Smithsonian Aircraft Building

Smithsonian Aircraft Building

Built in 1918, the Aircraft Building housed most of the Museum's aviation collection for decades.  Taken in 1938, this photo also shows a tank and artillery piece displayed by the front door.

Featured in National Air and Space Museum: An Autobiography

  • 2002-10653

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  • Source: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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