were produced or otherwise used by Horn throughout his political career as a Kettering councilman, Kettering mayor, Montgomery county commissioner, and Ohio Senator. Throughout his public service career, Horn was involved in various local, statewide, and federal political initiatives involving...
Dates: 1942 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1961 - 2001

James Keen Photographic Collection

Identifier: MS-450
Abstract James Keen was a newspaper photographer for a number of newspapers throughout the country, including the Dayton Journal-Herald. This collection consists of approximately 9,300 black and white negatives and black and white photographs. These photographs were taken from 1937 to 1946 in and around the Miami Valley, including Dayton, Wright and Patterson Fields and other nearby Ohio areas. As a newspaper photographer, many of these photographs were taken to accompany news in the Dayton Journal...
Dates: 1933 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Bernard Lindenbaum Vertical Flight Research Collection

Identifier: MS-364
Abstract Bernard Lindenbaum was an aeronautical engineer with the Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory (AFFDL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio from the mid-1940s until the mid-1970s. During his time with the laboratory, he was involved in the research and development of many types of vertical take-off and landing aircraft (VTOL) including the Avro "Avrocar," a number of Sikorsky helicopters, the Vought XC-142 tilt wing, and many other similar aircraft. His collection of vertical...
Dates: 1918-1999; Majority of material found within 1945-1980

Hugh S. Lippman Papers

Identifier: MS-370
Abstract The collection includes biographical and career information about Mr. Lippman; business correspondence; technical reports from Materiel Division, Aeronautical Systems Division, and the Aircraft Laboratory; staff rosters and flow charts for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; records from litigation cases involving aircraft component patents; correspondence between the Dayton-Wright Company and the Manufacturers Aircraft Association, and photographs from McCook and Wright Fields. Most items are...
Dates: 1923-1989; Majority of material found within 1923-1967

Neal V. Loving Collection

Identifier: MS-282

Neal Loving, recognized as one of the "African American Pioneers in Aviation", was a renowned airplane designer and an aerospace engineer at the Flight Dynamics Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Dayton, Ohio. The collection contains papers, photographs, and blueprints of Loving's designs, including his WR-1 midget racer named "Loving's Love".

Dates: 1930-1998

Dr. Hans von Ohain Papers

Identifier: MS-335

Dr. Hans von Ohain was the co-inventor of the first successful jet engine. After World War II, he moved to Dayton, Ohio where he was a research scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. His papers contain patents, correspondence, speeches, technical reports, scientific articles, awards, and photographs. Some documents are in German and French, but the majority of the collection is in English.

Dates: 1907-2003

Quarter Century Club Records

Identifier: MS-350
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, membership lists, administrative documents and obituaries. Most items were created by or about the Quarter Century Club members. These individuals were civilian or military personnel in an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense for at least 25 years and worked for a portion of that time at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Club was formed to facilitate social activity among its members and to inspire...
Dates: 1946-1999; Majority of material found within 1960-1989

Don Roetman Papers (MS-381)

Identifier: MS-381

The Don Roetman Papers are a collection of materials primarily concerning helicopters. The collection includes materials concerning various helicopter and aircraft projects from his career, as well as a substantial amount of corporate materials from various helicopter companies.

Dates: 1928-2008; Majority of material found within 1960-1979