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Elsie Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-04-17A
Abstract Elsie Anderson worked at Boeing Company as a Public Relations representative, circa 1940s-1950s. The collection includes negatives, films, photographic prints, and a small amount of textual materials related to Boeing aircraft and test flights occurring during the 1940s-1950s.

John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.

George P. Boyle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-04-13-A
Contents of the Collection The George P. Boyle Collection is comprised of two series; World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs and Boeing memorabilia. Series I, World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs, includes fifty-eight (58) black-and-white photographs dated 1945. The photographs vary in size, from 9.5x9.5" to 10x19" and include front captions providing contextual information such as location, date, and type of image, such as "post strike." The images were taken in various...

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

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.

J. V. and Harley Hyde Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-08-15-A
Abstract Jules Verne (J. V.) Hyde (1889-1953) and Harley Hyde (1892-1919) were brothers who served in World War I as flight instructors. The collection contains documents, clippings, and photographs relating to J. V. Hyde's military service during World War I, his post-war work as the first manager of Boeing Field, and later work at Boeing as an inspector. The collection also includes documents, clippings, and photographs about his brother Harley's World War I service and death due to an airplane...

Theodore Jay Johnston Boeing Aircraft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-04-22-A
Abstract Theodore Jay Johnston (1923-2013) was born in Olympia, Washington and was a pilot with the Eighth Air Force (398th Heavy Bomb Group) during World War II. After the war, Johnston spent 37 years at Boeing, workings on a variety of projects, including the Boeing B-47 Stratojet and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The collection contains slides and technical documentation related to Johnston's personal history with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.

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.

Harry R. Mankins Film Collection

 Collection — Box: Film Box 6, Reel: 1
Identifier: 1999-03-02-A
Contents of the Collection The Harry R. Mankins Film Collection is a small collection containing one film reel from circa 1930s-1940s of various military aircraft and airliners flying around the Seattle, Washington area. Aircraft pictured include the Boeing XB-15, XB-17, 247, and 314 Clipper prototype; Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats; and a United Airlines Douglas DC-3 "Mainliner" aircraft. Passengers, flight attendants, and flight and ground crew are featured in a few shots. Other scenes include a brief aerial...

Robert K. Mason B-17 Incident Report and Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1985-09-11
Contents of the Collection The collection consists of an incident report and photographs of a B-17G crew, 490th Bomber Group, 850th Squadron, based in Eye, East Anglia, England with its aircraft that was damaged by enemy fire during a bombing mission on March 9, 1945. The two-page report by B-17 pilot Robert Mason describes that the crew came under flak fire en route to their bombing target: railroad yards in Frankfurt, Germany. A shell passed through the No. 2 engine in the left wing without exploding. After...

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