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 Posts & Pages Tagged With: "Purnell Collection"

Got The Winter Blahs?

We had a couple come in the other day with a case of the winter blues.  They had seen the article in the newspapers about the Harold Purnell photograph collection being completed.  So they thought they’d come in and look at some old photographs to see if they could shake their blues away.  Boy did […]



Photos from Aviation’s Early Days

Our photo archivist, Randy Goss, was organizing some of the photos from one of our Photograph Collections and found these great shots of Samuel P. Langley’s attempt to be the first man to fly. These six pictures were taken October 7, 1903 on the Potomac River.  Langley was the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and […]






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