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In an effort to assist the war in 1917, J. G. White and Company of New York established the Springfield Aircraft Corporation, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Through the persistence of the corporation's vice-president and general manager, Willis M. Rose, and K. D. Owen, production manager, the corporation was awarded a contract to build more than 500 Curtiss JN-4D training aircraft.

Identifier

NASM.1988.0004

Creator

Springfield Aircraft Co.

Date

1917-1921

Provenance

Henry Martin Rose, Gift, 1987, 1988-0004, NASM

Extent

0.25 Cubic feet ((1 folder))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 57 original photographs. They comprise some of the most detailed views of Curtiss JN-4's built under contract. Also included are rare photographs of the company's factory and a Liberty Bond drive parade.

Genre/Form

Photographs

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

Springfield Aircraft Co.

Owen, K. D.

Rose, Willis M.

Topics Springfield (Curtiss) JN-4D
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Aeronautics, Commercial
Aeronautics
Aircraft industry -- United States
Aircraft industry

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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