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Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-05-07
Contents of the Collection The Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines (NWA) Flight Attendant Collection is relatively small and comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Austin during her flight attendant career with Northwest Orient Airlines from 1960-1965.Textual materials include a large amount of stewardess training materials, including instructions for various safety procedures, aircraft layouts, and assorted work sheets from stewardess...

Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-08-26-A
Content Description The Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings is a small collection consisting primarily of textual materials documenting Barr's professional and personal life from the late 1920s until his death in 1939. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Barr, as well as a few written by his wife Hortense, to his parents residing in Pittsburg, Kansas, from 1926 until 1939. The letters shed light on his military training, his work importing and demonstrating aircraft for...

John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

The Boeing Story Exhibit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-00-00-17
Content Description The Boeing Story Exhibit Collection consists of archival items acquired by the Museum of Flight for use in the "The Boeing Story: 1916-1958" exhibit, on permanent display in the Museum's Red Barn. This collection only represents archival items purchased for use in the exhibit; the exhibit also includes artifacts and library materials as well as items from other accessions which are not included in this collection.The collection is organized by theme following the layout of the...

Joseph A. Bossi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-03-03-A
Abstract The Joseph A. Bossi served as a sergeant in the 162nd Aero Squadron during World War I. The collection contains an event program and postcard relating to Bossi's service in Europe.

Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection

 Collection
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...

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

 Collection
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.

John Cook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-07-31
Abstract Born in Scotland, John Cook (1899-) was a mechanic who worked on the engines that powered the Douglas World Cruisers that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe by air. Cook also served in the military for thirty-six years and later was a Quality Control Inspector for the Air Force Aircraft program at Boeing. The collection contains photographs, slides, and textual materials primarily related to his time at Boeing as well as some photographs and documents related to his contribution...

Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1284
Abstract Colonel Merle Coons (1921-1997) was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, earning ace status during World War II. The collection is a subset of the American Fighter Aces Collection and includes primarily textual materials, such as military orders and records, flight records and a log book, and a scrapbook, as well as a photograph album and a small amount of loose photographs.

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