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Air-balloons / A. Bell, sculpt.

Air-balloons / A. Bell, sculpt.

Book illustration shows five early balloon ascensions in France: two Montgolfier balloons (Fauxbourg St. Antoine and St. Germain); a 1784 balloon of Jean-Pierre Blanchard; and a Charles and Robert balloon being... More

Projet de ballon dirigeable de Mathieu (1784).

Projet de ballon dirigeable de Mathieu (1784).

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Vista del globo areostatico que se hechò la tarde 12 de agosto. de 1792, en el jardin del buen Retiro el qual por la elevacion que tomo se perdio de vista y cayò en Daganzoas leguas de Madrid

Vista del globo areostatico que se hechò la tarde 12 de agosto. de 179...

Print shows Vincenzo Lunardi riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from Buon Retiro gardens, Madrid, August 12, 1792; the first balloon ascension in Spain. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Ti... More

Tendanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo–Virgil, Geor:

Tendanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo–Virgil, Geor:

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Portraits of three balloonists Ippolito Caffi, Francesco Arban, and G. Seiffard, with a small view of them in an ascending balloon]

[Portraits of three balloonists Ippolito Caffi, Francesco Arban, and G...

Tissandier collection. Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Model of a statue dedicated to French balloonists, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier, featuring a double profile portrait from a gold medal designed by Houdon and an inflated balloon] / H. Thiriat, sc.

[Model of a statue dedicated to French balloonists, Joseph and Etienne...

Tissandier collection. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. Danjay.

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. ...

Cartoon shows a hot air balloon labeled "Suffrage Universel" with wings floating above the Pyrenees and headed toward a sign labeled "Espagne". Illus. from: Actualités, no. 248. Tissandier collection.

Le géant au Champ de Mars, lors de la deuxième ascension, avec un ballon comparatif (18 octobre 1863), 7ème arrondissement, Paris.

Le géant au Champ de Mars, lors de la deuxième ascension, avec un ball...

Photo montée avec 5 autres représentant le même évènement. Cependant, les trois plus grandes ne sont pas identiques (Ph 1977, Ph 1978, Ph 1979). Dans les deux premières, la nacelle n'est pas encore accrochée au... More

Utagawa Yoshitora - American Balloon Ascension (Amerikakoku)

Utagawa Yoshitora - American Balloon Ascension (Amerikakoku)

Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80) Edo period (1615–1868)

Sauvetage du ballon "Le Tricolore" Monté par Monsieur et Madame Duruof, naufragés sur les côtes d'Angleterre, et recueillis par le patron William Oxley et son Second du Port de Grimsby, le 1er Septembre 1874 / / Ch. Leduc ; Ch. Leduc, del. & lith.

Sauvetage du ballon "Le Tricolore" Monté par Monsieur et Madame Duruof...

Print shows Jules Duruof and his wife being rescued at sea from the sinking basket of their balloon "Le Tricolore" which lost altitude over the North Sea off the coast of England. Two fishermen help Mrs. Duruof... More

[Grand Balloon... de Mr. Henry Giffard, 1878 -  Birds-eye view of Balloon before ascent from Tuillerie Gardens, Paris; large crowd and reviewing stands]

[Grand Balloon... de Mr. Henry Giffard, 1878 - Birds-eye view of Ball...

This record contains unverified data from old caption card. Tissandier Collection. Sepia photoprint by Dagron.

Grand ballon captif a vapeur, de M. Henry Giffard [text].

Grand ballon captif a vapeur, de M. Henry Giffard [text].

Blank form for passengers to record "observations" (data) during ascents in Giffard's giant captive balloon from the Tuileries courtyard in the Paris Exposition of 1878. Tissandier collection.

Grand ballon captif à vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard, 1878

Grand ballon captif à vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard, 1878

Machinery for hauling the balloon in. This record contains unverified data from old caption card. Tissandier Collection.

Grand ballon captif a vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard, Cour des Tuileries ...

Grand ballon captif a vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard, Cour des Tuileries ...

Admission ticket to the ascent of Henri Giffard's captive balloon from the courtyard of the Tuileries, Paris in 1879. Includes picture of a balloon within a bird's-eye view of Paris. Tissandier collection.

Le ballon rédaction et bureaux A. Brissonnet ... Paris.

Le ballon rédaction et bureaux A. Brissonnet ... Paris.

