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Glenn Edward Heveran, Sr. (1895-1960) was born in Chicago, Illinois. As a young man he was a commercial photographer and participated in the infant motion picture industry in Chicago. Heveran was inducted into the United States Army in March of 1918. He became a corporal in the 14th Balloon Photo Section, First Army, and was sent to France in August of 1918. When he returned home in 1919, he prepared a scrapbook, containing photographs that he took or collected during his time in France

Identifier

NASM.2004.0008

Creator

Heveran, Glenn, 1895-1960

Date

undated

Provenance

Ronald D. Heveran, Gift, 2003

Extent

0.3 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Articles

Menus

Maps

Scope and Contents

This donation consists of Heveran's scrapbook which contains photographs and ephemera. The photographs include images of the following aircraft and aviation scenes: Curtiss H Flying Boat; SPAD XVI and XIII; de Havilland D.H.4; Salmson; Fokker D.VIII; Halberstadt C.II; Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF) S.E.5; power winch for raising a balloon; and images of the 14th Balloon Photo Section members. There are also images of armament, tanks (including a decoy German tank), German artillery and mortar, images of dead German soldiers, and images of the destruction of the French countryside. The scrapbook also includes a map, French and Belgian currency, a Christmas menu, and newspaper articles.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Articles

Menus

Maps

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

Topics de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4
Tanks
Balloons
World War, 1914-1918
Artillery
SPAD XIV (S.14)
Fokker D.VIII
Halberstadt C.II
Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF) S.E.5
Aerial photography
14th Balloon Photo Section -- First Army

Citation

World War I 14th Balloon Photo Section Scrapbook [Heveran],2004-0008, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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