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Early Aviators Photograph

 Collection — Box: Assorted collections (safe)
Identifier: 1984-06-15-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of a single black-and-white photograph. The image includes, from left to right, Art Goebel, Otto Timm, Charles Lindbergh, and Wally Pinero standing in front of an obscured aircraft. Handwritten underneath each man is their last name and the phrase "As of 1928." Next to Timm's head is a handwritten note "O.W. Timm." The photograph has been autographed by Wally Pinero, next to his likeness, in 1939.

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.

George E. Adams, Jr. Papers and Photographs

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.

Air Memorial Day Program

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 Race materials

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2018-00-00-137
Contents of the Collection The Air Show and Race materials is a small collection pertaining to assorted historic air events from 1911 to 1947. The collection is comprised of several newspapers, magazines, directories, and programs for the 1911 International Air Show and Aviation Meet in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois; the 1924 Air Races in Dayton, Ohio; and the 1930, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, and 1947 National Air Races.

Dorothy Allen and Carol Gounaris Flying Tiger Flight Attendant 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,...

American Fighter Aces Association Oral Interviews

Identifier: 2002-02-13-OralHist
Abstract Collection of approximately one hundred twenty-two (122) oral histories of American fighter aces, primarily from World War I and World War II, with a few from the Korean and Vietnam Wars. There are also at least four interviews with non-ace military pilots and other military personnel.

Elsie Anderson Collection

Identifier: 1997-04-17A
Abstract Elsie Anderson worked at Boeing Company as a Public Relations representative, circa 1940s-1950s. The collection includes negatives, films, photographic prints, and a small amount of textual materials related to Boeing aircraft and test flights occurring during the 1940s-1950s.

Norman "Jim" S. Archibald Collection

Identifier: 1986-10-10A
Abstract Norman "Jim" Silas Archibald (1894-1975) of Seattle, Washington served in the U.S. Army Air Service, 95th Aero Squadron during World War I, and later published a bestselling book on his experience. He served again in the Air Force during World War II at home in Seattle. The collection contains correspondence, military documents, photographs, and other materials relating to Archibald's life and military service.

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photographic prints 248
World War, 1939-1945 121
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booklets 50
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Airplanes, Military 41
photograph albums 41
Air pilots 38
military records 38
scrapbooks 38
identity cards 35
postcards 35
Flight attendants 33
Airlines 31
brochures 31
negatives (photographs) 31
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maps (documents) 28
France 27
newsletters 27
menus 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 24
decals 23
slides (photographs) 23
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family 22
Fighter pilots 22
orders (military records) 22
Seattle (Wash.) 20
Washington (State) 20
notes (documents) 20
Women in aeronautics 19
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 18
Japan 18
lithographs 18
photographic postcards 18
Airplanes -- Design and construction 17
Northwest, Pacific 17
programs (documents) 17
California 16
manuals (instructional materials) 16
memorandums 16
technical drawings 16
Airships 15
Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family 15
Germany 15
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 15
Armed Forces -- Officers 14
China 14
Flight training 14
articles 14
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drawings (visual works) 14
transportation timetables 14
yearbooks 14
Biplanes 13
SPAD XIII (S.13) 13
technical reports 13
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Bombing, Aerial 12
England 12
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airline maps 12
digital prints 12
notebooks 12
signatures (names) 12
Alaska 11
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345) 11
Boeing Company -- Employees 11
Boeing Model 747 Family 11
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family 11
Military training camps 11
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 11
diplomas 11
newspapers 11
stationery 11
Aces (Fighter pilots) 10
Airplanes -- Flight testing 10
Boeing B-29 Superfortress 10
Douglas DC-3 Family 10
Puget Sound (Wash.) 10
Women air pilots 10
instructional materials 10
panoramic photographs 10
personnel records 10
poetry 10
posters 10
Aircraft carriers 9
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 9
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464) 9
Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser Family 9
DVDs 9
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United States. Air Force 40
United States. Navy 40
United States. Army Air Forces 37
Pan American World Airways, Inc 25
United Airlines 21
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United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 21
United States. Army. Air Corps 16
United States. Army. Air Service 16
Boeing 14
Boeing Company 13
Northwest Airlines, Inc 13
Trans World Airlines 12
United States. Army 12
United States. Marine Corps 12
Great Britain. Royal Air Force 9
United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration 9
Western Airlines 9
Boeing Field (King County, Wash.) 8
Northwest Orient Airlines 7
Rickenbacker, Eddie 7
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 7
Boeing, William Edward, 1881-1956 6
Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.) 6
United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 6
United States. Naval Reserve 6
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 6
American Fighter Aces Association 5
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 5
Delta Air Lines 5
Douglas Aircraft Company 5
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 5
Eastern Air Lines 5
Kelly Field (Tex.) 5
Pearson Field (Vancouver, Wash.) 5
Project Apollo (U.S.) 5
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. Services of Supply 5
Beall, Wellwood Edmeston, 1906-1978 4
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force 4
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group 4
France. Armée de l'air 4
Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps 4
King County International Airport 4
Langley Field (Va.) 4
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 4
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 94th 4
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 95th 4
United States. Army. Forces in China-Burma-India Theater 4
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 4
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 4
Air Line Pilots Association 3
Allen, Edmund Turney, 1896-1943 3
American Airlines 3
Barr, Julius A., 1905-1939 3
Boeing Air Transport 3
Braniff Airways 3
British Airways 3
Bucholz Army Airfield (Kwajalien Atoll, Marshall Islands) 3
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 3
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 3
Continental Airlines 3
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 3
Dallas Love Field 3
Dominguez Field (Calif.) 3
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 3
Douglas, Donald Wills, Sr., 1892-1981 3
Dunnam, Nancy (Nordhoff), 1923- 3
Flying Tiger Line 3
Fornasero, John B., 1904-1967 3
Graf Zeppelin (Airship) 3
Hickam Air Force Base (Hawaii) 3
Keystone View Company 3
Luke, Frank 3
Moore Field (Tex.) 3
Munter, Herbert, 1895-1970 3
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.) 3
National Championship Air Races 3
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (Tex.) 3
Ninety-Nines (Organization) 3
North American Aviation 3
Osler, Edward Scott 3
Pacific Alaska Airways 3
Pacific Northern Airlines 3
Post, Wiley 3
Rankin, John Gilbert "Tex", 1894-1947 3
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 3
Shenandoah (Airship) 3
Showalter, N.D. (Noah) 3
Townsend, Guy M. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 5th 3
Western Air Express Corporation 3
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio) 3
Aero Club of America 2
Air Line Stewards and Stewardesses Association 2
Alaska Airlines 2
All-Woman Transcontinental Air Race, Inc. 2
American Red Cross 2
Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.) 2
Army Air Forces Pilot School (Marfa Army Air Field, Tex.) 2
Baidukov, G. (Georgii), 1907-1994 2
Barr, Effie Hortense, 1904-1985 2
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