3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Air shows.

  1. Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    4,500 items. 15 containers. 6.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.

  2. L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    152 boxes. 15,000 items. -- Science, Technology, and Business Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges Besançon in collaboration with Union Aérophile de France. Subjects include aeronautics chiefly in Europe and the U.S., aeronautics corporations, air shows, aviators, balloons, bombs and missiles, commercial airlines, dirigibles, gliders, hydroplanes, medical aviation, military aeronautics, model aircraft, parachutes, propellers, record flights, and research and testing of aircraft. Individuals represented include Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold, Georges Besançon, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and William "Billy" Mitchell.

  3. Oskar Ursinus collection of aeronautical pictures

    ca. 800 items (photographs, reproductions, drawings). -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Images show model airplanes; sailplanes; motorless hydroplanes; gliders; civilian and military airplanes; rotary wing aircraft; aircraft engines and parts; parachutes; armaments; competitions and air shows; aviators and aerobatic champion pilots; manufacturing; airships and balloons; etc. Also some technical material (design, structural, and analytical drawings) relating to aerodynamics, theory of flight, and aircraft construction; catalogs, advertisements, and magazine covers; etc. Mostly German subject matter.