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James H. Howard Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-10-01
Contents of the Collection The James H. Howard Fighter Ace Collection contains textual, photographic, and audiovisual materials in support of James H. Howard's Medal of Honor awarded in June 1944. Materials include military records, clippings, and photographs, among others. Due to the collection's small size, it has been arranged alphabetically. Howard was awarded the Medal of Honor in June 1944 for actions taken on January 11, 1944, the only fighter pilot in the European Theater to earn the distinction....

1910 Los Angeles Air Meet newspaper clippings

 Collection — Box: Scrapbook Box 7
Identifier: 2019-00-00-2
Contents of the Collection The collection is one (1) scrapbook of assorted newspaper clippings related to the 1910 International Air Meet at Dominguez Field in Los Angeles, California. The scrapbook is coverless with a failing binding. The clippings are from assorted unidentified newspapers and are glued to the pages, though some are loose.

It is unknown who collected the clippings.

69 Squadron Israel Air Force Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1985-07-27-D
Contents of the Collection This collection is comprised of four color photographs of first Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife, Paula, with 69 Squadron, Israel Air Force, inspecting Boeing B-17 aircraft that had participated in Israel's War of Independence in 1948. Included is a detailed description of how three repurposed B-17s shifted Israel's air potential during the war.

Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2020-02-26
Content Description The Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album consists of one album with snapshots documenting Abramson's service in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.The album has a teal cover with a Chinese or Japanese style dragon plate on the front cover, presumably purchased during his time abroad in service. It measures approximately 9x12x1.5 inches and has black paper pages. Inside there are 143 black-and-white photographs, each about 3.5x4.5 inches, affixed with album...

George E. Adams, Jr. Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-03-15
Abstract Collection of materials related to the military service of Second Lieutenant George E. Adams Jr., who served as a reconnaissance pilot in World War II.

Joe Aiken Films

 Collection — Box: Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Identifier: 1998-12-28
Contents of the Collection The Joe Aiken Films are comprised of six films shot, produced, or compiled by Joe Aiken of 20th Century Fox Studio, from approximately 1918-1947. The films contain a mix of newsreel footage, documentary footage of aircraft manufacturing, and flight footage. Three of the films contain footage of World War I flying aces, flying squadrons, World War I-era aircraft, and transatlantic flight attempts. One of the films contains newsreel footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II and the...

Air Memorial Day Program

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-00-00-37
Abstract The collection contains a program for an air show honoring servicemen who died during World War I.

Air Show and Air Race Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2018-00-00-137
Contents of the Collection The Air Show and Air Race Collection is a small collection pertaining to assorted historic air events. This is an artificial collection with materials gathered from a variety of sources.

The collection is primarily comprised of newspaper clippings and printed ephemera. Events documented include the Chicago International Air Show in Grant Park in 1911 and Rudolph's Flying Circus from 1984.

Dorothy Allen and Carol Gounaris Flying Tiger Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-04-14-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs that are related to Dorothy (Jesseman) Allen and Carol (Prentice) Gounaris who worked for the Flying Tiger Line as flight attendants, 1960-1964. The collection has been sorted into two series.Series I, Dorothy Allen materials, is the bulk of the collection. It includes Flying Tiger employee documentation in the form of a 1962 flight attendant seniority list, cholera vaccination certificate,...

John W. Allen World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-04-29-2
Overview John W. Allen was a B-17 navigator during World War II. The collection consists of visual, audiovisual, and textual materials documenting Allen's missions in Europe with the 91st Bomb Group (H), 401st Bomb Squadron.

