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Clarence A. Borley U.S. Naval Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-07-20
Abstract Clarence A. Borley (1924-2019) was a U.S. Navy fighter pilot and ace. The collection documents Borley's 36-year military career as a pilot and fighter ace in the U.S. Navy and consists of textual, visual and audiovisual materials and primarily dates from 1942 to 1968, with some later dates and a small amount of personal materials.

Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-11-15
Content Description The Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection consists of materials relating to Call’s service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) from 1942-1944. Materials are arranged alphabetically and span from 1939-2019 (bulk 1943-1980). The collection consists of about 0.6 cubic feet of material, including military records, licenses and membership cards, flight records and logbooks, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and clippings. Correspondence in the collection includes a...

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

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Identifier: 2015-06-17
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

David L. Davidson Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-07-11
Abstract David L. Davidson was an electrical engineer at The Boeing Company and worked on the Saturn V Rocket and the Lunar Rover projects. He served in the U.S. Marines from 1942-1946 and in the U.S. Army Reserves Engineer Corps from 1957-1962. This collection, which dates from 1941 to his retirement from Boeing in 1988, consists of textual materials, photographs, and one digital audio recording. It includes administrative records, notes, Boeing managerial training materials, photographs that depict...

Lorraine C. (Coccio) Ditsworth Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2009-02-20
Contents of the Collection The Lorraine C. (Coccio) Ditsworth Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of texual materials and sixteen (16) photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Ditsworth during her 1953-1956 service as a Western Airlines (WA) flight attendant, although five (5) of the photographs appear to be unrelated to Ditsworth directly and of a later date (circa 1970s). The textual materials include three (3) logs which contain notes about Ditsworth's flights, 1953-1956;...

Lisbeth Lally Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-02-08
Contents of the Collection The Lisbeth Lally Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection contains a small amount of materials collected by Lally during her 1967 service as a flight attendant for Pan American Airways (PAA). Materials include her May 2, 1967 PAA graduation certificate, including its original cover; an 8x10" black-and-white group portrait of the graduated stewardesses [Lally is in the 2nd row, 3rd from left]; a 1965 PAA stewardess recruitment brochure; and a newspaper ad recruiting stewardesses. It also...

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.

evé Martinez-Petrut Eastern Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2008-02-26-A
Contents of the Collection The evé Martinez-Petrut Eastern Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is quite small. The collection contains a November 1958 Eastern Airlines (EA) flight attendant diploma for Martinez, including a black-and-white 8x10" group portrait of the graduating class and a program and menu for the graduation event. Digital prints for each of these items are also included in the collection, as well as a CD-ROM which holds digital files, per donor information. The collection also has one "Occupied" seat...

Nordhoff and Dunnam Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-08-13
Overview The Nordhoff and Dunnam Families Collection contains items relating to the World War I and II service of the Nordhoff and Dunnam families.

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