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The Julius A. Barr Photograph Album

Identifier: 2018-00-00-6
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures Zhang Xueliang (also known as the "Young Marshal" and "Peter Chang") and General Chiang Kai-shek in the mid-1930s. The collection contains a photograph album with three hundred and thirty-nine (339) black-and-white photographs, most likely taken by Barr, covering his time in China.

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2011-00-00-17
Content Description The Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection consists of 77 black-and-white photographs depicting aviation activities, planes, and personalities in the United States and Canada from about 1908-1930, as well as various other subjects.The collection is sub-divided by subject and files have been organized alphabetically. The first folder contains 29 prints of assorted aircraft. Of note are images of The Aerial Experiment Association's Red Wing, Silver Dart, and the Loon; two images of a...

LeRoy Milliren National Air Races Photograph Album

Identifier: 2014-00-00-29
Abstract LeRoy Milliren (1919-1997) was a Major in the United States Army during World War II. The collection primarily relates to the 1932 Cleveland Air Races and is comprised of a photograph album containing one hundred ninety-eight (198) black-and-white photographs of assorted aircraft.

Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-12-09
Content Description The Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph is a small collection consisting of a single photograph depicting of Joann Osterud flying upside-down in her Stephens Akro, July 24, 1991 from Vancouver, B.C. to Vanderhoof, B.C on a record-breaking flight. The photograph is in color and measures 8x10 inches. It is inscribed, "To Clarice and Tom, Thanks! Joann, Vancouver to Vanderhoof, 7/24/91". The people mentioned in the inscription were Clarice Osterud and Tom Hargiss, Joann's aunt and...

James H. Platt Vietnam War Collection

Identifier: 2017-10-19
Abstract James H. Platt served in Vietnam from 1967-1968 as a United States Air Force Rescue Commander. The collection contains twenty (20) slides and one (1) photocopied document related to his service.

Kenneth W. Porter RCAF logbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1992-03-24
Scope and Contents The Kenneth W. Porter RCAF logbook is a small collection consisting of one logbook documenting Porter's service as a navigator with the Royal Canadian Air Force from July 1945 to October 1947. Most of the flights documented were out of Portage la Prairie Manitoba, Canada. The aircraft documented include Avro Ansons, de Havilland DH-82s, de Havilland Mosquitos, Vickers Wellingtons, and Handley Page Halifaxes.

Fred Quarnstrom Vietnam War Collection

Identifier: 2019-05-14
Overview Fred Quarnstrom was a combat denstist who served in the Vietnam War from May-December 1965 with the Fourth Marine Force. The collection documents Quarnstrom's military service in Vietnam and the construction of Chu Lai airfield during the with color 35mm photographic slides, digitized film clips, and a personal memoir.

Ken Schultz Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1992-08-07
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of assorted ephemera related to various commercial airlines, including photographs, postcards, decals, bumper stickers, and maps. The bulk of the collection is more than fifty photographs, primarily of Frontier Airlines aircraft in service between 1950-1990. Featured aircraft include the DC-3, DC-9, MD-80, B-727, B-737, DHC-6, CV-340, CV-580, and CV-600. Many of the photographs are Frontier Airlines official photographs, some of which were taken at...

Robert Short Collection

Identifier: 1991-01-07
Abstract Robert McCawley Short (1904-1932) was born in Steilacoom, Washington and worked in China as chief instructor at China's School for Military Air Tactics from 1931-1932. The collection contains licenses, financial documents, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, biographical materials, and clippings related to Short's brief time in China. Additionally, the collection has photographs, ephemera, and correspondence related to the identification and preservation of his memorial.

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Barr, Effie Hortense, 1904-1985 1
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Beachey, Lincoln J., 1887-1915 1
Beall, Wellwood Edmeston, 1906-1978 1
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Browne, Nathan C., 1895-1979 1
Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1st : 1928-1930) 1
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Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 1
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Guo min ge ming jun 1
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Hoover, Herbert Charles, 1903-1969 1
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Hunsaker, Jerome C. (Jerome Clarke), 1886-1984 1
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Johnson, C. W. J. 1
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Laker Airways 1
Law, Ruth, 1887-1970 1
Leonard, Royal 1
Li-tzu, Shao 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Ma, Hongbin, 1884-1960 1
Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther), 1886-1955 1
Martin, William Knox, -1927 1
McCurdy, John A. D., 1886-1961 1
Milliren, LeRoy Lester 1
Mitchel Field (N.Y.) 1
Monarch Airlines 1
Munter, Herbert, 1895-1970 1
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Osterud, Joann, 1945-2017 1
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Pan American World Airways, Inc 1
Platt, James H., 1942- 1
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Poole, Caroline Boeing, 1884-1932 1
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Pulitzer Air Race 1
Quarnstrom, Fred 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Schultz, Ken (Kenneth E.) 1
Shearer, Capt. 1
Short, Edward 1
Short, Robert 1
Smith, Elinor 1
Smith, Floyd, 1884-1956 1
Smith, Ted A. 1
Suzzallo, Henry, 1875-1933 1
United States. Army Air Corps. Pursuit Squadron, 17th 1
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