Clipping from an unknown book or magazine advertises the French aeronautical journal "Le ballon" and illustrates various means of flight including an ornithopter, early balloons and an airship. Text on verso a... More

Grande expérience aérienne par MM Thibault, Gourier & W. de Fonvielle esplanade des invalides dimanche 28 juin 1885 a 2 heures.

Grande expérience aérienne par MM Thibault, Gourier & W. de Fonvielle ...

Balloon in upper left corner identified as "Bolide" and parachute in center identified as "Coelus." Bella C. Landauer collection. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1964:R1.

Ville de Bruxelles, Parc Léopold ... dimanche 11 octobre 1885, de 2 à 4 hres. de l'après-midi. Grande fête aérostatique populaire ...

Ville de Bruxelles, Parc Léopold ... dimanche 11 octobre 1885, de 2 à ...

Broadside announcing balloon ascensions conducted by Eugene Godard in his balloon "Royal-St. Marceau" from the Parc Léopold, Brussels, Belgium, 1885. Includes picture of a balloon with six passengers. Tissandi... More

Uppstigning med ballong förd av dansken Johansen. Stockholmsutställningen 1897.

Uppstigning med ballong förd av dansken Johansen. Stockholmsutställnin...

Uppstigning med ballong förd av dansken Johansen. Stockholmsutställningen 1897. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Swedenborg och troligen Stake vecklar ut ballongen i ballonghuset. Glasplåt.

Swedenborg och troligen Stake vecklar ut ballongen i ballonghuset. Gla...

Sannolikt samma tillfälle som gm.as48b. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"Örnen" omedelbart efter landningen på isflaket den 14 juli 1897. Framtagning av bilderna gjordes av docent John Hertzberg år 1930 på Fotografi, Tekniska Högskolan.

"Örnen" omedelbart efter landningen på isflaket den 14 juli 1897. Fram...

"Örnen" omedelbart efter landningen på isflaket den 14 juli 1897. Framtagning av bilderna gjordes av docent John Hertzberg år 1930 på Fotografi, Tekniska Högskolan.

Knut Fraenkel - Travel photograph A9462, Professor John Hertzberg

Knut Fraenkel - Travel photograph A9462, Professor John Hertzberg

"Örnen", straxt efter landningen på isen. Framtagning av bilderna gjordes av docent John Hertzberg år 1930 på Fotografi, Tekniska Högskolan.

Lägret brytes. Till höger Andrée och Fraenkel vid den upp -och nedvända båten. Freankel var den starkast av de tre och han drog också den tyngsta bördan. Senare blev han på grund av fotbölden oförmögen att släpa sin kälke. Framtagning av bilderna gjordes av docent John Hertzberg år 1930 på Fotografi, Tekniska Högskolan.

Lägret brytes. Till höger Andrée och Fraenkel vid den upp -och nedvänd...

Lägret brytes. Till höger Andrée och Fraenkel vid den upp -och nedvända båten. Freankel var den starkast av de tre och han drog också den tyngsta bördan. Senare blev han på grund av fotbölden oförmögen att släp... More

Wellman airship from "Trent" - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Wellman airship from "Trent" - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domai...

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Lord Roberts' infantry crossing the Zand River - balloon watching ahead for the Boers, S.A.

Lord Roberts' infantry crossing the Zand River - balloon watching ahea...

De1915 U.S. Copyright Office. Boer War, South Africa. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

French soldiers Guard Zeppelin Balloon, Luneville

French soldiers Guard Zeppelin Balloon, Luneville

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloon wrecked by Krupp gun - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Balloon wrecked by Krupp gun - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domai...

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

S.A. Andrées friballong "Örnen" avseglar från Danskön på Spetsbergen den 11 juli 1897.

S.A. Andrées friballong "Örnen" avseglar från Danskön på Spetsbergen d...

S.A. Andrées friballong "Örnen" avseglar från Danskön på Spetsbergen den 11 juli 1897.

Stereobild, ballongen förberedes för gasfyllning.

Stereobild, ballongen förberedes för gasfyllning.

Stereobild, ballongen förberedes för gasfyllning. Public domain photograph of stereoscopic card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The balloon, Coney Island, New York City

The balloon, Coney Island, New York City

New York City. View down street of Coney Island, figures walking, ferris wheel dominates right side, tower frames left, with purplish balloon floating above in sky with trails of orange and yellow.

