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Andrew Braaten World War I Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-00-00-24
Contents of the Collection The Andrew B. Braaten World War I Photographs is comprised of nine black-and-white vintage photographs, 1917-1918. Three images depict biplanes in flight in Alsace, France. One image depicts an unidentified military serviceman, likely a pilot. Two images are related to parachuting; one features a parachuter leaving an airship and the other shows a parachute solo in the sky. Three images depict aircraft crashes, one of which has a graphic scene of a dead body in Verdun, France. The photographs...

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...

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...

Howard E. Smith World War II Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-02-25
Contents of the Collection The Howard E. Smith World War II Photograph Collection is comprised largely of photographic and audiovisual material, including 2,115 prints, 83 negatives, and 5 film reels. The images were taken or collected by Howard E. Smith, a United States Army Air Corps Public Relations Officer and base photographer, primarily while he was stationed at Smoky Hill Army Air Field (SHAAF) in Salina, Kansas. There is also a very small amount of textual documents. Most materials date from 1942-1943, with some...

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....

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