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Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2020-02-26
Content Description The Daniel Abramson Korean War Photograph Album consists of one album with snapshots documenting Abramson's service in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.The album has a teal cover with a Chinese or Japanese style dragon plate on the front cover, presumably purchased during his time abroad in service. It measures approximately 9x12x1.5 inches and has black paper pages. Inside there are 143 black-and-white photographs, each about 3.5x4.5 inches, affixed with album...

American Fighter Aces Association Oral Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-OralHist
Abstract Collection of approximately one hundred twenty (120) oral histories of Fighter Aces and several non-aces, including relatives of aces, other military pilots, and military historians.

William Frederick Barns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04-13
Abstract William Frederick "Bill" Barns (1920-1995) joined the United States Air Force in 1942 and flew in the European Theater during World War II. After the war, Barns served in the USAF in several capacities until his retirement in 1966 when he went to work in the private sector, including for Garrett Corporation. The collection contains a broad array of textual materials as well as photographs and digital images related to his military and professional careers.

Raphael and Bette Barto U.S. Air Force Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-04-27
Content Description The Raphael and Bette Barto U.S. Air Force Collection documents the Bartos' service in the U.S. Air Force in the 1940s through 1960s with a variety of textual and visual materials. Raphael Barto's military service as a fighter pilot is documented with flight records and logbooks, certificates and diplomas, documentation related to his Air Medal, and photographs. The logbook primarily covers his time in training at Randolph Field, Texas, but his individual flight records provide more...

Robert L. Baseler Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-08-26
Overview This collection relates to Rober L. Baseler's career as a Fighter Ace, with a focus on his service during World War II.

Boeing Company B-52 and 707 photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1990-06-15-24
Contents of the Collection The collection contains thirty-eight (38) black-and-white 11x14" photographs from the Boeing Company Historical Archives which relate to the March 18, 1954 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress ceremony with General Nathan Twining; Boeing 707 production; and one photograph of a photograph depicting a 1919 Boeing mailplane first flight from Vancouver to Seattle, Washington. Duplication occurs.Some photographs have a handwritten H-number on the reverse of image, but the bulk do not have...

George P. Boyle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-04-13-A
Contents of the Collection The George P. Boyle Collection is comprised of two series; World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs and Boeing memorabilia. Series I, World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs, includes fifty-eight (58) black-and-white photographs dated 1945. The photographs vary in size, from 9.5x9.5" to 10x19" and include front captions providing contextual information such as location, date, and type of image, such as "post strike." The images were taken in various...

John D. Carroll World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2000-09-14
Contents of the Collection The collection relates to the World War II experience of 1st Lieutenant John D. Carroll, who served as a flight navigator and bombadier. It includes aeronautical charts for Hong Kong and Hungtze, China and Osaka and Choshi, Japan as well as a small amount of newspaper clippings related to World War II. Also present are photographs depicting military operations, such as reconnaissance and aerial bombardment, and aircraft, predominantly the B-29. The B-29 is featured in formation flight, dropping...

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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Boeing B-17 Model 299 Flying Fortress ("XB-17") 5
Boeing B-47 Stratojet Family (Model 450) 5
Boeing Model 747 Family 5
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navigation charts 3
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personnel records 3
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technical drawings 3
technical reports 3
yearbooks 3
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Air Force One (Presidential aircraft) 2
Aircraft cabins 2
Airplane occupants 2
Airplane racing 2
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Alaska 2
Armed Forces -- Officers 2
Boeing B-50A 2
Boeing Model 737 Family 2
Boeing P-12E (Model 234) 2
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