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Joe Aiken Films

 Collection — Box: Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Identifier: 1998-12-28
Contents of the Collection The Joe Aiken Films are comprised of six films shot, produced, or compiled by Joe Aiken of 20th Century Fox Studio, from approximately 1918-1947. The films contain a mix of newsreel footage, documentary footage of aircraft manufacturing, and flight footage. Three of the films contain footage of World War I flying aces, flying squadrons, World War I-era aircraft, and transatlantic flight attempts. One of the films contains newsreel footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II and the...

Elsie Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-04-17A
Abstract Elsie Anderson worked at Boeing Company as a Public Relations representative, circa 1940s-1950s. The collection includes negatives, films, photographic prints, and a small amount of textual materials related to Boeing aircraft and test flights occurring during the 1940s-1950s.

The Julius A. Barr Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-3
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures in the mid-1930s as well as worked as a Boeing test pilot from 1938-1939. The collection contains four clippings related to Barr's time at Boeing and his death.

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...

The Julius A. Barr Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-6
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures Zhang Xueliang (also known as the "Young Marshal" and "Peter Chang") and General Chiang Kai-shek in the mid-1930s. The collection contains a photograph album with three hundred and thirty-nine (339) black-and-white photographs, most likely taken by Barr, covering his time in China.

Julius A. Barr Photograph Albums and Films

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-10-24
Abstract Julius A. Barr had a varied flight career in the 1920s and 1930s, notably spending time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures and later working as a Boeing test pilot. The collection includes 5 albums with more than 1,600 photographs and 11 films that document his personal life and career.

John and Alan Blum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract Collection of 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. The collection is comprised of a scrapbook, a photograph album and loose photographs, and a small amount of ephemera.

James O. Brewer World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-06-04
Contents of the Collection The James O. Brewer World War II Collection documents Brewer’s service as a pilot in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection consists of both photographic and textual material, primarily dating from 1942-1949.Photographs are in color and black-and-white and appear to show military personnel, reunions, and personal candids, though most of the photographs are not dated or annotated. A significant number of photographs were taken in Australia and prominently feature...

Early Seattle Aviation Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-04-08
Abstract The collection consists of an album containing ten (10) black-and-white photographs featuring early aviators and aircraft.

Charlotte Eising Boeing 80-A Crash Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-05-11
Content Description The Charlotte Eising Boeing 80-A Crash Collection is a small collection of materials relating to the crash of a Boeing 80-A (tail number NC225M) in June 1930 in Wyoming. The collection includes five photographs of the crash. The 3x5.5" black-and-white prints are mounted on black paper and are significantly discolored. There is also a letter to M. Catharine Holby from A.G. Kinsman of Boeing Air Transport, Inc. regarding items lost in the crash; a business card for Kinsman; and a small clipping...

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