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.
Jesse Loeb, Gift, 1976
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
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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.
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Jesse Loeb Collection, AccessionXXXX-1161, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
National Air and Space Museum Archives