Minnesota Historical Society
Correspondence, mostly 1942-1943, of a program that promoted the construction of gliders by high school classes and the students' instruction in glider flying
Minnesota Historical Society
Personnel files for the division, and for the various departments or programs that also received emergency allocations through the Executive Council: Health Department (sanitation, nursing, industrial health, and venereal disease control programs); child care; rationing; Agricultural Award Program; Minnesota Emergency Manpower Agency; Gliding and Soaring; Emergency Patrol; Harbor Patrol; and Minnesota Safety Council
Minnesota Historical Society
Files relating to all civilian defense matters including activities of the Citizens Defense Corps, Citizens Service Corps, and their various individual programs, such as consumer interest program, protection services, employment and manpower programs, forest fire fighters service, gliding and soaring program, labor volunteers for victory, conservation and salvage programs, and training schools
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
The Wolfgang Klemperer collection includes correspondence, photographs, reports, and other materials regarding his career as an aviator and aeronautical engineer. Most of the correspondence regards his post-World War II engineering activities. The photographic materials are of particular interest, providing visual documentation of his aviation activities during World War I and his work in the development of zeppelins in Germany and the United States. The reports are records of engineering work he performed for both Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation and Douglas Aircraft
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
Scope and Content Note The records of Gliders, Inc. are divided into five series, corresponding to forms of material. During the late months of 1929 and the early months of 1930, Gliders, Inc. maintained a Clippings File, of newspaper and magazine stories from around the country relating to the hobby of glider flying. The Correspondence Series (1928-1930) appears to have some gaps. For instance, there is almost no presidential correspondence past February 1929. Between February and June 1929, th ...
Utah State University - Merrill-Cazier Library
This collection contains materials from the life of Frank Kelsey, a Utah aviator who owned an air service business in Salt Lake City.
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
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" ... Read More