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William Frederick Barns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04-13
Abstract William Frederick "Bill" Barns (1920-1995) joined the United States Air Force in 1942 and flew in the European Theater during World War II. After the war, Barns served in the USAF in several capacities until his retirement in 1966 when he went to work in the private sector, including for Garrett Corporation. The collection contains a broad array of textual materials as well as photographs and digital images related to his military and professional careers.

John Cook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-07-31
Abstract Born in Scotland, John Cook (1899-) was a mechanic who worked on the engines that powered the Douglas World Cruisers that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe by air. Cook also served in the military for thirty-six years and later was a Quality Control Inspector for the Air Force Aircraft program at Boeing. The collection contains photographs, slides, and textual materials primarily related to his time at Boeing as well as some photographs and documents related to his contribution...

Lee Embree Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-08-08
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.

Jim Goodall Collection of Aircraft Drawings, Photographs, and Slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-02-16
Contents of the Collection The Jim Goodall Collection of Aircraft Drawings, Photographs, and Slides is comprised of approximately one thousand (1,000) photographs, fifty-two (52) slides, and assorted aircraft technical drawings. The collection also includes textual materials, primarily in the form of photocopied documents, related to the "Have Doughnut," "Have Drill," and "Have Ferry" programs. The photographs and slides were both taken and collected by Goodall and feature the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk,...

James D. Griffin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-08-25
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.

David O. Hill Seaboard World Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-12-20
Abstract David O. Hill (1939-) was a pilot for Seaboard World Airlines (SWA). Hill was also SWA's archivist and historian. The collection relates to the company history, personnel, and operations of Seaboard World Airlines (SWA), from its establishment in 1946 to 1980 when it merged with Flying Tigers Line and is comprised primarily of textual materials, the bulk of which are scrapbooks; but also includes photographic materials, including prints, slides, and negatives; and a single DVD.

Charles J. Langmack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-04-05
Abstract The Charles Langmack Papers contains textual materials, scrapbooks, and photographs concerning the life and military career of Charles Langmack (1907-1999). Langmack was an early Oregon aviator, and this collection equally documents both his civilian and military aviation careers.

James H. Platt Vietnam War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-19
Abstract James H. Platt served in Vietnam from 1967-1968 as a United States Air Force Rescue Commander. The collection contains twenty (20) slides and one (1) photocopied document related to his service.

C. Ashby Shoop Aviation Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 1993-02-12
Contents of the Collection The C. Ashby Shoop Aviation Collection is a small collection containing visual and textual materials related to various aircraft, circa 1929-1970s. Nine photographs in the collection depict primarily aircraft, including the Northrop YB-49, Boeing B-17, Boeing/Northop B-2, Cessna CG-2, and Cessna CW-6. Other images depict General Dynamics AGM-109 and one photograph features a pilot, possibly Shoop, exiting an obscured aircraft. The photographs are 8x10" and are a mix of color and...

Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-05-17-A
Content Description The Joseph J. Sofet Air Force One Collection is a small collection of materials collected by Col. Joseph J. Sofet, pilot for Air Force One aircraft, VC-137B SAM970 and VC-137C SAM26000. The collection includes clippings about Sofet and his career as a pilot for Air Force One and about SAM970; photocopies of images of Sofet and Air Force one aircraft; matchbook covers branded for Air Force One and the President of the United States; an undated color 8x10" photograph of SAM26000 signed by the...

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