BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
Air Mail Pioneers. The Roll Call: Dedicated to the Pioneers of Commercial Aviation of U.S.A.
American Air Mail Society. American Air Mail Catalogue, Volume One, Sixth Edition
Amick, George. Jenny
Beltrametti, Franco. Airmail Postcards
Borden, Norman E. Air mail emergency, 1934; an account of seventy-eight tense days in the winter of 1934 when the Army flew the United States
Boseman, J. The history of some interesting balloon post flights. With illustrations from the collection of the Netherlands Aero Museum
Boughner, Fred. Airmail antics
Boyle, Thomas H. Air Mail operations during World War II
Bruns, James H. Turk Bird: The Life and Times of Eddie Gardner
Field, Francis J. Siege of Paris, 1870-1871, Balloon Posts.
Garber, Paul Edward. Air mail: How it Began
Garvey, William & David Fisher; Randy Johnson, editor / contributing author. The age of flight: a history of America's pioneering airline (United Airlines)
Glines, Carroll V. Airmail--How it all Began
Holmes, Donald B. Air Mail, an Illustrated History, 1793-1981 1st ed.
Jackson, Donald Dale and the editors of Time-Life Books. Flying the mail
Kreider, Karen, Jim Mitchell & Floyd Norman. Walt Disney's The Perils of Mickey Mouse: The Mail Pilot.
Kronstein, Max. Pioneer Airpost Flights of the World 1830-1935
Leary, William M. Airmail Pioneers – The U.S. Air Mail Service 1918-1927
Leary, William M., Editor. Pilots' Directions
Lewis, W. David, Editor. Airline Executives and Federal Regulation: Cases Studies in American Enterprise from the Airmail Era to the Dawn of the Jet Age
Lipsner, Benjamin B. The airmail, Jennies to jets
Mackay, James A. Airmails, 1870-1970
Meyers, John, Editor. Airways to airlines: [a 50 year history of commercial aviation]
Nielson, Dale. Saga of the U. S. Air Mail Service, 1918-1927
Nierinck, Henri L. Courrier récupéré: accidents d'avions (Recovered mail: airplane crashes, 1918-1978)
O'Sullivan, Thomas J. The Pioneer Airplane Mails of the United States
Short, Simine, Cheryl Ganz, Editor, Via Airmail: An Aerophilatelic Survey of Events, Routes, and Rates
United States. Post Office Department. Air mail contracts. Letter from the postmaster general transmitting, in response to Senate resolution no. 394, certain information relative to air mail contracts, existing air mail routes in the United States, new routes to be established, and names of officers and attorneys that have been employees of the United States government within the past five years.
United States. Post Office Department. Air mail contracts. Letter from the Postmaster General transmitting in response to Senate resolution no. 53 certain information relative to air mail contracts
United States. Post Office Department. Air mail. Hearing[s] before the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, House of Representatives, Seventy-third Congress, second session, on H. R. 3, H. R. 8578 and other air mail bills. April 20, 1933; February 15, 16, 20, 22; March 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20 and 21, 1934.
United States. Post Office Department. Annual Report of the Postmaster General of the United States.
Van der Linden, F. Robert. Airlines and Air Mail : the post office and the birth of the commercial aviation industry
Vecsey, George. The Pioneers of Aviation Speak for Themselves
Bingham, Caroline. DK Big Book of Airplanes.
Blackburn, Ken & Jeff Lammers. Kids' Paper Airplane Book
Blackburn, Ken & Jeff Lammers. The World Record Paper Airplane Book
Weitzman, David. Jenny: The Airplane That Taught America to Fly.
Airmail Philatelic Journals in the National Postal Museum's Collection
Title: Monthly Air Mail.
Title: Aero News.
Title: Aero News.
Title: Die Luftpost.
Title: The Air Mail Collector
Title: L'Aviette Postale.
Title: Air Mail News / British Air Mail Society
Title: The Aero Field.
Title: The Aero Philatelist Annals.
Title: Jack Knight Air Log.
Author: Metropolitan Airmail Cover Club.
Title: The Air Stamp Review and General Advertiser.
Title: The Aero Philatelist's Bulletin.
ARCHIVE AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
The National Postal Museum
The National Archives and Records Administration
National Air and Space Museum – Smithsonian Institution
The College Park Aviation Museum
The Air Legion
The Air Mail Mystery
The Air Mail
The Air Mail Pilot
Blaze of Noon
The Flying Mail
Only Angels Have Wings
Pirates of the Sky
The Sky Spider
The Sky's the Limit
SOME EARLY AVIATION AND AIRMAIL SONGS
The Aero Equine Express March
Come Josephine in My Flying Machine (Up She Goes!)
Come Take a Trip in My Air Ship
The Flier's Dream
Four Songs of the Air Service
I Am a Knight of the Open Way
I could Live in an Airplane
I'm the King of the Air
Like an Angel You Flew into Everyone's Heart
Lindbergh (The Eagle of the U.S.A.)
Lindbergh March for Piano
Silver Wings (Keep 'Em Flying)
Take Me Up With You Dearie
Wait ‘Till You Get Them Up In The Air Boys
SPECIAL THANKS TO
Sylvia Ekezie and Lillie Fujinaga of LIOBmedia, who are responsible for the design and creation of this website.
Nancy Allison Wright, President, Air Mail Pioneers for her continued assistance in tracking down photographs and biographies of early airmail pilots.
Mike Newcomer, for his well researched and well drawn illustrations.
Fad to Fundamental: Airmail in America, was written and organized by Nancy Pope, Lynn Heidelbaugh, Kimberly McCray and Esther Washington of the National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional thanks to the entire Museum staff, especially Bill Lommel and James O'Donnell.