Balloon race, American balloon "Conqueror" bursting aloft, Berlin

Balloon race, American balloon "Conqueror" bursting aloft, Berlin

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Start för luftballongtävling vid Nordiska Vinterspelen .Till vänster "S.A. Andrée" (kulballong utan nät 1500 kbm) tillhörande Kungliga Svenska Aeronautiska Sällskapet. I mitten "Svenske 2" (system Unge 100 kbm) tillhörande Greve Hamilton och Löjtnant Fogman. Till höger "Argonant" (kulballong med nät 1000 kbm) tillhörande Direktör C. Smitt.

Start för luftballongtävling vid Nordiska Vinterspelen .Till vänster "...

Start för luftballongtävling vid Nordiska Vinterspelen .Till vänster "S.A. Andrée" (kulballong utan nät 1500 kbm) tillhörande Kungliga Svenska Aeronautiska Sällskapet. I mitten "Svenske 2" (system Unge 100 kbm)... More

Ballonabteilung I/1 bei Ovcja Draga, Hochlassen des Ballons, 16.4.16.

Ballonabteilung I/1 bei Ovcja Draga, Hochlassen des Ballons, 16.4.16.

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fesselballon - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek public domain dedication

Fesselballon - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek public domain dedica...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Österreichischer Fesselballon in Konstanjevica.

Österreichischer Fesselballon in Konstanjevica.

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fesselballon Aufstieg - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek public domain dedication

Fesselballon Aufstieg - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek public doma...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Österreichischer Fesselballon bei Konstanjevica

Österreichischer Fesselballon bei Konstanjevica

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

One of our observation balloons coming to earth after a morning's work peering over the lines

One of our observation balloons coming to earth after a morning's work...

A returning observation balloon. A small army of men, dwarfed by the balloon, are controlling its descent with a multitude of ropes. There are a number of onlookers, including a man wearing a kilt. The basket a... More

[Shadow of a blimp]. Getty Museum public domain dedication.

[Shadow of a blimp]. Getty Museum public domain dedication.

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fesselballon, Fertig zum Aufstieg

Fesselballon, Fertig zum Aufstieg

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Oscar Erbsloh, ready to go up in balloon

Oscar Erbsloh, ready to go up in balloon

A group of men standing next to each other on a boat. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Activity in producing balloons for war service. Rear view of French type kite balloon. Left to right: Designer, Mr. Scott; Rigger, Mr. Bows; assembly boss, Boughmon; Lt. Phil Chase, inspector, and instructor; and the superintendent

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Activity in producing balloons fo...

Photographer: Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. Balloons - Manufacturing - General Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Dirigible, showing hangar, Goodrich Co., manufactured by Goodrich Co. Akron, O

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Dirigible, showing hangar, Goodrich Co., ma...

Photographer: C.P.I. Balloons - Miscellaneous Public domain image of an airship, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Dirigible in flight

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Dirigible in flight

Balloons - Flights Public domain image of an airship, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - R - Balloon burned at Fort Sill, Okla., by explosion caused by static spark

Balloons - R - Balloon burned at Fort Sill, Okla., by explosion caused...

Photographer: Ft. Sill, Okla. Balloons - R Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Scene at Omaha Balloon School, Omaha, Nebraska

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Scene at Omaha Balloon School, Omaha, Ne...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - Hangars and Beds Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - R - Goodyear R-72 bagged down preparatory to being returned to hangar

Balloons - R - Goodyear R-72 bagged down preparatory to being returned...

Date Taken: 03/0/1918 Photographer: Hdqrs. Balloon Detch. Fort Sill, Oklahoma Balloons - R

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing observation balloon

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing observation balloon

Balloons - Observation Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Italian (A.P) Balloon

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Italian (A.P) Balloon

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - R - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Handling type R. balloon in strong wind

Balloons - R - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill,...

Photographer: Photo Dept., Fort Sill, Oklahoma Balloons - R Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - R - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Handling type R. balloon in strong wind

Balloons - R - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill,...

Date Taken: 03/0/1918 Photographer: Photo Dept. Fort Sill, Okla. Balloons - R

Balloons - Goodrich Rubber Co. - Manufacturing balloon and dirigibles for government by Goodrich Rubber Co. Plant, Akron, Ohio. 18 inch dirigible valve

Balloons - Goodrich Rubber Co. - Manufacturing balloon and dirigibles ...

