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G. C. Westervelt letter to P. N. Jansen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-12-17
Contents of the Collection The collection contains a single-page typed letter from G. C. Westervelt to P. N. Jansen of the Curtiss Engineering Corporation, dated June 3, 1919. The letter to "My Dear Jansen" expresses gratitude for Jansen's "oversight of the construction of NC Flying boats" and offers congratulations on the "success of the [Curtiss] NC-4." It is signed by G. C. Westervelt, Commander, United States Navy.

Bruce Whitman Aviation Art Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-04-16-A
Overview The Bruce Whitman Aviation Art Collection is a collection of artwork including a drawing, posters, lithographs, photographs, and advertisements primarily related to American military aviation from about 1917 to the early 1950s.

Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-10-15
Abstract Robert Withrow (b. 1946) was born in Seattle, Washington and served as a U.S. Navy Fireman (E-3) aboard the USS Kitty Hawk from 1965-1967. The collection contains photographs, patches, and yearbooks related to his service.

Fred Woods World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-08-22
Contents of the Collection The Fred Woods World War II Collection is comprised of photographic prints, negatives, a photograph album, and a small number of documents that relate to the World War II experience of United States Navy pilot Fred Woods. The collection has been arranged into two series, visual materials and textual materials. Visual materials, which are the bulk of the collection, include 26 loose black-and-white photographic prints and 27 negatives. Sizes vary from 3x5" to 8x10" and very...

Kenneth Woods Naval Aircraft Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Very Large Items 1980-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 1986-03-06-A
Contents of the Collection The Kenneth Woods Naval Aircraft Photographs is a collection of twenty-two (22) black-and-white photographs featuring United States Naval Aircraft, primarily floatplanes and flying boats from 1918-circa 1920s. The photographs are 18x22" and most do not have captions or identifying information. A variety of aircraft are featured, including the Vought OS2U Kingfisher, the Consolidated PBY Catalina, and the Curtiss SOC Seagull. The aircraft are pictured in flight and on the water.

Malcolm T. Wordell Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1144
Contents of the Collection This small collection relates to fighter pilot and ace Malcolm T. Wordell, who served in the United States Navy during World War II. It includes photographs of aircraft in flight and military personnel, including a squadron group portrait.

Francis M. Young Aerial Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Very Large Items 1980-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 1987-09-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Francis M. Young Aerial Survey Photograph Collection is comprised of fifteen (15) black-and-white aerial photographs taken during Alaska Survey Expeditions, circa 1930s-1940s. The photographs are 18x22" and only a few have very brief contextual information on the reverse. Identifications include a Douglas R5D (Douglas C-54 Skymaster), Mount Rainier (Washington State), and the Columbia Glacier (Alaska). One (1) photograph depicts an at-sea aircraft carrier with a full deck of...

George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2006-06-15
Contents of the Collection The George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection consists of 112 photographs from the 1960s or 1970s related to aircraft ejection seat tests.The first folder of photographs includes 30 prints, one 4x5" and the rest 8x10". Twenty-eight are black-and-white prints and two are in color. These photographs depict United States Air Force ejection seat testing experiments, some labeled as taking place at the U.S. Naval Aerospace Recovery Facility in El Centro, California....

Glenn E. Zimmerman World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-10-16-307
Abstract Glenn E. Zimmerman (1912-1993) served with the United States Navy as a pilot during World War II. The collection contains photographs, holiday greeting cards and menus, military records, and military identification card from his 1942-1946 military service.

Harold W. Zipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-11-12
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.

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