United States. Air Force
Also referred to as: U.S. Air Force; USAF United States. Air Force [1947-present] Earlier headings: Air Service [1919-1926]; United States. Army Air Corps [1926-1941]; United States. Army Air Forces [1941-1947]
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
William H. Dyche World War II Photograph Albums
Contents of the Collection William H. Dyche World War II Photograph Albums is a collection of six photograph albums with black-and-white photographs taken by aerial photographer William H. Dyche during World War II. Images include scenic shots of the English countryside, castles, cathedrals and people as well as aerial photographs of England and France, including what appears to be D-Day. Aircraft are also featured, including the B-24, B-17, and P-38; in particular “Flak Bait” and “Mild & Bitter.” There...
Lee Embree Collection
Abstract Lee R. Embree (1915-2008) was born in Iowa, enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1936, and was assigned to the 38th Reconnaisance Squadron as an aerial photographer during World War II. Embree was at Hickam Field, Hawaii during the 1941 Pearl Harbor bombing and took several photographs. The collection contains photographs, textual materials, audiovisual materials, and a scrapbook that relate to Embree's military service and photography as well as his post-war photography activities.
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Lee Embree Collection
William Firth Photograph Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The William Firth Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of 29 black-and-white 8x10-inch photographs depicting various aircraft including Boeing, Consolidated, Curtiss, Douglas, and Fleet models from circa 1920s-1950s. The majority of images depict side or three-quarter views of aircraft on the ground, although some images depict aircraft in flight. Many images are of aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and some images were taken at Edwards Air Force Base. Not all aircraft have...
James D. Griffin Photograph Collection
Abstract James D. Griffin was an engineer for McDonnell Douglas Corporation. The collection contains five hundred and ninety-six (596) photographs, likely collected and notated by Griffin, featuring primarily Douglas Aircraft Company airplanes manufactured during the 1910s-1970s but also, to a lesser extent, other manufacturer models; including Aero Spacelines, Boeing, Consolidated, and Northrop. There is also a small amount of clippings, newsletters, and articles.
William Orthman World War II Collection
Abstract William Orthman (1911-1990) was drafted into the United States Army in 1942. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater as Public Relations Officer. The collection is comprised of 340 photographs and a small amount of textual materials from his 1945-1946 service.
Glenn Y. and Ronald L. Robinson Aircraft Photograph Collection
Contents of the Collection The Glenn Y. and Ronald L. Robinson Photograph Collection is largely comprised of a mixture of United States Air Force and Boeing Company photographs, circa 1930s-1980s. The prints were collected by the Robinsons over the course of and in relation to their respective careers with the USAF and Boeing. Series I: Glenn Y. Robinson USAF photograph collection holds 222 photographs, one negative and one slide that depict various aircraft. The images were...