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Bag, Baggage and Archives

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Pulling up stakes is always hard to do, especially if you’re packing up and moving a million plus documents, photographs, films, engineering drawings, tech manuals, and all the other treasures that make up the National Air and Space Museum’s Archives Division. Starting in May, some of our reference and reproduction services will be suspended as we get   …Continue Reading


Q. and A. in the Archives Division

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It was about twenty years ago, but no one in the Museum’s Archives Division can now remember who first asked us the immortal question – what‘s the wingspan of a Lockheed P-38 Lightning? The answer, by the way, is fifty-two feet – exactly. It’s a classic example of the countless “ready reference” questions that have   …Continue Reading