Photographer: Goodrich Rubber Co. Balloons - Goodrich Rubber Co. Public domain photograph related to the United States in World War One, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Observation balloon at Van Courtland Park. Scenes of battle were enacted at Van Courtland Park to aid Victory Loan. Shows one of big observation balloons directing the artillery fire on the ground. Real shells were exploded

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Observation balloon at Van Cou...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - Flights with Ships in View Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Dirigible in flight

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Dirigible in flight

Balloons - Flights Public domain image of an airship, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Type of U.S. Dirigible. Taking a dirigible out of its hangar. It was built by the B.F. Goodrich Co. of Akron, Ohio

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Type of U.S. Dirigible. Taking a dirigible ...

Photographer: C.P.I. Balloons - Miscellaneous Public domain image of an airship, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - U - Balloons. View of U Type Dirigible

Balloons - U - Balloons. View of U Type Dirigible

Balloons - U Public domain image of an airship, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Drawing balloon into position

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Drawing balloon into position

Balloons - Flights Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Balloons. Getting ready for flight

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Balloons. Getting ready for flig...

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Schools - Scene at Balloon School, Fort Omaha, Nebraska, on a clear day

Balloons - Schools - Scene at Balloon School, Fort Omaha, Nebraska, on...

Photographer: C.P.I., Wash. D.C. Balloons - Schools Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights - Gen. Kenly makes balloon trip. Taken during Gen. Kenly's balloon trip to the Arcadia Balloon School

Balloons - Flights - Gen. Kenly makes balloon trip. Taken during Gen. ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - Flights Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Dirigible Balloon above Battleship Pennsylvania lying at anchor in Hudson River. One of the balloons that patrolled the coast over the Flagship Pennsylvania now at anchor in the Hudson River. These balloons at sea to detect submarines and other enemy craft

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Dirigible Balloon above Battle...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - Flights with Ships in View Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Airplane flying around balloon

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Airplane flying around balloon

Balloons - Flights Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Balloons. Pusher Type Dirigible getting ready for flight

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Balloons. Pusher Type Dirigible getting rea...

Balloons - Miscellaneous Public domain image of an airship, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloons - Schools - Inflating an observation balloon, Polo Grounds, Washington, D.C

Balloons - Schools - Inflating an observation balloon, Polo Grounds, W...

Photographer: C.P.I. Balloons - Schools Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balloon accident, Fort Sill - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Balloon accident, Fort Sill - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain...

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Baloons [sic] - Public domain dedication image

Baloons [sic] - Public domain dedication image

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ballet stage costume design, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fotografi ur en serie bilder från tillverkningen av luftskeppet LZ 126.Luftskeppet landar i Lakehurst, USA den 15 oktober 1924.

Fotografi ur en serie bilder från tillverkningen av luftskeppet LZ 126...

Fotografi ur en serie bilder från tillverkningen av luftskeppet LZ 126.Luftskeppet landar i Lakehurst, USA den 15 oktober 1924.

Kulballong i luften. Svenska militära styrkor

Kulballong i luften. Svenska militära styrkor

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fältballongen på A 6 övningsfält.

Fältballongen på A 6 övningsfält.

Fältballongen på A 6 övningsfält. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ballongen förflyttas längs en väg.

Ballongen förflyttas längs en väg.

Ballongen förflyttas längs en väg. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"Örnen" omedelbart efter landningen på isflaket den 14 juli 1897. Framtagning av bilderna gjordes av docent John Hertzberg år 1930 på Fotografi, Tekniska Högskolan.

"Örnen" omedelbart efter landningen på isflaket den 14 juli 1897. Fram...

"Örnen" omedelbart efter landningen på isflaket den 14 juli 1897. Framtagning av bilderna gjordes av docent John Hertzberg år 1930 på Fotografi, Tekniska Högskolan.

Ballongstationen i Mölnarp får besök.

Ballongstationen i Mölnarp får besök.

Ballongstationen i Mölnarp får besök. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

PRESIDENT GREETS STRATO FLYERS. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT GREETS THE ARMY FLIERS WHO PILOTED THE STRATO BALLOON TO A NEW ALTITUDE RECORD OF 74,000 FEET IN SOUTH DAKOTA ON THE U.S. AIR CORP-NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FLIGHT. FROM THE LEFT: CAPT. ALBERT STEVENS; GEN. MALIN CRAIG, CHIEF OF STAFF; MAJ. GEN. OSCAR WESTOVER, ACTING CHIEF OF THE AIR CORPS; AND CAPT. ORVAL ANDERSON. CAPTAINS STEVENS AND ANDERSON, WHO MADE THE FLIGHT, PREDICT THAT THE EVENTUAL CEILING IS ABOUT 80,000 FEET, AND SAID THAT ANOTHER 1,000 FEET MIGHT HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THEIR RECORD BY USING HYDROGEN

PRESIDENT GREETS STRATO FLYERS. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT GREETS THE ARMY FL...

