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William Frederick Barns Papers

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.

Minnie M. Boyd Collection on The Ninety-Nines

Identifier: 2017-03-28
Abstract Minnie M. Boyd (1910-1998) was born in Four Lakes, Washington and was an avid aviator. This collection contains correspondence, organizational records, membership directories, photographs, clippings, printed materials, and ephemera related to the Ninety-Nines, Inc.,and gathered by Minnie M. Boyd during her time as a member.

Stanley J. Dec Papers

Identifier: 2010-06-02
Abstract Stanley Joseph Dec (1920-) was born in Raymond, Washington. After attending flight school in Iowa, Dec joined the military and served as a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains documents, logs, and publications documenting the training and military career of World War II U. S. Navy Ensign Stanley J. Dec.

Stanley L. Marcus World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-05-06
Contents of the Collection The Stanley L. Marcus World War II Collection contains over 150 World War II survey and aeronautical maps, collected by Stanley L. Marcus during his service as a pilot in World War II. It is unknown if he collected the maps or if they were given to him. Most of the maps cover various areas of Great Britain, but other locations within Europe are also represented (see Index). There are also four United States Army Air Force air navigation charts: London to Berlin (S-131), Athens to Cairo, Algiers...

Dean Mesnard World War II Navigator Chart

 Collection — oversize: folder
Identifier: 2004-05-24
Contents of the Collection The collection contains a single navigational chart printed October 1944 and used by the United States Army Air Forces, 505th Bombardment Group during World War II. The top of the chart is printed as "AAF Special Plotting Chart, Chart No. S-501, Restricted." There are plotting notations done in pencil with various markings, presumably to aid the navigator. On the front of the chart is also a note that reads "Mission #22, Osaka, Japan, June 1, 1945, Crew 83-10, 505th Bomb Group." The front of...

Dorothy (Hester) Stenzel Collection

Identifier: 1992-09-26
Abstract Dorothy (Hester) Stenzel (1910-1991) was born in Ardenwald, Oregon and learned to fly in the late 1920s. Stenzel then gained fame for stunt flying and broke several records through the mid-1930s. The collection contains seven (7) scrapbooks and assorted textual materials and photographs that document Stenzel's career as one of the first female stunt pilots.

Lindell and Dianne Vinson Commercial Airline Collection

Identifier: 2018-09-20
Abstract Lindell Ray Vinson (1938-2005) was a United States Naval aviator and a commercial airline pilot. Dianne (Shannon) Vinson (1940-2006) worked for Braniff Airways, likely as a flight attendant. The collection primarily contains textual materials, six (6) photographs, and one (1) videocassette related to the specific airlines that the Vinsons worked for over their careers, including US Airways, Piedmont Airlines, and Braniff Airways. The bulk of the material is from 1984-1998, though...

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Atcherley, Richard Llewellyn Roger 1
Attilio Orazio de Bernardi, Mario Bernardo, 1893-1959 1
Barns, William Frederick, 1920-1995 1
Bayles, Lowell Richard 1
Boyd, Minnie M., 1910-1998 1
Braniff Airways 1
Cady, Dorothy 1
Cady, Vernon 1
Civilian Pilot Training Program (U.S.) 1
Dec, Stanley J. , 1920-1954 1
Drummond-Hay, Grace Marguerite 1
Elder, Ruth, 1902-1977 1
Foltz, Edith, 1902-1956 1
Gadbois, Robert William 1
Garrett AiResearch 1
Gebenini, William A. 1
Great Britain. Ordnance Survey 1
Hancock, H. M. 1
Hester, Helen 1
Hing, Leah, 1907-2001 1
Hofer, Robert D. 1
Jeppesen, Elrey B. (Elrey Borge), 1907-1996 1
Johnson, Robert W. 1
Knowles, Marilyn 1
Kubita, Alois 1
Lee, Hazel Ah Ying, 1912-1944 1
Marcus, Stanley L., 1919-1995 1
Marsalis, Frances Harrell, d. 1934 1
Mesnard, Dean 1
Minter Field (Calif.) 1
Nagoya Airfield (Japan) 1
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.) 1
National Championship Air Races 1
Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960 1
Ninety-Nines (Organization) 1
North American Aviation 1
Orlinski, Boleslaw 1
Pangborn, Clyde Edward, approximately 1893-1958 1
Piedmont Airlines 1
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935 1
Powder Puff Derby 1
Rankin School of Flying 1
Rankin, John Gilbert "Tex", 1894-1947 1
Riddle, Mary, 1902-1981 1
Ritter, Theodore J. 1
Stenzel, Dorothy (Hester), 1910-1991 1
Taylor, George 1
US Airways 1
Udet, Ernst 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 5th 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (Very Heavy), 505th 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 324th 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 316th 1
United States. Federal Aviation Administration 1
United States. Marine Corps 1
United States. Naval Reserve 1
United States. Navy 1
United States. Veterans Administration 1
Vinson, Dianne (Shannon), 1940-2006 1
Vinson, Lindell, 1938-2005 1
Williams, Alford J. 1
Wong, Virginia 1
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