Winds of Freedom weather balloon

Titles Winds of Freedom weather balloon
Description Winds of Freedom weather balloon. Consists of round, very dark grey deflated weather balloon with long neck made from rubber. Used by Winds of Freedom campaign in 1951 to send messages of hope into Communist countries. Harold Stassen was apparently present when the first of these balloons was launched.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 1/4 inches diameter
24 inches length
Nomenclature meteorological balloon
Materials rubber
Creation Made in: Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: Winds of Freedom
Owned/used by: Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward)
Aerospace and balloons
Transportation. Aerospace
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1946 - Not later than 1951
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2000.50.7 (Accession Number)

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