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Joseph Baillargeon Douglas World Cruisers Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-00-00-13
Contents of the Collection The Joseph Baillargeon Douglas World Cruisers Photograph Collection contains 33 black-and-white photographs of Douglas World Cruisers in Alaska during the 1924 around-the-world flight. The aircraft are depicted in flight, on the ground, and afloat in an Alaskan harbor, likely in April 1924. In most of the aircraft images it is difficult to know which specific plane is depicted as the views are often obscured or seen from a distance. Some images include unidentified individuals, including the...

Bernard Bourrand Sketchbook

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2022-10-06
Content Description The Bernard Bourrand Sketchbook is a single-item collection: a bound volume full of drawings and sketches by French artist Bernard Bourrand, dating to 1947-1951. The illustrations depict aircraft, automobiles and other forms of transportation, the majority of which are experimental models. Also among the illustrations are other "Atomic Age" futuristic designs. The volume is a record book with paginated ruled pages. Each page has multiple drawings by Bourrand primarily in...

Virginia Drugg Douglas World Cruiser Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1995-01-06
Contents of the Collection The Virginia Drugg Douglas World Cruiser Photograph Collection contains seven black-and-white photographs of the Douglas World Cruisers while stopped in Unalaska, Alaska during the around the world flight, circa April 1924. The photographs depict a single plane in flight over Unalaska Harbor, Alaska; three of the planes at anchor in Unalaska Harbor; a group of unidentified dignitaries with the pilots in front of Prince Rupert Hotel in Unalaska; two aircraft at anchor with a third visible in...

Early Aviation Photograph Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: 2022-00-00-37
Overview The Early Aviation Photograph Collection is a collection of unknown origins consisting of 328 prints and 299 negatives, all black-and-white, primarily depicting aircraft from the first half of the 20th century. Some airships, airports, pilots, and other subjects are also represented in the images.

William Firth Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-00-00-159
Content Description The William Firth Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of 29 black-and-white 8x10-inch photographs depicting various aircraft including Boeing, Consolidated, Curtiss, Douglas, and Fleet models from circa 1920s-1950s. The majority of images depict side or three-quarter views of aircraft on the ground, although some images depict aircraft in flight. Many images are of aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and some images were taken at Edwards Air Force Base. Not all aircraft have...

Harry R. Mankins Film Collection

 Collection — Box: Film Box 6, Reel: 1
Identifier: 1999-03-02-A
Contents of the Collection The Harry R. Mankins Film Collection is a small collection containing one film reel from circa 1930s-1940s of various military aircraft and airliners flying around the Seattle, Washington area. Aircraft pictured include the Boeing XB-15, XB-17, 247, and 314 Clipper prototype; Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats; and a United Airlines Douglas DC-3 "Mainliner" aircraft. Passengers, flight attendants, and flight and ground crew are featured in a few shots. Other scenes include a brief aerial...

Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988-06-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of materials relating to Wingfield’s career as a flight attendant for American Airlines in the late 1930s. The collection includes one photographic portrait (a later reprint of a colorized photograph) of Wingfield in uniform; two logbooks from her routes as a flight attendant, dated 1936-1937 and 1939-1940; and four films. The privately shot films are from 1939 and the early 1940s and contain scenes of American...

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