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Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-12-10
Contents of the Collection The Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection consists of textual and visual materials gathered by Hebrew during her career as a stewardess for Western Airlines (WAL) in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The materials illuminate the work and life of flight attendants in the mid-twentieth century. The collection is organized in two series: Western Airlines career-related materials and other airlines. There are several files of textual materials related to...

Jean (Taylor) Howard WASP Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2007-09-05
Contents of the Collection The Jean (Taylor) Howard WASP Collection contains a black-and-white digital photographic print and a pilot's logbook related to the World War II military service of Jean (Taylor) Howard. The 5x7" print depicts Howard standing in front of an obscured front-facing Piper J-3. She is dressed as a civilian. There is no contextual information on the photograph.

Alda Jane Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-03-19
Abstract Alda Jane Lewis (1923-2012) was born in Ohio and worked as a United Airlines flight attendant. The collection contains photographs, manuscripts, reports, maps, personnel records, and brochures collected during her career.

Carol (Nicholson) Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-05-07
Abstract Carol (Nicholson) Lewis (1923-1987) joined the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) in 1943 and was assigned to Moore Air Base (Texas), Class 44-W-7. The collection includes official documents, photographs, correspondence, clippings, and ephemera related to Lewis' 1943-1945 WASP service. A small amount of correspondence and ephemera concerning her marriage is also included in the collection.

Velda King Mapelli Air Racing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-06-11
Contents of the Collection The Velda King Mapelli Air Racing Collection is comprised of hundreds of photographs and a small amount of negatives; textual materials suchs as brochures, certificates, ID cards, licenses, assorted ephemera, and correspondence; and race booklets from assorted races. The materials were collected by Velda King Mapelli, as well as her daughter Stephanie and husband Gene, during the course of her flying years, approximately 1969-1989. The photographs, which are both in color and...

Maude McClaine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1983-11-14
Content Description The Maude McClaine Collection is a small collection documenting McClaine's aviation career based out of Spokane, Washington in the 1930s. Present in the collection are: her circa 1929 pilot's license application drafts; various pilot licenses and identity cards; membership cards for Mamer Flying Service and Aviation Country Clubs, Inc.; a "fledgling certificate" from Standard Oil Company of California; her pilot's logbook spanning 1929-1937; six photographs, primarily portraits of McClaine;...

Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-11-01
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.

Revilo Joe and Bernice Morse Boeing Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2023-07-11
Contents of the Collection The Revilo Joe and Bernice Morse Boeing Scrapbook is primarily comprised of clippings from various newspapers, but also includes a small amount of printed ephemera, Boeing Company employee memos and policies, and photographs, circa 1939-1945. Topics are mostly war-related, with some pertaining to Boeing Company in general. Of interest are documents that relate to women workers at Boeing, including one on childcare options and one on appearance and uniforms. The scrapbook was compiled by...

Murray Stuart and Noel Rae Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-02-23
Abstract Native Washingtonians Murray Stuart (1909-1960), and Noel Rae (b. 1909), married in 1929 and were both pilots. The collection contains clippings, photographs, correspondence, business records, and certificates relating to both their flight careers and personal lives.

Nordhoff and Dunnam families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-05-11
Abstract Collection of photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and assorted ephemera from the Nordhoff and Dunnam families, who served as pilots in World War I and World War II and later founded the Bellevue Airport.

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