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...And On Beyond [Lear, Incorporated promotional film]
Promotional film for Lear, Incorporated, produced by Norman Wright Productions (Hollywood, California) and narrated by Bob Cummings, circa 1960s. The footage opens with a dramatization of an astronaut piloting a futuristic spacecraft on a deep-space…

"Dummy center section" (Four struts with short spars)
Photograph from "Notes on the Caproni 600 night-bombing biplane," a technical report by S. E. Hutton, circa 1919.Caption in report: "Fig. 43 'Dummy center section' (Four struts with short spars)."

["Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "All assembled." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages, circa 1940s. Album pages contain photographs…

["Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "Baby' ready for an overhaul." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages, circa 1940s. Album pages…

["Big Stud," fighter ace Robert L. Baseler's Republic P-47D Thunderbolt]
Photograph of "Big Stud," fighter ace Robert L. Baseler's Republic P-47D Thunderbolt aircraft (serial number AC 42-75008), circa 1940s. The aircraft's nose art includes its designation and an ace of spades playing card, and the tail is painted with…

["Big Stud," fighter ace Robert L. Baseler's Republic P-47D Thunderbolt]
Photograph of "Big Stud," fighter ace Robert L. Baseler's Republic P-47D Thunderbolt aircraft (serial number AC 42-75008), circa 1940s. The aircraft's nose art includes its designation and an ace of spades playing card, and the tail is painted with…

["Keep clear of the propellers" warning painted on unidentified aircraft]
Photograph of the "Keep clear of the propellers" warning painted on an unidentified aircraft, circa 1918.

["Kicking mule" emblem of 95th Aero Squadron painted on aircraft fuselage]
Photograph of the "kicking mule" emblem of the 95th Aero Squadron, U.S. Army Air Service, painted on an aircraft fuselage, circa 1917-1920.

["Shorty" Cummins and unidentified man standing next to Douglas O-38D aircraft]
Photograph of "Shorty" Cummins (right) and an unidentified man standing next to a Douglas O-38D aircraft, Cheyenne, Wyoming, circa 1933. An emblem depicting the Capitol Building dome is painted on the fuselage. Inscription "Shorty Cummins. Cheyenne.…

["The News Parade" newsreel footage of Pearl Harbor attack, circa December 1941]
Newsreel footage of the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941, produced as part of "The News Parade" series by Castle Films, circa December 1941. The segment, titled "Japs Bomb U.S.A.!," uses title cards and brief clips to describe events prior to,…
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