A group of men standing around a desk. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Kulballong m/1930. Dörröppningen på ballonghallen. A 6.

Kulballong m/1930. Dörröppningen på ballonghallen. A 6.

Kulballong m/1930. Dörröppningen på ballonghallen. A 6. Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Stockholmstidningen Fo133231, Tyskland

Stockholmstidningen Fo133231, Tyskland

Fo133231 Public domain image of a balloon aerostat, early aeronautics, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C., World War Two

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C., World War Two

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Dr. Frank J. Ballon, Superintendent of School for District of Columbia, March 1939

Dr. Frank J. Ballon, Superintendent of School for District of Columbia...

A black and white photo of a man sitting at a desk. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C

12002-32. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Ellen Ballon, residence at 2 W. 67th St., New York City. Dining room II

Ellen Ballon, residence at 2 W. 67th St., New York City. Dining room I...

Public domain photograph of New York City interiors, 1940s, 1950s, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ellen Ballon, residence at 2 W. 67th St., New York City. Bedroom  I

Ellen Ballon, residence at 2 W. 67th St., New York City. Bedroom I

Public domain photograph of the 1940s-1950s New York City interiors, bedroom, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Barrage balloon manufacture. All out for defense! Scrambling out of the zipper-covered "manhole" in the nose of a gigantic barrage balloon, this worker has finished patching, touching up and checking the great bag, and is ready to give the signal to deflate the balloon, pack it and ship it to Uncle Sam's army training fields where balloon squadrons are learning the technique of handling the blimp-sized gas bags. This ship is of the ballonet type. General Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio

Barrage balloon manufacture. All out for defense! Scrambling out of th...

Public domain photograph of indoor, interior activity, America in the 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Parris Island, South Carolina. U.S. Marine Corps glider detachment training camp. Running up the barrage balloon

Parris Island, South Carolina. U.S. Marine Corps glider detachment tra...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of workers, war production, aircraft, airfield, the 1930s -1940s, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A group of people standing in front of a large air balloon. Office of War Information Photograph

A group of people standing in front of a large air balloon. Office of ...

Photographed by Alfred Palmer or Pat Terry. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informat... More

Parris Island. Marine Corps barrage balloons. Bedding down a big barrage balloon is just another job that the leathernecks take in stride as special marine units are trained at Parris Island, South Carolina. "Purging" it with fresh gas before it goes aloft again and running it up into a tactical formation under control of a steel cable are other features of a technique at which the marines have become very proficient

Parris Island. Marine Corps barrage balloons. Bedding down a big barra...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an early aircraft, balloon, airship, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Parris Island, South Carolina. Brigadier General Emile Moses talking over barrage balloon tactics with a Marine Corps lieutenant of the U.S. Marines Corps glider detachment training camp

Parris Island, South Carolina. Brigadier General Emile Moses talking o...

Public domain photograph - historical image of North Carolina, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A couple of people that are on a boat. Office of War Information Photograph

A couple of people that are on a boat. Office of War Information Photo...

Photographed by Alfred Palmer or Pat Terry. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informat... More

Sheila Scott. NASA public domain image colelction.

Sheila Scott. NASA public domain image colelction.

(Date Unknown) Sheila Scott, born on April 27, 1927 in London, England, served as governor of the British section of the Ninety-Nines, an international association of licensed women pilots. The Ninety- Nines or... More

A US Navy promotional balloon floats over a cornfield

A US Navy promotional balloon floats over a cornfield

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

41B-41-2420 - STS-41B - Deploy of Integrated Rendezvous Target (IRT) balloon package

41B-41-2420 - STS-41B - Deploy of Integrated Rendezvous Target (IRT) b...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Deploy of Integrated Rendezvous Target (IRT) balloon package from shuttle orbiter Challenger during STS-41B mission and subsequent balloon failure. Alte... More

41B-41-2413 - STS-41B - Deploy of Integrated Rendezvous Target (IRT) balloon package

