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The Becvar Family Collection

Identifier: 1992-07-24
Abstract George Becvar (1909-1990) was born in Denver, Colorado and with his brothers Lou (1908-1984) and Chuck (1904-1986) started Kent Flying Service which ran from approximately 1927-1930 in Kent, Washington. The collection consists of the pilot logbook for George Becvar and a scrapbook that primarily covers George Becvar's 1927-1931 flying career.

Alexander Graham Bell and the Aerial Experiment Association Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2018-10-01-B
Abstract 25 photographs of Alexander Graham Bell and other members of the Aerial Experiment Association along with their aerodrome aircraft; souvenir booklet of the association; 2 photomechanical prints signed by J.A. McCurdy.

Jim Bergstrom Collection of World War I Aviation Stereographs

Identifier: 2005-08-11
Abstract The Jim Bergstrom Collection of World War I Aviation Stereographs contains five (5) stereograph images of World War I scenes printed by the Keystone View Company.

Terry Buckridge Alaskan Aviation Film Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1993-11-22
Contents of the Collection The Terry Buckridge Alaskan Aviation Film Collection is a small collection containing two privately-shot films from the 1940s relating to Alaskan aviation. The first film depicts a Star Air Service aircraft and a fishing trip to Lake Iliamna, Alaska, circa 1940s. It begins with footage of an unidentified group of men with fishing equipment, followed by shots of a Star Air Service Bellanca CH-400 Skyrocket seaplane (tail number NC-10795) and aerial views of towns, bodies of water,...

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

Identifier: 2015-06-17
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.

Paul Davis Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2002-07-23
Contents of the Collection The Paul Davis Early Aviation Photograph Collection is comprised of 16 black-and-white 3.25x4.5" photographs featuring early aircraft. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer in 1910 and 1911 in New York, including some during the 1910 Belmont International Aviation Meet. There are two copies of each photograph and nearly all include a brief handwritten caption on the reverse that provides some contextual information, such as date, names, aircraft model and/or manufacturer,...

Leone C. Edson Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2009-04-24
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of fourteen (14) black-and-white photographs depicting the construction of Boeing aircraft and the inside of Boeing Plant 1, circa 1914-1919. The photographer is unknown. Five of the images are 8x10" and include brief handwritten captions on reverse that identify the Boeing Airplane factory. The images depict the construction of an aircraft, possibly a flying boat or seaplane. The remaining nine images 3.5x6" and are photographic reproductions and primarily depict a...

Goodman L. Goodmanson Los Angeles International Air Meet Photograph Album

Identifier: 1990-03-13
Abstract Goodman L. Goodmanson (1886-1924) worked as a photographer for the Los Angeles Examiner during the 1910s. The collection is comprised of a photograph album containing sixty-three (63) black-and-white photographs depicting scenes from the Los Angeles International Air Meet of 1910 and a handwritten notecard presenting the album as a gift.

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...

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