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Rolfe W. Eckmann Naval Aviation Collection

 Collection — Box: one
Identifier: 2021-09-17
Content Description The Rolfe W. Eckmann Naval Aviation Collection consists of textual and visual materials that document Eckmann's service with the U.S. Navy and Naval Station Puget Sound in Washington, commonly known as Sand Point, with materials ranging from the 1940s through 2010s.Eckmann's career as a U.S. Naval transport pilot is represented with four logbooks dating from 1942-1967. A few documents originally enclosed in the logs include a memo designating Eckmann as a Transport Plane Commander, a...

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.

Halden H. Emrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-02-16
Abstract The collection contains materials relating to Halden H. Emrick's personal life and varied aviation career as a pilot's instructor during World War I, chief pilot for Curtiss-Wright and other aircraft companies, and a stunt pilot during the heyday of barnstorming in the 1920s and 1930s.

Melvin A. Erickson World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-05-10
Contents of the Collection The collection relates to the World War II service of Melvin A. Erickson, a B-17 pilot. It includes a pilot's logbook; military records, such as Erickson's war record, identity card, and discharge; aerial photographs of targets; and a photograph album which holds training and mission photographs.

John Espy World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-113
Contents of the Collection The collection pertains to pilot John Espy, including World War II and post-war materials. It includes pilot log books, 1941-1955; a "short snorter" dated October 23, 1942, and other foreign currency; membership certificates, and American Airline employment records for Espy. Also included is a CAA airman identify card for Margaret Louise Rowe, whose name appears in one of Espy's pilot logs though the exact connection between the two is unknown. Additional materials include slides from a July...

F-1 Heated Flight Suit Photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-04-01
Content Description The F-1 Heated Flight Suit Photograph is a small collection consisting of a single black-and-white photograph. The photograph depicts two men, one identified as Bud Cook, wearing F-1 heated flight suits (familiarly known as "blue bunny suits") standing in front of a tent. The men possibly served with the 98th Bombardment Group, but this is not verified.

Flying Tigers Association Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2001-04-27-A
Contents of the Collection The collection contains materials related to the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG), also known as the "Flying Tigers." Materials from various members include logs, correspondence, identity cards, and photographic prints. Most of the material is from dates of active service, 1941-1942, but some items are commemorative, primarily lithographs and reunion materials, circa 1990s.

Pat Ford Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2020-07-28
Contents of the Collection The Pat Ford Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of four black-and-white snapshots. Three World War II-era photographs measuring 2.5"x3.5" depict aircraft in Warrington, England. One post-war photograph measures 3.5"x5" and depicts Jack Northcott standing outside the cockpit of his plane.

German Aces Photograph

 Collection — Box: Small Collections oversize materials 2019-, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-07-18
Content Description The German Aces Photograph is one photographic print featuring two images. The larger image shows top fighter ace Erich Hartmann examining a chart with fellow fighter ace Gerhard “Gerd” Barkhorn. The two are wearing official Nazi Luftwaffe uniforms. The smaller, insert photograph is a formal portrait of General Adolf Galland in dress uniform. The print is signed by Erich Hartmann and Adolf Galland.

Ralph L. Gjefle World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1992-07-29
Contents of the Collection The Ralph L. Gjefle World War II Collection is a small collection that contains primarily textual materials relating to Gjefle's World War II experience, circa 1942-1945. The materials were collected by Gjefle, who served as a pilot in the China-Burma theater during the war. Materials include a 1943 Enlisted Man's pass and a 1942 physical fitness record card for Gjefle, as well as 1944 graduation invites for Class 44-D from Marfa Army Air Force Pilot School at Marfa Army Air Field, Texas....

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