41B-41-2413 - STS-41B - Deploy of Integrated Rendezvous Target (IRT) b...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Deploy of Integrated Rendezvous Target (IRT) balloon package from shuttle orbiter Challenger during STS-41B mission and subsequent balloon failure. Alte... More

A British paratrooper instructs members of the 82nd Airborne Division on safety procedures for jumping from a balloon. The Soldiers will jump from the balloon while practicing for a jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A British paratrooper instructs members of the 82nd Airborne Division ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Jon E. Long Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... More

A hot air balloon display marks the beginning of the events during Air Fete'88, a NATO aircraft display hosted by the 513th Airborne Command and Control Wing

A hot air balloon display marks the beginning of the events during Air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: AIR FETE Base: Royal Air Force Mildenhall Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Stat... More

A hand-sketched illustration by Artist:  Gregory K.H. Bryant.  Artwork:"A Type"K'Kite Balloon".  US Air Force Art Collection

A hand-sketched illustration by Artist: Gregory K.H. Bryant. Artwork...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An aerographer's mate stands on the stern of the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) as he launches a radiosonde balloon during PACEX '89

An aerographer's mate stands on the stern of the amphibious assault sh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PACEX '89 Base: USS Peleliu (LHA 5) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lancaster Release Status: Releas... More

Onlookers gather around a U.S. Navy hot air balloon which is being inflated prior to a balloon race

Onlookers gather around a U.S. Navy hot air balloon which is being inf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: LCDR P.M. Garrity Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The U.S. Navy hot air balloon takes part in balloon race

The U.S. Navy hot air balloon takes part in balloon race

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Albuquerque State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 David Casper Release Status: Released to P... More

Space Shuttle Endeavor, IAE - Inflatable Antenna Experiment

Space Shuttle Endeavor, IAE - Inflatable Antenna Experiment

STS077-705-012 (20 May 1996) --- Following its deployment from the Space Shuttle Endeavour, the Inflatable Antenna Experiment (IAE) portion of the Spartan 207 payload is backdropped over Earth as it continues i... More

Electronics Technician John Morgan Jr. of Weeksville, North Carolina secures the Aerostat balloon before lift off at the Aerostat test Bed on McGregor range, New Mexico. The aerostat which was borrowed from the Air Force can elevate to 15,000 feet above sea level and will be able to track fast moving aircraft and Cruise Missiles with a range up to 150 nautical miles by radar, which is located under the belly of the aerostat. The aerostat will be used by Blue (friendly) Force during Roving Sands '96

Electronics Technician John Morgan Jr. of Weeksville, North Carolina s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '96 Base: Mcgregor Range State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... More

Corporal (CPL) Adam Pogorzelski, US Marine, (USMC), (M-2, 50-Caliber gunner), 2D Tank Battalion, Weapons Platoon, and CPL Jeremy Fell, USMC, (M2, 50-Caliber A-gunner), 2D Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Charlie Company/Weapons Platoon, fire their M-2 machine gun at color-coded balloon targets placed throughout a firing range during a weapons training element on Range 1-Alpha at the Empire Range Complex, Camp Hayes, Panama Canal

Corporal (CPL) Adam Pogorzelski, US Marine, (USMC), (M-2, 50-Caliber g...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Hayes Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Timothy A. Pope, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

Marines of 2D Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion, Charlie Company/Weapons Platoon in a M923A2 5-ton cargo truck, place color-coded balloon targets throughout a firing range for use by Marines of LAR Battalion and 2D Tank Battalion during a weapons training element on Range 1-Alpha at the Empire Range Complex, Camp Hayes, Panama Canal

Marines of 2D Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion, Charlie Co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Hayes Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Timothy A. Pope, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

Corporal (CPL) Adam Pogorzelski, US Marine, (USMC), (M-2, 50-Caliber gunner), 2D Tank Battalion, Weapons Platoon, and CPL Jeremy Fell, USMC, (M2, 50-Caliber A-gunner), 2D Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Charlie Company/Weapons Platoon, load ammunition into their M-2 machine gun. They are preparing to fire upon color-coded balloon targets placed throughout a firing range during a weapons training element on Range 1-Alpha at the Empire Range Complex, Camp Hayes, Panama Canal

Corporal (CPL) Adam Pogorzelski, US Marine, (USMC), (M-2, 50-Caliber g...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Hayes Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Timothy A. Pope, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

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