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:

Ham Wells (far left), from the Optimist's Club, shakes hands with Bevan Brown (second from left, in sweater and holding a carousel kite of his own design) as he awards the Browns the Family Award at a Smithsonian Kite Festival on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., circa 1974-1975. Posed at front (left to right) are the Brown children Shelley, Vincent, and Stephanie, and their mother Margo Brown, all holding handmade kites. Other unidentified children and adults look on from behind.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics--competitions
  • Kites

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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



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