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Jesse Loeb was a former Secretary of the Membership Committee of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) who was active in a movement to encourage the establishment of private flying clubs in the United States. Loeb's work involved writing articles for various publications on private flying clubs and maintaining a publicity campaign on their behalf. This work was financed by the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, Inc. Prior to working with the NAA, Loeb was employed by various newspapers doing advertising sales and account management.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.1161

Creator

Loeb, Jesse

Date

bulk 1901-1961

Provenance

Jesse Loeb, Gift, 1976

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Clippings

Photographic prints

Correspondence

Scope and Contents

This collection contains material relating to Jesse Loeb's work in advertising and with the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) including news clippings; correspondence; legal contracts relating to newspaper business; and a booklet about organizational by-laws. The collection also contains eight black and white photographs, mounted on paper, of the balloons L'Orient and Centaur, launched from Pittsfield, MA in 1907. Finally, the collection includes some correspondence and religious materials relating to a Mrs. Ernestine Loeb-Berger.

Genre/Form

Clippings

Photographic prints

Correspondence

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)

Topics Aeronautics
Balloons

Citation

Jesse Loeb Collection, AccessionXXXX-1161, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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