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photographic prints 353
World War, 1939-1945 161
clippings (information artifacts) 152
printed ephemera 141
correspondence 128
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Air pilots, Military 97
logs (records) 84
certificates 83
World War, 1914-1918 72
Airplanes, Military 61
booklets 58
military records 58
photocopies 54
Air pilots 51
Airlines 51
Soldiers 51
aerial photographs 50
scrapbooks 48
photograph albums 47
negatives (photographs) 45
identity cards 44
brochures 43
postcards 43
Flight attendants 42
Aircraft accidents 41
Washington (State) 40
Boeing Company -- Employees 39
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family 35
Seattle (Wash.) 33
maps (documents) 33
orders (military records) 33
France 32
menus 32
newsletters 32
slides (photographs) 31
Women in aeronautics 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 29
decals 29
Fighter pilots 28
notes (documents) 28
Airplanes -- Design and construction 26
business cards 26
memorandums 26
lithographs 25
programs (documents) 25
Northwest, Pacific 24
articles 24
photographic postcards 24
technical drawings 24
Japan 23
Airships 22
Boeing Model 747 Family 22
Flight training 22
notebooks 22
technical reports 22
Germany 21
digital prints 21
posters 21
drawings (visual works) 20
Alaska 19
China 19
Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family 19
Seaplanes 19
Women air pilots 19
signatures (names) 19
Biplanes 18
California 18
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 18
manuals (instructional materials) 18
Boeing B-29 Superfortress 17
Bombing, Aerial 17
transportation timetables 17
Aces (Fighter pilots) 16
Douglas DC-3 Family 16
England 16
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 16
diplomas 16
personnel records 16
16mm (photographic film size) 15
Air mail service 15
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345) 15
airline maps 15
Air shows 14
Airplanes -- Flight testing 14
Armed Forces -- Officers 14
Astronauts 14
Boeing B-17 Model 299 Flying Fortress ("XB-17") 14
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464) 14
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family 14
Hawaii 14
Lockheed P-38 Lightning Family 14
stationery 14
yearbooks 14
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 13
DVDs 13
Military education 13
SPAD XIII (S.13) 13
TMOF Aircraft 13
Training 13
audiocassettes 13
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United States. Navy 64
United States. Air Force 54
United States. Army Air Forces 51
Boeing 46
Pan American World Airways, Inc 33
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United Airlines 32
Boeing Company 30
United States. Army. Air Corps 23
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 21
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 20
United States. Army. Air Service 19
Northwest Airlines Corporation 16
United States. Army 16
Project Apollo (U.S.) 14
Trans World Airlines 14
United States. Marine Corps 14
Western Airlines 13
Great Britain. Royal Air Force 12
King County International Airport 12
Boeing, William Edward, 1881-1956 10
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 9
North American Aviation 9
United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration 9
United States. Naval Reserve 8
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 8
American Airlines 7
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) 7
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force 7
Douglas Aircraft Company 7
Northwest Orient Airlines 7
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 7
Slayton, Donald K., 1924-1993 7
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 7
American Fighter Aces Association 6
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 6
Curtiss 6
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 6
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 6
Eastern Air Lines 6
Lockheed 6
United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 6
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 6
Alaska Airlines 5
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) 5
Boeing School of Aeronautics (Oakland, Calif.) 5
Consolidated Aircraft Corp 5
Delta Air Lines 5
Douglas 5
Flying Tiger Line 5
Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps 5
John F. Kennedy Space Center 5
Kelly Field (Tex.) 5
Lunar Orbiter (Artificial satellite) 5
Merrill, A. Elliott (Albert), 1901-1992 5
National Championship Air Races 5
Naval Air Station Pensacola (Fla.) 5
Northrop 5
Pearson Field (Vancouver, Wash.) 5
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 5
Ryan NYP "Spirit of St Louis" 5
Showalter, N.D. (Noah David), 1925-2012 5
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 95th 5
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. Services of Supply 5
United States. Army. Forces in China-Burma-India Theater 5
Air Line Pilots Association 4
Allen, Edmund Turney, 1896-1943 4
Apollo Soyuz Test Project 4
Armstrong, Neil, 1930-2012 4
Barr, Julius A., 1905-1939 4
Beall, Wellwood Edmeston, 1906-1978 4
Boeing, Bertha Marie (Potter Paschall), 1891-1977 4
Braniff Airways 4
British Airways 4
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 4
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group 4
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 4
Douglas, Donald Wills, Sr., 1892-1981 4
Fornasero, John B., 1904-1967 4
France. Armée de l'air 4
Germany. Luftwaffe 4
Graf Zeppelin (Airship) 4
Haise, Fred, 1933- 4
Langley Field (Va.) 4
Lovell, Jim 4
McDonnell Douglas Corp 4
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948 4
Stearman (1927) 4
Stenzel, Dorothy (Hester), 1910-1991 4
United States. Army Air Forces. Bomb Group, 490th 4
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 94th 4
United States. Army. Signal Corps 4
Aerocar, Inc 3
Air Line Stewards and Stewardesses Association 3
Apollo 12 (Spacecraft) 3
Associated Women Pilots of Boeing Field 3
Avro 3
Barr, Effie Hortense, 1904-1985 3
Barr, Gene Edward, 1933- 3
Barr, JoAnn, 1930- 3
Beachey, Lincoln J., 1887-1915 3
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