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Gordon Highfill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-04-17
Abstract Gordon Highfill served as a pilot for the United States Navy during World War II and in the Naval Reserves during the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains military records, a Naval Reservist newsletter, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain check list, and three (3) pilot log books from his service.

Calvin H. and Yun Yau Kam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-03-24
Abstract Yun Yau Kam served in the U.S. Army for 19 years and was the father of Calvin H. Kam. Calvin H. Kam was born in Hawaii and enlisted in 1969, completing flight school in 1970. The collection contains military documents, photographs, and slides relating to the military service of Calvin H. Kam during Vietnam and photographs and clippings related to his father's, Yun Yau Kam, service during World War II and the Korean War.

Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-00-00-17
Content Description The Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection consists of 77 black-and-white photographs (8x10", 4x5", and smaller) depicting aviation activities, planes, and personalities from about 1908-1930.The collection is sub-divided by subject. The first folder contains 31 prints of assorted aircraft, including The Aerial Experiment Association's Red Wing, Silver Dart, and the Loon; two images of a plane crashed by Elinor Smith; and one of Amelia Earhart's planes. These images date from...

Margaret Keyser Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1991-07-26
Contents of the Collection The Margaret Keyser Early Aviation Photograph Collection includes approximately 70 black-and-white photographs of assorted aircraft, 1918-1940 (bulk dates 1920s-1930s). Sizes range from 3x5" to 16x20" and many images include brief captions that provide contextual information, such as aircraft model, location, or date. A sample of identified aircraft includes the Boeing P-12E, Curtiss O-1 Falcon, Douglas B-23, Keystone Bomber, and Thomas-Morse O-19. There are also several shots of...

Julius Christian Harland Knauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-03-30-B
Abstract Julius Christian Harland Knauss (1898-1986) served in the U.S. Navy during World War I at the Seattle (Wash.) Naval Training Camp. The collection contains material relating to the camp.

The William P. and Wendy B. Lawrence Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-06-14
Content Description The William P. and Wendy B. Lawrence Collection is a small collection consisting of photographs related to Vice Admiral William P. Lawrence's Navy career dating from about 1932-1959 and a document read in space by Wendy Lawrence on Space Shuttle Mission STS-114 in 2005.The photographs from Vice Admiral Lawrence's military service are all black-and-white prints of official U.S. Navy photographs, most dated 1958-1959. Most were taken by Light Photographic Squadron 62 (VFP-62)....

John E. Leach World War II Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1992-04-06
Contents of the Collection The John E. Leach World War II Collection contains a logbook and photographs related to Leach's World War II service in the U.S. Navy. The Aviators Flight Log Book notes Leach's hours logged from flight training to his patrols to various islands in the Pacific theater of World War II. The logbook also contains small photos of aircraft, cards for Leach's naval training certifications, flight equipment record cards, and a requisition form to replace stolen equipment.The...

E.L. Leak Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1999-04-25
Contents of the Collection The E.L. Leak Collection is a small collection comprised of photographs and certificates collected during E.L. Leak’s service in the United States Navy in World War II and as a career pilot. Ten black-and-white photographs feature a group photo of VF Squadron 1B; a carrier landing accident; the USS Lexington (CV-2) under way; squadrons of Curtiss F6C-2 and Boeing F3B aircraft on deck of unidentified carrier; a Boeing F2B squadron on deck of unidentified ship with other destroyers in background;...

Frank C. Leigh World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-02-09
Overview The collection contains items relating to Frank C. Leigh's time serving with the United States Navy as a signalman, specifically on the USS Chenango during World War II.

Elvin L. Lindsay World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-09-14
Abstract Elvin L. Lindsay (1920-1999) was born in Potlach, Idaho and served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during World War II, earning Ace status in 1944. The collection contains four (4) log books, a scrapbook, a small amount of ephemera, and photographs documenting Lindsay's wartime career.

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