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Frederick Nelson Atwood Ledger

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Identifier: 2010-10-13
Overview The collection consists of one ledger book created by Frederick Nelson Atwood, circa 1862-1880, with his handwritten notes and illustrations. The ledger primarily consists of notes related to Atwood's career as an artist. Of particular interest note are his illustrations and notes on airships and balloons.

Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection

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Identifier: 2019-08-09
Contents of the Collection The Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection is comprised of photographs and various textual materials, including military records, orrders, certificates, and correspondence, primarily related to the World War II experience of Lewis Paul Bowers, a flight navigator on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator ("Rude Nude") of the 307th Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force. There are also some items related to post-war activities as well as personal and family materials. The bulk of the collection...

Henry B. Christensen World War II Collection

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Identifier: 2008-09-04-A
Abstract Henry B. Christensen (1909-1990) was a United States Navy pilot during World War II. The collection contains military records, personnel documents, a pilot's log book, twelve (12) black-and-white photographs, and two (2) New Testaments.

Stanley J. Dec Papers

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Identifier: 2010-06-02
Abstract Stanley Joseph Dec (1920-) was born in Raymond, Washington. After attending flight school in Iowa, Dec joined the military and served as a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains documents, logs, and publications documenting the training and military career of World War II U. S. Navy Ensign Stanley J. Dec.

Brian E. and Larry E. Doughty War Ration books

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Identifier: 2018-00-00-181
Contents of the Collection The Brian E. and Larry E. Doughty War Ration books include two World War II ration booklets with ration coupons. The booklets are dated 1943 and were issued by the United States Office of Price Administration. Both booklets are named as "War Ration Book No. 3." One booklet is numbered 463117 and issued to Brian E. Doughty, age 2 years, and the second booklet is numbered 4463116 and issued to Larry E. Doughty, age 5 years, of Seattle, Washington. Both books appear to have been partially used,...

The Douglas Aircraft Company Records

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Identifier: 1995-06-23-15
Abstract The Douglas Aircraft Company was a pioneer in early aviation and is best known for its DC-3 transport aircraft. The Douglas Aircraft Company Records contain administrative, financial, and legal records relating to the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1921-1945.

John Fornasero Papers

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Identifier: 2011-06-24
Abstract: The John Fornasero Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to the life and work of flight instructor, aviation inspector, and test pilot John B. Fornasero. A significant portion of this collection is made up of photographs. Major topics include the Ryan School of Aeronautics, the Civil Aeronautics Administration, Fairchild Aircraft Company, and Boeing Aircraft Company.

Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection

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Identifier: 2017-01-24
Abstract Ray (1894-1969) and Leonard (1888-1971) Grimshaw were brothers who served as mechanics during World War I. The collection contains correspondence, military documents, photographs, clippings, newspapers, a diary, and booklets primarily relating to the military service of Ray M. Grimshaw but also includes a small selection of correspondence from his brother, Leonard.

Harold K. and Charlene B. Hartell World War II Collection

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Identifier: 2021-12-08
Overview The Harold K. and Charlene B. Hartell World War II Collection documents the personal careers of the Hartells during the war, primarily from 1942 to 1945. The collection documents Harold’s training and service as a bombardier in the United States Air Corps and Charlene’s training and work for North American Aviation building B-25 bombers.

Frank L. Houston Collection

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Identifier: 2016-12-01
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs relating to the World War II and post-war flight career of pilot Frank "Sam" Houston, 1940-1980. The textual materials include a 1940 high school graduation diploma for Houston, eight (8) war ration booklets, circa 1942-1943; five (5) pilot log books, which span from Houston's learning to fly in 1942 through 1966, including some of his time as a pilot with Northwest Airlines. The log books include...

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