Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Formal posed portrait photograph of James H. Kindelberger, Chairman of the Board, North American Aviation, seated at desk, holding a pencil as if editing the business letter in front of him. Circular computer on desk at right. In the background can be seen a globe and desk models of North American fighter aircraft. Photo probably taken circa 1953, when Kindelberger was awarded the Collier Trophy for the development of the USAF North American F-100 Super Sabre supersonic aircraft.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft industry

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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