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Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-03-20
Overview The Clayton D. Bowyer B-29 bomb door installation notebook is a small spiral notebook with handwritten notes regarding the installation of bomb doors on B-29s during World War II.

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...

The James H. Dilonardo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-01-21
Abstract James H. Dilonardo was a local aviation enthusiast strongly tied to Boeing Field and The Museum of Flight. His collection consits of photographs, textual materials, sound recordings, and film largely related to aviation in Seattle, Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

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.

Lyden H. Rien Boeing Flying Fortress School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022-01-31
Content Description The Lyden H. Rien Boeing Flying Fortress School Collection consists of materials related to Rien's military service during World War II as a B-17 mechanic. The bulk of the collection consists of U.S. Army Air Corps Technical School training materials from the Boeing Flying Fortress School, part of the Boeing School of Aeronautics, from when Rien trained as a B-17 mechanic in 1942. The materials include a two-volume training manual that is interspersed with handwritten notes and...

Signed Group Portrait of African American "Rosie the Riveters"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-00-00-24
Contents of the Collection The collection consists of a single black-and-white group portrait of eight (8) female African American Boeing assembly workers. It is likely the women worked at the Boeing Renton facility, circa 1940s. The women are posed in front of a Boeing B-29 Superfortress and each has signed the photograph with their name: Back row, left to right: Louise Williams, [illegible], Velma Glass Johnson, Florence Thomas; Front row, left to right: Katie Jeffries, Althea Skelton, Ella Mae, Mary...

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